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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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✨✧ Gipsy KingsGipsy Kings ... LP
Elektra, 1988. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Still great after all these years – maybe more so, given that the buzz on these guys finally died down – and has kept this one out of heavy rotation in coffee shops and cafes! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo DMM pressing. Cover has a hype sticker, cutout notch, promo stamp.)

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Nico Gomez & His Afro Percussion IncRitual (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Omega/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 30.98
Fierce funky grooves from the legendary Nico Gomez – a set cooked up in Europe, but heavy with influences from the other side of the Atlantic – from Havana all the way up to New York! There's definitely a Latin groove to the record – one that's similar to other Gomez productions ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive pressing on red vinyl!)
Also available Ritual (with download) ... LP 25.99

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Nico Gomez & His Afro Percussion IncRitual (with download) ... LP
Omega/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.98
Fierce funky grooves from the legendary Nico Gomez – a set cooked up in Europe, but heavy with influences from the other side of the Atlantic – from Havana all the way up to New York! There's definitely a Latin groove to the record – one that's similar to other Gomez productions ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ritual (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99

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Vicente GomezTokyo Rhapsody ... LP
Decca, 1968. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Traditional Japanese folk songs played in classical Spanish guitar style! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear.)

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Good SamaritansNo Food Without Taste If By Hunger (180 gram orange vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
CBO/Analog Africa (Germany), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99 36.99
A lean little groover from the Nigerian scene – an Edo funk set that's got a vibe that's more stripped-down than most – really focused on the rhythms, with a stark, spare quality that's very different than bigger groups of the decade before! There's almost an influence here going on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition orange vinyl pressing – in a silkscreened cover and with download!)

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Group DouehZayna Jumma ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2010. Used ... $9.99
A fuzzed out guitar and heavy drums anchored set from Group Doueh – fusing traditional Saharan instruments and western rock influences as brilliantly and excitingly as ever on this fourth set of their evolving sound to appear on the vital Sublime Frequencies label! The blazing electric ... read more CD

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Group NSIRoger A Ti Wawa ... LP
Da'N Records/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 39.99
NSI stands for "new sounds from the islands" – and that's definitely what you'll get here from this combo who serve up a fantastic blend of Antilles rhythms and contemporary club funk – all very much in the best spirit of the early zouk movement at the time! There's lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Grupo PanPan (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Souvenir/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
A really burning record from the Venezuelan scene at the height of its musical growth – and an album that seems to echo the blend of Latin and rock styles that were happening on the American west coast at the time – but with a nicely different vibe! Guitars and keyboards come into play ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Guadeloupe ReflexionsUn Jeudi A L'Arawak ... CD
Creole Stream (Japan), 1980. Used ... $24.99 29.99
A totally wonderful bit of jazz from Guadeloupe – recorded with a bit of American inspiration in the instrumentation, but also plenty of local grooves that really help flesh out the sound! The island combo features alto sax, flugelhorn, and plenty of electric piano – used with a freely ... read more CD
(2007 Japanese pressing – includes obi!)

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Guelewar Band Of BanjulWarteef Jigeen ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1981. Used ... $6.99
A wonderful fusion of traditional roots and contemporary funk – handled perfectly by this legendary Gambian band! The groove is unique – with earthy percussion and haunting vocals mixed with more 70s-styled funk instrumentation – but often in a way that's as interested in sonic ... read more CD

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Gyuto Tantric CollegeTibetan Buddhism – Tantras Of Gyuto/Sangwa Dupa ... CD
Nonesuch, 1975. Used ... $4.99
A classic recording of Buddhist chants – from the legendary Gyuto monks! CD
(Late 80s Elektra/Nonesuch pressing.)

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Pepe HabichuelaA Mandeli ... LP
Hannibal, 1983. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed with a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Manos HadjidakisApril '45 ... LP
Peters, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a tiny split in the bottom seam.)

