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GoogooshGoogoosh ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Early/Mid 70s. New Copy .... $22.99
Beautiful Persian pop from Faegheh Atashin, aka Googoosh (alternately, Gougoush)– and like some of the best, adventurous pop music from around the world at the the time, it's steeped in myriad styles – from emotionally string-laden to funky and danceable! Googoosh is a genuine ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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GraziaGrazia (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fortuna, 1978. New Copy Gatefold .... $22.99
Cool compelling grooves from Grazia – sung in Turkish, released in late 70s Israel, and a mad mix of styles throughout! The backings have some of the exotic elements you'd hear in Turkish rock from a few years before, but there's also a tighter studio presentation too – not really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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Group BombinoGuitars From Agadez Vol 2 – Music Of Niger ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2007. New Copy .... $14.99
A second amazing set of guitars from Agadez – this time around from Group Bombino, who have a slightly warmer sound than Group Inerane – but one that's equally great as well! The tunes build up sparely from percussion, guitar parts, and vocals from the group – sung together in a ... read more CD

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GuelewarHalleli N'Dakarou ... CD
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1982. New Copy .... $19.99
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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Joni HaastrupWake Up Your Mind ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1978. New Copy Gatefold .... $23.99
Funky funky solo work from Joni Haastrup – an artist who's also known for his work in Monomono, and who sounds equally great on his own! Joni's got this tight approach that wraps together Nigerian grooves of the 70s scene, and some bolder soul star energy that would be right at home in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mickey HartPlanet Drum ... CD
Ryko, 1991. Used .... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Amartey HedzolehKukurantumi ... LP
Chop Time (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue).... $19.99
Excellent solo work from Amartey Hedzoleh – a key member of the important Afro Funk combos Psychedelic Aliens and Hedzoleh Sounds – heard here in a set of previously-unreleased tracks from the early 80s! The music is quite rootsy all the way through – with Hedzoleh on vocals and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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HoquetsBelgotronics ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2011. New Copy Gatefold .... $3.99 13.98
A Belgian take on the Congotronics vibe – not done in the same musical style necessarily, but definitely grabbing that great spirit for homemade instruments and unique stylistic hybrids! There's a punky, funky sort of vibe going on here – but one that also has more laidback qualities ... read more CD

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New Shin Joong Hyun & Yup JunsShin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns ... CD
Lion, 1974. New Copy .... $12.99
A heady set from mid 70s South Korea – the debut album from a mighty edgey little trio! The album's not nearly as psych as some of the other Korean efforts from the period – as the group's got a tight groove on most numbers, with a definite funk influence on the drums and bass – ... read more CD

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IlaiyaraajaIlectro – Euphoric Electronics & Robotic Funk ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 2LP .... $24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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New Rikki Ililonga & Musi O TunyaDark Sunrise (3LP set) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. Near Mint- 3LPs .... $26.99
An amazing set that documents the early years of the Zamrock scene – the funk and psych informed Afro Rock pioneered by vocalist and African guitar legend Rikki Ililonga and his group Musi-O-Tunya in Zambia from 1973 to 1976 – and compiled beautifully in this great set from Now ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New ImitshotshovuIcala ... LP
Soul Brothers (South Africa), 1985. Near Mint- .... $4.99
Titles include "Into Yami", "Hamb Uyogana", "Icala", "Ungazi Ngabo", "Wangithanda Ungaqondanga", and "Ungenwe Yini". LP, Vinyl record album

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ItadiItadi ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 1977. New Copy .... $16.99
A rare Afro funk gem from Itadi – filled with righteous sounds and knowledge, and served up in a dubby groove that's pretty unique! Itadi hails from Togo, but already had experience in the US by the time of this recording – and the sound carries some cross-Atlantic styles that really ... read more CD

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JabulaThunder & Happiness – The Complete Albums (Jabula/Thunder Into Our Hearts) ... CD
Caroline/RPM (UK), 1975/1976. Used .... $8.99
Two killers from Jabula – overlooked Afro soul albums from the 70s! The set mixes up the track list a bit, but still comprises both full albums from the group – the first of which is the self-titled Jabula. Jabula is South African soul, but recorded in the UK – coming across ... read more CD

