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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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Brute Force Steel Band/Big Shell Steel Band/Hell'sSteel Bands Of Antigua BWI – Mambos, Sambas, Merinques, Calypsos ... LP
Cook, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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(Yellow label pressing with deep groove and promo ink stamp. Cover has some discoloration from age and small stained spots on back.)

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RD BurmanHare Rama Hare Krishna ... CD
Far Eastern Sunshine (Germany), 1971. New Copy ... $14.99
The mighty RD Burman is at the height of his powers here – crafting a Bollywood soundtrack that has an even moodier, groovier feel than usual – with some currents that even link the music towards some European film score styles of the time! Tracks are shortish, and definitely have the ... read more CD

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BurundiDJ Qbico Plays Burundi ... LP
Private (Italy), Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
Sweet jazzy funk with a few Afro-oriented touches – a lost set of tracks from the early 80s, offered up here in a very limited pressing! The music is a mix of vocal and instrumental tracks – with some lightly-skipping rhythms that are matched by sweet keyboards on a number of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered limited edition of 99 copies.)

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Oguz BuyukberberAra ... CD
AK Muzik (Turkey), 2009. Used ... $5.99

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Michel Camilo & TomatitoSpain Forever ... CD
Verve, 2016. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
The third pairing of pianist Michel Camilo and guitarist Tomatito, and maybe the best so far – as the musicians have gotten past the initial idea of their collaboration and criss-crossing of jazz and flamenco modes – and instead seem to have moved off into a special space that's all ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Rodrigo CamposConversas Com Toshiro ... CD
Canal (Brazil), 2016. New Copy ... $16.99
A completely beautiful set from contemporary Brazil – and a record that, like some of our favorite classics from that scene, has a mindblowing vibe and a sound that's completely beyond any sort of easy description! Rodrigo Campos has a way of weaving acoustic and electric elements together ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Conversas Com Toshiro (180 gram pressing) ... LP 56.99

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Rodrigo CamposConversas Com Toshiro (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Goma Gringa (Brazil), 2016. New Copy 2 LPs ... $56.99
A completely beautiful set from contemporary Brazil – and a record that, like some of our favorite classics from that scene, has a mindblowing vibe and a sound that's completely beyond any sort of easy description! Rodrigo Campos has a way of weaving acoustic and electric elements together ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered pressing of 300 copies!)
Also available Conversas Com Toshiro ... CD 16.99

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CarthagoAlech (vocal, instrumental)/Hanen (vocal, instrumental) ... 12-inch
Habibi Funk (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover)... $16.99
Rare Tunisian disco from Carthago – a pair of storming dancefloor soul numbers recorded in Paris at the end of the 70s – backed by previously unreleased instumental versions! The group has a deep understanding of classic late 70s funky soul here, which you get from the start of "Ale ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Nicely done 12-inch single from Habibi Funk – going the extra mile in great picture sleeve and include an 8-page insert!)

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ChainoEye Of The Spectre (aka Unbridled Passions Of Love's Eerie Spectre) ... LP
Dionysus/Bacchus Archives, 1957. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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✨✧ ChainoJungle Echoes ... LP
Omega, Late 50s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible stuff – and quite possibly the greatest album ever recorded by this enigmatic percussionist! The record features Chaino with his "African Percussion Safari" – not really listed on the notes individually, but (we surmise) most likely a group of studio percussionists. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing on black vinyl.)

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Chief CheckerSounded Original (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Yoruba/Production Dessinee (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $22.99
A really unique hybrid of Jamaican and African grooves – a rare set cut by this Nigerian artist in London, working with help from the Cool Notes! The overall style is definitely reggae, but there's compelling juju qualities in the rhythms – and Chief Checker's lyrical approach and ... read more CD

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Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos/Collin WalcottCodona 2 ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... $16.99
The second album by this wonderful world jazz ensemble – a trio featuring sitar, tabla, and vocals by Colin Wolcott; trumpet, melodica, and percussion by Cherry; and assorted percussion and voice from Nana Vasconcelos. The tracks are mostly atmospheric and exploratory, but work in a style ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos/Collin WalcottCodona 3 ... CD
ECM, 1980. Used ... $11.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Leonardo CiogliaContos ... CD
Quizamba, 2008. Used ... $4.99
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Benis CletinJungle Magic (with bonus download) ... LP
Decca/PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A set that definitely lives up to the promise of its title – as it offers up this magical blend of earthy elements and Afro Funk – all served up in a style that's quite unique! Benis Cletin has a massive bassist on the set – who creates these pulsating lines that are strongly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Confidential Club OrchestraGoombay Carnival Vol 3 (7 inch EP) ... 7-inch
MGM, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Cool KnightsBana Mulenga ... LP
Private (Italy), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
Quite an obscure group from the Zambian scene of the 70s – and one who've got a vibe that's maybe a bit more soulful than some of their better-known Zamrock contemporaries! The octet have a great way of trading voices back and forth with their grooves – in a mode that's almost South ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered limited edition of 65!)

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Oliver De CoqueDestiny (Akalaka) ... LP
Ogene (Nigeria), 1993. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Oliver De Coque & His Expo 76My Woman ... LP
Ogene (Nigeria), 1986. Very Good+ ... $39.99
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Michel Cornaire & Orch Les Perles Noires Du BeninAmanicer/Revolution Baba ... 7-inch
Voix Africaine (Benin), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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