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ABY NGANA DIOP - Liital, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
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FELA KUTI - Expensive Shit (Vinyl Reissue), Knitting Factory Records
NA HAWA DOUMBIA - La Grande Cantatrice Malienne Vol 3, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
ABY NGANA DIOP - Liital, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
ABY NGANA DIOP - Liital, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
FELA KUTI - Confusion (Vinyl Reissue), Knitting Factory Records
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ABY NGANA DIOP

Liital

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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KILLER Ruffneck griot rap and tumbling mbalax from Senegal circa 1994!

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FELA KUTI

Expensive Shit (Vinyl Reissue)

Knitting Factory Records

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*Ships Friday* Reissue of Fela's 1975 masterpiece, and to many one of his finest moments.

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NA HAWA DOUMBIA

La Grande Cantatrice Malienne Vol 3

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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The much loved and respected Awesome Tapes From Africa blog presents its first release...

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ABY NGANA DIOP

Liital

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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KILLER Ruffneck griot rap and tumbling mbalax from Senegal circa 1994!

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ABY NGANA DIOP

Liital

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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KILLER Ruffneck griot rap and tumbling mbalax from Senegal circa 1994!

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FELA KUTI

Confusion (Vinyl Reissue)

Knitting Factory Records

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WOW! 'Confusion' is an exceptional record in one of the most outstanding oeuvres in 20th century music...

BOLA - Volume 7, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
FELA KUTI - He Miss Road (Vinyl Reissue), Knitting Factory Records
PENNY PENNY / DJ MORUTI / TSHEPANG “RAMBO” RAMOBA / NTSAKO - Penny Penny (Remixes), AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
ABY NGANA DIOP - Liital, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
KHUN NARIN - Khun Narin's Electric Phin Band, INNOVATIVE LEISURE
ALI AKBAR KHAN - Signature Series Vol. 5 (Rag Darbari Kanada), AMMP

BOLA

Volume 7

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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Amazing album of ruggedly stripped down songcraft rarely heard outside the Upper East region of Ghana.

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FELA KUTI

He Miss Road (Vinyl Reissue)

Knitting Factory Records

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**180g vinyl reissue* 'He Miss Road' was produced for Fela Kuti in 1975 by Ginger Baker.

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PENNY PENNY / DJ MORUTI / TSHEPANG “RAMBO” RAMOBA / NTSAKO

Penny Penny (Remixes)

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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Irresistible Tsonga Disco House from Penny Penny circa 1994, backed with equally infectious remixes

ABY NGANA DIOP

Liital

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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KHUN NARIN

Khun Narin's Electric Phin Band

INNOVATIVE LEISURE

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Superb Thai psychedelia, strongly recommended to fans of Sublime Frequencies or Paradise Bangkok.

ALI AKBAR KHAN

Signature Series Vol. 5 (Rag Darbari Kanada)

AMMP

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VARIOUS / NOW AGAIN - Those Shocking, Shaking Days, Now Again Records
NGUUNI LOVERS LOVERS - Cheza Ngoma, Dream Beach
BURNT FRIEDMAN - Bokoboko, Nonplace
GROUP DOUEH - Beatte Harab, Sublime Frequencies
THE BUSY TWIST - Friday Night EP, Soundway Records
L'ORCHESTRE KANAGA DE MOPTI - L'Orchestre Kanaga de Mopti, Kindred Spirits
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VARIOUS / NOW AGAIN

Those Shocking, Shaking Days

Now Again Records

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Lavish compilation charting the untold story of early '70s Indonesian psyche-funk.

NGUUNI LOVERS LOVERS

Cheza Ngoma

Dream Beach

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Kenya's Nguuni Lovers Lovers set off Moshi Moshi's new outernational imprint.

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BURNT FRIEDMAN

Bokoboko

Nonplace

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Ten beguiling and open-ended instrumentals - over three years in the making.

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GROUP DOUEH

Beatte Harab

Sublime Frequencies

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Third release of electric Islamic guitar celebrations by the fantastic Group Doueh

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THE BUSY TWIST

Friday Night EP

Soundway Records

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Produced in London but recorded in Ghana with elements of Detroit techno and old-school House.

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L'ORCHESTRE KANAGA DE MOPTI

L'Orchestre Kanaga de Mopti

Kindred Spirits

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Must-have reissue of this West African orchestra's most in-demand album, originally recorded in 1977.

