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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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VariousSurinam Funk Force – More Boogie & Disco Funk From The Surinamese Dance Floors ... LP
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
A huge range of funky soul cuts from a very surprising source – the nation of Surinam, which didn't earn its independence until the mid 70s – which then seemed to pave the way for a big wave of wonderful music like this! The cuts often have a groove that's more northern hemisphere club ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSweet As Broken Dates – Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa ... CD
Ostinato (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
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 CD

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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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VariousThose Shocking Shaking Days – Indonesian Hard Psychedelic Progressive Rock & Funk 1970 to 1978 ... LP
Now Again, 1970s. Sealed 3LPs ... $24.99
A truly incredible overview of 70s Indonesian funk, rock and psychedelia infused recordings – and it's beautifully put together, to boot – one of the very best compilations yet from Stones Throw's Now Again branch! There's an undercurrent of funk to most of this material, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2nd pressing in a non-gatefold cover.)

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✨✧ VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. Used ... $14.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousTurquie – Musique Soufi ... CD
Ocora (France), 1977. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print. Boolet has a faint mark from an old sticker.)

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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 ... CD
Uzelli (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
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 CD
Also available Uzelli Psychedelic Anadolu ... LP 22.99

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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
Also available Uzelli Psychedelic Anadolu ... CD 11.99

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VariousWe Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy ... $18.99
The Heavenly Sweetness label celebrates its first tne years in business – with a special birthday present of all-exclusive 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 tracks by ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousWelcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more CD
(Comes with a very cool hardcover book!)
Also available Welcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (with bonus download) ... LP 22.99

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VariousWelcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 25.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 16 page booklet & download!)
Also available Welcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD 21.99

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VariousWelcome To Zamrock 2 – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more CD
(Comes with a very cool hardcover book – which includes some variations on the conents from Volume 1.)

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✨✧ VariousWest Indies Funk ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. New Copy ... $6.99 17.98
Funky music from the West Indies – stripped down organ groovers, brass punctuated jams with rumbling drums and tasty guitar licks, funky steel band covers and and more from Syd Jones & The Troubadours, Dutch Rhythm, Steel & Show Band, The East Side Symphony, St Vincent's Supersould ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousWorld Psychedelic Classics 3 – Love's A Real Thing – The Funky Fuzzy Sounds Of West Africa (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 23.98
A really mind-bending collection of African grooves – one that digs deep into the West African scene of the early 70s – and comes up with a massive batch of tunes that really opens up our understanding of the music! The sound here isn't just 70s Afro Funk – as the tunes include a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card too!)

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VariousZaire 74 – The African Artists ... CD
Wrasse, 1974. New Copy 2CD ... $17.99 19.99
Amazing music from an amazing moment – the legendary Zaire 74 concerts that took place before the Rumble In The Jungle fight between Muhammad Ali and George Frazier! The moment was one of great pride and power – and although the concert performances have become the stuff of legend over ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 1 – Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club ... CD
Buda (France), 2005. New Copy ... $12.99 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 ... $12.99 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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VariousZanzibara 5 – Hot In Dar – Le Son De La Tanzanie 1978 to 1983 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
One of our favorite entries so far in the Zanzibara series – a great set of grooves from the late 70s and early 80s – warmly laidback material, with a bubbling undercurrent of funk, and a sound that's somewhat different from other African material we've heard from the time! The rhythms ... read more CD
 
 



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