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Global Grooves — In Stock

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

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Hugh MasekelaMelody Maker ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Sealed ... $7.99
Hats off to Hugh Masekela – one of the few artists who could record for the Casablanca label and never manage to lose his own sense of sound and spirit! The album's a surprisingly great one, filled with the kinds of subtle touches and earthy soul we've always loved in Hugh's music – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner. Still sealed, but shrink is open a bit on one edge.)

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✨✧ Lulu Masilela with the Boyoyo BoysSuper Jive Hits ... CD
Gallo (South Africa), Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Souad MassiMesk Elil ... CD
Wrasse, 2005. Used ... $6.99
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Matona's Afdhal GroupMatona's Afdhal Group ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... $12.99
A beautifully dynamic set from Mohamed Issa Haji – aka Matona – a musician from Zanzibar with a specialty in Taarab, which is an unusual hybrid of African, Arabic, and Indian musical styles! The group here features Matona on oud, vocals, and percussion – illuminated by very ... read more CD

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Daniel MaunickMacumba Quebrada ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
The first-ever full length set we've seen from Daniel Maunick – an artist who you might know from his remix work as Venom, or for his ties to the Incognito universe – given that Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick is his father! Yet the sound here is definitely Daniel's own – ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Macumba Quebrada ... CD 13.99

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Mauskovic Dance BandMauskovic Dance Band ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
The debut album from the Mauskovic Dance Band – a compelling combo who bring together rhythms from around the globe, then fuse them together in a dark and moody sort of way – often with the kind of early 80s elements you might expect to hear from ESG or Quando Quango! The production is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Robert MavounzyGuadeloupe Musique D'Autrefois ... LP
Aux Ondes (Guadeloupe), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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MazouniUn Dandy En Exil – Algerie/France 1969 to 1983 ... CD
Born Bad (France), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $12.99
A fantastic legacy in music from Mohamed Mazouni – an Algerian singer who worked towards political ends during the heady changes of the 60s – and who soon left his native country work over a decade's worth of recording in Paris! The Paris/Arab continuum was stronger than ever after the ... read more CD
Also available Un Dandy En Exil – Algerie/France 1969 to 1983 ... LP 23.99

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MazouniUn Dandy En Exil – Algerie/France 1969 to 1983 ... LP
Born Bad (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
A fantastic legacy in music from Mohamed Mazouni – an Algerian singer who worked towards political ends during the heady changes of the 60s – and who soon left his native country work over a decade's worth of recording in Paris! The Paris/Arab continuum was stronger than ever after the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Un Dandy En Exil – Algerie/France 1969 to 1983 ... CD 12.99

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Kalpana MazumderBhajan ... LP
Ashish, 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some clear tape at the opening.)

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Jacky McKaytenBlack Magic ... LP
Fortuna (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A really unusual record – one that features Yemenite singer Jacky McKayten working with tunes pulled from Bollywood films of the late 70s – all of which makes for a very strange blend between the interesting phrasing of his vocals, and the mix of sitar and tablas on the tunes! Some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MedumoMixing It ... LP
Lauren (Italy), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A lost combo from the South African scene of the 70s – and one who play here with a wonderfully spiritual vibe! The tunes are longish, and open – with some rhythmic currents that fall in the Dollar Brand side of the spectrum, but which are also topped with really tremendous work on ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 70 hand numbered copies.)

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Zeeshan MehdiFloods Of Flute ... LP
Oscar, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has small stickers on front.)

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Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... $19.99 23.98
Maybe the coolest music we've ever heard from Ethiopian keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a late 70s session that has his organ lines sounding even groovier than ever, on some sweet tracks that also bring in a fair bit of funk to the grooves! The style is much more in an Ethiopiques vein than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – with bonus insert of notes!)

