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Global Grooves — In Stock

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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AbbhamaAlam Raya ... LP
Tala & Co (Indonesia), 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(2014 reissue on Strawberry Rain/Majemuk.)

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Peter AbdulGet Down With Me ... LP
EMI/Dig This Way (Italy), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
The cover looks a bit cheesy – like some sort of Star Search graphic – but the album's a rock-solid gem from the second decade of Nigerian funk – recorded in Lagos with a great boogie vibe, and a groove that's as heavy on keyboards as it is on riffing guitar and percussion! Peter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModerniserWe Are The Children ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1989. Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with a few drip stains and some writing in pen.)

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Admiral Dele Abiodun & His Top Hitters InternationalBusy Body ... LP
Adawa Super (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good+ ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain at the top left corner, with some writing in pen on back. Labels have some pen.)

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsShaman ... CD
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A tremendous return to form for reedman Idris Ackamoor and his Pyramids group – and a record that we love every bit as much as his classic material from the 70s! There's a power, righteousness, and urgency to this album that we haven't heard from Ackamoor in years – very much the kind ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Justin Adams & Juldeh CamaraSoul Science ... CD
World Village, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Attarazat Addahabia & FaradjallahAl Hadaoui ... CD
Habibi Funk, 1973. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Monstrous funk from Morocco – unreleased material recorded in 1973, with a sound that should have revolutionized North Africa at the time! The group works here in a really raw blend of heavy percussion and riffing guitar – produced with lots of edge and echo, and delivered with the ... read more CD

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King Sunny AdeAriya Special ... LP
SAR (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good- ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has surface wear, aging, and tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Sunny AdeMo Dupe (Gratitude) ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1985. Very Good- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Sunny AdeSunny Ade & His African Beats – Chapter 3 ... LP
King Sunny Ade (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Recorded in London, with titles that include "Ma Semi", "Mo Fe Dabi Jesu", "Gbemi Orimi", "Wundia Mewa", "Araiye E Dakun", "Oldlufe", and "Ati Wo Le Esu". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small Sounds Workshop sticker – but this is a nice copy overall.)

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✨✧ Sunny Ade & His African BeatsSyncro Chapter 1 ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1977. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Includes the side-long tracks "Syncro Feelings" and "Oba Adeyemi". LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice clean copy overall. One corner of the cover has a slight bump, and cover has a "sounds workshop" sticker – but is very nice overall.)

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Lanrewaju AdepojuIku Awolowo ... LP
Lanrad (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Afrodyssey OrchestraUnder The Sun (with download) ... LP
Altercat (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... $24.99
Great diaspora sounds from Afrodyssey Orchestra – a group who bring so much more to their music than most of their contemporaries – in ways that both tap into their native cultural history in Greece, and really open up some of the deeper jazz currents of their songs! Instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Mustafa Khaliq AhmedSon Of The Drum Song ... CD
Chaos, 2019. Used ... $1.99
New York percussionist – played on James Mason's Rhythm Of Life and with Arthur Russell. CD

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Sharhabil AhmedKing Of Sudanese Jazz ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... $19.99 22.98
Really fantastic music, with a sound that's as hip as the image on the cover – not jazz as we know it here in the US, but a wonderful hybrid of our own musical roots with elements of Sudanese music – all delivered with a very postmodern mish-mash of styles, and a sound that's unlike ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... CD
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A beautiful record from Akofa Akoussah – a singer from Togo who's equally gifted in funky and sweeter soul styles! Half the record is full-on funk, and we'd swear that Lafayette Afro Rock Band must have had a hand in some of the instrumentation (possible, as it was recorded in Paris) – ... read more CD

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Ihsan Al-MunzerBelly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... CD
A Chahine & Fils/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A really fantastic little record – and one that's even better than you might expect from the title – which itself is already pretty darn fantastic! The set is upbeat and funky, but not entirely disco – more this very groovy blend of Mid-East elements and more familiar keyboards ... read more CD

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Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice ... CD
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
A really fantastic collaboration between two pioneers of African music – and a set that nicely opens both into the jazziest side of their talents! Hugh Masekela blows flugelhorn, and Tony Allen handles drums and plenty of percussion – and although both artists sing a bit, the main ... read more CD

