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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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ZeitIl Cherchio Degli Antichi Colori (with bonus 7 inch single) ... LP
Black Sweat (Italy), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Weird and wonderful work from Zeit – an Italian group, but one who seem to embrace a whole world's worth of influences with their music! The work is heavy on percussion – including congas, tablas, darburka, and other instrument – mixed with string sounds on berimbau, guitar, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus 7 inch!)

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✨✧ Pablo ZieglerAsfalto – Street Tango ... CD
RCA/BMG, 1998. Used ... $5.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print. Small drill hole through rear case & barcode.)

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Various La Decouverte Des Instruments De La Musique Classique Maghrebine ... CD
Club Du Disque Arabe (France), 1989. Used ... $6.99
Music from Rahma Mabrouk, Aouli Mohamed, Abdelkrim Dali, Mustapha Bahar, Abdelghani, Mohamed Bahar, Kasdaali, Orchestre de Fez, Hassan Elgharbi & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAfrica – Ancient Ceremonies Dance Music & Songs Of Ghana – Recorded In Ghana By Stephen Jay ... LP
Nonesuch, 1979. Very Good+ ... $8.99
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(Cover has some wear along the top seam.)

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VariousAfrica Airways 4 – Disco Funk Touchdown 1976 to 1983 (with bonus download) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
We've had some great trips on Africa Airways in recent years – and this sweet fourth set proves once again that the fun lies in the journey, not the destination! As before, the cuts here share a lot more with American funk than you might think – especially the tight late 70s style with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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VariousAfrican Dreamland – Enchanting, Calming Songs For Relaxation & Sweet Dreams ... CD
Putumayo, 2008. Used ... $2.99
Music from Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Mapumba, Kaissa, Famoro Diabate, Samite, Chiwoniso, Hijas Del Sol, Habib Koite & Bamada, Toumani DiabateBernadette Aningi & Anita Daulne & Tete Alhinho. CD
(Sticker over barcode.)

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VariousAfrican Pearls – Senegal 70 – Musical Effervescence ... LP
Syllart/African Pearls (UK), 1970s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
Amazing work from the Senegalese scene of the 70s – easily one of the hippest musical hotspots on the African continent at the time, as you'll hear by the wonderful tracks on this set! Senegalese groups really embrace a wide range of sounds – not just traditional elements, or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrobeat/Brasil ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A killer collection of contemporary Afro Funk work – but all served up from quite a surprising source! The music here is all from Brazil, but also continues that nation's long tradition of sharing roots and culture with the continent across the Atlantic – a legacy that's sometimes been ... read more CD

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VariousAfrosonique Vol 1 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), 1970s/2017. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99
The first installment in a series that we hope to hear from often in years to come – as it offers up new remixes of older African funk tracks from the 70s – but all in a way that crackles with the best contemporary energy of the London scene! Most of the material was issued in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAir Africa – Noir C'Est Noir Premiere Volume Special Issue – Afro Beat & Soul ... LP
Aziza (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
African tracks, but with plenty of influence from American soul and funk – either 60s modes that echo Memphis and New Orleans, or Latin soul modes from Spanish Harlem, or even some of the looser, groovier styles of the 70s! Most tracks here are from the Congo and West Africa – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... CD
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic collection of funk from the 70s scene in Ivory Coast – music that's every bit as heavy on jazz-based solos as it is on the grooves – with some especially strong sax lines that really give the tunes a lot of soul! The music here is nice and raw, and often very stripped-down ... read more CD
Also available Akwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP 25.99

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99
A fantastic collection of funk from the 70s scene in Ivory Coast – music that's every bit as heavy on jazz-based solos as it is on the grooves – with some especially strong sax lines that really give the tunes a lot of soul! The music here is nice and raw, and often very stripped-down ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Akwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... CD 16.99

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VariousAloha Got Soul – Soul, AOR & Disco In Hawai'I 1979 to 1985 (180 gram pressing – with CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Sweet soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – a surprisingly strong source of well-crafted, warmly-produced grooves – all with a special sort of sparkle that reminds us a lot of the best Bay Area or LA sounds of the time! There's a sunny vibe to the music that really belies its roots ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD of the entire album!)

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VariousAndina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... CD
Tiger's Milk (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Peruvian grooves from the heights of the Andes – but music that also resonates strongly with the hipper Latin styles of the South American scene at the time! These aren't the moody pan flute numbers that were popularized abroad in the 60s – the kinds of records that played big with the ... read more CD
Also available Andina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... LP 28.99

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VariousAndina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... LP
Tiger's Milk (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Peruvian grooves from the heights of the Andes – but music that also resonates strongly with the hipper Latin styles of the South American scene at the time! These aren't the moody pan flute numbers that were popularized abroad in the 60s – the kinds of records that played big with the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Andina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... CD 13.99

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VariousAngola 60s – 1956 to 1970 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
The first volume of Buda's excellent 5-CD overview of Angolan popular music – kind of a scaled down counterpart to the label's essential Ethiopiques series! Angola was a long-time colony of Portugal so it shouldn't be surprising that much of the music reveals strong traces of Portuguese and ... read more CD

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VariousAnimal Playground – Playful Tracks From Around The World ... CD
Putumayo, 2007. Used ... $2.99
Music from the Wee Hairy Beasties, Asheba, Quartetto Cetra, Guillermo Anderson, the Be Good Tanyas, Gary Rosen, Ze Renato, Les P'tits Loups du Jazz, Samba Salad, Don Spencer, Terri Hendrix, Phil Melancon & Ladysmith Black Mambazo. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAntilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Caribbean ... CD
Fanon (France), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
The French Antilles have been a huge source of influence on the global scene of the past few decades – especially during the big years of the zouk explosion, which opened up the island grooves to a huge global audience! But there's a much richer history of Antilles music that doesn't always ... read more CD

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VariousBambara Mystic Soul – The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974 to 1979 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Mid 70s. Near Mint- 2LP GATEFOLD ... $22.99
Raw sound, indeed – and possibly one of the most hard-hitting compilations so far from the Analog Africa label! There's a quality here that's mighty fresh, and which shows us that there's still plenty of African nuggets to find, if you know where to dig! Much of the music has a dark, moody ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBiguine – Valse Et Mazurka Creoles 1929 to 1940 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 20s/1930s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 29.99
The early years of biguine – showcased here in a huge collection of recordings from Guadeloupe – an overseas French territory who seemed to share the same early love of jazz as the Parisian scene! Biguine is a wonderful hybrid of Caribbean rhythms and jazz-based instrumentation – ... read more CD
 
 



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