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Mulatu And OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more CD
Also available Ethiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 19.99

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Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
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 CD

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Miki N'DoyeTuki ... CD
ECM (Germany), 2006. Used ... $7.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Youssou N'DourBest Of Yousou N'Dour ... CD
Music Club (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $3.99
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Youssou N'DourYoussou N'Dour & His Friends ... CD
Jade/BMG, 2001. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Nederlands Blazers EnsembleOud? – Live At Concertgebouw Amsterdam (CD & DVD) ... CD
NBE/Vara (Netherlands), 2011. Used CD&DVD ... $2.99
(Out Sound, Global Grooves) CD
(DVD is PAL format. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Bafana NhlapoNgikhumbule Khaya ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A cool criss-crossing of modes – all produced by Bugge Wesseltoft in the usual genre-busting mode of the Jazzland label! The set features South African singer Bafana Issac Nhlapo working with a group of Norwegian musicians – who bring this bouncy, jazz-based style to his vocals – ... read more CD

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✨✧ NicoleRaizes/Roots ... CD
Sound Brush, 2015. Used ... Just Sold Out!

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NoitaregaNoitarega ... CD
Sonifolk (Spain), 1993. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Nomade OrchestraEntreMundos ... CD
Far Out (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $7.99
A second great set from Nomade Orchestra – a Brazilian group who bring a trans-global approach to jazz-based instrumentation – with a resulting sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of! These guys aren't in the usual Brazilian groove, and they're also not like some of the Afro ... read more CD

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NomoInvisible Cities ... CD
Ubiquity, 2009. Used ... $2.99
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
(Includes slipcase.)

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NomoNomo ... CD
Ypsilanti, 2004. Used ... $4.99
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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NovalimaCoba Coba Remixed ... CD
Cumbancha, 2009. Used ... $4.99
Remixed tracks from Novalima's Coba Coba album – put together with an even wider range of global influences than the original record! The group get plenty of overseas help here, especially some key input from London mixers – and many of the grooves are pointed firmly at the dancefloor. ... read more CD
(Appears to be autographed inside the gatefold.)

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Shanta Nurullah's SitarsysSitar Black ... CD
Storywiz, 2017. Used ... $1.99

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OchoOcho 1 (remastered edition) ... CD
West Side Latino/Fania, 1972. Used ... $16.99
The rare first album by Ocho – and a killer batch of Latin tracks that breaks down all definitions of the music! Ocho were a seminal group in the NuYorica scene of the early 70s – blending soul, funk, Latin, jazz, and other styles into a groove that was perhaps a bit too complicated ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Odres De Finibus Terrae ... CD
San Pablo (Spain), 2009. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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Danny Offia & The FriksFunk With Me ... CD
PMG (Austria), Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99
An early 80s set from the Lagos scene – and one that's about as far from the Afro Funk sound of the 70s as that city is from New York! Instead of full-on ensemble styles, Danny Offia has this nice lean groove – basslines that bump with a wickedly catchy sound, laced with keyboard solos ... read more CD
Also available Funk With Me ... LP 22.99

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Oby OnyiohaI Want To Feel Your Love ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1981. New Copy ... $14.99
Oby Onyioha has a very 80s look on the cover – and the album's got a strong 80s sound, too – almost in the hipper spectrum of underground soul on the New York scene during the post-disco generation! The best cuts are the groovers – like the snapping title cut and a few others, ... read more CD

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Mustafa OzkentFunk Anatolian ... CD
Hammer Muzik, 2017. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
The long-overdue return of Mustafa Ozkent – the legendary Turkish guitarist who made some very mad music in the 70s! The style here is a contemporary take on Mustafa's classic records from back in the day – all instrumental, with a heavy focus on his sharp-edged guitar lines – ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Funk Anatolian ... LP 19.99

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Geraldo PinoAfro Soco Soul Live (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Retro Afric/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
A blistering batch of live tracks from the amazing Geraldo Pino – super-tight Afro Funk with a groove to rival some of James Brown's funkiest work! Pino clearly takes a lot of cues from The Godfather in the way he leads the band – working with an MC who starts the set and calls him to ... read more CD

