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Abayomy Afrobeat OrchestraAbayomy ... CD
Bolacha (Brazil), 2012. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
A hip Afro Funk combo from Brazil – and one who burn just as strongly as some of the other best groups on the global scene! The percussion here is especially great – super-tight, and wrapped up with these infectious basslines that already hook us in before the horns, guitar, and ... read more CD

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Afro Celt Sound SystemVol 1 – Sound Magic ... CD
Real World, 1996. Used ... $0.99
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Afro Celt Sound SystemVol 2 – Release ... CD
Real World, 2001. Used ... $0.99
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(Out of print.)

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Afro Celt Sound SystemVol 3 – Further In Time ... CD
Real World, 2001. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Afro FunkBody Music ... CD
Kabana/Secret Stash, 1973. Used ... $8.99
They're not kidding with the name of this group – because the set's a masterpiece of 70s Afro Funk – totally great all the way through! The combo has African origins, but they're recording here in London – which makes for a really wonderful criss-crossing of cultural modes – ... read more CD
Also available Body Music (plus download) ... LP 16.99

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AfrodizzKif Kif ... CD
Do Right (Canada), 2004. New Copy ... $5.99
A searingly hot Afro Funk combo – and from Montreal, of all places! Afrodizz have a great name and a wicked sound that more than lives up to their moniker – burning with a tight and funky groove that's clearly inspired by Fela's work in the 70s, yet which also has some leaner, more ... read more CD

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Edip AkbayramEdip Akbayram ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
A seminal debut set from Edip Akbanyram – a 70s Turkish singer whose music is every bit as compelling as arabesk rock by Baris Manco or Erkin Koray! Like both of those artists, Edip mixes older Anatolian roots with a freakier, fuzzier style from the psych generation – mixing electric ... read more CD
Also available Edip Akbayram ... LP 25.99

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Al JawalaAl Jawala Live ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Very hip sounds from Al Jawala – a mix of Mid-East instrumentation and jazz, served up in a way that hearkens back to some of the earliest world jazz experiments of Ahmed Abdul-Malik, but definitely done with a contemporary twist as well! The reed work alone is wonderful – alto from ... read more CD

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AlishaMadonna Jaadoo ... CD
EMI (UK), 1989. Used ... $9.99
The Indian Madonna! CD

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Vijaya AnandAsia Classics Vol 1 – Dance Raja Dance – The South Indian Film Music Of Vijaya Anand ... CD
Luaka Bop, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print. Tray card and booklet have a cutout hole.)

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Khaira ArbyTimbuktu Tarab ... CD
Clermont, 2010. New Copy ... $7.99
Incredible vocals from Khaira Arby – soaring out with this sense of power and pride that really blows away most of her contemporaries on the Saharan scene! There's a universal appeal to the music that goes way beyond the boundaries of language and culture – a quality that makes us feel ... read more CD

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Okyerema AsanteDrum Message ... CD
Black Fire, 1977. New Copy ... $11.99
A seminal bit of funky Afrojazz from the DC scene of the 70s! The album features work by percussionist Okyerema Asante, and also includes sax work by Plunky Nakabinde – best known as the leader of the group Oneness Of Juju. Plunky's influence can really be felt strongly on the set – ... read more CD

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Chalachew Ashenafi & Ililta BandLegendary Gondar Azmari – 1966 to 2012 ... CD
Terp (Netherlands), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99
The last recordings of Ethiopian musical legend Chalachew Ashenafi – recorded here with a small group that really preserves the timeless feel of his work! Chalachew sings and plays the masinko – a small one-stringed instrument which he manipulates in the same sonic range as his lyrics ... read more CD

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New AssagaiZimbabwe ... CD
Philips/Keyhole (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the hippest blends of African roots and psychedelic sounds ever – a tremendous record from the UK scene at the start of the 70s! The group is a unique blend of the jazz elements of the Blue Notes group from South Africa – Mongezi Feza on trumpet, Dudu Pukwana on alto and vocals, ... read more CD

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AtashEverything Is Music ... CD
Ars Mundi, 2014. Used ... $6.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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B-TribeSuave Suave ... CD
Atlantic/Lava, 1995. Used ... $0.49
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(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Issa BagayogoTimbuktu ... CD
Six Degrees, 2001. Used ... $2.99
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Amadou BalakeSenor Eclectico – Burkinabe Dance Music Of The 70s ... CD
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99
A definite eclectic groove here – music that has its roots in Mandingo and Dioula rhythms, but also features a fair bit of American funk and soul touches too – sometimes in the heavy grooves on the bottom, sometimes in the rumbling basslines and guitar parts too! The collection is a ... read more CD

