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  • Kenji Kawai – Ghost In The Shell (Original Soundtrack)
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    2020 repress. We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records present the first ever official vinyl pressing of the soundtrack for Mamoru Oshii‘s critically acclaimed and all around legendary [...]

  • Soul Jazz Records Presents Studio One : Black Man’s Pride 3
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    This is the latest new installment of Soul Jazz Records’ on-going collection of Rastafarian music at Studio One, featuring classic material from legendary roots and culture artists The [...]

  • Ayalew Mesfin – Mot Aykerim (You Can’t Cheat Death)
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    “Ayalew Mesfin stands aside the likes of Mulatu Astake, Mahmoud Ahmed, Hailu Mergia and Alemayehu Eshete as a legend of 1970s Ethiopia. Mesfin’s music is some of the funkiest to arise [...]

  • Ayalew Mesfin – Wegene (My Countryman)
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    “Ayalew Mesfin stands aside the likes of Mulatu Astake, Mahmoud Ahmed, Hailu Mergia and Alemayehu Eshete as a legend of 1970s Ethiopia. Mesfin’s music is some of the funkiest to arise [...]

  • Edikanfo – The Pace Setters
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    LP version. Includes download code. Glitterbeat present the first-ever reissue of The Pace Setters, the classic 1981 debut album from this much revered Ghanaian band Edikanfo. Vibrantly produced [...]

  • Milton Nascimento – Ultimo Trem
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    RSD 2020 release. Following the release of Milton Nascimento‘s Maria Maria (FARO 215LP), Far Out Recordings present Nascimento’s 1980 follow-up. With the success of Maria Maria in [...]

  • Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul of Black Peru
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    This is secret music — a collection of beautiful songs and infectious grooves that’s been hidden for years in the coastal towns and barrios of Peru. It’s not the guys with flutes and drums in [...]

  • Ayalew Mesfin – Che Belew (March Forward)
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    LP version. “Ayalew Mesfin stands aside the likes of Mulatu Astake, Mahmoud Ahmed, Hailu Mergia and Alemayehu Eshete as a legend of 1970s Ethiopia. Mesfin’s music is some of the [...]

  • VA – Tokyo Nights: Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988
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    2020 repress; double LP version. “Following successful disco excavation from the Caribbean to South Africa, Boston-based label Cultures of Soul booked a first class ticket to Narita to [...]

  • Witch – In The Past
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    2020 repress. “In The Past, their second album, is the perfect follow-up for anyone exposed to the Witch band through their landmark Introduction.”

  • Luka Productions – Falaw
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    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 [...]

  • Hailu Mergia – Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument: Shemonmuanaye
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    Hailu Mergia is a one-man band. In 1985 master accordionist and veteran bandleader/arranger/keyboardist released the Hailu Mergia and His Classical Instrument cassette. In a nostalgic effort to [...]

  • Tallawit Timbouctou – Hali Diallo
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    Trance inducing music from Northern Mali. Griot Agali Ag Amoumine and his group Tallawit Timbouctou are champions of Takamba, a hypnotic traditional rhythm that dominates communities along the [...]

  • Etran De L’Aïr – No. 1
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    Based in the Northeast of Niger, Etran de L’Aïr is one of the longest running bands in Agadez. They play a loud and raucous version of Saharan rock, built around burning guitar melodies and [...]

  • Amanar de Kidal – Tumastin
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    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 [...]

  • Agrim Agadez: Musique Guitare de la Republique du Niger
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    Contemporary field recordings from the Sahelian empire of Niger. Focusing on guitar music throughout the country, from meditative starlight ballads, fuzzy Hendrix covers, rag tag wedding bands, [...]

  • Troupe Ecole Tudu – Oyiwane
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    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 [...]

  • Mdou Moctar – Ilana (The Creator)
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    Born in a nomad camp in Niger and now a leading figure of desert rock, Mdou Moctar has enjoyed one of quickest rises to success. In contrast to the polished style of Imarhan or Bombino, Mdou [...]

  • El Wali – Tiris
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    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 [...]

  • Tidiane Thiam – Siftorde
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    Dreamy instrumental acoustic folk guitar from Fouta Toro in Northern Senegal. Fingerpicked acoustic guitar with intricate syncopation, a technique inspired by the four-string hoddu, with melodies [...]

  • Music From Mountain Provinces
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    “Our journals and recording equipment were ultimately confiscated and stolen by the MNLF rebels. We escaped with a single cassette, the clothes on our back, and our lives.” —David [...]

  • Soul Messages From Dimona
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    Between 1975 and 1981, a group of American ex-pats brought the native sounds of their Detroit and Chicago homes across the Atlantic, combined them with the messages of the Black Hebrew culture, [...]

  • Byron Lee And the Dragonaires – Rock-Steady 67 [1967 USA Pressing]
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    BRA 4P 3101 1967 Pressing Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+ (slight discoloration from age, small old price sticker on back of jacket)

  • Prince Buster – Original Golden Oldies [late 60’s Jamaican Pressing]
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    PB 9 late 60’s / early 70’s pressing Media Condition – VG+ with light stray marks Sleeve Condition – VG+ (wavy jacket from possible heat exposure. no splits or real damage [...]

  • Arnhem Land Volume 2: Authentic Austrailian Aborginal Songs [1957 Australia]
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    His Master’s Voice – OALP 7505 Australia 1957 Aboriginal Field Recordings. Media Condition – VG+ Sleeve Condition – VG+  

  • 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” [...]