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Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (180 gram pressing) ... LP
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A really fantastic collaboration between two pioneers of African music – and a set that nicely opens both into the jazziest side of their talents! Hugh Masekela blows flugelhorn, and Tony Allen handles drums and plenty of percussion – and although both artists sing a bit, the main ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rejoice ... CD 12.99

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AlostmenKologo ... CD
Strut (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Really raw work from this Ghanaian group that emerged from jamming on the streets of Accra – a core quartet that mostly features tuned percussion and stringed instruments – used in a highly rhythmic way along with the vocals! The lineup features kologo, goje, gome, dondo, and kpanlogo ... read more CD

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AmanazAfrica ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2 CDs ... $7.99 17.98
Wonderfully fuzzy work from Amanaz – one of the trippiest, headiest groups of the Zamrock scene of the 70s! The guitars here are very full and present – not at a hit you over the head jamming label, but with this rich sonic element that has lots of bassy undercurrents – at a ... read more CD

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleyAmbolley ... CD
Cougar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A really well-crafted set of funk from the legendary Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – maybe best known for his material in the mid 70s, but sounding equally wonderful here on an album from the start of the 80s! The sound is sharper and more sophisticated than before – recorded in London, with a ... read more CD
Also available Ambolley ... LP 14.99

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleyAmbolley ... LP
Cougar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 21.98
A really well-crafted set of funk from the legendary Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – maybe best known for his material in the mid 70s, but sounding equally wonderful here on an album from the start of the 80s! The sound is sharper and more sophisticated than before – recorded in London, with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ambolley ... CD 10.99

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Andre & JosiAmandla (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tidal Waves, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
A classic collaboration between Josi Ndlovu and Andre Abrahamse – both artists who had long roots in a variety of West African groups and projects before this set – and find a way to draw on that work while also finding new energy together in the studio! The tunes have a subtle, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Idowu AnimashaunApola Tunde ... CD
African Songs (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $4.99
A series of extended song medleys from Nigerian musician Idowu Animashaun – tracks that mix together wispy guitar, light percussion, and vocals that playfully deal with a variety of themes! The style here isn't nearly as heavy-hitting as that of Idowu's 70s contemporaries – especially ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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ArtISt Alhousseini Anivolla & Girum MezmurAfropentatonism ... CD
Piranha (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A great blend of Saharan and Ethiopian guitar styles – the former played by Alhousseini Anivolla, the latter by Girum Mezmur – working together here in a set of intertwining solos and nicely snakey grooves! There's a really seductive feel to the record, right from the start – and ... read more CD
Also available Afropentatonism (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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ArtISt Alhousseini Anivolla & Girum MezmurAfropentatonism (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Piranha (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
A great blend of Saharan and Ethiopian guitar styles – the former played by Alhousseini Anivolla, the latter by Girum Mezmur – working together here in a set of intertwining solos and nicely snakey grooves! There's a really seductive feel to the record, right from the start – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Afropentatonism ... CD 13.99

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AntibalasFu Chronicles (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Antibalas take a page from the Wu-Tang book, and add a little kung fu action to their music – with results that maybe make this set one of their freshest in years! All the core energy of the group is very firmly in place – that razor-sharp instrumentation that's made these guys one of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AntibalasWhere The Gods Are At Peace ... LP
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 17.98
Maybe the most searing album we've ever heard from Antibalas – a set that's completely on fire from the very first note, both musically and politically – and which burns with an intensity that seems to blow away all their previous music! Make no mistake, we've always loved these guys ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Anyi Bu Ofu Musical Group Lagos BranchIgba Anyi Bu Ofu ... LP
Coconut (Nigeria), 1986. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on all sides and is stained on back.)

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Segun ArinzeDreams EP – Moonlite Dance/Maria/Moonliting (In The Mix)/Nwanyi Nganga (voc, thunder mix)/Dream Come True ... 12-inch
Premier (Nigeria), 1992. Good ... $39.99
Smooth, percolating modern soul from Nigeria! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with some surface noise, a bit louder on the B-side. Cover has brown packing tape holding the seams, surface wear and aging, and bent corners.)

