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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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Tambu/Charlies RootsCulture ... LP
Sire, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Tango ProjectTango Project ... LP
Nonesuch, 1981. Very Good+ ... $2.99
With William Schimmel on accordion, Michael Sahl on piano, and Stan Kurtis on violin. LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing. Vinyl has a mark that makes a short click for a few spins during "El Choclo")

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✨✧ TinariwenAmassakoul (indigo vinyl pressing) ... LP
World Village/Wedge, 2003. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
A pivotal album from Tinariwen – a set that really finds their sound coming together, with even more focus and power than before – yet all while still holding onto the rawer, rootsy style of their start! Sharp guitar lines ring out with an echoey sort of finish – sometimes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition indigo vinyl pressing – with download!)

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✨✧ Xiomara TorresLA Voz Del Mar ... CD
Patois, 2022. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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Ali Farka ToureRiver ... CD
World Circuit, 1990. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Ali Farka ToureSource ... CD
Hannibal, 1992. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "Dofana", "Karaw", "Goye Kur", "Inchana Massina", "Roucky", "Mahini Me", and "Yenna". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Vieux Farka ToureVieux Farka Toure ... CD
World Village (Germany), 2006. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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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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TravesiaNi Un Minuto Mas De Dolor ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 32.99
An incredibly lovely little record, with a sound that's very much all its own – served by a female trio who were part of the unusual scene in Uruguay at the time – all in a mix of harmonized vocals, acoustic guitar, and a very personal, up-close sort of presentation! The harmonies ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El TrioTodo En Su Medida Y Armoniosamente ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
The Argentine scene was always one of the hippest down in South America in the 60s and 70s – always a place where artists were pushing the musical envelope even more than in other nearby nations – which is definitely the case in this really unique album that seems to defy any easy genre ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Trio Da Kali & Kronos QuartetLadilikan ... LP
World Circuit, 2017. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
A great meeting of talents – the famous group from Mali, and the legendary avant string quartet! LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing, still sealed – with hype sticker indicating 16 page booklet and download are included! Cover has a slight bump in one corner, but this is a great copy overall.)

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Anibal TroiloTroilo Interpreta A Troilo ... LP
RCA (Argentina), 1940s/1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is bent at the top right corner and is lightly stained and faded at the bottom left corner.)

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Anibal Troilo/Roberto GrelaAnibal Troilo & Roberto Grela ... LP
RCA (Argentina), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Uruguayan pressing. Cover has an import sticker.)

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✨✧ Tru TonesPower Struggle (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Not Dead Yet, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
A set recorded in both Jamaica and Trinidad, and one that shows a great combination of both locations – with straighter reggae cuts at some points, and some more Caribbean flavored club at others! The music has some of the message that you'd guess from the cover and title, but the overall ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ozel TurkbasHow To Make Your Husband A Sultan ... LP
Elay, 1972. Near Mint- ... $9.99 13.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the instruction booklet!)

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Melvin UkachiOfege As One – I Am OK (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tidal Waves, 1985. New Copy ... $23.99 26.99
Rare solo work from Melvin Ukachi – a key member of the 70s Nigerian funk group Ofege, stepping out here with a style that's a bit more lean and 80s-styled overall! There's plenty of beats and keyboards in the mix – a really catchy groove that's in the best American boogie style of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing. Limited to 500 copies.)

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UmanChaleur Humaine ... CD
Freedom To Spend, 1992. Used Gatefold ... $4.99
... CD

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Urs KarpatzVoix Tsiganes, Chemins De Tsiganie ... CD
Aquarius (France), 1998. Used ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Angel VargasEl Ruisenor De Las Calles Portenas – Las Grandes Creaciones ... LP
RCA (Argentina), Late 40s-Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has some yellowed tape remnants at the corners.)

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Rafael Vargas & His OrchestraTango ... LP
Palace, 1957. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label stereo pressing.)

