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12-10-2017 - thursday


Earth Wind & Fire - Brazilian Rhyme (Unreleased Extended Mix)

Earth Wind & Fire

Brazilian Rhyme (Unreleased Extended Mix)

Huge, The full unreleased version of the o.g bboy classic 'Brazilian Rhyme' straight out the Sony tape vaults ( I made that sound easier than it was).... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH043 € 14,99

07-09-2017 - thursday


Broomfield Corporate Jam - Stop

Broomfield Corporate Jam

Stop

Vocalist and mult- instrumentalist family the Broomfield's might be new to you but Deepfunk heads know the deal. The six Broomfield siblings (vocalist... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH052 € 12,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

Raw Soul Express - Let Go

Raw Soul Express

Let Go

LTD 500 - My two favourite tracks from the Unreleased Raw Soul Express LP (released last month) on our format of choice, blink and they will have disa... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH053 € 12,99

03-08-2017 - thursday


Raw Soul Express - Best Kept Secret

Raw Soul Express

Best Kept Secret

Athens of the north and Symphoncal Records are proud to present the long lost Raw Soul Express LP in a special limited Vinyl only release. Mastered pe... more...

LP Athens Of The North: AOTNLP012 remind

04-07-2017 - tuesday


Nubia - The Time Is Right

Nubia

The Time Is Right

'Chicano Soul Floaters' have to be one of the smaller sub genres of my Disco collecting but Nubia is probably the best example out there. We managed t... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH045 € 11,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

Willie Dale - Let Your Light Shine

Willie Dale

Let Your Light Shine

The Willie Dale 45 was discovered about 7 years ago. A good friend on the scene in Manchester won the first copy from ebay after which a few of us cha... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH042 € 11,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

29-05-2017 - monday


Tarika Blue - Truth Is The Key

Tarika Blue

Truth Is The Key

Two gold standard musical compositions I won't insult by labelling with a genre. 'Truth is the key' is one of my favourite tracks period, the Arp solo... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH026 € 12,99

Hampshire & Foat - Galaxies Like Grains of Sand

Hampshire & Foat

Galaxies Like Grains of Sand

Multi talented UK Jazz Pianist Greg Foat has teamed up with Mercury Award nominated ''The Bees'' member and multi instrumentalist Warren Hampshire to... more...

LP Athens Of The North: AOTNLP010 remind
Also available @ D\G\T\L

Henry Thomas & Rise - My Dreams Are Clouded

Henry Thomas & Rise

My Dreams Are Clouded

Henry Thomas low key 45 on Raptown records has until now been a featured in the record boxes of Deep Boogie and Two Step Dj's who know the deal, it's... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH046 € 12,99
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Zebra - Simple Song

Zebra

Simple Song

I released Zebra over 10 years ago on 12'' year ago when at Jazzman Records but deicded to do it on the original format with a brand new master as its... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH047 € 12,99

03-05-2017 - wednesday


Elbernita ''Twinkie'' Clark-Terrell - Awake O Zion

Elbernita ''Twinkie'' Clark-Terrell

Awake O Zion

Gospel Disco time Again!!!! After the sucess of ''The Power of You're Love'' we deceded to pull out a couple more of our gospel disco dancefloor favor... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH048 remind

JOB Band - Live at The Point After

JOB Band

Live at The Point After

JOB's musical journey started as students at the famed Booker T Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. United by a shared love of soul music and s... more...

LP Athens Of The North: AOTNLP011 € 20,99

Friction Band - Watchin You

Friction Band

Watchin You

Super rare (pretty much unknown) mid tempo vocal modern soul / Disco Floater with a great sweet soul flip. I have been looking for this one for a long... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH044 € 13,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

08-03-2017 - wednesday


Hard Drivers - Since I Was a Little Girl / Straight Talk

Hard Drivers

Since I Was a Little Girl / Straight Talk

This Disco Funk Banger was discovered reasonably late in the game on the Deepfunk scene,. Vivian Lee's big powerful vocal over the pushy backing is wh... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH040 € 13,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

10-02-2017 - friday


Frazelle - Today Is The Day

Frazelle

Today Is The Day

HUGE record if you're into disco, modern or just good fucking music and you probably don't own unless you work in the city or spend half you life look... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH041 € 14,99

30-01-2017 - monday


BAB - Party and Get On Down

BAB

Party and Get On Down

One of the best mid-tempo disco raritys (and we mean rare) to come out the Deepfunk scene. When Keb Darge first played 'Party & Get On Down' in the ea... more...

12inch Athens Of The North: ATH12003 remind

Fruit - What You Gonna Do

Fruit

What You Gonna Do

The Fruit Band's fleeting existence was only recently revealed by the discovery of a few unsold copies of their sole 1978 single, Say It, which quickl... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: AOTN42 remind

26-10-2016 - wednesday


Fruit - If You Feel It Say Yeah

Fruit

If You Feel It Say Yeah

Two massive Unreleased 12'' inch disco bangers from the obscure florida band Fruit, cut loud and deep like a true disco 12 should be. The Fruit Band's... more...

