Cheap Magic Tag Archive

Ethnic

Joe Masunga – Nwananga Washaneseka (1986)

Nwananga Washaneseka by Joe Masunga will surely please 80’s Afro Funk lovers! This 12” release also includes a stunning track of “Working For The Future”.

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Obscure, Organic

One Tongue – No Doubt (1990)

Ultra solid album of 90’s Synth Experimental by German project One Tongue released on YAYA in 1990. The album includes the killer tune “No Doubts”…

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Spiritual

Kahil El’Zabar With David Murray – Golden Sea (1989)

Second album by percussionist and composer Kahil El’Zabar (Clifton Blackburn) released on Sound Aspects Records. Also participated American jazz saxophonist (tenor) and bass clarinetist David Murray

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Ethnic, Organic

Rüdiger Oppermann – Durchs Wilde Harfistan (1990)

Third album by German harpist and experimental musician Rüdiger Oppermann released in 1990 on Wundertüte Records. Oppermann might be best described as a free-style and experimental folk musician, who draws on both ancient and modern musics…

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Ethnic

Hossam Ramzy Ensemble – Egyptian Rai (1995)

This is Hossam Ramzy second album released in 1995 on label ARC Music. This album features awesome track “The Star Collector”.

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Obscure

Blackbeard – I Wah Dub (1980)

Here is an interesting record of 80’s Dub released by Blackbeard on tin label More Cut Records in 1980. Apart from its interesting picture cover, this album contains some pretty good tracks including the slow jam “‘Nough” or the nice cut “Binoculars”.

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Floating

DFA – Microstructural Characterization (2001)

We usually don’t really present Tech House records but this one caught our attention!  “Microstructural Characterization” appears to be Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA) the third release on small label Surveillance Recordings in 2001.

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Obscure

Will Powers – Adventures In Success (1983)

Cool early 80’s Synth single by Will Powers released on Island Records in 1983, backed with a nice dub version.

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Floating

Ralphi Rosario – Quentagious EP (1992)

Monster Deep House tunes by Ralphi Rosario originally released on Chicago based label D.J. World Records in 1992.

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Floating

Nick Holder – After Hours EP (1996)

After Hours the one of many release by Nick Holder released on the famous Toronto based label DNH Records in 1996.

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Floating

Mike Perras – You’re A Dreamer (1992)

Nice early 90’s Garage release by Canadian producer Mike Perras on Bassic Records. The flip side track “Heaven Above” is very deep!

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Floating

Theo Parrish – Smile (1997)

This 12 inch release includes the extended version of the hit track “ Smile ” It released on Music Is… in 1997. This slick piece of Deep House produced by Theo Parrish.

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Mellow

Nicolette Larson – Lotta Love (1979)

We introduce here the promo Warner Bros. Records issue (Nicolette Larson). Enjoy the sample from the extended disco version!

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Floating

Mr. Fingers – Ammnesia (1988)

This album by Mr. Fingers (Larry Heard) is a true masterpiece, probably one of the best House/Acid house album from the late 80’s.

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Bundled, Italo

Italian House Nation, 1988-1999 [Updates]

Fresh new musical genre of American origin has been imported, imitated and repackaged to a willing Italian audience that can’t get enough of dance music. However, slowly but surely, the Italian’s homegrown brand has started to match, even better, the original.

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Floating

Various Artists – Synonymous Accapellas, Vol. II

Unofficial release various of 90’s house acapellas not on label… The compilation did not get any promotion.

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Obscure

Connie Hyland – Girl Dream (1984)

Monster 80’s Euro-Disco cut by Connie Hyland presented here in its extended 12 inch version with dub version on the flip side.  A must have! 

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Groovy

Blue Feather – Feather Funk (1982)

Very complete album by Dutch soul funk band Blue Feather released on Italian record label Mr. Disc Organization in 1982. This album contains the killer songs “Baby Don’t Say Maybe”, “High Up To The Sky” and “It’s Love”. You must have this record in your digital collection!

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Cosmic

John Forde – Woman (1979)

English synthesist/keyboard player John Forde recorded a bunch of hits throughout the 70’s. But “Stardance” is his best tune by far!

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Groovy

Touchdown – Ease Your Mind (1982)

Ease Your Mind (U.S. Remix) by Touchdown released on disco label in 1982. We are presenting here the UK press on Excaliber Records Ltd. but the original press is the American on on Streetwise Records.

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Groovy

Sybil Thomas – Rescue Me (1983)

Rescue Me was only released on 12” and is not part of any album. There are five versions of this 12”, the one we are presenting right here (test pressing)… Sybil Thomas, soul, boogie singer and songwriter, currently living in Hong Kong.

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Cheap Magic

Cheap Magic, Part One

Select from over 20 magic releases that are under 5.00$! Perfect gifts, italo-disco, deep house, balearic and many more. Get them at as soon as possible…

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Experimental, Obscure

Gimpo – Gimpo (1997)

Is certainly the first and last single ever issued by studio band Gimpo. The single was part of Finnish label Kalevala Records label catalog released in ’97.

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Experimental, Obscure

Visible – Indicible Frequence (1982)

Probably the best release by Visible. Most sought after one along with “A Fine Aim In Life” released 1 years later in 1983.

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Obscure

Silvia – Silvia (1982)

This album was only released in the Germany in 1982 on Schallmauer Records. This is only one release by German singer Silvia.

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