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Manos HadjidakisDancing On Sunday ... LP
United Artists, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $6.99 8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Majoie HajaryLa Passion Selon Judas ... LP
CBS/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 35.99
An incredible bit of global jazz from the French scene at the start of the 70s – one of those really unique records that's beyond easy definition, and which really represents all the cool criss-crossings in styles that were taking place on the Parisian scene at the time! Majole Hajary was ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baligh Hamdi & Magid KhanIndo-Arabic Variations ... LP
Playa Sound/Altercat (Germany), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 32.99
One of the most unusual fusions of styles you're ever likely to hear – as the set has Indian musician Magid Khan playing sitar over a set of Egyptian tunes composed by Baligh Hamdi – all in this amazing criss-crossing of cultural modes! The record features some larger arrangements from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Happy DollsShow Album No 1 ... LP
Beatball (Korea), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 33.99
A very cool quintet of Korean lovelies from the 70s – five gals who could sing sweetly when they wanted, but also hit some funkier sounds on their instruments as well! The Happy Dolls follow strongly in the tradition of earlier Army base acts from the postwar Korean scene – but they've ... (Vocalists, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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HawkAfrican Day (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Parlophone/Lion, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
An incredible concept album from the South African scene of the early 70s – a record that mixes rootsy percussion with plenty of freak and fuzz – all in a style that seems to take UK psychedelic inspirations and forge them into a very unique Johannesburg expression! Acoustic elements ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered pressing of 150 copies!)

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Ibrahim HesnawiFather Of Libyan Reggae ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
One of the most unusual entries in this amazing set of releases from the Habibi Funk label – a set that's definitely what's promised in the title – in that Ibrahim Hesnawi delivers a really unique take on the sound of Kingston! The music is certainly in a rhythm that echoes ... read more CD

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Jimmy HyacintheJimmy Hyacinthe ... LP
Discogram/Return To Analog (Canada), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Jimmy Hyacinthe is posed on the cover like some 70s bluesman, but his music here is much more global overall – plenty of grooves that echo his origins in the Ivory Coast, but handled with qualities that are electric and a bit funky too! The rhythms almost feel Caribbean at times, especially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shin Joong Hyun & Yup JunsShin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns ... CD
Lion, 1974. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A heady set from mid 70s South Korea – the debut album from a mighty edgey little trio! The album's not nearly as psych as some of the other Korean efforts from the period – as the group's got a tight groove on most numbers, with a definite funk influence on the drums and bass – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Shin Joong Hyun & Yup JunsShin Joong Hyun & Yup Juns ... LP
Jigu (South Korea), 1974. Near Mint- ... $199.99
A heady set from mid 70s South Korea – the debut album from a mighty edgey little trio! The album's not nearly as psych as some of the other Korean efforts from the period – as the group's got a tight groove on most numbers, with a definite funk influence on the drums and bass – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Third pressing of the record, from the 80s – matrix JLS 891.)

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Ras IleyKing Of The Stage ... LP
WIRL (Barbados), 1993. Very Good+ ... $2.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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ImarhanAboogi ... LP
City Slang, 2022. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited EU pressing on blue vinyl, still sealed with hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Imperial Tropical FiestaFestac – Souvenir ... LP
Odion Limited (Nigeria), Late 1970s. Very Good+ ... $78.99
Features the long tracks "Negritude", "Aziza", "Nigeria Happy Festac", and "Kota Ngbanga". LP, Vinyl record album
(A great copy – with inner sleeve too!)

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Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffalosAfrican Rock ... LP
Dan/Cinedelic (Italy), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 39.99
Don't think "African rock", think spiritual jazz – as the set's a brilliant blend of the funky styles of Akira Ishikawa and his Count Buffalos combo with some deeper percussive elements that bring a whole new global sound to his music! Ishikawa was already a tremendous talent ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffalosUganda – Dawn Of African Rock (replica box edition) ... LP
Toshiba/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $39.99 44.99
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from Japanese drummer Akira Ishikawa – even wilder than some of his famous funk sessions of the time! The set definitely lives up to its African Rock promise – as it features lots of sparely percussive tracks that build beautifully – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition version in a cool box set package – like the original album!)

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JangaakeStar Number One ... LP
Griot, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $43.99 48.99
Great African grooves, remixed by Bob Blank – with lead vocals, tenor, and flute from Papa Serigne Seck – on titles that include "Para Villas", "Macakki", "Liiti Liiti", and "Geej". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a small cut corner.)

