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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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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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Omar SosaEast African Journey ... CD
Ota, 2020. Used ... $11.99
Omar Sosa on grand piano, percussion, vocals and kalimba, Steve Arguelles on drums, percussion and simmon drums, and Christophe Minck on double bass, moof voyager, synths and modular ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Laba SossehAll About Laba Sosseh ... CD
Afritino (Senegal), 2006. Used ... $6.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Soul BrothersJive Explosion ... LP
Earthworks, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... CD
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... read more CD
Also available Star Beams Play Disco Specials ... LP 20.99

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... LP
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Star Beams Play Disco Specials ... CD 10.99

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Star LoversBoafo Ne Nyame (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
The title proclaims "highlife is back" – but it's also pretty darn funky here, thanks to a strong dose of influence from American soul music! In fact, the highlife quality is a bit more subdued than usual – still some great guitar lines, criss-crossing in nice ways – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StormersLovers Song (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG/Tabansi (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The Stormers are a group who rose from the ashes of the legendary Lagos funk combo Aktion – and they step out here with a really storming sound that definitely earns them their name! The groove is funk of the tightest form possible – especially for the start of the 80s – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Cesar Stroscio/Claudio Enriquez/Hubert TissierEsquina – Musiques Du Rio De La Plata ... CD
Buda (France), 1995. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features Cesar Stroscio on bandoneon, Claudio 'Pino' Enriquez on guitar, and Hubert Tissier on bass. CD
(Out of print.)

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Jorge Strunz & Ardeshir FarahZona Torrida ... CD
Selva, 2004. Used ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Promotional CDr copy with a punch through the barcode.)

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Albert SuissaEl Khadm Oulhorra (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Zakiphon (Israel), Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $8.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Stewart SukumaBoleia Africana ... CD
Vidisco (Mozambique), 2000s/Early 2010s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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SurpriseBelieve Me ... LP
Beau Monde (France), 1983. New Copy ... $29.99
A wicked bit of 80s electro soul – one that's heavy on Yamaha keyboards and beats, but which was also recorded in Gabon – which gives the whole record a very different sound than New York material of the time! The rhythms are definitely in the funky soul side of the spectrum, but have ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Graciela SusanaBest Songs ... CD
EMI (Japan), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Includes 30 tracks on two CD's. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Sweet TalksOdo Gyae ... LP
Rexaboat, Late 70s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Features vocals from Tony Mensah – and arrangements from guitarist Solo Mensah and drummer JY Thornty. Recorded in Ghana, but issued in the US by a small Chicago label! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but this is a great copy overall.)

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Tabansi Studio BandTabansi Studio Band Vol 3 – Wakar Alhazai Kano ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Fantastic longform grooves from the Tabansi Studio Band – a cool combo who worked to support Nigerian artists on the Tabansi label, but who have a sound here that's very much their own! These tracks are a lot wilder and more freewheeling than any of the group's music behind a singer – ... read more CD

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Rachid TahaOle Ole ... CD
Mango, 1995. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Lord Tanamo & FriendsFestival Jump Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gaydisc/Doctor Bird (UK), 1965. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A seminal album in Jamaican music from Lord Tanamo – a singer with roots in calypso, but a sound that really paves the way for ska and rocksteady to come! The record's a full length set from the Gaydisc label of important early producer Sonia Pottinger – and like some of Pottinger's ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Ebo TaylorPalaver ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
A never-issued session from the legendary Ebo Taylor – recorded right at a time when Taylor was really hitting on all burners! The sessions were done for the Nigerian Tabansi label, but feature Ebo's touring band from Ghana – a tight combo whose crackling rhythms are perfect for his ... read more CD

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TchekaLonji ... CD
Lusafrica, 2007. Used ... $7.99
... CD

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Lilly TchiumbaAngola – Songs Of My People ... CD
Monitor, 1975. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A really unique little record – an album of original songs based on older tradition, and one that interweaves elements of Portuguese culture with deeper roots of Angolan music! Lilly Tchiumba penned all the tracks herself, and sings in the Angolan language of Kimbundu – but there's a ... 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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Teaspoon & The WavesTeaspoon & The Waves ... CD
Soul Jazz Pop/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Clubby work from the South African scene of the 70s – but a set that's got a very equal amount of jazz – as you might guess from the group's saxophone-wielding leader on the cover! Tracks are long, and build from an instrumental core first – often leaving out vocals entirely, as ... read more CD
Also available Teaspoon & The Waves ... LP 25.99

