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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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NkengasDestruction ... CD
Orbitone/Secret Stash, 1973. Used ... $8.99
Early work from a group who later grew into the famous Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa – recording here in London with a great raw sound – and an unusual mix of modes that's part Afro Funk, part something else entirely! The set's got that unique post-colonial vibe of some of the other ... read more CD
Also available Destruction ... LP 49.99

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✨✧ NkengasDestruction ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Good+ ... $49.99
Early work from a group who later grew into the famous Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa – recording here in London with a great raw sound – and an unusual mix of modes that's part Afro Funk, part something else entirely! The set's got that unique post-colonial vibe of some of the other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing! Cover has masking tape on the seams and spine, discoloration from age, and several ink stamps on back.)
Also available Destruction ... CD 8.99

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Nubiyan TwistJungle Run ... CD
Strut (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Great work from a group who really know how to open up their sound – a larger ensemble who might have sounded like an Afro Funk combo at one time, but who've really done a lot to find their own special groove! The mix of sharp instrumentation, percussion, and horns could have just gotten a ... read more CD

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Mike Nyoni & Born FreeMy Own Thing ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $8.99 19.98
Wonderfully trippy sounds from Mike Nyoni – one of the funkier talents in the Zamrock scene of the 70s – even though he also works with lots of the slight psychedelic touches of other contemporaries too! Mike's style on guitar is a bit too loose to be funk, but it's also got this nice ... read more CD

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Minoru ObataUta Wa Eien Ni – Obata Minoru No Subete ... LP
Victor (Japan), 1981. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers Band (1974) ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1974. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(French pressing. Cover has light wear and a small sticker.)

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Ebenezer ObeyOnly Condition To Save Nigeria ... LP
Obey, 1984. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Nigerian pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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OfegeHow Do You Feel (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Tidal Waves, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.98
The fourth and final album from Ofege – and a set that shows the Nigerian group still very much at the top of their game – soaring out on fast funk rhythms that often echo American styles of the time, but with a lot more edge – and produced with all these cool trippy touches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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DA Ogbebor & His Super Sound Of NigeriaBini ... LP
Akpolla (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, with heavy wear at the opening held down with wide clear tape.)

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Ogyatanaa Show BandAfrican Fire Yerefrefre ... LP
Survival Research (Australia), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
The debut album from the Ogyatanaa Show Band – a group who'd been working heavily on the Ghana scene in the early 70s, and who begin this set with a side-long track that pays tribute to all the giants in the world of highlife! That track's quite unusual – a highlife number, but one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alogte Oho & His Sounds Of JoyMam Yinne Wa ... LP
Philophon (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
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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Tony OkorojiJuliana ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1981. Poor ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition, with a melted spot in the middle of the play surface. Cover has overall wear, some stains, and waviness from moisture.)

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Tony OkorojiMama & Papa ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1982. Fair ... $16.99
Nigerian boogie/disco. LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: Fair condition. Cover has wear and some pen notations. Vinyl has a heated spot that skips on "Mama & Papa" and "Onyinye Chukwu".)

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Sonny OkosunLiberation ... LP
Shanachie, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
US issue of some of Sonny's African recordings from the early 80s. The groove here is afro-pop, with crisp guitars and a lighter beat than Fela's style of afrobeat, but with similar cascading horn parts. The production's a bit slicker too, with the vocals pushed way forward in the mix. Titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pericomo Okoye & His Traditional Dance Group Of Aro-NdizuoguOgba Aghara 1990 ... LP
ACO (Nigeria), 1990. Poor ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in terrible condition unfortunately. Cover has heavy wear and aging, with wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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John OkporUkpe Basa Uno ... LP
G-E-T Records (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and aging.)