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JaubiDeconstructed Ego ... LP
Astigmatic (Poland), 2022. New Copy ... $25.99 28.99
Spiritual sounds with a global bent – served up here by a group who mix together sarangi, tablas, cajon, guitar, and a bit of kalimba – plus vocals of their own, which are often buried down in the mix a bit, and help created a larger sonic palette rather than stand as more conventional ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bola JohnsonMan No Die ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
A stunning collection of work from Bola Johnson – a key figure on the scene in Lagos in the years before Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade! Johnson's style here really shows Nigerian music at the crossroads – upbeat elements of early highlife informing the rhythms with plenty of lean guitar ... read more CD

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Juan De La CruzHimig Natin ... CD
Vicor (Philippines), 1973. New Copy ... $3.99 14.99
Juan De La Cruz is a band, not a guy – and they're one of the hardest rocking combos of the far east in the early 70s! The trio's propelled strongly by some razor-sharp guitar from Wally Gonzales – a player who stands mightily with some of the biggest British names of a few years ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Orlando Julius with The HeliocentricsJaiyede Afro (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Strut (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 34.99
The first new music we've heard in years from Afro Funk giant Orlando Julius – wonderfully paired here with the always-great Heliocentrics! Orlando's definitely in the lead here – singing, playing tenor, and contributing percussion to the overall groove of the group – which leans ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JulukaStand Your Ground ... LP
Warner, 1984. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch and is bent a bit at the top left corner.)

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✨✧ Juluka/Savuka feat Johnny CleggBest Of Juluka/Savuka ... CD
Universal, Late 1980s/Early 1990s. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Udo JurgensDas Goldene Udo Jurgens Album ... LP
Ariola (Germany), 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the booklet cover, with light wear, some smudges, and lightly bent at the back panel.)

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Remi KabakaSon Of Africa ... LP
Island/BBE (UK), 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 39.99
A really funky set from the UK scene of the 70s – an album that mixes West African roots with some of the hipper elements going on in London at the time – a city where Remi Kabaka had been lending his talents to a variety of different records over the years! The set was issued by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KabasaAfrican Sunset ... CD
Lyncell/BBE (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A sweet Soweto group from the start of the 80s – one who have a nice current of funk in their mix, but who also serve up some well-crafted solos on both guitar and flute! The vocals are often warmly in that more familiar South African style of the period – but the record's nicely ... read more CD

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KadefKadef – Karma, Agape, Discernment, Enactment, & Freedom ... LP
RR Gems (Estonia), 2023. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $38.99 39.99
Wonderful work from a group who are characterized as "improvised Gnawa Jazz Krautrock" – a term we might not normally coin ourselves, but which really seems to fit the spirit of the music! Global elements come into play with a cosmic consciousness, all informed by the structure of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Aleke KanonuAleke (with bonus tracks) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
A really unique project from the end of the 70s – a set that takes some of the Afro Funk energy that was bubbling in West Africa during the decade, then mixes it with some funky jazz touches arranged by the great William S Fischer! The mix of cultures comes out perfectly – with no ... read more CD

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✨✧ Kasai All StarsIn The 7th Moon – Congotronics 3 ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2008. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most compelling entries so far in the all-great Congotronics series – a set of highly percussive work from this unique ensemble! The Kasai All Stars is a collective of members from six other groups – all working here in Konono-like territory that's heavy on distorted rhythms ... read more CD
(Back cover has a light impression.)

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Kamal KeilaMuslims & Christians ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), Early 90s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Really wonderful work from the early 90s scene in Khartoum – sounds that have a much more 70s-styled sound than you might expect! That sound is in keeping with Kamal Keila, who was never a mainstream artist at all – and instead made material like this away from the limelight, which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Leon KeitaLeon Keita ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy ... $34.99 36.99
Late 70s genius from Leon Keita, a Mandingue musician who only recorded a few albums on the scene in Mali, but really helped transform the music at the time! There's an evolution of older modes here that's great – never forced, but this kind of gentle nudge into more complexity in both the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ KeleketlaKeleketla ... CD
Ahead Of Our Time (UK), 2020. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
A really fantastic collaboration between Coldcut and a host of South African musicians – and a set that also features a number of key contributions from the legendary Tony Allen! The record uses the older cutup style that Coldcut first forged on the London scene of the 80s – but has ... read more CD

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Ali Akbar KhanThen & Now ... CD
AMMP, 1955/1994. Used 2CD ... $6.99 8.99
... CD

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Roger WhiteBandit Queen ... CD
Milan, 1994. Used ... $3.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print, BMG direct pressing.)

