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Lif Up Yuh Leg An Trample The Soca Train From Port Of Spain
'a terrific soca compilation... a vital contemporary follow-up to London Is the Place for Me', Village Voice; '*****, Compilation Of The Month', Touch; 'chaotic and compelling... an ace selection', Time Out.



The Light Of Saba The Magical Light Of Saba
'... compelling and eccentric mix of lopsided funk, freaky jazz and African disco, which gets through more rhythms than some people hear in a lifetime', Time Out ; '***** pure bliss', Kevin 'The Bug' Martin, Muzik.



Living Is Hard West African Music In Britain, 1927-1929
'So it is that Honest Jon's has (again) unearthed an episode of black music history in Britain: these are tough cuts in no way easy listening, but absolutely essential' (**** The Observer).




London Is The Place For Me 1: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-56
'an exquisitely poignant, evocative record', Daily Telegraph; 'wonderful... album of the year', Sunday Times; 'simply a classic album. Music by the people, for the people,' The Voice.



London Is The Place For Me 2: Calypso And Kwela, Highlife And Jazz From Young Black London
'superlative', Mojo; 'sensational', The Observer; 'hugely evocative and poignant', Daily Telegraph; '*****' The Times, Metro; 'sheer joy from start to finish', Sunday Telegraph.



London Is The Place For Me 3: Ambrose Adekoya Campbell
Modern Nigerian music starts here.
'*****', Mojo; 'these songs leap out of the past like madeleines soaked in palm wine', The Observer; 'impeccably curated and packaged', The Wire.



London Is The Place For Me 4: African Dreams And The Piccadilly High Life
'*****', The Times, Independent On Sunday, Daily Telegraph, What's On, Evening Standard, The Independent. 'Marvellous pop catchy, fun, young, effortless', The Times; 'one of the delights of the age', Songlines.





Foster Manganyi Ndzi Teke Riendzo
Sublimely convulsive Shangaan electro-gospel by a South African pastor, brimming with aching, mournful spirituality.



Marvellous Boy Calypso From West Africa
Marvellous Boy is the West African counterpart of the 1950s Soho scene of our series London Is The Place For Me. Calypso, highlife and jazz, brimming over with lust for life, topicality, and extravagant creativity....



Massive Gosine / Maximus Dan / Third Base Dougla
Tearaway soca from the studio of Darryl Braxton, mixing it up with ragga and rave vibes.



Migrating Bird The Songs Of Lal Waterson
Alasdair Roberts, Nancy Elizabeth, Michael Hurley, James Yorkston, Victoria Williams, Richard Youngs: six ravishing, luminous new interpretations. Short-run vinyl sampler, fine pressing, silk-screened sleeves.



MMM, Old Apparatus Meet Tshetsha Boys And Shangaan Electro
Murderous MMM disco-house sharp and succinct, witty and hedonistic fore-grounding the soulfulness of the Tshetsha's singing. The OA is a cavernous, atmospheric, stately steppers.



Moondog Playing Moondog Music
Originally relelased on the Moondog label in 1955.