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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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Bukky LeoBukky Leo Presents Black Egypt ... CD
Can Can, 2000s. Used ... $9.99
A great album from saxophonist Bukky Leo – a player with roots in 70s Ethiopia, and a range of experiences that also includes key recordings in the early British acid jazz scene! Bukky's got a resume that includes work with Fela and Tony Allen – and he's working here in a mode that's ... read more CD
(CDr release, subsequently reissued by Mr. Bongo as Afrobeat Visions.)

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Bukky LeoTribute To Fela Vol 2 – Live At The Jazz Cafe ... LP
Drift (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
Saxophonist Bukky Leo grew up in Lagos, but has given his talents strongly to the London scene in the past few decades – where he's really made magic in a great criss-crossing of jazz with his Nigerian roots! Part of Bukky's long legacy is an annual tribute to Fela Kuti – and this set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Les AmbassadeursSous Le Ciel D'Haiti ... CD
Anson, 1970. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Les Tetes BruleesHot Heads ... CD
Shanachie, 1990. Used ... $4.99
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Pal Joey Lewis OrchestraOn The Hill ... CD
Electro Sounds (Trinidad & Tobago), 1997. Used ... $5.99
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(CDr release.)

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Pal Joey Lewis OrchestraPal Joey Lewis Orchestra Vol 1 – Joey Music Sweet ... CD
Electro Sounds (Trinidad & Tobago), 1997. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(CDr release.)

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✨✧ Liberian DreamOAU Welcome To Liberia (OUA Bienvenue Au Liberia)/We Like It Like That (Nous L'Aimons Comme Ca) ... LP
Makossa, 1980. Good+ (pic cover)... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has fully split seams and comes in two pieces, with some stains and tape remnants around the edges. Labels have some pen.)

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Jose Libertella Y Gran OrquestaEste Es El Tango Porteno ... LP
Toshiba (Japan), 1978. Sealed ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Roaring LionCairi Calypso – 1930 to 1939 ... LP
Asherah, 1930s. New Copy ... $9.99
Roaring Lion is a singer who definitely earns his name – a strong early voice in the formation of calypso – and an artist whose early work on 78rpm discs still tops most of the later giants of the genre! The work here is an early hybrid of Island rhythms and jazz – often ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LipitoneNuits Sur Ecoute – Bougouni ... CD
Frikyiwa (France), 2002. Used ... $8.99
Beautiful work from Mali – recorded by the nomadic studio of Frikyiwa, and a mixture of music, vocals, and sounds of the city of Bougouni! The approach is really striking, and makes for a CD that's as much a cultural document of Lipitone's music as one could hope for. Titles include "Ta ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Al Lirvat & Robert Mavouzny QuintetBlowin At The Cigale ... LP
Numera (France), Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A very cool record from saxophonist Robert Mavouzny and trombonist Al Lirvat – the latter of whom also cut some biguine albums on the French scene of the 70s! This set's maybe a bit straighter jazz, but you can definitely hear some unusual touches at play – as the group opens up with ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, and one bumped corner.)

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Cheikh LoLamp Fall ... CD
World Circus/Nonesuch, 2006. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Cheikh LoNe La Thiass ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 1996. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Purna Loka EnsembleMetaraga ... CD
Origin, 2020. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Lokassa et Soukous StarsMegamix Vol 1 ... CD
Syllart (France), 1989. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Lolo/Juan MartinezCante Jondo Vol 2 (Andalucian Songs) (10-inch) ... LP
SMC/Pro Arte, 1950s. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Label has peeled spots. Cover has discoloration from age, split seams with tape remnants, and an ink stamp on back.)

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Lord Flea & His CalypsoniansSwingin' Calypsos ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Italian Penny records reissue.)

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Lord MelodyI Man ... LP
Charlie's (Canada), 1979. Very Good ... $5.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Los CamaroesLos Camaroes – A Journey Into Cameroonian Music (with bonus download) ... LP
Sonafric/Nubiphone (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the funkiest groups we've ever heard from the Cameroon scene – a combo who play with a super-tight sound that often has as much interplay between the vocals as the instruments at the core! As you'd guess from the three guitarists on top of the van in the cover, the group's sound is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes cool booklet of notes, and bonus download!)

