Global Grooves — In Stock




Items/page
CDs (268) new/usedLPs (211) new/used12-Inch (3 new)7-Inch (1 new)All (483)
Sort by
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousCambodian Cassette Archives – Khmer Folk & Pop Music Vol 1 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $13.99
A massive assemblage of raw, percussive Cambodian music recorded between the 60s and the 90s! The blend of styles is pretty impressive – raw found-folk elements prevail throughout, but a pretty staggering array sounds throughout the years find their way into the mix – from traces of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousCaribbean Audio Odyssey Vol 1 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great little package that brings together killer cuts from bit wave of calypso in the 50s – all served up in a beautiful retro-styled cover and a limited edition 10" LP! The music here is the sort of harder-biting, rougher-rocking calypso that played bit in the West Indian underground ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousChoubi Choubi – Folk & Pop Sounds From Iraq (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A heady brew of unusual music from the Iraqi scene – material that's billed here as folk and pop, but which has a quality that's a lot different than those genres might sound in the US! The folksy cuts often have angular reed work in the mix, which really gives them a sharp edge – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2 heavy records – and a bonus 7" single too!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousCongo Traditional 1952 & 1957 ... LP
SWP (France), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $19.99
A set of 50s recordings that are part of the huge legacy of Hugh Tracey – a force as important to the collection of African music as the work of Alan Lomax was to the US! The material here shows a more traditional side of Congolese music of the postwar years – often highly percussive, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousCross Over The World ... CD
Tinder, Mid 90s. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousCult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD
Numero, Late 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible third coast salsa from the late 70s – amazing stuff from the orquestras of Carlos Ruiz and his Ebirac label – made by singers and players in Chicago's Puerto Rican community of the period that stands up just as well today! Chicago salsa, unlike more nationally popular styles ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousDance Of Heaven's Ghosts ... CD
Hemisphere, 1997. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Out of print, promotional sticker on booklet cover.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousDeep In The Heart OF Tuva – Cowboy Music From The Wild East ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1996. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print, packaged in with a nice booklet.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousDiablos Del Ritmo – The Colombian Melting Pot 1960 to 1985 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $13.99
One of the deepest digs we've ever seen into the rich array of grooves from Colombia – a double-length page that covers a much wider range of sounds than you might expect! Colombia's unusual amongst Latin American nations, in that it's got kind of a "crossroads" sort of role – ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousDiablos Del Ritmo – The Colombian Melting Pot Part 1 – 1975 to 1985 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
One of the deepest digs we've ever seen into the rich array of grooves from Colombia – a double-length page that covers a much wider range of sounds than you might expect! Colombia's unusual amongst Latin American nations, in that it's got kind of a "crossroads" sort of role – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousDirty Jazz From Down South ... LP
Cook, 1958. Very Good ... $43.99
Nothing too dirty about this jazz – especially considering that the "south" in the title is actually the Caribbean – an overlooked hotbed of creative improvisational activity! The album's similar to some of the other Caribbean jazz recorded by Cook Records at the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing, in a black sleeve with Cook logo and title sticker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousDistant Invitation – Street & Ceremonial Recordings From Burma, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, & Thailand ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2014. New Copy ... $19.99
Great field recordings from Southeast Asia – material recorded during local festivals or ceremonies, with an overall focus on the event as much as the music within! Each track is relatively long, and titled by location, not artist – and instrumental moments are mixed with spoken bits, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousEchoes Of The Forest – Music Of The Central African Pygmies ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1994. Used ... $8.99
CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousEcstatic Music Of The Jemaa El Fna ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2005. New Copy ... $15.99
An amazing set of material recorded on location at the Jemaa Al Fna – a central square in the Marrakesh, Morocco in July of 2005 – featuring the groups Amal Saha and Trouple Majidi plus oud player Mustapha Mahjoub making some truly Ecstatic Music! It's the songs of Nass El Ghiwane, ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousEthiosonic – Noise & Chill Out – Ethiopian Groove Worldwide ... CD
Buda (France), 2012. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Way better than you might guess from the title, as there's very little noise, and not really any chillout material – and instead a great batch of Ethio-styled grooves, showing the rich influence of Ethiopian music on the contemporary scene in recent years! The package was put together by the ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousFlute Music Of The Andes ... LP
