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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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Daniel Haaksman & OthersBlack Atlantica Edits ... CD
BBE (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A fantastic collection of cross-cultural grooves from Daniel Haaksman – the man who first raised our ears with his excellent Rio Baile Funk Favela Booty Beats compilations – then kept on giving us great music during all the years in between! This set has Haaksman providing his own ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Joni HaastrupWake Up Your Mind ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), 1978. Used Gatefold ... $6.99
Funky funky solo work from Joni Haastrup – an artist who's also known for his work in Monomono, and who sounds equally great on his own! Joni's got this tight approach that wraps together Nigerian grooves of the 70s scene, and some bolder soul star energy that would be right at home in the ... read more CD

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Issam HajaliMouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard ... CD
Habibi Funk (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99
A really mindblowing set of music from late 70s Lebanon – an ambitious blend of jazzy instrumentation, poetic vocals, and larger instrumental impulses – all with this soaring sort of energy that reminds us of some of the more complex Brazilian records of the 70s, or of some of our ... read more CD
Also available Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard ... LP 19.99

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Issam HajaliMouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard ... LP
Habibi Funk (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $19.99 21.98
A really mindblowing set of music from late 70s Lebanon – an ambitious blend of jazzy instrumentation, poetic vocals, and larger instrumental impulses – all with this soaring sort of energy that reminds us of some of the more complex Brazilian records of the 70s, or of some of our ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mouasalat Ila Jacad El Ard ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ John Handy/Ali Akbar KhanRainbow ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99
The second, and lesser-known collaboration between reedman John Handy and sarod player Ali Akbar Khan – and a record that's almost more freewheeling and open-ended than the first! The session's relatively spare – mostly just alto sax, sarod, and violin from L Subramaniam – plus ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Kitsos HarisiadisLament In A Deep Style – 1929 to 1931 ... CD
Third Man, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy ... $7.99 15.00
Clarinet music, but unlike anything else you might have heard before – as Greek musician Kitsos Harisiadis uses the instrument in a style that's quite far from American jazz and swing! Instead, the clarinet here is used on a series of folkloric tunes – music from the northwestern ... read more CD

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✨✧ Joe Harriott/John Mayer Double QuintetIndo-Jazz Fusions ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The best of British modern jazz meets the world of post-colonial music on the London scene – and the result is a groundbreaking blend of cultural styles! Reedman Joe Harriott and his trumpeter Shake Keane both brought a fresh West Indian sensibility to the London scene in the 50s – and ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo. Cover has light aging and a promo sticker.)

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Mickey HartSpirit Into Sound ... CD
Arista, 1999. Used ... $1.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Mickey Hart BandSuperorganism ... CD
360 Degrees, 2013. Used ... $16.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jon HassellAKA/Darbari/Java – Magic Realism ... LP
Editions EG, 1983. Near Mint- ... $39.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Karl Hector & The MalcounsUnstraight Ahead ... CD
Now Again, 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $7.99 17.98
They definitely got the title right on this one – because the group never seems to move in any sort of direct line – instead always tripping around nicely with all these hip little twists and turns! Karl Hector & The Malcouns are the same loose collective of players you'll know ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Unstraight Ahead (with download) ... LP 19.99

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Karl Hector & The MalcounsUnstraight Ahead (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 2014. New Copy 2 LPs ... $19.99 21.98
They definitely got the title right on this one – because the group never seems to move in any sort of direct line – instead always tripping around nicely with all these hip little twists and turns! Karl Hector & The Malcouns are the same loose collective of players you'll know ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)
Also available Unstraight Ahead ... CD 7.99

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Heerlens Percussie EnsembleBiologic Music ... LP
Hot Mule (France), 1986. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A really unusual little album – one that partly embraces a globe's worth of acoustic percussion, partly expresses itself in the minimal percussion legacy after Steve Reich's Drumming, and partly embraces some of the electric/acoustic sounds of the New York downtown scene of the early 80s ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a bonus set of notes, and a download code!)

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Hermanos CalatravaAyer/Hoy ... LP
Vergara (Spain), 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In a gatefold cover with pop-up inside. Cover has clear tape on the bottom seam, some wear, and pen on front.)

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Hrach YacoubianCaucasian Moods (10 inch) ... LP
Capitol, 1950. Very Good ... $29.99
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(Vinyl has a mark that clicks on the last two tracks of side 2.)