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Jamaican All StarsJamaican All Stars ... LP
RCA, 1967. Very Good .... $6.99
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(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Jeri-JeriBamba (main, version)/Walo/Leumbeul ... 12-inch
Ndagga (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $12.99
"Bamba" has a great skittish grooves – contemporary Afro Funk, but a lot more stripped-down – so that the percussion and bass are really taking the lead, and providing a perfect foil for the atmospheric vocals of the tune! This quality really continues on "Walo", ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Jeri-JeriNdagga Versions ... LP
Ndagga (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $19.99
Instrumental versions from the 800% Ndagga sessions – an absolutely incredible set of Sabar and talking-drum tracks – recorded in Dakar with an amazing group of players! The vocal versions are great, and bring in some beauty – but there's never a doubt that it's this amazing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jeri-Jeri with Baaba MaalGawlo (orig, version)/Lignou Mome/Ndeye Gueye ... 12-inch
Ndagga (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $12.99
Baaba Maal's vocals step out strongly here on "Gwalo" – soaring over the top of the track's skittish Afro rhythms, and giving the groove an even deeper sense of soul than other cuts by Jeri Jeri! The remix is even dubbier than the original, and really enforces the hypnotic quality ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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JomboPure Pleasure ... CD
Tembo (UK), 1982. Used .... $11.99
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Orlando JuliusDisco Hi Life (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1976. New Copy .... $28.99
One of the clubbiest African records of the 70s – and a set that would be equally at home on a New York dancefloor as it would back in Lagos! Orlando Julius was always a funky cat – an artist with one ear keenly tuned to the American funk and soul underground, and ready to fuse those ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vinyl, in great tip-on cover – with bonus insert too!)

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Orlando JuliusSuper Afro Soul (with bonus CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), 1966. New Copy 2 LPs & CD .... $23.99
A landmark album of Afro Soul! Orlando Julius was one of Nigeria's biggest soul artists in the 60s – and has been credited with virtually inventing the Afro Funk sound, and for being the inspiration to some of James Brown's funkier work of the late 60s! Julius came to the US at the end of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes full album on CD – too!)

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Kaleta & Zozo AfrobeatCountry Of Guns ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2008. New Copy .... $9.99
Hypnotic grooves from Kaleta – a searing set of Afrobeat titles that really burns with a lot of energy! There's a complexity here that goes beyond most other contemporary Afro Funk ensembles – one that takes especial joy in the solo parts, which are really well-crafted, and have an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Om KalthoumAkbala Ellail ... CD
Fassiphone (Belgium), Used .... $8.99
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Om KalthoumYa Msabarni ... CD
Fassiphone (Belgium), Used .... $8.99
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Daniel KamauKenyafrica ... LP
Playa Sound (France), 1976. Near Mint- .... $14.99
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KamazuJika Majika ... LP
Teal (South Africa), 1988. Very Good+ .... $16.99
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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
Also available Nin – Apaslar, Kardaslar, Mogollar, Ferdy Klein Orchestra ... LP 26.99

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Cem KaracaNin – Apaslar, Kardaslar, Mogollar, Ferdy Klein Orchestra ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1974. New Copy .... $26.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nin – Apaslar, Kardaslar, Mogollar, Ferdy Klein Orchestra ... CD 15.99

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New Karthala 72Diable Du Feu ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2012. Near Mint- .... $9.99
Heady sounds from Karthala 72 – a group with a very vintage sound – one that rings out with plenty of offbeat funky elements, African percussion, and maybe even a sense of bassline borrowed from Colombian music! The group have a wonderful criss-crossing of styles – and this full ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ricky KejShanti Orchestra ... CD
Raveolution, 2013. Used .... $4.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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Steve KekanaNgiyadlisa ... LP
Gallo (South Africa), 1986. Near Mint- .... $4.99
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(Cover has some edge wear with a partially split bottom seam.)

