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New on Soul Jazz Books

 

OUT NOW!

 

Buy here 

More info here

 

This amazing new deluxe large format hardback photography book featuring: John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, Roland Kirk, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Alice Coltrane, Eroc Dolphy, Leon THomas, Cecil Taylor and more!

 

The 100s of stunning photographs in this new  book capture the radicalism and self- determination of pioneering jazz artists in the 1960s and early 1970s. In many ways this book follows on from our earlier cover art book Freedom, Rhythm and Sound - 100% essential!

Companion album to follow in September!

 

 

 

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Calypso!

 

Available here early now! - available worldwide from June 2014.    

 

Listen/info here.

 

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Nicky Siano in the place to be

 

Legendary New York DJ Nicky Siano will be signing copies of the new DVD Love Is The Message about Nicky's equally legendary club The Gallery. Featuring unbelievably fantastic footage from the 1970s as well as interviews with David Mancuso and Frankie Knuckles it is a very good DVD - and comes with an album of new and classic music including Nicky Siano's classic collaboration with Arthur Russell as Loose Joints. 

 

In short, Nicky Siano is the man and will be in our Soho store,

 

Sounds of the Universe,

7 Broadwick Street,

Soho, London

W1F 0DA

 

on: Sat 24 May from 4-6pm

 

signing copies of this new DVD. Come along and meet the legend!

To ensure your copy you can pre-order the DVD from our Sounds of the Universe store here

 

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New Punk 45! Vol. 3 out now!

 

 

Featuring The Electric Eels, 101ers, Death, Crime, Mirrors, Hammersmith Gorillas, Hector, Victoria Vein, Cabaret Voltaire, Zolar X, Count Bishops, Simply Saucers, George Brigman and loads more!

 

 

Buy now here.

 

 

Punk 45: Sick on You! One Way Spit!

After the Love & Before the Revolution:

Proto-Punk 1969-77 

 

OUT NOW!

 

Compiled and sleevenotes by Jon Savage

 

Read large new French article on our Punk 45 series in Chronicart magazine here

 

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RECORD STORE DAY 2014!

 

Barrio block street party style! - it's the only way we know!

 

RSD 2014 
Soho, London 

 

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Gipsy Rhumba!

 

Buy now here

 

This album features music recorded in Spain in the years 1965-74 and comes complete with over 60 pages of historical, biographical and musical text about the unique musical form of Gipsy Rhumba, a style that blended together flamenco, Caribbean and rock 'n' roll influences (text in English and Spanish).

 

More info here.

 

"This well-presented compilation drawn from 1965-74, is a capsule of supercharged clapping, joyous vocals, a piece of Catalonia caught up in New York Mambo. Startling."

The Guardian

 

"Catalan music gets new life. Discover a collection worthy of conquerering the world."

Dagens Nyheter newspaper feature, Sweden

 

REVIEWS AND FEATURES:

The Guardian newspaper: Here

El Pais, Spain large newspaper feature (in Spanish): Here

 

 

 

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Inner City Beat!

 

Out now - buy/listen here.

 

New on Soul Jazz Records

 

INNER CITY BEAT!

Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers.

 

CD/2LP/Worldwide Digital Music Album +  Graphic Novel.

 

Out now - buy/listen/info here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Studio One Rocksteady

 

Featuring The Heptones, John Holt, Alton Ellis, Dennis Brown, Marcia Griffiths, Ken Boothe & more!

 

Buy now here!           

 

CD/2LP (+download voucher)/Digital        

 

"A Superb choice of songs, an essential selection" David Rodigan

 

Read Pitchfork review here.

 

 

 

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PUNK 45! There Is No Such Thing As Society

 

Buy now here  2xLP/Worldwide Digital/Deluxe CD

 

Vol. 2:

British Underground Punk and Post-Punk 1977-81

 

This new Punk 45 album features a collection of seminal, classic, obscure and rare punk and post-punk singles from the likes of The Art Attacks, The Mekons, TV Personalities, Swell Maps, and many more – charting the rise of independent music and Do It Yourself culture that exploded in Britain in the wake of punk.

 

Audio/more info  here 

 

REVIEW:

 

"Famous punk bands such as The Sex Pistols and The Clash grabbed headlines as they captured the spirit of discontent in mid-Seventies Britain. Meanwhile they inspired thousands of teenagers to learn the very rudiments of music, shout about one thing or another and, if they got their act together, record a single or two before disintegrating. Punk 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society proves what diamonds in the rough those singles so often were."  

THE TIMES ****

 

 

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100% Dynamite Xmas Party - Sat 14 Dec

 

SOLD OUT - SEE U THERE - ROADBLOCK!

 

100% Dynamite/Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe Xmas Party.

 

Sat 14 Dec 9-4am £5.00!

 

ELECTROWERKZ, 5 Torrens St, Islington, London.

 

Soul Jazz Records Sound System + MC Oxman + Guests.

 

 

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