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Atomic ForestObsession ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 19.98
The collected work of a mighty trippy group from the Indian scene – a psychedelic combo who worked in the 70s, but who had the same sort of edge you'd hear from the American and British scenes of the late 60s! In truth, there's a fair bit of Anglo influence going on in the music – not ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerTalazo 84 ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1984. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFertilizer ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1985. Very Good- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, a lgiht stain at the spine, and some pen on front and back. Labels have some pen.)

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Adewale AyubaMr Johnson Play For Me ... LP
Sony (Nigeria), 1992. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear, with staining and pen.)

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✨✧ Zeshan BVetted ... CD
Minty Fresh, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A record that certainly deserves its title – as the sound is well-vetted right from the start, and not at all the gimmicky approach you might expect! Zeshan B might well be forging a whole new genre here – one of Indian soul – as the singer was raised by Indian parents in ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Selda BagcanSelda (1979) ... CD
Turkuola/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1979. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
Selda packs a heck of a punch on this late 70s set – a record that's still got all the wonderful elements of her previous three albums – that unique mix of folksy roots, protest themes, and nicely trippy production! Selda's holding an electrified version of the baglama on the front ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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BanaGira Sol ... CD
Vidisco (Portugal), 1997. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ricky BandaNiwanji Walwa Amwishyo ... LP
Zambezi/Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.99
One of the moodiest albums we've ever heard from the Zamrock scene of the 70s – a record of slow-building tunes with a very personal vibe – all vocals and most instrumentation handled by Ricky Banda himself – in a style that's more intimate than other Zambian albums of the time! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BatidaBatida ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
The first-ever contemporary recording on Soundway – but a set that's still got firm roots in the 70s African scene that's usually represented by the label! Batida is the brainchild of Portuguese DJ Mpula – who brings together samples from older Angolan recordings with contemporary ... read more CD

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Bazali BamAction (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wah Wah (Spain), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.98
Bazali Bam look somewhat playful on the cover, but the record's got this darker intensity that points the way towards later experiments on the West African scene – with a blend of soul, funk, and psych elements that almost seem to be a precursor to Zamrock sounds! Yet the style here is a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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BeatersHarari ... LP
Sun/Matsuli (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A landmark album on the South African scene of the 70s – a set that mixes together currents of jazz and funk, but at the start of a sound that would break forth even more in the decade to come! Yet The Beaters were there at the start – a young trio that includes drummer Sipho Mabuse, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BelizMemoires ... LP
Beau Monde (France), 2009. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
A really cool take on traditions of Guadeloupean musical traditions – served up in a style that echoes some of the blends of jazz and island elements from earlier generations! The group here is a trio – with the great Edmondy Krater on ka, djembe, and percussion – all instruments ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ahuja Bello & His Golden EaglesLate Bobo Doherty ... LP
Sky (Nigeria), 1981. Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear, bent corners, and a small name in pen on front and back. Labels have some pen.)

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Kirsten Braten BergFrom Senegal To Setesdal ... CD
Six Degrees, 1997. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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Zazou BikayeMr Manager (with bonus download – and bonus tracks) ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
80s Afro grooves, recorded in Belgium – given a nice twist by the Crammed Discs label, which was one of the first to really open up African styles with more European elements! Bony Bikaye handles vocals, and Hector Zazou plays plenty of keyboards and adds in beat – so there's an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – which also includes some bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ Jo BissoAfrican Disco Experimentals 1974 to 1978 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 32.99
Don't think "experimental", think funky club tracks – as Jo Bisso did a great job of crossing over to the American mainstream in the 70s, thanks in part to a famous album on TK Records! That work is referenced here, alongside some much more obscure tracks – all with an ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rupa BiswasDisco Jazz ... LP
Numero, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A record that's got to be one of the coolest recorded in Calgary during the early 80s – as it offers up a really unusual blend of modes that definitely lives up to its title, and which also borrows a bit from Indian music as well! Singer Rupa Biswas fronts a group that's equally strong on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bixiga 70Ocupai ... CD
Mais Um Discos (UK), 2014. Used ... $18.99
An Afro Funk combo from Brazil, but one who bring in a huge amount of different influences to their music as well – expanding their sound with a range of soulful colors that make this set even more compelling than their debut! In addition to some expected Brazilian elements, there's also ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Black Savage/S&D Majek/OvidFire/Got The Feelin/Karibun/Operator ... 12-inch
CBS/Afro 7 (Estonia), Early 80s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $9.99
A set of rare tracks from the vaults of CBS Records in Kenya – tunes that really show a nicely complex approach to the groove! Black Fire kick things off with "Fire" – a tune that's got a reggae vibe, but a sound that's quite different than the style of Kingston! The cut's ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In the die-cut cover.)

