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VARIOUS: Down & Wired 5 and 6: A Dose Of Psychedelic Funk & Blue Eyed Soul

VARIOUS: Down & Wired 5 and 6A double dose of psychedelic funk and blue-eyed soul? You like the sound of that don’t you? Of course you do which is why you’ll be feeling the two latest volumes of such musical goings-on from the Perfect Toy label. It’s hard to get stuff more obscure than what turns up on these comps. so rest assured you are extremely unlikely to have heard it elsewhere. Indeed, it’s the sort of thing
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PERFECT TOY RECORDS: Down In The Valley 3 & 4

PERFECT TOY RECORDS: Down In The Valley 3 & 4If you’d already had success dropping a double volume of super obscure but super dope garage soul and psych-funk (not to mention all shades in between and beyond) and you had a crate digger on speed dial who you knew could turn up another payload of such nuggets – you’d probably give him the green light straight away. Which is precisely what Perfect Toy Records have done on
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VARIOUS: Doing The Natural Thing Vol. 1 and 2

VARIOUS: Doing The Natural Thing Vol. 1 and 2Time to say ‘howdy’ to Doing The Natural Thing Vol. 1 and 2, two big new comps. from the Perfect Toy label as they follow up Funky Country Volume 1 and 2 from around this time last year.  ‘Follow-up’?  Surely the monkey meant, ‘kick-off a new series’?  But is it?  These two new volumes are subtitled Psychedelic-Country-Garage-Soul, while the Funky Country pair were additionally
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VARIOUS: Down In The Valley (Perfect Toy Records)

VARIOUS:  Down In The ValleyPerfect Toy have been digging the crates again and this time knocked out Down In The Valley which comes in two vinyl volumes or one combined cd. They should probably get someone they know well to sort out the sales notes for that. Oh – hang on – whatdyaknow: ‘“A heavy selection of mod-rockers, garage and psych-funk tracks,” runs the sub-title of new compilation series, Down
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VARIOUS: Funky Country (Vinyl LP)

VARIOUS:  Funky Country (Vinyl LP)Rating: ★★★★★ When Light In The Attic put out Country Funk in 2012, and then its sequel Country Funk Vol. 2 two years later, who would have thought that the made-up genre of ‘country funk’ (essentially any 70s country track on which the drummer wholeheartedly embraced the syncopated rhythm zeitgeist) could yield so many bangers. Now Perfect Toy Records get in on the
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ROY ROBERTS: Roy Roberts Experience (2017)

Rating: ★★★★★ Fretting away that there hasn’t been a career retrospective of another largely unfeted funk-soul brother or sister from Tramp Records lately? Fret no more as Perfect Toy Records delivers what amounts to the same thing – in this case with a focus on Roy Roberts. New comp. the Roy Roberts Experience adopts the same tried and tested formula of collating said
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PERFECT TOY RECORDS proudly presents: Shake-A-Leg Vol. 2 Club Night Compilation (2013)

Ah – the old ‘put together a compilation that recreates the feel of one of your club night sets’ eh? Actually yeah. Problem with that? One trusts not when the djs in question are Tramp Records boss/ crate digger extraordinaire, Tobias Kirmayer, and latin-jazz producer Jerker Kluge a.k.a the hosts and djs of Munich’s Shake-A-Leg club night. Cue their second Shake-A-Leg compilation bursting at
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