Mind blowing Minneapolis boogie, so lets just go with their original 1982 press release....&nbs..
Gospel is not something we often delve into at AOTN, I like the odd track but to make the grade it h..
Another AOTN outing into deep soul space. You might recognise this track, as Mayer Hawthor..
The very definition of deepfunk, this record was a huge spin for Keb Darge in the early 2000s. ..
Our second and final release from Billy Bruner's T'Spoon out of his obscure Oil Capital record label..
Crunchy outsider disco that's always been popular with those in the know. Getting strong spins throu..
A blues funk masterpiece, Charles 'Bubba' Suggs released 3 (we think) 45's, this being his crow..
Very very rare slow burning funk45 recorded 1973 in Youngstown, Ohio. The band were local ..
In the 70's one of the most unique Texas band emerged on the scene, whilst primarily in the Texas Ch..
French boogie collector's catnip, here we have the uber-rare Billy Bruner penned T'Spoon from his ob..
Two gold standard musical compositions we won't insult by labelling with a genre. 'Truth is the..
Grail is an overused word but in this case it's a fact. The two best track from the LP every serious..
Homgrown Syndrome is a strong 2 sided major label banger that has been heavily in demand (and t..
Unreleased full version of this rare 45 for the first time.
Western Michigan had a very hea..
This one is a huge funk45 monster that's even getting love from the soul heads for the strong vocals..
Rarest of the rare and holy grail are terms often thrown around all too easily. In this case both ap..
Cool Creations of St Maarten were formed in 1975 by Carlyle Barriteau, Funk Gumbs and Winston Macco...
Two unreleased disco funk bangers from Joe Tex backing band THE SECOND RE$$URRECTION. Dug out from S..
First time I heard this track out was DJing with Adrian Gibson, booker/manager for the London Jazz C..
Two essential sides from one of my favourite 70s vocalists Leroy Hutson. His album "Hutson II" ..
Monster two-sided disco funk banger from Mighty Ryeders man Rodney Matthews. The O.G of this very ra..
This record is as good as soul gets no argument, more than the sum its parts, the perfect momen..
Two of our favourite female funk45's from Tragar out of Atlanta. The first an insanely rare Holy Gra..
The first release on Athens of the North spaced out sister label 'Ocean of Tears' had to be somethin..
If you are not a top end disco or soul collector with deep pockets you probably wont know won't know..
Here we have the two strongest tracks from Beginning of the End's rare self-Tttled L.P. "Superwoman"..
In about 2003 I did some work for deepfunk and northern soul legend Keb Darge and as was the way bac..
Batshit crazy Latin funk track that was originally released on Columbia's INS label before also bein..
Top tier Hawaiian disco boogie masterpiece available for the first time on 45. It took us 3 years to..
Two sides from our favorite early 80s lover Lew Kirton. Its the first time the sexy soul mans two tr..
Holy Grail deep disco from Des Moines, Iowa. This 45 has remained at the top of rare disco, modern s..
Athens of the North are proud to present Renee Geyer's modern soul masterpiece 'Be There In The Morn..
Ishola Muhammads 'Open Up Your Heart' was discovered in 2010 when the 1st know..
Undisputedly one of the best, across the board crowd and D.J pleasing rare D..
When Terry Kane - a sound engineer who was barely twenty years old at the time– built an 8..
Hailing from Lubbuck in North West Texas, Vern Blair cut these two side with..
Tino Contreras has produced countless recordings, played on innume..
With his career spanning the best part of a century, Gilson has made music w..
Willie West a truly gifted singer, entertainer, and songwriter with a music ..
Banging, funky R&B from the Soul Queen of New Orleans. Sexy, r..
Soul and funk heads will recognize Williams' name from his modern soul outpu..
Locally famous for their multi-coloured afro’s, the band nonetheless failed ..