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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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VariousCzech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
An unexpected legacy of funky sounds from the 70s – one that most of us never got to experience, given that most of these records were trapped behind the Iron Curtain for decades! Yet somehow, that curtain seemed to allow for plenty of influence from the west – as most of these obscure ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Czech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... CD 18.99

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VariousDigital Zandoli – Zouk & Synthetic Funk From The French West Indies ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A cool collection of sounds when the music was really making a change in the French West Indies – especially in Guadeloupe, which was always trying to set itself apart from some of its Caribbean neighbors! The music here has all the electric touches you'd expect from the "digital" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDigital Zandoli 2 – Funky Zouk Spectrum 1984 to 1993 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Funky sounds from the French West Indies scene – tunes from a time when the grooves were showing a lot of 80s elements, but still burst forth in some of the unusual rhythmic currents you'd expect from Martinique and Guadeloupe! The grooves here almost feel like New York material from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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

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VariousDivine Horsemen – The Voodoo Gods Of Haiti ... LP
Lyrichord/Psychic Sounds, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Not the famous Divine Horsemen group from the LA scene, but instead a landmark set of recordings from Haiti – originally captured on tape by avant filmmaker Maya Deren, and issued here in an album that went on to have a surprisingly huge impact over the years! For folks in the postwar years, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In an screenprinted sleeve – with insert!)

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VariousDrums Of North & South India ... LP
World Pacific, Mid 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $7.99
Features work by Alla Rahka, Chatur Lal, Kanai Dutta, and Rama Bhadran. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDuomo Sounds Ltd – Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul ... CD
Odion Livingstone (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
Sweet grooves from the Duomo Sounds label – a short-lived Nigerian imprint who cut some mighty funky sounds at the start of the 80s! The title here uses the word "disco", but these cuts have none of the strings and polish of the sounds you'd hear at Studio 54 – as most ... read more CD

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VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic collection of Ethiopian funk – rare singles from the late 60s and early 70s – all brought together as an amazing illustration of a time when the scene was really on fire! The music here has this incredible resonance between ancient and modern – local and global – ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
Ethiopian music from the 70s, but mostly work that's much more rootsy than the sounds you'd hear on the Ethiopiques series – despite the placement of "urban" in the title! Instead, these cuts represent a recorded version of that nation that circulated more widely amongst listeners ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... LP
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Ethiopian music from the 70s, but mostly work that's much more rootsy than the sounds you'd hear on the Ethiopiques series – despite the placement of "urban" in the title! Instead, these cuts represent a recorded version of that nation that circulated more widely amongst listeners ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ethiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD 11.99

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VariousEthiopiques 7 inch Box Set – Vol 1 (6 X 7 inch set) (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 6 x 7 inch (reissue)... $44.99
One of the coolest variations on the Ethiopiques series we've ever seen – a release that presents six different records exactly as they appeared as 7" singles – right down to representations of the original covers and labels! The grooves are great – definitely the funkier, ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition! Includes poster & stickers of original covers!)

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VariousEthiopiques 7 inch Box Set – Vol 2 (6 X 7 inch set) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 6 x 7 inch box set ... $54.99
The Ethiopiques series just got cooler than ever – given a very hip twist here in a limited box of 7" singles – which bring the music forth at a level that feels even more vintage than before! If you're not hip, the long-running Ethiopiques collection has uncovered some of the ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition of 2000 copies – with poster and stickers!)

