Global Grooves — In Stock — LPs

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




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✨✧ VariousNon Stop Instrumental Hits – Versions Originales ... LP
EMI (France), 1975. Very Good- ... $4.99
Titles include "El Bimbo" by Bimbo Jet, "Tico Tico" by Magic Merry Band, "Slag Solution" by Buffalos Band, "Diabolic Man" by Diabolic Man, and "Soleado" and "Sweet Summer Love" by Sam Clayton Band. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has unglued seams and a small sticker.)

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VariousNouakchott Wedding Songs ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2015. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Not the sort of music you're likely to hear at your cousin's wedding this summer – and instead, a really enigmatic set of tracks that features cool, flanged-out sounds on the stringed instrument pictured on the cover – which is electrified, and mixed with chanted vocals and crowd noise! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousOutlier – Recordings From Madagascar ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2016. New Copy ... $18.99
Heavenly sounds from Madagascar – mostly music recorded in the southwestern part of the island nation – and mostly done on regional string instruments and percussion! The collection features a variety of different performers, all very well recorded in the field – and the spirit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRastafari – The Dreads Enter Babylon 1955 to 1983 (with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
Way way more than just the usual roots reggae collection – a stunning set that documents the growth of Rastafari ideals in Jamaican music – with examples that range from years before the birth of reggae, through that style's bit growth in the 70s! The set includes this very large ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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VariousRich Medina Presents Jump N Funk (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
BBE (UK), Mid 70s/Late 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 31.99
One of the coolest projects we've heard from Rich Medina in years – a killer compilation that brings together older Afro Funk tracks from the 70s with a big amount of cuts from more contemporary years – all with a blend that pushes the spirit of the continent way out into the cosmos! ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRough Guide To Psychedelic Cumbia (with bonus download) ... LP
Rough Guide, Late 60s. New Copy ... $17.99 19.99
Cumbia sounds get trippy – as a host of Latin American artists picked up the electric guitar in the 60s, and really helped transform the style with some psychedelic touches! Most of these tracks feature cumbia rhythms at the core, but take the music far from its Colombian roots – ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – with bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ VariousSenegal 70 – Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased Recordings From The 70s ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
Sweet sounds from 70s Senegal – a nation whose music was overflowing with Cuban influences at the time – which resulted in this amazing hybrid of Latin and African styles in the rhythms! The collection's one of the best to dip into the Senegalese groove we've ever heard – as it ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousShanghaan Traditional/Sotho Chant – Music From Africa Vols 1 & 2 ... LP
Nyami Nyami, Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
A great reissue of music from a very compelling source – four different albums that circulated under the Music From Africa title – with one main side of full performances, and a flipside that featured shorter segments for play on radio and TV! Side one here features Shanghaan sounds in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSheshwe – Sound Of The Mines ... LP
Rounder, 1988. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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VariousSoul Sok Sega – Sega Sounds From Mauritius 1973 to 1979 (180 gram pressing with CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 29.98
Amazing music you've probably never heard before – all from the tiny island of Mauritius in the 70s, and served up in a stunning mix of funk, blues, and soul! The grooves here are very offbeat – with rhythms that belie the island's location in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar, mixed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSpace Echo – The Mystery Behind The Cosmic Sound Of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed (with download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... $28.99
Extraterrestrial synths and tight, dancefloor-ready grooves from Cabo Verde – compiled here on one the most mindblowing Analog Africa collections in years! The well-detailed, beautiful-illustrated notes (an always welcome feature in Analog Africa set) tells the story of a cargo ship full of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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VariousTake Cover – Zimbabwe Hits ... LP
Shanachie, 1987. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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VariousThai? Dai! – The Heavier Sound Of The Luk Thung Underground ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
One of the coolest collections of underground Thai rock we've seen – and it certainly is The Heavier Sound Of the Luk Thung Underground – including a uniquely Thai vision flavored with a Black Sabbath riff, psych makeovers of Thai folklore, and a bunch great tunes that meld Bangkok life ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousThis Is Kologo Power ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2016. New Copy ... $16.99
Contemporary recordings from Ghana – all featuring the kologo instrument pictured on the cover, but served up here in a nice range of different styles! The strings of the kologo can sometimes have those bluesy tones you might know form other Ghanaian recordings – but a number of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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VariousTraveling Archive – Folk Music From Bengal – Field Recordings From Bangladesh, India, & The Bengali Diaspora ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2014. Near Mint- ... $16.99
The ethnographic recording is alive and well in the hands of Sublime Frequencies – the contemporary imprint that's come to rival older giants like Folkways or Nonesuch for its presentation of sounds from around the globe! This time around, we're taken to local spaces in Bengal – both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousVenezuela 70 – Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth – Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A completely amazing collection of sounds from the 70s scene in Venezuela – a really un-tapped legacy of fantastically creative music – most of it pretty darn groovy, too! Despite the "rock" in the title, the music here is more in a mix of funky jazz and other creative ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Venezuela 70 – Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth – Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s ... CD 19.99

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VariousViva Zimbabwe – Dance Music From Zimbabwe ... LP
Earthworks (UK), 1983. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Original UK pressing.)

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VariousWake Up You Vol 1 – The Rise & Fall Of Nigerian Rock Music 1972 to 1977 (with download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 24.98
The Nigerian scene might be best-remembered as a hotbed of Afro Funk in the 70s – but during the same key stretch, the nation also gave rise to a heady rock underground, too – one that often mix psychedelic inspirations with some of the soul and funk that were coming from the bigger ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a download for the digital booklet of notes and MP3s!)

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VariousWake Up You Vol 2 – The Rise & Fall Of Nigerian Rock Music 1972 to 1977 (2LP set with book & download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $36.99 39.98
It's easy to wake up with grooves this great – a searing back of 70s Afro Rock gems that are also surprisingly funky, too! The tunes here do a wonderful job of mixing psych currents and headier rhythms – a great blend of the burning Afro Funk trends that were happening in Nigeria at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Wake Up You Vol 2 – The Rise & Fall Of Nigerian Rock Music 1972 to 1977 (CD with book) ... CD 21.99

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VariousWomad Talking Book Volume One: An Introduction ... LP
Womad (UK), 1986. Very Good ... $2.99
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