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Los DestellosSicodelicos (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
A killer compilation of late 60s & 70s tunes by Peruvian cumbia combo Los Destellos – leaning on the psychedelia inspired sounds from their earlier years! The sound is rooted in cumbia rhythms and electric guitar – but it nimble and spindly of heavily fuzzed out – with a more ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Los EmigrantesIl Faut Parcourir Un Chemin ... LP
Futuro (Canada), 1976. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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✨✧ Los MelodicosTan Bella Y Tan Presumida ... LP
Discolando, 1968. Good ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some staining, wear and wide clear tape along the seams.)

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✨✧ Los Saicos (aka Saicos)Demolician – The Complete Recordings 1965 to 1966 ... CD
Munster (Spain), Mid 60s. Used ... $14.99
An incredible batch of prime garage rock era nuggets from the Peruvian scene – fuzzy gems by the Saicos! The Saicos bring a sense of menace to these tunes – with a guitar tone touched with an eerie vibe, and lead vocals that are really piercing and gravelly in that instills this ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lionel LouekeJourney ... CD
Aparte (France), 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 21.99
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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✨✧ LuiLui (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Maui Surf/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
A rare bit of soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – and like some of the best of the genre, a record that's definitely got some influence from the warm Cali soul scene of the time, but which also brings plenty of its own style to play! The guitar lines have a nicely chromatic vibe, maybe ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Luka ProductionsFalaw ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 2019. New Copy ... $7.99 14.98
Luka Productions is a showcase for the fantastic voice of Luka Guindo – a singer with this raspy charm that grabs you right away and really conveys the power of the tunes – so much so, you hardly need the English translations of the lyrics in the notes! The music is a blend of acoustic ... read more CD

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Baaba Maal & Mansour SeckDjam Leelii ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a promo stamp.)

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George MackieEbony Blues/Palm Lagoon Waltz ... 7-inch
Old Beachcomber, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A great single – George Mackie plays solo Hawaiian koa guitar – but with a very bluesy style – all acoustic, and nothing like regular Hawaiian guitar! (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 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 ... $6.99 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
Also available Madlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD 4.99

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. Used ... $4.99
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
(Still sealed with the Medicine Show obi.)
Also available Madlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD 6.99

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Taj Mahal & Toumani DiabateKulanjan ... CD
Hannibal, 2006. Used ... $3.99
(Blues, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Mahotella QueensIzibani Zomgqashiyo ... CD
Shanachie, 1986. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MajeksGreen Leaves (180 gram pressing) ... LP
NCF/Superfly (France), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
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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Mieko MakimuraEnka No Yoake IV ... LP
Polydor (Japan), 1982. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Malawian Madalitso BandWasalala ... LP
Bongo Joe (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
Malawian Madalitso are more of a duo than a band – Yobi Maligwa on babatoni and lead vocals, and Yosefe Kalenkeni on guitar and percussion – both working together with a beautiful sense of tightness and melody! The mix of stringed instruments is great – pulsating with an inherent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mamud BandOpposite People – Music Of Fela Kuti ... CD
Felmay, 2010. Used ... $8.99
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Jose MancliereDoubout Pou Gade ... LP
JMD/Digger's Digest (France), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99
An album that's unlike anything else we've ever heard before – served up by a percussionist who spent the mid 70s touring the Caribbean and South Pacific, and who seems to have absorbed a globe's worth of rhythms in the process! The album's probably closest to a jazz fusion album – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 copies!)

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Mandinka/FulaniAncient Heart – Mandinka & Fulani Music Of The Gambia ... CD
Axiom/Mango, 1990. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Albert MangelsdorffNow Jazz Ramwong ... LP
Pacific Jazz, 1964. Near Mint- ... $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
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and a bumped corner.)

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✨✧ CK Mann & His Carousel 7Araba Lucy/Ma Awerekyekyer ... 7-inch
Essiebons (Ghana), Very Good ... $11.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Thomas MapfumoHokoyo ... CD
Water, 1976. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible early work from Zimbabwean giant Thomas Mapfumo & The Acid Band – incredible, revolutionary stuff in both a musical and in the sense of his songs of Chimurenga, or struggle, which got him in a heap of political trouble during the Rhodesean War while inspiring generations of ... read more CD

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Thomas MapfumoSingles Collection – 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Zimbob, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MarumoModiehi ... CD
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A really unusual album from the South African scene of the 80s – served up by a blind quartet who partly echo the styles of other vocal ensembles of the period, but done with a mish-mash of styles that really keeps the whole thing interesting! The album's maybe best-remembered for a few ... read more CD
Also available Modiehi ... LP 16.99