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VariousEthiopiques Vol 8 – Swinging Addis 1969-1974 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the funkiest of the Ethopiques series! Like the best volumes in this series, this 8th one features some killer tunes with a hard soul approach – recorded in Ethiopia, but clearly influenced by the American funk of the late 60s and early 70s! The arrangements are mad mad mad – ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 13 – Ethiopian Groove – The Golden Seventies ... CD
Buda (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of our favorite compilations in this amazing series – a killer batch of 70s funk from Ethiopia! The instrumental grooves are very much in the style of the best American work at the time – like tracks by James Brown or Kool & The Gang – but the vocals have this amazing ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 16 – Asnaqetch Werqu: Lady With The Kyar ... CD
Buda (France), 1974/1976. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Tremendously enigmatic work from Ethiopian singer/musician Asnaqetch Wergu – 70s recordings that feature mostly her thin, reed-like vocals, with instrumental backing by the "krar" – a lute-like instrument of triangular shape, featuring tightly-drawn strings that are plucked in ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 21 – Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – Piano Solo ... CD
Buda (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
A beautiful set of solo piano work by Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – probably the most delicately melodic material to date in the wonderful Ethiopiques series! Pianist-composer Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou has an extraordinary personal history. She is a daughter of the heralded Ethiopian intellectual the ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 26 – Mahmoud Ahmed & Imperial Bodyguard Band ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
An amazing and overlooked chapter of modern Ethiopian music – work recorded by a vaguely military ensemble – the Imperial Bodyguard Band! The group's got a sound that's great enough on its own – loads of offbeat rhythms, unusual horn passages, and otherworldly sounds – all ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 27 – Azmari Tessema Eshete – Centennial Of The First Ethiopian Recordings 1908 to 1910 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 10s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 16.99
An amazing turn for the Ethiopiques series – one that moves back to the 78rpm era, to offer up a side of Ethiopian music we've never heard before! The set documents 100-year old material by Tessema Eschete – one of the first important recorded singers in Ethiopia, and a vocalist whose ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 28 – Ali Birra – Great Oromo Music ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The Ethiopiques series returns to that early 70s stretch that made its earliest releases so great – and serves up some classic work from singer Ali Birra – a really great discovery from this golden age of music! Birra works here in a style that's referred to as oromo music – and ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 29 – Mastawesha – Kassa Tessema ... CD
Buda (France), 1972/1976. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
Really hypnotic sounds from Ethiopian singer Kassa Tessema – heard here on two records from the 70s, both of which have a very ancient feel! Kassa has this very deep sound in his voice – a range that really goes down right to the bottom, with less of the higher tones of other Ethiopian ... read more CD

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VariousEvening In Beirut ... LP
Parlophone (Lebanon), 1957. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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VariousFado Da Velha Guarda ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1960s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Jose Coelho, Manuel Calisto, Vicencia Lima, Julio Vieitas, Maria Da Conceicao, Maria Rosa Rodrigues, Manuel Dias, Ilda Silva & Ivete Pessoa. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFestival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $1.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFolclore Portugues – Minho ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1996. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGamelan Music From Java ... LP
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1973. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Excellent recording of Javanese gamelan music recorded as part of Deutsche Gramophon's Privilege series. Great recording quality, and a good selection of tracks that includes 3 shorter ones (about 8 minutes long), plus one 20 minute piece that has a chorus joining in at parts. Very spooky stuff, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(1981 pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousGilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura – The Anthology (3LP set) ... LP
Brownswood (UK), Late 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 3LP ... $25.99 27.98
A fantastic overview of the wonderful sounds that Gilles Peterson has been cooking up in Havana since 2009 – the rich array of artists he's collaborated with as part of the bigger Havana Cultura project – which has given great exposure to a whole new generation of brilliant Cuban ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousGroove Club 1 – La Confiserie Magique ... CD
Lion, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99
Rare pop psych from the late 60s & early 70s French scene – groovy singles from Le Coeur, Les Hamsters, Les Chimeriennes, Dan Le Bouffon, Christopher Laird, Yar & Yana and others – really cool stuff, most of which we've never heard before! Lion's Groove Club series goes on to ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGroove Club 2 – Cambodia Rock Spectacular ... CD
Lion, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99
A pretty incredible compilation of Cambodia Rock – the best one we've come across – classic original Khmer Rock from scene pioneer Sinn Sisamouth and many more! The set as an effort to present this fun, groovy and yes, spectacular Cambodian Rock as it was originally heard by the people ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGroove Club 3 – Cambodia Rock Intensified ... CD
Lion/Get On Down, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99
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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VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... read more CD

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VariousHavana, Cuba 1957 – Rhythms & Songs For The Orishas ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1957. Used ... $6.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHeartbeat Soukous ... LP
Virgin, 1987. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and promo stamp.)