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Ustad Salamat Ali Khan & Sharafat Ali KhanVoices Of Spheres ... CD
X Dot 25, 1997. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Yogi Shri TR KhannaYoga Youth & Relaxation ... LP
Yoga International, Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $9.99 11.99
(Spoken Word, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Angelique KidjoDjin Djin ... CD
Razor & Tie, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Angelique KidjoSpirit Rising ... CD
Razor & Tie, 2012. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Changwan KimEssay With Guitar ... LP
Dae Seong (South Korea), 1983. Very Good ... $38.99
A haunting Korean album that's very different than you might expect from the cover and the date – a set that has wonderful acoustic guitar work from Changwan Kim, who also sings amidst very echoey production that brings a very moody vibe to the record! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small bump in one corner, but is great overall.)

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Kim TrioRiverside Rendezvous ... LP
Anta/Cobra Rose (South Korea), Mid 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $39.99 44.99
The Kim Trio have a very 70s-styled look on the cover, and come across with a very similar vibe on record – a groovy update of older Korean pop harmony modes, but served up with instrumentation that's heavy on keyboards, and almost gives the group a loungey sort of vibe! The three siblings ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A great pressing – heavy vinyl, gatefold cover, notes in English, and obi!)

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Kiwiro Boys BandVijana Wa Kazi ... LP
EMI/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 30.99
A really joyous album from the Kenyan scene at the end of the 70s – a set that has cascading group vocals even more in the lead than percussion and guitar – yet all delivered with this light, compact style that gives the whole record a really fluid sense of energy! Both presentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ KOGZone 6 – Agege ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness/Pura Vida (France), 2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
The first-ever solo album from Kweku of Ghana – who you've likely heard as KOG on projects with Nubiyan Twist, Onipa, and others – really sounding great here with a colorful vibe that really fits the image on the cover! The rhythms percolate nicely throughout – lean beats mixed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kokolo100 Fevers/Ciento Fiebres ... LP
Peace & Rhythm, 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
Kokolo do a great job of mixing up modes here – but maybe that's no surprise, as producer/singer Ray Lugo's been giving us great work for many many years – the kind of globe-opening grooves that really marks a generation who were raised on equal parts American funk and overseas modes! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Eric KolToday (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Nigerian singer Eric Kol reclines on the cover like a hip American soul singer of the early 80s – and he sounds a fair bit like one too, given the mix of boogie styles on the album! The record's got that lean vibe from the time when Nigerian groups really trimmed down their style from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP pressing – plays at 45 rpm!)

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Erkin KorayMechul – Singles & Rarities ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
A great collection of non-LP material and other rare gems from one of the key figures in the Turkish psychedelic scene – an amazing artist who managed to take rootsy themes and melodies, and mix them with some really heavy duty guitar – all to create a freaky, fuzzy batch of music that ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Mechul – Singles & Rarities ... LP 26.99

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Erkin KorayMechul – Singles & Rarities ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
A great collection of non-LP material and other rare gems from one of the key figures in the Turkish psychedelic scene – an amazing artist who managed to take rootsy themes and melodies, and mix them with some really heavy duty guitar – all to create a freaky, fuzzy batch of music that ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mechul – Singles & Rarities ... CD 15.99

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Igor KornelyukTicket To Ballet ... LP
Melodiya (Russia), 1989. Near Mint- ... $4.99 6.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing. Cover has unglued seams held with clear tape and some ringwear in back.)

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Korni GrupaMiris/Prastanje ... 7-inch
PGP RTS (Yugoslavia), 1975. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $3.99 5.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has light wear and aging in back, with a lightly bent corner, and some pen inside the opening.)

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Edmondy KraterJ'Ai Traverse La Mer ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy ... $28.99 32.99
Wonderful work from Edmondy Krater – an artist whose revival is long overdue! Krater's roots are in Guadeloupe, but he works here in a great fusion of original styles and jazzier elements – the best spirit of the Parisian scene's long legacy of opening new musical doors, supported ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Night Dreamer Direct To Disc Sessions ... LP
Night Dreamer (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $25.99 29.99
The best album in years from Seun Kuti – recorded live in the studio, with no overdubs at all – in a way that really lives up to the best sound of his legacy in music! Tracks are all nice and long, and as spontaneous as they are hard-grooving – a perfect update of older Afro Funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ladysmith Black MambazoBest Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo ... CD
Shanachie, 1980s/1990s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Still sealed, with cutout hole through case and tray card.)