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Manolin Velasquez & His Magic StringsTango Argentino ... LP
Eurotone, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Glen VelezAssyrian Rose ... CD
CMP, 1989. Used ... $4.99
Glen Velez and Layne Redmond on various percussion instruments and vocals, Steve Gorn on flutes, John Clark on French horn, and Howard Levy on harmonica and piano. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print. Booklet cover has some pen and a promo stamp.)

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Vis-A-VisBest Of Vis-A-Vis In Congo Style ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Really fantastic grooves from this legendary Congolese combo – a group who've got a different spin than some of their 70s contemporaries, given the way the use lots of organ lines next to the percussion on the songs! The instrument often gets this melodic flow going with the rhythms – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vis-A-VisDi Wo Ho Ni ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Beautiful bubbling grooves from Vis-A-Vis – a group who've got a very special way with a highlife rhythm, as you'll hear on this classic album from the late 70s! The percussion, bass, and rhythm guitar all percolate together beautifully – with a magical sort of flow that makes the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vis-A-VisOdo Gu Ahorow ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A record with a really wonderful groove – bubbling bass next to riffing guitar lines – a bit funky at times, but as a warm hybrid with more familiar highlife modes! The album's a key testament to the strengths of this 70s group from Ghana – filled with lively vocal interplay ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Enrique Vizcaino Y Su OrquestaImperio Argentina ... LP
Montilla, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later orange label pressing. Cover has a small chipped spot at the top right corner.)

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✨✧ Voilaaa (Patchworks)Des Promesses ... CD
Favorite (France), 2017. Used ... $6.99
Fantastic sounds from Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart – served up here in his Voilaaa project, which might well be our favorite of all his many musical enterprises! The groove brings together funky club with some slight touches of 70s Afro Funk – maybe not as much as you'd guess ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Sealed.)

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Volta JazzAir Volta (wild rice vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sonafric/Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.99
Orchestre Volta Jazz may not play much of the "jazz" in their name – but they do manage to bring together so many other styles of music in a mighty nice groove – a heady West Africa brew of elements from both sides of the Atlantic, served up here in a well-done collection of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ed WatsonGreat Soca Classics Vol 1 ... LP
Mo/Circle, Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Pukaj WayraDon't You Steal! Don't Be Lazy! Don't Tell Lies! ... CD
Lyrichord, 1981. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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✨✧ Papa WembaLe Voyageur ... CD
Earth Beat, 1992. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Wganda KenyaWganda Kenya ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 32.99
Massive rhythms from this legendary 70s group – one created in the Discos Fuentes studios in Colombia – as a way to combine some of the bigger African and Caribbean rhythms of the time! The sound is very percussive, and very raw – lots of acoustic elements in the rhythms, mixed ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue features two non-LP bonus tracks!)

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Barney WilenMoshi (180 gram pressing – with bonus DVD) ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (Italy), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $38.99
A wild and groundbreaking record recorded by the great French tenor player Barney Wilen! Although he got his start as a bebopper in the 50's, Wilen sort of dropped out of sight by the end of the 60's – and only emerged from time to time to cut strangely experimental sides. This record is ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a DVD of Caroline De Bendern's film "A L'Intention De Mademoiselle Issoufou A Bilma"!)

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Etubom Rex WilliamsUbok Aka Inua ... LP
Philips/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A fantastic 70s album from Nigerian artist Etubom Rex Williams – one that has this really unusual sound that's almost some sort of science fiction take on highlife! The rhythms and guitar interplay are familiar, but the production is oddly spacey, especially on some of the keyboards – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Chisato Yamada/Takeshi TerauchiSuite Nihonkai ... LP
Teichiku/Cinedelic (Italy), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 39.99
A totally cool little record from Japan – one that mixes old school acoustic instrumentation on shamisen with these larger arrangements that have a much more contemporary vibe – partly 70s funk, partly soundtrack in scope, and a very cool backdrop for the spare sound of the unique three- ... (Japanese, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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ZaoZao ... CD
Barclay (France), 1993. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Zap MamaSabsylma ... CD
Luaka Bop/Warner, 1994. Used ... $2.99
(New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Zonke FamilyAt The Studio ... LP
Lokalophon (UK), 2020. Near Mint- ... $13.99
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 the download card.)

