Forgotten Treasures

Neil Swainson Quintet “49th Parallel”

Bassist Neil Swainson’s rare and sought after recording, 49th Parallel, is finally getting a much needed re-release (first time on vinyl) on Cellar Live’s Reel to Real imprint and la reserve Records. The debut and only album from one of Canada’s most important bassists, Swainson features tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson and trumpeter Woody Shaw along with Jerry Fuller on drums …

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Future Classics
Broken Beat Electronic

Nikitch & Kuna Maze “The Leak / Domu & Sonar’s Ghost Remix”

It’s a very rare day when any record label manages to lure the legendary broken beat pioneer and veteran of Reinforced’s “2nd Wave”, Dominic Stanton, most commonly known as Domu, to come out of retirement to share one remix, let alone three, yet Tru Thoughts have managed just that.  French …

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Future Classics
Jazz Worldwide Sounds

Siti Muharam “Siti of Unguja”

The weight of history permeates this sumptuous album of modern taarab from Siti Muharam, the great-granddaughter of “mother of taarab” Siti binti Saad. Taarab originated in late 19th century Zanzibar when Arabic music introduced by the ruling sultans combined with influences from east Africa and the Indian sub-continent. Born in …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie Disco Worldwide Sounds

Phase 7 “Playtime” (1980)

This is one of those records that makes you dance and makes you laugh.  Recorded in 1980 at Honolulu’s Broad Recording Studio (where local heavy hitters Lemuria, Mike Lundy, and Aura tracked their albums) and live at a hotel gig on the island of Kauai, Playtime captures the band’s winning combination of …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – August 24th, 2020

We’re all on vacation mode so for the month of August we’ll be releasing our Crucial Material every two weeks So here you are with a double dose of that strictly crucial material! Our favorite EP’s, Albums and Reissues of the moment. As always we hope you make some nice …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Planet Eater “Planet Eater EP” (1995)

This ultra rare and elusive EP was released 25 years ago and is now available digitally through Bandcamp if you wanna save some big bucks! The feel is absolutely timeless, straight up raw house grooves that became the trademark sound of Worldship Music, for those who knew! This was the …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – August 10th, 2020

We’re all on vacation mode so for the month of August we’ll be releasing our Crucial Material every two weeks So here you are with a double dose of that strictly crucial material! Our favorite EP’s, Albums and Reissues of the moment. As always we hope you make some nice …

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Crucial Material
Eclectic

Crucial Material – July 27th, 2020

Too much incredible music and way too little time! That’s what our weekly record rundown is all about. We comb through the hundreds of new EP’s and Albums every week and share nothing but the crucial releases. In our humble opinion of course! As always we hope you make some …

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Forgotten Treasures

Manfredo Fest “Brazilian Dorian Dream” (1976)

Far Out Recordings reissues Manfredo Fest’s 1976 jazz-funk masterpiece ‘Brazilian Dorian Dream’ Legally blind from birth, Brazilian keyboard player and composer Manfredo Fest contributed to a number of great recordings during the sixties and seventies, both as a solo artist and with the group Bossa Rio. London’s Far Out Recordings …

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