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✨✧ Ladysmith Black MambazoLive At The Royal Albert Hall ... CD
Shanachie, 1999. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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✨✧ Ladysmith Black MambazoLong Walk To Freedom ... CD
Heads Up, 2006. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Ladysmith Black MambazoRaise Your Spirit Higher ... CD
Heads Up, 2004. Used ... $0.99 2.99
... CD

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Ricardo Lemvo & Makina LocaMambo Yo Yo ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ricardo Lemvo & Makina LocaSao Salvador ... CD
Putumayo, 2000. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Bukky LeoObedun – Sweet Soup ... LP
Drift (UK), 2024. New Copy ... $21.99 24.99
The soulful sound of Bukky Leo takes off in all sorts of directions here – served up in a sweet soup of remixes by some great overseas talents! The work has the same Afro Funk vibe as some of Bukky's classic records – complete with his searing tenor work and strong lead vocals – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Les AbranisAmazigh Freedom Rock 1973 to 1983 ... LP
Bongo Joe (Switzerland), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99 31.99
Very cool work from Les Abranis – a group with Algerian roots, but who also had a big influence on the post-colonial scene in France – where their unusual blend of elements was a key bridge between cultures! There's plenty of North African elements in the music, but mixed with 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pat Les StacheSpirit Rides Again/Odeiyolaoo Mambo ... 12-inch
Kojak (Finland), 2012. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
(Soul, Global Grooves) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Yildirim LeventNeverland Fusion (CD & DVD) ... CD
Le Chant Du Monde (France), 2006. Used CD & DVD ... $4.99
... CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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Ary LoboAry Lobo 1958 to 1966 (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $34.99 36.99
Classic raw Brazilian grooves from Ary Lobo – a key force in the development of forro music at the end of the 50s, and an artist who's got a legendary status that's all his own! The rhythms romp along with a great deal of energy – a bit in samba territory, but with some of the rootsier ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ London Afrobeat CollectiveEsengo ... LP
Canopy (UK), 2024. New Copy ... $27.99 32.99
Hard-driving work from this Afrobeat collection – an ensemble who've been working together for over a decade, and whose members hail from more scenes than just London – yet one who also use that city's cross-cultural heritage to really craft their own groove! Vocals are by Juanita Euka ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Baaba MaalRoyal Festival Hall ... CD
Palm, 1999. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El ClavoLoe Loa – Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree ... LP
Olindo (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $20.99 26.99
Earthy vocals and plenty of percussion – a wonderful set of parranda tracks from Betsayda Machado, who works here with a tight combo that really sends her vocals over the top! On her own, Betsayda would be enough – a singer with the expressive qualities of older giants, such as Omara ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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Taj Mahal & Toumani DiabateKulanjan ... CD
Hannibal, 2006. Used ... $2.99
(Blues, Global Grooves) CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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✨✧ Vusi MahlaselaVoice ... CD
Atco, 2003. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)

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Vusi Mahlasela/Norman Zulu/Jive ConnectionFace To Face ... CD
Strut (UK), 2002. New Copy ... $7.99 14.99
A really wonderful collaboration – one that features famous South African singer Vusi Mahlasela working with the Jive Connection combo – a funky Swedish group who backed Mahlasela on many live dates over the years, and who really help his music come across with a lean, classic sort of ... read more CD

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Miriam MakebaMagnificent Miriam Makeba ... LP
Mercury, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A hip little album by Miriam Makeba – part South African soul, part New York hip, with arrangements that recall some of Makeba's later work, bits of Nina Simone, and touches of Uptown soul. Arrangements and backing are by Luchi De Jesus – and Sivuca's actually part of the backing, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Miriam MakebaMany Voices Of Miriam Makeba ... LP
Kapp, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A great album – even if Miriam's not in as many voices as promised by the title! (Who do they think she is – Rich Little?) The recording quality appears to be live – as the tracks have an open jamming style, with Miriam singing in that rich, folksy style of her early years, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Miriam MakebaSangoma Interview ... LP
Warner, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo.)

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Mike MakhalemelePeacemaker ... LP
As Shams/We Are Busy Bodies (Canada), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
Saxophonist Mike Makhalemele is in great company here – blowing these long, soulful lines in a combo that has plenty of mellow grooves – keyboards from Jabu Nkosi and bass from Sipho Gumede – both players who really know how to lay back, open up a groove, and let Mike do all the ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MalavoiShe She ... CD
Tinder, 1996. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork and radio call letters on booklet cover and CD label.)

