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Global Grooves — In Stock

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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Nneji InternationalSulu Gedee ... LP
Ad Lib (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good+ ... $69.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Georges Edouard NouelChodo ... LP
Rebirth On Wax (Netherlands), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A hell of a great little record – an album made by a keyboardist from Martinique, working in a Paris studio in the 70s – with all the wonderful cross-cultural elements you might expect! The music is definitely jazz at the core, and quite spiritual too – but the range of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers Band (1974) ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1974. Near Mint- ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(French pressing. Cover has light wear and a small sticker.)

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeySolution ... LP
Sterns, 1984. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Nigerian pressing on Obey. Cover has a sticker near the spine.)

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Ebenezer ObeyEbenezer Obey & His International Brothers In London Vol 3 ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1972. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Decca. Cover has small stickers and masking tape on the bottom seam.)

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Ebenezer ObeyOnly Condition To Save Nigeria ... LP
Obey, 1984. Very Good+ ... $39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Nigerian pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Ebenezer ObeyWhat God Has Joined Together ... LP
Obey, 1981. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(UK pressing on Oti.)

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Occidental Brothers Dance Band InternationalOccidental Brothers Dance Band International ... CD
Occidental Brothers, 2007. Used ... $2.99
Great instrumental grooves from the Occidental Brothers Dance Band – a combo who take strong inspiration from older African styles, yet fuse the music into their own unique blend! The group's from Chicago, but clearly have an international ear – and they work some really special magic ... read more CD

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OchoOcho 1 ... LP
United Artists, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
The rare first album by Ocho – and a killer batch of Latin tracks that breaks down all definitions of the music! Ocho were a seminal group in the NuYorica scene of the early 70s – blending soul, funk, Latin, jazz, and other styles into a groove that was perhaps a bit too complicated ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alogte Oho & His Sounds Of JoyMam Yinne Wa ... LP
Philophon (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
A gospel group, but one with a very groovy vibe – as they hail from Ghana, and mix plenty of soulful elements into their music! Alogte Oho handles the lead vocals, and is backed by a small group of female singers – and while the back/forth approach is rooted in American traditions, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dele OjoAfro Rhythm Roots ... LP
Makossa, 1976. Very Good+ ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In an Editions Makossa sleeve.)

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Sonny Okosuns OzziddiMother & Child ... LP
Gramophone (Nigeria), 1982. Near Mint- ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on OTI.)

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Babatunde OlatunjiDrums Of Passion – The Beat ... CD
Ryko, 1989. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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OlatunjiDrums Of Passion ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Very Good ... $9.99
A classic session of pounding percussion – quite possibly the most successful entry into this earthy genre that hit the recording scene at the end of the 50s! Babatunde Olatunji is joined here by a great assemblage of players – including Montego Joe and Baba Hawthorne Bey on percussion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a small piece of clear tape at the top of the spine.)

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Comfort Omoge & And Her Asiko Ikale GroupEni Lobe Ko Jeba ... LP
Afrodisia, 1982. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Prince Onago & Princess Muana with Chick FosterRoots Of Rhythm ... LP
Jubilee, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
A strange and beautiful session of tracks that mix african percussion with jazzy rhythms, and slight touches of exotica. The album features the group of Chick Foster, a highly percussive combo with a lineup that includes bass, drums, percussion, and flute. Prince Onago plays conga with the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Note: vinyl has a light edge warp, which causes some light crackles at the start of each side, but rest plays fine. Cover has a split top seam.)

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OndatropicaOndatropica (deluxe version – with book, 7 inch, & download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy 3LP Gatefold & 45 ... $31.99
Colombian music, both classic and contemporary – as a group of older all-star players comes into contact with Will "Quantic" Holland! The set's easily one of the most smoking Latin-styled projects we've heard from Quantic so far – recorded in Colombia with work from Fruko, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super-heavy version – with great bonus materials!)

