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

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✨✧ VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 2 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grossoi (Spain), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Hany MehannaMiracles Of The Seven Dances (with bonus download) ... LP
Radio Martiko (Belgium), 1975. New Copy ... $28.99
Hany Mehanna looks like a mighty cool cat standing in front of his Farfisa on the cover of this mid 70s set – and he sounds pretty darn cool on the grooves, too – in an unusual mix of Egyptian instrumentation and more electric modes! The music features lots of older percussion and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ VariousVery Tasty Pachuco Mambo – 1948 to 1953 Guaracha, Jump, Mambo, Swing & Boogie Boogie Pachuco Style ... LP
Pinche (Spain), Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A cool collection of pachuco tracks from the postwar years – and a set that definitely focuses on the jazzier sound of the style! Most of the numbers here were recorded on the LA scene – where sounds from south of the border were mixing with jump blues and jazz in the late 40s – ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 1 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grossoi (Spain), 1950s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD!)

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✨✧ VariousPop Makossa – The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976 to 1984 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
You might know "Soul Makossa" – the worldwide hit by Manu Dibango that was covered by many folks, and sampled heavily in later years too – but this set takes a look at the deeper scene behind that famous groove, through a host of wickedly funky tracks from the late 70s scene ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 20 page booklet, poster & download!)
Also available Pop Makossa – The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976 to 1984 ... CD 22.99

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✨✧ Kondi BandSalone ... LP
Strut (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 23.99
Very cool sounds from a wonderful pairing of sources – the ancient African thumb piano and contemporary funky production – at a level that's almost a 21st Century update of the American 70s kalimba experiments by Phil Cohran and Earth Wind & Fire! There's moments here that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Salone ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ VariousSofrito – Tropical Discotheque ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The debut compilation from Hugo Mendez and the Sofrito collective on Strut – tropical dancefloor grooves from Africa, the Caribbean and South American – featuring Banda Los Hijos De La Nina Luz, Frente Cumbiero, Fair Nick Stars, Victor Uwaifo, "Dany Play", Quantic Y Su ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ EkoFunky Disco Music ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Funky disco music, and a lot more too – all served up in this rare 70s set by Eko Roosevelt from Cameroon! The leadoff track is a long groover that runs for more than 10 minutes in length – and has that mix of modes that you'd often find in some of the Parisian Afro tracks recorded in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaPromise Of A Future ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Classic work from Hugh Masekela – and the album that pushed him over the top! The record features his version of "Grazin In The Grass", a runaway instrumental hit when it was issued – and a sly little groover that was based upon some earlier South African pop melodies that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Oliver De CoqueDestiny (Akalaka) ... LP
Ogene (Nigeria), 1993. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
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(Cover has some edge wear and stains.)

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✨✧ Fela & Africa 70Shakara (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.98
The cover image here really demonstrates the charisma of Fela at his height – dozens of topless women, kneeling around the maestro and spelling out the number 70 – but to us, the music is what really shows the man's power – a bold, progressive statement of the new energy bubbling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Oriol TramviaBestia! ... LP
Edigsa (Spain), 1977. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Includes the insert. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos/Collin WalcottCodona 3 ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... $29.99
The third meeting of this world jazz ensemble, with Colin Walcott of Oregon on sitar, tabla and hammered dulcimer, Don Cherry on trumpet, organ and doussn'gouni and Nana Vasconcelos on berimbau and percussion. All three players have always had a very wide reaching approach to playing, even ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp, Digital sticker, and a small gouge at the bottom of the spine.)

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✨✧ Collin WalcottGrazing Dreams ... LP
ECM, 1977. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of Collin Walcott's compelling mixes of jazz and global elements – served up here with the leader on sitar and tabla, Dom Um Romao on percussion, John Abercrombie on guitars, Palle Danielsson on bass, and Don Cherry on trumpet, wood flute, and Doussn Gouni! Titles include "Song Of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos/Collin WalcottCodona ... LP
ECM, 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A mellow but striking blend of world and jazz styles – featuring Walcott on a variety of Indian instruments, Cherry on trumpet, flute, Doussn'Gouni, and voice, and Vasconcelos on berimbau, cuica, and percussion. Titles include "Codona", "Mumakata", "New Light", ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Jorge FontesFados & Variations ... LP
RCA, 1966. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
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(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 30.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousWelcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 25.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 16 page booklet & download!)
Also available Welcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD 21.99

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✨✧ VariousBoogie Breakdown – South African Synth Disco 1980 to 1984 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 25.98
There's no breakdown to the boogie here – as the album's overflowing with stunning sounds that are right up there with better-known club music from the early 80s – every bit as full of basslines, beats, and keyboards as the best tracks from the American scene of the period, but maybe ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousThose Shocking Shaking Days – Indonesian Hard Psychedelic Progressive Rock & Funk 1970 to 1978 ... 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
 
 



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