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Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Meridian BrothersDonde Estas Maria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
The Meridian Brothers have been making music for quite a few years now – and with each new release, they seem to open up another fresh corner of southern hemisphere sounds, and continue to find a way to weave them together into something quite fresh and unique! Few other folks could navigate ... read more CD

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Meridian BrothersSalvadora Robot (with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99
Amazing sounds from The Meridian Brothers – not a family act at all, but really just a one man operation – yet with a sound that's more than large enough to bring in a whole host of South and Central American influences! Eblis Alvarez uses elements of cumbia, merengue, and other Latin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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✨✧ Kim Jung MiNow ... CD
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A folk funk masterpiece from Korea – sung with breathy brilliance by female singer Kim Jung Mi, and featuring some great fuzzy backgrounds from guitarist Shin Jung Hyun! Although not in English, the record has a very similar feel to some of the hippest British female work of the same period ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Mighty SparrowPussy Cat Party ... LP
Sparrow's Hideaway, 1978. Very Good ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and splitting seams.)

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Mighty SparrowSlave ... CD
National/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A great 60s record from Mighty Sparrow – and the kind of set that shows just how different calypso music could sound when you got away from Harry Belafonte and the hits! The music here is every bit as political and socially conscious as earlier recordings of the genre – but you can ... read more CD
Also available Slave (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Mighty SparrowSlave (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
National/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A great 60s record from Mighty Sparrow – and the kind of set that shows just how different calypso music could sound when you got away from Harry Belafonte and the hits! The music here is every bit as political and socially conscious as earlier recordings of the genre – but you can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Slave ... CD 13.99

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Mighty TurbinesBest Of Mighty Turbines ... LP
Turbine Steel, Mid/Late 70s. Very Good- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Millard Thomas GroupMillard Thomas Group In Music & Songs Of The Caribbean ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $2.99
Arrangements by Johnny Carisi – with backing vocals by The Bey Sisters! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some aging and a split bottom seam.)

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Bala Miller & The Great Music Pirameeds Of AfricaPyramids ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Bala Miller's got a great pan-African group here – one that's more from the western side of the scene, despite the pyramids mentioned in their name – with players hailing from Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon – all coming together in a mighty righteous style! The music is fairly ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lloyd Miller/Press Keys QuartetOriental Jazz ... LP
East West/Now Again, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 25.98
Possibly the greatest album ever from the enigmatic Lloyd Miller – his legendary Oriental Jazz album from the late 60s, and a really wonderful blend of musical modes! Some of the tracks here really stretch out in the Eastern promise of the title – mixing jazz rhythms with santur, oud, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hamlet MinassianArmenian Pop Music ... LP
Numero, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The sound of Tehran right before the Ayatollah took over – and a great reminder of how westernized the Iranian scene was back in the 70s! The record is pure disco all the way through – much groovier than the "pop music" title, and instead awash in quick rhythms and sweet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nati MistralNati Mistral – Album De Oro ... LP
Orfeon (Mexico), 1970s. Near Mint- 3LP ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In an embossed medallion cover, with bent corners and some razor marks.)

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Mdou MoctarIlana – The Creator ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
An album titled after the creator, and a set that's maybe the most spiritual to date from Tuareg guitar genius Mdou Moctar – a record that comes across with a strong sense of focus right from the start, and which seems to have Mdou's guitar sounding even better than ever! The drums are maybe ... read more CD

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Pops MohamedHow Far Have We Come? ... CD
MELT 2000 (UK), 1999. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Yaseen MohamedYaseen & Party ... LP
Mzuri/Afro 7 (Finland), 1960s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Yaseen Mohamed doesn't look like a party animal on the cover – but he really makes some fantastic music with his group – in this unusual blend of percussion, vocals, and cool thin keyboard lines on an unusual 60s instrument! The group also recorded under the name Mac & Party, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 – includes download!)

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Madan Mohan/JaidevLaila Majnu ... LP
EMI/Odeon (India), 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut gatefold cover, with some edge wear, unglued seams, and a piece of clear tape on one seam.)

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Othello MolineauxIt's About Time ... CD
Big World, 1993. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print, punch through booklet.)

