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Tall NationalKaani ... CD
Fat Cat, 2013. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
A key American release for one of the most popular bands in Niger – a really unique ensemble whose sound definitely reflects their cultures place at the crossroads of north Africa! The music is heavy on guitars – criss-crossing in ways that clearly take inspiration from high-life, but ... read more CD

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New Imarhan TimbuktuAkal Warled ... CD
Clermont, 2014. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great group from the contemporary scene in Mali – one that's graced by some excellent Tuareg guitar lines from Mohamed Issa Ag Oumar, who plays his instrument with a really nice range of melancholy tones! There's a special quality to the work here – very personal expressions of ... read more CD

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TinariwenAman Iman – Water Is Life ... CD
World Village (Germany), 2004. Used ... $8.99
Guitars from the desert by Tinariwen – a group with Malian roots, and a sound that's all their own! The album's got production that's tighter than some of their previous efforts, but a feel that's far from slick – just a haunting, hypnotic blend of the band's many guitars – built ... read more CD

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TinariwenAmassakoul ... CD
World Village (Germany), 2003. Used ... $7.99
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Djelimady Tounkara & Super Rail Band InternationalAllo Bamako – Malian Dance Music Of The 1970s ... CD
Oriki (France), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
Incredible grooves from the Malian scene of the 70s – all long tracks that spin out with amazing rhythms and a great undercurrent of funk! There's a flowing, spun-out quality to most of these numbers – as percussion builds along with guitar and kora, in ways that create a hypnotic, ... read more CD

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Ali Farka ToureSource ... CD
Hannibal, 1992. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Rokia TraoreBowmboi ... CD
Nonesuch/Tama, 2004. Used ... $7.99
The third album from Malian singer Rokia Traore – a compelling collection of folksy tunes with a focus on her incredible vocals, supported by instrumentation that includes light percussion and guitar. The booklet provides translation of the set's stunning lyrics, and titles include "Mani ... read more CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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New U SrinivasRama Sreerama ... CD
Real World, 1994. Used ... $4.99
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VampiresVampires Underground ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1971. New Copy ... $16.99
A heady South African group from the early 70s – but one who feel much more like underground funk of the late 60s! The feel here is a garagey blend of instrumental soul and early funk – mixed with with some fuzzier guitar lines that add a nice psychedelic undercurrent, but not in the ... read more CD
Also available Vampires Underground ... LP 26.99

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King WawaRespect Movement ... CD
WS, 2006. Used ... $4.99
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WitchMovin On/Kuomboka ... CD
Now Again, 1980/1984. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 19.98
Two later moments from Zamrock legends Witch – both of which show the group moving into a much more soulful groove! Movin On has a sweet funky style at the core – a mode that shows Witch picking up a fair bit of disco and club from the American scene, and fusing it with their older ... read more CD
Also available Movin On/Kuomboka ... CD 15.99

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WitchMovin On/Kuomboka ... CD
Now Again, 1980/1984. Used 2CD ... $15.99
Two later moments from Zamrock legends Witch – both of which show the group moving into a much more soulful groove! Movin On has a sweet funky style at the core – a mode that shows Witch picking up a fair bit of disco and club from the American scene, and fusing it with their older ... read more CD
Also available Movin On/Kuomboka ... CD 18.99

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WitchWe Intend To Create Havok – Complete Works 1972 to 1977 (4CD set) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. Used 4CD ... $23.99
Amazing sounds from Witch – a Zambian group of the 70s, and easily one of the heaviest things happening in Africa at the time! Witch stands for "we intend to create havoc" – and the group's style here definitely gets that vibe right – serving up a heady brew of fuzzy ... read more CD

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Woima CollectiveFrou Frou Rokko ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy ... $18.99
Nothing frou frou about this heavy little set – as the record's a rock solid batch of African rhythms, served up with a distinctively Ethiopian feel – at a level that's even groovier than the group's first album! The collective clearly take some key inspiration from the more ... read more CD