Olympic, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Lively upbeat songs from high in the Andes with the kena, antaro and zampona flutes accompanied by guitar, bass, and percusion. Tracks include "El Condor Pasa", "Vasija De Barro", "Selvas Virgenes", "La Bandenita", "Alborozo Kolla", "El ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousFolk Music Of The Amami Islands ... LP
Folkways, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes notes.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousForgotten Guitars From Mozambique – 1955, 1956, 1957 ... CD
SWP (UK), 1955/1956/1957. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Forgotten Guitars From Mozambique from the important field recording specialist Hugh Tracey for his International Library Of African Music in the 50s – raw, passionate guitar music that we won't easily forget! Tracey was esteemed for the clarity of his recording, and justifiably so, the ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousGhana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 (5LP box set) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 5LP ... $44.99
A compilation of Ghana music like we've never seen before – and straight up beautifully put together by Soundway – 70s sounds that fused regional traditions with boundary free soul, rhythm & blues, and rock! Ghana in the 1970s was in a transition from a more prosperous, and less ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousGipsy Rhumba – The Original Rhythm Of Gipsy Rhumba In Spain 1965 to 1974 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
One of the coolest collections of music we've ever heard from the folks at Soul Jazz Records – and a batch of work that we never would have heard otherwise! The sounds here are from a unique point in Spanish music – one in which flamenco guitar mixed with Latin rhythms, gypsy culture, ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousGlobalista – Import Export ... CD
Trikont (Germany), 2002. Used ... $6.99
CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousGroove Club 1 – La Confiserie Magique ... CD
Lion, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
Rare pop psych from the late 60s & early 70s French scene – groovy singles from Le Coeur, Les Hamsters, Les Chimeriennes, Dan Le Bouffon, Christopher Laird, Yar & Yana and others – really cool stuff, most of which we've never heard before! Lion's Groove Club series goes on to ... read more CD
(Cutout notch through spine.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousHaiti Direct – Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds 1960 to 1978 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99
A much-needed look at the confusing world of grooves from Haiti – a scene that's always been accessible to most listeners in the US, but never with the kind of focus and direction we need! Haitian records are often a bit perplexing to our crate-digging ears – they look great on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousHand Full Of Namibians ... CD
On The Corner/Nocturne (France), 2004. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousHeartbeat Of Africa – Series 2 – Traditional Instruments/Drums Of Africa ... LP
Sapra (Kenya), Mid/Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousItalian Treasury – Emilia Romagna ... CD
Rounder, 1954. Used ... $6.99
An Alan Lomax recording in the mountains of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousItalian Treasury – Liguria – Baiardo & Imperia – The Alan Lomax Collection ... CD
Rounder, 1954. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousKankobela of the Batonga Vol 1 ... CD
SWP (UK), 2008. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
If you dig mbira, you'll find plenty to love here – as the kankobela is the regional thumb piano of the Batonga people of Zambezi Valley – captured beautifully here in a set of recent recordings! The sound is beautiful – haunting notes that come from the combination of metal and ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousKenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $21.99
A much-needed look at the massive amount of music recorded in Kenya during the 70s and 80s – an incredibly fertile time for local culture in the nation – and a time when it seemed like there was a great new groove coming out nearly every day! The work here really rivals the best of the ... read more CD
(Cool box-styled package – very unique!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousKhana Khana – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really tremendous stuff – and kind of a genre-defining compilation – one that will ship our listening for years to come! We've heard a bit of 70s Iranian music before, but this overstuffed package really opens up our ears – to a range of funky, freaky sounds that go way beyond ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousKosmopolis/Que Se Mueran Las Feas/Roxana La Coresana/Eureka ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), Late 20s. Used ... $2.99
Zarzuelas from the late 20's recorded in Barcelona and Madrid. CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousLegends Of Benin ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Brilliant work from Benin – an ear-opening compilation that's filled with wonderful grooves we've never heard before! The rhythms are unusual, instrumentation hypnotic, and vocals really offbeat – making the whole thing sound very different than more familiar African work we've stocked ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousLet No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 (4LP set) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s. New Copy 4 LPs ... $44.99
An amazing portrait of Iran in the years before WWII – pulled from rare 78rpm recordings which are remastered here beautifully, to present some stunning sounds we'd never have heard otherwise! There's a really unique flavor to most of this music – sounds that lie at the crossroads of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Four 180 gram LP – with a 12"-square, 20-page, saddle-stitched booklet on art paper.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousLonging For The Past – The 78rpm Era In Southeast Asia (4CD boxset) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s. New Copy 4 CDs ... $62.99
