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The Lightmen Plus One – Fancy Pants

Now-Again — February 2, 2018 | Comments (0)

ON SALE: THE LIGHTMEN PLUS ONE – FANCY PANTS LP

Revolutionary, spiritual jazz from Houston, reissued for the first time – expanded reissue of The Lightmen Plus One’s Spiritual Jazz classic, on sale and shipping now. (Worldwide release in March.) The second in a series of four expanded reissues of drummer and bandleader Bubbha Thomas’s lauded catalog. (more…)

Ayalew Mesfin – “Hasabe (My Worries)” – 1970s Ethiopian funk, issued as an LP for the first time

Now-Again — January 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

From the album Hasabe (My Worries), a Now-Again x Vinyl Me, Please release, the latter’s February Record of the Month. (more…)

Vinyl release of Madlib Medicine Show – Flight to Brazil

Madlib — January 5, 2018 | Comments (0)

ON SALE: MADLIB MEDICINE SHOW #2 FLIGHT TO BRAZIL

Madlib Medicine Show is a series by Madlib that included original productions (hip-hop, electronic, jazz) and DJ mixtape (Brazilian, Jazz, Dub, Hip-Hop). Only Madlib’s own productions were released on vinyl, but here – in partnership with Vinyl Me Please and Madlib Invazion – is a limited vinyl pressing of Madlib’s Flight to Brazil mix, an 80-minute guided tour through three decades of Brazilian funk, psychedelic, prog-rock and jazz.

This is a 2 LP set in a chipboard sleeve, with artwork by Gustavo Eandi, made exclusively for Vinyl Me Please and Rappcats. VMP’s copies are already sold out.

Quasimoto – Dinner with Quas – Art Print

Jeff Jank, Quasimoto — November 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

SOLD OUT: DINNER WITH QUAS PRINT

There hasn’t been many Quasimoto art prints, so this is a rare sighting: Lord Quas feasts on chicken & wine. This is a 24 x 24 inch archival print, illustrated by Jeff Jank. These limited edition prints are signed and numbered by the artist. (more…)

J Dilla print by Raph Rashid

J Dilla — November 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

On Sale: J DILLA PRINT BY RAPH RASHID

20 x 20 inch photo on 24-inch Kodak paper, printed edition signed and numbered by the photographer, Raph Rashid.

This photo was taken in 2005 in Dilla’s home studio (aka the living room) in Los Angeles, and first published in Rashid’s book Behind the Beat (2006).

Raph’s latest book is Back to the Lab (2017), which we launched this fall. Another of Raph’s photos of Dilla (quickly sold out) was printed for our book launch party at Rappcats in Los Angeles.