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Carlos MontoyaCarlos Montoya ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Carlos MontoyaCarlos Montoya & His Flamenco Guitar ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Carlos MontoyaFlamenco Concert ... LP
RCA, 1964. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Carlos MontoyaFlamenco Direct Vol 1 ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1980. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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Carlos MontoyaFlamenco Guitar ... LP
ABC, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover is lightly stained on the bottom inch.)

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Mariano MoresNew Argentine Tango ... LP
Discos Latin International, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light stains on back.)

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Mohammad Reza MortazaviRitme Jaavdanegi ... LP
Latency (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
A really cool criss-crossing of modes from percussionist Mohammad Reza Mortazavi – a musician who handles a range of older Persian instruments on the set, but also produced the album with a fair bit of echo and effects – so that the acoustic instruments crackle with deeper, more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juan Jose Mosalini, Gustavo Beytelmann & Patrice CaratiniLa Bordona ... CD
Label Bleu (France), 1982. Used ... $5.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Harry MoscoCountry Boy ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Sweet grooves from Harry Mosco – once the leader of The Funkees, but stepping out here with some wicked work from the London scene at the end of the 70s! The album's got a snapping electric vibe – sometimes clubby, but with more of a funk feel overall – thanks to some heavy ... read more CD

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✨✧ Subri Moulin & His Equatorial Rhythm GroupJungle Beat ... LP
RKO Records, 1959. Very Good- ... $9.99
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(Blue label pressing.)

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Nana MouskouriVoice Of Greece (3CD set) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $9.99
A huge amount of early work from Nana Mouskouri – a singer who looked a bit like a librarian, with glasses to match – but who managed to catapult to huge global fame in the 60s and 70s! Part of that fame was due to the fact that Nana was not only a great singer, but also graced with a ... (Vocalists, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ MulatuAfro Latin Soul Vol 2 ... LP
Worthy, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
Rare early work from Mulatu – material recorded in America, in the years before Mulatu returned to his Ethiopian homeland, and really set the scene on fire! The style here is a mix of Latin jazz with some more exotic elements – played by a combo that features Mulatu on vibes, alongside ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulatu And OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
L'Arome/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Mad funk from Ethiopia – classic work by the legendary Mulatu, one of Africa's heaviest artists of the 70s! Mulatu's been kind of a beathead secret for years – as most of his exotic grooves were never issued properly outside of Africa, and have only been the province of collectors who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Minoru Muraoka & New Dimension GroupBamboo ... CD
King/Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
60s jazz meets Japanese bamboo flute – all in a session with a great mix of groovy and exotic touches! The record's a unique meeting of jazz and folkloric elements – done in a style that's a bit like some of the late 60s sessions of this nature on MPS, but a fair bit groovier overall ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Bamboo ... LP 26.99

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Minoru Muraoka & New Dimension GroupBamboo ... LP
King/Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 28.98
60s jazz meets Japanese bamboo flute – all in a session with a great mix of groovy and exotic touches! The record's a unique meeting of jazz and folkloric elements – done in a style that's a bit like some of the late 60s sessions of this nature on MPS, but a fair bit groovier overall ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bamboo ... CD 10.99

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Foday Musa SusoMansa Bendung – Welcome The King ... LP
Flying Fish, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(Cover has a cut corner and some edge wear.)

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. Used ... $6.99
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD

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MustangsWonderful Side Of The Mustangs ... LP
GBI, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
(Soul, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Jean Bosco MwendaJean Bosco Mwenda ... LP
Mississippi, 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
A crucial slice of work from Jean Bosco Mwenda – a South African singer and guitarist that most folks know from famous Hugh Tracey recordings of the 50s, but who's represented here on a range of early 78rpm singles done for his nation's Gallotone label! The style is very stripped-down on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mystique D'AfriqueMaster Of The Forest – High Energy West African Tribal Dance Rhythms ... CD
African Percussion, 1993. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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KV NarayanaswamyDhyanam/Meditation ... LP
Nonesuch, 1969. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Stereo pressing. Cover has light aging and a cutout notch.)

