Global Grooves — In Stock — 12-inch

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




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Black SoulBlack Brothers/Mangous Ye ... 12-inch
Beam Junction, 1976. Very Good- ... $11.99
(Soul, Global Grooves) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Bayo DamazioListen To The Music/Dizzy With Love ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1981. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $16.99
A wicked bit of Nigerian funk from the start of the 80s – served up in a very hip blend of Afro Disco and leaner street soul modes! The groove's got some sweet keyboards alongside the catchy sing-song lyric – very uncomplicated, which really lets the focus stay on the rhythms – ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Very cool package – with a poster attached to the sleeve!)

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First PlanetTop Of The World/I Want To Thank You Baby ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99
Sweet Lagos disco from First Planet – two clubby cuts from the 70s, served up in a mighty special package! "Top Of The World" has this snapping sort of vibe that's like a great post-disco cut from the US – a bit of funk and club mixed together, with very cool processing on ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited pressing – with a bonus poster attached to the sleeve!)

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John Gibbs & US Steel OrchestraTrinidad (disco mix – unissued long version, Hair Stylistics re-edit) ... 12-inch
Jumbo Caribbean Disco/EM (Japan), 1978. New Copy (pic cover)... $18.99
One of the greatest tracks ever from the legendary John Gibbs – the man who brought the steel pans strongly to the dancefloor – thanks to his unique blend of the instrument with disco grooves! The classic "Trinidad" is presented here in a previously unissued version – ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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International Soleil BandTa Lassa (hide & smile edit, orig) ... 12-inch
Soundway (UK), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A sweet 80s groover from International Soleil Band – pulled from a West African scene just about to explode in world music frenzy, but still very much firmly tied to its roots! There's a slight bit of polish here, but mostly on the bassline – which holds the whole cut together nicely, ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Kondi BandBelle Wahallah EP ... 12-inch
Strut (UK), 2016. New Copy (pic cover)... $12.99
The group gets their name from the kondi – a Sierre Leone variation on the African thumb piano, which is used to great effect on these grooves! The cuts have a contemporary electro-Afro sort of rhythm – but also hold onto some older roots in the vocal refrain, and in the use of the ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Eno LouisMove/Hot Love ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1979. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $16.99
"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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Paradise Bangkok Molam International BandLam San Ra (orig, Nick Menasseh version) ... 12-inch
Paradise Bangkok/Studio Lam (UK), 2016. New Copy (pic cover)... $16.99
A great return to form for the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band – stepping out here in a groove that mixes Southeast Asian roots with more contemporary clubby elements – yet all without sounding gimmicky or forced at all! The cut begins with a complicated line played on a ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Togo All StarsWay Out Of Sadness/Ekue ... 12-inch
Kindred Spirits (UK), 2015. New Copy (pic cover)... $9.99
A really classic-styled cut from this great mix of old and young players – a group who definitely bring new energy to the scene in Togo with music this great! "Way Out Of Sadness" is an Afro funk groover, but one that's got this great current of melancholy – as you'd guess ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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