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Ondigui & Bota Tabansi InternationalEwondo Rhythm ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A great combination of Congo grooves and Nigerian 70s – served up here by vocalist Ondigui and his Bota Tabansi ensemble! Ondigui already has a fantastic sound himself – this vocal range and ability to inflect his notes that has the singer cascading up and down the spectrum – in ... read more CD
Also available Ewondo Rhythm (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Ondigui & Bota Tabansi InternationalEwondo Rhythm (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.98
A great combination of Congo grooves and Nigerian 70s – served up here by vocalist Ondigui and his Bota Tabansi ensemble! Ondigui already has a fantastic sound himself – this vocal range and ability to inflect his notes that has the singer cascading up and down the spectrum – in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ewondo Rhythm ... CD 14.99

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A landmark of Afro-centric jazz in the 70s – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the ... read more CD

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Oneness Of JujuEvery Way But Loose/(Family Tree) Make A Change ... 12-inch
Sutra, 1981. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Although Oneness Of Juju are best known around here for their avant funky spiritual jazz albums from the mid 70's, they're really best known in clubland for the a-side of this single, "Every Way But Loose". The track still retains some of their afro jazz elements, but it's got a heavy ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Sutra sleeve.)

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William Onyeabor & OthersWhat? – William Onyeabor Remixed (2x12") ... LP
Luaka Bop, 2014. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (pic cover)... $29.99
The mad music of William Onyeabor has gained many admirers over the years – a diverse array of artists from a diverse array of scenes – some of whom have come together in this mighty hip tribute to the master! The tunes here are either remixes, reworks, or complete covers of Onyeabor's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
Zeal Onyia is definitely the trumpet king here – at least of the Nigerian scene in which this album was recorded – as he blows strong solos throughout, and really brings a lot of jazz-based energy to the highlife rhythms! The use of trumpet in a smaller combo mode is really great ... read more CD
Also available Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $24.99 26.98
Zeal Onyia is definitely the trumpet king here – at least of the Nigerian scene in which this album was recorded – as he blows strong solos throughout, and really brings a lot of jazz-based energy to the highlife rhythms! The use of trumpet in a smaller combo mode is really great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD 14.99

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Oby OnyiohaI Want To Feel Your Love ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1981. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Oby Onyioha has a very 80s look on the cover – and the album's got a strong 80s sound, too – almost in the hipper spectrum of underground soul on the New York scene during the post-disco generation! The best cuts are the groovers – like the snapping title cut and a few others, ... read more CD

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OpheliaOphelia Marie ... LP
Saultone (Barbados), 1978. Very Good- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Orchestra EthiopiaBlue Nile Group ... LP
Tempo, 1969. Near Mint- ... $36.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed on red vinyl. Cover is lightly bent near the opening.)

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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeOsondi Owendi (with bonus download) ... LP
Polydor/Hive Mind (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A Nigerian album issued in the 80s, but one with a spare, solid sound that's instantly timeless – thanks to long tunes that build strongly from basslines and percussion, then layer great guitar and lyrics over the top – but all with this organic flowing vibe that's totally great! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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OsibisaHappy Children ... LP
Warner, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
This UK Afro Funk group is slicking things up a bit for this 1973 album – but not in a bad way, because it actually kicks up the groove considerably. In fact, it almost sounds like they've been listening to a bit of War – because the the best tracks on the album have lots of that funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a bumped corner and a promo sticker.)

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OsibisaWoyaya ... CD
Decca, 1971. Used ... $6.99
These early Osibisa records always used to be fairly common years back – perhaps because they were always a bit too hippy dippy and loose for the older funk crowd. But now, in today's blunted groove culture, they seem to have found a new appreciation for their trippy Afro funk style, and ... read more CD
Also available Woyaya ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ OsibisaWoyaya ... LP
Decca, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
These early Osibisa records always used to be fairly common years back – perhaps because they were always a bit too hippy dippy and loose for the older funk crowd. But now, in today's blunted groove culture, they seem to have found a new appreciation for their trippy Afro funk style, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has some splitting in the top seam and sticker remnants on front.)
Also available Woyaya ... CD 6.99