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Steve KekanaSiwelele ... LP
Gallo (South Africa), 1985. Very Good+ .... $2.99
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New 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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Kelompok KampungenMencar Tuhan (LP sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Strawberry Rain, Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold .... $16.99
The group's name means "village people" in their native Java – but the sound here is way different than the big disco act of the time! Instead, Kelompok Kampungan have this earthy fusion of native instrumentation and folksy rock modes – a hypnotic blend that's served up on a ... read more CD

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Kesarbia KerkarKesarbia Kerkar ... LP
Mississippi, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy .... $12.99
Amazing performances from Kesarbia Kerkar – a key Indian singer of the postwar years, heard here in a variety of beautiful vintage recordings! Kerkar's got a voice that influenced many in generations to come – but the original sound here is much more mindblowing than so many others ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KG Band (Kiki Gyan)Disco Train (LP & 7" single) ... LP
Hot Casa (Belgium), 1980. New Copy .... $23.99
A short, but totally killer Ghanaian disco record from KG Band – which is led and produced by multi-instrumentalist Kiki Gyan – and recorded at Lagos' Decca Studios in 1980! Disco Train is a rare one – with one long grooving dancefloor stormer per side. Each cut is a really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition. Includes a bonus 7" single featuring a radio edit by The Boogie Gentlemen.)

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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 KingMiliki Sound ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy .... $15.99 19.99
A great groove from the legendary Peter King – an album served up in a wicked mix of jazz and roots – a perfect summation of his Miliki Sound of the 70s! The core rhythms are very focused – rooted in high life, but with a more skittish energy overall – and they're topped by ... read more CD
Also available Miliki Sound ... LP 26.99

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Peter KingMiliki Sound ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99 31.99
A great groove from the legendary Peter King – an album served up in a wicked mix of jazz and roots – a perfect summation of his Miliki Sound of the 70s! The core rhythms are very focused – rooted in high life, but with a more skittish energy overall – and they're topped by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Miliki Sound ... CD 15.99

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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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Peter KingOmo Lewa (with download) ... LP
Secret Stash, 1976. New Copy .... $16.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes album download.)
Also available Omo Lewa ... CD 13.99

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Fikret KizilokAnadolu'Yum ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy .... $15.99
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
Also available Anadolu'Yum (with bonus 7" single) ... LP 26.99

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Fikret KizilokAnadolu'Yum (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy .... $26.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Anadolu'Yum ... CD 15.99

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KodoAkatsuki – 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Special Album ... CD
Otodaiku (Japan), 2011. Used .... $2.99
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(Includes obi.)

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New Habib Koite & BamadaAfriki ... CD
Cumbancha, 2007. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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New Konono No 1Congotronics ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2004. Used .... $8.99
A group with a sound like no other – one that features home-made electronics and amplification, and an array of highly-percussive instrumentation that includes thumb pianos, megaphones, microphones, and old car parts! Konono's been making this music for the past 25 years – working in ... read more CD

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Theo Blaise KounkouL'Eden (Moitie Toi & Moitie Moi) ... LP
TBK (France), 1982. Very Good- .... $8.99
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(Cover has some peeling of its clear vaneer and a small amount of pen on the back.)

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New 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 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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New Femi KutiShoki Remixed ... CD
Nuphonic (UK), 1999. Used .... $9.99
Killer new Afro Funk! This is an excellent package of tracks that features Femi Kuti's last album – Shoki Shoki – remixed by a host of excellent DJs! The cut "Beng Beng Beng" is handled by Ashley Beedle, I-Cube, and Mateo & Matos; "Truth Don Die" is redone by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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KutimangoesAfro Fire ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2014. New Copy .... $15.99
An Afro Funk combo, but one who really open up their groove, too – mixing in some great outside instrumentation that still stays close to the roots! The core combo is a sextet with a really firey brace of saxes in the lead – a pair of players, one of whom sometimes shifts to flute ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New KutimangoesAfro Fire ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2014. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An Afro Funk combo, but one who really open up their groove, too – mixing in some great outside instrumentation that still stays close to the roots! The core combo is a sextet with a really firey brace of saxes in the lead – a pair of players, one of whom sometimes shifts to flute ... read more CD
Also available Afro Fire ... LP 15.99