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Teaspoon & The WavesTeaspoon & The Waves ... LP
Soul Jazz Pop/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
Clubby work from the South African scene of the 70s – but a set that's got a very equal amount of jazz – as you might guess from the group's saxophone-wielding leader on the cover! Tracks are long, and build from an instrumental core first – often leaving out vocals entirely, as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Teaspoon & The Waves ... CD 11.99

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Teresa TengFurusato To Wa Dokodesuka ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1977. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(2018 Japanese pressing.)

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Teresa TengJeremina No Aruita Michi (Jeremina's Path) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1981. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(2018 Japanese pressing.)

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Riccardo Tesi & BanditalianaLune ... CD
Il Manifesto (Italy), 2004. Used ... $9.99
Riccardo Tesi on organ, Daniele Mencarelli on double bass, Mauro Fadda on percussion, Ettore Bonafe on percussion and vibraphone, and Maurizio Gerion voice, guitar, baglama and tambourine. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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ThabaEyes Rest Their Feet ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2020. Sealed ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Mor ThiamDini Safarrar ... CD
Rite/Jazzman (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $8.99
A killer little record that's way more than just a set of obscure Afro-styled grooves – given that the whole thing was produced by funky soul genius Oliver Sain – and features work from avant jazz musicians who include Oliver Lake on alto and flute, Lester Bowie on trumpet, and Charles ... read more CD

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Alfred ThongaFire ... LP
Lancelaux Foty (France), Mid/Late 80s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Justin ThurgurNo Confusion ... CD
Funkiwala (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $13.99
Trombonist Justin Thurgur has spend time on the more global side of the scene in London during recent years – and here, he brings that experience to bear on a jazz set with a very unusual vibe! It's not easy to pick the straight influences of the tunes – there's currents of Afro Funk ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available No Confusion ... LP 22.99

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Justin ThurgurNo Confusion ... LP
Funkiwala (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $22.99
Trombonist Justin Thurgur has spend time on the more global side of the scene in London during recent years – and here, he brings that experience to bear on a jazz set with a very unusual vibe! It's not easy to pick the straight influences of the tunes – there's currents of Afro Funk ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available No Confusion ... CD 13.99

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Tielman BrothersLittle Bird ... LP
Delta (Holland), 1968. Very Good ... $24.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label pressing, DELP 022S, in a flip back cover. Cover has some edge wear, lightly bent corners, and some writing in pen on back.)

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✨✧ TNT (The Night Train)Making Tracks (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
Caribbean funk and soul from TNT – a mix of nicely grooving instrumentals that blend soul, funk and reggae very well – plus numbers with vocals by The Superb! The group does a pretty terrific job of bring sun-toasted Caribbean flavors to a range of songs from the realms of organ funk, ... read more CD
(In a very cool Japanese-styled, LP-like cardboard sleeve cover!)

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Ali Farka ToureAli Farka Toure (1987) ... CD
Mango, 1987. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ali Farka Toure with Ry CooderTalking Timbuktu ... CD
World Circuit, 1994. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Vieux Farka ToureFondo ... CD
Six Degrees, 2009. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Vieux Farka ToureMon Pays ... CD
Six Degrees, 2013. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Vieux Farka ToureSamba ... CD
Six Degrees, 2017. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Vieux Farka ToureSecret ... CD
Six Degrees, 2011. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Trans-Kalahari QuintetLong Journey Home ... CD
Ansonica, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Nice work from the Trans-Kalahari Quintet – a group that mostly resides in Botswana, but which also has a vibe that reminds us of South African jazz traditions from back in the 70s and 80s! The tunes all have a strong sense of flow – a rhythmic pulse that engages other southern African ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Jorge TrasanteFolklore Afro Uruguayo – Investigacion Musical Desde Las Raices ... LP
Sondor/Lion, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
An excellent album of spare percussion tracks – served up by Jorge Trasante, who'd later rise to fame in the Gypsy Kings – but who here is working as a young percussionist with a great love of South American rhythms! As the title implies, the set is an exploration of the roots of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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UrubambaUrubamba (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The flute sound of the Andes gets a bit of a hip 70s twist – in this album produced by Paul Simon, caught somewhere between his version of "El Condor Pasa" and his later South African pop. The group's got a traditional Peruvian feel – pan flutes, percussion, and a bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Glen VelezSeven Heaven ... LP
CMP (Germany), 1987. Near Mint- ... $14.99
With Glen Velez on a myriad of percussion, Layne Redmond on mbira and ramana, and Steve Gorn on bansuri bamboo flute. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker on back.)