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Gyedu Blay AmbolleySekunde ... CD
Hippo (Netherlands), 2012. Used ... $6.99
A great new album from this 70s Afro Funk legend – work that shows that Gydeu Blay Ambolley hasn't lost a bit of his groove over the years! There's a really great approach to the album that keeps things fresh – a sound that's lean and stripped-down, and not overproduced at all – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark IIIControl ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A rare one from Ghanaian legend Gyedu Blay Ambolley – fully in control of a far-reaching funky trip with his Zantoda Mark III group! Control carries on with the most treasured aspects of Ambolley's mid 70s work – the raw percussion, punchy horns and charismatic vocals – but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Paa Bobo & His 3 AxesOsobrokyee ... LP
Kclubb (Ghana), 1982. Good ... $6.99
A nice little highlife group, recorded with a cool crispy sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split bottom seam, aging, wear, and adhesive residue.)

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Afel Bocoum, Damon Albarn, Toumani TiabateMali Music ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
That Damon Albarn's a busy guy! When he's not busy being a rock star or mock rock star, he's off on holiday in some exotic locale – but making another record at the same time, like this one, recorded in Mali. We have to admit, though we were predisposed towards the bare field recordings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Afel Bocoum, Damon Albarn, Toumani TiabateMali Music ... CD
Honest Jons/Astralwerks, 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
That Damon Albarn's a busy guy! When he's not busy being a rock star or mock rock star, he's off on holiday in some exotic locale – but making another record at the same time, like this one, recorded in Mali. We have to admit, though we were predisposed towards the bare field recordings ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Mali Music ... LP 24.99

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Bomba EstereoElegancia Tropical ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2013. Used Gatefold ... $8.99
The best album so far from this up-and-coming Colombian group – a great mix of rootsy elements and more electronic production – served up in the forward-reaching style we've come to love in recent projects from the Soundway label! Bomba Estereo are easily one of the most contemporary ... read more CD
(Out of print, please note that there is tear on the corner of the sleeve cover & is priced accordingly.)

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✨✧ BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD
Partisan, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more CD
Also available
Bombino Live In Amsterdam (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP 31.99
Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD
Partisan, 2020. Used ... $10.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more CD
Also available
Bombino Live In Amsterdam (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP 31.99
Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD 13.99

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BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Partisan, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available
Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD 13.99
Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD 10.99

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Jagger BotchwayOdze Odze (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Mid 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet African funk from Jagger Botchway – a musician with roots in The Barons, Hedzoleh Soundz, and Kelenkye Band – stepping out here on his own in a heady brew of percussion, guitar lines, and horns! Some of the cuts are vocal, some are instrumental – and the mix of melody and ... read more CD

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Roland BrivalWaka ... CD
Isma'a (France), 2003. Used ... $6.99
New diaspora soul from Roland Brival – a wonderful recording that's every bit as great as his classic Creole Gypsy set! Roland's working here in a hotbed of cross-cultural talents – blending together African, Caribbean, and jazz-based rhythms with a style that's extremely unique. A ... read more CD
(Out of print, slipcover has some edgewear.)

