Cosmos Records London
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Vinyl Record Store 324d Hackney Road London, England E2 7AX. 02070338777 cosmosrecordslondon@gmail.com

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C & D manning the shop today and here’s our staff pick!.. Amazing fusion / funk, jazz, spiritual jazz, spoken word, disco jazz, it’s all on here and every track is absolutely incredible. Thus was too difficult to choose a sound clip it must be experienced in full. Stanton Davis’ Ghetto / Mysticism- Brighter Days, Outrageous Records Inc 1977 ✌️ #originalpressings #stantondavis #spiritualjazz #jazz #fusion #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Wow ok no music but we’ll have to post again without sound- previous attempt blocked by Instagram you’ll just have to imagine lol. Anyway.. thanks to everyone who came to #newarrivals day yesterday it’s always good times :) 🤗🤝✊️ We’ve refilled the walls today however and there’s still LOADS of stuff available roll thruuuuuuu! #nowplaying Marcos Valle - “Estrellar”, Som Livre 1983 ✌️ #originalpressings #marcosvalle #lincolnolivetti #funk #soul #jazz #boogie #disco #latin #brazilian #afro #psych #privatepress #samples #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Nice to have the work work done, heading into the weekend with this 🙌 #nowplaying Pharoah Sanders - Love In Us All, Impulse 1974 ✌️ #originalpressings #pharoahsanders #loveinusall #jazz #spiritualjazz #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Working late but it’s ok we have these guys to keep us company, plus many many more #newarrivals out in the shop tomorrow please stay tuned ✌️ #originalpressings #funk #soul #jazz #latin #brazilian #boogie #raregroove #disco #afro #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Out in the shop tomorrow #newarrivals Dorothy Ashby - The Rubaiyat of Dorothy Ashby, Cadet 1970 ✌️ #originalpressings #dorothyashby #therubaiyatofdorothyashby #themovingfinger #soul #jazz #raregroove #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Was reminded of this tune playing in a coffee place this morning. It’s always nice to have those classic grooves in stock, in this case on a red heart-shaped promo 7”. Out in the shop tomorrow! #newarrivals Bobby Caldwell - What You Won’t Do For Love (promo) 7”, Clouds 1979 ✌️ #originalpressings #bobbycaldwell #whatyouwontdoforlove #soul #raregroove #mellowgroove #classic #vinyl #records #45friday #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Sry if we’ve been quiet this week we’ve been a bit busy- all of these guys rolling out this Friday plus loads of #newarrivals coming all season long! Please stay tuned ✌️ #originalpressings #vinyl #records #ditc #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Beautiful weather in London and Monday jazz to start the week right, another great Horace Silver lp sounding nice in OG mono. The Horace Silver Quintet - The Tokyo Blues, Blue Note 1962 ✌️ #originalpressings #horacesilver #thetokyoblues #jazz #bluenote #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Big latin / soul classic for Sunday #nowplaying :))) Louie Ramirez - In the Heart of Spanish Harlem / En el Corazon de Harlem Espanol, Mercury 1967 ✌️ #originalpressings #louieramirez #spanishharlem #latin #latinsoul #descarga #boogaloo #sundayvibes #ourshop #ditc #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

It’s Saturday and we are ready for u! (photo subtitle- did you know our ceiling is black? 😂) Happy Saturday to all! ✌️ #originalpressings #ourshop #happysaturday #vinyl #records #ditc #eastlondon #hoxton #hackney #shoreditch #londonfields #bethnalgreen #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Congrats to @melodiesint for this great re-release, Trio Ternura 45 solid center with bilingual Melozine! We’ve been into the Ternura Trio and Quinteto for many years so this one is right up our alley, hopefully yours as well. Out in the shop now come grab yours today! Also.. our very own record boss Aki @cosmosrecords is featured somewhere in the zine see if you can find it :) Trio Ternura - A Giro / Last Tango in Paris, Melodies International 2018 (1973) ✌️ #trioternura #agira #melodiesinternational @mafaldadaniel @floatingpoints #brazilclassics #45friday #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords

A beautiful clean OG copy, silkscreen cover with insert, of this very rare lp by the German experimental / free jazz / avant garde duo of Limpe and Paul Fuchs. Definitely not for everyone, but a very special item for those immersed in the genre- available now in the shop! Anima - Monte Alto, Alter Pharrhof Production, 1977 ✌️ #originalpressings #paulfuchs #limpefuchs #anima #freejazz #experimental #kraut #avantgarde #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Today’s feature- Clarke / Boland #newarrivals hitting the shelves for hump day! ✌️ #kennyclarkefrancybolandbigband #sahibshihab #davepike #jazz #jazzgrooves #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

