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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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Pat Kalla & Le Super MojoJongler ... CD
Favorite (France), 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
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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✨✧ Gulden KarabocekGulden Karabocek Vol 1 ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really lovely work from Gulden Karabocek – a Turkish singer in the 70s who made some really fantastic music – a cool mix of styles you might know from Arabesk rock, combined with groovier production modes that sometimes make the songs sound nice and funky! Karabocek draws a lot from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gulden KarabocekGulden Karabocek Vol 2 ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really lovely work from Gulden Karabocek – a Turkish singer in the 70s who made some really fantastic music – a cool mix of styles you might know from Arabesk rock, combined with groovier production modes that sometimes make the songs sound nice and funky! Karabocek draws a lot from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Cem KaracaCem Karaca & Kardaslar ... CD
Guerssen (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Fantastic Turkish psychedelia from the 70s – the rare LP from Cem Karaca and his group Kardaslar – with moody melodies and fuzzed out strings, blendded with more traditional Turkish sounds & rhythms! Those rhythms are totally arresting – kind of hinting at funk sometimes in ... read more CD

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Cem KaracaYoksulluk Kader Olamaz ... LP
Turkofon/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99
Cem Karaca is sounding even loftier here than before – mixing in some cool keyboard elements to his music, almost creating a prog-styled sound at times – with a lot more complexity than just a few short years before! His vocals also seem to rise to the setting, too – with all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KassavLive Au Zenith – Se Nou Menm ... CD
Sony (France), 1993. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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KatzenjammersPanatics ... LP
Long View, Early 80s. Very Good ... $43.99
Includes an insane cover of Gary Numan's "Cars"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has bent corners and unglued bottom seam with a torn portion.)

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✨✧ Mamani Keita & Marc MinelliElectro Bamako ... CD
Universal/Palm, 2002. Used ... $3.99
A mixture of world vocals and modern electro jazz – with sounds as diverse and compelling as the Paris scene in which the album was recorded! Mamani Keita's vocals are beautiful – and have an honest earthy quality that provides a striking contrast with the album's use of keyboards, ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Robbert KenyattaKenyatta's Dance – A Tribute To Mom & Dad ... CD
Kenyatta, 2010. Used ... $9.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print original pressing. Booklet appears to be signed by the artist & inscribed to the previous owner.)

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Ghulamhusain Khan & Munir KhanJugalbandi – Duet For Sitar & Sarangi ... LP
Decca, 1968. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Get ready to get blunted! Before trip-hop, there was this sort of stuff floating around for new age beatnuts. Sitar and Sarangi mix with Tabla and Drone on a few extended cuts. Authentic sounds recorded in Northern India, released by Decca for US hipsters. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Ustad Ali Akbar Khan/Ustad Vilayat KhanMusic Of India – Morning & Evening Ragas ... LP
Angel, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
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

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✨✧ Angelique KidjoBlack Ivory Soul ... CD
Columbia, 2002. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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King Eric & His KnightsBa Ma Hit Parade ... LP
Carib, 1960. Very Good- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has mostly split top and bottom seams.)

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Charly KingsonBorn In Africa (with bonus download) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A great little groover by an artist who may have been born in Africa, but who works here on the Munich scene of the 70s – with help from a surprisingly strong jazz lineup that includes Benny Bailey on trumpets, Sal Nistico on tenor, and the mighty Klaus Weiss on drums, keyboards, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Osamu KitajimaBenzaiten ... LP
Antilles/Oom Dooby Dochas (Germany), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Fikret KizilokAnadolu'Yum (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really cool work from Turkish rocker Fikret Kizilok – a collection of early 70s singles that really know how to shake up and mess up the concept of musical genres! The tunes here start in a Turkish folk tradition – with stringed instruments, flute, and percussion that certainly display ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KlezmorimStreets Of Gold ... LP
Arhoolie, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great work from one of the most important groups in the klezmer revival – with a nice Robert Crumb cover too! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sourakata KoiteEn Holland ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1984. New Copy ... $12.99
Wonderfully deft work on the kora from Sourakata Koite – a musician who maybe seems to handle the instrument with an even more fluid, more rhythmic sound than most other players we've heard! The Kora's got many strings – kind of a cross between a harp and a lute – but Koite never ... read more CD
Also available En Holland ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ Sourakata KoiteEn Holland ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Wonderfully deft work on the kora from Sourakata Koite – a musician who maybe seems to handle the instrument with an even more fluid, more rhythmic sound than most other players we've heard! The Kora's got many strings – kind of a cross between a harp and a lute – but Koite never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available En Holland ... CD 12.99

