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New BatsumiMoving Along ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $31.99
One of the rare few albums cut by this legendary South African group of the 70s – a set that's still got all the jazzy inflections of their previous records, but which also brings in a bit more soul and funk as well! The ensemble are wonderfully tight, but still have a sense of looseness ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New KS Chithra with IlaiyaraajaKS Chithra with Ilaiyaraaja ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 80s-Early 90s. Used ... $9.99
Sprightly, modernist Kollywood pop from the mid 80s – beautifully sung by KS Chithra, with the boundary-busting sounds and arrangements of Ilaiyaraaja! The songs are wonderful, time-honored regional pop sounds – traditionally-constructed songs blended with some 80s studio touches ... read more CD

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New Michel Cornaire & Orch Les Perles Noires Du BeninAmanicer/Revolution Baba ... 7-inch
Voix Africaine (Benin), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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New Cheick Hamala DiabatePrudence ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2013. Sealed ... $7.99
Afro grooves galore – all taken to rich new territory in the hands of a few contemporary mixers! The set's based around a core track – "Prudence", sung and played by Cheick Hamala Diabate – with great work on ngoni in the lead – a hip stringed instrument that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed, and still includes download card.)

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New Eldorado OrchestraLa Vie/Chitio Bouman Melaye/Assokpe/N'pete Koewoun ... 7-inch
Djima (France), Early 70s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $19.99
7-inch, Vinyl record

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New Fela Anikulapo KutiFela! – Original Broadway Cast Recording ... CD
Knitting Factory/Kalakuta, 2010. Used ... $3.99
Cast recording of the Broadway musical! CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Fela & Africa 70Expensive Sh*t (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.98
A real classic from the great Fela Kuti – a seminal mid 70s record that not only shows his impeccable sense of rhythm, but also his sense of rage as well! The title track – "Expensive Sh_t" – is Fela's answer to the time that he got busted for dope, and was forced to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Fela & Africa 70Upside Down/Fela & Roy Ayers – Music Of Many Colors ... CD
Barclay (France), 1976/1980. Used ... $10.99
Two of Fela's greatest collaborative efforts! Upside Down features Fela & Africa 70, with some guest vocals by Sandra Akane Isidore, a key figure in his political development, and the woman who introduced him to the Black Panthers when he was living in LA at the end of the 60s. The two tracks ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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New GhazalRain ... CD
ECM, 2003. Used ... $7.99
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(Sticker over slipcover barcode.)

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New 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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New Kadri GopalnathGem Tones ... CD
Ace (UK), 2000. Used ... $7.99
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New Hayvanlar AlemiTwisted Souvenirs ... LP
Unrock (Germany), 2014. New Copy ... $25.99
If you think Turkish psychedelia is only a thing of the past, then guess again – because these guys really bring back the classic sound of Arabesk rock – complete with all its best fuzzy touches! The music is fast and free – driven by heavy drums, and cut through by lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 750 copies.)

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New Ofra HazaKirya ... CD
Shanachie, 1992. Used ... $3.99
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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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New 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
Also available Ilectro – Euphoric Electronics & Robotic Funk ... CD 11.99

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New Rikki Ililonga & Musi O TunyaDark Sunrise (2CD set) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
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 CD
Also available Dark Sunrise (2CD set) ... CD 13.99

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New IllapuMultitudes ... CD
EMI (Chile), 1995. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Indica ProjectHorn Ok Please ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1997. Used ... $4.99
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New Ali Akbar KhanJourney ... CD
Triloka/Golden Circle, 1990. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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New King YorubaSunlightsquare ... CD
Sunlightsquare (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $18.99
Way more than just the usual Afro Funk sounds – as King Yoruba mix together a trans-Atlantic blend of styles that includes Latin elements, jazzy bits, and even some 70s soundtrack elements – all wrapped up in a tapestry of grooves that are heavy on acoustic percussion and electric ... read more CD

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New Fela KutiFinding Fela – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $17.99 19.98
The soundtrack to the Finding Fela documentary – a very nicely done set, serving as an excellent compilation of classic Fela and his legendary Nigeria 70, Koola Lobitos, Africa 70 and Egypt 80 groups – plus a bonus, unreleased live track by Femi Kuti and a version of "Zombie" ... read more CD

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New Ladysmith Black MambazoShaka Zulu ... CD
Warner, 1987. Used ... $3.99
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New Al LirvatBiguine Wabap ... LP
Deesse (France), Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(Cover has a bottom seam that is starting to come unglued.)

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New Miriam MakebaMama Africa – The Very Best Of Miriam Makeba ... CD
Manteca (UK), 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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New Patricio Manns/Karaxu/Angel ParraChile – Songs For The Resistance ... LP
Paredon, 1975. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
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(Includes original book. Cellophane has a few small holes.)

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New Hugh MasekelaAmericanization Of Ooga Booga ... LP
MGM, Late 60s. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible stuff from Hugh Masekela – the kind of a record that ties it all together and serves up a whole new sound! The set was recorded in front of a jazz and folk-loving audience at the Village Gate – who gave Hugh the freedom to really unwind in a set of longer tracks that push ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, seam splitting, and a few stains.)

