40) Ghetto Priest – Every Man For Every Man (Ramsrock) LP
Ramsrock as a label continues to grow in stature and with this album by Ghetto Priest they delivered one of the ragge albums of the year and gave us an in-store not to be forgotten.
39) Cobby & Pork – Cities Below Future Seas (Declasse) LP
Hull legends Cobby & Pork revisited a lost partnership and forgotten recordings to deliver this solid album of jams and grooves that featured heavily on the shop’s system during the year.
38) Vibration Black Finger – Blackism (Enid) LP
Lascelle Gordon’s Vibration Black Finger delivered this album and an equally stunning 12″ during 2017 proving that UK jazz is pushing the boundaries forward for quality and experimentations.
37) Harvey Sutherland – Expectations (Clarity) 12″
We’re big supporters of Harvey in the shop with his soulful and jazzy grooves hitting the right spot with us. This was no exception.
36) FCL – Cherry Pie (NDATL) 12″
Soulful house on vinyl seems like a lost art but with NDATL you get quality with each release and this nugget delivered the goods for us in 2017.
35) Grace Love – Higher (Cannonball) 7″
We’re big supporters of Italian label Cannonball and this disco bomb is our pick of their releases for the year. This deserves a release on 12″ with extended disco jams. Hot Disco action that gets us moving on each play within the shop.
34) Norman Jay MBE presents Mister Good Times – Various (Sunday Best) 2xLP
We were honoured to have Norman Jay OBE hosting an album launch for his Mister Good Times compilation. With Norman comes a badge of high quality and this is no exception.
33) Dego and Kaidi – A So We Gwann (Sound Signature) 2xLP
Two of our favourites within the shop with Dego and Kaidi paired up to serve up this special double album affair for Theo’s Sound Signature.
32) Leroy Hutson Anthology (Acid Jazz) 2xLP
We love Leroy in the shop and this is a must for all lovers of his music with a special Acid Jazz curated selection of his hottest jams which include the label’s two unreleased 7″ releases.
31) Caravela – EP (None More) 12″
We’re big supporters of little labels in the shop and this release by Caravela on None more surprised us with it’s quality Brazilian shuffling beats and honest vocal delivery. Superb indeed!