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Adnan OthmanBershukor – A Retrospective Of Hits By A Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend 1968 to 1971 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
You might not be able to understand the lyrics, but you'll definitely be moved by the instant charm of Malaysian rocker Adnan Othman – a singer who works here in a groovy blend of fuzzy guitar, mod rhythms, and all the other great sounds we love from late 60s French and British tracks of the ... read more CD

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Abdallah Ag OumbadougouAnou Malane – Poesies Et Chansons De La Resistance Touaregs (with bonus download) ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 1995. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A seminal album in the Tuareg scene – a record that was initially issued on cassette in the mid-90s, and circulated in the underground as a bold statement of freedom and power! Abdallah Ag Oumbadougou has a guitar style that's fantastically complex, but instantly moving – tight lines ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Tunji OyelanaTunji Oyelana – A Nigerian Retrospective 1966 to 1979 (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A motherlode of music from the legendary Tunji Oyelana – a key figure in Nigerian music from the late 60s onward – with an influence that's almost as important as Fela's! Tunji's style is pretty darn funky, but different too – almost a pan-African sort of range that encompasses ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download – with three bonus tracks!)

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Pazy & The Black HippiesWa Ho Ha ... LP
Secret Stash, 1978. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A weird little record from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – much more laidback than you might expect, and a set with a definite Jamaican influence too! At times, some of these tracks are almost more reggae than Afro Funk – although at other points, there's definitely the fierce energy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited green vinyl pressing, #62/300.)

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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... LP
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99 27.98
A wonderfully hard-to-categorize album from the start of the 80s – a Mexican record that mixes folkloric roots with electronic instrumentation – but all in a way that sounds much more ancient than you'd expect for the time! The fusion of modes here is wonderful – almost at a ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Peru NegroPeru Negro ... LP
Virrey/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99
An Afro-Peruvian classic, and a folkloric set that really gets at the complicated modes of the genre! There's plenty going on here, but always in a relatively organic way – an unusual blend of Spanish-styled guitar, earthy percussion, and vocal passages that evoke styles from island cultures ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaHistoire Du Tango ... LP
Polydor (France), 1973. Near Mint- 2LP ... $19.99
An unusual double-length set from this great Argentine modernist – not his own compositions, but works from the history of tango – but all delivered with the kind of edge that Astor was bringing to his own music in the 70s! LP, Vinyl record album

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Astor PiazzollaRough Dancer & The Cyclical Night ... CD
Nonesuch, 1987. Used ... $4.99
Great work from one of the most creative periods of Astor Piazzolla! (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Geraldo PinoBoogie Fever ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Late 70s work from Geraldo Pino – the artist who was credited as being one of the first musicians to bring the styles of James Brown to play in West Africa – still grooving hard here at the other end of the decade! The album's got a clubby vibe in parts – the "boogie" ... read more CD

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Geraldo PinoHeavy Heavy Heavy (Let's Have A Party/Afro Soco Soul Live) ... CD
Retro Afric (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
They certainly got the title right on this one – because the groove is heavy heavy heavy, and the set is one of the funkiest African collections we've ever stocked! Geraldo Pino's often credited as the man who inspired part of the Fela sound of the 70s – and Pino was one of the first ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Geraldo Pino & The HeartbeatsLet's Have A Party ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1974. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Let's Have A Party, indeed – as it's hard not to celebrate when a record sounds this great! The album's a boiling batch of Afro Funk numbers from the legendary Geraldo Pino – a key influence on the sound of Fela, and an artist with a sound that's got a bit more James Brown in his ... read more CD

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Plunky & Oneness Of JujuLive In Paris ... CD
Corner Shop, 2006. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
One of the best recordings we've heard in years from saxophonist Plunky Branch – and one of the few to really capture the glory of his 70s classics with Oneness Of Juju! Given the billing of this set, it's clear that the older soul jazz spirit of Oneness is very strong in the conception of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing GitanCaravan ... CD
Gypsy Jazz, 2004. Used ... $6.99

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Mack PorterPeace On You (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tidal Waves, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
A really unique album from Mack Porter – a singer born in Ghana, but working here on the Swiss scene, where he'd landed after late 60s work in other European cities! The music is this very unusual hybrid of rock and soul, with a mixture of acoustic elements and larger orchestrations – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – on heavyweight vinyl!)