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Geraldo PinoHeavy Heavy Heavy (Let's Have A Party/Afro Soco Soul Live) ... CD
Retro Afric (UK), 1970s. Used ... $19.99
They certainly got the title right on this one – because the groove is heavy heavy heavy, and the set is one of the funkiest African collections we've ever stocked! Geraldo Pino's often credited as the man who inspired part of the Fela sound of the 70s – and Pino was one of the first ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Geraldo Pino & The HeartbeatsLet's Have A Party ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1974. New Copy ... $14.99
Let's Have A Party, indeed – as it's hard not to celebrate when a record sounds this great! The album's a boiling batch of Afro Funk numbers from the legendary Geraldo Pino – a key influence on the sound of Fela, and an artist with a sound that's got a bit more James Brown in his ... read more CD

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Piphat Mai Khaeng Ensemble/Kreung Sai Ensemble/MahRoyal Court Music Of Thailand ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1994. Used ... $4.99
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Professor RhythmBafana Bafana ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Late 80s. New Copy ... $7.99 14.98
Wicked house music grooves from Professor Rhythm – a South African producer from the 80s, but one who rivals some of the New York underground of the time! The work here has a compelling blend of straight-ahead house and Afro-styled inflections – maybe a bit like some of the tracks that ... read more CD
Also available Bafana Bafana (with bonus download) ... LP 15.99

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Psychedelic AliensPsycho African Beat ... CD
Academy, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
A lost chapter from the late 60s/early 70s Ghana scene – a great mix of African rhythms & melodies with the raw grit of garage rock, the heavy groove of funk and soul, the swirling and fuzzed out guitars and organ of psychedelia – the Psycho African Beat of The Psychedelic Aliens! ... read more CD
(Beautiful hardbound book style packaging – with a thick set of and photos and notes by band leader Carl Ricky Telfer!)

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Hajj Abdelkrim Rais & Orquestre de FezMaroc – Musique Andalou Maghrebine ... CD
Ocora/Harmonia Mundi (France), 1988. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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RivermanMystika – Visions Of Africa ... CD
Koch, 2000. Used ... $1.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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James Sanders' Proyecto LibreFreedom ... CD
Amadeo, 2017. Used ... $2.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr release.)

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SarazinoYa Foy ... CD
Cumbancha, 2009. Used ... $0.99

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Sawt Et AtlasDonia ... CD
Small/Sony (France), 1999. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Shabaka & The AncestorsWisdom Of Elders ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A fantastic jazz group from the contemporary South African scene – one who've got a very righteous vibe, and a sound that's maybe even more far-reaching than any jazz we've heard from that scene back in the 60s or 70s! The group's led by Shabaka Hutchings on tenor, but is a very ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Simon Shaheen & QantaraBlue Flame ... CD
Ark 21, 2001. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ravi ShankarIn Hollywood, 1971 ... CD
Northern Spy, 1971. Used 2CD ... $14.99
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Otto SidhartaIndonesian Electronic Music 1979 to 1992 ... CD
Sub Rosa (Belgium), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
Electronic music from a very far-flung source – served up here in a set of vintage recordings by one of the leading experimentalists in Indonesia at the end of the 70s – an artist with a sound that's nicely different than preceding decades of American and European electronic pioneers! ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Jake SolloComing Home ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
Great work from Jake Sollo – an artist who's every bit as tight on the guitar as he is on his vocals – so much so, that there's tracks on the set where Jake seems to let his instrument do all the talking! The album's got a super-sharp sound – recorded in Lagos with lots of ... read more CD

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Omar Sosa & Seckou KeitaTransparent Water ... CD
Ota, 2017. Used ... $7.99

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Dele SosimiIdentity ... CD
Helico (UK), 2008. Used ... $14.99
Killer work from one of the hippest artists on the contemporary Afro Funk scene – Dele Sosimi, who really makes the set sparkle on both vocals and keyboards! There's a groove here that's directly descended from Fela and Tony Allen, but which also has a few of its own elements as well – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Dele SosimiTurbulent Times ... CD
Ekostar (UK), 2002. Used ... $11.99
An incredible set of new Afro Funk work – very much in the best style of current groups, like Antibalas or the Afro Kings – and served up in a very classic style! Dele plays keyboards and sings lead vocals – but the album burns with the strength of the entire ensemble, a tightly-k ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Souljazz OrchestraUnder Burning Skies ... CD
Strut, 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Excellent work from Souljazz Orchestra – a group who've consistently been one of the strongest contemporary Afro Funk ensembles for the past decade or so! There's a richness to the Souljazz approach that sets them apart from other groups that might just be going through the motions – ... read more CD