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Shin Joong Hyun & OthersBeautiful Rivers And Mountains – The Psychedelic Rock Sound Of South Korea's Shin Joong Hyun 1958 to 1974 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LPs ... $18.99 26.98
An amazing, career-spanning compilation of pioneering psych and earlier material, mixed with more traditional elements of Korean music by Shin Joong Hyun – including his own numbers, great songs with his combos over the years and tunes he wrote for others to sing – from the late 50s to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Abdullah Ibrahim/Dollar BrandReflections ... CD
Black Lion (Germany), 1977. Used ... $4.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Please note this disc has some marks but plays fine. Out of print.)

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IgnitersIgniters Explode ... LP
TSM, Mid 70s. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Igna IgwebuikeBomp ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Sweet funky sounds from east Nigeria, circa 1980 – a great little set that's got a laidback groove, and a style that's clearly learned plenty from the hipper corners of the American funk universe! The approach is a bit like funky club at times, a bit more like some of the larger funk acts of ... read more CD

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Ikebe ShakedownHard Steppin EP ... CD
Colemine, 2009. Used ... $5.99
Hard Steppin funk and Afro steeped grooves from Ikebe Shakedown – solid stuff from the fertile Brooklyn funk scene – blending hard hitting 70s funk & soul with both stateside and African influences and more measured and slow cooking numbers! The group is young and doesn't take the ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ikebe ShakedownIkebe Shakedown (plus download) ... LP
Ubiquity, 2011. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The much anticipated full length debut of Brooklyn Afro Funk and psych soul-influenced combo Ikebe Shakedown – following up their tight, promising EP on the Colemine label with an excellent self-titled set on Ubiquity! One of our favorite things about Ikebe Shakedown's style is the way they ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a code for full MP3 download.)

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Ikebe ShakedownKings Left Behind ... CD
Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
It's hard to imagine these kings being left behind, as the sound of Ikebe Shakedown just keeps getting bolder and more majestic with each new release – a very special strand of deep funk, with a blend of horns that you might find in a more Afro-styled band, mixed with tighter rhythms at the ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Kings Left Behind ... LP 18.99

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Ikebe ShakedownKings Left Behind ... LP
Colemine, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 22.98
It's hard to imagine these kings being left behind, as the sound of Ikebe Shakedown just keeps getting bolder and more majestic with each new release – a very special strand of deep funk, with a blend of horns that you might find in a more Afro-styled band, mixed with tighter rhythms at the ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Kings Left Behind ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Ikenga Super Stars Of AfricaIkenga Super Stars Of Africa (Soul Posters) ... LP
Soul Posters (Nigeria), Mid 70s. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
70s work by the Ikenga Super Stars group – featuring a number of midtempo groovers that have a messed up guitar sound that gives them a nice edge. Side one features the extended "Peace Movement Social Club Of Nigera" track – a long and strange little groover – and side ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(French AIT pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam, center split in the spine, and some wear and aging.)

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Rikki Ililonga & Musi O TunyaDark Sunrise (2CD set) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 18.98
An amazing set that documents the early years of the Zamrock scene – the funk and psych informed Afro Rock pioneered by vocalist and African guitar legend Rikki Ililonga and his group Musi-O-Tunya in Zambia from 1973 to 1976 – and compiled beautifully in this great set from Now ... read more CD

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Ima Edi Obio GroupAse Traditional ... LP
Philips (Nigeria), Mid 70s. Good+ ... $14.99
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(Cover has wear and aging, a bit of pen, and wide clear tape holding the bottom seam. Labels have some pen.)

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Imperial Tiger OrchestraAddis Abeba ... CD
Absinthe/Mental Groove (Switzerland), 2010. Used ... $11.99
A pretty sweet set of classic styled Ethio jazz funk and some contemporary flourishes from the Swiss Imperial Tiger Orchestra! Brilliantly, the group balances traditional Ethio inpspiration with some modern keyboard flourishes – which really just demonstrates the vitality and adaptability of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Imperial Tiger OrchestraMercato ... CD
Absinthe/Mental Groove (Switzerland), 2011. Used ... $12.99
A really strong set of Ethio-styled jazz & funk from Geneva, Switzerland's Imperial Tiger Orchestra – whose earlier Addis Abeba was a promising debut, and this one fully delivers on it! The group takes on some traditional numbers nicely, and deftly work in some spacey bits of keyboards ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Insolito UniVersoLa Candela del Rio ... CD
Olindo (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $7.99
A Venezuelan group, one who are living in Paris – and work here with a criss-crossing of styles that really reflect that global journey! The music definitely has echoes of older Venezuelan styles, but maybe served up in a more impressionistic version – with a dream-like quality at ... read more CD

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✨✧ James Iroha & The MasqueradesWar Against Indiscipline ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1984. Fair ... $8.99
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(Cover has some wear and minor peeling with wide clear tape along the top and bottom seams.)

