Various

Imaginational Anthem vol. 8 : The Private Press

Various

Label Tompkins Square Genre Folk Cat no. tsq5289

8th volume of the acclaimed acoustic guitar series focuses on impossibly rare private press recordings 1968-1995. the guy who taught Bob Dylan how to fingerpick. A sitar gifted by Jimi He...

Guardians of the Galaxy - Awesome Mix Vol 2

Various

Released 11/08/17 Label UMC Genre Soundtracks Cat no. 8736874

Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape 2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage - featuring Chris Prat...

Released 23/06/17 Label UMC Genre Soundtracks Cat no. 8736873

Double Vinyl with 14 Tracks plus 16 pieces from Tyler Bates.

Label UMC Genre Soundtracks Cat no. 8736871

14 tracks.

BadBadNotGood - Late Night Tales

Various

Released 28/07/17 Label Late Night Tales Genre America & Canada Cat no. alncd46

Canadian quartet BadBadNotGood take on creating the ultimate “late night” selection of tracks from their record collections. The original trio of Matthew Tavares, Alex Sowinski and Cheste...

Released 28/07/17 Label Late Night Tales Genre America & Canada Cat no. alnlp46

Double 180 gram virgin vinyl version (Unmixed tracks) with download codes for mixed and unmixed tracks.

Passion - Sources

Various

Released 28/07/17 Label Real World Genre African Cat no. lprw2

180 Gram Vinyl.

Daphni - Fabric Live 93

Various

Released 21/07/17 Label Fabric Genre House Cat no. fabric186

It comes in the form of a very special Fabric Live mix composed of 23 original, unreleased Daphni tracks and four new Daphni edits. Daphni was originally born out of a desire to make more...

Rough Trade Counter Culture 12 Inch Volume 1

Various

Released 21/07/17 Label Rough Trade Shops Genre UK & EU Cat no. RTCCV1201

Limited to 500 copies on Solid white vinyl.

Disco Anthems

Various

Released 14/07/17 Label Demon Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. demrecomp003

Presented in sleek Gatefold sleeve with original artwork and Triple 180 Gram heavyweight vinyl.

DJ Stingray - Kern Vol 4

Various

Released 07/07/17 Label Tresor Genre Techno Cat no. kern004lp

Double Gatefold vinyl.

Released 07/07/17 Label Tresor Genre Techno Cat no. kern004cd

Digipack.

The Caine Prize For African Writing 2017 Short Stories

Various

Released 01/07/17 Label New Internationalist Genre Lyrics Cat no. 9781780264011

Now entering its eighteenth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa's leading literary prize, awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English. The prize was...

Space, Energy and Light - Experimental Electronic And Acoustic Soundscapes 1961 - 88

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label soul jazz Genre Electronic Cat no. sjrlp392

Heavyweight triple vinyl album plus download.

Released 30/06/17 Label soul jazz Genre Electronic Cat no. sjrcd392

Soul Jazz Records' new Space, Energy and Light is a collection of music by early electronic and synthesizer pioneers (from the 1960s through the 1970s), mid-1970s proto-new age gurus and ...

Modernists - Modernism’s Sharpest Cuts

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Kent Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. kent505

Modernism goes vinyl! After two successful CD volumes, Kent’s look at the sort of R&B and club soul that could have been danced to by the original mods – if only they had known about ...

Marylebone Beat Girls - 1964 - 1967

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1492

24 Tracks. The CD version comes with a bumper booklet featuring expanded notes and extra photos.

Released 30/06/17 Label Ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. xxqlp050

12-track LP pressed on 180 Gram orange vinyl in a heavy duty sleeve with comprehensive notes and rare photos on the inner bag.

Gotta Get Up - The Songs of Harry Nilsson 1965 - 1972

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdtop1503

Bookended by his daughter Annie’s recording of the title track and Andy Williams’ version of ‘Remember (Christmas)’, this release in Ace Records’ highly regarded Songwriters series celebr...