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✨✧ StimelaUnfinished Story/Fire, Passion, Ecstacy ... CD
Gallo, 1994. Used ... $6.99
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Dr L Subramaniam/Pandit Shivkumar Sharma/Zakir HusSoul Of Tibetan Chant ... CD
Milan, 2001. Used ... $1.99
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Suns Of ArqaRevenge Of The Mosabites (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Rocksteady/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1979. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
Groundbreaking early work from Suns Of Arqua – recorded on the London scene at the end of the 70s, with this amazing blend of instrumental elements from around the globe – but all at a level that's far from the cliches such albums would have in later years! Instead, there's this fresh ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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TaizeAlleluia ... CD
Auvidis, 1988. Used ... $5.99
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TaizeChants De La Priere A Taize ... CD
Auvidis, 1998. Used ... $5.99
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TaizeUbi Caritas ... CD
Auvidis, 1996. Used ... $5.99
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Ebo TaylorTwer Nyame (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Production Dessinee (Japan), Mid 70s. Used ... $14.99
An early gem from Ghana legend Ebo Taylor – a smoking little set with a really hypnotic feel overall! The tracks here are all nice and long – and build energy with kind of a minimal layering of sound – an approach that's different than some of the longer Nigerian jams you might ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Twer Nyame ... LP 16.99

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Pat Thomas & Ebo TaylorSweeter Than Honey – Calypso Mahuno & High Lifes Celebration ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
A special collaboration between these two legends of Ghanian music – one that has singer Pat Thomas working with the grooves of Ebo Taylor – in an effort to reclaim the sound of calypso as an African sound! The album's got an unusual mix of Caribbean modes and Ghanian soul – ... read more CD

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Jo TongoAfrican Funk Experimentals 1968 to 1982 + 2017 ... CD
Africa Seven (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s/2017. New Copy ... $11.99
A great range of grooves from Jo Tongo – an artist from Cameroon who definitely lives up to the "experimentals" nature of this excellent series! Jo's groove is nicely fluid – sometimes with a clubby funk mode that draws a lot from the underground American 12" scene of ... read more CD

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Ali Farka ToureSavane ... CD
Nonesuch/World Circuit, 2006. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sidi ToureToubalbero ... CD
Thrill Jockey, 2018. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A more joyous, upbeat side of Mali blues singer and guitarist Sidi Toure – and maybe his best yet for Thrill Jockey! Backed by a tight group featuring Boubou Diallo on backing vocals, Djadke Traore on guitar, Ousmane Dagnon on n'goni, Baba Traore on bass and Mamadou Kone on drums, Sidi soars ... read more CD
Also available Toubalbero (with download) ... LP 22.99

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TrigalBaila Mi Rumba ... CD
Belter/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Late 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
A totally cool trio from the 70s Spanish scene – one who have Andalusian roots, but work here in a sweet mix of funk and soul! The group trade vocals back and forth in a very cool way – two guys and one gal, really sounding like even more than that as they sing – and the ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Baila Mi Rumba ... LP 16.99

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Trio Tekke & David RoseZivo ... CD
Trio Tekke (Cyprus), 2017. Used ... $4.99
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Tumba FrancesaAfro-Cuban Music From The Roots ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2005. Used ... $6.99
Rootsy Latin grooves from Tumba Francesca La Caridad De Oriente – a century old Cuban group dedicated to the preservation of older styles of music and performance! The set has a really earthy feel – recorded recently in Cuba by Soul Jazz Records, but with a timeless quality that takes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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UmalaliGarifuna Woman's Project ... CD
Cumbancha, 2008. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Umoja707 ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1988. Used ... $5.99
Catchy soul from the South African scene of the 80s – music that's much more different than some of the more world music-oriented exports that were hitting our shores at the time! You might actually be able to play the music of Umoja right next to some of your more familiar American soul of ... read more CD

