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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
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available From Africa With Fury – Rise (with digital download) ... LP 21.99

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Seun KutiFrom Africa With Fury – Rise (with digital download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2011. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 22.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available From Africa With Fury – Rise ... CD 8.99

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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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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Long Way To The Beginning ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Long Way To The Beginning ... CD 11.99

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KutimangoesAfro Fire ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2014. New Copy ... $12.99
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 CD
Also available Afro Fire ... LP 15.99

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New 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
Also available Afro Fire ... CD 12.99

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Forward KwendaSvikiro – Meditations From An Mbira Master ... CD
Shanachie, 1997. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ladysmith Black MambazoJourney Of Dreams ... CD
Warner, 1988. Used ... $4.99
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Ladysmith Black MambazoNo Boundaries – Ladysmith Black Mambazo & The Strings Of The English Chamber Orchestra ... CD
Heads Up, 2004. Used ... $3.99
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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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Bela Lakatos & the Gypsy Youth ProjectIntroducting Bela Lakatos & The Gypsy Youth Project ... CD
Introducing/World Music Network, 2006. Used ... $3.99
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(Promotional copy.)

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LaraajiCelestial Music 1978 to 2011 ... CD
All Saints, Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99 19.98
Heavenly work from the enigmatic Laraaji – a musician who's best known for his ambient collaboration with Brian Eno, but who's also recorded a lot of sounds on his own! The package is the first we've ever seen to bring Laraaji's talents to light this strongly – as it not only features ... read more CD
Also available Celestial Music 1978 to 2011 (3LP set – with download) ... LP 25.99

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LaraajiCelestial Music 1978 to 2011 (3LP set – with download) ... LP
All Saints, Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 3LPs ... $25.99 26.99
Heavenly work from the enigmatic Laraaji – a musician who's best known for his ambient collaboration with Brian Eno, but who's also recorded a lot of sounds on his own! The package is the first we've ever seen to bring Laraaji's talents to light this strongly – as it not only features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)
Also available Celestial Music 1978 to 2011 ... CD 16.99

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Las Malas AmistadesMaleza ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 2012. Used ... $8.99
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New Les Troubadours Du Roi BaudoinMissa Luba ... LP
Philips, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
One of the biggest world music hits of the 60s – a unique album that mixes Congolese songs with a new interpretation of the Latin mass! Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin are an ensemble of young singers with a very joyous sort of feel – one that works equally well for the traditional ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the extravagant gatefold cover, with booklet.)

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Tabu Ley & Mbilia BelLa Beaute D'une Femme ... LP
Sonodisc (France), 1985. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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Yungchen LhamoComing Home ... CD
Real World, 1998. Used ... $4.99
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Professor Wei Chung LohChinese Classical Music ... LP
Lyrichord, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $13.99
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(Cover has some notes written in pen on the back.)

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Lord FunnyHave Fun With Bam ... LP
Antillana, 1975. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Cover is stained on the bottom inch.)

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New Eno LouisMove/Hot Love ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1979. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $18.99
"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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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 MaalHamady Bogle (Yelle)/Hamady Boiro (Yelle) (voc, uk lp) ... 12-inch
Mango, 1993. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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(Promo in a Mango sleeve.)

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Sipho MabuseChant Of The Marching ... LP
Virgin, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Mamba PercussionsMamba Percussions ... CD
Disques Pierre Verany (France), 1982. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Cheb MamiMaghreb Soul – Cheb Mami Story 1986 to 1990 ... CD
Because (France), Late 80s. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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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

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MandukaManduka ... CD
IRT/Creole Stream (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $22.99
Soulful sounds from 70s Chile – and a record that easily rivals some of the best acoustic work from the post-Tropicalia generation in Brazil! Manduka's got a heady sound that's very much in keeping with his image on the cover – a freer sort of approach to the music than the decade ... read more CD