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Malombo Jazz MakersMalombo Jazz Makers Vol 2 ... LP
Gallo/Strut (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
The image on the cover really gets at the feel of the set – as the instrumentation here features simply percussion, electric guitar, and flute – all used in really inventive, highly rhythmic ways! There's a lilting groove to the set that recalls earlier rhythms from the South African ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Malombo Jazz MakersMalompo Jazz ... LP
Gallotone/Strut (UK), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
A really early experiment in mixing South African styles with jazz – a set that's maybe more strongly on some of Township modes of the years before than a few of the other key modern projects of the time! Instrumentation often has pennywhistle in the lead on solos, used in a way a funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MandukaManduka ... LP
IRT/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Soulful sounds from 70s Chile – and a record that easily rivals some of the best acoustic work from the post-Tropicalia generation in Brazil! Manduka's got a heady sound that's very much in keeping with his image on the cover – a freer sort of approach to the music than the decade ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ayo ManuelAyo Manuel 1983 to 1990 ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1983/1990. New Copy ... $19.99 20.99
A set with a large date range in the title, but one that actually just features work from two different albums, each recorded seven years apart – one in Nigeria, the other cooked up in San Francisco – both working together here as the fantastic but too-small 80s legacy of Ayo Manuel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugh MasekelaUptownship ... LP
BMG, 1989. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, small peeled spot from sticker removal, and is bent at the bottom right corner.)

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✨✧ Souad MassiMesk Elil ... CD
Wrasse, 2005. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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✨✧ Master Musicians Of JoujoukaBoujeloud ... CD
Sub Rosa, Mid 90s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Branko MatajaOver Fields & Mountains (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Numero, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99 27.99
Haunting guitar work from Branko Mataja – a player with roots in Belgrade, but who recorded these tracks while living in California during his later years – all in a mode that's filled with longing for his homeland! The material is pulled from two different albums – one recorded ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On "White Blossom" colored vinyl pressing!)

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Muir MathiesonFire Down Below ... LP
Decca, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99 19.99
A nice mix of straight soundtrack modes and rootsier Caribbean numbers! (Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Matsutake1538 ... LP
BMM (France), 2023. New Copy ... $23.99 29.99
A righteous blend of jazz and elements from the global side of the spectrum – a set that's heavy on the reed talents of Come Rothe, who blows a variety of saxes and clarinet, with added keyboards and electronics from Jeremy Vielle – as the pair work together to open the door for a ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Maxel's 79Kawatcha ... LP
Disques Debs (France), 1979. Very Good+ ... $6.99 18.99
Features the long tracks "Defoulement", "Etre +", "Jouer Biguine La", "Noice", and "La Tete Et Les Jambes". LP, Vinyl record album

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Maxwell Street Klezmer BandSweet Early Years/Zisse Kinder Yorn ... CD
Maxwell Street Klezmer Band, 1992. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Prince Nico MbargaAki Special ... CD
Rounder, 1977. Used ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Getatchew MekuryaEthiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 5 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda/L'Arome (France), 1972. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A special vinyl release of one of the most striking volumes of the legendary Ethiopiques series – a set that focuses on the mad saxophone work of Getachew Makurya! The recordings on this collection are all from 1972 – and they feature the deep-toned Mekurya blowing in a strange and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mendes & MendesMendes & Mendes ... LP
Brandao/Sabura (Portugal), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 39.99
A set that was originally issued in Portugal, but which carries forth a strong quality of Cape Verdean rhythms – which are then inflected with some nice currents of European funk! Instrumentation is electric, with lots of great keyboards and guitar lines – and although the lyrics aren't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hailu MergiaPioneer Works Swing – Live ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 2023. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
A wonderful live set – and one that really reflects the rebirth of a legend! Ethiopian keyboardist Hailu Mergia cut some fantastic records back in the day, but had spent years driving a cab in Washington, DC – before the reissue of some of his older gems led the musician to come back ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ayalew MesfinTewedije Limut (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Mindblowing work from a revolutionary artist – one of the coolest cats on the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – and a singer who could effortlessly blend together American funk with East African elements! The music here definitely echoes some of the Ethio modes of some of Ayalew Mesfin's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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