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Matasuna Records musical journey takes the listener this time to Panama – a country in Central America, which offers a rich and breath-taking variety of musical treasures. In a first reissue, two songs from the legendary Loyola Records label were selected, both released in 1969: one by Camilo Azuquita and one by the group Panama … [Read more…]

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Matasuna Records returns to Mexico for a third time to dig for rare treasures. They got their hands on a special gem – two obscure Latin/Jazzfunk tunes by a band called Colorado from Mexico City. The songs were released in 1976 on the Mexican label Peerless and the super rare original 7inch is virtually unavailable. … [Read more…]

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Matasuna Records journey goes to South Africa for the first time to reissue two superb Afro-/Jazzfunk songs by the band Freeway. Released in 1975 on the South African label Flame, the album Abahambi „Balomhlaba“ was rediscovered and rereleased by the good folks of Black Pearl Records from Berlin in 2013. The LP immediately landed on Matasuna … [Read more…]

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Matasuna returns to Mexico again – this time to the musical epicenter Monterrey in the north of the country. The band La Tribu recorded there the song No Te Quiero Mas (I Don’t Want You  More), which was released on Polydor in 1971. The Latin soul joint is a gem among connoisseurs and it’s difficult … [Read more…]

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Matasuna’s latest tidbit takes us back to the South American continent once again – to Venezuela to be exact. The song Zambo by the band La Retreta Mayor, which was released in 1976 on the LP of the same name, is now available as an official reissue and the very first time ever on a … [Read more…]

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With their latest release, Matasuna Records brings together two songs from 1966 that were originally released on J-V/Atlantic Records & ATCO Records. Now officially reissued for the first time on 7inch vinyl

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Matasuna Records has dug into the archives of Atlantic Records and unearthed two funky treats from the band Black Heat. The funk & soul band was active in the 1970s and remained under the radar despite their talent. Both songs from their 1972 debut album are available for the first time as an official reissue … [Read more…]

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Matasuna Records is back with new Latin fire on 45, presenting two songs from the band Phirpo y sus Caribes by Venezuelan musician, arranger and conductor Porfi Jiménez. Both songs were released on the band’s only album Parrilla Caliente in 1972, whose original pressing is a very rare and sought-after masterpiece. Officially licensed by the … [Read more…]

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Matasuna Records offers a heavy Funk45 with tracks of two important pioneers of funk: The Meters from New Orleans and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band from Los Angeles. The song Giggin‘ Down 103rd by „The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band“ was first released as a single in 1968 (as misspress) and is now available … [Read more…]

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Matasuna Records is delighted to make a musical detour to Mexico for the first time with its new release. The 7inch contains two rare Latinfunk & -Soul songs of Mexican band Apache. The songs Liberate and Hombre were released in 1975 & 1976 and are now available on vinyl again for the first time ever. … [Read more…]