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Kante Manfila & Sorry BambaClash Mandingue – Manding Dance Music Of The 60s ... CD
Oriki (France), 1960s. New Copy ... $9.99
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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CK Mann & His Carousel 7Funky Highlife ... LP
Qua Msa/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugh MasekelaBoy's Doin' It ... CD
Casablanca/Verve, 1975. Used ... $16.99
A mid 70s effort from Hugh Maskela, recorded in Nigeria, an excellent melding of his jazz inflected pop sound with some deeper soulful grooves. The vibe here is showing both some funk and disco influences, but with trademark South African style melodies floating over top and a dedication to Fela, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hugh MasekelaGrazing In The Grass – The Best Of Hugh Masekela ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $5.99
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New Hugh MasekelaHome Is Where The Music Is ... CD
Blue Thumb/Verve, 1972. Used ... $5.99
Massively wonderful work from the mighty Hugh Masekela – easily one of his hippest, most soulful sessions ever! This double-length gem really has Hugh letting go – moving way beyond the pop modes of the late 60s, into a long-flowing, open-rolling groove that's played by a spare quintet ... read more CD

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New Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela Is Alive & Well At The Whisky ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $2.99
One of Hugh's most compelling records from the time – cut live at the Whiskey A Go Go, with a jazzy edge that really shows him growing a lot as a musician. The set features small combo backing by a group that features Al Abreu on sax, Hotep Cecil Barnard on piano, Henry Franklin on bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear with some seam splitting.)

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Hugh MasekelaPromise Of A Future ... CD
One Way/Uni, Late 60s. Used ... $23.99
This is the album that yielded Hugh's big hit "Grazin In The Grass", and it's got a lot of other nice pop Afro soul tracks in a similar vein, played by Hugh and his tight little quartet! Tracks include "Stop", "Bajabula Bonke", "There Are Seeds To Sow", ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hugh MasekelaRevival ... CD
Heads Up, 1972. Used ... $4.99
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(Punch through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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New Master Musicians Of JajoukaMaster Musicians Of Jajouka Featuring Bachir Attar ... CD
Point, 2000. Used ... $0.99
Produced by Talvin Singh. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jimmy MawiJimmy Mawi EP (10 inch pressing) ... LP
Pathe/Soundway (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
Wicked work from Jimmy Mawi – one of the coolest cats to work on the Kenyan scene of the 70s! Jimmy hailed from Madagascar, but cut his best work in Nairobi – and steps out here in this really weird, messed-up version of Afro Funk – one that also has plenty of bluesy riffs on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MC RaiRaivolution ... CD
Embarka, 2006. Used ... $3.99
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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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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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Meta MetaMetal Metal ... CD
Mais Um Discos (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $15.99
Not metal, as in the "heavy" variety – but instead a cool combination of global influences coming together with a nicely bracing sound! The set mixes African rhythms with very offbeat Brazilian instrumentation – almost as if Hermeto Pascoal crossed the Atlantic at some point ... read more CD

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Emeline MichelRasin Kreyol ... CD
Time Square, 2004. Used ... $7.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Mighty SparrowBoogie Beat ... LP
Salsoul, 1976. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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MikidacheMgodro Gori ... CD
Cobalt (France), 2006. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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New MisiaCanto – Musica De Carlos Paredes ... CD
Warner (France), 2003. Used ... $6.99
The fado singers interpretations of Portugal's Carlos Paredes. CD
(CD case has a cutout notch.)

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Jay Mitchell & Hot IceMessenger ... LP
Bush Fire, 1981. Very Good+ ... $16.99
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MonomonoDawn Of Awareness ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
Seminal Afro Funk from Monomono – a killer combo from singer/percussionist Joni Haastrup, with a groove that's right up there with the best acts on the Lagos scene of the 70s! There's a nice degree of warmth in the music – thanks to some complicated guitar and basslines, which don't ... read more CD

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
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
Also available Give The Beggar A Chance (plus bonus 12" single & download card) ... LP 28.99

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance (plus bonus 12" single & download card) ... LP
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy LP + 12" Gatefold ... $28.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Give The Beggar A Chance ... CD 14.99