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BalojiKinshasa Succursale ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2011. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
One of the most compelling combinations of global styles we've heard in awhile – a great second set from Belgian-Congolese artist Baloji! The set's got an unusual approach that's rooted in African instrumentation, run through European filters, and imbued with a bit of hip hop energy – ... read more CD

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Rim BannaMirrors Of My Soul ... CD
Valley, 2005. Used ... $2.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Black Truth Rhythm BandIfetayo (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
Wow! The one-and-only album by Trinidadian combo Black Truth Rhythm Band – a completely incredible one at that – hypnotic Caribbean funky soul, jazz and wildly impressive musicianship all around by this group led by singer and multi-instrumentalist Oluko Imo. The record was made in ... read more CD

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Gyedu Blay AmbolleySekunde ... CD
Hippo (Netherlands), 2012. New Copy ... $3.99
A great new album from this 70s Afro Funk legend – work that shows that Gydeu Blay Ambolley hasn't lost a bit of his groove over the years! There's a really great approach to the album that keeps things fresh – a sound that's lean and stripped-down, and not overproduced at all – ... read more CD

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BloChapter One ... CD
EMI/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Mindblowing sounds from Blo – easily one of the most compelling groups of the African scene of the 70s – summed up perfectly here in this really essential set! Blo began as an Afro-rock combo, but grew to have plenty of funky touches too – which means that the set's got amazing ... read more CD
Also available Chapter One ... LP 38.99

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BloChapters & Phases – The Complete Albums 1973 to 1975 (Chapter One/Phase II) ... CD
Rev-Ola (UK), 1973/1975. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the hippest groups of the Nigerian scene of the 70s – presented here in two classic albums, back to back on a single CD! Chapter One is a landmark set of African grooves – very unusual in both conception and execution – with a feel that's unlike anything we can think of! ... read more CD

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Bomba EstereoElegancia Tropical ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99
The best album so far from this up-and-coming Colombian group – a great mix of rootsy elements and more electronic production – served up in the forward-reaching style we've come to love in recent projects from the Soundway label! Bomba Estereo are easily one of the most contemporary ... read more CD
Also available Elegancia Tropical ... CD 19.99

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Bomba EstereoElegancia Tropical ... CD
Sony/Polen (Argentina), 2013. New Copy ... $19.99
The best album so far from this up-and-coming Colombian group – a great mix of rootsy elements and more electronic production – served up in the forward-reaching style we've come to love in recent projects from the Soundway label! Bomba Estereo are easily one of the most contemporary ... read more CD
Also available Elegancia Tropical ... CD 13.99

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Boukman EksperyansKalfou Danjere ... CD
Mango, 1992. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Boukman EksperyansVodou Adjae ... CD
Mango, 1989. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sheila ChandraWeaving My Ancestors Voices ... CD
Real World, 1992. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Hariprasad Chaurasia & Shib Sankar RayFour Dhuns ... CD
Nimbus (UK), 1997. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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Chicago Afrobeat ProjectChicago Afrobeat Project ... CD
Chicago Afrobeat Project, 2005. Used ... $6.99
The first album from Chicago Afrobeat Project – and a set that rivals any of the best Afro Funk out there on other scenes of late! We'll be honest in saying we'd actually missed this one the first time around, but the group's recent fame has led us back to this one – and it's every bit ... read more CD

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Leonardo CiogliaContos ... CD
Quizamba, 2008. Used ... $5.99
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Maher & Sousou CissokoAfrica Moo Baalu ... CD
ARC, 2008. Used ... $4.99
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Colombiafrica – The Mystic OrchestraVoodoo Love Inna Champeta Land ... CD
Riverboat, 2007. Used ... $6.99
Unusual grooves from the Colombia scene – a contemporary pan-Atlantic style that brings together older African modes with some of the Latin influences from Colombia! Elements of soukous, highlife, and Afro-Beat come into play with romping Latin percussion and some slight contemporary ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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CS CrewFunky Pack ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
A massive set from Nigeria's CS Crew – and a set that definitely lives up to its title! The bass is super-heavy on these grooves – way more so than on other Afro Funk records of the time, and in ways that easily match, if not beat, the early best by Fatback Band and Kool & The Gang ... read more CD
Also available Funky Pack ... LP 18.99

