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  • Mdou Moctar ‎– Afrique Victime
    Mdou Moctar ‎– Afrique Victime
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    With “Afrique Victime” the prodigious Tuareg guitarist and songwriter rips a new hole in the sky – boldly reforging contemporary Saharan music and “rock music” by melding guitar [...]

  • V/A – 90° Degrees Of Shade (Hot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The Caribbean) (Volume Two)
    V/A – 90° Degrees Of Shade (Hot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The Caribbean) (Volume Two)
    $35.00 | , Add to cart

    Soul Jazz Records – SJR LP290-VOL.2 Media Condition –  VG+, few marks on records. Nice copy Sleeve Condition – VG+, very light wear.

  • V/A – London Is the Place For Me 2: Calypso & Kwela, Highlife & Jazz From Young Black London
    V/A – London Is the Place For Me 2: Calypso & Kwela, Highlife & Jazz From Young Black London
    $32.00 | , Add to cart

    Originally released in 2005. Another installment of amazing music from the first wave of modern black settlement in England. The focus remains on the ’50s, with classic calypsos running [...]

  • Eat The Dream: Gnawa Music From Essaouira
    Eat The Dream: Gnawa Music From Essaouira
    $30.00 | , Add to cart

    Sublime Frequencies – SF071LP Media Condition – VG+, few marks on each side. Light wear. Sleeve Condition – VG+, very light wear, still in shrink as well.

  • Baad John Cross – New Revolution Chapter 1
    Baad John Cross – New Revolution Chapter 1
    $25.00 | , Add to cart

    Baad John Cross’s New Revolution is a Afro-electro-funk-boogie-disco banger that could only come from 1980s Nigeria. Bright, optimistic, with an unrelenting eye on the dance floor, it is regarded [...]

  • Marcel Muth ‎– Übermuth (Swiss Disco/Synth Pop)
    Marcel Muth ‎– Übermuth (Swiss Disco/Synth Pop)
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    Dosby – ES.01 Media Condition – VG+, few marks on both sides Sleeve Condition – VG+, good shape. Very light wear

  • Felix Lebarty – Girls For Sale (sealed)
    Felix Lebarty – Girls For Sale (sealed)
    $20.00 | , Add to cart

    PMG – PMG061LP Austrian Reissue SEALED

  • V/A – Thai? Dai! – The Heavier Side Of The Luk Thung Underground
    V/A – Thai? Dai! – The Heavier Side Of The Luk Thung Underground
    $35.00 | , Add to cart

    Fourteen slabs of the heaviest Thai funk and psych rockers ever committed to vinyl. The styles featured on this compilation fall somewhere between luk thung (“song of the [...]

  • Francoise Hardy – La Maison Ou J’ai Grandi
    Francoise Hardy – La Maison Ou J’ai Grandi
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    Colored Vinyl La maison où j’ai grandi is a studio album of French pop singer Françoise Hardy. It was released in France in November 1966, on LP, Disques Vogue/Vogue international […]

  • Amalia Rodrigues – Cordas (Portugese Vocal)
    Amalia Rodrigues – Cordas (Portugese Vocal)
    $10.00 | , Add to cart

  • Papé Nziengui – Kadi Yombo
    Papé Nziengui – Kadi Yombo
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    Kadi Yombo, published in 1989, is the most successful album in the quest for a fusion between tradition and modernity in Bwiti harp music of the Tsogho people of Gabon. […]

  • V/A – Ebirac All-Stars (Boricua Blue Vinyl)
    V/A – Ebirac All-Stars (Boricua Blue Vinyl)
    $27.00 | , Add to cart

    Holed up in the bustling Puerto Rican community centers of Chicago’s west side, the salseros featured on Ebiriac All-Stars make up the best of Carlos Ruiz’ Ebirac label, which ran […]

  • Andre & Josi – Amandla
    Andre & Josi – Amandla
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    Having shown talent for playing guitar at a young age, Josi Ndlovu (Zimbabwe) started his first rock band “The Movers” (who were very popular within the local scene) in 1968. […]

  • Elcados – This World is Full of Injustice (RSD Italy)
    Elcados – This World is Full of Injustice (RSD Italy)
    $35.00 | , Add to cart

    INDIE EXCLUSIVE, RSD ITALY APRIL RELEASE. The ultra-rare holy grail masterpiece by Elcados originally released by EMI-Nigeria in 1973 and recorded by Kayode Salami. It’s their debut album, [...]

  • Black Children Sledge Funk Group – Love Is Fair (RSD Italy)
    Black Children Sledge Funk Group – Love Is Fair (RSD Italy)
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    INDIE EXCLUSIVE, RSD ITALY APRIL RELEASE. Nigerian classic, Black Children Sledge Funk Group’s 1976 debut album is full of positive vibrations and feel-good grooves. A sunny blend of Reggae [...]