John Armstrong presents Afrobeat Brasil

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label BBE Genre South American Cat no. bbe411ccd

The African beat's always been essential to Brazil's music. But now the new generation of musicians, singers and rappers are tweaking the basics of Fela's funk to fit with samba swing, bo...

Released 30/06/17 Label BBE Genre South American Cat no. bbe411clp

The African beat's always been essential to Brazil's music. But now the new generation of musicians, singers and rappers are tweaking the basics of Fela's funk to fit with samba swing, bo...

Seafaring Strangers - Private Yacht

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Numero Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. num72cd

The Numero Group’s dive into the deep end of America’s private press continues. Having battled the witches and wizards of Darkscorch, the outlaws of Cosmic Americana, and traveled alongsi...

Released 30/06/17 Label Numero Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. num72lp

The Numero Group’s dive into the deep end of America’s private press continues. Having battled the witches and wizards of Darkscorch, the outlaws of Cosmic Americana, and traveled alongsi...

Too Slow to Disco Vol 3

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label How Do You Are? Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. hdyare3lp

Double Black Vinyl with Download.

Released 30/06/17 Label How Do You Are? Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. hdyare3ltd

Limited Double Blue Vinyl with Download.

Released 30/06/17 Label How Do You Are? Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. hdyare3

Too Slow To Disco Volume 3 - this is bottled sunshine! A bunch of beautiful songs that might have missed the charts, but can still break your heart. Another incredible collection of songs...

Milk of the Tree - An Anthology of Female Vocal Folk and Singer-Songwriters 1966 - 73

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Grapefruit Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. crsegbox039

Notwithstanding one or two isolated exceptions, it wasn't until the mid-Sixties that independent female voices really began to be heard within the music industry. The feminist movement na...

C88

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Cherry Red Genre Indie Pop Cat no. crcdbox36

C88 is another celebration of the Eighties Indie scene, documenting a golden era when tuneful guitar-based bands made records on shoestring budgets, often issued on small labels with hand...

Silhouettes and Statues - A Gothic Revolution 1978 - 1986

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Cherry Red Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. cdcdbox34

Extensive 5CD / 48 page book set exploring the evolution of the Goth movement, from the glacial post- punk of the late 1970s through positive punk and into the Batcave era, dark electroni...

American Epic: The Best of Country

Various

Released 23/06/17 Label Third Man Genre Country Cat no. TMR458

Early champions of Country Music - The Carter Family, Uncle Dave Macon, the Massey Family, Jimmie Rodgers and many more - have been painstakingly remastered using a mix of analog and digi...

American Epic: Best of Blues

Various

Released 23/06/17 Label Third Man Genre Blues Cat no. TMR457

Early geniuses of Delta Blues - Robert Johnson, Geeshie Wiley & Elvie Thomas, Son House, Charley Patton and many more have been painstakingly remastered using a mix of analog and digi...

Welcome to Zamrock Vol 2

Various

Released 23/06/17 Label Now Again Genre African Cat no. NA5148LP

Explore Zambia’s liberation and its impact on the country’s rock revolution. The book, written by Eothen Alapatt and Leonard Koloko is the first investigation into the Zamrock scene, and ...

Released 23/06/17 Label Now Again Genre African Cat no. NA5148CD

CD and book

Welcome to Zamrock Vol 1

Various

Released 23/06/17 Label Now Again Genre African Cat no. NA5147CD

Book and cd

Released 23/06/17 Label Now Again Genre African Cat no. NA5147LP

How Zambia’s Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution. 1972-1977. An overview of the Zamrock scene, from its ascension to its fall to its resurgence, presented as a 2LP and a hardcover book/CD...

The Passion Of Charlie Parker

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label Impulse! Genre Jazz Cat no. 5742176

Limited Digipack.

Larry Levan's Paradise Garage - The Legend of Dance Music Vol 1

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label Salsoul Genre Disco Cat no. sal20141

First time on vinyl. Previously released in 2003 on Japan-only CD, Larry Levan's Paradise Garage - The Legend Of Dance Music Vol.1 captures the essence of the Paradise Garage under Larry ...