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Yaaba FunkMy Vote Dey Count ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
London Afrobeat from Yaaba Funk – a group who definitely dig deep in the cross-cultural scene of their city! Yaaba Funk have an approach that recalls some of the better London work of this nature from years back – not just a rehash of older Nigerian modes, but a willingness to make the ... read more CD

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Dhafer YoussefDivine Shadows ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2006. Used ... $8.99
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Dhafer YoussefMalak ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1999. Used ... $9.99
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Kemialliset YstavatKellari Juniversumi ... CD
Fonal (Finland), 2004. Used ... $3.99
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Kemialliset YstavatKemialliset Ysavat ... CD
Fonal (Finland), 2007. Used ... $3.99
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(With original paper band. Digipack has a cutout hole.)

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ZedasheIntangible Pearls – Ancient Polyphony From The Republic Of Georgia ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2013. New Copy ... $5.99
Sublime vocal work from a contemporary Georgian ensemble – but one who work strongly in the best ancient modes of the Eastern world! The group have an amazing polyphonic approach – voices rising and falling, crossing and turning, coming together in a way that's far more than usual ... read more CD

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Alexis ZoumbasLament For Epirus – 1926 to 1928 ... CD
Angry Mom, Late 20s. New Copy ... $13.99
An amazing violinist from Greece, but one who recorded in New York during the 20s – on a host of rare 78rpm material presented in this lavish set! Alexis Zoumbas has a wonderfully melancholy feel to his instrument – a style that mixes virtuostic passages with these deeper, bluer ... read more CD
Also available Lament For Epirus – 1926 to 1928 (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP 24.99

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Various1970s Algerian Folk & Pop ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99
A great dip into the sounds of Algeria in the 70s – surprisingly great music, and surprisingly sophisticated at times too – with a vibe that often matches the best Turkish or Iranian records from the time! Most numbers here are from smaller 45s and EP release – and are hardly the ... read more CD
Also available 1970s Algerian Folk & Pop ... LP 22.99

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VariousAfrican Scream Contest – Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & Togo 70s ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
One of the coolest African collections we've seen in years – a beautiful assortment of untapped grooves from the 70s, put together with a massive booklet that sets a whole new standard in packaging! The grooves here are different from other Afro Funk collections of the time – ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase and book.)
Also available African Scream Contest – Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & Togo 70s ... LP 26.99

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VariousAfro Beat Airways Vol 2 – Return Flight To Ghana 1974 to 1983 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Amazing sounds from 70s Ghana – a killer collection that really lives up to all the greatness of other collections on the Analogue Africa label! There's a sharpness here right from the start – an approach to funk that's really universal, and shows why collections from a generation like ... read more CD
Also available Afro Beat Airways Vol 2 – Return Flight To Ghana 1974 to 1983 ... LP 26.99

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New VariousAngola Soundtrack – The Unique Sound Of Luanda 1965 to 1976 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $21.99
A wide range of electric Angolan music from the late 60s through early 70s – one of the finest compilations yet on the Analog Africa label! The music is a feverish mix of traditional Luandan island rhythms and other regional and global influences – but ultimately the way this sonic ... read more CD
Also available Angola Soundtrack – The Unique Sound Of Luanda 1965 to 1976 ... LP 26.99

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VariousAngola Soundtrack 2 – Hypnosis, Distortions, & Other Sonic Innovations 1969 to 1978 (with bonus track) ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
A stunning companion to the first Angola Soundtrack set from Analog Africa – and a record that's filled with tunes that are rhythmically feverish, soulfully sung, and tremendously addictive! The music here is from the period soon after the electric guitar began to make a huge impact on ... read more CD
Also available Angola Soundtrack 2 – Hypnosis, Distortions, & Other Sonic Innovations 1969 to 1978 ... LP 29.99

