Sounds of the Universe’s important picks

Sounds of the Universe’s important picks

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April 19, 2023



Together with Althea and Donna, Willie Tee and extra.

The annual vinyl and document retailer tradition celebration, Report Retailer Day, is quick approaching on April 22. There may be an amazing assortment of RSD unique vinyl releases coming our approach, so we’ve drafted in a few of our favorite document shops that can assist you wade by means of all of the choices and uncover some treats.

Learn extra: Our most anticipated Report Retailer Day 2023 releases

Banquet Information chosen some heavy-hitter main releases yesterday and, immediately, Stuart from Sounds of the Universe joins us for an eclectic assortment of reggae, soul and post-punk.

Sounds of the Universe’s important picks

Varied Artists

Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul: A Increased Energy: Gospel, Soul and Funk on the Crossroads 1971-83

(Soul Jazz Information)

An superior new assortment of gospel meets soul. The album attracts upon the intensive hyperlinks between Black American gospel music and soul music. Holy Church of the Ecstatic Soul reveals how the sensibilities of gospel artists, reminiscent of Shirley Caeser, Dorothy Norwood, Andrae Crouch, and others, crossed over into secular soul music between 1971 and ’83.

Althea and Donna

Uptown High Rating


The traditional reggae outing, Althea and Donna’s Uptown High Rating, was initially launched with Joe Gibbs and was remade for Virgin in 1978.

Willie Tee

Please Don’t Go


Seminal New Orleans soul from Willie Tee, vocalist and later co-leader of The Gaturs. Additionally options Tee’s brother Earl Turbinton on saxophone.

Max Roach & Archie Shepp

Pressure – Candy Mao – Suid Afrika 76


Righteous deep jazz from two heavyweights. Pressure – Candy Mao – Suid Afrika 76 was initially launched in 1976 and was beforehand unavailable for almost 40 years.

Varied Artists

New York Noise: Dance Music from the New York Underground 1977-1982

(Soul Jazz Information)

The seminal New York post-punk/dance/punk funk assortment options Liquid Liquid, Konk, Bush Tetras, James Likelihood and the Contortions, Alan Vega and extra.

You could find Sounds Of The Universe at 7 Broadwick St, London W1F 0DA. Discover out extra about their Report Retailer Day ’23 assortment right here.


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