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Vis-A-VisObi Agye Me Dofo ... LP
Continental/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Incredible late work from the great West African dance band Vis-A-Vis – a brilliant set from 1977 that demonstrates good and well why the band were so greatly in demand both live and in the studio! The group had spent quite a bit of time backing the great Ghanaian singer K. Frimpong in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Voilaaa (Patchworks)Voicii ... CD
Favorite (France), 2021. New Copy ... $19.99
We've loved the music of Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart in all its many forms for years – but over time, this Voilaaa project might well be our favorite – as it really gives Patchworks a way to blend past and present, while also reaching out over the space of the globe! As before, ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Wau Wau CollectifYaral Sa Doom ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99
A record that's maybe a bit misleading in its title – as the Wau Wau Collectif isn't really a fully-formed group, but instead a host of different singers and musicians recorded in a small village in Senegal – then brought together in the studio by bassist/singer Aruouna Kane, then ... read more CD
Also available Yaral Sa Doom ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ Wau Wau CollectifYaral Sa Doom ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Yaral Sa Doom ... CD 12.99

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Wells FargoWatch Out (CD & hardcover book) ... CD
Now Again, Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.98
Funky-strutting genius from Wells Fargo – one of the coolest, heaviest acts to come out of the Zimbabwe scene of the 70s – a moment when hard rock and soulful basslines came together brilliantly, to power the raw edge of a handful of groups like this! The music is maybe more late 60s ... read more CD
(Very cool package – a complete 72 page, hardcover book – with loads of notes on the band, and a huge amount of vintage images too!)

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✨✧ Harcourt Whyte & ChoirHarcourt Whyte & Choir ... LP
ARC (Nigeria), 1975. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on Tabansi. Cover has ring and edge wear, light stains, and some aging.)

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✨✧ WitchIn The Past (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Now Again, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
Tripped-out and wonderful sounds from Witch – served up in this excellent early record from the Zamrock kings of the 70s! Lyrics are in English, and have these dark tones that work perfectly with the group's offbeat guitar and organ lines – sometimes mixed here with acoustic guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on "Malachite" green vinyl!)

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✨✧ WitchIntroduction (private press version) ... LP
Now Again, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The original private press version of this debut album – one that features different recordings of the tunes than on the more famous wider release of the record – although a similar format overall! The whole thing is a mightily grooving Introduction to Witch – the legendary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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WofaIyo – Guinee – Concert De Percussions ... CD
Buda (France), 2001. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Asnakech WorkuAsnakech ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
Not just a fantastic album from Ethiopia's legendary Asnakech Worku, but also a great setting for Hailu Mergia too – as he plays organ on the record, and produced the whole thing too! Worku sings and plays the krar – an Ethiopian harp, but one with a very raw sound – almost more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yaaba FunkAfrobeast ... CD
Yaabaphone/Sterns (UK), 2010. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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✨✧ Kourosh YaghmaeiBack From The Brink – Pre-Revolution Psychedelic Rock From Iran – 1973 to 1979 (3LP set) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $28.99 31.99
Melodic psychedelia from 70s Iran – an incredible full scale anthology of recordings by guitarist and vocalist Kourosh Yaghmaei from the pre-revolution years – and an absolute treasure! Kouroush often recorded with his brothers – Kourosh singing lead and playing guitars or bass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Savina Yannatou & Joana SaWays Of Notseeing ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2020. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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Yaffa Yarkoni/Trio Bel CantoSongs From The Garden Of Allah – The Exotic Sounds Of Greece & The Near East ... LP
Epic, 1963. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow & black label stereo pressing with perimeter text, includes the Epic inner sleeve.)