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VariousArgentina Canta Asi – The Best Of Argentine Tango & Folk Music ... CD
Philips (Germany), 1987. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousBambara Mystic Soul – The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974 to 1979 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Raw sound, indeed – and possibly one of the most hard-hitting compilations so far from the Analog Africa label! There's a quality here that's mighty fresh, and which shows us that there's still plenty of African nuggets to find, if you know where to dig! Much of the music has a dark, moody ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of The Best Vol 3 ... CD
Bahamas, 2001. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousBombay 2 – Electric Vindaloo ... CD
Motel, 1970s/2001. Used ... $7.99
The fantastic follow-up to one of our best-selling titles! Like it's precursor, this second volume to Bombay The Hard Way takes 70s Bollywood brownsploitation film funk tracks and dialogue, and remixes them to pump up the beats, pull out the grooves, and create a more coherent sound overall. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBombay Disco – Disco Hits From Hindi Films 1979 to 1985 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A funky collection of soundtrack grooves from Hindi films – all from the late 70s to mid 80s – and with a lot more going on stylistically than just disco! It's got some of heaviest percussive sounds we've heard from period Eastern soundtracks – and lots of great vocals – ... read more CD

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VariousBombay The Hard Way – Guns, Cars, & Sitars ... CD
Motel, Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
Nice one! This long awaited set is worth all the attention it's been getting! The folks at Motel have put together a nice batch of funky sountrack material, culled from classic Indian "brownsploitation" action films from the 1970s – and the music's every bit as wild and funky as ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBombshell Baby Of Bombay – Bouncing Nightclub Grooves From Bollywood Films 1959 to 1972 ... CD
Bombay Connection (Netherlands), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
Incredible grooves from the Indian film scene – mod little numbers that are a fair bit different than most Bollywood work that usually shows up on CD! As the title implies, the work here is more in a nightclub mode than a funky one – and the tunes are a great blend of romping rhythms, ... read more CD

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VariousBuddhist Liturgy Of Tibet ... CD
Seven Seas (Japan), 1990. Used ... $16.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousCafe Buenos Aires – Nostalgic Sounds Of Tango Porteno (3CD set) ... CD
Music Brokers (Argentina), 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 3CD ... $4.99
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New VariousCalypso – Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955 to 1969 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $22.99
The deeper roots of calypso music in the Caribbean – a rich set of tracks that goes way past any preconceptions you might have about the genre! The music here goes way past the hits of Harry Belafonte – and really gets at the harder, more biting side of calypso – the sounds that ... read more CD
(Comes with a nice heavy book, too!)
Also available Calypso – Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955 to 1969 ... LP 28.99

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VariousClub Africa – Hard African Funk, Afro-Jazz, & Original Afro-Beat ... CD
Strut (UK), 1999. Used ... $11.99
Massive Afro Funk! This slammin' batch of funky African (and African-sounding) tunes was put together by the same team who did the Africa Funk set on Harmless – and it's even better than that one was! Like Africa Funk, this set compiles a whopping batch of rare tracks from the 70s, plus a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCrossing The Bridge – Istanbul Hatirasi – The Sound Of Istanbul ... CD
Double Moon (Turkey), 2005. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousCult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD
Numero, Late 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
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
Also available Cult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD 9.99

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VariousCult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD
Numero, Late 70s. Used ... $9.99
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
Also available Cult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD 18.99

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New 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

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VariousFolk & Pop Sounds Of Sumatra Vol 2 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $9.99
Another gorgeously ramshackle batch of tunes from Sumatra – percussion, tribal folk material filtered through some surprisingly diverse and modern trippy, funky influences! Many of the recordings were culled from rare cassette tapes, archiving material recorded between the 60s and the 80s. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGhana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $17.99 19.98
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 CD
Also available Ghana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 (5LP box set) ... LP 52.99

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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

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VariousGlobalFest Selector – 12 Unrelated Tracks From GlobalFest Artists ... CD
GlobalFest/Magenta, 2014. Used ... $6.99
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VariousGoush Bedey – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99
Way more than just the familiar funk you might know from the American scene of the 70s – and instead a really mad blend of different influences and elements that all show the very vibrant cultural scene in pre-Revolution Iran! The productions here are often full – strings mixed with ... read more CD

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VariousItalian Treasury – Emilia Romagna ... CD
Rounder, 1954. Used ... $11.99
An Alan Lomax recording in the mountains of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousJende Ri Palenge – People Of Palenque (2CDs & DVD set) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2012. New Copy 2CD & DVD ... $24.99
Amazing sounds from San Basilio De Palenque – a unique cultural crossroads on the coast of Colombia! The town was the first free slave community in the Americas – a distinction it's held for centuries – and continues to have strong ties to Africa, partly because of its roots, ... read more CD
(DVD is PAL/NTSC coded, Region Free. Great book-style package too!)