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VariousHeavenly Sweetness 2007 to 2017 – 10 Years Of Transcendent Music ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
A beautiful celebration of the first ten years of Heavenly Sweetness – a fantastic French record label that's not only given us spiritual jazz from giants of the 70s, but also opened our ears to both new sounds from contemporary artists, and a wide array of rhythms from around the globe! All ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousI Believe I'll Go Back Home 1906 to 1959 ... LP
Mississippi, 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $8.99
A great companion piece to the album I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore – and, like that one, a set that's made up of so many different and unusual strands of music – in the best Mississippi Records style! Much of this work hails from the 78rpm generation – and the music ... (Folk/Country, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousI'm Not Here To Hunt Rabbits – Guitar & Folk Styles From Botswana (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Piranha (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $28.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of sounds from one of the more under-documented musical scenes on the African continent – and a really well-done package that showcases the unique guitar style used by musicians in Botswana! Much of this music features an unusual left-hand approach to the instrument ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing – with book and download including bonus tracks!)

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VariousIndestructible Beat Of Soweto ... LP
Shanachie, Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine.)

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VariousIndus Raag 2 – Karachi Concerts – Sampler ... CD
Tehzeeb, 2016. Used ... Just Sold Out!
17 track sampler CD. CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)

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VariousLagos Chop Up ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
An incredible batch of African funk and heavily percussive groove – featuring a varied, yet cohesive selection of tunes that run deeper than most compilations! Lagos Chop Up manages to work a little bit of magic in its overall consistency – the tracklist features tunes from the mid 60s ... read more CD

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VariousLanguages Of Tambores – A Spiritual Journey Through The Cultural Heritage Of Drums – Presented By Gabriele Poso ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 90s/2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 28.98
The drums do plenty of talking here – in a wonderful set that looks at the return of deeper rhythms and percussion to the global house music underground! Just at a point when some pretenders were trying to claim too-strong influences from Cuba, Africa, and other deeper cultures – ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $24.99
Brilliant work from Benin – an ear-opening compilation that's filled with wonderful grooves we've never heard before! The rhythms are unusual, instrumentation hypnotic, and vocals really offbeat – making the whole thing sound very different than more familiar African work we've stocked ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousListen All Around – The Golden Age of Central and East African Music (2CDs & hardcover book – with bonus download) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1950s. New Copy 2CD & Book ... $28.99
A wonderfully beautiful package – filled with gems from the central African scene of the 50s – all packaged together with a huge book of notes that's as wonderful as the music itself! The set culls together vintage singles from the Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, and Kenya – not as ... read more CD
(Includes download!)

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VariousLondon Is The Place For Me Vol 2 – Calypso & Kwela, Highlife & Jazz From Young Black London ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A wonderful follow up to one of our favorite compilations in recent years! London Is The Place For Me compiles the stylistically varied music coming from the emergent West Indian and African communities of 50s and 60s London – far more than just the topical, and often quite whimsical calypso ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLullaby For The Moon – Japanese Music For Koto & Shakuhachi ... CD
Hemisphere, 1997. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Music from Hozan Yamamoto & Utazumi Kunishige, Tozan Tanno &Tozan Hara, Hozan Yamamoto &Utazumi Kunishige, Tozan Hara, Soyo Nakamura, Reiko Nakamura & Miyoshi Hoshida, Osamu Shimizu & Keiko Matsuo, Kozan Kitahara & Shizuo Aoki & Shinzo Miya. CD

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VariousMatanzas Cuba 1957 – Afro Cuban Sacred Music From The Countryside ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1957. Used ... $6.99