  • V/A – Jazz in Jamaica: The Coolest Cats From The Alpha Boys School
    V/A – Jazz in Jamaica: The Coolest Cats From The Alpha Boys School
    $20.00 | , Add to cart

    Repressed. Talking about the foundation of Jamaican music, the Alpha Boys School in Kingston can be considered as one of the places where it all began. Back in the day, […]

  • Penny Penny – Yogo Yogo
    Penny Penny – Yogo Yogo
    $19.00 | , Add to cart

    The rags-to-riches chronicle of Penny Penny’s life would be remarkable if he had only released his smash debut Shaka Bundu and packed houses for a few years. But the inimitable […]

  • V/A – Nouakchott Wedding Songs
    V/A – Nouakchott Wedding Songs
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    Raucous and electrified wedding songs from the desert kingdom of Mauritania. Luxurious overload of microtonal scales, phaser pedals, and unpredictable polyrhythms. Documentation of a little known [...]

  • Wau Wau Collectif – Yaral Sa Doom
    Wau Wau Collectif – Yaral Sa Doom
    $19.00 | , Add to cart

    Avant-garde cosmic sounds from Senegal, Wau Wau Collectif’s “Yaral Sa Doom” is a groundbreaking album spanning borders and musical scenes. Inspired from West African tradition, [...]

  • Omar Souleyman – To Syria With Love (Orange Vinyl)
    Omar Souleyman – To Syria With Love (Orange Vinyl)
    $25.00 | , Add to cart

    Omar Souleyman returns with a new album, To Syria, With Love. The album is a “personal ode” to Souleyman’s native country that eschews politics entirely. The record features keys by […]

  • Tim Maia – S/T
    Tim Maia – S/T
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    2022 repress. Vinilisssimo present the first vinyl reissue of Tim Maia’s 1977 self-titled album. Tim Maia was born in 1942 in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro and started his […]

  • Brigitte Fontaine – Brigitte Fontaine
    Brigitte Fontaine – Brigitte Fontaine
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    Superior Viaduct – SV043 2014 US Gatefold Reissue Media Condition – Strong VG+ with very light marks Sleeve Condition – Strong VG+

  • France Gall ‎– Baby Pop
    France Gall ‎– Baby Pop
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    France Gall was a prolific French vocalist and performer, remembered as one of the central figures of the 1960’s yé-yé pop movement. Aligning catchy, spirited rhythms with lighthearted [...]

  • Vis-A-Vis ‎– The Best Of Vis-A-Vis In Congo Style
    Vis-A-Vis ‎– The Best Of Vis-A-Vis In Congo Style
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    A remastered reissue of The Best of Vis- A-Vis in Congo Style – the album finds the the young band in great form, with six new songs. The album was […]

  • Daniel Spicer – Anadolu Psych
    Daniel Spicer – Anadolu Psych
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    Anadolu Psych tells the story of a musical movement that was brought to a sudden end by a repressive right-wing coup in 1980, largely forgotten and only recently being rediscovered […]

  • Malaku Daku – Love Drums From The Ghetto
    Malaku Daku – Love Drums From The Ghetto
    $19.00 | , Add to cart

    Rare Philadelphia Tribal Afro-funk private pressing First vinyl reissue since 1974 Remastered from the original tapes

  • Ofege ‎– How Do You Feel
    Ofege ‎– How Do You Feel
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    Ofege was formed in the early 1970s by a bunch of teenagers at the St. Gregory’s College in Lagos Nigeria. They were largely influenced by the guitar solos of Carlos […]

  • VA – Psych Funk 101 (1968-1975)
    VA – Psych Funk 101 (1968-1975)
    $34.00 | , Add to cart

    What our staff has to say: “Awesome never-before-reissued tracks of late 60s to early 70s psych funk from around the world, sure to scratch any musical itch you have. Great […]

  • Mutantes – Ao Vivo
    Mutantes – Ao Vivo
    $24.00 | , Add to cart

    Vinilisssimo present a reissue of Mutantes’ Ao Vivo, originally released in 1976. Those who fell in love with Os Mutantes after listening to their Tropicália work in the late ’60s, [...]

  • The Master Musicians of Joujouka – Brian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At Joujouka
    The Master Musicians of Joujouka – Brian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At Joujouka
    $60.00 | , , Add to cart

    Recordings of the Rites Of Pan Festival, performed by The Master Musicians of Joujouka, Berber Sufi trance musicians from northern Morocco. Rolling Stones Records – COC49100 1971 US Media [...]

  • João De Bruçó, R.H. Jackson – Caracol
    João De Bruçó, R.H. Jackson – Caracol
    $28.00 | , Add to cart

    First time reissue of Caracol. Brazilian underground music in the 1980s produced fascinating and mysterious records, where organic and regional percussion finally gained electronic and synthetic [...]