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New Harry MoscoFor You Specially ... CD
Secret Stash, 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The first album as a solo act from Harry Mosco – better known for his previous music with The Funkees – one of the best Afro Funk combos of the early 70s! The style here is a nice expansion of that previous group's work – very heavily rooted in the right sort of basslines to kick ... read more CD
Also available For You Specially (with download) ... LP 16.99

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New Harry MoscoFor You Specially (with download) ... LP
Secret Stash, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.98
The first album as a solo act from Harry Mosco – better known for his previous music with The Funkees – one of the best Afro Funk combos of the early 70s! The style here is a nice expansion of that previous group's work – very heavily rooted in the right sort of basslines to kick ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(LP comes with the code for full digital download version.)
Also available For You Specially ... CD 13.99

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New Mpese Mpese Band/Canadoes Dance BandHighlife Underground EP – Mpese Theme (DrumTalk rmx)/Fine Woman (Sofrito edit) ... 12-inch
Sofrito (UK), 1982/1986. New Copy ... $15.99
Sofrito takes on Malian grooves from the early-to-mid 80s – Mpese Mpese Band's "Mpese Theme" remixed by DrumTalk – plus a Sofrito edit of Canadoes Dance Band's "Fine Woman" on the flipside! "Mpese Theme" is drum heavy track – with the hypnotic hand ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Oliver MtukudziNhava ... CD
Heads Up, 2005. Used ... $4.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Oliver MtukudziOliver Mtukudzi Collection – The Tuku Years ... CD
Putumayo, Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a promotional sticker.)

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Oliver MtukudziTuku Music ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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MulatuSketches Of Ethiopia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Jazz Village (France), 2013. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A brilliant new recording from Mulatu – one that shows that the Ethiopian legend hasn't lost a bit of his edge in recent years! The sound here is still very strong and bold – that crucial blending of African roots and jazzy inflections that's made Mulatu one of the most influential ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes digital download!)

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New Mulatu AstatkeMulatu Steps Ahead ... CD
Strut (UK), 2010. Used ... $8.99
Steps Ahead is just about the least we could say about Ethio jazz funk genius Mulatu Astatke – he not only remains on a creative high point after so many years, he takes a couple more giant strides on Mulatu Steps Ahead for Strut Records! To put it simply, the music Mulatu makes here more ... read more CD

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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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Foday Musa SusoDreamtime ... CD
CMP (Germany), 1988. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (limited deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 29.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited deluxe edition – contains bonus LP with rare 7" tracks, includes download card!)
Also available Give Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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New 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
Also available Give Love To Your Children (limited deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP 28.99

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Musi O TunyaWings Of Africa ... LP
EMI/Now Again, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
A landmark album from Musi O Tunya – a set billed as one of the first Zamrock albums, but a record that's also got a fair bit of funk and jazz as well! The rhythms really take off once things get going – complicating things more than usual for this sort of outing – and opening ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El Hadj N' DiayeGeej ... CD
Marabi (France), 2008. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print, mark through barcode.)

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KV NarayanswamyCarnatic Music ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... $18.99
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(Sealed 60s pressing!)

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New Nath & Martin BrothersMoney ... CD
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99
Afro Funk, but with a nice undercurrent of fuzz too – lots of nice flares around the guitars and keyboard bits, but always in way that keeps the funky rhythms right on track! Nath & Martin Brothers were the backing group on the famous Pax Nicholas album – but they work here on ... read more CD
Also available Money ... LP 21.99

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Nath & Martin BrothersMoney ... LP
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
Afro Funk, but with a nice undercurrent of fuzz too – lots of nice flares around the guitars and keyboard bits, but always in way that keeps the funky rhythms right on track! Nath & Martin Brothers were the backing group on the famous Pax Nicholas album – but they work here on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Money ... CD 16.99

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NawaAncient Sufi Invocations & Forgotten Songs Of Aleppo ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99
Haunting voices from the Sufi side of Islam – recordings of the Nawa vocal group, before the recent Syrian conflict forced them to disband and scatter throughout the Middle East! There's an ancient sensibility to the music – even though the recordings are contemporary – a vibe ... read more CD