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Prince Henry De GreatUwa Bu Nke Onye ... LP
ONS, 1983. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Tito PuenteTito Puente & His Concert Orchestra ... LP
Tico, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
An excellent set from Tito – very funky, unlike most of his other work from the time! The record has a great electric vibe to it – thanks to a hip bass player in the group, to Charlie Palmieri, who plays organ and electric piano on the record, and to Tito himself, who's never sounded ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tito Puente & His Concert Orchestra ... LP 28.99

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Nadi QamarNuru Taa African Musical Idiom – Played On The Mama Likembi ... CD
Folkways, 1975. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
A rare solo album from Nadi Qamar – an artist who's probably best known for his brief piano appearance with Charles Mingus, but who's working here on the Mama Likembi – an instrument of his own creation that's kind of like a big kalimba! From the information in the notes, it appears ... 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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Ziad RahbaniAbu Ali ... LP
Relax In/We Want Sounds (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A rare "disco suite" from late 70s Lebanon – but one that's way more sophisticated than you might expect! Each side of the record features one long track – building on a melody that's catchy, but spread out with a mix of jazz instrumentation, and "oriental" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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RainbirdHolding On To A Thread ... LP
Chronic (Mexico), 2013. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Judity RavitzBolerio (180 gram pressing) ... LP
NMC/Be With (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
A wonderfully strange combination of musical elements – and one that really stands out because of that strangeness! Judith Ravitz is an Israeli singer, but she's also got a love for the music of Jorge Ben – and she recorded this sweet little set at a time when Jorge's backing group, A ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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RealityReality (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Dureco/Pseudonym (Netherlands), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Massive grooves from a very unique group! These guys play guitar and percussion all at once – in a flurry of fast grooves that rip away tremendously, but with a style that's still plenty darn earthy! There's definitely a bit of a global influence in the music overall, but the sound comes ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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RealityReality (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Dureco/P-Vine (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $14.99
Massive grooves from a very unique group! These guys play guitar and percussion all at once – in a flurry of fast grooves that rip away tremendously, but with a style that's still plenty darn earthy! There's definitely a bit of a global influence in the music overall, but the sound comes ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Terry Riley & Krishna BhattTerry Riley/Krishna Bhatt Duo ... CD
Be! (Germany), 1984. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
Unreleased work from Terry Riley – recorded in the WDR studios of German Radio, and a tremendous addition to his catalog! The first half of the music here features Riley on piano and electronics, in duet with Krishna Bhatt on sitar and tabla – in a mode that further unlocks the ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more CD

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RobMake It Fast Make It Slow ... LP
Essiebons/Soundway (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $22.99
The second album from Ghanaian funk singer, composer and arranger Rob – issued for the first time ever outside of Ghana, thanks to the deep diggers at Soundway! Rob sings in English throughout – and there's a slinky, slow-cooking, kinda strange groove on most of the numbers – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Make It Fast Make It Slow ... LP 19.99

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RobMake It Fast Make It Slow ... LP
Essiebons/Soundway (UK), 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
The second album from Ghanaian funk singer, composer and arranger Rob – issued for the first time ever outside of Ghana, thanks to the deep diggers at Soundway! Rob sings in English throughout – and there's a slinky, slow-cooking, kinda strange groove on most of the numbers – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Make It Fast Make It Slow ... LP 22.99

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RobRob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... CD
Essiebons/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
The funky Rob way is a massive one at that – a new path into Afro Funk modes for the 70s, with a groove that's made this set a collectors classic for decades! The group is tighter than most, yet more skittish too – percussion rattling alongside basslines that have these echoey ... read more CD
Also available Rob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... LP 20.99

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RobRob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... LP
Essiebons/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
The funky Rob way is a massive one at that – a new path into Afro Funk modes for the 70s, with a groove that's made this set a collectors classic for decades! The group is tighter than most, yet more skittish too – percussion rattling alongside basslines that have these echoey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... CD 10.99

