BOOMBOX

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Soul Jazz #ad - Soul jazz records' new 'boombox' features some of the many innovative underground first-wave of rap records made in New York in the period 1979-82, all released on small, independent, often family-concern record companies, at a time when hip-hop music still remained under the radar. This first exuberant wave of innocent, 'party on the block' rap records were the first to try and create the sounds heard in community centres, upbeat, block parties and street jams that initially took place in the Bronx in the mid-1970s.

Various- soul Jazz Presents: Boombox 1. But where flash, these first rap records were all made using live bands, often replaying then current disco tunes, whilst MCs rapped over the top, Kool Herc and Bambaataa were back-spinning, mixing and scratching together now classic breakbeat records like The Incredible Bongo Band's 'Apache' or Babe Ruth's 'The Mexican', creating a unique sound that later became known derisively as 'old school.

BOOMBOX #ad - And while hip-hop started in the bronx, delmar donnel's delmar international and jack 'fatman' taylor's rojac and tayster were the first off the mark to realise the commercial potential of rap music - releasing early ground-breaking records that all quickly followed in the wake of the first rap record, rap on vinyl began in Harlem where long-time established rhythm and blues producer-owned record companies such as Joe Robinson's Enjoy Records, The Sugarhill Gang's 'Rappers Delight', Paul Winley's Winley Records, a million-selling worldwide hit.

This collection celebrates these first old-school rap records, bringing together rare, classic and obscure tracks released in the early days of rap. Triple heavyweight vinyl includes full artwork, text and notes as well as free download code.

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BOOMBOX 2: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro And Disco Rap 1979-83

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Soul Jazz #ad - Fact a brilliant compilation of first wave underground rap records made in New York circa 1979-83' TWISTED SOUL. In similar fashion these veteran Harlem-based producers instinctively tapped into a long lineage of African-American rhythm and blues, soul and disco. Boombox 2 is a triple-vinyl set + download code LP and double CD pack that features extensive text, exclusive interviews and stunning photography by Jamel Shabazz, Martha Cooper and others.

Please note that this is the vinyl edition. Reviews of boombox 1: the vital launch pad between hip-hop s birth and its worldwide impact THE WIRE This compilation of early rap is a legit party in a box, one of the best Soul Jazz Records releases in years. By the end of the year there were 30 hip-hop singles, all released by independent New York labels.

Featured here are some the earliest hip-hop records that came out of New York City following the enormous commercial success of the first ever rap record, Rapper s Delight by the Sugarhill Gang, in September 1979. The following year there were over 100 more, and so on. Boombox 2 tells the story of how hip-hop went from its evolutionary roots in the Bronx through DJs Kool Herc, Peter Brown, Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa through to its second phase where veteran music producers Paul Winley, Joe Robinson and others all based in Harlem, began to put rap on vinyl for the first time.

BOOMBOX 2: Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro And Disco Rap 1979-83 #ad - Harlem is also where the separate worlds of disco and hip-hop met through the styles and influence of earlier uptown DJs - DJ Hollywood and Eddie Cheba. Artists and producers alike tried to jump aboard the new commercial possibilities of hip-hop. Soul jazz records new boombox 2 is a new selection of early rap music from the period 1979-83, with barely a household name in sight.

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BOOMBOX 3

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Soul Jazz #ad - Along the way the notes discuss everything from the new york power blackout of 1977, the links between rap and Jamaican dancehall and more besides! Boombox 3 features a line-up of stunning, near unknown New York rap artists, MFSBs Love Is the Message, classic disco breaks including Chics omnipotent Good Times, the Italian mafia involvement in the music industry, Queens Another One Bites The Dust etc.

Proto-electro and more. The extensive sleevenotes discuss hip-hops trajectory from the first wave of Bronx creativity the legendary DJs Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa through to its arrival in Harlem via the entrepreneurism of old-school African-American rhythm and blues producers and emigre Jamaican producers all living in New York.

BOOMBOX 3 #ad - This soul jazz records album is released on heavyweight triple vinyl + download code with full notes, double CD pack with 44-page outsize booklet and slipcase, and digital album. Soul jazz records new boombox 3 continues their story of the first rap records to be put onto vinyl. And by the early 1980s the first rap records outside New York began to emerge Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Houston, Phoenix and the first of these are also featured here in this new collection.

It is a jam-packed collection of original independent old-school hip-hop, created with just one thing in mind to get this party jumping! After the explosion of hip hop in the parks and clubs of The Bronx in the mid-1970s, it was in Harlem where the first rap records emerged at the end of 1979 - an avalanche of superb rap tracks released on small independent labels all trying to capitalise on the success of Rappers Delight.

