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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VariousMusic From Saharan Cellphones ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2011. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great set of music that's literally as its title indicates – compiled from the memory cards from cell phone users in the Saharan Desert – not only a fascinating selection of modern West African music, but a bit of a time capsule of modern "connected" musical culture of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMusic From The Mountain Provinces ... LP
Numero, 1988. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Incredible sounds from the mountains of the Philippines – music recorded in the mid 80s, but with a very timeless feel overall! The styles here are unlike anything else we've ever heard – and are certainly light years from the little bit of Philippine pop or rock on record – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy vinyl and cover – and comes with a Folkways-styled set of notes!)

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VariousMusic Of Xinjiang – Kazakh & Uyghur Music Of Central Asia ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2015. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible sounds from Xinjiang – the Chinese prefecture that was also known as East Turkestan – almost all of them coming from the sorts of unique string instruments on the cover! The music here is a stunning blend of rhythmic impulses and melodic explosions – often produced by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNouakchott Wedding Songs ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2015. New Copy ... $15.99
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
(Limited to 1000 copies – with bonus booklet of notes!)

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VariousOut Of Addis (with bonus download) ... LP
Eastern Connection/Paradise Bangkok (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
Contemporary sounds from Ethiopia – a scene that's just as rich today as it was during its much-heralded years of the 70s – when some of the most incredible musicians in the world were making a range of genre-transforming styles! The music here is instantly timeless – still ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Out Of Addis ... CD 10.99

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VariousOutlier – Recordings From Madagascar ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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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VariousPoco Loco In The Coco Vol 3 – Syrian Rock, Puerto Rican Woble Cha, Polynesian Jerk, Chinese Twist, Cuban Jungle Mambo & Mexican Canibals ... LP
University Of Vice (Spain), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
Weird sounds from around the globe – all packaged in a cool collection that's like some of those oddball R&B and rockabilly compilations we love so much! The groove here is much more expansive – with a nice amount of Latin, Middle Eastern, and European styles at play – but ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPomegranates – Persian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
Bright Persian psychedelic pop, funk, soul and boundless grooves from the 60s & 70s – one of the greatest compilations yet from Finders Keepers! Many of the tunes are actually classics of the era's Iranian scene, if wildly fresh and new our ears, while others are quite obscure all around ... 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.)
Also available Rastafari – The Dreads Enter Babylon 1955 to 1983 ... CD 21.99

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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
Also available Senegal 70 – Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased Recordings From The 70s ... CD 21.99

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VariousShanghaan Traditional/Sotho Chant – Music From Africa Vols 1 & 2 ... LP
Nyami Nyami, Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
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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VariousSoul Sok Sega – Sega Sounds From Mauritius 1973 to 1979 (180 gram pressing with CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 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
Also available Soul Sok Sega – Sega Sounds From Mauritius 1973 to 1979 ... CD 13.99

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VariousSound Image: Bahia ... LP
Sound Image, 1977. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Includes the liner notes, but missing photos.)

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VariousSound of Siam Vol 2 – Molam & Luk Thung From Northeast Thailand – 1970 to 1982 (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
Sublime sounds from Siam – a beautiful second volume of Soundway's dig into the regional music of Thailand in the 70s! Most of the work here comes from the glory days of luk thung and molam – genres that often feature some unusual folksy elements mixed with more electric modes – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download. Please note – This copy has som slight shop wear.)

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VariousStudio One Jump Up – The Birth Of A Sound – Jump-Up Jamaican R&B, Jazz, & Early Ska ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
The early 60s roots of the Studio One sound – tight Jamaican R&B, nascent ska and killer tunes galore – on one of the greatest Soul Jazz forays into the Studio One archives in years! All of the tracks on Studio One Jump Up were recorded in the first half of the 60s, and the ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousSwazi Message/Big Band Bash – Music From Africa Vols 3 & 4 ... LP
Nyami Nyami, Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
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 Swazi Message ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTheppabutr Productions – The Man Behind The Molam Sound 1972-1975 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Mid 70s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
A great batch of early 70s grooves from Thailand – all produced by Theppabutr Satirodchompu – and it's one of the best compilations of Thai music we've ever stocked! By focusing on the work of one legendary producer – over the span of just a few years – the set has nicely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(With the woodgrain outer sleeve.)

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VariousThose Shocking Shaking Days – Indonesian Hard Psychedelic Progressive Rock & Funk 1970 to 1978 (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s. New Copy 3 LPs ... $23.99
A truly incredible overview of 70s Indonesian funk, rock and psychedelia infused recordings – and it's beautifully put together, to boot – one of the very best compilations yet from Stones Throw's Now Again branch! There's an undercurrent of funk to most of this material, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card for 64 page booklet & all tracks.)

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VariousWest Indies Funk Vol 2 ... LP
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99
Rare Caribbean funk from the 70s – the second volume of West Indies Funk – once again delivering a stylistically diverse take on the classic funky soul from groups such as The Troubadours, Boo & The Tru Tones, Roosevelt Johnson & His Spice Islanders, The Cassanovas, Blue Rhythm ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWhy The Mountains Are Black – Primeval Greek Village Music 1907 to 1960 ... LP
Third Man, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... $21.99 22.98
It's hard to imagine Greece in the 20th century being described as primeval, but there's definitely a timeless vibe to the music on this collection – all pulled from vintage 78rpm discs that are filled with earthy percussion, exotic reed lines, and some especially nice stringed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Why The Mountains Are Black – Primeval Greek Village Music 1907 to 1960 ... CD 15.99
 
 



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