DJ Kicks - The Exclusives

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label K7 Genre Electronic Cat no. k7357cd

!K7 presents the third volume of its DJ-Kicks exclusives CD. A key fixture of !K7’s identity since it’s debut in 1995, DJ-Kicks is arguably the world’s best and most respected mix series....

Innerpeace - Rare Spiritual Funk and Jazz Gems. The Supreme Sound of Producer Bob Shad

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label WEWANTSOUNDS Genre Jazz Cat no. wwslp7

Bob Shad was one of the greatest music producers of the 20th century, having worked with all the music giants you can think of, from Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie to Sarah Vaughan, L...

Released 16/06/17 Label WEWANTSOUNDS Genre Jazz Cat no. wwscd7

Bob Shad was one of the greatest music producers of the 20th century, having worked with all the music giants you can think of, from Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie to Sarah Vaughan, L...

Ote Maloya - The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Reunion 1975-1986

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label Strut Genre Asian Cat no. strut151lp

Strut present a brand new compilation documenting the groundbreaking maloya scene on Reunion Island from the mid-‘70s, as Western instrumentation joined traditional Malagasy, African and ...

Released 16/06/17 Label Strut Genre Asian Cat no. strut151cd

Strut present a brand new compilation documenting the groundbreaking maloya scene on Reunion Island from the mid-‘70s, as Western instrumentation joined traditional Malagasy, African and ...

Steffi - Fabric 94

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label Fabric Genre Techno Cat no. fabric187

Known for her place in the Ostgut Ton family as a club resident and contributing label artist, Steffi's career has spawned five albums with a sixth due in the fall of 2017. She has releas...

Pop Makossa The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976-84

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label Analog Africa Genre African Cat no. aacd083

Just when you think that the well of obscure music from around the world has run dry, Analog Africa returns to put the record straight. Pop-Makossa shines a light on a glorious but largel...

Released 16/06/17 Label Analog Africa Genre African Cat no. aalp083

Just when you think that the well of obscure music from around the world has run dry, Analog Africa returns to put the record straight. Pop-Makossa shines a light on a glorious but largel...

Bunny Lee's Agro Sounds 101 Orange Street

Various

Released 16/06/17 Label Kingston Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. kslp007

14 Tracks.

Released 16/06/17 Label Kingston Sounds Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. kscd007

16 Tracks.

Iconic Performances from the Monterey International Pop Festival

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label The Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. ode000092

The Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation release an anniversary edition CD titled Iconic Performances From The Monterey International Pop Festival to celebrate Monterey Internat...

Max Richter - Behind The Counter with

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Rough Trade Shops Genre Modern Composition Cat no. rtbtc1lp

33 Track Unmixed Triple 180 Gram Black vinyl. It comes with a Download of the Mixed Version.

Released 09/06/17 Label Rough Trade Shops Genre Modern Composition Cat no. rtbtc1lpx

Rough Trade Exclusive. 33 Track Unmixed Triple 180 Gram Transparent green coloured vinyl with 7". It comes with a Download of the Mixed Version. The bonus 7" features two Max Richter tracks - Whale Window Hotel and Farewell Threshold Laudanum.

Released 09/06/17 Label Rough Trade Shops Genre Modern Composition Cat no. rtbtcc1cd

Rough Trade Exclusive. 36 Track Mixed Triple CD Version with bonus CD including the 7” tracks and a selection of unmixed tracks pulled from the LP track listing.

Boogie Down Productions - Ghetto Music: The Blueprint Of Hip Hop

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Get On Down Genre Hip Hop Cat no. GET51303LP

Amongst hip-hop fans, Boogie Down Productions’ first two albums – Criminal Minded (1987) and By All Means Necessary (1988) – both loom very large. And for good reason: they both captured ...

