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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!)

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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 ... $18.99
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.)

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VariousSoul Messages From Dimona ... CD
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 18.98
One of the grooviest compilations we've ever seen – a collection of work by American expatriates living in Israel at the end of the 70s – a hip blend of US funk and Hebrew spirituality! Most of the work here sounds like the best spiritual funk of the 70s – very much in an Earth ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Of Cape Verde ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 1996. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousSoul Safari Presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz 1940 to 1960 ... LP
Ubuntu (Netherlands), 1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $19.99
A very cool collection of work from the South African scene – and almost all of it from the start of the 60s, despite the way the title is listed! Apart from one 1940 track, most of the music here comes from 1960 – a pivotal year when South African music was really growing up – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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

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VariousSounds Of Africa ... LP
Verve/Forecast, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A surprisingly great set of African tracks – surprising because they were recorded as part of an ABC documentary from the 60s, but end up having a really great ethnographic feel! The album features work from all over the continent – recordings from Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, Senegal, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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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

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New VariousThose Shocking Shaking Days – Indonesian Hard Psychedelic Progressive Rock & Funk 1970 to 1978 ... CD
Now Again, 1970s. Used ... $9.99
A truly incredible overview of 70s Indonesian funk, rock and psychedelia infused recordings – and it's beautifully put together, to boot – one of the very best compilations yet from Stones Throw's Now Again branch! There's an undercurrent of funk to most of this material, but it's ... read more CD
(Packaged with a thick, oversized booklet of notes and photos. A completely terrific set from the sounds to the packaging!)

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VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. Sealed 2LP ... $24.99
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

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VariousTraditional Folk Dance Of Japan ... LP
Folkways, 1959. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Unusual purple vinyl pressing, with book! NOTE: side two is pressed slightly off center – price reflects that defect.)

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VariousTraditional Folk Songs Of Japan – Selected & Arranged By Ryutaro Hattori From His Old Collection – Part 2 West Japan ... LP
Folkways, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Includes book.)

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New 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.)

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VariousVery Best Bollywood Songs ... CD
Outcaste (UK), 2001. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousVery Best Of Hugh Tracey ... CD
SWP (UK), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $16.99
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

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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

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VariousWorld Ends – Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 19.98
One of the coolest collections of rare psychedelia we've heard in a while from anywhere in the world – this one focusing on Afro Rock & psych from 70s Nigeria – among the greatest releases to date on the Soundway label, which only does great work! The music has the touchstone ... read more CD

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New VariousWorld Of Shamisen ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(With obi.)

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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!)

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VariousZambush Vol 2 – Zambian Hits From The 60s & 70s ... CD
SWP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99
Excellent but sadly neglected gems from Zambia! This terrific collection features work from three of the country's best acts, including the Big Gold Six, a combo originally assembled by the legendary Alick Nkhata as the Lusaka Radio Band to promote the nation's indigenous music. By 1968 it set ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 8 – Rajab Suleiman & Kithara – Chungu ... CD
Buda (France), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
One of the best volumes in the Zanzibara series so far – a set of contemporary recordings, but done with a very exotic, other-worldly sort of style – one that shows the series' strong link to the Ethiopiques material on the Buda label! Most instrumentation comes from percussion and ... read more CD

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VariousZendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
Some of the wildest sounds we've ever heard from Iran – a wealth of wonderful grooves that show that there was plenty happening in that unique scene before the Ayatollah came in and clamped down on Western culture! Styles really intertwine nicely throughout – mixing funk with pop with ... read more CD
 
 



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