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ZuluZulu (with bonus track) ... LP
Odeon/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A pretty heady solo set from Zulu – once a member of famous Peruvian rock groups Traffic Sound and Los Shains – now working here on his own, in this wonderfully rich style that takes full advantage of all the great changes that had taken place on the scene in just a few short years! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAfrica Boogaloo – The Latinization Of West Africa ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 32.99
A long-overdue collection of work – one that really gets at the unusual appearance of Latin rhythms on the African scene of the postwar years! Latin sounds from Africa are nothing new, but they're one of those things that's always taken for granted, too – kind of assumed in most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrica Fete '99 ... CD
Palm Pictures, 1999. Used ... $2.99
Music from Baaba Maal, Taj Mahal, Toumani Diabate, and Oliver Mtukudzi. CD

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VariousAfrica Funk Roots – Chapter Two ... LP
Cosmic Disco Machine (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99
Maybe not the complete roots of African funk, but a set that does a great job of bringing together a range of different cuts that show the new sounds and styles that were really hitting the scene as the 70s moved in – work from a wide variety of sources, but which all seems to share a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAfrican Nights – African Electronics Compilied By DJ Salut ... CD
Boutique (Germany), 2003. Used ... Just Sold Out!
"African Electronics" is a great way to describe this set – as it's filled with recent tunes that follow in the footsteps of work by Tony Allen and Femi Kuti – updating the 70s sound of Afro Funk into the realm of 21st Century electronics! There's loads of nice tracks with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousAfro Beat Airways – West African Shock Waves Ghana & Togo 1972 to 1979 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $44.99
Raw, amazing grooves sailing the Afro Beat Airways – organ flavored Afro funk, soul & psychedelia from West African Ghana & Togo in the 70s – one of best compilations yet on the increasingly awe inspiring Analog Africa label! The African percussion is raw and danceable and funk ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original book and slipcase.)

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✨✧ VariousAntilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Caribbean ... CD
Fanon (France), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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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VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 5 – 1977 to 1984 ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet sounds from way beyond the American scene – a range of tracks from global sources, but which are tied to some of the best soulful styles of the Cali scene of the 70s! Don't think the AOR in the title means that these cuts are all commercial hits – as they're well-produced, but ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousAsia Classics Vol 1 – Dance Raja Dance – The South Indian Film Music Of Vijaya Anand ... CD
Luaka Bop, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Dancing Is Beautiful", "Loving Hearts", "Love Is Everywhere", and "Lover You Speak Beautiful Words". CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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VariousAsian Travels ... CD
Six Degrees, 2000. Used ... $2.99
Music from Fun Da Mental, DJ Cheb I Sabbah, Kingsuk Biswas, Najma, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook, Euphoria, Banco De Gaia, Fila Brazilila, Bob Holroyd, and Shankar. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAsian Travels 2 ... CD
Six Degrees, 2002. Used ... $2.99
Music from Karsh Kale, Outside, Govinda, MIDIval PunditZ, Makyo, Banco De Gaia, Jairamji, Bob Holroyd, and DJ Cheb I Sabbah. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBali Sessions – Living Art Sounding Spirit (3CD set) ... CD
Ryko, 1999. Used 3 CDs ... $2.99
Produced by Mickey Hart. CD
(Out of print. Cover has significant wear, including a 1" tear at the base of the spine and a small rip on one of the inside flaps.)

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VariousBellissima – More 60s She Pop From Italy ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
Very cool sounds from the 60s scene in Italy – music that's clearly inspired by the best British female pop of the period, and also a bit by Detroit soul – with maybe just a touch of French "yeh yeh" modes thrown in for good measure! Yet because the sounds come from a scene ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBlues Around The World ... CD
Putumayo, 1990s/Early 2000s. Used ... $2.99
Music from The Unseen Guest, Blues Etilicos, Big Mama & Victor Uris, Jarabe De Palo, Bonnie Raitt with Habib Koite, Amar Sundy, Otis Spann, Eric Bibb, Rory Block, Maria Muldaur, Long-ge, Botafogo, and Taj Mahal Meets The Culture Musical Club Of Zanzibar. CD
(Small index sticker on spine.)