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CuriEl Curi En La Habana ... CD
Institution (Denmark), 2001. Used ... $1.99
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Olu DaraNeighborhoods ... CD
Atlantic, 2001. Used ... $1.99
A pretty compelling batch of tracks, featuring the guitar, trumpet, and vocals of Olu Dara – a rootsy player who'd first come to fame in the avant scene of the 80s, but who also has undergone an incredible transformation over the past few years. Although the album is only the 2nd to be ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Paban Das Baul & Sam MillsReal Sugar ... CD
Real World/Caroline, 1997. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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Paco De LuciaEl Duende Flamenco De Paco De Lucia ... CD
Philips/Universal (Spain), 1972. Used ... $14.99
The album may have "flamenco" in the title, but in the hands of Paco De Lucia, the style is something else entirely – a richly personal vision of music – played by Paco with incredible deftness on the guitar, yet with a way that's never trying to show off, or bury feeling with ... read more CD

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Paco De LuciaFantasia Flamenca De Paco De Lucia ... CD
Philips (Spain), 1969. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
A flamenco fantasy from the legendary Paco De Lucia – one served up with a sound that's a lot more revolutionary than you might guess from the title and cover! Sure, the style is rooted in older Spanish modes – but Paco's approach here is really freewheeling and personal – ... read more CD

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Paco De Lucia & Ricardo Modrego12 Canciones De Garcia Lorca Para Guitarra ... CD
Philips/Universal (Spain), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99 18.98
Sublime early work from guitarist Paco De Lucia – working here with Ricardo Modrego on second guitar, in a wonderful batch of new readings of the work of Federico Garcia Lorca! The tunes are all instrumental, but have a richness that goes beyond words – amazing guitar interplay pulled ... read more CD

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Debruit & AlsarahAljawal ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
Weirdly wonderful sounds from Debruit & Alsarah – a duo who offer up their own take on older Sudanese modes – but with a very stripped-down style overall! Most numbers feature just Alsarah's lovely vocals atop beats and keys from Xavier Thomas – used in modes that evoke older ... read more CD
Also available Aljawal (plus download) ... LP 12.99

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Dengue FeverVenus On Earth ... CD
M80 Music, 2008. Used ... $9.99
Moody, kind of sultry and pulpy Cambodian rock, LA style – perhaps the best record yet from Dengue Fever! The backdrop of keys, horns, guitars, percussion and bass has never sound as measured, loose and assured as it does on Venus On Earth – with Chhom Nimol reminding us of the ... read more CD

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Manu DibangoMboa Su ... CD
JPS (France), 2000. Used ... $13.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has some marker. Booklet has an old sticker.)

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Diga Rhythm BandDiga ... CD
Round/Shout Factory, 1976. Used ... $2.99
One of Mickey Hart's first forays into the world music genre – and way way better than his later Planet Drum recordings! The Grateful Dead's drummer plays with, and produces, an all-percussion ensemble that includes tablas, marimbas, talking drums, timbales, and congas. All the melody parts ... read more CD
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DJ Cheb I SabbahDevotion ... CD
Six Degrees, 2008. Used ... $5.99
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(Digipack has some edge wear. Barcode has some marker.)

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Dur-Dur BandVolume 5 ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1987. New Copy ... $12.99
Somali sounds from the late 80s – a wonderful set of grooves from the Dur Dur Band – originally issued only on cassette, and lovingly restored here on some more enduring formats! The style is pretty darn funky – maybe some of the latest Afro Funk grooves we've heard from the ... read more CD
Also available Volume 5 ... LP 18.99

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EdzayawaProjection One (LP style sleeve) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
Super-rare Ghanaian funk from Edzayawa – one of the most unique and insistently appealing Afro Rock albums we've heard in years – with a hypnotic groove all its own! The album shares some of the same influences and instrumentation as many other groups from the time, but, there's really ... read more CD