Not just a set of beautiful music – but a beautiful package, as well – an incredible full-color, hardcover book that slides into its own slipcase – and which is complete with 4CDs' worth of vintage Southeast Asian recordings from the 78rpm generation! We've never seen a survey of ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousModern Mayan – The Indian Music Of Chiapas, Mexico ... LP
Mississippi, Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Not the kind of Mexican music you're likely to hear at your local taqueria – and instead a set of tracks that reach back to Mayan music traditions, and come across with a powerfully folkloric feel! The sounds were all recorded in Chiapas, in the best Folkways style – never polished or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousMorocco – Crossroads of Time ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1995. Used CD & BOOK ... $2.99
CD
(Packaged in a nice hardbound booklet.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousMusic From The Mountain Provinces ... LP
Numero, 1988. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible sounds from the mountains of the Philippines – music recorded in the mid 80s, but with a very timeless feel overall! The styles here are unlike anything else we've ever heard – and are certainly light years from the little bit of Philippine pop or rock on record – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy vinyl and cover – and comes with a Folkways-styled set of notes!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousMusic Of Africa ... LP
Horizon, 1971. Near Mint- ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousMusic Of Indonesia 2 Indonesian Popular Music – Krongcong, Dangdut & Langgam Jawa ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1991. Used ... $4.99
CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousNigeria 70 Vol 3 – Sweet Times – Afro Funk, Highlife, & Juju From 70s Lagos ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
Sweet Times, indeed – Strut Records returns for another truly great volume in their Nigeria 70 series – this one covering the highlife, juju and Afro Funk music of Lagos in the 1970s – stellar material that has never been issued outside of Nigeria before now! There's a pretty ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousNigeria Afrobeat Special – The New Explosive Sound In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An explosive entry in Soundway's impeccable Nigeria Special series of rare Afrobeat – digging deep for for material that's largely been lost for years and years – many recorded in the wake of the Fela revolution and all of it exciting and essential! Of all the stellar tracks on the ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousNigeria Rock Special – Psychedelic Afro Rock & Fuzz Funk In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
Forget the "rock" in the title, and just focus on the "funk" – because this set of tracks is a massively heavy batch of Nigerian numbers from the 70s – all with the same solidly soulful feel as more familiar Afro Funk work of the time! There's a definite emphasis on ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousNigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $10.99 19.98
Essential work from the African scene of the 70s – a collection of tracks that goes way beyond the more familiar grooves of Fela Kuti and Manu Dibango! The set may well be the deepest so far we've heard from the always-amazing Soundway Records – a package that digs into a wealth of ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousNigeria Special Vol 2 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
A second volume from one of our favorite compilation series of 70s African music ever – Nigeria Special Volume 2 from the rare Afrobeat treasure diggers at Soundway Records! This deeper delve into the well of hard-to-find early to mid 70s material sticks is just as wonderful – ... read more CD
Also available Nigeria Special Vol 2 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 11.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousNigeria Special Vol 2 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
A second volume from one of our favorite compilation series of 70s African music ever – Nigeria Special Volume 2 from the rare Afrobeat treasure diggers at Soundway Records! This deeper delve into the well of hard-to-find early to mid 70s material sticks is just as wonderful – ... read more CD
Also available Nigeria Special Vol 2 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 18.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousOriginal Sound Of Cumbia – History Of Colombian Cumbia & Porro As Told By The Phonograph 1948 to 1979 – Compiled By Quantic ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
Soundway Records delves deep into the great history Colombian cumbia and porro – beautifully putting together an expansive set that traces the evolution of the sounds throughout 3 decades – and keeping it coming feverishly and furiously well paced the whole way through! They do a ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPanama! Vol 3 – Calypso Panameno, Guajira Jazz, & Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960 to 1975 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
A sprawling set of tropical grooves from Panama, and the third in the series from Soundway – compiled by Roberto Gyemant and Miles Cleret, with a little help for this set from Will Holland, aka Quantic – as soulful and brilliant as it is essential! These rare recordings blend cultural ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPeru Bravo – Soul & Funk From Peru's Radical Decade ... CD
Tiger's Milk/Strut (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The coolest collection of Peruvian grooves we've ever seen – one that gets past some of the straighter psych and Latin moments to focus on the funkier grooves of the Lima scene! Most work here is late 60s/early 70s vintage – and although many of the groups are rooted in rock, they're ... read more CD
Also available Peru Bravo – Soul & Funk From Peru's Radical Decade (with bonus download) ... LP 21.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPeru Bravo – Soul & Funk From Peru's Radical Decade (with bonus download) ... LP
Tiger's Milk/Strut (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99 22.99