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VariousBombay Disco – Disco Hits From Hindi Films 1979 to 1985 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99 6.99
A funky collection of soundtrack grooves from Hindi films – all from the late 70s to mid 80s – and with a lot more going on stylistically than just disco! It's got some of heaviest percussive sounds we've heard from period Eastern soundtracks – and lots of great vocals – ... read more CD

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VariousBombay Disco 2 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Bombay grooves, but not just the disco promised in the title – as these cuts come mostly from the 80s years of Bollywood, and show Indian funk moving into a great new realm of styles! There's definitely a disco vibe at the core – and as in other scenes, the style stayed current a lot ... read more CD

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VariousBoogie Breakdown – South African Synth Disco 1980 to 1984 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
There's no breakdown to the boogie here – as the album's overflowing with stunning sounds that are right up there with better-known club music from the early 80s – every bit as full of basslines, beats, and keyboards as the best tracks from the American scene of the period, but maybe ... read more CD
Also available Boogie Breakdown – South African Synth Disco 1980 to 1984 ... CD 4.99

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VariousBoogie Breakdown – South African Synth Disco 1980 to 1984 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
There's no breakdown to the boogie here – as the album's overflowing with stunning sounds that are right up there with better-known club music from the early 80s – every bit as full of basslines, beats, and keyboards as the best tracks from the American scene of the period, but maybe ... read more CD
Also available Boogie Breakdown – South African Synth Disco 1980 to 1984 ... CD 6.99

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VariousBorga Revolution Vol 1 – Ghanaian Dance Music In The Digital Age 1983 to 1992 ... LP
Kalita (UK), 1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 33.99
A great look at a second generation of groove on the scene in Ghana – music from a time when there was a bit more electricity in the rhythms, but a style that still held very strong to the most righteous modes of the 70s! Many of the cuts here have drum programs, keyboards, and other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A really well-done package – nice and hefty!)

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VariousBrasil Novo ... LP
Musica Macondo (France), 2022. New Copy ... $32.99 36.99
New sounds from Brazil – a really wonderful collection of contemporary cuts that we never would have heard otherwise – were it not for the excellent efforts of the folks who put together the set! And yet when we say "contemporary", these aren't cuts that are heavy on ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBuenos Aires Late ... CD
Random (Argentina), 2008. Used ... $3.99
Includes tracks by Gotan Project, Narcotango, Debayres, Otros Aires, and Tanghetto. CD

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VariousCambodian Cassette Archives – Khmer Folk & Pop Music Vol 1 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $11.99
A massive assemblage of raw, percussive Cambodian music recorded between the 60s and the 90s! The blend of styles is pretty impressive – raw found-folk elements prevail throughout, but a pretty staggering array sounds throughout the years find their way into the mix – from traces of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCan't You Hear Me – African Nuggets ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
The "nuggets" in the title is very well placed here – as all the cuts here have every bit as much freak and fuzz as the American garage and pre-punk work chronicled famously on the lengendary Nuggets series! Yet these tracks are all even more obscure, and all come from African ... 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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VariousCarnaval Brasileiro – A History Of Samba & Other Brazilian Carnaval Music ... CD
Used ... $2.99
Music from Carmen Costa, Baiano, Aslmirante, Aurora Miranda, Carmen Miranda, Monsueto, Olodum, Ile Aye, Nacao Ere, and more. (Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr promotional release.)