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VariousMore Ethiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 3 (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Mad music that's unlike anything else we can think of – a killer collection of funky grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – offered up here on a vinyl-only compilation! The set's a great one if you've heard the music of Mulatu, but want to dig a lot deeper – as the cats ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMother's Garden – The Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975 to 1984 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
Funky female soul from the African scene of the 70s – much of it with a good deal of club music influence in the mix! The work here is from a time when music on the continent was absorbing a lot of modes from soul, funk, and club styles in the US and Europe – mixing older Afro Funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMusic From Distant Corners Of The World – Treasures Of The Explorer Series ... LP
Nonesuch, 1971. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
A compilation of the Nonesuch Explorer series. It's split up into The Far East, which features "Ketjak", "Baris", "Frong Song", "Ketawang", "Echigojishi", and "Shrine Music"; India, which contains "Ni Ri Ni Ri Ga Ma", "Jogia ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMusic Of India – Traditional & Classical ... LP
Folkways, 1966. Very Good- ... $14.99
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VariousMusical Anthology Of The Orient – Tibet 2 ... LP
Musicaphon (Germany), Early 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
A very cool edition of Tibetan chants! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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VariousNigeria Soul Fever – Afro Funk, Disco, & Boogie – West African Disco Mayem (3LP set – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
The Nigerian groove of the 70s – way past the familiar modes of Fela Kuti, and served up here in a range of artists who followed on a huge second wave of soul that soared from Lagos and beyond in the second half of the decade! The music here opens up in a sweet range of different styles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousNuts & Bolts Of Luaka Bop ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2000. Used ... Just Sold Out!
7 track sampler from Luaka Bop. Music from Susana Baca, Zap Mama, Los Amigos Invisibles, Os Mutantes, Jim White & Geggy Tah. CD
(Promotional release.)

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VariousOcora – Le Monde Des Musiques Traditionelles/The World Of Traditional Music (6CD set) ... CD
Ocora (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 6CD ... $34.99 39.99
A fantastic overview of sounds from Ocora Records – an imprint that may well be the greatest ethnographic label in the world, with a tremendous legacy of well-recorded music from around the globe! Ocora is an offshoot of Radio France, and always did a top-shelf job, right from the start ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOnda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $15.99
A captivating slice of work from Brazil – not the samba, bossa, or even Tropicalia sounds you might be used to – but instead a selection of tracks that owe plenty to the changes in soul, rock, and pop that took place in the Anglo world during the 80s! Much of this music has a fair bit ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOnda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A captivating slice of work from Brazil – not the samba, bossa, or even Tropicalia sounds you might be used to – but instead a selection of tracks that owe plenty to the changes in soul, rock, and pop that took place in the Anglo world during the 80s! Much of this music has a fair bit ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Onda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Burkina Faso ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Fantastic sounds from the glory days of the Burkina Faso scene – a time when the country's place at the crossroads of West Africa was helping to create some really amazing music! There's no set style here that defines the groove – as some tracks seem to flow from Nigerian funk, while ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Burkina Faso ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic sounds from the glory days of the Burkina Faso scene – a time when the country's place at the crossroads of West Africa was helping to create some really amazing music! There's no set style here that defines the groove – as some tracks seem to flow from Nigerian funk, while ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Original Sound Of Burkina Faso ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousOs Negros Do Rosario ... CD
Lapa Discos (Brazil), 1998. Used ... $0.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousOuternational Meltdown Vol 2 – Healers ... CD
B&W Music (UK), 1995. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print. Package is rippled from moisture.)

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VariousPan Champs ... LP
Blue Rhythm, 1990. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousPanama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A second heavy dose of sounds from the Panamanian scene of the 60s and 70s – a long-overdue companion to the previous volume of the series on Soundway, filled with rare gems that are finally getting their first exposure to the world outside the isthmus! The sounds here are completely fresh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... read more CD
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP 23.99

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD 16.99

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VariousParadise Bangkok 2 (with download) ... LP
Zudrangma/Paradise Bangkok, 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
A fantastic full-length collection of the sorts of sounds the Paradise Bangkok label has been giving us with their limited edition 45s in recent years! In case you're not hip to their sound, Paradise Bangkok has emerged as one of the coolest gateways to the sounds of Southeast Asia – a label ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download and poster!)