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L'Orchestre Kanaga De MoptiL'Orchestre Kanaga De Mopti ... LP
Mali Kunkan/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy (reissue).... Just Sold Out!
Really amazing music from this very unique group – a Malian ensemble who mix together elements of Dogon roots with 70s electric touches! At the core, the sound here is very rootsy – lots of percussion and quick stringed instruments – played in cyclical rhythms that are extremely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Lafayette Afro Rock BandSoul Makossa ... LP
As The Record Turns, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue).... $11.99
Amazing Afro Funk from one of the greatest groups of the genre – The Lafayette Afro Rock Band, a funky ensemble recording in Paris in the early 70s! The group were working in a hotbed of cross-cultural styles – and brought American funk rhythms firmly into play with African influences ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Le Mystere Jazz De TombouctouLe Mystere Jazz De Tombouctou ... CD
Mali Kunkan/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy .... $19.99
Amazing music from Mali – quite different than most other albums we've heard from that scene in the 70s – with wonderful reed work that really lives up to the "jazz" in the group's name! The sound is bold and righteous, but with an other-worldly vibe too – a really ... read more CD

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Ricardo Lemvo & Makina LocaSao Salvador ... CD
Putumayo, 2000. Used .... $1.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has some marker.)

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Eno LouisMove/Hot Love ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1979. New Copy (pic cover, reissue).... $16.99
"Move" is an Afro Funk killer – but unlike anything else you might have heard! The cut's got these riffing guitars that are familiar for the scene, but captured with the sharpness of some South Bronx street jam – with Eno doing these English lyrics that are spoken more than ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Very cool package – with a poster attached to the sleeve!)

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Lu Sheng EnsembleChina – Shantung Folk Music & Traditional Instrumental Pieces ... LP
Nonesuch, Early 70s. Very Good .... $3.99
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New Duke LumumbaJungle Funk ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
Do yourself a favor, and buy this album – you won't be disappointed! The record is a gem all the way through – a really unique mixture of LA soul jazz and African rhythms, with a sound that's almost like Hugh Masekela sitting in with the Jazz Crusaders! Of course, there's a lot of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baaba MaalLam Toro ... CD
Mango, 1993. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sipho MabuseChant Of The Marching ... LP
Virgin, 1989. Near Mint- .... $7.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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MaestroSavage/Dread Man ... LP
Charlie's, Late 70s. Near Mint- .... $11.99
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Magnum BandLa Seule Difference ... CD
Mini Records, 1989. Used .... $19.99
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(Out of print.)

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Cheb MamiFatma Fatma ... CD
Celluloid/Melodie (France), 1988. Used .... $6.99
Titles include "Fatma Fatma", "Alache Tloumouh", "Sai Fer", "Lebnat Hadjou", and "Ghir El Baida Ouana". CD
(Out of print.)

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Baris MancoSakla Samani Gelir Zamani (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), 1976. New Copy (reissue).... $26.99
Fantastic funk from Baris Manco – a set of freaky Turkish tunes that step out with an amazing feel right from the start! There's plenty of Arabesk elements in the instrumentation – as you'd hear from his contemporaries on the scene – but there's also some western elements too, as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baris MancoYeni Bir Gun ... CD
Guerssen (Spain), 1979. New Copy .... $15.99
An overlooked late 70s album from the great Baris Manco – one that has the Turkish experimentalist unlocking even more strange corners of his music – finding a new way to combine eastern and western elements in his sound! The album's every bit as edgey and compelling as Manco's earlier ... read more CD
Also available Yeni Bir Gun ... LP 26.99

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Baris MancoYeni Bir Gun ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), 1979. New Copy Gatefold .... $26.99
An overlooked late 70s album from the great Baris Manco – one that has the Turkish experimentalist unlocking even more strange corners of his music – finding a new way to combine eastern and western elements in his sound! The album's every bit as edgey and compelling as Manco's earlier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Yeni Bir Gun ... CD 15.99

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Kante Manfila & Sorry BambaClash Mandingue – Manding Dance Music Of The 60s ... CD
Oriki (France), 1960s. New Copy .... $14.99
A killer blend of Latin and African rhythms – topped by Kante Manfila's amazing work on guitar, which is produced with a range of weird and wonderful sounds! There's a quality to this music that's beyond easy description – a 60s blend of African roots and outside influences – ... read more CD

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Foster ManganyiNdzi Teke Riendzo No 1 ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 2008. New Copy .... $9.99
Modern South African music from Foster Manganyi – really unique music a bit of breezy melodicism, thanks to Foster Manganyi's somewhat gruff, wholly (and holy...he's a pastor) vocals backed by sweeter female back up – over a hypnotic swirl of synthesizer, marimba, whistling and lean ... read more CD

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Sam MangwanaAladji ... LP
Shanachie, 1989. Near Mint- .... $2.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole & a small rip.)

