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…]


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


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…]


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…]


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…]


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…]


Matasuna Records kicks off 2021 with another 7inch. This record features two remixes by German DJ and producer David Hanke aka Renegades Of Jazz, for Afro-latin Funk bands Brownout and Jungle Fire. Brownout’s remix was first released in 2013 via Paris DJs on a very limited run of 45s and quickly became very sought after. By painstakingly cutting … [Read more…]


For its latest release, Matasuna Records goes back to Latin-influenced realms and presents two songs by US musician Fred Ramirez, which are available for the first time as official reissue on 7inch vinyl. These are instrumental cover versions of well-known soul and jazz hits, which take a completely new direction under Fred Ramirez‘ killer Latin … [Read more…]


Matasuna Records“ has found another musical treat from the African continent for its latest release – a song by the Ghanaian musician „Mawuli Decker„. It was released in 1983 on the rare and sought-after album „Ayo Special“ and is available for the first time as a 7inch vinyl single, which is supplemented by an edit … [Read more…]


About four years after the label was founded in summer 2016, Matasuna Records is about to drop its 25th release. To celebrate this anniversary, Matasuna has dug up another treat and is delighted to reissue two songs from the legendary LP 1973 by Belgian jazz-funk group Placebo of jazz legend Marc Moulin, who is rightly … [Read more…]