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Pandit Pran NathRagas Of Morning & Night ... LP
Gramavision, 1968. Very Good+ ... $34.99
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(80s pressing. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Ogoya Nengo & The Dodo Women's GroupRang'ala – New Recordings From Siaya County, Kenya (2x10-inch) ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2014. Near Mint- 2x10" Gatefold ... $24.99
Timeless vocal work from Ogoya Nengo and her Dodo Women's group – an Kenyan ensemble with a really creative approach to their work! The dodo style refers to traditional music used for entertainment at weddings and festivals – but the voices have this really complex quality that's way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New York AMEZ Mass ChoirTime Is Running Out – Recorded Live ... LP
Savoy, 1980. Very Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

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Liza NgwaSunshine (with bonus download) ... LP
Nubiphone (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
A really cool little record, and one that's got a lot more going on than just the usual set from an African female singer – as Liza Ngawa's as much a great guitarist as she is a vocalist, and stretches out here in an excellent group with two other guitar players, two keyboards, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 – includes poster & download!)

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Nigeria Fuji MachineSynchro Sound System & Power ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 2018. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
A fantastic set from the contemporary scene in Lagos – a set that's very heavy on percussion, but has a slightly electrical vibe too – almost the same sort of clash of contemporary and classic that we loved in the Congotronics series from a few years back! The approach here is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Night Force & The Tom CatsDance ... LP
Afrosynth (South Africa), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Easy to dance with grooves this great – spare, stark electro rhythms that are heavy on basslines, beats, and keyboards – all with more of an edge than some of the later electro soul from the South African scene! The music is mostly instrumental, but the keyboards provide some mighty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Georges Edouard NouelChodo ... LP
Rebirth On Wax (Netherlands), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A hell of a great little record – an album made by a keyboardist from Martinique, working in a Paris studio in the 70s – with all the wonderful cross-cultural elements you might expect! The music is definitely jazz at the core, and quite spiritual too – but the range of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeySolution ... LP
Sterns, 1984. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Nigerian pressing on Obey. Cover has a sticker near the spine.)

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Ebenezer ObeyEbenezer Obey & His International Brothers (WAP 38) ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1972. Very Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Label has some pen.)

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Ebenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers BandEbenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers Band (WAPS 248) ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1975. Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some pen.)

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Occidental Brothers Dance Band InternationalOccidental Brothers Dance Band International ... CD
Occidental Brothers, 2007. Used ... $4.99
Great instrumental grooves from the Occidental Brothers Dance Band – a combo who take strong inspiration from older African styles, yet fuse the music into their own unique blend! The group's from Chicago, but clearly have an international ear – and they work some really special magic ... read more CD

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OchoOcho 1 ... LP
United Artists, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
The rare first album by Ocho – and a killer batch of Latin tracks that breaks down all definitions of the music! Ocho were a seminal group in the NuYorica scene of the early 70s – blending soul, funk, Latin, jazz, and other styles into a groove that was perhaps a bit too complicated ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Danny Offia & The FriksFunk With Me ... CD
PMG (Austria), Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
An early 80s set from the Lagos scene – and one that's about as far from the Afro Funk sound of the 70s as that city is from New York! Instead of full-on ensemble styles, Danny Offia has this nice lean groove – basslines that bump with a wickedly catchy sound, laced with keyboard solos ... read more CD

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Alogte Oho & His Sounds Of JoyMam Yinne Wa ... LP
Philophon (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
A gospel group, but one with a very groovy vibe – as they hail from Ghana, and mix plenty of soulful elements into their music! Alogte Oho handles the lead vocals, and is backed by a small group of female singers – and while the back/forth approach is rooted in American traditions, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OkonkoloCantos ... CD
Big Crown, 2018. Used ... $4.99
Soulful and spiritual sounds from Yoruban via Brooklyn combo Okonkolo! There's a wonderful sonic range here – with voices, bata drum and coro strngs at the core – often taking flight on Cantos with some really nice additional strings and horns that bring the songs to soaring, sometimes ... read more CD