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EfkarBack To Anatolia ... CD
Caprice (Sweden), 2006. Used ... $6.99
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Hamza El DinEscalay – The Water Wheel – Oud Music From Nubia ... CD
Nonesuch, 1971. Used ... $9.99
While in the intervening years Hamza El Din has gone on to great prominence, this Nonesuch recording of his work on the oud was one of the earliest documents of his North African style of music. This recording consists of three pieces, with his virtuoso playing and singing, the first two extended ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cesaria EvoraRogamar ... CD
Bluebird, 2006. Used ... $3.99
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Cesaria Evora & OthersClub Sodade ... CD
BMG (France), 2003. Used ... $5.99
Lovely stuff! The work of singer Cesara Evoria is remixed by a host of modern club talents – no surprise, as her best tracks of the past few years have been getting plenty of action on the 12" front – taking her from the world music scene into the clubs, with very surprising ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Mahmoud FadlDrummers Of The Nile Go South ... CD
Piranha (Germany), 2001. Used ... $8.99
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New Mahmoud FadlUmm Kalthum 7000 ... CD
Piranha (Germany), 2000. Used ... $9.99
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FelaBest Of The Black President 2 (deluxe edition with bonus DVD) ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1970s. New Copy CD & DVD ... $22.99 24.98
Hard to go wrong with a set like this – because in our opinion, just about every track recorded by Fela is a "best" – which makes the collection a massive batch of goodness all the way through! Every track here is presented in its original extended version – a dozen ... read more CD

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FelaFela Live In Detroit 1986 (3CD set) ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1986. New Copy 3CD ... $20.99 22.99
Amazing sounds from Fela – a previously-unreleased live show from the mid 80s! Given that there's very few live recordings of Fela at all, the album's quite a treasure – and is almost even more important, as it's one of the few from a time when Fela was hardly recording at all – ... read more CD

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Fela & Egypt 80Army Arrangement (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Celluloid/Movie Play (Portugal), 1985. Used ... $9.99
The full-length version of the Army Arrangement album, issued here with 3 long tracks – "Army Arrangement", "Cross Examination", and "Government Chicken Boy". The record was recorded in 1985, with Bill Laswell producing, and it's got a bit more of an electro ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Fela & Egypt 80Beasts Of No Nation/O.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake) ... CD
Barclay/MCA, 1989/1990. Used ... $4.99
A strong return to a classic 70s Afro Funk groove from Fela! The CD features tracks from 2 albums – "Beasts Of No Nation" and "Overtake Don Overtake Overtake" – both 30 minute long tracks recorded at the end of the 80s, when Fela was getting back to his roots, but ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing. Does not include slipcase in image. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Fela & Africa 70Shakara/London Scene (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1971/1972. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
A real killer of an Afro Funk set – a CD that brings together 2 sparkling moments from Fela's early career! The Shakara album is a longtime classic, and features 2 extended jams – "Lady" and "Shakara" – that are both tight straight-ahead funky groovers with a ... read more CD

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Fela & Africa 70Yellow Fever/Na Poi ... CD
Barclay, 1976. Used ... $9.99
About as classic as you can get for 70s Fela – 2 albums that are overflowing with righteous politics, heavy rhythms, and super-extended grooves! The CD features the complete tracks from the albums Yellow Fever and Na Poi – both recorded in 1976, but compiled here with a bonus alternate ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Yellow Fever/Na Poi (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 9.99

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Fela & Africa 70Yellow Fever/Na Poi (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1976. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
About as classic as you can get for 70s Fela – 2 albums that are overflowing with righteous politics, heavy rhythms, and super-extended grooves! The CD features the complete tracks from the albums Yellow Fever and Na Poi – both recorded in 1976, but compiled here with a bonus alternate ... read more CD
Also available Yellow Fever/Na Poi ... CD 9.99

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FontanellesHorns Of Freedom ... CD
First Word (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $14.99
The horns here are plenty free – soaring over the top of some tight Afro Funk rhythms that are mixed with loads of great keyboard parts too! The vibe is a bit different than the usual Fela-inspired combo of this type – a bit fresher and more contemporary, with this fluid feeling that ... read more CD
Also available Horns Of Freedom (includes download) ... LP 18.99

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Freshly GroundNomvula ... CD
Sony, 2004. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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FreshlygroundTake Me To The Dance ... CD
Word Of Mouth (South Africa), 2012. Used ... $4.99
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Soliman GamilEgyptian Music ... CD
Touch (UK), 1987. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Gipsy KingsBest Of The Gipsy Kings ... CD
Nonesuch, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $3.99
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Gipsy KingsLive ... CD
Elektra, 1992. Used ... $3.99
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Gipsy QueensBambanis ... CD
Polydor, 1993. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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GuelewarHalleli N'Dakarou ... CD
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
A great live recording of Banjul, Gambia's Guelewar group – captured at the Canari Club de Kaolack in Senegal in 1982! Guelewar is considered one of the more experimental groups of the region, but that's not to say that there sound is any less hypnotic or danceable – it's certainly ... read more CD