The coolest collection of Peruvian grooves we've ever seen – one that gets past some of the straighter psych and Latin moments to focus on the funkier grooves of the Lima scene! Most work here is late 60s/early 70s vintage – and although many of the groups are rooted in rock, they're ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Peru Bravo – Soul & Funk From Peru's Radical Decade ... CD 13.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPop Yeh Yeh – Psychedelic Rock From Singapore & Malaysia Vol 1 – 1964 to 1970 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, Late 60s. Used ... $14.99
One of the coolest collections we've seen from the Sublime Frequencies label so far – a rich document of the "pop yeh yeh" movement in Singapore and Malaysia during the late 60s – a wonderful criss-crossing of Anglo pop styles and more exotic modes! The vibe here is a bit ... read more CD
(Digipack has a cutout hole.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPsych Funk Ala Turkish Vol 2 ... LP
Turk A Disk, 1970s. New Copy ... $25.99
The follow-up to one of our favorite Turkish funk compilations of recent years – and it's just as great! Volume 2 focuses on the fertile mid 70s period for the most part – and it got tunes that carry the buzzing strings and raw rhythms of the psych era pretty well into the next decade ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPutumayo Presents – Arabic Groove ... CD
Putumayo, 2001. Used ... $2.99
CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPutumayo Presents – Cape Verde ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousPutumayo Presents – Mediterranean Odyssey – Athens To Andalucia ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Out of print, digipack has a sticker remnant.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRed Hot & Fela (with bonus download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2013. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 22.98
One of the hippest entries in the Red Hot series so far – a set of tracks dedicated to the legendary Fela Kuti – felled by AIDS after years of influential grooves – still being felt strongly by the rich array of artists collected in the set! Most tracks are contemporary, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRough Guide To African Disco (180 gram vinyl plus download) ... LP
Rough Guide, 1970s. New Copy ... $17.99 18.98
Nothing rough here – as the set's one of the smoothest we've ever heard in this legendary series – a tight collection of vintage tracks that really serve up an African take on the sound of American disco! Rhythms are tight and quick, but the overall approach is still very much in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download with extra music.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRough Guide To Bollywood Disco (with bonus CD) ... CD
Rough Guide, Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 14.98
Disco music was alive and well in Indian cinema during the 80s – thanks to the style's great fit for the big numbers in Bollywood films! And although the title here might make you think that Indian movies grabbed up the New York trends of a few years before, the overall sound is more a later ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRough Guide To Mali (180 gram vinyl – with download) (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Rough Guide, 2014. New Copy ... $18.99
Powerful music from the Mali scene – one of the most diverse and creative in contemporary Africa – and one of the most politically potent as well! Titles include "Awa Adounia" by Terakaft, "Warbe" by Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate, "Yer Gando" by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features a bonus download card – with the bonus album Songhai Blues by Samba Toure!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRough Guide To Rebetika – The Greek Underworld – Original Roots To Revival Sounds ... CD
Rough Guide (UK), 2004. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print, promotional copy.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRough Guide To Sufi Music (Special Edition) ... CD
World Music Network (UK), 2011. Used 2CD ... $5.99
Includes bonus Sufi Fakirs Of Bengal CD. CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousRuse Of The Empty City – A Traditional Peking Opera ... LP
Folkways, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes notes.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousSaigon Rock & Soul – Vietnamese Classic Tracks 1968 to 1974 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Raw rock & soul from Saigon – from raw & garagey to more soulful, psychedelic and funky – an impressive collection of late 60s & early 70s recordings put together by the ever amazing Sublime Frequencies label! We've been lucky enough to hear a pretty incredible and diverse ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSeven Skeletons Found In The Yard – Calypso Classics From Trinidad 1928 to 1947 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great selection of very early calypso work – all recorded in Trinidad, originally issued on 78s, and with a very different sound than later, more popular versions of the genre! These tracks have a great gritty feel, and lots of jazzy inflections next to the vocals – echoes of other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousShowa 64 – A Definitive Compilation Of House, Soul, Jazz, Downbeat, & Abstract Beats Full Of Eastern Promise From 1975-1998 ... CD
Disorient/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Not really a funk compilation, but a sparkling batch of rare tracks from Japan – most of which were never issued in the west! The folks at Mr. Bongo put this set together with the aid of their operatives in Tokyo, and its one of the freshest we've heard in a long time. Most of the tracks ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSongs And Sounds Of The Orient ... LP
Japan Air Lines, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSongs For Desert Refugees – A Compilation In Aid Of The Refugees From Northen Mali ... CD
Glitterhouse (Germany), 2012. Used ... $8.99
CD
(Digipack has a cutout hole.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSoul Of Cape Verde ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSoul Safari Presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz Vol 2 – A Collection Of Rare Gems From International Library Of African Music Archives ... LP