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CK Mann & His Carousel 7Funky Highlife (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Qua Msa/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy .... $15.99
A non-stop funky party from CK Mann – and a set that definitely lives up to its title! The album's got an unusual approach – in that the first side is presented as a single long track – billed as a "medley" number, but wrapped together in a way that still seems to ... read more CD

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Hugh MasekelaMelody Maker ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Near Mint- .... $7.99
Hats off to Hugh Masekela – one of the few artists who could record for the Casablanca label and never manage to lose his own sense of sound and spirit! The album's a surprisingly great one, filled with the kinds of subtle touches and earthy soul we've always loved in Hugh's music – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, tape on the spine, and a small sticker.)

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Hugh MasekelaUptownship ... CD
BMG, 1989. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Master Musicians Of JoujoukaBrian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At JouJouka ... LP
Rolling Stones, Late 60s/1971. Very Good Gatefold .... Just Sold Out!
Dude! Back before he was found floating face-down in a swimming pool, ex- (or late-) Stones member Brian Jones put together this landmark bit of trippiness for the Rolling Stones label. Although the music is largely ethnographic, the whole thing's got this neo-colonialist hipster edge to it ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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MatataFeelin' Funky ... CD
President (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy .... $9.99
Hard funky soul with an Afrobeat backbone from Matata – who arrived on the London scene (via Kenya) in the mid 70s! Matata leaned mightily on the JBs for their groove, and laid out a heavy, rock solid variation on JBs funk with an African percussion base of congas and bongos at the core! ... read more CD

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Maxi TwentyMaxi Twenty ... LP
Sonovox (France), Early 70s. Very Good+ .... $9.99
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Abbas MehrpouyaSoul Raga ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD .... $22.99
Funky sitar work – but recorded in pre-revolution Iran – a really amazing blends of scenes and sounds from the legendary Abbas Mehrpouya! Abbas' music has hardly been heard outside of his own nation – especially given the cultural crackdown of the past 30 years – and this ... read more CD

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Hailu MergiaHailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmanaye ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. New Copy Gatefold .... $12.99 14.98
An incredible blend of sounds and styles – and one of the most enigmatic albums we've ever heard from the Ethiopian scene! Hailu Mergia plays alone here – but uses lots of overdubbing to layer together Fender Rhodes, accordion solos, and a rhythm machine – all mixed up in ways ... read more CD
Also available Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmanaye (with download) ... LP 18.99

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New Hailu MergiaHailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmanaye (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. New Copy 2LP .... $18.99 23.99
An incredible blend of sounds and styles – and one of the most enigmatic albums we've ever heard from the Ethiopian scene! Hailu Mergia plays alone here – but uses lots of overdubbing to layer together Fender Rhodes, accordion solos, and a rhythm machine – all mixed up in ways ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon that can be used for a limited time to download MP3 audio files.)
Also available Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmanaye ... CD 12.99

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Getatchew Mekuria & The ExY'Anbessaw Tezeta (with bonus record!) ... LP
Terp (Netherlands), 2012. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold .... $32.99
A brilliant meeting of talents – legendary Ethiopian saxophonist Getatchew Mekuria, and the ever-amazing Ex – paired together in a set of work that's even better than their previous collaboration! This time around, it The Ex feel even more like an Ethio-inspired group – often ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mighty SparrowTouch Of Class ... LP
B's Records, 1986. Very Good+ .... $7.99
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MikidacheMgodro Gori ... CD
Cobalt (France), 2006. Used .... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. Used .... $8.99
Massive music from Monomono – and a set of Afro Funk put together with a wonderful criss-crossing of sounds! The style here isn't just the familiar grooves you might expect – and instead, there's almost a post-colonial vibe going on – an ear towards London, and another towards ... read more CD

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Montagu Three Plus OneHot 'N' Cool Calypso Ballads ... LP
Bahamian Rhythms (Bahamas), Mid 60s. Very Good+ .... $4.99
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(Cover has some marker on front.)