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

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Konkere BeatsYoruba – Songs & Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In Nigeria ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 22.98
A beautiful set of contemporary yoruba recordings – performed by the Konkere Beats group in Nigeria, and with a different vibe than some of the more familiar yoruba material from the Caribbean! The sacred sounds are full of percussion and vocal chants – and have a vibe that's maybe ... read more CD

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Konono No 1Lubuaku ... CD
Terp (Netherlands), 2003. Used ... $3.99
A brilliantly funky and raw live recording by the Congo's great Konono No 1 – taped in Vera, Holland on their first European tour in February of 2003, and released on Terp, the label owned by Terrie Ex of the Ex! The brittle, in-the-red likembe patterns fly by in high-velocity cycles, amped- ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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Alhaji Bai KonteKora Melodies From The Republic Of The Gambia, West Africa ... LP
Rounder, 1973. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Sarathy KorwarMy East Is Your West ... CD
Gearbox (UK), 2018. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
A really amazing little record – one that's partly in the "jazz meets Indian" mode of Joe Harriott's experiments of the 60s – but a performance that also brings in a lot more from spiritual jazz, even though most of the instrumentation is more traditional! The set is live, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Koto Ensemble Of The Ikuta SchoolJapanese Koto Orchestra – Five Kotos, Hoteki, Shamisen & Shakuhachi ... CD
Lyrichord, 1989. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kou Keri KouCanto Negro/Cerbatana ... 7-inch
Electric Cowbell, 2018. New Copy ... $6.99
A Spanish group, but one who draw inspiration from all over the globe – as they criss-cross Southern Hemisphere sounds from both sides of the Atlantic on "Canto Negro" – a tune that's got a nice sing/songy groove! "Cerbatana" is even deeper – a rich tune with ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 300 copies.)

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Edmony KraterAn Ka Sonje ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
The first album in many years from Edmondy Krater – an overlooked musical genius from the scene in Guadeloupe – and one who maybe sounds better here than ever before! Krater's always had an ear for blending jazz with some of the more recent currents of the island – but that ... read more CD
Also available An Ka Sonje ... LP 15.99

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Edmony KraterAn Ka Sonje ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
The first album in many years from Edmondy Krater – an overlooked musical genius from the scene in Guadeloupe – and one who maybe sounds better here than ever before! Krater's always had an ear for blending jazz with some of the more recent currents of the island – but that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available An Ka Sonje ... CD 18.99

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Swami KriyanandaYoga For Self Awareness – Postures, Chanting & Meditation ... LP
Ananda, Early 70s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine, some wear, and aging.)

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Bakithi KumaloSan Bonan ... CD
Siam, 1998. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Kodjovi Kush & Afrospot All StarsLove In Africa ... CD
Chop Time (Netherlands), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
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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Femi KutiOne People One World ... CD
Knitting Factory, 2018. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
The title of the first track here really gets the spirit of the album right – "Africa Will Be Great Again" – which stands at the start as one of the most declarative moments on record from Femi Kuti, and really sets the tone for the rest of the record! There's definitely some ... read more CD
Also available One People One World (with download) ... LP 22.99

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Femi KutiOne People One World (with download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 24.98
The title of the first track here really gets the spirit of the album right – "Africa Will Be Great Again" – which stands at the start as one of the most declarative moments on record from Femi Kuti, and really sets the tone for the rest of the record! There's definitely some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available One People One World ... CD 12.99