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Zack & GeebahFor The Love Of Money (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 26.98
Catchy, clubby grooves from the team of Zack Roberts and Gebah Swary – a Liberian duo who issued this very catchy record at the start of the 80s! The pair have an 80s look on the cover, and definitely bring that into their music too – with early electro touches used in very spare ways, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yinon MuallemBack Home ... CD
Galileo (Germany), 2019. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Charef ZeroukiGhozali/My Gazelle ... CD
Globe Style (UK), 1988. Used ... $2.99
Titles include "Al Adra", "Yamra", "Al Achaq", and "Ma Andaklah Tgoulili Kalma". CD
(Booklet has a cutout hole.)

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Alex ZittoWalakolombo ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1991. Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on all sides, with small peeled spots on front near the bottom, and some marker on back. Label on Side 2 has some marker.)

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Zonke FamilyAt The Studio (with bonus download) ... LP
Lokalophon (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $24.99
A great trio of players from the Zonke family of Zimbabwe – working here in a rootsy mode that makes highly percussive instrumentation with their own harmonized vocals! Instrumentation is spare – all three members play ngoma drums, with round bottom-heavy tones – plus hosha and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Zorro FiveJump Uptight (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Brigadiers/Matsuli (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $24.99
A rare set from Zorro Five – a South African group, but one who sound a bit like some of the best Italian sound library combos of the time – really stepping out in a hip blend of riffing guitar, hard drums, and organ! That aspect is maybe no surprise, given that Zorro Five were more of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alexis ZoumbasAlexis Zoumbas ... LP
Orpheum/Mississippi, Late 20s. New Copy ... $13.99
Astonishing work from Alexis Zoumbas – a Greek musician from the early days of the 78rpm recording, and one who plays violin with the dexterity of Paganini, but in ways that are much more rootsy and fokloric overall! Zoumbas' classic 78s have recently gotten new attention on an excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 8 page booklet!)

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Alexis ZoumbasLament For Epirus – 1926 to 1928 (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP
Angry Mom/Third Man, Late 20s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
An amazing violinist from Greece, but one who recorded in New York during the 20s – on a host of rare 78rpm material presented in this lavish set! Alexis Zoumbas has a wonderfully melancholy feel to his instrument – a style that mixes virtuostic passages with these deeper, bluer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a bonus 7" single – not in previous packages – with two unissued alternate tracks!)

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✨✧ Various90 Degrees Of Shade – Image & Identity In The West Indies – Over 100 Years Of Photography In The Caribbean (hardcover) ... Book
Soul Jazz (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $8.99 49.95
Images of the Caribbean in many styles – from the striking color image on the front, to vintage black and white shots throughout the book – all at a level that really illuminates the criss-crossing cultures of the island scene! The book's got a wonderfully sharp sensibility – as ... (Books, Global Grooves) read more Book

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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 ... $22.99
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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VariousAfrica Airways 6 – Mile High Funk 1974 to 1981 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Soar through the skies on this sweet collection of rare African funk – the sixth volume in a series that seems to get better and better with each new release! Most of the cuts here are heavy on styles that resonate with the American scene of the late 70s – particularly the large ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAfrican Scream Contest – Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & Togo 70s ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $17.99
One of the coolest African collections we've seen in years – a beautiful assortment of untapped grooves from the 70s, put together with a massive booklet that sets a whole new standard in packaging! The grooves here are different from other Afro Funk collections of the time – ... read more CD
(Includes slipcase and large booklet.)

