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- ... $9.99
(Soul, Global Grooves) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Benis CletinJungle Magic (Sofrito edit)/Money Make Man Mad (Sofrito disco dub) ... 12-inch
Sofrito (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Sofrito edits of Nigerian boogie from Benis Cletin! "Jungle Magic" starts with tripped out, rubbery echoey synth sounds and the title words repeated and repeated before it kicks into full swing with some Afro disco guitar and heavy, heavy bass grooves. The madly percussive "Money ... read more 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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FelaTeacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense (edit)/Look & Laugh (edit) ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1986. Near Mint- ... $16.99
2 80s numbers from Fela, off the Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense album, where he was working with groundbreaking producer Wally Badarou, who gives the keyboard stylings of the Egypt 80 groove the same spacey spooky sound that you'll find in his own work from the time – blending the Afro Funk ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered 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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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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Femi KutiBlackman Know Yourself (Roots rmx, radio, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
MCA, 2000. Near Mint- ... $6.99
One of the best remixes of Femi Kuti's work! This promo only "Roots Remix" has a sweet jazzy vibe – with nicely punctuated drums underneath, and tight horns with a classic Afro Funk sound. The Roots touches give the cut a nice hip hop feel, and the instrumental's nice and sweet! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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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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VariousHaiti Direct EP ... 12-inch
Sofrito (UK), New Copy ... $13.99
A special EP of tracks from the bigger Haiti Direct album – including a few exclusive edits for this package! Haiti Direct really brings the right sort of focus to Haitian music – and uses the Strut Records approach that's been tuned towards African and South American grooves in the ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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VariousSoweto Disco EP – Oh Yeh Soweto/Friday Night Special (Sofrito Vs Kilombo edit)/Highway Sporo Disco (edit) ... 12-inch
Sofrito (UK), Early 80s/2010. New Copy ... $13.99
Soweto disco from the dawn of the 80s – "Oh Yeo Soweto" and "Friday Night Special" by Teaspoon & Waves – the latter a Sofrito Vs Kilombo edit – plus an edited version of Highway Sporo Disco by Nzimande Allstars! Teaspoon & Waves' "Oh Yeh ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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