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✨✧ Brother Ah's World Music EnsembleCelebration! ... CD
Mapleshade, 1993. Used ... $6.99
Features Brother Ah on flute, African winds, and percussion – in an ensemble that includes marimba, koto, and Spanish guitar. Tracks are a mix of traditionals, improvisations, and Brother Ah originals. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Brother ResistanceTonite Is De Night/Rapso Space Dub/Crucial Decision (92 version)/Nation Time ... 12-inch
Cree (Germany), Late 80s. New Copy ... $9.99 24.99
Great grooves from Brother Reistance – tracks that are aimed at the dancefloor, but which also have a strong social message too! "Tonite Is De Night" is a cool call to action, set to a rhythm with tight tropical touches – and "Crucial Decision" is presented here in ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Sidiku BuariAnokwar (Truth) (hide & smile re-edit)/Music ... 12-inch
Soundway (UK), Early 80s/2016. Near Mint- ... $16.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Sidiku BuariRevolution – Live Disco Show In New York City (180 gram pressing – 2 x 45rpm) ... LP
BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
One of the coolest records ever issued by Sidiku Buari – the Ghanian musician who also recorded just as Buari – stepping out here in a very unusual performance recorded live at a club in New York at the end of the 70s! Side one begins with this great crowd frenzy and very cool energy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bulgarian State Television Female Voice ChoirLe Mystere Des Voix Bulgares Volume 2 ... CD
Nonesuch, Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
A fantastic collection of haunting vocals – from the group who was first brought to the attention of the world by 4AD Records! CD
(Out of print.)

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RD BurmanMukti ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A classic soundtrack from Indian film composer Rahul Dev Burman – and one that reminds us just how important the voice was to the format over the years! Unlike some Bollywood soundtracks, which have long upbeat songs that are driving the dance numbers in the film – this score has a ... read more CD

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Francisco Canaro Y Su OrquestaFrancisco Canaro Y Su Orquesta – Canta Francisco Amor ... LP
Odeon (Uruguay), 1972. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is missing the plastic outer sleeve.)

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✨✧ CaravanAmerican Antarai ... LP
Caravanonzon (Thailand), 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Not the Caravan group of Brit jazz rock fame, but a later Thai combo – working here in sharp protest of American military action in Southeast Asia during the 70s! The set's got a really unique regional flavor – a folksy blend of acoustic instruments and voices that often has guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2013 reissue on Strawberry Rain. Includes the insert.)

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Carlos Do CarmoO Melhor Dos Melhores ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Maria CartaI Grandi Successi Originali ... CD
RCA/BMG (Italy), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $8.99
Italian folk singer – probably best known on these shores for playing Vito Corleone's mother in The Godfather Part II. CD

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✨✧ Francisco Mora CatlettMora ... LP
AACE/Far Out (UK), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
A legendary early set from percussionist Francisco Mora Catlett – and a really sublime blend of spiritual jazz and Latin rhythms! Mora's percussion is definitely at the core – but the set also features wonderful contributions from Vincent Bowens on tenor and soprano sax, Jerome LeDuff ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mora/Mora 2 ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Francisco Mora CatlettMora 2 (aka River Drum) ... LP
AACE/Far Out (UK), Late 80s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
A set recorded in Detroit, but one that's got a globe's worth of elements in the mix – originally recorded in the mid 80s, but not released until a brief CD issue in the early part of the 21st Century! Despite that history, the album's a really timeless record that encompasses a world's ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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✨✧ Francisco Mora CatlettMora/Mora 2 ... CD
AACE/Far Out (UK), Late 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A pair of great albums back to back – both rare albums from a percussionist who worked with Sun Ra! First up is Mora volume 1 – a legendary early set from percussionist Francisco Mora Catlett – and a really sublime blend of spiritual jazz and Latin rhythms! Mora's percussion is ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Mora ... LP 22.99

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Victor CaviniJapan ... LP
Selected Sound/Be With (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
A very unusual sound library album from the German scene – a set that's maybe a lot more ethnographic than the usual stock TV and commercial grooves you'd expect – done by Victor Cavini with a fairly sensitive blend of traditional Japanese instrumentation and a few key modern elements ... (Sound Library, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Antonio ChainhoA Guitarra E Outras Mulheres ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1998. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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✨✧ ChainoAfricana & Beyond! (Africana/Percussion For Playboys/bonus tracks) ... CD
Dionysus/Bacchus Archives, Early 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great collection of work from the legendary Chaino – music from two albums, plus bonus tracks too! First up is work from Africana – one of the greatest albums by this enigmatic percussionist – a west coast player who made some killer records during the exotica years of the late ... read more CD

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✨✧ ChainoEye Of The Spectre (aka Unbridled Passions Of Love's Eerie Spectre) ... CD
Tampa/Bacchus Archives, 1958. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic set of exotica from the legendary percussionist Chaino – a set that was originally billed as a record to set free the passions of reluctant lovers in the postwar years – but which has a much deeper vibe than that! The percussion is great throughout – lots of congas ... read more CD
Also available Eye Of The Spectre (aka Unbridled Passions Of Love's Eerie Spectre) ... LP