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Ben JaggaHold On Pretty Woman (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 29.99
Tight Nigerian boogie from Ben Jagga – done with a lean groove that really represents the change in styles during the 80s, while still holding onto modes that reference some of the funk from before! Ben's got this bright style of singing, and at times the record almost has a Caribbean vibe ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nima JanmohammadiKiss Belongs To Nobody – Persian Classical Music ... CD
A-Side, 2017. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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✨✧ Alain Jean-MarieComplete Biguine Reflections – 1992 to 2013 (4CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1990s/2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 4CD ... $19.99 29.99
A wonderful package – one that brings together five excellent albums from pianist Alan Jean-Marie – an important player on the French scene, but one who never full gets his due on this side of the Atlantic! The set begins with Jean-Marie's first album of Biguine Reflections – a ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Berkely Ike JonesNation Building (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A mighty nice set from Berkely Ike Jones – guitarist and one of the founders of the legendary Blo – working here in a groove that's a bit more Afro disco overall, but which still has all the great touches of his previous work! The music's plenty funky, but more in a clubby way than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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JontefKlezmer Music & Yiddish Songs ... CD
ARC, 1995. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Robson JorgeRobson Jorge (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A classic album of 70s soul from Brazil – put together with a warm sunny finish that seems to unify the best modes of Rio and LA at the time! Singer Robson Jorge works here with frequent partner Lincoln Olivetti – and both artists handle plenty of keyboards throughout – lots of ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juaneco Y Su ComboEl Gran Cacique ... LP
Infopesa (Peru), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99
A cornerstone of the classic chica groove in Peru – and one of the albums that put Juaneco and his very groovy combo on the musical map of 70s South America! The tracks are mostly instrumental, and have a fantastically tight blend of percussion, keyboard lines, and electric guitar – ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jungle By NightJungle By Night ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2011. Used ... $18.99
Warm modern Afro-inspired funk & soul from Amsterdam's Jungle By Night – whose promising earlier 45 primed us pretty well – and this self-titled set of live-in-the-studio grooves for Kindred Spirits more than delivers on it! The set is described simply as "highlights from a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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KabasaAfrican Sunset ... CD
Lyncell/BBE (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $9.99 19.99
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
Also available African Sunset ... LP 24.99

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KabasaAfrican Sunset ... LP
Lyncell/BBE (UK), 1982. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 28.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available African Sunset ... CD 9.99

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Pat Kalla & Le Super MojoJongler ... CD
Favorite (France), 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great little album from French singer Pat Kalla – an artist whose "Super Mojo" here is really the genius of producer Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart! The set is a collaboration between Pat and Patchworks – and uses the great vocals of Kalla to bring new focus to the ... read more CD

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Paulson Kalu & His Stars InternationalNwann Ozu Na Awu Ozu Aru ... LP
Philips (Nigeria), 1976. Good ... $19.99
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(Cover has discoloration from age, a small tear in the opening, and a bit of pen on back.)

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Aleke KanonuAleke (with bonus tracks) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. New Copy ... $6.99 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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KapingbdiBorn In The Night – African Jazz/Funk/Rock From Liberia – The Trikont Years ... LP
Trikont/Sonorama (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
Fantastic work from Kapingbdi – a group who hail from Liberia, but who recorded all of these tracks for a label in Germany – all at a level that makes for a wonderfully open, criss-crossing sort of sound! These tracks aren't cleaned up or polished world music for the post-colonial ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Born In The Night – African Jazz/Funk/Rock From Liberia – The Trikont Years (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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KapingbdiBorn In The Night – African Jazz/Funk/Rock From Liberia – The Trikont Years (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trikont/Sonorama (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 20.98
Fantastic work from Kapingbdi – a group who hail from Liberia, but who recorded all of these tracks for a label in Germany – all at a level that makes for a wonderfully open, criss-crossing sort of sound! These tracks aren't cleaned up or polished world music for the post-colonial ... read more CD
Also available Born In The Night – African Jazz/Funk/Rock From Liberia – The Trikont Years ... LP 24.99

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KarantambaNdigal ... CD
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1984. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Never-heard sounds from Karantamba – a rare live performance from the mid 80s, recorded in a small nightclub in Senegal – and featuring a tripped-out group led by Bai Janha – the creative force behind Guelewar and Supreme Eagles! The sound is a lot more psychedelic than most ... read more CD

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Akeeb KareemAmeboism ... LP
Grandstar (Nigeria), 1982. Poor ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition, with extensive heat damage. Cover looks nice on front, but is slightly wavy, with most of the back cover peeled off.)

