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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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VariousCaribbean Audio Odyssey Vol 2 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $18.99
A great little package that brings together killer cuts from big wave of calypso in the 50s – all served up in a beautiful retro-styled cover and a limited edition 10" LP! The music here is the sort of harder-biting, rougher-rocking calypso that played bit in the West Indian underground ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies!)

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VariousChampion Steelbands Of Trinidad ... LP
Cook, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Includes tracks by six bands – Katzenjammers, Highlanders, The Fascinators, The Southern All Stars, Girl Pat Steelband, and Ellie Manette's Invaders. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousChansons Exotiques Pour Cabarets Et Music Halls – Rhythmes Orientaux Et Tropiques (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1950s/Early 60s. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
The crumbling of the 19th Century colonial empires may have hurt the European economy a bit – but it also did wonders for their music – as artists and styles got mixed up even more than before, and a strong wave of new sounds from the south and west started to have a big impact on the ... (French, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousChina – Music Of The Pipa ... CD
Elektra, 1980. Used ... $1.99
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VariousCote D'Ivoire Compil ... CD
Sono Africa (France), Used ... $7.99
Music from Gadji Celi, Reine Pelagie, Woya, Ernesto Djedje, Amedee Pierre, Meiway, Monica Seka, Jimmy Hyacinthe, Nayanka Bell, Eba Aka Jerome & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCuba In America 1939 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 30s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $18.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of music – 66 tracks that show the huge influence of Cuban rhythms in American music during the mid-century years – presented here in a wider range of styles than you might expect! This isn't just Latin music, made by Cuban cats hitting the New York scene – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Belize City Boil Up ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
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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VariousDigital Zandoli 2 – Funky Zouk Spectrum 1984 to 1993 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
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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VariousDisco Dildar – DIY Disco From The Pakistani Pop Workshop ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDJ Qbico Plays The Afro Boogie ... LP
EP Sound (Italy), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
African boogie, and plenty of funk as well – all served up by DJ Qbico, a name we're really coming to trust for top-shelf grooves! The set's as obscure as some of his other records – put together as a live DJ set, in which Qbico focuses on cuts from that moment when the African scene ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 75!)

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VariousDJ Qbico Plays The Afro Funk II (pink marble colored vinyl) ... LP
EP Sound (Italy), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
DJ Qbico takes a second crack at the world of Afro Funk – and as he did the first time around, really blows us away with his knowledge of obscure tracks that are undeniable groovers! The package presents the music laid out back to back – as if you're catching Qbico spinning a wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed on pink marble colored vinyl.)

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VariousDJ Qbico Plays The Afro Tribal Congo Bongo Rhythm ... LP
EP Sound (Italy), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
Loads of highly percussive tracks – served up on this excellent collection of rare records from the African scene of the 70s – all with the usual perfect selection of choices we've come to appreciate from the DJ Qbico series! As with the others, there's not much here in the way of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDoing It In Lagos – Boogie, Pop, & Disco In 80s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 17.98
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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VariousDrums Of Bora Bora & Songs Of Tahiti ... CD
Crescendo, 1956. Used ... $0.99
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VariousEl Apagon – Peruvian Chicha From The Horoscopo Vaults 1978 to 1988 ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy ... $25.99
A motherlode of classic chicha tunes, right from the source – all pulled from one of the most important Peruvian labels in the genre! The jagged grooves of chicha have gotten lots of interest in recent years – so much so, there have even been some contemporary groups who've recreated ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
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
Also available Ethiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... LP 23.99

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... LP
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ethiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD 18.99

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VariousEthiopiques 7 inch Box Set (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)... $54.99
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, ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition! Includes poster & stickers of original covers!)

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VariousEthiopiques Vol 1 – Golden Years Of Modern Ethiopian Music 1969 to 1975 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
Stunning stuff from the early 70s – one of the richest moments in the history of Ethiopian popular music! Haile Sellassie's reign was nearing its end, and the country was in the grip of a new renaissance of modernist ideas. To the rest of us, this means that the music scene was absorbing ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 11 – Alemu Aga: Harp Of King David ... CD
Buda (France), 1994. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
One of the more recent recordings in this series of CDs focusing on Ethiopian music – and one of the more mellow, too! The CD's devoted to work played on the Beguena, or "King David's Harp" – one of Ethiopia's oldest instruments, and one with a weirdly haunting sound. The ... read more CD
 
 



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