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NawalAman ... CD
Nawali, 2007. Used ... $6.99
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Ndere TroupeKikwabanga – Songs & Dances From The Land Of Ngaali ... CD
Pan (Netherlands), 1993. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Lord NelsonShango (orig, Daniel Haaksman & DJ Beware remix) ... 12-inch
Soundway (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the heaviest grooves ever recorded in Tobago – an earthy number that's heavy on bass and percussion underneath Nelson's vocals – and peppered with this weird horn that feels like it was pulled from Sun Ra's Arkestra! The tune's got a really timeless feel – hardly what you'd ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes mp3 download.)

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NephiPolynesian Man ... LP
El Leon, 1972. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Pax Nicholas & The Netty FamilyNa Teef Know De Road Of Teef ... LP
Daptone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 14.99
An Afro Funk treasure from the 70s – a rare album recorded by Pax Nicholas, a singer and percussionist who was part of Fela's legendary Africa 70 band! The album's got a sound that definitely echoes that heritage, but with a groove that's pretty weird too – more stripped down than most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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
Also available
Destruction (plus download) ... LP 16.99
Destruction ... CD 9.99

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NkengasDestruction ... CD
Orbitone/Secret Stash, 1973. Used ... $9.99
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
Also available
Destruction ... CD 13.99
Destruction (plus download) ... LP 16.99

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New NkengasDestruction (plus download) ... LP
Orbitone/Secret Stash, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Destruction ... CD 13.99
Destruction ... CD 9.99

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New Henri Pierre NoelOne More Step ... CD
Wah Wah 45s (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
A cool combination of Island rhythms and free-flying piano lines – all wrapped together by the enigmatic Henri Pierre Noel! The vibe of the record is different than anything else we've ever heard – almost more European in the way that Henri handles the keys of the piano – which ... read more CD
Also available One More Step ... LP 20.99

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New Henri Pierre NoelOne More Step ... LP
Wah Wah 45s (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $20.99
A cool combination of Island rhythms and free-flying piano lines – all wrapped together by the enigmatic Henri Pierre Noel! The vibe of the record is different than anything else we've ever heard – almost more European in the way that Henri handles the keys of the piano – which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available One More Step ... CD 14.99

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New NomoInvisible Cities ... CD
Ubiquity, 2009. Used ... $7.99
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
Also available Invisible Cities ... LP 9.99

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NomoInvisible Cities ... LP
Ubiquity, 2009. New Copy ... $9.99 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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Invisible Cities ... CD 7.99

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NomoNomo ... CD
Ypsilanti, 2004. Used ... $9.99
A massive slice of Afro Funk from the Detroit scene – recorded by a group that we'd rank right up there with The Daktaris, Antibalas, and the best of the Afro-revival scene! The group's got a really great approach that brings plenty of jazz into the mix – really using the horns to ... read more CD
(Original silkscreen cover – now out of print!)

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NovalimaKarimba ... CD
ESL, 2012. Used ... $7.99
The third proper album from Novalima – proudly repping the ESL label once again with strong set inspired by earthy Afro-Peruvian earthy tradition, though played with modern clarity and club ready urgency. Traditionally minded music fused with modernist sounds and sensibilities isn't always ... read more CD

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Nuns Of Ljubostinja/Rukovet EnsembleAgios O Theos – Ancient Orthodox Chants From Serbia ... CD
Wergo (Germany), 1963/1987. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sally Nyolo & The Original Bands Of YaoundeStudio Cameroon ... CD
Riverboat/World Music Network, 2006. Used ... $6.99
Earthy and relaxed recordings from vocalist Sally Nyolo – done in a richly collaborative style with an array of musicians and singers in her native Cameroon! The setting is relatively informal, and the work marks a nice return to basics by Sally after years working on the Paris scene – ... read more CD
(Promotional copy without a barcode.)

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OgassaOgassa Story (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Albarika Store/Hot Casa (France), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
The Ogassa story is a short one, given that the group only issued a handful of recordings – one of which is this really unique Nigerian album! Ogassa have a style that's much more deeply soulful than some of their contemporaries – as equally committed to sad-tinged lyrics as they are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool deluxe pressing – super-heavy cover and vinyl!)

