Use My Body by Mavis John
Sweaty groove from Mr Bongo’s Record Club Volume One compilation.
It’ll Never Be Over For Me by Timi Yuro
Northern soul classic pick from the exceptional, yet rarely mentioned, belter.
Hawaiian Caravan by Roy Kawasaki
Funky Sakamoto-esque tune from NuNorthern Soul’s retrospective series.
I & I by Lone Watti
Dub-treading thumper salvaged from Reggae Rula, a collection of Spanish reggae songs that sound wouldn’t be misplaced in a turn of the century Benidorm all inclusive.
Yellow Story by Kiki Hitomi
Big boom digital sleng teng from London via Japan.
Macumba by Claudia
Another catchy Brazil release from Mr Bongo.
Freio Aerodinamico by Marcos Valle
Hard grooving Brazilian break from Light In The Attic’s reissue of Mr Valle’s 1970 self-titled album.
Dancing Star by Mimi Izumi Kobayashi
Cosmic J-Pop disco opening theme from hit anime, Urusei Yatsura.
Genius Of Love by Tom Tom Club
Hypnotic mover from Talking Heads side project, as featured in Stop Making Sense and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Melon Soda by Tricot
Single from Tricot’s great new release, named for the impossible-to-find-in-the-UK beverage.