FELA KUTI - Fela With Ginger Baker Live!, Knitting Factory Records
DIEUF-DIEUL DE THIES - Aw Sa Yone, Vol. 1, TERANGA BEAT
CüNEYT SEPETçI & ORCHESTRA DOLAPDERE - Bahriye Ciftetellisi, LM DUPLI-CATION
JIMMY MAWI - Jimmy Mawi EP, Soundway Records
PENNY PENNY - Shaka Bundu, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
PENNY PENNY - Shaka Bundu, AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA
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FELA KUTI

Fela With Ginger Baker Live!

Knitting Factory Records

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Legendary hook-up from Afrobeat titan Fela Ransome-Kuti and Cream drummer Ginger Baker.

DIEUF-DIEUL DE THIES

Aw Sa Yone, Vol. 1

TERANGA BEAT

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CüNEYT SEPETçI & ORCHESTRA DOLAPDERE

Bahriye Ciftetellisi

LM DUPLI-CATION

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**A modern take on heavily percussive, frenetic Turkish Gypsy music**

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JIMMY MAWI

Jimmy Mawi EP

Soundway Records

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"Continuing further into the music of 1970s East Africa, Soundway present garage-funk from Jimmy Mawi.

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PENNY PENNY

Shaka Bundu

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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Penny Penny's outstanding debut tape of slow house swagger from SA circa 1994.

PENNY PENNY

Shaka Bundu

AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA

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Penny Penny's outstanding debut tape of slow house swagger from SA circa 1994.

VARIOUS - Let No One Judge You: Early Recordings From Iran, 1906-1933, Honest Jon's Records
VARIOUS - Rajasthan Street Music, Sublime Frequencies
KEYBOARD - Hungry Man, Soundway Records
MUSLIMGAUZE - Un-used Re-mix’s 1994-1995, Muslimgauze Archive Series
MUSLIMGAUZE - Deceiver (Vol. 3 & 4), Muslimgauze Archive Series
SHALUZA MAX / TABU LEY ROCHEREAU - Mangase / Hafi Deo, Soundway Records

VARIOUS

Let No One Judge You: Early Recordings From Iran, 1906-1933

Honest Jon's Records

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VARIOUS

Rajasthan Street Music

Sublime Frequencies

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18 recordings made in the fields and on the streets of Rajasthan, North-Western India.

KEYBOARD

Hungry Man

Soundway Records

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MUSLIMGAUZE

Un-used Re-mix’s 1994-1995

Muslimgauze Archive Series

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**Limited edition of 500** Some of the dubbiest, most spacious material Jones ever put to tape.

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MUSLIMGAUZE

Deceiver (Vol. 3 & 4)

Muslimgauze Archive Series

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"The original two-disc Deceiver from 1996 is a seminal release in Bryn Jones’ sprawling discography..."

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SHALUZA MAX / TABU LEY ROCHEREAU

Mangase / Hafi Deo

Soundway Records

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Soundway Records present a special summer tribute double a-side 12...

SERGIO MENDES & BRAZIL '66 - Stillness: The Original Classic 1970 Brazil Album, Soul Jazz Records
VARIOUS - Tropicalia. The Definitive 1968 Classic Brazilian Album, Soul Jazz Records
KINK GONG - Voices, Discrepant
NOZINJA - Tsekeleke, Warp Records
VARIOUS - Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul Of Black Peru, LUAKA BOP
VARIOUS - Bosporus Bridges: A Wide Selection Of Turkish Jazz And Funk, TWIMO RECORDS
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VARIOUS

Tropicalia. The Definitive 1968 Classic Brazilian Album

Soul Jazz Records

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The definitive statement of the Tropicalia movement in Brazil, now reissued.

KINK GONG

Voices

Discrepant

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Wonderful, surreal augmented field recordings by Sublime Frequencies contributor Laurent Jeanneau as Kink Gong

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NOZINJA

Tsekeleke

Warp Records

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Big Dog Nozinja debuts on Warp with the Shangaan burn of 'Tsekeleke'

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VARIOUS

Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul Of Black Peru

LUAKA BOP

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Gatefold sleeve, comes with digital download code redeemable from the label.

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VARIOUS

Bosporus Bridges: A Wide Selection Of Turkish Jazz And Funk

TWIMO RECORDS

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'Bosporus Bridges' collects eleven heavy jazz and funk grooves from Turkey circa 1968-1978.

FELA KUTI - Finding Fela, Knitting Factory Records
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FELA KUTI

Finding Fela

Knitting Factory Records

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**Ram jam with edits of Fela classics plus an exclusive live track**