On Wax / Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band: Xxplosive b/w Burn

Brand new music from Big Crown Records’ steel pan specialists and Mocambo Records veterans, Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band. It’s the first drop from their second album, due in September,

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45 / Claude and Hank Carbo: Fox In A Mini Skirt b/w Bad Luck

Barcelona’s Rocafort Records unleash another stomping 45 following DJ Format and Abdominal’s We’re Back, this time a sixties soul monster from two New Orleans brothers. Fox In A Mini Skirt

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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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45 // Rolando Bruno y su Orquesta MIDI – Supermercado Chino (Names You Can Trust)

A lovely slice of cumbia/garage rock here from the illustrious Names You Can Trust label. Rolando Bruno sounds completely mad – read more here. Supermercado Chino by Rolando Bruno y

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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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New 45: Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators – One In A Million

I’ve been loving Nicole’s new output – you can hear this tune on a recent Groovement podcast actually. Order the 45 from Timmion or Piccadilly Records (b/w the instrumental version) or

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45: Mister Jason Has A Posse – DJ Format’s A-Z Breaks Remix

A heavy, heavy single on Soundweight Records, DJ Format remixing Mister Jason Has A Posse. The remix features 26 emcees over 26 breaks laid down by Format. Pre-order it here,

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Paper Tiger return… with Homeboy Sandman

The Sting marks Paper Tiger‘s return to working with Stones Throw affiliated artists, having teamed up with Dudley Perkins on their first EP for Jus’Like, Worldwide Takeover. PT now call

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