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✨✧ UxiaFoliada De Marzo ... CD
Punteiro (Spain), 1998. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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Dolores VargasLa Terremoto – Anana Funk Hip – 1970 to 1975 ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
Fierce Spanish funk from the 70s – served up here by the wild female singer Dolores Vargas! The style here is maybe a bit different than what you might be used to if you only know American soul – but there's plenty of heavy basslines, tight horns, and funky drums – all to serve ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Wells FargoWatch Out (CD & hardcover book) ... CD
Now Again, Late 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 19.98
Funky-strutting genius from Wells Fargo – one of the coolest, heaviest acts to come out of the Zimbabwe scene of the 70s – a moment when hard rock and soulful basslines came together brilliantly, to power the raw edge of a handful of groups like this! The music is maybe more late 60s ... read more CD
(Very cool package – a complete 72 page, hardcover book – with loads of notes on the band, and a huge amount of vintage images too!)

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Randy WestonUhuru Afrika/Highlife ... CD
Roulette/Capitol, 1960/1963. Used ... $9.99
Incredible work by Randy Weston – light years ahead of his trio material from just a few years before! The album is one of his most progressive from the early years, and features an extended suite dedicated to the newly-won freedoms of the African Nations – with occasional lyrics by ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Woima CollectiveFrou Frou Rokko ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy ... $7.99
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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Woima CollectiveTezeta ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2010. New Copy ... $7.99
An amazing set of Ethiopian-styled grooves – recorded recently, but with a sound that's right up there with some of our favorite Mulatu albums of the 70s! The group here really know their stuff – and they work in a beautiful blend of bottom-heavy percussion and unique horn phrasings ... read more CD

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XtasyE Je Ka Jo (Let's Dance) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1984. New Copy ... $14.99
Xtasy have a name and a look that feels a lot like some of the mainstream American soul acts of the time – and the sound of this album definitely fits that image too! The grooves are a sweet blend of bumping basslines and keyboards – borrowing strongly from electro soul instrumentation ... read more CD

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Gili YaloGili Yalo ... CD
Dead Sea (Israel), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic debut from Gili Yalo – an important artist on the current Tel Aviv scene, but one with roots in Ethiopia, too – a mix of cultural modes that he works to great effect on this album! The sounds here definitely echo some of the hippest Ethio sounds of the 70s – but the ... read more CD

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Daniel ZamirAmen ... CD
Eighth Note (Israel), 2006. Used ... $4.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrobeat/Brasil ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A killer collection of contemporary Afro Funk work – but all served up from quite a surprising source! The music here is all from Brazil, but also continues that nation's long tradition of sharing roots and culture with the continent across the Atlantic – a legacy that's sometimes been ... read more CD

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... CD
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic collection of funk from the 70s scene in Ivory Coast – music that's every bit as heavy on jazz-based solos as it is on the grooves – with some especially strong sax lines that really give the tunes a lot of soul! The music here is nice and raw, and often very stripped-down ... read more CD
Also available Akwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP 25.99

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VariousAndina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... CD
Tiger's Milk (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Peruvian grooves from the heights of the Andes – but music that also resonates strongly with the hipper Latin styles of the South American scene at the time! These aren't the moody pan flute numbers that were popularized abroad in the 60s – the kinds of records that played big with the ... read more CD
Also available Andina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... LP 28.99

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VariousAngola 60s – 1956 to 1970 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
The first volume of Buda's excellent 5-CD overview of Angolan popular music – kind of a scaled down counterpart to the label's essential Ethiopiques series! Angola was a long-time colony of Portugal so it shouldn't be surprising that much of the music reveals strong traces of Portuguese and ... read more CD

