Friday, July 27, 2012

Directions, Joe Gibbs, Debbie Hayes, Andrew Hill, Zilla Mayes, Lee Hazlewood...

Around 400 new records added this week, including a few great reggae titles and top notch soul LPs and 45s. We are open for business as usual all summer, so stay in touch.


Very rare Brunswick LP with the killer cut "I want to be your special man".

NY stereo orig of fine Blue Note set.

Rare disco from Esther Phillips-y vocalist!

Boogie Down Productions - Criminal minded
Gold label US orig of their all-time hip hop masterpiece.

Stunning soulful disco, big office favorite!

Superb reggae 12" and it's the rare JA orig!

Joe Gibbs & The Professionals - Majestic dub
Excellent dub LP on a clean Jamaican original.

Very rare Swedish only LP in lovely condition!

Fantastic crossover soul, big recommendation.

Classic Prestige set feat. Coltrane, Chambers, Garland & Philly Joe Jones. Early 2nd issue, Bergenfield address.

Fabulous 60s soul doublesider!

US orig of all-time classic spiritual jazz LP.

UK soul/boogie from '81 that's so hard to come by.

Beautiful record from Allen Toussaint, midtempo r&b b/w a stand-out deep soul ballad!

Friday, July 20, 2012

O'Jays, Bobby Taylor, Earl Sixteen, Mary Lou Williams, Latee...

 Very strong week for new additions. Some thoroughly recommended 60s & 70s soul 7"s, top hip hop LPs, Impulse originals from Coltrane & Mingus alongside classic soul, funk and reggae. Below are some of the hottest new records.

Stunning 60s soul dancer from one of the best soul groups ever.


Swedish jazz/fusion with a deep, trippy vibe. Don't see this around much.

Superb northern soul, just pure class.


Fantastic northern soul in lovely condition.

Carl Meeks - Bad boy
Wicked digi 12" that's not easy to pick up.


Big modern soul room spin!


One of the best from P&P, huge disco classic with a lot of life left in it.

Impressive LP that doesn't up turn up a lot.

Coltrane on a deep tip. US stereo orig.


Hip hop masterclass! Wild Pitch and Mark 45 King at their finest.


Rare roots, Canadian only.

Rare and great funky/spiritual jazz LP!

Rare 12" from one of the best Swedish hip hop acts.


Massive hip hop classic on US original.

Willie Colon - The Hustler
Gold label US orig of classic Fania session.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Bob Azzam, J.R. Bailey, Miles Davis and a big crate of hip hop

 Piles of classic hip hop, soul, funk & jazz added this week, along with a few new releases and reissues. Paramount Four on Kent is strongly recommended for anyone into soul of a northern variety. Ronn Forella is essential for the funky jazz heads. Some of the lesser seen pieces are shown below.

We stay open as usual all summer, Wed-Fri 1-6, Sat 12-4.
All the best from the Recordmania office!

His rarest album.


Monster soul tune, always indemand.

Awesome 70s soul, pure bliss!

Great 70s soul classic, loads of strong tracks.

Prestige classic on US original. Several Miles LPs added this week.

US mono original of another Miles classic.

Massive LP from '95, includes "Shook ones"!

Vintage Prestige jazz with Coltrane, Chambers & Garland. Early 2nd issue.

Various / Hudson County - Sunbar presents Disco-Funk
Only original release for Hudson County's "Bim sala bim" - heavy funk jam.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Positive Force, Dadisi Komolafe, Augustus Pablo and much more...

As usual we have added a nice mix of records this week, hoping to satisfy your summer needs.  Check the links below for some outstanding examples of what's new. We hope that you all are having a great summer. We surely are!

Rare spiritual jazz LP, still sealed.

Crucial reggae classic!

Black Jazz LP from 1974. In shrink.

Nice mixture of jazz, latin and soul. Clean copy.

Monster disco mover.

Great dancefloor version of "Speak no evil".

Wonderful Brazilian soul in "Serrado" and "Nereci".

Exceptional disco/funk on this rare 12".

"See and don't see" is a sister soul gem. 

Very nice copy of this rare groove classic.