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DJ Sotofett & Osaruxo - Hebi

DJ Sotofett & Osaruxo

Hebi

Hebi is tough, stomping, mesmerizing romany funk, riding Far East from the Baltic Sea on clopping hooves of uranium, with synths from spaceways furthe... more...

10inch Honest Jons: HJP092 remind

Terry Hall & Mustaq / Baby G - Ward 21 Rmx  / Rasta Youth Rmx

Terry Hall & Mustaq / Baby G

Ward 21 Rmx / Rasta Youth Rmx

Rough dancehall w/ oriental influences.

12inch Honest Jons: HJP012 remind

V/A - Dougla Rhythm

V/A

Dougla Rhythm

Dancehall influenced soca music with a carneval feel. Featuring tracks by Massive Gosine, Third Base and others.

12inch Honest Jons: HJP013 remind

Seiji & Spoonface - Yin Yang

Seiji & Spoonface

Yin Yang

West London broken beat track with male vox.

12inch Honest Jons: HJP019 € 11,90

Tony Allen - Ole (Moritz Von Oswald remix)

Tony Allen

Ole (Moritz Von Oswald remix)

Mister Basic Channel / Rhythm & Sound mastermind comes to the control tower for his remix duty. He delivers a great, more then 10 minute long dance re... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP036 remind

Tony Allen - Moyege (Mark's Mix)

Tony Allen

Moyege (Mark's Mix)

Mark Ernestus, one half of the Basic Channel, Maurizio and Rhythm & Sound teams, inaugurates the series of reworkings of tracks from Tony Allen’s Lago... more...

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Tony Allen - Kilode (Carl Craig remix)

Tony Allen

Kilode (Carl Craig remix)

This weeks Carl Craig remix is on Honest Jon (back on Honest Jon's). And he is in devastating form. Another epic track which is kicking hard and funki... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP039 remind

The Congos - Congo Man; Carl Craig edits

The Congos

Congo Man; Carl Craig edits

Great Carl Craig remixes of this nice track. Always with the cool Honest Jon's look.

Dub
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Mark De Clive-Lowe featuring Lyric L - Mesmerized

Mark De Clive-Lowe featuring Lyric L

Mesmerized

Nu jazzy West London broken beat with MC vive including DJ Spinna jouse remix.

12inch Honest Jons: HJP023 remind

Various Artists - Open Strings: Early Virtuoso Recordings From The Middle East, And New Responses

Various Artists

Open Strings: Early Virtuoso Recordings From The Middle East, And New Responses

Forgotten masterpieces, out-of-this-world improvisations from the 1920s and new responses.

4LP Honest Jons: HJRLP39 remind

Steel An Skin - Afro Punk Reggae Dub

Steel An Skin

Afro Punk Reggae Dub

From the Honest Jon's 'hood — Ladbroke Grove, late-1970s — stomping disco, dubwise reggae and regal steel-band

12inch Honest Jons: HJP045 remind

Moritz von Oswald Trio - Vertical Ascent

Moritz von Oswald Trio

Vertical Ascent

Through Basic Channel and Rhythm And Sound — his collaborations with Mark Ernestus — Moritz von Oswald mapped out the grounds of a deep exchange betwe... more...

CD Honest Jons: HJRCD045 € 19,99

Moritz von Oswald Trio - Vertical Ascent

Moritz von Oswald Trio

Vertical Ascent

Through Basic Channel and Rhythm And Sound — his collaborations with Mark Ernestus — Moritz von Oswald mapped out the grounds of a deep exchange betwe... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP045 remind

Diplo/ Newham Genrals / Elewedy Agege - Ep

Diplo/ Newham Genrals / Elewedy Agege

Ep

4 track E.P. combining many styles including firstly the talents of Baltimore's ''Diplo'' (Producer for MIA) who tears up walls and stomps across the... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP042 € 9,99

Candi Staton - Pepe Bradock remixes

Candi Staton

Pepe Bradock remixes

'Do Your Duty' and 'Evidence', tracks taken from Candi Staton's earlier, pre-disco, rootsy deep soul days, given the remix treatment courtesy of Pepe... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP014 remind

Actress - Paint, Straw & Bubbles

Actress

Paint, Straw & Bubbles

This is one of those releases we would have loved to release ourselfs here at Clone! Actress is one of the young shots with his own sound and his own... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP048 remind

Various Artists - Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization Of West Africa

