now again

curse upon the world

Rare, blistering vintage funk from L.A.'s Apple and 3 Oranges, taken from California Funk, out April 20 on Jazzman/Now Again:
I posted about Amanaz's way sold-out 1975 LP Africa a while back, and it remains one of my favorite musical discoveries of the last few years, so it's worth noting that the record has been reissued by Now-Again, and is now available for purchase in the Stones Throw/Now Again web store...
two to make a pair
Now Again/Stones Throw just released a compilation of essential "beat-heavy global psychedelia" from the late '60s/early '70s, entitled Forge Your Own Chains. One standout jam is the fuzzed out afro-funk of the Strangers' "Two To Make a Pair...
cross country

Oh No flips some psych-soul from Now Again's vaults, taken from the limited-edition Oh No vs. Now Again record, out now on Stones Throw:
Oh No vs. Now Again is a limited one-time pressing of 500. Get it here.