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✨✧ ChainoEye Of The Spectre (aka Unbridled Passions Of Love's Eerie Spectre) ... LP
Tampa/Bacchus Archives, 1958. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic set of exotica from the legendary percussionist Chaino – a set that was originally billed as a record to set free the passions of reluctant lovers in the postwar years – but which has a much deeper vibe than that! The percussion is great throughout – lots of congas ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Teofilo ChantreDi Alma ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 1997. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Teofilo ChantreRodatempo ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 2000. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Don CherryOm Shanti Om ... LP
Black Sweat (Italy), 1976. New Copy ... $34.99
Rare 70s work from Don Cherry, and one of the most perfect realizations of his organic music concept – a quartet session recorded for Italian broadcast, with long songs that have a very spun-out, meditative vibe! Cherry's on pocket trumpet, but is way more than a horn player – as his ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Bey & His Royal HouseholdCongo Percussion ... LP
Pirouette, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $12.99
Great work from the drummer who appeared in the Art Blakey percussion sessions! Titles include "Sha Sha Calor", "Aswanda", "Yow Cow Le", "Yarbou", and "Fakiiya". LP, Vinyl record album

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Stella ChiwesheShungu – The Mbira Queen Of Zimbabwe Live ... CD
Piranha (Germany), 1994. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Victor Chukwu/The Black IrokosAkalaka/The Power ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Two rare albums from Uncle Victor Chukwu – a hell of a guitarist, and the driving force behind both of these Nigerian gems from the late 70s! Akalaka is a record that's maybe higlife in outward appearance, but which has a very different quality overall – in part because the guitar work ... read more CD

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Douglas Edirih Chukwueke & HIs Olariche Supersonic BandEwizi Nwa Nne ... LP
Fontana (Nigeria), 1981. Poor ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition. Cover has wear and aging, wide clear tape on the seams and spine, a bit of pen, and some flaking at the opening.)

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Ciganos D'OuroLa Casa ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1995. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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✨✧ Classic Swede SwedeToleki Bango (Miles Ahead) ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 1991. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Johnny Clegg & SavukaShadow Man ... LP
Capitol, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ Ry Cooder & Vishwa Mohan BhattMeeting By The River ... CD
Water Lily Acoustics, 1992. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Oliver De CoqueDestiny (Akalaka) ... LP
Ogene (Nigeria), 1993. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a thin stain along the top seam, with a stuck gatefold, and unglued bottom seam.)

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Nicola CruzSiku ... CD
Xtra Mile (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
Nicola Cruz has a very unusual style here – one that mixes percussion, wooden flutes, and some occasional contemporary production touches – almost in a way that bridges ancient musical modes and 21st Century spirits – but at a level that's always far less gimmicky than that ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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DJ Don Cuco/IbeyiAgua Es Vida EP – Aleggua (Don Cuco remix)/Milan/Agua Es Vida ... 12-inch
Sonorama Discos, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 15.00
Something of a split single from Don Cuco – a set that features him remixing a track by Ibeyi on side one – really expanding on the warm vocals of the sister duo, with beats that are gentle and glowing, but which move nicely in a strong sort of Afro House mode! The flipside features ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Mestre Cupijo E Seu RitmoSiria ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
An incredible compilation of material by Mestre Cupijo and the musicians of Cameta – the Amazonian town where the Siria style was born! The always-great Analog Africa label turns to Brazil for this one – a nice step after their rich range of African reissues – given the nature ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Maria Da FeO Melhor Dos Melhores ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Daniel Julien/Eddie & The MovementsCota Zafei/Wheel Your Love ... 7-inch
Trucker Man, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Sussan Deihim & Richard HorowitzDesert Equations – Azax Attra ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. Used ... $9.99
(Out Sound, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Carlo Del MonteCanta Sus Canciones Favoritas ... LP
Vergara (Spain), 1968. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear on the opening and a name in pen on the back.)

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Mamadou DiabateBehmanka ... CD
World Village (Germany), 2005. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print, mark through digipack barcode.)
 
 



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