Various – Now-Again 7″ Sure Shots Round One

Now-Again | Sep. 9, 2014 | Catalog |

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Tracklist(s):

Richard Marks “I’m The Man For You”
Buddy Cantrell “You Ain’t No Good”
Stars of Liberty “Power To The People”
Eye Q “I Am Selfish”
Chissy Zebby Tembo “I’m Not Made Of Iron
Chrissy Zebby Tembo “Fisherman”
Split Decision Band “Watching Out (45 Version)
Split Decision Band “Watching Out (Alternate Take)”

Produced for reissue by Eothen Alapatt
Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol F. Richardson.

7″ Single(s). 2014. NA 7027, 7028, 7034, 7035

The J.B.’s – These Are The J.B.’s

Now-Again | Jul. 28, 2014 | Catalog |

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Tracklist:

A1. These Are The J.B.’s Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 5.50
A2. I’ll Ze 10.43
B1. The Grunt Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 3.30
B2. When You Feel It, Grunt If You Can 13.03

Original sessions produced by James Brown
This album produced for reissue by Eothen Alapatt with thanks to Alan Leeds and Harry Weinger for showing us all the way it’s supposed to be done.
Liner notes and annotation by, and all photographs and ephemera courtesy Alan Leeds.

Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol F. Richardson.

Originally scheduled for release in July 1971 as King SLP 1126.
Produced by James Brown.
Engineered by Ron Lenhoff.

“The Grunt” recorded May 19, 1970, at King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio; “I’ll Ze” and “When You Feel It, Grunt If You Can” recorded June 30, 1970, at Starday Studios, Nashville, Tenn. “These Are The J.B.’s” recorded September 9, 1970, King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio
Personnel: Clayton “Chicken” Gunnels, Darryl “Hasaan” Jamison (trumpet); Robert McCullough (tenor saxophone); St. Clair Pinckney (flute, baritone saxophone on “These Are The J.B.’s”); Bobby Byrd (piano on “The Grunt”); James Brown (organ on “I’ll Ze”); Phelps “Catfish” Collins (guitar); William “Bootsy” Collins (bass); Frank “Kash” Waddy (drums on “The Grunt,” “I’ll Ze” and possibly on “When You Feel It, Grunt If You Can”); Clyde Stubblefield (drums on “These Are The J.B.’s” and possibly on “When You Feel It, Grunt If You Can”); Johnny Griggs (conga).

“The Grunt” written by James Brown, Phelps Collins, William Earl Collins, John W. Griggs, Clayton Isiah Gunnels, Darrell Jamison, Robert McCollough, Clyde Stubblefield and Frank Clifford Waddy; “These Are The J.B.’s” written by The J.B.’s; other selections written by James Brown.

(P) 1973 Universal Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

LP. 2014. NA 5119

Heliocentrics & Melvin Van Peebles – The Last Transmission

Now-Again | Jun. 7, 2014 | Catalog | ,

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Tracklist:

Chapter 1 – Prologue 3.32
Chapter 2 – Big Bang Reincarnation 3.03
Chapter 3 – Searching For Signs Of Life 1.40
Chapter 4 – Blue Mist 1.53
Chapter 5 –The Cavern 3.43
Chapter 6 – Transformation (Pt. 1) 3.10
Chapter 7 – Transformation (Pt. 2) 2.12
Chapter 8 – Telepathic Routine 3.11
Chapter 9 – The Dance 3.59
Chapter 10 – Trust The Cosmos (Believe In The Universe) 3.47
Chatper 11 – Infinite List (Toss The Dice) 4.09
Chapter 12 – Epilogue 2.09

Music recorded, mixed and produced at Quatermass Sound Lab, London by Malcolm Catto and Jake Ferguson. Vocals recorded and mixed by Spaceman Patterson at Spaceman’s Studio, New York.
Executive Produced by Eothen Alapatt.
Music composed, arranged and performed by The Heliocentrics;
Lyrics composed and performed by Melvin Van Peebles.
Mastered by Guy Davie at Electric Mastering, London. Art direction by Errol Richardson. Photos by Eric Coleman.