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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Black Times ... CD
Strut (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Some of the most righteous and furiously funky Afro Soul since Fela Kuti's prime – and it's beyond appropriate for such a committed, perfect personification of a classic sound via a modern player come from Fela's own son Seun! As strident as Seun's approach is, much like his father at his ... read more CD

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L'Ochestre Kyaddondo International/Mwenge JazzGkinumanze/Kizunguzungu ... 7-inch
Afro 7 (Finland), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
Two rare slices of Nairobi funk – back to back on a great 45! "Gkinumanze" is a fast-moving number with horns riffing over the top of a bass-wrapped rhythm – one that's complex, but completely infectious – topped by lyrics at the start, then this very unusual guitar (?) ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ladysmith Black MambazoIlembe – Honoring Shaka Zulu ... CD
Heads Up, 2008. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Ladysmith Black MambazoInduku Zethu ... LP
Shanachie, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ladysmith Black MambazoUlwandle Oluncawele ... LP
Shanachie, 1985. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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LaraajiSun Transformations (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
All Saints, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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LaraajiVision Songs ... CD
Numero, 1984. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
Music of a very different style than some of Laraaji's other work – more tuneful and song-based – with shorter tracks that show a whole different side of his talents! Laraaji's gotten great acclaim for his homespun spiritual sounds – long tracks that first found a home in Brian ... read more CD

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Laraaji/Brian EnoAmbient 3 – Day Of Radiance ... LP
EG, 1980. Very Good+ ... $34.99
Other-worldly genius from the legendary Laraaji – a really special record that was done in collaboration with Brian Eno – as part of Eno's classic Ambient series at the end of the 70s – and as a way of showcasing some of the "fourth world" sounds that he was working in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Cheikh LoJamm ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2010. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Loi Tok Tok EbomaChakacha/Mungwana ... 7-inch
Afro 7 (Finland), Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
A wicked bit of Kenyan funk from the early 70s – a tune that starts with a fast-romping drum/percussion break, builds with excellent bass, the rolls into a riffing guitar groove that changes moods and flavors to meet the spirit of the rising/falling vocals from the group! "Mungwana" ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Los DestellosLos Destellos En Orbita ... LP
Odeon/Cal Comunicaciones (Peru), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
Los Destellos are heading into orbit here – soaring to the heavens on their wonderful mix of cumbia rhythms and electric guitar! The mode here is one that folks have later picked up on around the globe – but at the time of release, the album was pretty darn special, and still has a raw ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lionel LouekeJourney ... CD
Aparte (France), 2018. New Copy ... $24.99
Lionel Loueke, standing nicely on the borders of his styles – playing jazzily, to be sure – but also opening up with plenty of global elements too – in a lineup that includes the musician on a bit of percussion, alongside other percussion from Cyro Baptista and Christi Joza Orisha ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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William LoughboroughBongo Drum Instruction ... LP
Folkways, 1959. Very Good- ... $6.99
(Sound Library, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(In the purple cover, missing the booklet. Cover has a small split in the top seam and a strip of stuck-on paper at the bottom.)

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Lu Sheng EnsembleChina – Shantung Folk Music & Traditional Instrumental Pieces ... LP
Nonesuch, Early 70s. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker, bumped corner with a small seam split, and small stain on back.)

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LuraEclipse ... CD
Four Quarters, 2009. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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Baaba MaalBaayo ... CD
Mango, 1991. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Baaba MaalLam Toro ... CD
Mango/Palm, 1993. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Tunde MabaduViva Disco ... CD
Afrodisia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Long live disco, but not the sort that was big on the American scene of the 70s – as Tunde Mabadu serves up a nicely lean version of the music here – filled with Nigerian funk elements, and plenty of his own great work on tenor and alto sax! The tunes are jumpy, jaunty, and plenty darn ... read more CD
Also available Viva Disco ... LP 23.99