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VariousAnimal Playground – Playful Tracks From Around The World ... CD
Putumayo, 2007. Used ... $1.99
Music from the Wee Hairy Beasties, Asheba, Quartetto Cetra, Guillermo Anderson, the Be Good Tanyas, Gary Rosen, Ze Renato, Les P'tits Loups du Jazz, Samba Salad, Don Spencer, Terri Hendrix, Phil Melancon & Ladysmith Black Mambazo. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAntilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Caribbean ... CD
Fanon (France), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
The French Antilles have been a huge source of influence on the global scene of the past few decades – especially during the big years of the zouk explosion, which opened up the island grooves to a huge global audience! But there's a much richer history of Antilles music that doesn't always ... read more CD
Also available Antilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Carribean ... LP 26.99

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VariousBlack Mirror – Reflections In Global Musics ... CD
Dust To Digital, Late 10s/1920s/1930s/Early 40s/2007. Used ... $7.99
A great collection of early 78rpm material from around the globe! CD

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VariousBresil Instrumental – Solistes Et Virtuoses Bresiliens 1949 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 29.98
A really wonderful survey of Brazilian instrumental modes at mid-century – a set that moves between choro, samba, and early bossa styles – and also opens up into some other genres as well! The focus here is on key instrumentalists – players with a strong ability to improvise and ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD


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✨✧ VariousCaribbean In America – 1915 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 10s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 29.99
Caribbean styles hit the American scene – then get transformed into something completely different in this huge collection of recordings that span styles that include jazz, Latin, R&B, soul, and blues! In some cases, the Caribbean element comes through in the song structure – which ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCoffee – Collection of Nescafe CM ... CD
King (Japan), 1990s/2000s. Used ... $6.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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VariousCompilation Des Disques D'Or De La Chanson Marocaine ... CD
Sigma (France), 1990s. Used ... $6.99
Features music from Zitouni, Trio Afrah, Khadija el Bidawiya, Najm el Farah Essafi, Oulad F'dala, Orchestre Jamal, Hassan Laughatau, and Saif Mohamed. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCrossing The Bridge – Istanbul Hatirasi – The Sound Of Istanbul ... CD
Double Moon (Turkey), 2005. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousCuba In America 1939 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 30s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $19.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of music – 66 tracks that show the huge influence of Cuban rhythms in American music during the mid-century years – presented here in a wider range of styles than you might expect! This isn't just Latin music, made by Cuban cats hitting the New York scene – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousDuomo Sounds Ltd – Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul ... CD
Odion Livingstone (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
Sweet grooves from the Duomo Sounds label – a short-lived Nigerian imprint who cut some mighty funky sounds at the start of the 80s! The title here uses the word "disco", but these cuts have none of the strings and polish of the sounds you'd hear at Studio 54 – as most ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
Ethiopian music from the 70s, but mostly work that's much more rootsy than the sounds you'd hear on the Ethiopiques series – despite the placement of "urban" in the title! Instead, these cuts represent a recorded version of that nation that circulated more widely amongst listeners ... read more CD
Also available Ethiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... LP 23.99

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VariousEthiopiques Vol 5 – Tigrigna Music: Tigray/Eritrea 1970-1975 ... CD
Buda (France), Early/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
One of the oddest and most wonderful volumes in this great series of rare Ethiopian music! Tigrigna Music is sung in the Tigrigna language – which is here interwoved with excellent off-kilter guitar parts, some of them twangy and weird, others tight and folkloric. Underneath the whole thing ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 16 – Asnaqetch Werqu: Lady With The Kyar ... CD
Buda (France), 1974/1976. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Tremendously enigmatic work from Ethiopian singer/musician Asnaqetch Wergu – 70s recordings that feature mostly her thin, reed-like vocals, with instrumental backing by the "krar" – a lute-like instrument of triangular shape, featuring tightly-drawn strings that are plucked in ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 24 – Golden Years Of Modern Ethiopian Music 1969 to 1975 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Mad music from the golden years of Ethiopian Music – and a set that's going to grab you every bit as much as the first few famous volumes of the Ethiopiques series! Like those sets, the collection here is completely fresh – sounds that really blow us away in their unique mix of styles ... read more CD

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VariousFilm Songs Bollywood (3CD set) ... CD
Saregama (India), 2005. Used 3 CDs ... $4.99
... CD
(CDr promotional release with sticker on rear of case.)