Like hip hop culture itself, these first rap singles are the product of their own unique set of aesthetics exciting and innovative rap performed with Bronx block party B-Boy funk breaks, disco jams and Jamaican sound system culture.

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High Clarity - Industry Standard 3mil Thick Polyethylene - 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" - 100 12" Record Outer Sleeves

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Square Deal Recordings & Supplies 12SE03x100 #ad - Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records. These record sleeves have been an industry favorite for decades! Square Deal Recordings & Supplies established 1972 has been making these sleeves, our own custom creation, for over 30 years. The sleeves measure 12. 5"h by 12. 75"w or 323. 85mm x 317.

5mm and are flush cut at the top do not have a flap to keep them closed. We sell these to independent record stores all over the country, so you might have even already held one in your own hands without even knowing it!These are high clarity 12" 3 mil outer sleeves. The opening is designed to be at the top, so when the record is inside the vinyl can't accidentally slide out.

High Clarity - Industry Standard 3mil Thick Polyethylene - 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" - 100 12" Record Outer Sleeves #ad - These sleeves will accommodate single records AND double gatefold records!We use virgin 1st quality polyethylene on all our sleeves. These are the record industry's sleeve of choice - the thickness provides maximum protection for your record collection - if these hold up and protect a record when in the store in many customer's hands then they definitely will keep your collection pristine!These are what protect your jacket from wear and dust.

Flush cut with Lip For Easier Insertion no flap. Made with archival Quality, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene. 100 sleeves Total. 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" 323.

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Soul Of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power

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Soul Jazz #ad - 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" 323. 85mm x 317. 5mm. Please note that this is the vinyl format. Soul jazz records new release soul of a nation: afro-centric visions in the age of black power is released inconjunction with a major worldwide art exhibition, Soul of A Nation: Art in The Age of Black Power which takesplace at Tate Modern, New York, UK July-Oct 2017 and The Brooklyn Museum, London, USA.

The album shows how the ideals of the civil rights movement, black power and black nationalism influenced theevolvement of radical African-American music in the United States of America in the intensely political andrevolutionary period at the end of the 1960s following the assassinations of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King andthe rise of the Black Panther party.

Soul Of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power #ad - Featuring groundbreaking artists such as gil scott-heron, sarah websterfabio, don cherry, oneness of juju, phil Ranelin and many others, Horace Tapscott, Roy Ayers, Soul of A Nation shows how political themes led to the riseof conscious black music as new afro-centric styles combined the musical radicalism and spirituality of JohnColtrane and radical avant-garde jazz music alongside the intense funk and soul of James Brown and ArethaFranklin and the urban poetry and proto-rap of the streets.

The soul of a nation exhibition at tate modern draws on the links between Black art forms art, music, poetry -and how they came together during the civil rights and black power era as part of the wider black arts movementacross the United States. Iconic african-american revolutionary figures such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Angela Davis, JohnColtrane and Muhammad Ali all appear in the radical artworks of Barkley L.

Various- soul jazz presents: soul of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power. Made with archival Quality, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene. Hendricks, normanlewis, Romare Bearden, Lorraine O Grady and Betye Saar.

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Unknown Pleasures 40th Anniversary Limited Edition

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Rhino/Warner Bros. #ad - A limited edition 40th anniversary version of Unknown Pleasures pressed on 180g ruby red vinyl with an alternative white sleeve. Made with archival Quality, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene. 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" 323. 85mm x 317. 5mm. Flush cut with Lip For Easier Insertion no flap. Joy division- Unknown Pleasures Anniversary Edition.

Unknown Pleasures 40th Anniversary Limited Edition #ad - Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records. 100 sleeves Total. Various- soul jazz presents: soul of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power.

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Studio One Funk Vinyl

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Soul Jazz #ad - 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" 323. 85mm x 317. 5mm. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Joy division- Unknown Pleasures Anniversary Edition. Made with archival Quality, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene. Various- soul jazz presents: soul of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power. 100 sleeves Total. 2lp set.

Studio One Funk Vinyl #ad - Flush cut with Lip For Easier Insertion no flap. Compiled by clement "sir coxsone" Dodd! Features Jackie Mittoo ; Alton Ellis ; Delroy Wilson and others. Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records.

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Deutsche Elektronische Musik 3: Experimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1971-81

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Soul Jazz #ad - Please note that this is the vinyl format. In this process german groups created some ofthe most unique and inspired music, the defining motorik beat alongside a host of ethno-musicalinfluences from far afield including Turkey, India, Brazil as well as the musical and futuristpossibilities of developments in electronics and technology itself.