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Comfort Omoge & And Her Asiko Ikale GroupEni Lobe Ko Jeba ... LP
Afrodisia, 1982. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Bachirou Ayinla Omooyinkanola & His Apala GroupAwa Lamuludun Vol 2 ... LP
Shanu Olu (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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OndatropicaOndatropica (deluxe version – with book, 7 inch, & download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy 3LP Gatefold & 45 ... $31.99
Colombian music, both classic and contemporary – as a group of older all-star players comes into contact with Will "Quantic" Holland! The set's easily one of the most smoking Latin-styled projects we've heard from Quantic so far – recorded in Colombia with work from Fruko, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super-heavy version – with great bonus materials!)

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Ondigui & Bota Tabansi InternationalEwondo Rhythm ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A great combination of Congo grooves and Nigerian 70s – served up here by vocalist Ondigui and his Bota Tabansi ensemble! Ondigui already has a fantastic sound himself – this vocal range and ability to inflect his notes that has the singer cascading up and down the spectrum – in ... read more CD
Also available Ewondo Rhythm (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Ondigui & Bota Tabansi InternationalEwondo Rhythm (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.98
A great combination of Congo grooves and Nigerian 70s – served up here by vocalist Ondigui and his Bota Tabansi ensemble! Ondigui already has a fantastic sound himself – this vocal range and ability to inflect his notes that has the singer cascading up and down the spectrum – in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ewondo Rhythm ... CD 14.99

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One WorldMama & Papa ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1978. Good+ ... $14.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, aging, and tears in the opening.)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A landmark of Afro-centric jazz in the 70s – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the ... read more CD

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Oneness Of JujuEvery Way But Loose (aka Make A Change) ... LP
Sutra/Unidisc, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
The 3rd album by Oneness Of Juju (not counting the lost Bush Brothers & Space Rangers set) – and a great little set that has them changing things up for the dancefloor! The standout number is their classic "Every Way But Loose" – a tune that was so big it was later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OnikeBush Woman (short, long, dub) ... 12-inch
McConnie, Mid 80s. Very Good (pic cover)... $4.99
Co-produced by Fred Wesley – who sings on the record with a young Carleen Anderson! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cut corner, splitting in the bottom seam, and a split spine with clear tape and small stickers.)

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
Zeal Onyia is definitely the trumpet king here – at least of the Nigerian scene in which this album was recorded – as he blows strong solos throughout, and really brings a lot of jazz-based energy to the highlife rhythms! The use of trumpet in a smaller combo mode is really great ... read more CD
Also available Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $24.99 26.98
Zeal Onyia is definitely the trumpet king here – at least of the Nigerian scene in which this album was recorded – as he blows strong solos throughout, and really brings a lot of jazz-based energy to the highlife rhythms! The use of trumpet in a smaller combo mode is really great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD 14.99

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Oby OnyiohaI Want To Feel Your Love ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1981. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Oby Onyioha has a very 80s look on the cover – and the album's got a strong 80s sound, too – almost in the hipper spectrum of underground soul on the New York scene during the post-disco generation! The best cuts are the groovers – like the snapping title cut and a few others, ... read more CD

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Orchestra EthiopiaBlue Nile Group ... LP
Tempo, 1969. Near Mint- ... $49.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed on red vinyl. Cover is lightly bent near the opening.)

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Orchestre Grands MaquisardsOrchestre Grands Maquisards ... LP
African (France), 1976. Near Mint- ... $28.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Orchestre PailloteOrchestre Paillote – Sous La Direction De Traore Keletigu Vol 1 ... LP
Editions Syliphone Conakry (Guinea), 1967. Near Mint- ... $24.99
The group's showing off a sweet array of saxes, trumpet, congas, and guitar on the front cover of this classic Syllart set – and the music here sparkles in the best Afro-Cuban assemblage of all those parts! The music here soars with that 60s West African love of styles from Havana – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Syllart.)