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M'Pongo LoveM'Pongo Love ... LP
Safari Sound (France), 1982. Very Good- .... $6.99
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(Cover has a partially unglued top seam and some aging, with a sticker and a scratch on the back.)

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New Oliver MtukudziVhunze Moto ... CD
Putumayo, 2002. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New MulatuMulatu Of Ethiopia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Worthy, 1972. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99 14.98
Amazing work from the legendary Mulatu Astatke – one of Ethiopia's funkiest musicians of the 70s, making a rare appearance here on this lost American recording! The album has been a holy grail for years amongst beatheads – loved for its killer blend of weird rhythms, sweet funk, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Mulatu And OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
L'Arome/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue).... $22.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz ... LP
L'Arome (France), 1970s. New Copy (reissue).... $22.99
Mad funk from Ethiopia – classic work by the legendary Mulatu, one of Africa's heaviest artists of the 70s! Mulatu's been kind of a beathead secret for years – as most of his exotic grooves were never issued properly outside of Africa, and have only been the province of collectors who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy .... $15.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD

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New NawaAncient Sufi Invocations & Forgotten Songs Of Aleppo (180 gram vinyl – with download) (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2014. New Copy Gatefold .... $21.99
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Ndere TroupeKikwabanga – Songs & Dances From The Land Of Ngaali ... CD
Pan (Netherlands), 1993. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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NiyazNiyaz ... CD
Six Degrees, 2005. Used .... $4.99
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(Digipack has some wear.)

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NkengasDestruction ... CD
Orbitone/Secret Stash, 1973. New Copy .... $13.99 16.99
Early work from a group who later grew into the famous Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa – recording here in London with a great raw sound – and an unusual mix of modes that's part Afro Funk, part something else entirely! The set's got that unique post-colonial vibe of some of the other ... read more CD

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New West NkosiRhythm Of Healing – Supreme Sax & Penny Whistle Township Jive ... CD
Earthworks, 1992. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print US pressing.)

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NomoGhost Rock ... LP
Ubiquity, 2008. New Copy .... $9.99 16.98
Amazing work from Nomo – their greatest album so far, and an incredible step forward in styles! Nomo started out as an already-great Afro Funk combo – but over the past few records, they've picked up a really hip range of musical influences – spiritual jazz, electronica, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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NomoInvisible Cities ... CD
Ubiquity, 2009. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Great stuff from global funk phenoms Nomo – deftly blending Afro steeped funk with an astral reach – with more of a spiritual jazz influence and off kilter avant touches! Invisible Cities arrives just about a year since their breakthrough Ghost Rock opened so many doors, and although ... read more CD

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NomoNew Tones ... CD
Ubiquity, 2006. New Copy .... $5.99 16.98
Mindblowing work from one of the greatest new groups we've heard in years – Michigan's mighty Nomo, easily one of the greatest Afro Funk combos going! Nomo's got a tightness that surpasses most other heirs to Fela's throne – an intensely focused energy that's really tremendous – ... read more CD
Also available New Tones ... LP 9.99

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NomoNew Tones ... LP
Ubiquity, 2006. New Copy .... $9.99 16.98
Mindblowing work from one of the greatest new groups we've heard in years – Michigan's mighty Nomo, easily one of the greatest Afro Funk combos going! Nomo's got a tightness that surpasses most other heirs to Fela's throne – an intensely focused energy that's really tremendous – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available New Tones ... CD 5.99

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NomoRocket #9/Nu Tones (orig, Matthew Dear rmx)/Bonus Electric Sawblade Gamelon Sounds ... 12-inch
Ubiquity, 2006. New Copy .... $3.99 6.98
Amazing work from Nomo – a single that takes the group way past their Afro Funk roots! First up is a totally great cover of Sun Ra's "Rocket #9" – done with lots of skittish percussion really driving the bottom of the tune – and plenty of weird electric piano that ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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