Get ready to get blunted! Before trip-hop, there was this sort of stuff floating around for new age beatnuts. Sitar and Sarangi mix with Tabla and Drone on a few extended cuts. Authentic sounds recorded in Northern India, released by Decca for US hipsters. ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Although Osibisa were one of the most successful of the London-based Afro-funk groups, they were also one of the best. This cool first album is filled with (as the label says) "criss cross rhythms that explode with happiness". Translated, that means that the record's got lots of nice ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Vinyl has a click on one track.)
Woyaya ... LP Decca, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ....
These early Osibisa records always used to be fairly common years back – perhaps because they were always a bit too hippy dippy and loose for the older funk crowd. But now, in today's blunted groove culture, they seem to have found a new appreciation for their trippy Afro funk style, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and moisture damage along the opening. Vinyl has a short click on side 2, track 2.)
Great lost LP that pairs the crazy African percussionist Guy Warren with the orchestra of Red Saunders, one of the most important local bands in Chicago in the 50's, and an ensemble that was woefully underrecorded. Saunders played a lot at the south side's Club De Lisa, where Sun Ra regularly ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album