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Wax: Kutmah – BLK/SMR

I love Kutmah’s limited 10″ pressings: here’s a fresh one in the form of BLK/SMR – this is the ten track version on vinyl of the 2015 beat tape. Buy

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Groovement Podcast: Agent J – Where Do We Go From Here? ft Lee Fields

Lee Fields joins me in conversation, so I thought I’d make it a soul special. Pic credit: AkseP19 @ Gorilla, Manchester Download / Mixcloud / Podcast Feed / iTunes Lee

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On Wax: RUN-D.M.C. debut reissued

I had the pleasure of speaking to DMC at length last year, discussing the genesis of his comic book world (read some of that over at Bonafide). The whole time

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On Wax: Mr Bongo – 3rd Generation Band’s Because Of Money / Obi Ye Saa Wui

Ghanian   The 3rd Generation Band hail from Ghana, recording only six tracks in their time together, all for the Essiebons label. Mr Bongo reissue these two super rare tracks

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On Wax // Nick Pride and the Pimptones: Go Deep

The new long player from Nick Pride and his Pimptones (on the always excellent Legere Recordings) is a winner: check the video for the general jist – funk dynamite! Beth

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On Wax: Chairman Maf’s 1976 out now

I copped the CD of this when it came out back in 2013, and as of twelve minutes ago the new, vinyl version of the album is available to buy. Chairman Maf’s

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Preview: Adrian Younge/Venice Dawn’s Something About April II coming in January

Four years after the original soundtrack to a fictional film, Adrian Younge releases the sequel sounds marrying his late 60s / early 70s soul vibe with European cinema. Once again,

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Kamasi Washington: The Epic 3LP pressing

As long awaited for me as the To Pimp A Butterfly vinyl pressing, Kamasi Washington’s landmark album gets a vinyl release in October. It’s beautiful. You can pre-order it from

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Sofrito Island Series: Martinique 7″

Sofrito’s excellent world-encompassing island series continues with a visit to Martinique and two seventies rarities. A: Oulé Collé // Michel Bagoe B: Hamsters Frappé // Les Hamsters Purchase the 45

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