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MarumoModiehi ... LP
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 21.98
A really unusual album from the South African scene of the 80s – served up by a blind quartet who partly echo the styles of other vocal ensembles of the period, but done with a mish-mash of styles that really keeps the whole thing interesting! The album's maybe best-remembered for a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Modiehi ... CD 10.99

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Hugh MasekelaTomorrow ... LP
Warner, 1987. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Matao with Atilla EnginTurkish Delight ... LP
Arsivplak (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A very groovy little record – one that was only ever issued in Denmark, but which stands up strongly next to the best Turkish grooves of the 70s – thanks to a great blend of Turkish percussion, keyboards, and some mighty nice work on guitar! The guitars aren't as totally exotic as some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Matona's Afdhal GroupMatona's Afdhal Group ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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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Nobue MatsubaraMatsubara Nobue No Nagashiuta – Musume Tabi Sugata ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1984. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Includes the insert.)

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Daniel MaunickMacumba Quebrada ... LP
Far Out (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
The first-ever full length set we've seen from Daniel Maunick – an artist who you might know from his remix work as Venom, or for his ties to the Incognito universe – given that Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick is his father! Yet the sound here is definitely Daniel's own – ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Macumba Quebrada ... CD 13.99
Macumba Quebrada ... CD 8.99

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Mauskovic Dance BandMauskovic Dance Band ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
The debut album from the Mauskovic Dance Band – a compelling combo who bring together rhythms from around the globe, then fuse them together in a dark and moody sort of way – often with the kind of early 80s elements you might expect to hear from ESG or Quando Quango! The production is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jimmy MbayeDakar Heart ... CD
Shanachie, 1997. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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Letta MbuluThere's Music In The Air ... LP
A&M, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A surprisingly nice album for A&M, and one in which Letta's funky African soul style gets a bit more of an LA studio sound. The record features backing by a lot of well-known funky studio players, and Herb Alpert produced the record with a nice sound that still keeps Letta's rich voice in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing, including the insert.)

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MebusasBlood Brothers ... CD
Academy, 1973. Used ... $9.99
Beautiful grooves from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – a set of really unique grooves, and the only-ever album from the enigmatic Mebusas! There's kind of a tripped-out feel to some of these tracks – Afro Funk, but taken left of center from the style of Fela – thanks to some ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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MedumoMixing It ... LP
Lauren (Italy), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A lost combo from the South African scene of the 70s – and one who play here with a wonderfully spiritual vibe! The tunes are longish, and open – with some rhythmic currents that fall in the Dollar Brand side of the spectrum, but which are also topped with really tremendous work on ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 70 hand numbered copies.)

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Zeeshan MehdiFloods Of Flute ... LP
Oscar, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Cover has small stickers on front.)

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✨✧ Yehudi Menuhin & Ravi ShankarWest Meets East ... LP
Angel, 1966. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Mostly "east" – as the violin of the famous solist comes into play with the sitar of Ravi Shankar, plus tabla and tanpura! The vibe's a bit like some of the best John Mayer albums, although less jazz. LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)

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Yehudi Menuhin & Ravi ShankarWest Meets East – Album 2 ... LP
Angel, 1967. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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Hailu MergiaYene Mircha ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 2020. New Copy ... $7.99
A great new recording from Hailu Mergia – the Ethiopian keyboardist who's given us some great records over the years! This set has Hailu working on both of his strengths – using keyboards in the lead on some tracks, accordion on others – plus a bit of melodica, and just a slight ... read more CD

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Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... $19.99 23.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – with bonus insert of notes!)

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Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $18.99 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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Meridian BrothersDonde Estas Maria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The Meridian Brothers have been making music for quite a few years now – and with each new release, they seem to open up another fresh corner of southern hemisphere sounds, and continue to find a way to weave them together into something quite fresh and unique! Few other folks could navigate ... read more CD
Also available Donde Estas Maria ... LP 14.99

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Meridian BrothersDonde Estas Maria ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
The Meridian Brothers have been making music for quite a few years now – and with each new release, they seem to open up another fresh corner of southern hemisphere sounds, and continue to find a way to weave them together into something quite fresh and unique! Few other folks could navigate ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Meridian BrothersSalvadora Robot (with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.98
Amazing sounds from The Meridian Brothers – not a family act at all, but really just a one man operation – yet with a sound that's more than large enough to bring in a whole host of South and Central American influences! Eblis Alvarez uses elements of cumbia, merengue, and other Latin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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Mighty PantherSings Songs Of Dynamite ... LP
Drum Boy, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $22.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Mighty SparrowSlave ... CD
National/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A great 60s record from Mighty Sparrow – and the kind of set that shows just how different calypso music could sound when you got away from Harry Belafonte and the hits! The music here is every bit as political and socially conscious as earlier recordings of the genre – but you can ... read more CD
Also available Slave (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 16.99