Various Artists

Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization Of West Africa

Drawn from exceedingly rare records, mixing the celebrated and unknown, this is the sequel to The World Is Shaking, and the companion of Marvellous Bo... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP041 remind

Various Artists - Marvellous Boy: Calypso From West Africa

Various Artists

Marvellous Boy: Calypso From West Africa

The inter-war dance bands of British West Africa are often strikingly similar in sound to Trinidadian orchestras like Lovey's String Band (credited wi... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP038 remind

T++ - Wireless

T++

Wireless

Long ago snagged by the rhythmic innovations of the post jungle underground, on Wireless Profrock makes explicit his debt to the radical fringe of UK... more...

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Various Artists - Sprigs Of Time: 78s From The EMI Archive

Various Artists

Sprigs Of Time: 78s From The EMI Archive

Thirty amazing tracks recorded between 1903 and 1957, everywhere from England — Percy Grainger’s recording of the title song in 1908 — to the court of... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP036 remind

Various Artists - Give Me Love: Songs Of The Brokenhearted - Baghdad, 1925-1929

Various Artists

Give Me Love: Songs Of The Brokenhearted - Baghdad, 1925-1929

In the mid-1920s The Gramophone Company employed two or three Europeans to criss-cross Iraq. They logged regional demographics, assessed the German co... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP035 € 15,99

Cedric Im Brooks & The Light Of Saba - The Magical Light Of Saba

Cedric Im Brooks & The Light Of Saba

The Magical Light Of Saba

aking leads from Hugh Masekela and Fela Kuti, the recordings of Cedric Im Brooks and The Light of Saba delineate ‘world music’ way ahead of its time.... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP004 remind

Various Artists - Watch How The People Dancing - Unity Sounds From The London Dancehall, 1986 - 1989

Various Artists

Watch How The People Dancing - Unity Sounds From The London Dancehall, 1986 - 1989

Brilliant, haughty Jamaican avant-gardism, inspired by Jammy's Sleng Teng explosion, rearing up at a Hackney crossroads opposite techno, hiphop, break... more...

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Various Artists - The World Is Shaking: Cubanismo From The Congo, 1954-55

Various Artists

The World Is Shaking: Cubanismo From The Congo, 1954-55

The presentation of vintage recordings from the EMI Archive in Hayes, this album uncovers the dizzy beginnings of the golden age of African music — zi... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP040 remind

Actress - Splazsh

Actress

Splazsh

Actress with his new album... called Splazsh! Great raw sincere electronica on the lovely Honest Jon label. One of those new artists doing raw and edg... more...

2x12inch Honest Jons: HJRLP049 € 18,99

Tony Allen - Lagos No Shaking

Tony Allen

Lagos No Shaking

Tony Allen is the co-creator of Afrobeat, and one of the most distinctive and in-demand drummers on the planet. No one swings like this Nigerian rhyth... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP020 remind

Actress - Splazsh

Actress

Splazsh

Darren Cunningham’s eagerly‐awaited new album is an adventurous, ultramodern, thoroughly British affair, rummaging about in the inner lives of h... more...

CD Honest Jons: HJRCD049 remind

Various Artist - To Scratch Your Heart: Early Recordings From Istanbul

Various Artist

To Scratch Your Heart: Early Recordings From Istanbul

The music here is so transfixing, intensely devotional and sublimely beautiful, that some contemporary listeners thought they were levitating. Drawn... more...

4LP Honest Jons: HJRLP048 remind

Moritz von Oswald Trio - Live in New York

Moritz von Oswald Trio

Live in New York

Four extended excursions recorded earlier this year, with guests Carl Craig and Francois K — and the club environment itself — bringing a fresh pulsat... more...

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Also available @ D\G\T\L

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Tear-up bad-boy brass-band scorchers. Just like dad crossed Sun Ra with Kool And The Gang, this crashes funkdafied New Orleans street jazz into hip ho... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP042 remind

Wareika Hill Sounds - Kumina Mento Rasta

Wareika Hill Sounds

Kumina Mento Rasta

Contemporary roots reggae w/ fierce, banked rasta drumming, sweet, jazzy trombone & bubbling bass

10inch Honest Jons: HJP050 remind

Tunde Williams Plays With Africa 70  - Mr. Big Mouth

Tunde Williams Plays With Africa 70

Mr. Big Mouth

Tunde Williams blows from menthol-cool to incinerating on these wonderful vintage tracks. Afrika 70, recorded in 1975, produced by Fela Kuti.

