Global Grooves — In Stock — LPs

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

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✨✧ VariousTanbou Toujou Lou – Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz, & Electric Folklore From Haiti 1960 to 1981 ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 31.98
Fantastic sounds from Haiti – served up in all the styles promised by the title, and pulled from a mixture of private collections and radio recordings that also document the Haitian diaspora during the nation's years of dictatorship! Yet given the restriction of the government, the cultural ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Collin WalcottGrazing Dreams ... LP
ECM, 1977. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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
(German pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Quantic & Nidia GongoraCurao ... LP
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 21.99
Will "Quantic" Holland has really turned out to be a hell of a fellow – a guy we first fell in love with as a beatmaker, then as a funk artist – and now as one of the few people who can ever mix grooves with global elements and make the whole thing come out sounding right! ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Curao ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Fela & Africa 70Afrodisiac (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.98
A stunner from Fela – a record that really leaps right into the groove right from the very first note – then never lets up at all! Igo Chiko provides some fantastic tenor sax solos on the tunes – and both Tunde Williams and Eddie Faychum serve up some killer trumpet – while ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Manu DibangoAmbassador ... LP
Mango, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A slightly confused effort from Manu Dibango's later years – sessions recorded in Paris, London, New York, and Kingston – which must have cost Island Records a bundle! There's an attempt here to change up Manu's groove a bit – one that brings a fair bit of reggae into the mix in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ 3 Hur-El3 Hur-El ... LP
Diskotur/Guerssen (Spain), 1972. Near Mint- (reissue)... $19.99
The first album by trippy Turkish trio 3 Hur El – a great blend of Eastern sounds and western styles – all coming together with a slightly progressive feel! The instrumentation often includes some heavy basslines underneath lighter lines on acoustic strings – a blend of folksy ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ El TurroneroNew Hondo ... LP
Belter/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1980. New Copy ... $25.99
A funky treasure from the Spanish scene at the end of the 70s – a groundbreaking combination of flamenco roots and upbeat funk and soul! The album's got a groove that grabs you right from the start – almost like some of the tighter sound library funk of the European scenet at the time, ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ TrigalBaila Mi Rumba ... LP
Belter/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1977. New Copy ... $25.99
A totally cool trio from the 70s Spanish scene – one who have Andalusian roots, but work here in a sweet mix of funk and soul! The group trade vocals back and forth in a very cool way – two guys and one gal, really sounding like even more than that as they sing – and the ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Itadi K BonneyInye (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A mighty album of Afro-styled grooves from Itadi K Bonney – an artist you might know from his late 70s album, issued under just his first name – and one who works with a sound that's even hipper here overall! The set was produced right before Bonney left Togo for various political ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 3 – 1976 to 1985 ... LP
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A great look at the farther reaches of AOR during the glory days of the genre – not the oft-played hits that still seem to clutter the radio airwaves all these many decades later – but instead a big batch of underground tracks that serve up all the best modes of the style, but in a ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available AOR Global Sounds Vol 3 – 1976 to 1985 ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Voilaaa (Patchworks)Des Promesses ... LP
Favorite (France), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Fantastic sounds from Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart – served up here in his Voilaaa project, which might well be our favorite of all his many musical enterprises! The groove brings together funky club with some slight touches of 70s Afro Funk – maybe not as much as you'd guess ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Various2nd Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ King Sunny Ade &Sweet Banana ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1986. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some pen.)

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✨✧ Toure KundaNatalia ... LP
Celluloid, 1985. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Pretty great work from Toure Kunda – one of the best of the New Africa acts to record for Celluloid during the 80s! The album's got a bit of electro modernism in the mix, thanks to production by Bill Laswell – and guest keyboards by Bernie Worrell. The overall sound is very tight, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ King Sunny Ade & The New African BeatsAuthority ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1990. Fair ... $3.99
Album features 7 tracks: "Alase Laiye Alase Lorun", "Majo Ronyinroyin", Kile Ni Mo Se", "Opa Ki Ipa Agogo", "KSA Ma Wo Won Loye","Yio Pe Leti Omi" and the side-long "Chief Dr Raymond A Dokpesi". LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition. Cover has heavy edge wear, aging, and some pen.)

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✨✧ Manu DibangoSoul Makossa ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible record – even if it was a worldwide hit! Before this one came out, Manu was a funky sax player grooving away in Cameroun, cutting tight but obscure soulful sides. In 1972, though, he exploded with the track "Soul Makossa" – a choppy hard-riffing number that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is in great shape.)

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✨✧ Bappi Lahiri & Salma AghaKasam Paida Karnewale Ki ... LP
Far Eastern Sunshine (Germany), 1984. Very Good- (reissue)... $8.99
A Bollywood soundtrack from the 80s generation – one that's got a style that definitely matches its decade! Tracks are long, upbeat, and joyous – in the best 70s Bollywood mode – but also feature more keyboards and drum machine rhythms, which creates this moodier quality in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has lightly bent corners.)
Also available Kasam Paida Karnewale Ki ... LP 16.99

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✨✧ Bhagavan DasSwaha ... LP
Amazing Grace, 1974. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
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(Cover has ring & edge wear and splitting on the top seams.)

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✨✧ Bhagavan DasAh ... LP
Bhagavan Das, 1972. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
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(Cover has heavy edge wear and seam splitting.)

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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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