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VariousChicha Popular – Love & Social Political Songs From Peru's Discos Horoscopo 1977 to 1987 ... LP
Rebel Up (Belgium), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $47.99 49.99
A beautiful look at the chica sound that arose in Peru during the 70s – a unique hybrid of local percussion modes and surf-styled electric guitar – almost as if the latter instrument slid down the pacific coast from Cali to Peru, and found itself tied up with a whole host of different ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousChinese Festival – Gongs & Drums For Celebration – Vol 3 ... CD
Wind (Taiwan), 1995. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "New Year Greetings", "Spring Awakens On Mount Yangming", "Primrose: Flowers That Greet Spring", and "Days Of Joy". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousCrossroads Kenya – East African Benga & Rumba 1980 to 1985 ... LP
No Wahala Sounds (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Obscure work from the Nairobi scene in the early 80s – music that's a great reflection of the more stripped-down styles that you'd find in East Africa, in comparison to some of the more commercial work in the west! Most of these tunes are upbeat groovers, with mighty quick rhythms that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDance! Cadence! ... CD
Globe Style, 1988. Used ... $3.99
Music from Group Guad'M, Come Back, Batako, Godzom Son Traditionnel, Georges Plonquitte, Georges Decimus, Makandjia, and Eugene Mona. CD
(Music from Group Guad'M, Come Back, Batako, Godzom Son Traditionnel, Georges Plonquitte, Georges Decimus, Makandjia, and Eugene Mona.)

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VariousDanza Latina ... CD
Hemisphere, 1997. Used ... $1.99 3.99
Music from Sexteto Manaure, Hermanos Santa Cruz, Selva, Patricia Saravia, Elisa Rego, Lalo Rodriguez, Orquesta Bamba, Los Amaya, Navajita Platea, Arrebato, Julie Freundt, Jailene, Caribe Gaita Y Son, Peteco Carabajal, Gato Perez, Carangano, and Xiomara Laugart. (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Promotional sticker on booklet cover and stamp on CD.)

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✨✧ VariousDeposito De Inuteis ... CD
Amor Furia (Portugal), 2010. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Music from Os Capitaes Da Areia, Smix Smox Smux, Os Velhos, Salto!, Os Quais, Feromona, Pedro Da Rosa, Martinho Lucas Pires, Os Golpes, O Verao Azul, and Manuel Furia. CD

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✨✧ VariousDesmo Presents – A.L.A.S. (2CD set – with original versions) ... CD
Desmos, 2012. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Vintage Argentinian tangos and more by Trio De Cajon – plus contempary club-ready adaptations by many of the finer club soul and downtempo producers, remixers and dance music collectives from around the world – including Mo' Horizons, Mark Farina, Up, Bustle & Out, Flevans, ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDisco Dildar – DIY Disco From The Pakistani Pop Workshop ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Not the straight disco you might expect from the title – and instead a whole host of weird and wonderful grooves from the later years of the Lollywood film scene! These Pakistani tracks follow a bit of the style of Bollywood work of the time, but often have a tighter, more compressed ... read more CD

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VariousDoing It In Lagos – Boogie, Pop, & Disco In 80s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Damn great work from the early 80s Nigerian scene – music that's evolved strongly past the Afro Funk of the 70s, and often has the same electro soul sound as work from the US at the time! These cuts are unabashedly upbeat, and aimed at the dancefloor – full of the kind of basslines and ... read more CD

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VariousE Soul Cultura ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/2022. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A really cool idea for a collection – a set that brings together vintage 70s tracks and more contemporary cuts – all with a globe-spanning ear for a groove, and an approach that's as heavy in soul as you'd expect from the title! This isn't your usual collection of sample tracks or funk ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available E Soul Cultura ... LP 28.99

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VariousE Soul Cultura ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 32.99
A really cool idea for a collection – a set that brings together vintage 70s tracks and more contemporary cuts – all with a globe-spanning ear for a groove, and an approach that's as heavy in soul as you'd expect from the title! This isn't your usual collection of sample tracks or funk ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available E Soul Cultura ... CD 11.99