Ubuntu (Netherlands), 1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $19.99
A treasure trove of South African sounds from mid-century – served up here in a mix of modes that really gets at the complexity of the scene at the time! There's a lot more jazz at play here than in other African musical communities – often served up in small combo ways that mix in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSound of Siam Vol 2 – Molam & Luk Thung From Northeast Thailand – 1970 to 1982 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Sublime sounds from Siam – a beautiful second volume of Soundway's dig into the regional music of Thailand in the 70s! Most of the work here comes from the glory days of luk thung and molam – genres that often feature some unusual folksy elements mixed with more electric modes – ... read more CD
Also available Sound of Siam Vol 2 – Molam & Luk Thung From Northeast Thailand – 1970 to 1982 (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP 23.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSound of Siam Vol 2 – Molam & Luk Thung From Northeast Thailand – 1970 to 1982 (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
Sublime sounds from Siam – a beautiful second volume of Soundway's dig into the regional music of Thailand in the 70s! Most of the work here comes from the glory days of luk thung and molam – genres that often feature some unusual folksy elements mixed with more electric modes – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Sound of Siam Vol 2 – Molam & Luk Thung From Northeast Thailand – 1970 to 1982 ... CD 15.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousSurinam – Boogie & Disco Funk From The Surinamese Dance Floors 1976 to 1983 ... LP
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99
Really rare grooves from an incredibly obscure scene – and that's saying a lot, given how many global sounds have been circulating in recent years! The cuts here represent a unique outpouring of funky club styles from the nation of Surinam – tracks recorded by a handful of groups in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousTahiti – The Gauguin Years – Songs & Dances ... CD
Nonesuch, 1968. Used ... $7.99
CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. Sealed 2LP ... $19.99
Amazing sounds from the pre-Ayatollah years in Iran – an incredible blend of different global influences, coming together in the sort of sound you'd expect from one of the most progressive scenes in the Mid-East! The work here has some of the same psych elements of Turkish work from the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousTraditional Folk Dance Of Japan ... LP
Folkways, 1959. Very Good+ ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Unusual purple vinyl pressing, with book! NOTE: side two is pressed slightly off center – price reflects that defect.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousTraditional Folk Songs Of Japan – Selected & Arranged By Ryutaro Hattori From His Own Collection – Part 1 East Japan ... LP
Folkways, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes original book.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousTrance 2 – Naqshbandi Sufis, Healing & Trance In Morocco, Balinese Temple Festival ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1995. Used CD & Book ... $4.99
Comes with a nifty booklet. CD
(Out of print. Packaged in a nicely hardbound book.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousTraveling Archive – Folk Music From Bengal – Field Recordings From Bangladesh, India, & The Bengali Diaspora ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2014. New Copy ... $19.99
The ethnographic recording is alive and well in the hands of Sublime Frequencies – the contemporary imprint that's come to rival older giants like Folkways or Nonesuch for its presentation of sounds from around the globe! This time around, we're taken to local spaces in Bengal – both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousVery Best Bollywood Songs ... CD
Outcaste (UK), 2001. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousVery Best Of Hugh Tracey ... CD
SWP (UK), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A treasure trove of ethnographic recordings from the archives of Hugh Tracey – the sound engineer whose work is heavily featured on the series of releases from the SWP label! We're normally not one to credit the recorder over the actual musician – as some ethnographic series to – ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousWedding Songs – The Progression Of An Ethiopian Amhara Wedding ... LP
Philips/Domino Sound, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
Rare Ethiopian material from the early 70s – ostensibly a set of wedding-related tracks, but with grooves that are every bit as great as classics in the Ethiopiques series! The songs are traditional, but given some great golden age arrangements by Getachew Degefu – who swings most of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousWest Africa – Drum, Chant & Instrumental Music ... CD
Nonesuch, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A compilation of material, of sorts. Like some of the others in this series, this collection of field recordings covers quite a bit of geographical range, so as you might imagine, it's rather varied. There's a total of nine tracks from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, most with vocals, though there ... read more CD

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousWorld Psychedelic Classics 3 – Love's A Real Thing – The Funky Fuzzy Sounds Of West Africa (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop/Stones Throw, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 23.98
A really mind-bending collection of African grooves – one that digs deep into the West African scene of the early 70s – and comes up with a massive batch of tunes that really opens up our understanding of the music! The sound here isn't just 70s Afro Funk – as the tunes include a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card too!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
VariousYalla – Hitlist Egypt ... CD
Mango, 1990. Used ... $8.99
CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



Top