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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Ahmed Abdul-MalikEast Meets West ... LP
RCA, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A brilliant mix of jazz and world music! Abdul-Malik was the legendary bass player from the fifties who mixed straight jazz playing with traditional Middle Eastern rhythms – and although he most famously recorded albums with Monk as a regular bassist, his albums on his own are amazing ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available East Meets West (180 gram pressing) ... LP 10.99

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Ahmed Abdul-MalikEast Meets West (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RCA, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99
A brilliant mix of jazz and world music! Abdul-Malik was the legendary bass player from the fifties who mixed straight jazz playing with traditional Middle Eastern rhythms – and although he most famously recorded albums with Monk as a regular bassist, his albums on his own are amazing ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available East Meets West ... LP 9.99

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her GroupOmi Yale ... LP
Leader (Nigeria), 1980. Good+ ... $9.99
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(Cover has some wear and wide tape along the top seam.)

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModerniserIndia Waka ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1984. Poor ... $6.99
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(NOTE – Vinyl is in POOR condition. Cover has some stains and a chewed corner.)

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsWe Be All Africans (180 gram pressing – with CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $27.99 29.99
Legendary reedman Idris Ackamoor is strongly back in action – working here with a new version of his classic Pyramids group from the 70s – with a groove that's every bit as righteous as their classic albums from back in the day! In truth, Ackamoor has been going strongly over the ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD.)
Also available We Be All Africans ... CD 13.99

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Mustapha Tettey AddyMaster Drummer From Ghana Volume Two ... LP
Tangent (UK), 1980. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)

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King Sunny AdeLet Them Say ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1987. Good+ ... $9.99
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King Sunny AdeMessage ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1981. Fair ... $5.99
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(Cover has some wear and a taped spine.)

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King Sunny AdeSaviour ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1985. Good+ ... $11.99
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(Cover has some wear.)

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsBobby ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good ... $11.99
Like so much of Sunny Ade's work released in Africa, this album has a much less slick approach than those released in the US. The familiar elements of JuJu are all here, gently percolating percussion underneath layers of gently arpeggiated guitars, with some wonderful melodies fluttering over top. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsCheck E ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1981. Fair ... $3.99
A nice side of JuJu from the originator of the Afro-pop style, with layers of gently bubbling guitars and percussion underneath some sweet pentatonic melodies. 8 pieces in all on the African only release, including "Omo Se Koko", "O-Wo-Wo Obele", "Odun Titun" and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear.)

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King Sunny Ade & The New African BeatsJealousy ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1987. Fair ... $1.99
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(Cover has wear and some peeled spots.)

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Prince Gbenga AdeboyeDiscovery ... LP
Ogo Oluwakitan Trading Co (Nigeria), 1991. Good+ ... $9.99
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(Cover has some wear and taped seams.)

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Afro-Haitian Experimental OrchestraAfro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Glitterbeat, 2016. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
A set recorded in Haiti, but one that features lots of heavy drums from the legendary Tony Allen – whose work here does a great job of bridging the sounds of two different cultures! The group here seems to be spearheaded by guitarist Mark Mulholland and keyboardist Olaf Hund – who also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra ... CD 13.99

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Edip AkbayramEdip Akbayram Ve Dostlar – Singles Overview 1974 to 1977 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $25.99
Rare singles from this ultra-cool Turkish singer – including many tracks that are b-sides of vintage 45s, and maybe even trippier than the album material we've heard before! The work was recorded in the mid 70s, but there's much more of a late 60s vibe going on here – from the trippy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AkwassaLa'Ila (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A stunner from the Afro Funk scene of the 70s – and the kind of record that makes us realize just how much greatness there is to discover! Years back, we thought we'd heard all the good cuts from the sub-Saharan continent – but a record like this really makes us sit up and take new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Tony AllenBlack Voices ... LP
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1999. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A seminal set that really put Tony Allen back on top – a record that showed that Allen was way more than just Fela's drummer, or another Afro Funk artist in general – but instead a really free-thinking, deep-concept musician overall! The album comes from key time that Allen spent on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alma Afrobeat EnsembleIt's Time (with download) ... LP
Slow Walk (Spain), 2016. New Copy ... $18.99
Nice one from Barcelona's Alma Afrobeat Ensemble – with some righteous, timeless original tunes by the group – plus some stylistic boundary-busting collaborations with remix producers! The straighter Afrobeat numbers are pretty great – inspired by the legends of the style, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes a download code for a digital version of the album plus additional remixes.)

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Amanar De KidalTumastin ... LP
Mississippi/Sahel Sounds, 2016. New Copy ... $14.99
Great work from one of the darkest groups working on the current Tuareg scene – an ensemble who can vary their tone nicely, and produce a range of emotions and compelling sounds that really make this set stand out from the pack! Sure, there's plenty of offbeat guitar work with lots of snakey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... LP
Academy, 1975. New Copy ... $14.99 22.99
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1500 copies.)
 
 



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