LP Honest Jons: HJRLP101 € 16,99

Moritz Von Oswald Trio / Mala - Digital Mystikz / Restructure 2 Rebuild

Moritz Von Oswald Trio / Mala

Digital Mystikz / Restructure 2 Rebuild

Musically, this new stepper appears to swell out of thin air. Immense and minimal, the propulsive groove is overlain during its twelve minutes with th... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP054 remind

Various Artists - Living Is Hard: West African Music In Britain, 1927-1929

Various Artists

Living Is Hard: West African Music In Britain, 1927-1929

Made in London, these recordings were issued originally by the Zonophone record label over three years from late 1927. The first West African Zonopho... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP033 remind

Various Artists - Bellyachers, Listen - Songs from East Africa, 1938-46

Various Artists

Bellyachers, Listen - Songs from East Africa, 1938-46

Selections from an HMV run of more than four hundred 78s, recordings made in Uganda and Kenya from the mid-1930s till the mid-1950s more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP050-1 remind

Various Artists - Something Is Wrong - Songs From East Africa

Various Artists

Something Is Wrong - Songs From East Africa

Selections from an HMV run of more than four hundred 78s, recordings made in Uganda and Kenya from the mid-1930s till the mid-1950s. more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP050-2 remind

Shackleton - Fireworks

Shackleton

Fireworks

Two new Shackletons, with triumphant remixes by T++ and Baron Mordant! Soundsystem psychodrama in inimitable Shackleton style.

2x12inch Honest Jons: HJP053 remind

Shackleton - Deadman

Shackleton

Deadman

Sam Shackleton stalks deeper into the sub-loaded unknown, with two Valentine's Day releases for Honest Jon's, loaded with spectacular remixes by Kevin... more...

12inch Honest Jons: HJP052 € 8,99

Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Horizontal Structures

Moritz Von Oswald Trio

Horizontal Structures

The trio of Moritz von Oswald, Max Loderbauer (NSI / Sun Electric) and Sasu Ripatti (Vladislav Delay / Luomo), with a third album, this time enriched... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP054 € 20,49

Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Horizontal Structures

Moritz Von Oswald Trio

Horizontal Structures

The trio of Moritz von Oswald, Max Loderbauer (NSI / Sun Electric) and Sasu Ripatti (Vladislav Delay / Luomo), with a third album, this time enriched... more...

CD Honest Jons: HJRCD54 remind

Vladislav Delay Quartet - Vladislav Delay Quartet

Vladislav Delay Quartet

Vladislav Delay Quartet

The debut album of the Vladislav Delay Quartet. A quartet with Vladislav Delay (percussion), Lucio Capece (Saxophone), Derek Shirley (Double bass) and... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP 056 remind

Mark Ernestus - Meets BBC / Version

Mark Ernestus

Meets BBC / Version

A metronomic, clicking beat to drive you crazy; a kind of Motorik lash — dubwise, midrange; moody strings. Wry, driving, one-of-a-kind genius from the... more...

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Anthony Shake Shakir / Oni Ayhun - Meet Shangaan Electro and BBC

Anthony Shake Shakir / Oni Ayhun

Meet Shangaan Electro and BBC

Fiercely brilliant, slashing, whooping dance music from Oni (all-original, no samples) and a stonking Detroit thumper from the master.

12inch Honest Jons: HJP058 remind

Various Artists - Lagos Chop Up

Various Artists

Lagos Chop Up

Fela's success in the West has hidden from view the diversity of modern Nigerian music. Like Lagos All Routes, whilst Chop Up sets out to put things i... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP015 € 17,99

Various Artists - Lagos All routes

Various Artists

Lagos All routes

Most of the rest of the music contained here can be categorized as percussion music from the Yoruba tradition, much of it focusing on the vocals and t... more...

2LP Honest Jons: HJRLP017 remind

Mancingelani / Zinja Hlungwani - Theo Parrish & Burnt Friedman Remixes

Mancingelani / Zinja Hlungwani

Theo Parrish & Burnt Friedman Remixes

Theo Parrish and Burnt Friedman on the african funk re-edit/remix mission. Burnt Friedman Meets Zinja Hlungwani,Theo Parrish Meets Mancingelani.

12inch Honest Jons: HJP060 € 10,99