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Rocket Juice & The MoonRocket Juice & The Moon ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2012. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Kind of an amazing collaboration – a core group that features Tony Allen, Damon Albarn, and Flea – with guest appearances by Erykah Badu, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Fatoumata Diawara, M.anifest, Cheick Tidiane Seck, and Thundercat! The sound of the set is surprisingly wonderful – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gilberto Rodriguez Y Los IntocablesSabor Maracuya Desnuda ... CD
Empty Cellar, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99 10.00
Far-reaching yet finely-honed Chicano soul and Afro Latin grooves from Gilberto Rodriguez & Los Intocables – a Bay Area combo putting a fresh spin on diverse influences, captured really well on a debut album that captures them so naturally you feel like they're right there in the room! A ... read more CD

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Eko RooseveltEko Roosevelt 1975 to 1982 ... LP
Nubiphone (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
A great collection of grooves from Eko Roosevelt – a singer with roots in Cameroon, but a career that largely focused on the Paris scene of the late 70s and early 80s – where Roosevelt developed a superb ability to blend sounds from his roots with more contemporary club-based styles! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ry-Co JazzDansons Avec Le Ry-Co Jazz ... LP
Vogue/Radio Martiko (Belgium), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
An early killer by Congolese combo Ry-Co Jazz – a set that's got as much Latin in the mix as the jazz in their name – and which serves up both with a lean style that's even groovier than some of the later work by the group! The album captures the combo at the height of their early fame ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! Please Note – The front artwork of the LP sleeves are variable.)

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SabicasSabicas Y Los Cantores ... CD
Planet (Switzerland), 1930s/1940s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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SabicasSabicas Y Los Cantores ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), 1930s/1940s. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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GS SachdevLive In Concert ... CD
Lyrichord, 1994. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Sahara All Star Band Of JosSahara All Star Band Of Jos ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
One of the funkiest combos we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – and that's saying a lot, given how much great music was going on at the time! These guys really know how to lean into a long song, and open it up with incredible instrumental sharpness – a way of coming together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Saigon Soul RevivalHoa Am Xu'A ... CD
Saigon Supersound, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the coolest concepts for a funky combo we've heard in a long time – and a group that are nicely different from some of the old school acts in recent years! These guys definitely work in a vintage funk style – but one that's filtered through a Vietnamese heritage, specifically ... read more CD
Also available Hoa Am Xu'A ... LP 26.99

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Saigon Soul RevivalHoa Am Xu'A ... LP
Saigon Supersound, 2019. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99
One of the coolest concepts for a funky combo we've heard in a long time – and a group that are nicely different from some of the old school acts in recent years! These guys definitely work in a vintage funk style – but one that's filtered through a Vietnamese heritage, specifically ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hoa Am Xu'A ... CD 19.99

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Dede Saint PrixL'Integrale Dede Saint Prix (5CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 80s/1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 5CD ... $19.99 29.98
20 years of music from the great Dede Saint Prix – collected here in a set that stands as a great introduction to his many talents! Dede sings, plays percussion, and also adds in a lot of his own work on flute – all in a groove that's been one of the strongest from the French Caribbean ... read more CD

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AK SalimAfro Soul Drum Orgy ... LP
Prestige, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Incredible! This is a stunning set of African-inspired jazzy percussion tracks – similar to some of the work done by Art Blakey on his Orgy In Rhythm albums, but with a lot better horn work, and with an overall conception that's much more unified! AK Salim did some sleepier work for Savoy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eva Salina & Peter StanSudbina – A Portrait Of Vida Pavlovic ... CD
Vogiton, 2018. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Salon Orchestra/Terig TucciDinner In Buenos Aires ... LP
RCA, 1950s. Very Good ... $4.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some surface wear and split seams.)