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VariousEthiopian Hit Parade Vol 1 ... LP
Ahma/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
A seminal album of sounds from the groundbreaking Ethiopian scene at the start of the 70s – a full length collection of previous 45s from the excellent Ahma Records label – home to revolutionary sounds that continue to influence new generations of listeners! The music here represents ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEthiopian Hit Parade Vol 2 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
A totally wonderful collection of Ethiopian sounds, circa 1972 – all pulled from a moment when the sound of the nation was really beginning to change in radical ways! The tracks here are sometimes funky, sometimes a bit more spiritual – and they showcase that bold new spirit that was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEthiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Amazing music from the golden years of Ethiopian Music – a set of tracks that will take you beyond the music of Mulatu, into a wealth of other talents from the scene at the same time! The sound here is incredible – a mix of heavy funk, spacey jazz, and other exotic touches all coming ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousExploring Gong Culture Of Southeast Asia – Massif & Archipelago ... CD
Sub Rosa (Belgium), 2022. New Copy 2CDs ... $24.99 28.99
An amazing introduction to a world of sound that's hardly been caught on record – a scene that's maybe a bit more underground that familiar gamelan modes from Indonesia, but which uses a similar array of tuned percussive instruments! As you'd guess by the title, the gong is at the center of ... read more CD

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VariousFavela Chic Postonove ... CD
BMG (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $8.99
Brazilian grooves from the past, present, and future – all selected by the folks at Favela Chic, one of Paris' hippest night spots! The selection of tunes shows the same sort of shift in Paris that's been happening in London and Tokyo lately – an interest in Brazilian music that's ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFavela Chic Postonove 3 ... CD
Milan, 2003. Used ... $8.99
The Favela Chic posse do it again – serving up a 3rd batch of Brazilian groovers – one that's even better than the first 2! The tracks have a great funky samba sort of groove – and often feature a Brazilian take on American soul and funk styles, with material that dates from the ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFusion Global Sounds – 1970 to 1983 ... CD
Favorite (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Fantastic jazzy funk from around the globe – a whole host of tracks that draw heavily on the American electric modes of the early 70s, then take them into all sorts of new and creative directions on their own! The biggest change from US to global modes here is the rhythms – as the cuts ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousGive Me Love – Songs Of The Brokenhearted Of Baghdad 1925 to 1929 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 20s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
An amazing look at the Iraqi musical scene of the 20s – pulled from a treasure trove of rare work recorded in Baghdad by EMI! The music is hardly what you might expect from any past cliches of Middle Eastern music, or from current portrayals of the city – as most of it has a deeply ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGlobal Celebration – Authentic Music From Festivals & Celebrations Around The World (4CD set) ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1998. Used 4 CDs ... $6.99
Music from Hussein El Masry, Tong Keh Cheng, Bachir Attar, Skandinieki, Inti Raymi, Mongo Santamira, Hopi Indians, Matt Molloy, Normu Joni, Ali Hassan Kuban, the Klezmatics, the Toba Batak Ensemble, Gerald La Viny, Johnny King, and more. CD
(Slipcover has some wear and a promo sticker over the barcode.)

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VariousGolden Voices From The Silver Screen Vol 3 – Classic Indian Film Soundtrack Songs From The Television Series Movie Mahal ... CD
Ace/Globe Style (UK), 1990. Used ... $7.99
Tracks by Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh and more. CD

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VariousGroove Club 3 – Cambodia Rock Intensified ... CD
Lion/Get On Down, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Mad sounds from Cambodia – rock and roll at the core, but with a delivery that's unlike anything you'd hear in the Anglo world! There's plenty of Eastern elements going down in the music – not just the local lyrics, but other ways of putting together a rhythm, tuning a guitar, and ... read more CD

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VariousHabaneras ... LP
EMI/Regal (Spain), 1969. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With selections by Coral Marinera "Los Tiburones" and Coral Marinera "Onati". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some tape remnants at the top right corner.)