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VariousKassidat – Raw 45s From Morocco ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1960s. New Copy ... $12.99
Pretty amazing music from Morocco – sounds that are definitely as raw as promised in the title, but which also go way past what you might expect as music from 45s! First off, the tunes are much longer than usual for a 7" single – as most numbers are well over 5 minutes in length, ... read more CD

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VariousKenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $19.99
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!)

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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
Also available Khana Khana – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD 9.99

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VariousKhana Khana – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. Used ... $9.99
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
Also available Khana Khana – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD 13.99

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VariousKosmopolis/Que Se Mueran Las Feas/Roxana La Coresana/Eureka ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), Late 20s. Used ... $8.99
Zarzuelas from the late 20's recorded in Barcelona and Madrid. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLagos All Routes ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.98
A stellar batch of Afro funk and native groove from Lagos! Strains of western funk and soulful sounds work their way into the material – thanks again to Fela's mighty influence – but there's a lot more to it! Simmering along with the Afro funk and soul are some truly riveting native ... read more CD

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VariousLagos Chop Up ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
An incredible batch of African funk and heavily percussive groove – featuring a varied, yet cohesive selection of tunes that run deeper than most compilations! Lagos Chop Up manages to work a little bit of magic in its overall consistency – the tracklist features tunes from the mid 60s ... read more CD

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
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 CD

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VariousLet No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s. New Copy 2 CD Gatefold ... $24.99
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 CD
Also available Let No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 (4LP set) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 59.99

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VariousMirror To The Soul – Carribean Jump Up, Mambo & Calypso Beat 1954 to 1977 (2CDs/DVD) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used 2CD & DVD ... $16.99
A tremendous overview of Carribean sounds from the 50s through the 70s – served up with exactly the kind of depth and care we've come to expect from the folks at Soul Jazz Records! The collection goes way past the obvious – and way past any obvious cliches as well – to really dig ... read more CD
(Please note that the DVD is PAL coded, includes the original slipcase and book.)

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VariousMorocco – Crossroads of Time ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1995. Used CD & BOOK ... $4.99
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(Out of print. Packaged in a nice hardbound booklet.)

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VariousMukunguni – New Recordings From Coast Province Kenya ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99
Contemporary sounds from Kenya, but music with a very timeless feel – recorded live at different locations in Mukungi village, and often just featuring spare instrumentation and a bit of voice! The quality of the work goes way beyond other ethnographic recordings – as the sound quality ... read more CD
Also available Mukunguni – New Recordings From Coast Province Kenya (2 x 10" LPs with CD) ... LP 15.99

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VariousMusic Meeting – Festival Highlights 2010 ... CD
Radio Nederland (Holland), 2010. Used 2 CDs ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousNavras Records Sampler – Listen To 4000 Years Of Indian Musical Heritage ... CD
Navras (UK), 2000. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousNigeria 70 – Lagos Jump – Original Heavyweight Afrobeat Highlife & Afro Funk ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
A killer follow-up to the earlier Nigeria 70 compilation on Strut Records – a second set that digs even deeper than before, and one that shows a huge range of Nigerian grooves from the 70s! The styles here go way beyond familiar Afro Funk – and the rhythms here are often quite ... read more CD

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VariousNigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 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
Also available Nigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 11.99

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VariousNigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
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
Also available Nigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 15.99

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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

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VariousOpika Pende – Africa At 78 rpm (4CDs & Book) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy 4CD & Book ... $44.99 60.00
Dust To Digital moves across the Atlantic Ocean – and brings the same great skill to African music they've already brought to blues, folk, and gospel! This package is amazing – 100 rare 78rpm recordings, appearing here on CD for the first time ever – not just wonderful music, but ... read more CD

