Landmark material from the legendary Nigerian percussionist! NEPA is a great little album from Tony Allen – recorded in the mid 80s, but with a chunky groove that's very much in the style of his 70s Afro Funk work! The title track is one of Allen's best cuts ever – a really anthemic ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the best soul collaborations ever! Fela and Roy Ayers team up for this whopping album that brings together the best sides of these monster soul talents of the 70s! In keeping with Fela's work, the tracks are long and Afro-tinged, with a complicated groove that grows over the length of the ... (Global Grooves) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic group from the New York downtown scene – with Anton Fier on drums, Arto Lindsay on guitar and vocals, Bill Laswell on bass, Fred Frith on guitar, David Moss on sounds, and John Zorn on alto and game calls! (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
Do Sal ... CD Celluloid (France), 2006. Used ...
Fantastic stuff – incredibly hard and incredibly funky, and a masterpiece all the way through! Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
From the "Watto Sitta" album, recorded for Celluloid by griot Foday Musa Suso, who plays mostly kora, inaddition to a variety of other percussion instruments. As you might expect from an 80s Laswell production there's some electro touches and Herbie Hancock guesting on keys, but for the ... (Global Grooves) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
John McLaughlin —
Devotion ... CD Celluloid/Movie Play, 1970. Used ...
An intensely jamming album from guitarist John McLaughlin – and a record that set a whole new tone for electric jazz in the 70s! The album was recorded shortly after McLaughlin's work with Miles Davis on Bitches Brew and Tony Williams on the first Emergency album – and in a way, it's a ... (Jazz) read moreCD