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VariousHeart In Splinters – More From The Caife Label – Quito 1960 to 1968 ... LP
Caife/Honest Jons (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99
An incredible look at a very unique legacy of music – sounds from the Caife Records label in Ecuador, a company who was putting out very different music than most other Latin labels in the 60s! The work here isn't the local takes on New York and Cuban styles that were showing up in Central ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeavenly Ethiopiques – The Best Of The Ethiopiques Series ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 34.99
The definitely got the title right on this one – because the set is filled with some of the most heavenly tracks from the legendary Ethiopiques series – that legendary run of compilations that was the first introduction for most of us to the amazing music of Ethiopia! This package ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeed The Call – 17 Of The Choicest Maori/Polynesian Soul, Funk, & Disco Tracks ... CD
Vostock (New Zealand), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A little-heard assortment of rare funk tracks from the 70s – all music with a unique hybrid of styles, originally only issued for the small scene in Aotearoa – which most of us know as the nation of New Zealand! The music here draws on both American funk and south Pacific styles – ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousHow The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 ... CD
Third Man, 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy ... $10.99 15.00
A really beautiful collection of rare work pulled from a variety of different 78rpm singles – Indian classical music from the generation before Ravi Shankar and a few other artists gave it global exposure – with an especially strong focus on the use of the violin next to sitars and ... read more CD
Also available How The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 (with bonus 7" single) ... LP 18.99

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VariousHow The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Third Man, 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 24.00
A really beautiful collection of rare work pulled from a variety of different 78rpm singles – Indian classical music from the generation before Ravi Shankar and a few other artists gave it global exposure – with an especially strong focus on the use of the violin next to sitars and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available How The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ VariousIndestructible Beat Of Soweto ... LP
Shanachie, Early 80s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
With selections by Udokotela Shange Namajaha, Nelcy Sedibe, Umahlathini Nabo, Amaswaxi Emvelo, Mahlathini Nezintombi Zomgqashiyo with Makgona Tshole Band, Moses Mchunu, Nganeziyamfisa No Khambalomvalliso, Johnson Mkhalali, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousItaly 1980 – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
BMG (Italy), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Promo only collection from BMG Ricordi – includes 27 tracks by Paolo Conte, Ivano Fossti, Lucio Dalla, Mia Martini, Eros Ramazzotti, Fabrizio De Andre, Ami Stewart, Luca Carboni, Scialpi & Scarlet, and others. (Rock, Global Grooves) CD

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VariousJazz In South Africa – Township Jazz From The Golden Age ... LP
Honey Pie, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
A pretty great little collection, and one that's got maybe an even more sophisticated sound than you'd guess from the title! The jazz is all South African, but it's also not that earliest version that was still tied more to local instrumental pop modes – and instead really has the artists ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousKenya Dance Mania ... CD
Earthworks/Virgin, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
10 tracks from Maroon Commandos, Gabriel Omolo & His Apollo Komesha, Les Wanyika, HO Kabaselleh & Daniel Kamau. CD

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✨✧ VariousKings Of African Music ... CD
Music Club (UK), 1980s/1990s. Used ... $2.99
A bit basic, but a nice overview of different popular styles from the last 25 years of African music – sort of an armchair selection of the best of recent stars and innovators across a wide range of genres. Titles include "Tres Impoli" by Franco, "Hawa Dolo" by Ali Farka ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousL'Annee Du Zouk Vol 4 ... CD
Declic/Virgin (France), 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Music from Monique Seka, Kadan's, Trio Bad, Tony Chasseur, Malavoi, Taxi Kreol, Beethova Obas, Stand By, Edith Lefel, Kali, Maurice Fleret, Kwak, Gage,Corinne D, Dede Saint-Prix, Akiyo, and Josseline Varane. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLife Between Islands – Soundsystem Culture – Black Musical Expression In The UK 1973 to 2006 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99 22.99
A really fantastic little collection – a look at the way that sounds from the Caribbean changed over nicely when brought to the UK scene – where immigrants from former British territory really helped to transform the sound of London in the 70s! The music here is served up in a range of ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Life Between Islands – Soundsystem Culture – Black Musical Expression In The UK 1973 to 2006 (3LP set – with bonus download) ... LP 36.99
 
 



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