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VariousPanama! Vol 3 – Calypso Panameno, Guajira Jazz, & Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960 to 1975 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
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

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VariousPomegranates – Persian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s ... CD
Finders Keepers/B- Music, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
Bright Persian psychedelic pop, funk, soul and boundless grooves from the 60s & 70s – one of the greatest compilations yet from Finders Keepers! Many of the tunes are actually classics of the era's Iranian scene, if wildly fresh and new our ears, while others are quite obscure all around ... read more CD
Also available Pomegranates – Persian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s ... LP 21.99

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Africa ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $2.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Carribean Party ... CD
Putumayo, 1997. Used ... $3.99
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VariousPutumayo Presents – Mali To Memphis – An African American Odyssey ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousPutumayo Presents – World Playground – A Musical Adventure For Kids ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $1.99
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(Barcode has some marker. Digipack has a small amount of sticker remnants.)

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VariousPutumayo Prestents Samba Bossa Nova ... CD
Putumayo, 2002. Used ... $4.99
A mix of new and old Brazilian tunes – some rootsy, some with traces of electronics – all served up in one genre-blending Putamayo package! Titles include "Deusa Do Amor" by Moreno Veloso + 2, "Cores" by Da Lata, "Eu E O Meu Amor/Lamento No Morro" by ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a promotional sticker.)

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VariousQat, Coffee, & Qambus – Raw 45s From Yemen ... CD
Parlortone/Dust To Digital, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Rare 45s from Yemen – rawly, though crystal clear in both sound and emotion – a real eye-opener of a set compiled by Chris Menist! We've had little chance to hear Yemeni music of this period or any other – and judging from this set, these are sounds we want to explore and ... read more CD

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VariousRadio Niger ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2000s. New Copy ... $11.99
A wonderful collection of radio recordings from Niger – plucked out of the Saharan airwaves, and presented here as a demonstration of this very unusual mode of media! Usually, a CD of radio work might be a bore – but in Niger, broadcastings are usually a pretty spontaneous affair ... read more CD

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VariousRadio Phnom Penh ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2004. Used ... $9.99
A diverse batch of modern remixes of eclectic Cambodian music! The culture of Cambodian radio is deep, far-reaching blend of musical styles and ethnic cultures – and this set does a wonderful job of blending elements from traditional folk, to rock and pop, to pulp dancefloor groove – ... read more CD

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VariousRed Hot & Riot ... CD
MCA, 2002. Used ... $3.99
A really great compilation put out by the folks at Red Hot – an organization dedicated to "Fighting Aids Through Popular Culture". Previous sets by the group have focussed on jazz, bossa, and other music – and this time around, the focus is Africa, currently suffering from a ... read more CD
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VariousSleeping In The Market – Ethiopian Music & Sounds From Amhara ... CD
Latitude, 2004. Used ... $6.99
Contemporary ethnographic recordings in the tradition of Ethnic Folkways or some of the Nonesuch Explorer series from the 70s. Not the polished Ethiopian pop and jazz documented in the Ethiopiques series, but recordings of street musicians and everyday people from Amhara. 8 tracks in all, unlike ... read more CD
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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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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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VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
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 CD

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VariousVery Best Bollywood Songs ... CD
Outcaste (UK), 2001. Used ... $11.99
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New VariousWest Indies Funk ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Funky music from the West Indies – stripped down organ groovers, brass punctuated jams with rumbling drums and tasty guitar licks, funky steel band covers and and more from Syd Jones & The Troubadours, Dutch Rhythm, Steel & Show Band, The East Side Symphony, St Vincent's Supersould ... read more CD

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VariousWest Indies Funk Vol 3 ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
Plenty funky down in the West Indies – more than enough to keep this third volume as strong as the previous two! There's loads of wonderful bits here – from steel band funk to tropical-styled rhythms to heavy grooves that are hardly what you'd expect to be coming from the islands back ... read more CD

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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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VariousZendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
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
Also available Zendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD 8.99

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VariousZendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. Used ... $8.99
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
Also available Zendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD 14.99
 
 



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