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Victor OlaiyaVictor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1970. Used ... $9.99
Massive work from this funky Nigerian cat – a set that offers up a key mix of James Brown funk and home-grown elements – all in a blend that's totally unique! The 1970 album mixes together equal parts African highlife and American soul – making for a style that's heavy one minute ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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OlatunjiHigh Life – The New Dance Sensation ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the more obscure Olatunji sessions on Columbia – but a record that's still got plenty of firey percussion! Titles include "Bo Su Aye", "Ashafa", "Ojo Davis", and "Dyke Ko Dide". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)

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Alhaji Fatayi Olowonyo & His Native Guitar BandAlhaji Fatayi Olowonyo & His Native Guitar Band (OKLP 45) ... LP
Ogo Oluwakitan Trading Co (Nigeria), 1975. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with small stickers.)

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✨✧ De Lawrence Omoruyi & His Flamingo Dance BandOnalele Sound ... LP
Akpola (Nigeria), 1976. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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One WorldThis Baby Is Mine ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good ... $43.99
Titles include "Ready For Love", "Brown Cake", "This Baby Is Mine", "A Whole Life Time", and "Mind Searcher". (Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice and clean overall. Cover has two small ink stamps, as do the labels.)

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Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv ... LP
Black Fire/Now Again, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
A fantastic record from one of the greatest underground jazz groups of the 70s! Oneness of Juju are perhaps best known for the heavy funk of their first album, African Rhythms – but we're actually partial to this second album – a warmly spiritual batch of soul jazz tracks, and a set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Lacquered from the original master tapes in a tip-on sleeve. Includes 12 page booklet!)

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OnipaWe No Be Machine ... CD
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $7.99 12.99
That image on the cover is a fantastic visual representation of the sound of Onipa – a group who draw on older cultures with roots in Ghana, but who are clearly poised to shoot out into the cosmos with lots of future energy in their music! Percussion is a mix of acoustic and electric, and ... read more CD
Also available We No Be Machine ... LP 19.99

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OnipaWe No Be Machine ... LP
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 29.99
That image on the cover is a fantastic visual representation of the sound of Onipa – a group who draw on older cultures with roots in Ghana, but who are clearly poised to shoot out into the cosmos with lots of future energy in their music! Percussion is a mix of acoustic and electric, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We No Be Machine ... CD 7.99

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Onyeka OnwenuEndless Life ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1981. Good ... $6.99
Produced by Sonny Okosun, who also wrote most of the tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a bit more near the bottom than the top.)

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✨✧ Geetee OnwukaAmaekpu Special ... LP
Anodisc (Nigeria), 1977. Very Good ... $99.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear and bent corners.)

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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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William Onyeabor & OthersWhat? – William Onyeabor Remixed ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2014. Used ... $6.99
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 CD

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $9.99 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 14.99

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99 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 9.99

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OpheliaOphelia Marie ... LP
Saultone (Barbados), 1978. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Orchestra BaobabNight At Club Baobab – Senegalese Dance Music Of The 70s ... CD
Oriki (France), 1970s. Used ... $13.99
A tremendous compilation of rare work by one of the hippest African groups of the 70s – the mighty Orchestra Baobab, a combo who wove together many different strands of jazz, funk, and soul! The tunes here are all live ones – recorded in the mid 70s in the group's home turf at Club ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Orchestra BaobabPirates Choice ... CD
World Circuit (Germany), 1982. Used ... $9.99
Hardly a pirate album at all – and instead one of the first big global moments of fame for the mighty Orchestra Baobob – a Senegalese combo who'd really been honing their craft during the 70s! The album has the group working with all the soulful currents of their early work – and ... read more CD
(Original CD pressing.)

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Orchestra BaobabSpecialist in All Styles ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 1982. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print, penmark through slipcover barcode.)

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De CotonouCotonou Club ... CD
Strut (UK), 2011. Used ... $6.99
The first record in years from these Afro Funk giants – but don't hold it against them, as the whole thing's pretty darn wonderful! There's a rich, vibrant sound here that really lives up to the group's legacy from years back – and production is right on the money to keep things right ... read more CD

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Ordo SakhnaBest Of Ordo ... CD
Pure Nature, 2010. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Orlu Brothers International BandOnye Ejile Uwa Eme Onu ... LP
Super International (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on all sides, with some pen and a patch of stuck-on paper on back.)