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Tunde MabaduViva Disco ... LP
Afrodisia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
Long live disco, but not the sort that was big on the American scene of the 70s – as Tunde Mabadu serves up a nicely lean version of the music here – filled with Nigerian funk elements, and plenty of his own great work on tenor and alto sax! The tunes are jumpy, jaunty, and plenty darn ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Viva Disco ... CD 10.99

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MabutaWelcome To This World ... LP
Afrosynth (Netherlands), 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
Contemporary jazz from the Johannesburg scene – served up by a group that features some especially nice sounds on tenor and trumpet! Despite the label's name – Afro Synth – there's only a bit of keyboards on the record, and those are mostly Fender Rhodes and piano – flowing ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mac & PartyHarambe/Liverpool ... 7-inch
Afro 7 (Finland), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99
Two sweet cuts from mid 60s Mombassa – both very different, and both very groovy! "Harambe" has this vamping vibe that's topped with ultra-cool work on some unusual keyboard, which serves up a great solo over the tune's mix of riffing guitar and congas in the rhythms – as ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
Raw crackling hip hop funk beatcraft at its deepest from mighty Madlib – working in his Beat Konducta style for this third entry in the epic Madlib's Medicine Show Series! Beat Konducta In Africa is a hazy hip hop instrumental set from 'Lib (lest you thought it might be a funky compilation ... (Hip Hop, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Maharishi Mahesh YogiMaharishi Mahesh Yogi – The Master Speaks ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A weird album of spoken philosophy from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi – known to most of the world at the time as the spiritual teacher of The Beatles! The recording quality is pretty odd – just the voice of the Maharishi, recorded almost in ethnographic form – with kind of a tinny ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MahlathiniLion Of Soweto ... LP
Earthworks, 1987. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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Mogauwane MahloeleMastery & Mystique Of Mogauwane Mahloele ... CD
Mogauwane Mahloele, 1999. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mogauwane MahloeleMedicine For The Wicked (Setlhare Sa Baloyi) ... CD
Dikoma Aesthetics, 2001. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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Boncana MaigaKoyma Hondo EP ... LP
Hot Casa (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic work from Boncana Maiga – an artist from Mali, but one who spent a fair bit of time working on the scenes in Havana and New York – where he picked up some very distinct musical influences! All the tracks here are funky, but have a depth that goes way beyond familiar west ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MajeksGreen Leaves (180 gram pressing) ... LP
NCF/Superfly (France), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Sheila and Desmond Majek work here with support from the Nigeria Conservation Foundation – whose message really comes across in the album's earth-minded grooves! The rhythms are a blend of 80s soul modes, with maybe a bit of a Caribbean vibe at times too – and the spirit of the vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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Miriam MakebaEyes On Tomorrow ... CD
Polydor, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Miriam MakebaKeep Me In Mind ... LP
Reprise, 1970. Very Good+ ... $14.99
One of Miriam Makeba's hippest albums – recorded with slightly funky arrangements that really give her a different sound! Miriam's vocals are still in the folksy mode of earlier albums – but there's some great backing arranged by George Butcher that adds in lots of bass, percussion, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a tracklist sticker and price sticker remnants.)

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Miriam MakebaMagic Of Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1966. Very Good ... $2.99
A bit of a mainstream effort from Makeba, perhaps trying to break her in the US market, as this set features more of an emphasis on pop material and standards than on some of her other records. Sid Bass conducted and arranged the orchestral backing on the folk and sixties pop classics, which doesn' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has a split top seam, wear, and aging.)