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Cheif Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers InternationalIgakam Ogonogo ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeOsondi Owendi (with bonus download) ... LP
Polydor/Hive Mind (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A Nigerian album issued in the 80s, but one with a spare, solid sound that's instantly timeless – thanks to long tunes that build strongly from basslines and percussion, then layer great guitar and lyrics over the top – but all with this organic flowing vibe that's totally great! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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OsibisaOsibirock ... LP
Warner, 1974. Very Good- ... $6.99
A big crossover hit for Osibisa – a record that has the group softening up their groove slightly from the heady days of the Roger Dean album covers, yet still retaining enough Afro Funk to keep things interesting! If anything, the rhythms here are a bit pan-global – sometimes hard and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Adnan OthmanBershukor – A Retrospective Of Hits By A Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend 1968 to 1971 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
You might not be able to understand the lyrics, but you'll definitely be moved by the instant charm of Malaysian rocker Adnan Othman – a singer who works here in a groovy blend of fuzzy guitar, mod rhythms, and all the other great sounds we love from late 60s French and British tracks of the ... read more CD

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Abdallah Ag OumbadougouAnou Malane – Poesies Et Chansons De La Resistance Touaregs (with bonus download) ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 1995. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A seminal album in the Tuareg scene – a record that was initially issued on cassette in the mid-90s, and circulated in the underground as a bold statement of freedom and power! Abdallah Ag Oumbadougou has a guitar style that's fantastically complex, but instantly moving – tight lines ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Tunji OyelanaTunji Oyelana – A Nigerian Retrospective 1966 to 1979 (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A motherlode of music from the legendary Tunji Oyelana – a key figure in Nigerian music from the late 60s onward – with an influence that's almost as important as Fela's! Tunji's style is pretty darn funky, but different too – almost a pan-African sort of range that encompasses ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download – with three bonus tracks!)

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Eji OyewoleYou & Me ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1985. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Hermanas PadillaCreaciones De Las Hermanas Padilla ... LP
Dimsa (Mexico), 1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Andy Palacio & The Garifuna CollectiveWatina ... CD
Cumbancha, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Faramarz Payvar & EnsemblePersian Heritage – Classical Music Of Iran ... LP
Nonesuch, 1974. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... LP
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99 27.98
A wonderfully hard-to-categorize album from the start of the 80s – a Mexican record that mixes folkloric roots with electronic instrumentation – but all in a way that sounds much more ancient than you'd expect for the time! The fusion of modes here is wonderful – almost at a ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Peru NegroPeru Negro ... LP
Virrey/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99
An Afro-Peruvian classic, and a folkloric set that really gets at the complicated modes of the genre! There's plenty going on here, but always in a relatively organic way – an unusual blend of Spanish-styled guitar, earthy percussion, and vocal passages that evoke styles from island cultures ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Astor PiazzolaLumiere ... LP
Trova, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Gamma. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Geraldo PinoAfro Soco Soul Live ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A blistering batch of live tracks from the amazing Geraldo Pino – super-tight Afro Funk with a groove to rival some of James Brown's funkiest work! Pino clearly takes a lot of cues from The Godfather in the way he leads the band – working with an MC who starts the set and calls him to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Geraldo PinoBoogie Fever ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. Sealed ... $14.99
Late 70s work from Geraldo Pino – the artist who was credited as being one of the first musicians to bring the styles of James Brown to play in West Africa – still grooving hard here at the other end of the decade! The album's got a clubby vibe in parts – the "boogie" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Geraldo Pino & The HeartbeatsLet's Have A Party ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1974. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Let's Have A Party, indeed – as it's hard not to celebrate when a record sounds this great! The album's a boiling batch of Afro Funk numbers from the legendary Geraldo Pino – a key influence on the sound of Fela, and an artist with a sound that's got a bit more James Brown in his ... read more CD
 
 



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