One of the few later recordings by Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath – and one that was done for a major label, and almost marketed as a world music album! Despite that fact, though, the set's still very firmly in McGregor's jazzy mode of the past – yet also certainly touched by ... (Jazz, Global Grooves)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Easily one of the greatest albums recorded by Olatunji in the 60s – a set that's even more hard-driving than his classic records for Columbia, with an incredibly percussive groove all the way through! The group features an assortment of percussionists all driving along with Olatunji – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic session of pounding percussion – quite possibly the most successful entry into this earthy genre that hit the recording scene at the end of the 50s! Babatunde Olatunji is joined here by a great assemblage of players – including Montego Joe and Baba Hawthorne Bey on percussion ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, peeled spots and a bit of pen.)
Stephen Osita Osadebe —
Makojo ... LP Polydor (Nigeria), 1985. Good ...
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(Cover has a small name in pen on both sides and a stain on back.)
Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers International —
Osadebe 75 ... LP Polydor (Nigeria), 1972. Poor ...
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(Cover has moderate wear, pen on the front and wide tape along the spine.)
Woyaya ... LP Decca, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ...
These early Osibisa records always used to be fairly common years back – perhaps because they were always a bit too hippy dippy and loose for the older funk crowd. But now, in today's blunted groove culture, they seem to have found a new appreciation for their trippy Afro funk style, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A very early US release of work by Ravi Shankar – originally part of Columbia's "Adventures In Sound" series, a mixed mood music/world music imprint that offered up some excellent work in its day! The set begins with a compelling "Introduction To Indian Music" – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(2 eye white label pressing.)
Roy Shurland And His Big Bamboo Orchestra —
Big Bamboo ... LP Carib, 1961. Very Good ...
One of the grooviest steel band records you'll ever hear – known for a great version of "Cissy Strut" – nice and funky! Other cuts include "Games People Play", "Put A Little Love In Your Heart", "Spinning Wheel", and "Those Were The ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bombay grooves, but not just the disco promised in the title – as these cuts come mostly from the 80s years of Bollywood, and show Indian funk moving into a great new realm of styles! There's definitely a disco vibe at the core – and as in other scenes, the style stayed current a lot ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
40s field recordings in pre-Castro Cuba – a series of tracks recorded in Havana and more rural locations, all of which document the surviving African traditions in Cuban music! Much of the work here is relatively spare and percussive – done with instrumentation that includes gourd ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great batch of early 70s grooves from Thailand – all produced by Theppabutr Satirodchompu – and it's one of the best compilations of Thai music we've ever stocked! By focusing on the work of one legendary producer – over the span of just a few years – the set has nicely ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album