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New Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela Is Alive & Well At The Whisky ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
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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New Xalaat Laay MbuupLamin Gey/Nijaay ... 7-inch
Disques Buur (France), 1975. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $16.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has some wear.)

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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 MulatuAfro Latin Soul ... LP
Worthy, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Pure insanity from the mighty Mulatu – one of his few American albums from the 60s! The record's an incredible blend of New York Latin and some of the more Afro-styled grooves Mulatu explored more freely on his Ethiopian recordings – served up in a jazzy style that has plenty of vibes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 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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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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New King Meissa N'Gom Y Son SextettoGuantanamera/Fatema ... 7-inch
Djima (France), Early 70s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $22.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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New NiyazNine Heavens ... CD
Six Degrees, 2008. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
CD
(Light edgewear to digipack.)

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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 6.99

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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 Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms ... LP
Black Fire, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark of 70s Afro-styled jazz – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the 70s, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Farid OujdiMusique Classique Algerienne – Noubas ... LP
EMI/Pathe Marconi (France), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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New Sohail RanaKhyber Mail ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), 1969. Used ... $11.99
Psychedelic electric keyboard grooves and funky sitar based soundscapes from Sohail Rana – an accomplished Lollywood film music composer who also released some tripped out, groovy and more experimental records back in the day! Khyber Mail is just such a treasure – a great record that ... read more CD
Also available Khyber Mail ... LP 21.99

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New Sohail RanaKhyber Mail ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $21.99
Psychedelic keyboard grooves and funky sitar soundscapes from Sohail Rana – an accomplished Lollywood film music composer who also released some tripped out and more experimental records back in the day! Khyber Mail is just such a treasure – a great record that was funded by EMI ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Khyber Mail ... CD 11.99

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New Ravi ShankarThree Ragas (Capitol) ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The title tells it all – as Ravi delivers three long ragas, with backing on tabla and tamboura. A nice one to plug in and drop out to – with the 28 minute-long "Raga Jog", plus "Raga Simhendra Madhyaman" and "Raga Ahir Bhairav". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 60s stereo pressing!)

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New Skah Shah #1All Generation – Tan Lontant ... LP
Louis, Mid 80s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light ringwear.)

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New Super Diamano De DakarAdama Ndiaye/Madiara Ngone ... 7-inch
Sonafric (France), 1977. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $11.99
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New Imarhan TimbuktuAkal Warled ... CD
Clermont, 2014. Used ... $7.99
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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New U SrinivasRama Sreerama ... CD
Real World, 1994. Used ... $4.99
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New Ahmad ZahirAhmad Zahir Vol 3 – The King of 70s Afghan Pop ... LP
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $9.99
Some of the hippest sounds ever recorded on the Afghan scene – and a great reminder that the nation's got some standout music if you know where to look! The package is the third whopping volume in Pharaway's look at Ahmad Zahir – a charismatic singer who rose to huge fame in the 70s, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousAfrican Gems ... LP
SWP (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
The title gets it right – as the set features a host of ethnographic recordings from late 60s/early 70s Africa – all quite varied in scene and style, which makes for a wonderfully diverse record! One track features a set of balafon players moving together quickly; another has a kende ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousCaribbean Dances (10 inch LP) ... LP
Folkways, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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(Includes original book.)

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New VariousCongo Guitars 1952 & 1957 ... LP
SWP (France), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $19.99
Amazing sounds from the Congo scene of the 50s – as singers here work with their own acoustic guitar for accompaniment, often with additional guitar as well – and usually a glass bottle providing a spare sort of rhythm! The style is quite different than later, more blues-based material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousCongo Traditional 1952 & 1957 ... LP
SWP (France), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $19.99
A set of 50s recordings that are part of the huge legacy of Hugh Tracey – a force as important to the collection of African music as the work of Alan Lomax was to the US! The material here shows a more traditional side of Congolese music of the postwar years – often highly percussive, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousFolk Music Of Norway ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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(Heavy vinyl – and includes the book!)

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New VariousIndian Music Of The Pacific Northwest Coast – Collected & Recorded By Dr Ida Halpern ... LP
Folkways, 1967. Very Good+ 2LP ... $16.99
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(Includes original book.)

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New VariousInstruments & Music Of Bolivia ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Heavy vinyl – and includes the book!)

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New VariousMusic Of Indonesia Series ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1990s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Promotional copy.)

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New VariousThai? Dai! – The Heavier Sound Of The Luk Thung Underground ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $21.99
One of the coolest collections of underground Thai rock we've seen – and it certainly is The Heavier Sound Of the Luk Thung Underground – including a uniquely Thai vision flavored with a Black Sabbath riff, psych makeovers of Thai folklore, and a bunch great tunes that meld Bangkok life ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousWest Indies Funk ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
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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