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VariousAfricans – Original Soundtrack From The Television Series ... LP
Antilles, 1986. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Way cooler than the usual score you might expect – as the record not only features the main theme, plus some ethnographic recordings – but also includes cuts by Fela, Toure Kunda, and Youssou N'Dour! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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VariousAfro Melt – Where Digital Dub & Tribal Basslines Collide ... CD
Nascente (UK), 2002. Used ... $5.99
A time and boundary crossing set – 10 tracks that build a bridge between African roots and post-colonial Europe! Following in the genre-melding style of Nascente's Brazilian Melt compilation, this one brings together recent work in the Afro Funk revival – Afro House tracks, African-insp ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfro Night ... CD
Ekostar (UK), 2006. Used ... $6.99
New grooves from the Nigerian scene – now booming again, and showing a heck of a lot of growth since the Afro Funk years of the 70s! The collection focuses on Nigerian artists both at home and abroad – but has a really unified feel over, thanks to the strength of the work in the set. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfro-Baby – Evolution Of The Afro Sound In Nigeria 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
Get ready to discover a whole new realm of African Funk – because this collection digs deeper than any we've ever had before! The mighty Soundway Records have come up with a blistering batch of grooves that push way past the bigger hits on the global scene – to the real roots of the ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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VariousAfrobeat Sessions ... CD
Sessions (UK), 2004. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Music from Femi Kuti, Dennis Ferrer, DJ Food, Masters At Work, Les Barons, Hugh Masekela, Fela Kuti, Peter King, Manu Dibango, Dackin Dakino & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrobeat/Brasil ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $8.99 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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✨✧ VariousAfrosound Of Colombia Vol 1 – Funky, Hot Afro Influenced Tracks From The 60s & 70s Golden Period From Disco Fuentes ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $22.99
A far reaching triple platter of Afro Colombian grooves from the late 60s & 70s – propulsive percussion, bursts of brass, hot and heavy Afro Latin funk & soul, with some surprisingly heady and otherworldly sounds permeating some of material – all culled from the vaults of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrotech ... CD
Quango, Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used ... $1.99
Includes music by Issa Bagayogo, Frederic Galliand, Baaba Maal, and remixes of tracks by Tony Allen, Mory Kante, Nahawa Doumbia. CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase, mark through barcode.)

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VariousAl Encuentro De Tangos, Valses, Y Minongas ... LP
Pampa (Uruguay), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Vintage tango material from South America – with work by Juan Cambareri, Juancito Diaz, Eduard Del Piano, Luis Barbero, and others! (Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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VariousAll The Best From Africa – 20 Tribal Songs ... CD
All The Best (Canada), 1990s. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Drums Of Passion", "High Priest", "Warrior", "Ipi N Tomba", "White Zombee", "Ayinde", and "Ire Do Do Ye". CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousApala – Apala Groups In Nigeria 1967 to 1970 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A fantastic collection of sounds from the Nigerian scene at the end of the 60s – music in the apala mode, a highly rhythmic blend of percussion, voices, and thumb piano – served up with a style that's a lot grittier than some of the more commercial music of the time! These tracks are ... read more CD

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VariousAsian Massive – A Six Degrees Collection ... CD
Six Degrees, 2002. Used ... $2.99
Includes tracks from MIDIval Punditz, DJ Cheb I Sabbah, Karsh Kale, and Zakhm. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousAyahuasca – Cumbias Psicodelicas Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
A totally cool collection of unusual cumbia cuts from 70s Peru – music that definitely earns the psychedelic tag promised in the title, given its heavy use of electric guitars and trippy production! The style here is different than more familiar cumbia from Colombia – rooted in the ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Newly remastered – on colored vinyl!)

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VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.98
Covers and music inspired by the towering figure in Afrofunk – the great Fela Kuti – rare 70s material a few modern cuts recorded in Nigeria, Trinidad, Ghana, Colombia, Germany and America – some previously unreleased, and all wonderful representations of the far-reaching ... read more CD
Also available Black Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (with download) ... LP 19.99

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VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.98
Covers and music inspired by the towering figure in Afrofunk – the great Fela Kuti – rare 70s material a few modern cuts recorded in Nigeria, Trinidad, Ghana, Colombia, Germany and America – some previously unreleased, and all wonderful representations of the far-reaching ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)
Also available Black Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD 8.99

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VariousBliss – A Tranquil Journey Into The Real World ... CD
Real World, 1998. Used ... $0.99
Includes tracks by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Peter Gabriel, Ayub Ogada, Sheila Chandra, Afro Celt Sound System, the Guo Brothers & Shung Tian, and the Grid. CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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VariousBobo Yeye – Belle Epoque In Upper Volta (3CD set) ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $22.99 35.98
One of the most ambitious projects we've ever seen from Numero – and that's saying a lot, given some of their other releases! This package is equal parts cultural document and musical treasure trove – a heavy book full of photos from a time when Upper Volta was stepping past its ... read more CD

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VariousBosavi – Rainforest Music From Papua New Guinea (3 CD set) ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 3 CDs ... $6.99
Includes older field recordings with ceremonial music, work songs, and other music of everyday life, plus a collection of guitar music from the 90's. CD
(Mark through slipcover barcode.)