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Miriam MakebaSangoma ... LP
Warner, 1988. Very Good+ ... $1.99
After hitting big success with Paul Simon's Graceland album in the mid 80s, Warners kind of had a little burst of renewed activity in recording the sorts of artists they paid attention to more in the glory days of the late 60s/early 70s record industry boom. Fortunately, Miriam Makeba benefitted ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Miriam MakebaSing Me A Song ... CD
DRG, 1993. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Miriam MakebaWorld Of Miriam Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good- ... $4.99
One of Miriam Makeba's first albums released in the US. A hip set with backings by Hugh Masekela, in a mode that's got a nice South African soul groove to it – but which still had enough folksy touches to keep the American crossover audience happy. Titles on that one include "Forbidden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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MamelangZulu Heartbeat ... CD
New World (UK), 2000. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Baris Manco2023 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Funky, freaky, and freewheeling – a killer 70s set from Baris Manco – and quite possibly the greatest realization of his unique blend of sounds! Some tunes are short, while others are much longer – and Manco seems really set free to experiment here – still using the cool ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baris MancoNick The Chopper ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
Baris Manco was one of the leading lights of the Turkish music scene in the 70s, but that didn't stop him from setting his sights on points farther west – as you'll hear on this funky gem from the mid 70s, complete with English language lyrics for the sorts of tunes that could have burst out ... read more CD
Also available Nick The Chopper ... LP 13.99

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Baris MancoNick The Chopper ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
Baris Manco was one of the leading lights of the Turkish music scene in the 70s, but that didn't stop him from setting his sights on points farther west – as you'll hear on this funky gem from the mid 70s, complete with English language lyrics for the sorts of tunes that could have burst out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nick The Chopper ... CD 16.99

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MandingoWatto Sitta ... LP
Celluloid, 1984. Very Good+ ... $9.99
80s electro Afro grooving from Mandingo – not to be confused with the UK group who recorded electronic exotic albums in the 70s – but one of the New Africa crossover projects on Celluloid, recorded during their brief period of colonial expansion! The group mixes together traditional ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some waviness due to moisture.)

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Ze ManelAfrican Citizen ... CD
M10 (France), 2003. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Albert MangelsdorffNow Jazz Ramwong – The Albert Mangelsdorff Quintet In Asia (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Tiger Bay (UK), 1964. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
Brilliant modern jazz from German trombonist Albert Mangelsdorff – recording here in 1964, but sounding years ahead of his time, with an amazing a blend of jazz and Asian styles! The album's one of Mangelsdorff's best ever – a set of rhythmic tunes that seem clearly informed by the ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks UnlimitedMr Music ... LP
Earthworks (UK), 1985. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Marimba ChiapasMarimbas South Of The Border ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $0.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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George Marsh, Kwasi Badu, Tony Cirone, Benny VelarMusic Makers – Percussion ... LP
Chevron, 1975. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A very cool set – part music, part speech – and a hip introduction to a range of different percussion styles! Issued by Chevron as an educational-only album – with work by George Marsh, Kwasi Badu, Tony Cirone, Benny Velarde, Patrick Prescod, Louis Bellson, Michael Shrieve, ... (Sound Library, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a cool booklet inside the cover! Cover has a mark from a sticker in one corner.)

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Belen Marshall & Carolina SegreraMusique Folklorique Du Monde – Cuba ... LP
Musidisc (France), Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Short folksy tunes – often with vocals by both singers! (Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small bit of tape on the edge.)

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaDon't Go Lose It Baby (stretch mix, album version, dub mix) ... 12-inch
Jive, 1984. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Hugh Masekela's never been shy of the soul charts, and he made a nice dent with this excellent discofied jam, with the catchy chorus, and surprisingly little horn peaking through the percussion heavy mix. (Soul, Global Grooves) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Canadian pressing.)

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaLasting Impression Of Hugh Masekela ... LP
MGM, Late 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
One of Hugh's best albums for MGM – with some tracks that are longer than his late 60s pop tunes, and which feature him stretching out more in a soulful mode, hitting some fuzzy Afro funk grooves that are very nice! Hugh's soulful trumpet is in fine fine form, and the titles include "Chi ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugh MasekelaTrumpet Africaine ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Early work by Hugh Masekela – recorded way before his big hits of the late 60s! The format is different than those recordings, too – with Hugh soloing on trumpet, over larger arrangements by Hugo Montenegro that have sort of a stock African soundtrack-y quality to them. The jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label promo pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo ink stamp on the back.)