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Miyuki KawanakaSakaribawatashibune ... LP
Teichiku (Japan), 1983. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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KekeleKinavana ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2006. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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✨✧ KeleketlaKeleketla ... CD
Ahead Of Our Time (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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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✨✧ KeleketlaKeleketla ... LP
Ahead Of Our Time (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Keleketla ... CD 13.99

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Kelenkye BandMoving World (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Emporium/Production Dessinee (Japan), Mid 70s. Used ... $29.99
A wicked bit of funk from Ghana – a record that's as amazing and wonderful as it is rare! The set's one of the best African 70s rarities we've ever heard – filled with massive grooves that offer up a take on funk that's far different than American grooves – but which also comes ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi which has a crease.)

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Kenge KengeIntroducing Kenge Kenge ... CD
World Music Network (UK), 2008. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Renate KernDu Bist Meine Liebe/Kommt Nicht In Frage ... 7-inch
Polydor (Germany), 1965. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has light wear.)

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✨✧ Ali Akbar KhanNorth Indian Master Of The Sarod ... LP
World Pacific, 1964. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Mono pressing. Cover has light edge wear.)

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Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanShahbaaz ... CD
Real World, 1991. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ustad Ali Akbar Khan/Ustad Vilayat KhanMusic Of India – Morning & Evening Ragas ... LP
Angel, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Early international recordings made by these two masters of Indian music. The first half features 50s sides by Ali Akbar Khan – oddly narrated with an introduction on each number by Yehudi Menuhin, then giving way to a much longer instrumental passage that features Khan's amazing work on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Angelique KidjoAye ... CD
Mango, 1994. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Angelique KidjoBlack Ivory Soul ... CD
Columbia, 2002. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Peter KingOmo Lewa ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 21.98
A great one from Nigerian bandleader, composer and multi-instrumentalist Peter King – working in a funkier mode here than on the more jazz and roots based groove of his first record! The highlife sound is still a vital component, but on this one, Peter embraces a harder hitting approach on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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King Bruce & The Black BeatsGolden Highlife Classics ... CD
Retro Afric (UK), 1950s/1960s. Used ... $19.99
Raucous highlife from Ghana! In the late 40s bandleader and trumpeter King Bruce occasionally played in the Tempos, the legendary band led by ET Mensah, and by 1952 he formed the Black Beats to fulfill his own distinct vision, honing a more aggressive and looser take on the style. Although he was ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kyoko KishidaEnka Kokoro No Butai – Ai To Wakare To Furusato No Uta ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1982. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Kyoko KishidaEnka Kokoro No Butai – Sake To Onna No Uta ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1982. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has price sticker remnants.)

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Osamu KitajimaBenzaiten ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
A really unique project from guitarist Osamu Kitajima – a player you might know from his smoother fusion sets at the end of the 70s – but who works here in a very trippy blend of Japanese instrumentation and electric jazz! Kitajima handles a heck of a lot of strings – both ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Osamu KitajimaMasterless Samurai ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
Evocative fusion work from Japanese guitarist Osamu Kitajima – a record that mixes together LA electric with some folksier elements, in the continuing exploration of cross cultural patterns that drifted across Kitajima's work from this time. The album's got a compelling blend of electric and ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Osamu KitajimaOsamu ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
A great mix of modes from Osamu Kitajima – a set that's still got some of the exotic elements of his other material, but which also brings in a stronger fusion component too – mixing Kitajima's work on guitar and koto with plenty of Fender Rhodes and other great electric touches! The ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ KitaroAsia ... LP
Geffen, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(With obi.)

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Sachiko KobayashiTomarigi ... LP
Warner (Japan), 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert and sticker sheets!)

