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(Hard to Find)

US - 1985


Bittersweet modern soul tune by this unknown female singer, released on a small private label from Michigan.

UK - 1987

Dreamin’, melancholy, downtempo mood with this hidden synth, soul little (7’) gems that we catch early in 2020. Check it out in our downtempo / electro set 

Last Copy Sold: 2020

Brazil - 1992

Downtempo, broken beat, dub beat, a little gem from one of the member of Sampa Crew (check out our Brazilian Downtempo retrospective).
Last Copy Sold: 2019   

US - 1994

Love EP is an hard to find private press release from 1994. Dreamy vibes, Dub downtempo beat, nostalgic mood. Exactly what we love on ISR. “God is Love Always”.
Last Copy Sold: 2019

UK - 1994

Produced in London back in 1994, this Ashaye and Alex Palmer 12” disappeared from the shelfs of UK record stores.
The Jungle mix is so rough and dirty that make us feel a shiver down the spine.
Last Copy Sold: 2019.

UK - 1989

Private press UK Soul 12" recorded in memory of Julie Hunt a young fashion model Who died In The Marchioness riverboat disaster on The River Thames in London in August 1989.
Last Copy Sold: Never.

Text on back:
"Death is nothing nothing at all.
I have only slipped away into the next room.
I am I, and, you are you.
Whatever we were to each other that we are still.
Call me by my familiar name, speak to me
in the easy way which you always used.
Put no difference into your tone;
wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow.
Laugh as we always laughed at the little jokes we enjoyed together.
Play, smile, think of me, pray for me.
Let my name be ever the household
word that it always was.
Let it be spoken without effort,
without the ghost of a shadow on it.
Life means all that it ever meant.
It is the same as it ever was; there is
absolutely unbroken continuity.
What is death but a negligible accident?
Why should I be out of mind
because I am out of sight?
I am waiting for you for an interval,
somewhere very near, just around the corner.
All is well."

UK - 1991

The track was part of an Arts Project for Haringey Council, written and produced by Tarquin Boyesen (who had a couple of other bands he became part of). As a private press, copies are getting hard to find right now.

Last Copy Sold: early 2020

US - 1988

Apparently never sold on Discogs, this is a mysterious soul, funk gem released in 1988. No info on artist, no info on the mysterious label Djoni, active with only this release.

Last Copy Sold: Never

France - 1987

Hypnotic and super hot downtempo / electro  from 1987.
Last Copy Sold: 2019   

US - 1984

Obscure New Wave tune by Chris Rael from 1984, recorded in Maryland and self released on his own Fang Records label, 'The Game of Music”.
Last Copy Sold: 2019.

UK - 198*

Monster late 80's UK street gem , extremely hard to find , kind of ironic “Money Talks”.
Last Copy Sold: 2019

Switzerland - 1990

"Thanks to Tarzan for his amazing cry" states the back cover. Private pressed 7" made by engineering school classmates from Switzerland. Guitar riff, hypnotic drum loop, saxophone solo, all perfectly blended in this hard to find little gem.
Last Copy Sold: Never

UK - 1991

Dreamy early 90s UK street gem , 
Last Copy Sold: 2019

UK - 1993

Another dreamin’ downtempo bliss from UK producer Ashaye, disappeared from the record stores shelfes. 
Last Copy Sold: 2020

UK - 19??

Dub, laidback feeling, soul vocal, downtempo, obscure. What else?
Last Sold: 2019

US - 1983

Another gem apparently never sold via the discogs community, a romantic soul, downtempo. Laid back vibes from US, 1983.
Last Copy Sold: Never

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