All music arranged and performed by The Heliocentrics:
Malcolm Catto – Drums, Marimbula, Percussion, Additional Guitar and Piano
Jake Ferguson – Bass, Begena, Additional Guitar, Vibes and Piano
Jack Yglesias – Percussion, Kalimba, Flutes, Homemade Instruments and String Arrangements on “Collateral Damage”
Ade Owusu – Guitar, Thai Guitar, Effected Santur, Feedback and Koto
Ollie Parfitt – Piano, Keys and Electronic Effects
Tom Hodges – Electronica
Mike Burnham – Ring Mod Guitar on “Wrecking Ball”
Shabaka Hutchings – Bass Clarinet
Danny Keane – Cello
Raven – Violin

W/ Melvin Van Peebles – Vocals.

CD, LP, Deluxe LP and Digital. 2014. NA 5118 (Deluxe LP NA 4118).

Ngozi Family – Day of Judgement

Now-Again | Mar. 6, 2014 | Catalog |

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This compilation produced, with liner notes, by Eothen “Egon” Alapatt.
Original sessions produced by Paul Ngozi Edward Khuzwayo, with production arrangements by Billie David Nyati and assistance by Rikki Ililonga.
Mastered by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters.
Art direction by Errol Richardson.

Tracklist:

CD:

1. Day Of Judgement
2. Hi Babe
3. I Wanna Know
4. Kumanda Kwa Bambo Wanga
5. Tikondane
6. Bwanawe
7. Let Me Know
8. We Wonna Give It To Her
9. I’m On My Way
10. She Looks So Crazy
11. Sunka Mulamu
12. We Were Not Told
13. I’ve Been Looking For You

LP:

A
1. Day of Judgement
2. Hi Babe
3. I Wanna Know
4. Kumanda Kwa Bambo Wanga

B
1. Tikondane
2. Bwanawe
3. Let Me Know
4. We Wonna Give It To Her
5. I’m On My Way

C (Bonus – Deluxe LP only)
1. She Looks So Crazy
2. Sunka Mulamu

D (Bonus – Deluxe LP only)
1. We Were Not Told
2. I’ve Been Looking For You

LP, CD and Digital. 2014. NA5115 (Deluxe LP NA 4115)

Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Unstraight Ahead

Now-Again | Feb. 17, 2014 | Catalog |

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Produced, mixed and engineered by JJ Whitefield, Zdenko Curulija & Bo Baral
Executive Producer: JJ Whitefield
Mastered by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters.
Art direction by Errol Richardson.

Tracklist:

1. Introduction (J. Whitefield/B. Baral/M. Burchard)
2. Push Na Ya (J. Whitefield/Z. Curulija/T. Myland/C. Tolno)
3. El Gusto (Z. Curulija)
4. Transition >S< (J. Whitefield)
5. Karadeniz (Trad.)
6. The Spirit Of Gine (Z. Curulija)
7. Transition >T< (J. Whitefield/Z. Curulija)
8. Girma´s Lament (J. Whitefield)
9. Sharpville Massacre (B. Baral)
10. Semai Thaqil (Trad.)
11. Jo Nibunga (Z. Curulija/J. Whitefield)
12. Omebele (Makossa) (Victor Olaiya)
13. M´Hammad (Slow) (T. Myland)
14. Transition >A< (J. Whitefield)
15. Who´s Foolin´ Who? (J. Whitefield)
16. Transition >C< (J. Whitefield/Z. Curulija/B. Baral)
17. Hymnin5 (J. Whitefield)
18. Bring It On Down (B. Baral)
19. Mission Control (Z. Curulija)
20. Kaifa Pts. 1 & 2 (J. Whitefield)

LP, CD and Digital. 2014. NA5114

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