Closed Circuits - Australian Alternative Electronic Music Of The '70s and '80s, Volume 1

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Festival Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. fest601051

Compiled by noted Australian music writer and historian David Nichols, Closed Circuits looks at what happened in Australia when the machines started taking over in the wake of punk in the...

Released 09/06/17 Label Festival Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. fest601051lp

Compiled by noted Australian music writer and historian David Nichols, Closed Circuits looks at what happened in Australia when the machines started taking over in the wake of punk in the...

Wanted Soul

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Wagram Music Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 3348396

A Collection with An Exceptional Sound and Visual Aesthetic, In Collaboration With The British Photographer Chris Steel-Perkins, The Counter-Cultures Photograph. Wanted Soul features 12 c...

Wanted Funk

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Wagram Music Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 3348366

A Collection with An Exceptional Sound and Visual Aesthetic, In Collaboration With The British Photographer Chris Steel-Perkins, The Counter-Cultures Photograph. Wanted Funk features 12 c...

Wanted Afrobeat

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Wagram Music Genre African Cat no. 3348386

A Collection with An Exceptional Sound and Visual Aesthetic, In Collaboration With The British Photographer Chris Steel-Perkins, The Counter-Cultures Photograph. Wanted Afrobeat features ...

Wanted Reggae

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Wagram Music Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 3348376

A Collection with An Exceptional Sound and Visual Aesthetic, In Collaboration With The British Photographer Chris Steel-Perkins, The Counter-Cultures Photograph. Wanted Reggae features 11...

American Epic Sessions

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Columbia Genre America & Canada Cat no. 88875135502

For American Epic Sessions the filmmakers have re-assembled the machine that allowed America to first hear itself. They have replicated the atmosphere of America’s seminal 1920s field rec...

Brownswood - Bubblers Twelve Pt 1

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Brownswood Genre UK & EU Cat no. bwood165lp

10 Track LP featuring ButteringTrio, Wayne Snow, Silent Jay, red Planet etc. Compiled by DJ, record collector and label boss Gilles Peterson, the tastemaking Brownswood Bubblers series re...

The Wicked Die Young - Soundtrack

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Milan Genre Soundtracks Cat no. '3299039989920

Double 180 Gram Vinyl housed in Gatefold Sleeve.

Label Milan Genre Soundtracks Cat no. '3299039989722

Nicolas Winding Refn presents… A unique opportunity to enter the musical mind of one of the most visionary contemporary directors. The Wicked Die Young is the latest release in Milan’s “N...

Spirit of 69 - the Boss Reggae Sevens Collection

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Trojan Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. 4050538199345

Limited to 1000 Copies. Interest in original ‘boss’ reggae music from the late Sixties and early Seventies has rarely been greater and in response to public demand Trojan present Spirit O...

Hardly Released

Various

Released 02/06/17 Label Hardly Art Genre America & Canada Cat no. HAR100

Often referred to as Sub Pop's "sister label," Hardly Art is an offshoot of Sub Pop designed to spotlight emerging talent. While the label's initial focus was local when it started up in ...

Music From a Festival Field

Various

Released 02/06/17 Label Bristol Archive Genre Rest of World Cat no. arc315cd

Comes with an 8 page booklet, sleeve notes by Thomas Brooman. Design by Sam Giles.

Joey Negro - Produced With Love

Various

Released 02/06/17 Label Z Records Genre House Cat no. zeddlp41

Triple LP Set with LP three featuring Joey Negro remixes of The O'Jays and the Fatback Band.

Released 02/06/17 Label Z Records Genre House Cat no. zeddcd41

Double CD with an extra CD featuring 10 selected Remixes and productions of Fatback Band, The O'Jays, Gwen Guthrie etc.

Cutting Edge 80's

Various

Released 02/06/17 Label Sony Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. 88985431271

Cutting Edge 80s celebrates the alternative sound of the decade. 23 tracks from big hitters such as Japan, Bow Wow Wow, The Psychedelic Furs, Adam and The Ants, The Stone Roses, S'Express...