  • Master Musicians of Joujouka – Live In Paris
    Master Musicians of Joujouka – Live In Paris
    $31.00 | , Add to cart

    50 years since their first LP Brian Jones presents the Pipes of Pan at Joujouka was released (1971), The Master Musicians of Joujouka release a stunning double-LP recorded live at […]

  • Cinema – S/T
    Cinema – S/T
    $28.00 | , Add to cart

    First time vinyl reissue. 1985 was one of the most important years in Brazil’s recent history, when the country was freed from more than 20 years of military dictatorship. The […]

  • Jacks ‎– Legend
    Jacks ‎– Legend
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    Eastworld ‎– WTP-80181   Comes with insert   Media Condition – VG+   Sleeve Condition – VG+ faint ringwear, mild edge wear

  • Areski & Brigitte Fontaine ‎– Je Ne Connais Pas Cet Homme
    Areski & Brigitte Fontaine ‎– Je Ne Connais Pas Cet Homme
    $35.00 | , , Add to cart

    Saravah – SH 10041 French pressing, gatefold sleeve, reissue Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+ very light marks of discoloration

  • Savila – Mayahuel
    Savila – Mayahuel
    $18.00 | , Add to cart

    Sávila is a medicinal plant that grows wild in tropical climates all over the world as well as the name of cumbia/latin/world/r&b inspired music and visual art project by guitarist […]

  • VA – Ethiopian Wedding Songs
    VA – Ethiopian Wedding Songs
    $17.00 | , Add to cart

    With a mix of modern and traditional instruments these fourteen songs go through the progression of an Ethiopian Amhara wedding sung in Amharic. With the trio of singers, Lemma G. […]

  • Ayinla, Kollington and His Fuji ’78 Organisation – Blessing
    Ayinla, Kollington and His Fuji ’78 Organisation – Blessing
    $30.00 | , Add to cart

    This is the first in Soul Jazz Records’ new series of one-off pressings of limited-edition 1000 copies vinyl-only releases of Afro-funk/Afro-beat exact-replica, super-rare albums that were [...]

  • Nahawa Doumbia – Kanawa
    Nahawa Doumbia – Kanawa
    $21.00 | , Add to cart

    Nahawa Doumbia’s new album Kanawa concisely captures this current moment in Malian history. The singer, whose storied career spans more than four decades, reflects on the immigration crisis from [...]

  • Vis-A-Vis – Odo Gu Ahorow
    Vis-A-Vis – Odo Gu Ahorow
    $27.00 | , Add to cart

    As both a popular live act and in-demand studio musicians, Vis-A-Vis released 13 albums between 1975 and 1982. Led by vocalist Isaac “Superstar” Yeboah and featuring Sammy Cropper on guitar, […]

  • Soul Jazz Records Presents Coxsone’s Music Vol 2
    Soul Jazz Records Presents Coxsone’s Music Vol 2
    $33.00 | , Add to cart

    Coxsone’s Music is a stunning new 3-CD/two separate double LP (+ free download) collection featuring over two and half hours of early Jamaican proto-ska, rhythm and blues, jazz, Rastafari and [...]

  • Hama – Houmeissa
    Hama – Houmeissa
    $24.00 | , Add to cart

    Nigerién composer Hama presents a groundbreaking album of traditional electronic desert folk songs, hovering somewhere between early 90s techno and synthwave. Nomadic herding ballads, ancient [...]

  • Luka Productions – Falaw
    Luka Productions – Falaw
    $21.00 | , Add to cart

    Luka Productions presents Falaw, an innovative take on West African Hip Hop and sample-based folktronica. A follow up from the acclaimed Malian “new age” inspired Fasokan (2017), Luka [...]

  • DJ Katapila – Trotro
    DJ Katapila – Trotro
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    DJ Katapila makes Ga traditional music using electronic sounds instead of live percussion to create his own kind of what he calls house music. In the context of Ghana’s pop […]

  • Amanar de Kidal – Tumastin
    Amanar de Kidal – Tumastin
    $18.00 | , Add to cart

    Lush studio compositions with rolling rhythms and wistful melodies from Northern Mali’s standout Tuareg guitar band. Disrupted by political conflict in the Sahara, Amanar’s follow up is years in [...]

  • Troupe Ecole Tudu – Oyiwane
    Troupe Ecole Tudu – Oyiwane
    $21.00 | , Add to cart

    Sweet and sublime school recordings from elementary school group in Northern Niger from the 1980s. All-girl group accompanied by their instructor on the guitar, recalling Guinean folk and early [...]

  • El Wali – Tiris
    El Wali – Tiris
    $21.00 | , Add to cart

    An amazing and rare studio recording of 1990s Polisario music! The album is a standout example of the Sahrawi political folk style that mixes traditional modes with Western scales and […]

  • Songhoy Blues – Meet Me In The City
    Songhoy Blues – Meet Me In The City
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    “Songhoy Blues new EP featuring “Time To Go Home” – lyrics by Will Oldham, “Meet Me In The City” – a Junior Kimbrough Cover, and “Shakara” [...]