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VariousPortugal Algarve – Corridinhos ... CD
Playa Sound (France), 1992. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Acoustic Africa ... CD
Putumayo, 2006. Used ... $3.99
Music from Diogal, Eneida Marta, Rajery, Angelique Kidjo, Laye Sow, Gabriela Mendes, Habib Koite, Dobet Gnahore & more. CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear.)

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VariousRaindrops Pattering On Banana Leaves & Other Tunes – A WOMAD Benefit LP ... LP
Womad (France), 1988. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear with some gloss separation.)

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VariousReal Bahamas – In Music & Song ... LP
Nonesuch, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Recorded by Peter Siegel and Jody Stecher. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a stain on the top left corner.)

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VariousReve Et Passion – The Soul Of Klezmer ... CD
Network (Germany), 1998. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Music from the Klezmatics, the Andy Statman quartet, Klezmer Plus, Brave Old World, Dave Tarras, Alicia Svigals, the Chicago Klezmer Ensemble, the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, the Budapester Klezmer Band & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRich Medina Presents Jump N Funk (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
BBE (UK), Mid 70s/Late 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 31.99
One of the coolest projects we've heard from Rich Medina in years – a killer compilation that brings together older Afro Funk tracks from the 70s with a big amount of cuts from more contemporary years – all with a blend that pushes the spirit of the continent way out into the cosmos! ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 2 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grosso! (Spain), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Include bonus CD!)

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VariousRough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz (with download) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Rough Guide, 1970s. New Copy ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSarafina! Music Of Liberation – Broadway Cast Recording ... CD
RCA, 1988. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSecret Museum Of Mankind Vol 1 – Ethnic Music Classics 1925 to 1948 ... LP
Outernational, Late 20s/1930s/1940s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99
A really far reaching compilation of ethnographic recordings from as far back as 1925, and up to the late 40s – Volume 1 in the Secret Museum Of Mankind series – which pulls together material from Nigeria, Sardinia, Russia, Cuba, Vietnam, Jamaica, Morocco, South Africa, Japan, Sweden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSembeh Ma Fa Fe Resits Volume ... CD
Stronghold Sound, 2012. Used ... $3.99
Music from Bom Sone, Important, Sista Lessa, Tiralleur, Ruphert, Balbor, Sybmbole, Prince II Saen & more. CD

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VariousSofrito – Tropical Discotheque ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The debut compilation from Hugo Mendez and the Sofrito collective on Strut – tropical dancefloor grooves from Africa, the Caribbean and South American – featuring Banda Los Hijos De La Nina Luz, Frente Cumbiero, Fair Nick Stars, Victor Uwaifo, "Dany Play", Quantic Y Su ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSoweto Never Sleeps – Classic Female Zulu Jive ... CD
Shanachie, 1986. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSweet As Broken Dates – Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
A stunning discovery in music – incredible sounds from the under-documented Somali scene – collected together from an archive of tapes that was rescued from a radio station right before the nation's years of political turmoil! The music here was mostly issued on cassette in the 70s and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTanbou Toujou Lou – Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz, & Electric Folklore From Haiti 1960 to 1981 ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 31.98
Fantastic sounds from Haiti – served up in all the styles promised by the title, and pulled from a mixture of private collections and radio recordings that also document the Haitian diaspora during the nation's years of dictatorship! Yet given the restriction of the government, the cultural ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousTibet – Musiques Sacrees ... CD
Ocora (France), 1987. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99
Amazing sounds from the pre-Ayatollah years in Iran – an incredible blend of different global influences, coming together in the sort of sound you'd expect from one of the most progressive scenes in the Mid-East! The work here has some of the same psych elements of Turkish work from the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.14
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousTribute To Mohamed Abdel Wahab ... CD
EMI (United Arab Emirates), 1993. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Music from Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Safoun, Sabah, Nagat & Talal El Madah. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousTrojan Calypso Box (3 CD set) ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1970s. Used 3 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
50 sunny Calypso jams for you summertime, or anytime pleasure, including: Lord Kitchener "Love In The Cemetery", "Jamaica Woman" & "Neighbor, Neighbor", Lord Creator "Big Bamboo" & "Paint Up, Clean Up Time", Tommy McCook & The ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print, box has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ VariousTumbele – Biguine, Afro & Latin Sounds From The French Caribbean 1963 to 1974 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Rare recordings from the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the French Caribbean – rare Afro Latin grooves from the mid 60s to the mid 70s – a fantastic compilation from the global groove compilation heroes at Soundway! The material generally has the thumping drum & ... read more CD