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✨✧ Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeNdi Dum Tufu Dum Cho 83 ... LP
Sposa (Nigeria), 1983. Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and splitting.)

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✨✧ Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeOsadebe 76 Vol 2 ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1976. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on the seams and spine, surface wear, creases, and some pen. Labels have some peeling and pen.)

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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeOsondi Owendi (with bonus download) ... LP
Polydor/Hive Mind (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeUnubi Top Special ... LP
Sposa (Nigeria), 1984. Fair ... $12.99
Two long tracks – "Unubi Top Special" and "Nwa Amaka"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, and tape on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Osita OsadebeOsadebe In 80s – Oyolima Vol 1 ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1980s. Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen. Label has light pen.)

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✨✧ Stephen Osita OsadebeOnu Kwulunjo Okwue Nma ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1981. Fair ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, aging, stains and some clear tape along the spine.)

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Odomore Osarenren & Ewaen Osetin Stars Of BeninWowemwanta ... LP
Matts (Nigeria), Late 80s. Very Good- ... $99.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover is stained on the bottom half with some small flaky spots. B-side has lightly stained labels and plays with some surface noise.)

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Sonny Oti & His GroupLate Nite Husband ... LP
Homzy (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear and a half split top seam. Labels have ink stamps.)

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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)... $13.99
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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✨✧ Owiny Sigoma BandOwiny Sigoma Band ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2011. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent work by a group with a very unique vibe – one with African roots, but a sound that's really transformed through their presentation – given bits of odd rhythms, dubby production, and other nice touches – yet all in a way that still respects the core essence of the music! ... read more CD

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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 ... $19.99
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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Guglielmo Pagnozzi & Voodoo Sound ClubGuglielmo Pagnozzi & Voodoo Sound Club ... CD
Cinedelic (Italy), 2011. Used ... $8.99
A groovy little set – one that mixes up Afro Funk influences with bits of Italian sound library grooving – but all with a contemporary twist that's mighty nice! Guglielmo Pagnozzi handles alto sax, farfisa, and even some percussion – and his horn really dominates the sound on ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Pazy & The Black HippiesWa Ho Ha ... LP
Secret Stash, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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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✨✧ PeaceBlack Power ... CD
Copperbelt/Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really raw set from 70s Africa – one that's more rock than Afro Funk, but which has a pretty hypnotic groove overall! The group's heavy on guitars, which are often played in a fuzzy, jamming sort of way – but with different tones and phrasing than American or Anglo psyche groups ... read more CD
Also available Black Power ... CD 9.99

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PeaceBlack Power ... CD
Copperbelt/Groovie (Spain), Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
A really raw set from 70s Africa – one that's more rock than Afro Funk, but which has a pretty hypnotic groove overall! The group's heavy on guitars, which are often played in a fuzzy, jamming sort of way – but with different tones and phrasing than American or Anglo psyche groups ... read more CD

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✨✧ Percentie BrothersSongs In Goombay ... LP
Art, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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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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Geraldo PinoAfro Soco Soul Live ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A blistering batch of live tracks from the amazing Geraldo Pino – super-tight Afro Funk with a groove to rival some of James Brown's funkiest work! Pino clearly takes a lot of cues from The Godfather in the way he leads the band – working with an MC who starts the set and calls him to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Geraldo PinoBoogie Fever (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Geraldo Pino & The HeartbeatsLet's Have A Party ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ PolyrhythmicsLibra Stripes ... CD
Kept, 2013. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Afro Funk mixed with lots of wah wah guitar – a wonderfully wicked set from the Polyrthmics, and one that's got an even sharper groove than ever before! These guys have all the right rhythms and horns to get an Afro Funk groove just right – but the guitar is often a bit tighter and ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Popular Osi & His Lucky Dance BandNo Money No Enjoyment ... LP
Sir Dolu (Nigeria), 1984. Very Good- ... $59.99
A really rare one from the Nigerian scene – the first record on the small Sir Dolu label! The date is 1984, but the sound is nice and raw – fast percussion and guitar, and vocals recorded with this really great echoey vibe – on four long tracks. LP, Vinyl record album
(Record has some light marks, but plays pretty nicely overall.)

