From a comp of Aus and NZ ambient curated by Sanpo Disco’s Rowan Mason.
Buyer at Mr Bongo record shop and bonafide jazz expert.
The Sanpo Disco head mixes post-punk, no-wave and Basquiat-era disco.
A wistfully ambient opening to an experimental album on ESP Institute.
An eccentric 13 minutes from the extended edit champ.
Soulful machine funk reminiscent of Sound Signature.
Half-speed breaks and galvanising vocals on Banoffee Pies.
Global Roots leader Thris Tian charts the history of a Chicago institution.
Picks include Fingers Inc, Ramsey Lewis, Ten City, Common and Chicago.
The Astral Black boss picks Rose Royce, The Jones Girls and Lamont Dozier.