Compilations of the Year 2016

Moodymann - DJ Kicks

Various

Label K7 Genre House Cat no. k7327cd

!K7's DJ-Kicks mix series has been killing it since 1995, and the tradition is set to continue in 2016. For the first compilation of the year, !K7 has pulled off a major coup, securing De...

Label K7 Genre House Cat no. k7327lp

!K7's DJ-Kicks mix series has been killing it since 1995, and the tradition is set to continue in 2016. For the first compilation of the year, !K7 has pulled off a major coup, securing De...

Space Echo - The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde

Various Artists

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aalp080

In the spring of 1968 a cargo ship was preparing to leave the port of Baltimore with an important shipment of musical instruments. Its final destination was Rio De Janeiro, where the EMSE...

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aacd080

In the spring of 1968 a cargo ship was preparing to leave the port of Baltimore with an important shipment of musical instruments. Its final destination was Rio De Janeiro, where the EMSE...

David Holmes - Late Night Tales

Various

Label Late Night Tales Genre UK & EU Cat no. alnlp45

Ltd. Edition Double 180 gram Heavyweight Vinyl. Housed in anti static inner bags with download code to mixed and unmixed tracks. Includes 30cm x 30cm cover art-print. 'Half Speed' mastered for optimum audiophile sound quality.

Label Late Night Tales Genre UK & EU Cat no. alncd45

By now, I think we all know David Holmes, right? There's acid house Holmes, with bone-rattling Chicago jams and Detroit destroyers; break-digger Holmes responsible for the grittily shakin...

Tim Burgess Presents Vinyl Adventures From Istanbul to San Francisco

Various

Label O Genesis Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. ogen62cd

To coincide with the publication of the new Tim Burgess book 'Tim Book Two: Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco', O Genesis release a compilation of tracks from the book. 'Tim...

Label O Genesis Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. ogen62lp

Black vinyl.

Running the Voodoo Down - Explorations in Psychorockfunksouljazz 1967 - 80

Various

Label Festival Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. fest601047

'Running The Voodoo Down' looks at a time when African-American music was exploring myriad new directions against a backdrop of incredible and explosive social change and features the lik...

Let It Be - Black America Sings Lennon, Mccartney and Harrison

Various

Label ace Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdchd1483

The highly anticipated second volume of songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison is no less potent than 2011's 'Come Together' - one of Ace's most popular titles. The comp...

Psychemagik - Ritual Chants

Various

Label Eskimo Genre House Cat no. 541416507964

Compiled by Danny McLewin, the renowned record digger of the duo, the 3 discs are carefully programmed and sequenced into 3 themes: Beach, Love and Dance, all of which tenderly demonstrat...

Wayfaring Strangers - Cosmic American

Various

Label Numero Genre Country Cat no. num58lp

Stunning new compilation of Cosmic Country from Numero. As progenitor and contemptuous poster boy for the music that came to be Cosmic American, Gram Parsons found himself mired in a reco...

Label Numero Genre Country Cat no. num58cd

Stunning new compilation of Cosmic Country from Numero. As progenitor and contemptuous poster boy for the music that came to be Cosmic American, Gram Parsons found himself mired in a reco...

Celestial Blues - Cosmic, Political and Spiritual Jazz 1970 to 1974

Various

Label bgp Genre Jazz Cat no. bgp2300

2015 was the year jazz hit the mainstream again. The catalyst for this was saxophonist Kamasi Washington's 3CD masterpiece 'The Epic', influenced by the symphonic, spiritually aware jazz ...

Label bgp Genre Jazz Cat no. cdbgpd300

2015 was the year jazz hit the mainstream again. The catalyst for this was saxophonist Kamasi Washington's 3CD masterpiece 'The Epic', influenced by the symphonic, spiritually aware jazz ...

Brown Acid - The Second Trip

Various

Label Riding Easy Records Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. ezrdr065

Few have delved into and expertly archived the wealth of proto-metal, pre-stoner rock tracks collected on 'Brown Acid: The Second Trip'. Lance Barresi, co-owner of L.A. / Chicago retailer...

Label Riding Easy Records Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. ezrdr065cd

Few have delved into and expertly archived the wealth of proto-metal, pre-stoner rock tracks collected on 'Brown Acid: The Second Trip'. Lance Barresi, co-owner of L.A. / Chicago retailer...

Trainspotting

Various

Label Warner Genre Soundtracks Cat no. 0190295919962

Based on the Irvine Welsh novel of the same name, the film version of Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle became a cult sensation. Focused on the heroin subculture of Edinburgh in the 1...

DJ Format's Psych Out

Various

Label Bbe Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. bbe350ccd

'DJ Format's Psych Out' is a compilation of records from around the world that Format wishes he could play at clubs every weekend. Some of the tracks are hard to categorise...kind of psyc...

Afterschool Special - The 123s of Kid Soul

Various

Label Numero Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. num66lp

Afterschool Special: The 123s of Kid Soul The formula was simple: marry bubblegum and soul to the absolute sincerity of an enthusiastic child, cross your fingers and pray for airplay. But...

Label Numero Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. num66cd

Afterschool Special: The 123s of Kid Soul The formula was simple: marry bubblegum and soul to the absolute sincerity of an enthusiastic child, cross your fingers and pray for airplay. But...

Things Gonna Get Better - Street Funk and Jazz Grooves 1970 - 1977

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpd297

This is an exciting glimpse into the world of black American funk, jazz and soul from the early 70s. The music has a political agenda, even when it isn't overtly preaching a message.  Rec...

Bobo Yeye - Belle Epoque in Upper Volta

Various

Label Numero Genre African Cat no. num55lp

Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta From his studio in central Bobo-Dioulasso, photographer Sory Sanlé documented a nation’s transformation from colonial foothold to cosmopolitan oasis...

Label Numero Genre African Cat no. num55cd

CD with eleven bonus tracks.

Keb Darge Presents the Best of Legendary Deep Funk

Various

Label Bbe Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bbe370clp

Northern soul boy, crate digger and tastemaker, Keb Darge is a name which needs no introduction to lovers of rare music the world over. His 'Legendary Deep Funk' night at Soho's seminal s...

Label Bbe Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bbe370ccd

Northern soul boy, crate digger and tastemaker, Keb Darge is a name which needs no introduction to lovers of rare music the world over. His 'Legendary Deep Funk' night at Soho's seminal s...

Kenya Special - Volume Two - Selected East African Recordings From the 1970s and 80s

Various

Label Soundway Genre African Cat no. sndwcd084

Kenya Special was one of Soundway Records' most popular releases and is considered a milestone in East African compilations. Now comes the latest release from Soundway's acclaimed African...

Label Soundway Genre African Cat no. sndwlp084

Kenya Special was one of Soundway Records' most popular releases and is considered a milestone in East African compilations. Now comes the latest release from Soundway's acclaimed African...