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Hubert Porter with The Jamaican CalypsoniansCalypsos From Jamaica ... LP
Dub Store (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
A great mix of modes from Hubert Porter – tunes that are definitely the calypsos promised in the title, but which also have some unique elements that mark them as Jamaican, too – touches of mento, nice jazzy elements in the music, and that bubbling up of the new island modes that would ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mack PorterPeace On You (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tidal Waves, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 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+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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PRO (People Rock Outfit)Blacky Joe (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
EMI/Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
The People Rock Outfit really knock it out of the park with this dark-edged classic from the 70s – one of the heaviest albums we've heard from the Nigerian scene at the time, and a record that's almost got more of a South African spirit overall! These guys effortlessly mix together funk and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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Psychedelic AliensPsycho African Beat ... CD
Academy, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
A lost chapter from the late 60s/early 70s Ghana scene – a great mix of African rhythms & melodies with the raw grit of garage rock, the heavy groove of funk and soul, the swirling and fuzzed out guitars and organ of psychedelia – the Psycho African Beat of The Psychedelic Aliens! ... read more CD
(Beautiful hardbound book style packaging – with a thick set of and photos and notes by band leader Carl Ricky Telfer!)

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Nadi QamarNuru Taa African Musical Idiom – Played On The Mama Likembi ... CD
Folkways, 1975. New Copy Gatefold ... $8.99 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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Qua Musical SocietyEtore Akin Vol 1 ... LP
Coconut (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $33.99
A group from Lagos, led by BB Ekpenyong – with a sound that's a lot more rootsy that you'd expect for the date! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, but is pretty decent overall.)

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Ramblers Dance BandHit Sound Of The Ramblers Dance Band ... LP
Decca (UK), 1968. Very Good- ... $29.99
A fantastic record by a really wonderful group one who've got all these complex elements in their rhythms, and some great horns and guitar over the top! LP, Vinyl record album
(Nigerian pressing, on Afrodisia! Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall. Vinyl is clean, and plays well.)

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Ranil Y Su Conjunto TropicalRanil Y Su Conjunto Tropical (with bonus download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy ... $29.99 31.99
Mindblowing Amazonian cumbia from Ranil – music created way up in the mountain territory of Iquitos – with a lean vibe that maybe speaks of the isolation of the artist and his group! The tracks are mostly instrumental, and have a fair bit of electric guitar in the lead over rootsy ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 2000 copies! Includes download and poster.)

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RasRhythmic Altered State ... CD
Sonar Kollektiv/Best Seven (Germany), 2002. Used ... $2.99
Straddling the line between programmed beats and live musicians, RAS is the brainchild of newcomer Robert Galic, released under the wing of Jazzanova on the Sonar Kollektiv. Crisp, tight production combines with a light Afro beat leaning and spare, uncomplicated grooves, a breath of fresh air in ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ras KimonoWhat's Gwan ... LP
Polygram (Nigeria), 1990. Fair ... $5.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: FAIR CONDITION. Cover has moderate wear and staining.)

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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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Renaissance Players/Winsome EvansSephardic Experience Vol 2 – Apples & Honey ... CD
Celestial Harmonies, 1998. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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✨✧ RevolutionariesAfro Rock (part 1, part 2) ... 12-inch
Sky Note, 1977. Good (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
(Reggae, Global Grooves) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some wear and a bit of pen.)