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Mammane SaniMammane Sani Et Son Orgue – La Musique Electronique Du Niger ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 1978. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
Amazing sounds from Niger – some really hypnotic lines on electric organ – played in a way that's unlike any other use of the instrument we've ever heard! There's a flowing, water-like quality to the music that's almost in the territory of Terry Riley's work on organ – yet the ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Mammane Sani Et Son Orgue – La Musique Electronique Du Niger (with bonus download) ... LP 18.99

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Mammane SaniMammane Sani Et Son Orgue – La Musique Electronique Du Niger (with bonus download) ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.98
Amazing sounds from Niger – some really hypnotic lines on electric organ – played in a way that's unlike any other use of the instrument we've ever heard! There's a flowing, water-like quality to the music that's almost in the territory of Terry Riley's work on organ – yet the ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Mammane Sani Et Son Orgue – La Musique Electronique Du Niger ... CD 12.99

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Saravah SoulSaravah Soul ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2008. Used ... $4.99
A whole new dimension in deep funk – Brazilian-tinged tunes served up by members of The Heliocentrics and Quantic Soul Orchestra! The sound here lives up to the best Samba Soul modes of 70s Brazil – grooves that are rooted in American traditions of funk and soul, particularly those of ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Jonathan Scales FourchestraMindstate Music ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
One of the most compelling mixes of steel pans and jazz we've ever heard – played by a group led by percussionist Jonathan Scales, and featuring a number of other differently-tuned steel drums in the mix! The instrumentation just features bass and drums alongside all the pans – which ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Tony SchwartzNew York 19 ... CD
Folkways, Mid 50s. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A very cool document of New York in the 50s! Tony Schwartz turns the Folkways ethnographic microphone to the streets of the city – and comes up with amazing sounds and audio documents of life in the Big Apple – specifically, all material recorded in postal zone 19 – hence the ... (Spoken Word, Global Grooves) 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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✨✧ ScorpiosScorpios (with bonus CD & download) ... LP
Afro 7 (Finland), 2017. New Copy ... $19.99
The Scorpios are a Sudanese group, now living in exile in London – and working here in this amazing remake of sounds from their homeland! The music has some echoes of the contemporary takes on Ethiopian music – definitely that blend of funk and exoticism – but there's also an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony ScottMusic For Zen Meditation ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $12.99
Beautiful work from reed player Tony Scott – recorded during a time when he was doing a lot of soul-searching with Eastern cultures! The set's a stripped-down batch of long tracks, with Scott's clarinet in the lead, and backing by 2 Japanese musicians on Koto and Shackuhachi. The tracks are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Selenites BandEthio Jazz Groove Project ... LP
Stereophonk, 2019. New Copy ... $29.99
An album that definitely lives up to the title – as the music here is rooted in classic Ethiopian modes, but also has the freer flow of a contemporary funky jazz ensemble! There have been other Ethio-styled albums from current groups in recent years, but this set may well be one of the best ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 300!)

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Kyriakos SfetsasGreek Fusion Orchestra Vol 2 ... CD
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1977. New Copy ... $16.99
Totally wonderful sounds from an artist who mixes Greek musical styles with tight 70s jazz modes – not the electric fusion that you'd guess from the title, but instead a really unique criss-crossing of two different cultures! There's plenty to love here if you love soulful 70s jazz – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Greek Fusion Orchestra Vol 2 (with bonus download) ... LP 24.99

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Kyriakos SfetsasGreek Fusion Orchestra Vol 2 (with bonus download) ... LP
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1977. New Copy Gatefold ... $24.99
Totally wonderful sounds from an artist who mixes Greek musical styles with tight 70s jazz modes – not the electric fusion that you'd guess from the title, but instead a really unique criss-crossing of two different cultures! There's plenty to love here if you love soulful 70s jazz – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Greek Fusion Orchestra Vol 2 ... CD 16.99

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Ananda ShankarAnanda Shankar (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Reprise/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 27.98
Insanely fantastic! Ananda Shankar was one of the hippest sitar players of the 60s – an artist who was not only steeped in the strongest traditions of Indian music heard in other more mainstream players, but one who also had a keen ear for modder and funkier grooves of the time! This rare ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ravi ShankarRaga – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Apple, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Groovy batch of ragas from the soundtrack to this film about Ravi Shankar. We've never heard of the film, but given that the whole thing's very lovingly packaged by Apple – with a good booklet and everything – you almost don't need to see the movie. George Harrison headed up the whole ... (Soundtracks, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(With booklet.)