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KOG & The Zongo BrigadeWahala Wahala – Joy From The Struggle ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness/Pura Vida (France), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
Really driving percussion, and some great horns as well – the former served up by KOG, who also delivers some fantastic vocals on the set – the latter from The Zongo Brigade, who work in a great mix of funky rhythms, jazzy horns, and some sweet keyboards too! The set's very different ... read more CD

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✨✧ KokoloMore Consideration ... CD
Full Cut, 2004. Used ... $7.99
Afro Funk is alive and well – thanks to the efforts of Kokolo, one of the best new groups of the genre working today! Kokolo have a sound that completely respects the 70s roots of the Afro Funk sound, yet also play here with a burning style that reminds us a lot of some of the current groups ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kokolo Afrobeat OrchestraFuss & Fight ... CD
Afrokings (UK), 2002. Used ... $9.99
The bold voice of a new Afro Funk ensemble – jamming hard with an intensity that matches recent work by Antibalas or The Daktaris, and which stands proudly in a tradition that runs back to Fela's best work of the 70s! The group's extremely tight, and have a good funky edge – and they've ... read more CD

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Konadu's BandAkom Mu Yehu ... LP
Alau (Nigeria), 1976. Poor ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition, with stains and peeled spots on the labels. Cover consists of the peeled front image crudely attached with tape to a replacement sleeve.)

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Antoinette KonanAntoinette Konan ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1986. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 21.98
A record that offers up a real criss-crossing of sounds and styles – the spare ahoko instrument pictured on the cover, and a host of excellent 80s electro soul elements at the core! The record mixes boogie beat and sweet keyboards with the lovely lead vocals of Antoinette Konan, and her ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Konono No 1Congotronics ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2004. Used ... $4.99
A group with a sound like no other – one that features home-made electronics and amplification, and an array of highly-percussive instrumentation that includes thumb pianos, megaphones, microphones, and old car parts! Konono's been making this music for the past 25 years – working in ... read more CD

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Alhaj Bai Konte, Dembo Konte, & Ma Lamini JobareGambian Griot Kora Duets ... CD
Folkways, 1977. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A beautiful little record – one that features cascading tones from the strings of the kora, mixed with occasional vocal moments too! The album was recorded in Dakar and Brikama in the mid 70s – and is maybe the start of a great run of later sessions that found a way of taking this ... read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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Erkin KorayElektronik Turkuler ... CD
Dogon/World Psychedelia (Korea), 1974. Used ... $16.99
A masterpiece of Turkish psychedelia – and quite possibly the greatest album ever from Turkish psychedelic maestro Erkin Koray – a mad blend of sounds that definitely lives up to its "elektronik" title! Most numbers feature a weird blend of electric guitar and baglama – ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Sarathy KorwarMore Arriving ... CD
Leaf (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
A very different album than the previous effort from drummer/percussionist Saratha Korwar – a lot more political, as you might guess from the title – and a set that has the London musician working with performers from the hip hop scenes in Mumbai and New Delhi! Most of the tunes have a ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available More Arriving ... LP 19.99

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Sarathy KorwarMore Arriving ... LP
Leaf (UK), 2019. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A very different album than the previous effort from drummer/percussionist Saratha Korwar – a lot more political, as you might guess from the title – and a set that has the London musician working with performers from the hip hop scenes in Mumbai and New Delhi! Most of the tunes have a ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small tear at the opening.)
Also available More Arriving ... CD 10.99

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Joe Driscoll & Bassekou KouyateFaya ... CD
Cumbancha, 2014. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Kandia KouyateBiriko ... CD
Syllart (Mali), 2002. Used ... $12.99
Powerful acoustic songs from one of Mali's greatest female singers! Although her career started back in the early 90s, Kandia Kouyate record commercially until 1997 when she recorded a hit duet with Sekouba Bambino Diabate. Biriko is her second album, and its gorgeous mixture of hand percussion, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Zdenka KovacicekZdenka Kovacicek ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... $18.99
Funky sounds from Croatia – presented here with a sweet 70s groove, and some very offbeat vocals throughout! Zdenka Kovacicek has a completely different way of phrasing than most other European singers we've heard – all these weird twists, turns, and sharp little angles that are a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Robert Krestan & Druha TavaRevival ... CD
Monitor, 1992. Used ... $4.99
Czech bluegrass group. (Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Kumapim Royals BandEwiase ... LP
BHM (Ghana), 1982. Very Good- ... $24.99
All tracks arranged by Akwasi Ampofo Adjei, with bass from Maringe! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Kodjovi Kush & Afrospot All StarsLove In Africa ... CD
Chop Time (Netherlands), 2017. Used ... $6.99
A contemporary Afro Funk record, but one with a vibe that makes us feel like we've discovered some lost strand of sound from the 70s! The Afrospot All Stars are wonderfully jazzy – a group who swing their horns more than blast them at times, warmed up by some great Fender Rhodes and very ... read more CD