12inch Athens Of The North: ATH12002 remind
Also available @ D\G\T\L

28-07-2016 - thursday


Stephen Colebrooke - Shake That Chic Behind

Stephen Colebrooke

Shake That Chic Behind

Two odd Island bangers previously only avaible on the VERY rare Stephen LP you almost certianly don't own. Athens of the North is happy to drop these... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH032 remind
Also available @ D\G\T\L

Nobody - I Saw You

Nobody

I Saw You

During the 1960s the American popular music scene was overtaken and dominated throughout most of the decade by a creative surge emanating fromDetroit.... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH033 € 15,49
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Spirit of Love - The Power of Your Love

Spirit of Love

The Power of Your Love

Gospel is not something we often delve into at AOTN, I like the odd track but to make the grade it has to be really good. I used to play 'He's Alright... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH035 remind
Also available @ D\G\T\L

07-07-2016 - thursday


Ray Barretto - Pastime Paradise

Ray Barretto

Pastime Paradise

Stone cold classic, although Pastime Paradise has been reissued a couple of time on compilations every single reissue has used the rocky LP version wh... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH028 remind

Raphael Munnings - Nassau Funky

Raphael Munnings

Nassau Funky

You will almost certainly know the 1971 song ''Funky Nassau'' by Beginning Of The End which was deservedly a worldwide hit gaining airplay in many cou... more...

2x7inch Athens Of The North: ATH002 € 21,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

14-06-2016 - tuesday


Symbol 8 - I Thought You Wanted To Dance

Symbol 8

I Thought You Wanted To Dance

Did somebody say AOTN 12''. For our first large format singe we bring you the unreleased full length version of the original Symbol 8 classic ''I thou... more...

12inch Athens Of The North: ATH12001A remind

24-05-2016 - tuesday


Fruit - Fruit

Fruit

Fruit

The Fruit Band's fleeting existence was only recently revealed by the discovery of a few unsold copies of their sole 1978 single,Say It, which quickly... more...

LP Athens Of The North: AOTNLP007 € 29,99
Also available @ D\G\T\L

TSpoon - If You Dance Tonight

TSpoon

If You Dance Tonight

Our second and final release from Billy Bruner T'Spoon out of his obscure Oil Capital Record Label. 'If You Dance Tonight' is almost unknown boogie sp... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH031 € 15,99

10-05-2016 - tuesday


Mr. Wigg & Co - You've Got a Lot of Living

Mr. Wigg & Co

You've Got a Lot of Living

Crunchy outsider disco that's always been popular with those in the know. Getting strong spins through the various iterations of the euro soul scene a... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH022 € 14,99

Rasputins Stash - Hidden Stash

Rasputins Stash

Hidden Stash

It's a big one, a third previously unreleased Raspuitins stash LP, half of which was thought to be lost. Just recently it turned up in a Chicago wareh... more...

LP Athens Of The North: AOTNLP006 remind

29-03-2016 - tuesday


Santiago - Feeling Good

Santiago

Feeling Good

Produced by Philadelphia's Legendary Sonny Hopson, Santiago is Indeed Neftali Santiago from Mandrill who took a break from the band in 1975 and did a... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH030 € 15,49

Nohelani Cypriano - Lihue

Nohelani Cypriano

Lihue

Top tier Hawaiian disco boogie masterpiece available for the first time on 45. It took Athens Of The North 3 years to persuade Nohelani Cypriano to le... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH007 remind
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Samuel Jonathan Johnson - Sweet Love

Samuel Jonathan Johnson

Sweet Love

An amazing solid Groove on Sweet Love, you cant help but feel it. The flip 'Reasons; is the other great track from the same Columbia LP 'My Music' . F... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH025 remind

Brief Encounter - We Want To Play For You

Brief Encounter

We Want To Play For You

Disco Grail is an overused word but in this case it's a fact. The Two best track from the LP every serious disco collector covets. It took a long time... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH029 € 16,99

23-02-2016 - tuesday


Painel De Controle - Relax

Painel De Controle

Relax

Two slices of Brilliant Brazilian Disco. 'Relax' is a straight up boogie monster, well known to deep disco & boogie heads flipped with 'Malandrinh' wi... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH013 remind

03-07-2015 - friday


Various Artists - Henry Stone's Miami Sound - The Record Man's Finest 45s

Various Artists

Henry Stone's Miami Sound - The Record Man's Finest 45s

''When Terry Kane - a sound engineer who was barely twenty years old at the time - built an 8-track recording studio above Henry Stone's office space... more...

2LP Athens Of The North: AOTNLP002 € 29,99

Bileo - You Can Win / Let's Go

Bileo

You Can Win / Let's Go

Undisputedly one of the best, across the board crowd and D.J pleasing rare Disco 45s ever cut to vinyl, two sides of AAA grade party smashers. Cut as... more...

7inch Athens Of The North: ATH006 remind
Also available @ D\G\T\L