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Ravi ShankarSounds Of India ... CD
Columbia, Late 50s. Used ... $3.99
A very early US release of work by Ravi Shankar – originally part of Columbia's "Adventures In Sound" series, a mixed mood music/world music imprint that offered up some excellent work in its day! The set begins with a compelling "Introduction To Indian Music" – ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ravi Shankar & Ali Akbar KhanRagas ... CD
Fantasy, Mid 60s. Used ... $3.99
Includes "Raga Palas Kafi", " Raga Bilashkani Todi", "Raga Ramdas Malhar" and "Raga Malika". CD

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Ravi Shankar & Andre PrevinConcerto For Sitar & Orchestra ... LP
Angel, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
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(UK EMI/His Masters Voice pressing, in a textured cover.)

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Ravi Shankar & Andre PrevinConcerto For Sitar & Orchestra/Morning Love – Ravi Shankar/Andre Previn/London Symphony Orchestra ... CD
Angel, 1976. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Oku SharehTurtle Dance Songs Of San Juan Pueblo ... CD
New World, 1979. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Shiv Kumar Sharma, Brijbushan Kabra & Hariprasad CCall Of The Valley ... CD
Hemisphere/IRS, 1968. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Shleu ShleuCrapaud ... LP
Dada Records (Haiti), 1977. Very Good+ ... $28.99
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Otto SidhartaFour Indonesian Electronic Pieces 1979 to 1984 ... LP
Sub Rosa (Belgium), Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Electronic music from a very far-flung source – served up here in a set of vintage recordings by one of the leading experimentalists in Indonesia at the end of the 70s – an artist with a sound that's nicely different than preceding decades of American and European electronic pioneers! ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Michael SnowLast LP – Unique Last Recordings Of The Music Of Ancient Cultures ... CD
Art Metropole, Mid 80s/1987. Used ... $24.99
A very unique project from musician/filmmaker/theorist Michael Snow – not sounds of his own creation, but more of a collage of unusual music from around the globe – presented in a spirit that definitely fits the title! Oddly, when the record was created in the 80s, it was also seen as ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print 1994 CD pressing.)
Also available Last LP – Unique Last Recordings Of The Music Of Ancient Cultures (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Michael SnowLast LP – Unique Last Recordings Of The Music Of Ancient Cultures (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Song Cycle (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99
A very unique project from musician/filmmaker/theorist Michael Snow – not sounds of his own creation, but more of a collage of unusual music from around the globe – presented in a spirit that definitely fits the title! Oddly, when the record was created in the 80s, it was also seen as ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)
Also available Last LP – Unique Last Recordings Of The Music Of Ancient Cultures ... CD 24.99

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Sones de Mexico Ensemble ChicagoFandango On 18th Street ... CD
Sones De Mexico, 2002. Used ... $0.99
... CD

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SorcerersIn Search Of The Lost City Of The Monkey God ... CD
ATA (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99
The Sorcerers return, and with a sound that's even deeper than before – a fantastic blend of funk and Ethiopian elements – but with a tightness that also resonates with some of the hipper European sound library work of the 70s! In fact, there's a mode here that's like those few special ... read more CD

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SorcerersSorcerers ... LP
ATA (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $24.99
A contemporary record, but one we'd rank right up there with the moodiest, most exotic African funk albums of the 70s – especially the gems we've discovered through the Ethiopiques series! These guys play in a style that certainly references Ethiopian reeds and keyboard work of the 70s, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Carmen SouzaSilver Messengers ... CD
Galileo (Germany), 2010. Used ... $6.99
A tribute to Horace Silver. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Dexter StoryBahir ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
The world of Dexter Story just keeps getting bigger and bigger – not just because he's a richly collaborative player, but also because he's got this musical style that really opens up to so many different elements – but without ever sounding like he's trying to crash them together in ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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