Deutsche elektronische musik 3 is released as a heavyweight 3xLP, deluxe double CD pack and digitalrelease. The new extensive sleevenotes are by david Stubbs, who is the author of the acclaimed book, Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany Faber & Faber. This latest instalment in soul jazz records successful deutsche elektronische musik series delvesdeeper into the German nation s vaults to bring a fascinating new collection that again brings togethera selection of classic German electronic and rock groups, LaDüsseldorf, alongside a host of rare tracks by lesser known artists which includesMichael Bundt, Dronsz, Agitation Free, Popol Vuh, Bröselmaschine, Cluster, including Neu!, Achim Reichel and others.

The music of deutsche elektronische musik 3 ranges from the introverted pastoralism of Hans JoachimRoedelius and Bröselmaschine, Deuter, Michael Bundt and others, to the angular and futuristic electronic experimentations of KlaussWeiss, progressive and cosmic rock of Missus Beastly, Pyrolator, to the proto-punk of La Düsseldorf and the heavyspace, Niagara and Dyzan.

Deutsche Elektronische Musik 3: Experimental German Rock and Electronic Music 1971-81 #ad - The music on deutsche elektronische musik 3 was all recorded in the 1970s up to the early 1980s, at atime when forward-thinking German electronic and rock groups were searching for a new musicalidentity in order to separate themselves from both the cultural legacy of post-world war two Germanyas well the cultural imperialism of USA and UK rock.

. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records.

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1999 Super Deluxe 10LP/1DVD

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Warner Bros. #ad - 100 sleeves Total. Various- soul jazz presents: soul of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" 323. 85mm x 317. 5mm. Joy division- Unknown Pleasures Anniversary Edition. Flush cut with Lip For Easier Insertion no flap. Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records.

Contents: lp1-2: 1999 album remastered for the very first time lp3-4: promo mixes & b-sides remastered lp5-6: vault tracks part 1 recorded between november 1981 to april 1982 lp7-8: vault tracks part 2 recorded between april 1982 to january 1983 lp9-10: previously unreleased concert performance live in detroit, of which 35 are previously unreleased, including 24 tracks from Prince’s legendary Vault The set also includes an entire previously unreleased audio recording of Prince’s 1999 Tour performance recorded Live In Detroit, and Minneapolis music scene commentator Andrea Swensson Detailed notes on the Vault Tracks by Prince scholar Duane Tudahl Rare and previously unseen photography by Allen Beaulieu Prince’s handwritten lyrics Made with archival Quality, 30th November 1982 The DVD features a complete previously unreleased 1999 Tour performance recorded Live In Houston, 30th November 1982Other info: The Super Deluxe Edition contains 65 audio tracks, 29th December 1982 Booklet features: Brand new liner notes by Rolling Stone magazine’s David Fricke, superfan Duff McKagan of Guns ’N’ Roses, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene.

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Return To The 37th Chamber

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Big Crown #ad - Return To The 37th Chamber #ad - Various- soul jazz presents: soul of A Nation: Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power. Joy division- Unknown Pleasures Anniversary Edition. 100 sleeves Total. 12-3/4" x 12-1/2" 323. 85mm x 317. 5mm. Features 'Pork Chop Express'. Made with archival Quality, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene. Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging.

Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records. Flush cut with Lip For Easier Insertion no flap. 2017 album from nyc funk/soul collective featuring members of The Dap Kings, Antibalas & Budos Band, with guests including Lee Fields & Lady Wray.

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Emancipation

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SMG #ad - Ships in certified Frustration-Free Packaging. Elsewhere, prince reflects on technology ""my computer"" and sex ""in this bed scream"", and offers new, "" ""jam of the year"" as well as four unique covers Bonnie Raitt's ""I Can't Make You Love Me, La Means I Love U, upbeat grooves ""Face Down, "" the Philly soul classics ""Betcha By Golly Wow"" and ""La, La, "" Joan Osborne's then-recent rock hit ""One Of Us"".

Flush cut with Lip For Easier Insertion no flap. 100 sleeves Total. Made with archival Quality, High Clarity Virgin Polyethylene. Shrink-wrapped. This is my most important record, "" he proclaimed upon its release. Heavy duty 3mil thick, fits single AND Double Gatefold Records. Romance and family are key themes ""somebody's somebody, "" ""The Love We Make"", "" ""The Holy River, reflecting his recent marriage to back-up dancer and muse Mayte Garcia that year.

Emancipation #ad - . I'm free, and my music is free. Much like paisley park, the recording complex in which Prince created Emancipation, the album represents the incredible variety of his influences and moods. Joy division- Unknown Pleasures Anniversary Edition. A triple album constituting exactly three hours of music, Emancipation found Prince celebrating the release of music solely on his terms.

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