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Fela KutiFinding Fela – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Knitting Factory, 1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
The soundtrack to the Finding Fela documentary – a very nicely done set, serving as an excellent compilation of classic Fela and his legendary Nigeria 70, Koola Lobitos, Africa 70 and Egypt 80 groups – plus a bonus, unreleased live track by Femi Kuti and a version of "Zombie" ... read more CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Fela Ransome Kuti & His Africa 70Beggar's Song (Orin Alagbe) (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
HMV (Nigeria), 1972. Good ... $39.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with some crackle and surface noise, particularly at the beginning of part 2.)

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Femi KutiAfrica For Africa ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2011. Used ... $6.99
Turns out, it DOES run in the family – a great talent for Afro Funk grooves, with the same deeply soulful elements that made Fela Kuti's music so great back in the 70s! This smoker from Femi was recorded at the legendary Afrodisia studios in Lagos – with a nice degree of edge in the ... read more CD

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Femi KutiShoki Shoki ... CD
Barclay/MCA, 1998. Used ... $5.99
A key album in the 90s revival of Afro Funk – a seminal set from Fela's first famous son! The album's got a really nice edge throughout – and offers a mixture of older Afro Funk modes with some slight contemporary elements – bits of electronics and occasional programmed rhythms, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Night Dreamer Direct To Disc Sessions ... LP
Night Dreamer (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 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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KutimangoesAfrotropism ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
The Kutimangoes keep on refining their groove with each new release – and really open up with a nice sense of variety from the usual Afro Funk mode! The horn section still has a strong role – two saxes, one trombone – but there are also both instrumental and rhythmic shifts from ... read more CD
Also available Afrotropism ... LP 9.99

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KutimangoesAfrotropism ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $9.99
The Kutimangoes keep on refining their groove with each new release – and really open up with a nice sense of variety from the usual Afro Funk mode! The horn section still has a strong role – two saxes, one trombone – but there are also both instrumental and rhythmic shifts from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Afrotropism ... CD 9.99

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La Casa AzulTan Simple Como Amor ... LP
Elefant (Spain), 2003. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small scrape.)

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La YegrosMagnetismo ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2016. Used ... $7.99
A great update of older cumbia modes – served up here in a style that's extremely fresh, and very fitting for the fierce vocal approach of La Yegros! Yegros spends her time between Buenos Aires and Paris, and that global range definitely shows in the music – as she mixes a host of ... read more CD

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Ladysmith Black MambazoWalking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers ... CD
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, 2016. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Lafayette Afro Rock BandSoul Makossa ... LP
As The Record Turns, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Amazing Afro Funk from one of the greatest groups of the genre – The Lafayette Afro Rock Band, a funky ensemble recording in Paris in the early 70s! The group were working in a hotbed of cross-cultural styles – and brought American funk rhythms firmly into play with African influences ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bhappi LahiriZakhmee ... LP
EMI (India), 1974. Very Good- ... $33.99
A great bit of funky Bollywood! Features vocals from Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohammad Rafi, and Bappi Lahiri! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine and bottom seam, a small name in pen, and some other light wear.)

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Don LakaI Wanna Be Myself ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 22.98
The debut solo album from Don Laka – an artist you might know from the huge 80s group Sakhile, but who here steps out as a soul singer on his own – working with a vocal range that's in the higher reaches, and which really fits the contemporary beats and keyboards in the grooves! Laka's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Laz Ekwueme National ChoraleCarols Black & White ... LP
Lene (Nigeria), Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
All acapella choral work from this Lagos group of the late 70s. LP, Vinyl record album

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Le Kene Star De SikassoHodi Hu Yenyan ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from the Mali scene of the 70s – a set that's got lots of unusual rhythmic impulses and vocal inflections – with a style that moves way beyond anything we might have expected! One of the best elements of the record is this really cool use of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lea Y DomingoJalousie ... LP
K-Dance, Early 80s. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, aging, and writing in pen on front & back. Labels have writing in pen.)
 
 



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