Forgotten Treasures
Ambient Electronic

ÆOLUS “A Retrospective” (1982-2006, Aloha Got Soul)

via Aloha Got Soul: This anthology brings to light the music of Robert ÆOLUS Myers, featuring recordings from 1982 to 2006 that were previously available only on cassette or CD. The music within ‘A Retrospective’ tells the story of a man whose music elevates its listeners to a place of inspiration …

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House / Techno

Ron Trent Presents “Prescription: Word, Sound & Power”

via Boomkat: The legendary Prescription Records defined the 1990s Deep House sound and this epic new comp holds numerous classics that have been out of press for years + previously unreleased tracks, huge tip! Deep House music’s most eloquent operators pull together 24 sublime examples of their timeless, widely influential …

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Brazil

Piri “Vocês Querem Mate?” (Far Out Recordings)

Roberto Quartin is one of the unsung heroes of Brazilian musical history. In 1969 he sold the rights to Polygram Records and started his own self-titled label Quartin Records in which he released “Vocês Querem Mate?”, an unbeknownst psych-folk debut of obscure singer songwriter Piry Reis. Robert Quartin has also released …

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Brazil

Outro Tempo: Electronic And Contemporary Music From Brazil (1978-1992)

via MFM: For their first multi-artist compilation, Music From Memory take us on a trip to the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992 is a double LP that explores the outer reaches of Brazilian music, where indigenous rhythms mix with synthesizers and …

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Eclectic

Annie Anxiety “Soul Possession” (1984, Dais Records)

via Dais Records: Many influential characters graced the stage of Max’s Kansas City within the creative zeitgeist of New York City during the late 1970’s, but one local native named Annie Bandez stood out. Annie thrust herself into the downtown scene with her punk ensemble Annie and the Asexuals, establishing …

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Broken Beat

Forgotten Treasure: Recloose “Cardiology” (2002)

One of those albums that perhaps got lost in the midst of the future jazz hype during the early 00’s, Matthew Chicoine’s “Cardiology” easily stands the test of time. Spanning 8 varied tracks with a cast of notable musicians such as Paul Randolph, Malik Alston, and Jerry the Cat; and …

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Jazz

Paz ‎”Paz Are Back” (Spotlite Records, 1982)

“A total classic from back in the days!“ – Gilles Peterson via BBE Music: Recorded during the summer of 1980 and originally released in 1982 on Spotlight Records, ‘Paz are Back’ was the second (and arguably the finest) album by the London jazz collective, founded by vibraphonist, composer and arranger …

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Soul

Johnny Stark “Who Do You Love” (1978)

via Juno: From his rockabilly roots to his raw funk to this silky soulful serenade, Johnny Stark enjoyed a vibrant musical journey throughout his career. “Who Do You Love” marked a complete change in vibe from the rich warm crooner. A swooning Motown flavoured joint with big backing harmonies and …

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Electronic

Richenel “La Diferencia” (1982, Music From Memory)

For their first release of 2017 Music From Memory present the work of Richenel. via Music From Memory: Originally released in 1982 on the cult Amsterdam cassette-only label Fetisj, the tracks on Music From Memory’s release are alternate takes drawn from Richenel’s personal copy of the album featuring two original …

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