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Hugh Masekela & OthersHugh Masekela Presents The Chisa Years 1965 to 1976 – Rare & Unreleased ... LP
Chisa/BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 27.98
A decade's worth of groundbreaking funk and African rhythms – all of it recorded by Hugh Masekela for his legendary Chisa label! Back in the 60s, Hugh cracked the American charts with a playful version of South African jazz – but he was also an even hipper cat than you'd guess from his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eduardo MateoMateo y Trasante ... CD
Sondor/Lion, 1976. New Copy ... $6.99
An amazing little record from the Uruguay scene of the 70s – not as much as a hotbed of activity as some other South American nations, but still home to a few key geniuses – like the brilliant Eduardo Mateo! Mateo works here alongside musical partner Jorge Trasante – who mixes a ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Helio MatheusMatheus Segundo Matheus ... LP
RCA/Athens Of The North (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $22.99
A sweet bit of electric work from 70s Brazil – the only album we've ever seen from Helio Matheus, and one of those rare gems that's every bit as great as its legend might imply! Helio works here in this spacious territory that has a compressed groove on the bottom, and a wide sound on the ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered limited edition!)

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Matona's Afdhal GroupMatona's Afdhal Group ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
A beautifully dynamic set from Mohamed Issa Haji – aka Matona – a musician from Zanzibar with a specialty in Taarab, which is an unusual hybrid of African, Arabic, and Indian musical styles! The group here features Matona on oud, vocals, and percussion – illuminated by very ... read more CD

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Nappy MayersLet Yourself Go/Version ... 12-inch
Espacial (Spain), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A sweetly bubbling groove from Nappy Mayers – with all the Caribbean touches we love in his other music from the time! The tune's got this riffing guitar that percolates along with the tight rhythm – while horns soar out over the top, soon warmed by keyboards, and this strange vocal ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Letta MbuluLetta (1978) ... LP
A&M, 1978. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Quite different than most of Letta's other albums – with a smooth approach that's got a strong modern soul feel, one that works surprisingly well with Letta's vocals. Paul Riser handled the string and horn arrangements, and although the album's not as "authentic" as some of Letta's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99 14.98
Maybe the coolest music we've ever heard from Ethiopian keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a late 70s session that has his organ lines sounding even groovier than ever, on some sweet tracks that also bring in a fair bit of funk to the grooves! The style is much more in an Ethiopiques vein than ... read more CD

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Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Maybe the coolest music we've ever heard from Ethiopian keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a late 70s session that has his organ lines sounding even groovier than ever, on some sweet tracks that also bring in a fair bit of funk to the grooves! The style is much more in an Ethiopiques vein than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – with bonus insert of notes!)
Also available Wede Harer Guzo ... CD 11.99

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Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Mestre AmbrosioTerceir O Samba ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2001. Used ... $9.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kim Jung MiNow ... CD
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A folk funk masterpiece from Korea – sung with breathy brilliance by female singer Kim Jung Mi, and featuring some great fuzzy backgrounds from guitarist Shin Jung Hyun! Although not in English, the record has a very similar feel to some of the hippest British female work of the same period ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Kim Jung MiNow ... LP
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A folk funk masterpiece from Korea – sung with breathy brilliance by female singer Kim Jung Mi, and featuring some great fuzzy backgrounds from guitarist Shin Jung Hyun! Although not in English, the record has a very similar feel to some of the hippest British female work of the same period ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Now ... CD 9.99

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Mighty DukePoetry & Music ... LP
Charlie's, 1977. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Mighty SparrowCalypso Time ... LP
Hilary/Ra, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Hilary/Ra pressing.)

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Mighty SparrowKnock Dem Down Sparrow, Knock Dem Down ... LP
Ra, 1973. Very Good- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Mighty SparrowMighty Sparrow Vol 1 ... CD
Ice, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
... CD

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Mighty SparrowSparrow In Hi Fi ... LP
Balisier, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting in the bottom seam and a stain on back.)

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Yvette Mimieux/Ustad Ali Akbar KhanFlowers Of Evil ... LP
Connoisseur Society, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Jay MitchellAnother Place & Time ... LP
Elite, Mid/Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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