Including En Vogue, Lost Frequencies, Pharoah Sanders, Nik Kershaw and The Ethiopians amongst others.
Time to run to the record store, as we've got another batch of fantastic records that are now in stores. Whether you're into funk, jazz, reggae or EDM, we've got you covered!
Score a copy of En Vogue Funky Divas, which features no less than five hit singles and is available on purple coloured vinyl. Also new in stores is the career spanning album Nik Kershaw Collected. This limited edition of 1000 copies contains a third bonus LP with special 12” versions. Then we have Nneka and her 2005 debut album Victim Of Truth, which has been declared by critics as "the year's most criminally overlooked album" and is now in stores on gold swirled vinyl.
The Belgian DJ Lost Frequencies shook the world with his first few singles “Are You With Me”, “Reality” and “Beautiful Life”, which are captured on his debut album Less Is More. This 2LP is available on white & black marbled vinyl.
Fans of jazz will get excited about the brand new compilation album Great Moments With Pharoah Sanders, which contains 12 recordings by the jazz giant and is available on translucent blue coloured vinyl. Also available is Trinkets And Things by jazz pianist Joanne Brackeen and guitarist Ryo Kawasaki, pressed on turquoise coloured vinyl. Chet Baker Sings Again is available on black vinyl.
Reissued on coloured vinyl are The Ethiopians Reggae Power on gold coloured vinyl, and Rachel Portman's score for the movie Chocolat on white coloured vinyl. The 2LP Boven by BLØF is available on vinyl for the very first time.
Less Is More is the debut studio album by DJ and record producer Lost Frequencies. The Belgian youngster shook the world with debut single "Are You With Me" and soon found himself on top of the world, following up on his worldwide smash with global sensation "Reality" and "Beautiful Life". Now, he shows the full extent of his potential through his debut album.
The Ethiopians was one of Jamaica's most popular bands during the late ska, rocksteady, and early reggae periods. The Reggae Power album is chock-full of these tasty melodies and rhythms. Most notable hits were “Everything Crash”, “What A Fire”, “Feel The Spirit”, “Hong Kong Flu” and “Woman Capture Man”
Funky Divas is En Vogue's most commercially and critically successful album. The album stands as one of the best pop/R&B albums to emerge from that time, incorporating soul, hip-hop, pop, dance, and rock to create one of the era's most diverse, dazzling, and exciting pieces of work. The album scored no less than five hit singles, three of which became Top 10 pop hits.
BLØF, één van Nederlands bekendste rockbands, is afkomstig uit Zeeland en is opgericht in 1992. Boven is het derde studio album van de band en werd oorspronkelijk uitgebracht in 1999.
After relocating from Nigeria to Hamburg in 2003, hip hop/soul singer and songwriter Nneka signed with Yo Mama's Recording Company. Two years later, her debut album Victim Of Truth followed. The album features the popular tracks “The Uncomfortable Truth” and “Africans” amongst others.
American trumpeter Chet Baker was a major innovator in cool jazz and earned much attention and praise through the Fifties, particularly for albums featuring his vocals. This included his 1954 album Chet Baker Sings and its follow-up Chet Baker Sings Again in 1985.
The album Trinkets And Things by pianist Joanne Brackeen and guitarist Ryo Kawasaki was recorded in 1978. Brackeen performed with jazz giants Chick Corea, Freddie McCoy, Ornette Coleman, Joe Henderson and later formed her own trio and quartet.
Chocolat is the 2000 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules) starring Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench and Johnny Depp. The music is composed by Rachel Portman and the soundtrack also includes "Minor Swing" from Django Reinhardt/Stéphane Grappelli and the 1936 jazz standard "Caravan" from Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol.
The 2LP Great Moments With documents the music of Pharoah Sanders from 1983 to 1990, showcasing both the raw energy and tender nature of his music. It contains 12 of his recordings, including "Africa", "Naima", "You've Got To Have Freedom" and also the previously unreleased version of "Central Park West".