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VariousBucovina Club Vol 2 – 100% Balkan Beats Compiled By Shantel ... CD
Essay (Germany), 2005. Used ... $8.99
A second set of Balkan beats from DJ Shantel – the man with one of the most unique sounds in the European scene at the moment! As with the first Bucovina collection, and the Electric Gypsyland set, Shantel's going for a sound here that mixes older Eastern European musical modes with more ... read more CD
(Out of print. Slipcase has light wear.)

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VariousCalabar-Itu Road – Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria – 1972 to 1982 ... CD
Comb & Razor, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Not the usual sort of Nigerian sounds you'd hear on a collection focused on Lagos – and instead, music that was recorded far from the central city of the nation – often with a much rootsier vibe overall! These tunes still have plenty of funk and jazz in the mix, but they often come ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousCaribbean In America – 1915 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 10s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $22.99 29.99
Caribbean styles hit the American scene – then get transformed into something completely different in this huge collection of recordings that span styles that include jazz, Latin, R&B, soul, and blues! In some cases, the Caribbean element comes through in the song structure – which ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCarnival In Paradise ... LP
Carib (Bahamas), 1962. Very Good ... $4.99
Featuring performances from Nassau's Jankanoo Carnival by Chippy's Junkanoo Champions, Eloise Trio, Richie Delamore, Lord Cody & Kasavubu, Lionel Lotmore, Little Sparrow, Roy Shurland, and Tony Alleyne & The Big Bamboo Orchestra. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousColombian Soul – Compiled By Bagar aka Tricky D ... CD
BBE (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
A completely different side of Colombian music than you'd know from Discos Fuentes and some of the other mainstream outlets from that scene – as the tracks here are all from the contemporary underground, and represent a really rich flowering of creative grooves and soulful modes! In truth, ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Belize City Boil Up ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 19.98
An amazing world of music – rare funk, soul, reggae, and other grooves from Belize – all beautifully compiled in the rich Numero Music style! We're really stunned by the set – as we had no idea at all that Belize had anything going on at this level – and the collection is ... read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... CD
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Heavy funk from the Bahamas – a whole bunch of groups that will show you that Nassau had a lot more to offer than The Beginning Of The End! The groove here is totally wonderful – somewhat like American funk of the late 60s and early 70s, but served up with some very unusual rhythmic ... read more CD
Also available Cult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... LP 23.99

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VariousCult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... LP
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 26.99
Heavy funk from the Bahamas – a whole bunch of groups that will show you that Nassau had a lot more to offer than The Beginning Of The End! The groove here is totally wonderful – somewhat like American funk of the late 60s and early 70s, but served up with some very unusual rhythmic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ VariousCult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD
Numero, Late 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible third coast salsa from the late 70s – amazing stuff from the orquestras of Carlos Ruiz and his Ebirac label – made by singers and players in Chicago's Puerto Rican community of the period that stands up just as well today! Chicago salsa, unlike more nationally popular styles ... read more CD

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VariousDa Nang – Surplus Indo Chine ... CD
Quango, 2005. Used 2CD ... $4.99
Includes tracks from Trilok Guru, Thievery Corporation, Collective Sound Members, DJ Phantom, Bebel Gilberto, Astor Piazzolla, Fort Knox Five, Gotan Project, Bliss, and Daniel Masson. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(In a nice hardbound book.)

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VariousDance Bahia ... CD
Polydor, 1997. Used ... $8.99
Music from Banda Eva, Marcia Freire, E O Tchan, Companhoa Do Pagode, Cheiro De Amor, Neitnho, Pike, Timbalada, and more. (Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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VariousDisques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic look at the groundbreaking sounds of the Disques Debs label – one of the most important companies producing music in the French Caribbean – and an imprint whose impact was strongly felt on the other side of the Atlantic as well! The core of these grooves is that compelling ... read more CD
Also available Disques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... LP 28.99

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VariousDisques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... LP
Strut (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 30.00
A fantastic look at the groundbreaking sounds of the Disques Debs label – one of the most important companies producing music in the French Caribbean – and an imprint whose impact was strongly felt on the other side of the Atlantic as well! The core of these grooves is that compelling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Disques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... CD 13.99
 
 



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