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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more CD
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP 16.99

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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD 11.99

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VariousTV Themes Best 16 ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1977. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousUsiende Ukalale (Don't Sleep) – Omutibo From Rural Kenya ... LP
Raw Music International/Mississippi, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
A well-recorded collection of omutibo work from Kenya – rural music that mostly just features a singer and acoustic guitar – in a style that's reminiscent of American country blues, but which has a very different vibe overall! The big years of omutibo were the 60s – a time of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a nice booklet of notes!)

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VariousUzelli Psychedelic Anadolu ... LP
Uzelli (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99
A great look at a lost lineage of Turkish music – the mostly-cassette Uzelli label, initially started in Germany for Turkish workers on the continent – but an imprint who grew to have importance back in Istanbul as the years moved on! This set brings together some of the more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousVoodoo Ceremony In Haiti – Recorded Live On Location ... LP
Olympic, Late 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWe Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
The Heavenly Sweetness label celebrates its first ten years in business – with a special birthday present of all-exclusive unreleased tracks! This set doesn't look back at the previous decade of the label, but instead points the way forward – with a wonderful selection of newly-recorded ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available We Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... LP 26.99

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VariousWe Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
The Heavenly Sweetness label celebrates its first ten years in business – with a special birthday present of all-exclusive unreleased tracks! This set doesn't look back at the previous decade of the label, but instead points the way forward – with a wonderful selection of newly-recorded ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... CD 9.99

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VariousWorld Library Of Folk & Primitive Music Vol XVII – Romania – Compiled & Edited By Alan Lomax ... CD
Rounder, Mid 30s/1940s/Mid 50s. Used ... $14.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousXacobeo '04 ... CD
Factoria (Spain), 2004. Used ... $8.99
Music from Na Lua, Chus Pedro, Pancho Alvarez, Joaquin Diaz, Acetre, Bagad Kemper, Son Del Cordel, Alboka, Os Cempes & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousXXII Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De California – Final Internacional 2002 ... CD
Nucleus, 2002. Used ... $0.99
Music from German Nogueira Gomez, Leonardo Liberman, Juan Garces Diez, Alejandro Roddas, Antonio Melo, Casilda Lesende, Mercedes de Salinas, Rafael Saula & more. (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr release.)

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VariousXXII Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De California – Final Nacionales 2002 ... CD
Nucleus, 2002. Used ... $0.99
Music from Anahy Sanchez, Daisy Plazaola, Rodolfo Mayen, Lorena Brazil, Maria Del Carmen Autran, Jose Maria Garcia Cota, Casilda Lesende, Francisco Ortega, Alberta Barron & mor.e (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr release.)

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VariousZanzibara 1 – Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club ... CD
Buda (France), 2005. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A fantastic new series from the folks behind the great Ethiopiques collection. Zanzibara focuses on the rich mother lode of neglected music from Swahili east Africa – Tanzania, Zanzibar,and the Comoros Islands. This first volume features gorgeous new recordings by the Ikhwani Safaa Musical ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 4 – Bi Kidude (La Memoire De La Musique Zanzibaraise) ... CD
Buda (France), 2006. New Copy ... $7.99 15.99
Mostly recent recordings by Bi Kidude – billed here as "the diva of Zanzibari music", and supported by a great set of material that certainly helps her live up to this title! Kidude sings in a haunting, almost ancient kind of way – very thin-voiced, but powerful – often ... read more CD
 
 



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