It turns out the little kindergarten chairs we got for the bottom bins are also great for the listening booths! Come and check some tunes in supreme comfort ;) 👍✌️ #ourshop #storeview #ditc #happycustomer #originalpressings #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Refilling some classics out in the shop today! ✌️ #originalpressings #soul #jazz #funk #rock #classics #vinyl #records #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Some nice reggae #newarrivals lps & 12”s out in the shop now! ✌️ #originalpressings #reggae #roots #dancehall #loversrock #digiroots #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Summer lingers in London, it’s a beautiful day for some music! (and sorting out sleeves 😂) ✌️ #happysunday #ourshop #shopview #recordstore #eastlondon #hoxton #hackney #shoreditch #haggerston #londonfields #bethnalgreen #originalpressings #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Rolling into the weekend with this.. #listencarefully Don’t sleep on anything Carmen Lundy, especially this relatively cheap one which includes this stunning jazz track “Time is Love”. Possibly appearing on one of Aki’s legendary @cosmosrecords mix tapes from back in the day about 20 years ago? We’ll have to wait for confirmation ;) Carmen Lundy - Good Morning Kiss lp, Blackhawk 1986 ✌️ #originalpressings #timeislove #carmenlundy #dancefloorjazz #souljazz #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords

Back to school!.. 😂 Vintage kindergarten chairs going in today to make the bottoms bins a nice comfy diggin spot! ;) ✌️ #ourshop #ditc #originalpressings #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Mini #newarrivals a few synth / electronic goodies out in the shop now! ✌️ #originalpressings #synth #synthpop #electronic #experimental #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Mini #newarrivals for hump day- Sylvers I, II & III out in the shop now! ✌️ #originalpressings #sylvers #funky #soul #vinyl #records #ditc #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Happy bank holiday Monday in the UK we are OPEN!!! (12-7pm) Getting warmed up w this cool Impulse! record #nowplaying Emil Richards using instruments, influences and time signatures from all over the globe, and the world in his mind perhaps ;) Journey to Bliss, Meditation Suite in Six Movements played by Emil Richards & the Microtonal Blues Band, Impulse 1968 ✌️ #originalpressings #emilrichards #jazz #meditation #eastern #marimba #funky #impulse #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Sample Sunday!.. (please swipe for lp 👉) Was reminded of this connection recently on @realpeterock’s feed 🙏 The iconic Grandmaster Flash scene from Wild Style- a moment of pure cinematic brilliance. I must’ve watched it hundreds of times even before YouTube 😆, and we always like seeing that green cover in the shop, part of our store history and Hip Hop history. Headhunters - Survival of the Fittest, Arista 1975 ✌️#originalpressings #headhunters #godmademefunky #grandmasterflash #fab5freddy #wildstyle #hiphophistory #hiphop #classic #herbiehancock #breakbeat #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

It’s Saturday! + kinda chilly out best weather for diggin’ ;) ✌️ #happysaturday #originalpressings #vinyl #records #ditc #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

One more 📷 from our team, US buying trip. Loads of nice classics and lots of cool obscurities headed our way for next season please stay tuned ✌️ #comingsoon #newarrivals #buyingtrip #originalpressings #ourshop #work #ditc #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

And we are THREE YEARS OLD today here at the London shop!!! 🎉 Here’s a #tb pic from when we first opened Aug 22, 2015. But this is not about us, thanks to all of YOU for checking us out!!! + special thanks to the mothership @cosmosrecords, all of our team everywhere, + our valued customers, friends and families past present and future- that’s where it’s at! 😂🙏✌️ #happyanniversary #ourshop #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords #originalpressings #ditc #vinyl #records

More from our guys- picking up some nice staples, many will reach our shop this fall and winter ✌️ #buyingtrip #originalpressings #work #ourshop #funk #soul #jazz #classics #ditc #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Report from our guys currently in the US picking up some goodies ✌️ #buyingtrip #work #ourshops #originalpressings #vinyl #records #ditc #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Monday is “no problem” ;) with this killer dancefloor jazz classic #nowplaying let’s do this. No Problem - Jerome Richardson, Going to the Movies lp, UA Jazz 1962 ✌️ #originalpressings #jeromerichardson #noproblem #dancefloorjazz #jazz #dance #classic #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords

Some more psych / rock / modern blues #newarrivals clean copies and white label promos out in the shop now! #originalpressings #psych #rock #prog #blues #rocknsoul #samples #vinyl #records #cosmosrecordslondon #cosmosrecords @cosmosrecords