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Babatunde OlatunjiLove Drum Talk ... CD
Chesky, 1997. Used ... $5.99
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OlatunjiSoul Makossa ... LP
Paramount, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A killer album of Afro Funky tracks, and certainly one of Olatunji's best! The record was recorded in the early 70s, and it features Olatunji breaking past his usual heavy blend of African percussion, into a vein that's a lot more tinged with jazz and soul touches. He gets some great help on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mostly split bottom seam.)

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OndatropicaOndatropica ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
Colombian music, both classic and contemporary – as a group of older all-star players comes into contact with Will "Quantic" Holland! The set's easily one of the most smoking Latin-styled projects we've heard from Quantic so far – recorded in Colombia with work from Fruko, ... read more CD
Also available Ondatropica (deluxe version – with book) ... CD 28.99

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OndatropicaOndatropica (deluxe version – with book) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy 2CD ... $28.99
Colombian music, both classic and contemporary – as a group of older all-star players comes into contact with Will "Quantic" Holland! The set's easily one of the most smoking Latin-styled projects we've heard from Quantic so far – recorded in Colombia with work from Fruko, ... read more CD
(2CDs, in a cool hardcover book-like package!)
Also available Ondatropica ... CD 9.99

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Oneness Of JujuElectric Juju Nation ... LP
Name Brand Records, Early 80s. Very Good ... $38.99
An obscure release that compiles tracks from a number of different sessions by this legendary American soul jazz combo. The tracks are less soul jazz oriented than their records from the mid 70's, and much more oriented towards their big club sound from the early 80's. Plunky's still in the group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but vinyl is nice.)

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 ... CD
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more CD
Also available Who Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set with download) ... LP 27.99

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New William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Who Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 ... CD 13.99

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De CotonouSkeletal Essences Of Afro Funk – 1969 to 1980 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
The title gets it perfectly right on this sweet little set – as the grooves are raw and stripped down – often just to the core elements of Afro Funk! The music may be the most hard-hitting we've ever heard from this legendary combo – and it's served up beautifully in this well-sel ... read more CD
Also available Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk – 1969 to 1980 ... LP 28.99

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De CotonouSkeletal Essences Of Afro Funk – 1969 to 1980 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The title gets it perfectly right on this sweet little set – as the grooves are raw and stripped down – often just to the core elements of Afro Funk! The music may be the most hard-hitting we've ever heard from this legendary combo – and it's served up beautifully in this well-sel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk – 1969 to 1980 ... CD 22.99

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Owiny Sigoma BandPower Punch ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $10.99 17.98
An album that definitely packs a powerful punch – thanks to a compelling blend of sounds from both London and Kenya, brought together in a whole new formation of African groove! The album's a wicked reworking of an older aesthetic – in a spirit that's similar to the really inventive ... read more CD

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Papa NoelPapa Noel Et Le Duo Incomparable ... CD
Les Mampokos (France), Used ... $6.99
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Papa She'eeAT& PA – Sweet Marble ... CD
PS Records, 2004. Used ... $1.99
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Pazy & The Black HippiesWa Ho Ha ... CD
Secret Stash, 1978. New Copy ... $13.99 17.98
A weird little record from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – much more laidback than you might expect, and a set with a definite Jamaican influence too! At times, some of these tracks are almost more reggae than Afro Funk – although at other points, there's definitely the fierce energy ... read more CD

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PenaPena (CD & DVD) ... CD
Secret Stash, 2010. Used CD & DVD ... $9.99
A beautiful snapshot Afro-Peruvian music from Secret Stash – a huge, ambitious step for the label – a labor of love to capture the passionate, percussive and amazing strain of Peruvian music that's been too little heard outside of Peru! Secret Stash headed to Lima in March of 2010 ... read more CD
(Comes in a straight up beautiful wooden box – one of the most lovingly crafted CD packages we've seen in a long time!)
 
 



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