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Rhythm DevilsRhythm Devils Play River Music – The Apocalypse Now Sessions ... CD
Ryko, 1980. Used ... $5.99
Mickey Heart of the Grateful Dead teams up with Mike Hinton and Airto Moriera for this percussion heavy session, ostensibly recorded for use in Apocalypse Now. 11 tracks in all: "Compound", "Trenches", "Street Gang", "The Beast", "Steps", "Tar ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 ... $16.99
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

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Harry RoesliTitik Api ... LP
Aktuil/Lamunai (France), 1975. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $32.99
A mindblowing double-length set from Indonesian genius Harry Roesli – a record that brings together some of the older roots of the music of his nation with a very freewheeling style that's clearly inspired by some of the most progressive talents of the psychedelic years! There's a few tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rosko/John BerberianMusic & Gibran – A Contemporary Interpretation Of The Author Of The Prophet ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A very unusual project from this New York DJ – with great exotic sounds from John Berberian! (Spoken Word, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(In a no-title cover.)

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✨✧ Lord Russell's Bongo PercussionistsCaribean Holiday ... LP
Al-Fi, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Features vocals from Ernesto San Miguel! Titles include "Bamboo House", "They Never Say No In Jamaica", "Pull The Curtain", and "The Cry For Love Love Love". (Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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SabahAl Warka Kartasht (double a-side single) ... 7-inch
Parlophone (Lebanon), Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Parlophone sleeve, with some pen.)

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✨✧ Sabanoh 75Sabanoh/Konko ... 7-inch
Sabanoh Sounds, 1976. Very Good- ... $5.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some pen.)

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Sahara All Star Band Of JosSahara All Star Band Of Jos ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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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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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✨✧ Mammane SaniUnreleased Tapes 1982 to 1984 ... LP
Sahel Sounds, Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Other-worldly music from Mammane Sani – the cat playing the cool typewriter-looking organ on the front cover – which comes across here with a sound that's nice and spooky, and not unlike Sun Ra playing some of his cool electric keyboards! The style is maybe more tuneful and ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Boris Sarbek & His OrchestraDark Eyes – Songs Of The Steppes ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Very Good- ... $1.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label Adventures In Sound pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "The Coachman".)

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Tadao & Kazue SawaiKoto Plays Latin Fantasy ... LP
RCA (Japan), 1960s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi, which is bent with a small tear. Cover has a small split in the top seam.)

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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
Also available Mindstate Music ... CD 4.99

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Jonathan Scales FourchestraMindstate Music ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $4.99
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
Also available Mindstate Music ... CD 8.99

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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 ... $14.99
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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✨✧ Semi Colon & Afro Euro AjunkwaYugo High ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1980. Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: Cover has heavy wear, moisture staining and stuck on paper.)

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Masao SenSen Masao Zenkyokushu – Otoko No Aika ... LP
Minoruphone (Japan), Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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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

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Shango Dance BandShango Dance Band ... CD
Comb & Razor, Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Insanely wonderful work from Shango Dance Band – a group headed by onetime Fela Kuti bandmate Ojo Okeji – whose bass work here is worth the price of admission alone! Okeji was a key part of Fela's Koola Lobitos, until leaving the group in 1968 – and taking some of the best ... read more CD

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Ananda ShankarAnanda Shankar (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Reprise/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 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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Anoushka Shankar & Karsh KaleBreathing Under Water ... CD
EMI/Manhattan, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD & sticker over barcode.)

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✨✧ Ravi ShankarEssential Ravi Shankar ... CD
Columbia, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/1980s/Early 90s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ravi ShankarExotic Sitar & Sarod ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Mid 60s release of some earlier sides recorded by Ravi in India – classic work with Ali Akbar Khan on sarod, plus Alla Rakha on tabla and Ashkish Kumar on tanpura. The album features two long ragas, each making up a side of the record – "Raga Shree" and "Raga Sindhu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)
 
 



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