  • Songhoy Blues-Resistance
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    “Songhoy Blues has always been about resistance. We started this group during a civil war, in the face of a music ban, to create something positive out of adversity. As long as we have [...]

  • Chaino-Jungle Echoes
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    “Fantôme Phonographique present a reissue of Chaino And His African Percussion Safari‘s Jungle Echoes, originally released in 1959. The African American bongo player known as Chaino [...]

  • Rita Lee & Tutti Frutti-Entradas
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    “Survival Research present a reissue of Rita Lee & Tutti Frutti‘s Entradas E Bandeiras, originally released in 1976. As a founding member of innovative Brazilian psychedelic group [...]

  • King Tubby-Dangerous Dub
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    Finally the re-issue of the classic from 1981 as LP-vinyl, the album which have been out of print for over five years now and got a new lacquer cut by Kevin Metcalfe at Soundmasters. Produced by [...]

  • Lee Scratch Perry-Black Ark Classic Songs
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    “What more can be said about the legend that is Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry! He has been recording and producing music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s ,90’s and beyond [...]

  • Augustus Pablo-Greek Theater Berkeley 1984
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    “Horace Swaby, known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player, and keyboardist. In addition to popularizing the use of melodica in reggae [...]

  • Lord Sassafrost – The Horse Man Connection [1982 UK]
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    Starlight Records – SDLP 911 UK 1982 Crucial Dancehall Produced by Bunny Lee Release is titled “Horse Man Connection” on labels. Variations of titles as spelled on label: A1: [...]

  • Sankayi, Konono Nº1, Orchestre Bambala, Orchestre Bana Luya ‎– Kinshasa 1978 (Originals and Reconstructions)
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    “Back in 1978, Bernard Treton recorded four ‘tradi-modern’ bands in Kinshasa. These sessions spawned the “Zaïre: Musiques Urbaines à Kinshasa” album (released in [...]

  • King Tubby’s Prophecies of Dub
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    “‘King Tubby’s Prophecies Of Dub’ almost looks like an album that was designed to confuse record collectors and dub enthusiasts. Firstly, the record carries nearly the same title as a [...]

  • Rubadub Revolution 2LP
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    “Rub A Dub Revolution: Early Dancehall Productions From Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee” their first foray into Mr. Lee’s transformative rub a dub work from the late 70s to mid-eighties. In the late 1970s, [...]

  • Africa Airways Four (The Afro-Psych Excursion 1976-1983
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    “It’s just over 3 years since we launched the Africa Seven label in Paris and London. Our first release back then (Airways One) is still our best seller and had to be repressed 4 [...]

  • Africa Airways Three (The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972-1984
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    “We are pleased to welcome you once more aboard Africa Airways. For your third flight your pilot has informed us of some particularly adverse turbulence en-route. Your trip may be [...]

  • V/A – More funky sounds of Female Africa 71-81
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    “In 2018 we introduced our first Mothers’ Garden compilation on International Womens’ Day. This compilation looked to shine a light on the often under-acknowledged musical [...]

  • Dayme Arocena-Sonocardiogram
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    “The new album from Daymé Arocena is a vivid return to her Havana roots. Backed once again by a killer band of fellow Cuban musicians, the visionary singer, composer and songwriter has [...]

  • Judge Dread-Dreadmania
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    Radiation Roots present a reissue of Judge Dread‘s Dreadmania (It’s All In The Mind), originally released in 1972. Dreadmania (It’s All In The Mind) is Judge Dread’s (nee [...]

  • Hailu Mergia-Lala Belu
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    “Capping several successful years traveling the world performing to audiences big and small, Hailu Mergia’s Lala Belu has been a long time coming. It builds on Mergia’s remarkable career [...]

  • Abdallah Oumbadougou-Anou Malane
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    “Tuareg guitar gets the electronic treatment, with a reissue of the cassette by legendary Nigerien composer Abdallah Oumbadougou. Produced in Benin in 1995, “Anou Malane” is one of the [...]

  • Nahawa Doumbia-La Grande Cantatrice Malienne Vol 3
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    “Na Hawa Doumbia’s La Grande Cantatrice Malienne Vol 3 is the first release for Awesome Tapes From Africa, a blog and DJ project known worldwide for shedding light on obscure and [...]

  • Sourakata Koite-En Hollande
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    “Sourakata Koité was born in 1955 in Malème, Senegal, a Malinke-speaking area. As Sourakata says, “All the Koité are musicians!” He is indeed a member of a family of djéli (or [...]

  • Professor Rhythm – Bafana Bafana
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    “Professor Rhythm is the production moniker of South African music man Thami Mdluli. Throughout the 1980’s, Mdluli was member of chart-topping groups Taboo and CJB, playing bubblegum pop to [...]

  • Bola – Volume 7
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    “Bola’s music melds sheer force of spirit with a sound not often heard by ears outside the remote Upper East Region of Ghana. This man who grew up herding livestock in the savannah, far [...]

  • Ahmed Ag Kaedy-Akaline Kidal
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    “In exile from his city in Northern Mali, singer/songwriter Ahmed Ag Kaedy returns to the origins of Tuareg folk with sessions of stripped down solo acoustic guitar. Mellow pentatonic notes [...]