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XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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MandingoPrimeval Rhythm Of Life ... CD
Parlophone/Elemental (Spain), 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
A groundbreaking mix of exotica, Afro Funk, and electric 70s production – the first album from Mandingo – a tight, thumpingly savage barrage of jungle rhythms and sterling electronics! The record's a landmark from the Brit easy scene, but it's also got an amazing funky sound that sets ... read more CD
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Mandinka/FulaniAncient Heart – Mandinka & Fulani Music Of The Gambia ... CD
Axiom/Island, 1990. Used ... $5.99
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Kante Manfila & Sorry BambaClash Mandingue – Manding Dance Music Of The 60s ... CD
Oriki (France), 1960s. New Copy ... $12.99 16.98
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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Thomas MapfumoGwindingwi Rine Shumba ... CD
Water, Late 70s. Used ... $9.99
A revolutionary record from the great Thomas Mapfumo – his second album, recorded with his group Blacks Unlimited – and a record that really masters the sound he was working in at the time – mixing his electric guitar take on the native plucked mbira sound with more soul, funk and ... read more CD
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Thomas MapfumoLion Songs ... CD
Lion Songs, 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. Used ... $6.99
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Thomas MapfumoNdangariro ... CD
Shanachie, 1983. Used ... $2.99
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Thomas MapfumoRise Up ... CD
Real World, 2006. Used ... Just Sold Out!
New work from the Lion Of Zimbabwe – recorded in exile with a sound that's softened somewhat from his earlier work, but still extremely message-oriented and socially conscious! The American recording setting seems to let Mapfumo allow a bit more pan-global rhythms into his music – ... read more CD

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Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks UnlimitedChamunorwa ... CD
Mango, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks UnlimitedMr Music Africa ... CD
Gramma, 1985. Used ... $3.99
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✨✧ Thomas Mapfumo & Wadada Leo SmithDreams & Secrets ... CD
Anonym, 2000. Used ... $9.99
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(Digipack cover has two old stickers. Penmark through barcode.)

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MarizaFado Curvo ... CD
Times Square, 2003. Used ... $5.99
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MarizaFado Em Mim ... CD
Times Square, 2001. Used ... $3.99
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Boban Markovic OrkestarPromise ... CD
Piranha (Germany), 2005. Used ... $4.99
Balkan gypsy brass band. CD

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Hugh MasekelaStill Grazing – The Musical Journey Of Hugh Masekela ... CD
Blue Thumb, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $7.99
A nicely-done overview of the best work of South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela – featuring tracks from his groundbreaking years at the Chisa, Uni, and Blue Thumb labels! The tracks bring together South African rhythms with a buoyant, celebratory approach to soul jazz – cut by ... read more CD
(Out of print. CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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MatataWild River ... CD
President (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $3.99 19.98
Swirling Afro soul from Matana – with lots of African rhythms and heavy percussion laced with some trippy elements from the psychedelic scenes in the US and UK! Matana arrived in London, via their native Kenya in the early 70s – and rather seamlessly blended elements of soul, and on ... read more CD

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Cherif MbawKham Kham ... CD
Detour, 2000. Used ... $2.99
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William McCallum/Bob WorrallPiping Centre 1997 Recital Series Vol 1 ... CD
Temple, 1997. Used ... $3.99
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MebusasBlood Brothers ... CD
Academy, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
Beautiful grooves from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – a set of really unique grooves, and the only-ever album from the enigmatic Mebusas! There's kind of a tripped-out feel to some of these tracks – Afro Funk, but taken left of center from the style of Fela – thanks to some ... read more CD

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Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99 14.98
Maybe the coolest music we've ever heard from Ethiopian keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a late 70s session that has his organ lines sounding even groovier than ever, on some sweet tracks that also bring in a fair bit of funk to the grooves! The style is much more in an Ethiopiques vein than ... read more CD
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Wede Harer Guzo ... LP 18.99
Wede Harer Guzo ... CD 7.99

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Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. Used Gatefold ... $7.99
Maybe the coolest music we've ever heard from Ethiopian keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a late 70s session that has his organ lines sounding even groovier than ever, on some sweet tracks that also bring in a fair bit of funk to the grooves! The style is much more in an Ethiopiques vein than ... read more CD
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Wede Harer Guzo ... CD 11.99
Wede Harer Guzo ... LP 18.99
 
 



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