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Mighty SparrowSlave (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
National/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 24.99
A great 60s record from Mighty Sparrow – and the kind of set that shows just how different calypso music could sound when you got away from Harry Belafonte and the hits! The music here is every bit as political and socially conscious as earlier recordings of the genre – but you can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Slave ... CD 9.99

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Lloyd MillerNear And Far East ... LP
East West/Ascensionale (Italy), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $44.99
One of the most evocative albums ever recorded by the enigmatic Lloyd Miller – a set created at Brigham Young University, in Utah – but filled with a mix of different styles from the other half of the planet! Miller plays a variety of stringed instruments and percussion – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 200 copies – and packaged in a very heavy, hand-assembled cover!)

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Lloyd Miller/Press Keys QuartetOriental Jazz ... LP
East West/Now Again, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
Possibly the greatest album ever from the enigmatic Lloyd Miller – his legendary Oriental Jazz album from the late 60s, and a really wonderful blend of musical modes! Some of the tracks here really stretch out in the Eastern promise of the title – mixing jazz rhythms with santur, oud, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ PL Ming & White Gull BandUp To The Sun ... LP
Form (Singapore), Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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DO Misiani & Shirati JazzPiny Ose Mer/The World Upside Down ... CD
Ace/Globe Style (UK), 1989. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mlimani Park OrchestraSikinde ... CD
Africassette, 1980s. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Yaseen MohamedYaseen & Party ... LP
Mzuri/Afro 7 (Finland), 1960s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Yaseen Mohamed doesn't look like a party animal on the cover – but he really makes some fantastic music with his group – in this unusual blend of percussion, vocals, and cool thin keyboard lines on an unusual 60s instrument! The group also recorded under the name Mac & Party, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 – includes download!)

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Ben MolatziNo Way To Go ... CD
Cree (Germany), 1981. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The rough-cut image on the front cover is a perfect accompaniment to the music on the disc – the first-ever issue of recordings made by Namibian guitarist/singer Ben Molatzi – tracks recorded both in the studio and out in the field, with a wonderfully stripped-down sound overall! ... read more CD

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Seke Molenga & Kalo KawongoloSeke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
One of the most unusual albums to ever come from the legendary Black Ark studios of Lee Scratch Perry – a set by a duo of Congolese singers, Seke Molenga and Kalo Kawongolo – who are also not to be confused with The Congos, another group that Perry was producing at the time! The album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues 2 ... CD
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1976. Used ... $16.99
The second album from Mombasa – and possibly even better than the first! The group have really come into their own by the time of this date – mixing together jazz and African roots with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – quite unique in its approach to rhythms, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ MonomonoDawn Of Awareness ... LP
Capitol, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Seminal Afro Funk from Monomono – a killer combo from singer/percussionist Joni Haastrup, with a groove that's right up there with the best acts on the Lagos scene of the 70s! There's a nice degree of warmth in the music – thanks to some complicated guitar and basslines, which don't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. Used Gatefold ... $7.99
Massive music from Monomono – and a set of Afro Funk put together with a wonderful criss-crossing of sounds! The style here isn't just the familiar grooves you might expect – and instead, there's almost a post-colonial vibe going on – an ear towards London, and another towards ... read more CD

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Carlos MontoyaCarlos Montoya ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Carlos MontoyaFlamenco Direct Vol 1 ... LP
Crystal Clear, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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Carlos MontoyaGuitar & Flamenco ... CD
Atom/Pazzazz (Germany), 2004. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
... CD

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Stella MonyeMr Right ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $34.99
Arranged by Stella with Odion Iruoje – and titles include "Oko Mi Ye", "What Is Life", "Elenuwa", "Lone Ranger", "Waiting For The Dice To Roll", and "I Like To Say It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of wear.)

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Stella MonyeSamba Sound ... LP
Tabansi (Nigeria), 1980s. Very Good- ... $29.99
Produced and arranged by Lemmy Jackson. Titles include "Kilode", "Arigo Samba", "Nwa Ada", "I'm Checking Out", "Jidemu (Be My Love), and "Satisfaction Guaranteed". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has packing tape on the top seam and spine, and some peeled spots on front & back. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "Jidemu".)