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VariousGadjo Dilo – Un Film De Tony Gatlif ... CD
Warner (France), 1998. Used ... $1.99
Music from Mónika Juhasz Miczura & Gipsy Star, Adrian Simionescu & Orchestre Marin Ioan, Rona Hartner, Valentin Rotary & Petre Badea, Orchestre Marin Ioan with Gabi Enescuana, Rona Hartner & Valentina Popescu & more. (Soundtracks, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGumba Fire – Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980s South Africa ... CD
Soundway (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $15.99
Sweet electro grooves from the South African scene of the 80s – funky, soulful sides that are quite different than some of the nation's sounds that were getting bigger global play at the time! The 80s was a time of great worldwide awareness of the political struggles of South Africa and its ... read more CD

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VariousHeavenly Sweetness 2007 to 2017 – 10 Years Of Transcendent Music ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2018. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
A beautiful celebration of the first ten years of Heavenly Sweetness – a fantastic French record label that's not only given us spiritual jazz from giants of the 70s, but also opened our ears to both new sounds from contemporary artists, and a wide array of rhythms from around the globe! All ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Heavenly Sweetness 2007 to 2017 – 10 Years Of Transcendent Music ... LP 26.99

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VariousIndus Raag 2 – Karachi Concerts – Sampler ... CD
Tehzeeb, 2016. Used ... $4.99
17 track sampler CD. CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $29.99
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
(Out of print.)
Also available Legends Of Benin ... LP 23.99

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VariousLullaby For The Moon – Japanese Music For Koto & Shakuhachi ... CD
Hemisphere, 1997. Used ... $1.99
Music from Hozan Yamamoto & Utazumi Kunishige, Tozan Tanno &Tozan Hara, Hozan Yamamoto &Utazumi Kunishige, Tozan Hara, Soyo Nakamura, Reiko Nakamura & Miyoshi Hoshida, Osamu Shimizu & Keiko Matsuo, Kozan Kitahara & Shizuo Aoki & Shinzo Miya. CD

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VariousMolam Thai Country Groove From Isan Vol 2 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $13.99
Hard to believe a genre as obscure as this would yield up enough material for another set – but this second volume's almost even more wonderful than the first! As before, the work here is all molam – a Laotian and Thai folk country music genre, but one with plenty of psychedelic ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMusic Of Indonesia Vol 5 – Betawi & Sundanese Music Of The North Coast Of Java ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1994. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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VariousNuts & Bolts Of Luaka Bop ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2000. Used ... $1.99
7 track sampler from Luaka Bop. Music from Susana Baca, Zap Mama, Los Amigos Invisibles, Os Mutantes, Jim White & Geggy Tah. CD
(Promotional release.)

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VariousOcora – Le Monde Des Musiques Traditionelles/The World Of Traditional Music (6CD set) ... CD
Ocora (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 6CD ... $34.99 39.99
A fantastic overview of sounds from Ocora Records – an imprint that may well be the greatest ethnographic label in the world, with a tremendous legacy of well-recorded music from around the globe! Ocora is an offshoot of Radio France, and always did a top-shelf job, right from the start ... read more CD

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VariousOriginal Sound Of Burkina Faso ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Fantastic sounds from the glory days of the Burkina Faso scene – a time when the country's place at the crossroads of West Africa was helping to create some really amazing music! There's no set style here that defines the groove – as some tracks seem to flow from Nigerian funk, while ... read more CD
Also available Original Sound Of Burkina Faso ... LP 23.99

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VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... read more CD
Also available Original Sound Of Mali ... LP 26.99

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VariousOs Negros Do Rosario ... CD
Lapa Discos (Brazil), 1998. Used ... $4.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... read more CD
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP 23.99

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VariousPop Makossa – The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976 to 1984 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
You might know "Soul Makossa" – the worldwide hit by Manu Dibango that was covered by many folks, and sampled heavily in later years too – but this set takes a look at the deeper scene behind that famous groove, through a host of wickedly funky tracks from the late 70s scene ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPutumayo Presents – A Native American Odyssey – Inuit To Inca ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $3.99
Music from Kashtin, Tudjaat, Andrew Vasquez, Bill Miller, Burning Sky, Jerry Alfred & the Medicine Beat, Jaramar, Binni Gula'za, Marlui Miranda, Los Incas & more. CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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