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Guem & ZakaGuem Et Zaka – Best Of Percussion 2 ... CD
Voix D'Afrique (Germany), 2001. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Kiki Gyan24 Hours In A Disco – 1978 to 1982 (LP style sleeve) ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
Some of the funkiest, clubbiest work we've ever heard from the African scene of the 70s – great grooves that would be right at home on the New York dancefloors of the time! The style here is definitely drawn from disco, yet is a lot more funk-based too – more in the farther reaches of ... read more CD

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HakanMusic Of Kurdistan ... CD
Koch, 1999. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print. Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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Huracan De FuegoVamos A Darle ... CD
Intuition (Germany), 1999. Used ... $4.99
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Ibibio Sound MachineIbibio Sound Machine ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $10.99 11.98
A really fresh group with a very unique sound – a combo that's partly rooted in older Afro Funk modes, but who also deliver their groove with kind of a leaner, New York street soul vibe as well! The album's cover image really gets the groove right – as the vintage is more 70s through ... read more CD
Also available Ibibio Sound Machine (with download) ... LP 12.99

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Derdiyoklar IkilisiCoban Mamos – Disco Folk ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
A second set of Disco Folk from this unique Turkish pair – duo working in late 70s Germany, and mixing up their own roots with a range of different electric instrumentation! The odd modes of the sound are wonderfully captured in the unique three-necked guitar on the front cover – and ... read more CD
Also available Coban Mamos – Disco Folk ... LP 24.99

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IlaiyaraajaIlectro – Euphoric Electronics & Robotic Funk ... CD
Finders Keepers/B- Music, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
Great electronics from the Indian scene of the 80s – music that's a lot warmer and more evocative than you might guess from the "robotic" in the title – thanks to plenty of roots in the Kollywood soundtrack scene! The instrumentation is often spare, but still echoes the ... read more CD

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Dexter Johnson & Le Super Star De DakarLive A L'Etoile ... CD
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1969. New Copy ... $18.99
Seminal sounds from Senegalese saxophonist Dexter Johnson – a rare late 60s concert that captures him at the height of his powers – soloing brilliantly over the Latin grooves of Super Star De Dakar! The group was one of the best in Dakar to take on elements of Cuban music – and ... read more CD

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JomboPure Pleasure ... CD
Tembo (UK), 1982. Used ... $6.99
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Juju (Oneness Of Juju)Chapter Two – Nia (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Strata East/Shout (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $19.99
The rare second album from Juju – the avant jazz collective who'd later morph into funk band Oneness Of Juju, but who still sound pretty revolutionary here! There's a bit more focus than before – still energy that's a lot like the best righteous jazz groups coming out of Chicago or St ... read more CD
Also available Chapter Two – Nia ... LP 9.99

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Remi KabakaBlack Goddess – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1978. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
One of the most unique Afro jazzy soundtrack you could ever hope to hear – African drummer, keyboard player and composer Remi Kabaka's soundtrack to Black Goddess! The film is from Nigerian director Ola Balogun, but was actually cast and shot in Brazil – and this soundtrack is really ... read more CD

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Om KalthoumAkbala Ellail ... CD
Fassiphone (Belgium), Used ... $4.99
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Om KalthoumYa Msabarni ... CD
Fassiphone (Belgium), Used ... $4.99
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Cem KaracaNin – Apaslar, Kardaslar, Mogollar, Ferdy Klein Orchestra ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1974. New Copy ... $15.99
Very hip sounds from a very hip-looking cat – Cem Karaca, a Turkish contemporary of Baris Manco and Erkin Koray – heard here on a really great second album from the 70s! Some of the best cuts here mix in exotic Turkish roots with modern psychedelia – a sound that's set to vocals ... read more CD

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Kasai All StarsIn The 7th Moon – Congotronics 3 ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2008. Used ... $7.99
One of the most compelling entries so far in the all-great Congotronics series – a set of highly percussive work from this unique ensemble! The Kasai All Stars is a collective of members from six other groups – all working here in Konono-like territory that's heavy on distorted rhythms ... read more CD