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Mohammad Reza MortazaviRitme Jaavdanegi ... LP
Latency (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
A really cool criss-crossing of modes from percussionist Mohammad Reza Mortazavi – a musician who handles a range of older Persian instruments on the set, but also produced the album with a fair bit of echo and effects – so that the acoustic instruments crackle with deeper, more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry MoscoCountry Boy ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Sweet grooves from Harry Mosco – once the leader of The Funkees, but stepping out here with some wicked work from the London scene at the end of the 70s! The album's got a snapping electric vibe – sometimes clubby, but with more of a funk feel overall – thanks to some heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MulatuAfro Latin Soul ... LP
Worthy, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
Pure insanity from the mighty Mulatu – one of his few American albums from the 60s! The record's an incredible blend of New York Latin and some of the more Afro-styled grooves Mulatu explored more freely on his Ethiopian recordings – served up in a jazzy style that has plenty of vibes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MulatuMulatu Of Ethiopia ... LP
Worthy, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 14.98
Amazing work from the legendary Mulatu Astatke – one of Ethiopia's funkiest musicians of the 70s, making a rare appearance here on this lost American recording! The album has been a holy grail for years amongst beatheads – loved for its killer blend of weird rhythms, sweet funk, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulatu And OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more CD

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Mulatu AstatkeNew York Addis London – The Story Of Ethio Jazz 1965 to 1975 ... CD
Strut (UK), Mid 60s-Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
The first ever comprehensive anthology of Ethio Jazz from unrivaled master Mulatu Astatke – put together by our heroes at Strut Records – the same label that released Mulatu's stellar collaboration with the Heliocentrics just a year earlier! Strut picks material from his prime 60s & ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus ExperienceTo Know Without Knowing (with bonus download) ... LP
Agogo (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
A great entry in the ongoing resurgence of the mighty Mulatu Astatke – the legend of Ethiopian music from the 70s, still going strong after all these years – and finding new ways to interact with generations of musicians that he inspired with his original recordings! This set has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card!)

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David Murray & Gwo-Ka Masters Feat Pharoah SandersGwotet ... CD
Justin Time, 2004. Used ... $8.99
A rich tapestry of Afro-Caribbean rhythms – and one of the most compelling albums we've heard in years from David Murray! The set features an expanded group of percussionists, vocalists, and other instrumentalists – fronted by lead solo stars David Murray and Pharoah Sanders – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD

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Musical BreedSave The Little Children ... LP
Dig This Way (Italy), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A sweet set of digital dub from the Nigerian scene – a record that blends drum machine beats with richer, bassier currents – all in a vibe that's like some of the best underground work coming out of Kingston a few years before! Singer/leader Essco Wilson, aka Sharon Dread, features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a nice booklet of notes!)

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Youssou N'DourUndecided (deep 12" dance mix, 12" dance inst, album, deep radio mix) ... 12-inch
Chaos, 1994. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Makoto NakamuraKoto – Juusangen – Enka No Kokoro ... LP
Crown (Japan), Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Makoto Nakamura/Satoshi Yonetani/Hajime UeshibaKayou Hit Promenade – Kyoudaibune/Koifubuki – Koto vs Cembalo ... LP
Crown (Japan), Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Andy NarellDis 1 4 Raf ... CD
Listen 2, 2016. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99

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NemegataHycha Wy ... LP
Sonorama Discos, 2020. New Copy ... $19.99
A really striking group from the contemporary Austin scene – one that's led by Victor Andrews Cruz, and who blend together his Colombian roots with some deeper strands of guitar-based music – with resonances that move between the fuzzy sounds of Saharan guitar and some of the moodier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ezra NgcukanaYou Think You Know Me – Jive Jazz Collection Vol 3 ... LP
Jive, 1989. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Featuring Errol Eyres, Denver Furness, Spencer Mbadu, and more. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Liza NgwaSunshine (with bonus download) ... LP
Nubiphone (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
A really cool little record, and one that's got a lot more going on than just the usual set from an African female singer – as Liza Ngawa's as much a great guitarist as she is a vocalist, and stretches out here in an excellent group with two other guitar players, two keyboards, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 – includes poster & download!)

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✨✧ Ichiro NittaArea 88 – Fire Of The Unicorn Collection Part 2 ... LP
Starchild (Japan), 1985. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(With obi. Cover has some discoloration from age.)
 
 



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