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Ricky KejShanti Orchestra ... CD
Raveolution, 2013. Used ... $0.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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Keletigui Et Ses TambourinisSyliphone Years ... CD
Sterns (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 23.98
A beautiful package of work from Keletigui Et Ses Tambourinis – a group who've never been represented this well in the reissue market – finally getting their due in a well-done 2CD set! The sound of the group's a bit different than some of their contemporaries – a haunting blend ... read more CD

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Ketama with Toumani Diamate & Danny ThompsonSonghai 2 ... CD
Nuevos Medios/Hannibal, 1994. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Deepak Kumar Khazanchi/Heera/Hollehole/KalapreetDeepak Kumar Khazanchi Presents Bhangra Fever Vol 1 ... CD
Arishma, 1987. Used ... $6.99
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Amira KheirAlsahraa ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
Really lovely music from Amira Kheir – a singer who works here mostly in Arabic, and blends Sudanese roots with some warmer jazz instrumentation! The record's got a wonderful hybrid that's very compelling – not commercial at all, or faked in any way too far from its roots – but ... read more CD

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Peter KingOmo Lewa ... CD
Secret Stash, 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
A great one from Nigerian bandleader, composer and multi-instrumentalist Peter King – working in a funkier mode here than on the more jazz and roots based groove of his first record! The highlife sound is still a vital component, but on this one, Peter embraces a harder hitting approach on ... read more CD
Also available Omo Lewa (with download) ... LP 16.99

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Lord KitchenerKlassic Kitchener Vol 3 ... CD
Ice, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
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Fikret KizilokAnadolu'Yum ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
Really cool work from Turkish rocker Fikret Kizilok – a collection of early 70s singles that really know how to shake up and mess up the concept of musical genres! The tunes here start in a Turkish folk tradition – with stringed instruments, flute, and percussion that certainly display ... read more CD

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KonkomaKonkoma (LP style sleeve) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
A contemporary Afro combo, but one with a really unique twist – a focus on older Ghanaian styles of grooves, which makes them sound different than a lot of other groups of this nature! Unlike some of the more Nigerian-grooving groups out there these days, Konkoma take their inspiration from ... read more CD

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Kronos QuartetSalome Dances For Peace – Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley ... CD
Elektra, 1989. Used 2CD ... $9.99
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Angkanang Kunchai with Ubon Pattana BandIsan Lam Plearn ... CD
EM (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $20.99
Great work from one of the most enigmatic molam singers on the Thai scene of the early 70s – a vocalist with a really other-worldly feel, and a way of shaping notes that's completely sublime! The vocals of Angkanag Kunchai just get better and better with each fresh track on this set – ... read more CD
Also available Isan Lam Plearn ... LP 23.99

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Femi KutiAfrica For Africa ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2011. Used ... $6.99
Turns out, it DOES run in the family – a great talent for Afro Funk grooves, with the same deeply soulful elements that made Fela Kuti's music so great back in the 70s! This smoker from Femi was recorded at the legendary Afrodisia studios in Lagos – with a nice degree of edge in the ... read more CD
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Femi KutiFight To Win ... CD
MCA, 2001. Used ... $6.99
Fela's funky son is back – sounding more soulful than ever! The album's a great one – an incredibly solid effort that's light years beyond Femi's first two LPs – spanning a globe of grooves with one foot in his father's Afro Funk tradition, and another in the future of soul, hip ... read more CD

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Femi KutiNo Place For My Dream ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2013. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
The Fela Kuti legacy is alive and well – in this smoking set from Femi Kuti, with superb backings from the Positive Force ensemble! The album really has the younger Kuti coming into his own – moving with a righteous message that's stronger than anything he's ever given us – and ... read more CD

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Seun KutiFrom Africa With Fury – Rise ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2011. Used ... $8.99
Seun Anikulapo Kuti returns with another strorming set of neo classic Afro Funk in the great tradition of his father – once again fronting the incredible Egypt 80 group! It's remarkable stuff that finds Seun – the youngest son of Fela – standing up as a visionary talent. He's ... read more CD
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Also available From Africa With Fury – Rise (with digital download) ... LP 21.99

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Long Way To The Beginning ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Some of the fiercest, hardest work we've ever heard from Seun Kuti – a record that bristles with anger and energy right from the start – and which really has him lighting a whole new sort of fire under the Eygpt 80 band! Seun's got this intense look on the artwork of the record – ... read more CD
Also available Long Way To The Beginning ... LP 14.99
 
 



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