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Christy EssienOne UnderstandingAfrodisia
Killer afro boogie and afro soul from Nigeria's "First Lady of Song" - Christiana Uduak Essien-Igbokwe. 'One Understanding' is her fourth studio album,...
African Scream Contest 2Various ArtistsAnalog Africa
The second volume of 'African Scream Contest' arrives via Analog Africa! A new treasure-trove of Vodoun-inspired Afrobeat heavy-funk crossover greatness...
  • 1. Les Sympathics De Porto Novo – A Min We Vo Nou We
  • 2. Ignace De Souza & The Melody Aces – Asaw Fofor
  • 3. Stanislas Tohon – Dja Dja Dja
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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsAn Angel FellStrut
Wicked new album from Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids with some serious cosmic / afro jazz vibes. Produced by Malcolm Catto of The Heliocentrics, the album...
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António SanchesBuli Povo!Analog Africa
WICKED NEW ANALOG AFRICA ALBUM! Recorded in Lisbon with the legendary Voz de Cabo Verde in 1983, the album is a synth-drenched journey to the outer limits...
Heads Records: South African Disco-Dub EditsVarious ArtistsSoundway
Straight off the back of Soundway's stunning 'Gumba Fire' compilation, the label selects more sure-fire disco burners. This is a 4-track EP drawing from...
  • 1. William & The Young Five – You Turn Me On (JKriv Rework)
  • 2. Manyane – Thabong (Frankie Francis Bubblegum Dub)
  • 3. Adaye – Turn It Up (Frankie Francis 3AM Re-Edit)
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Pierre SandwidiLe Troubadour De La Savane 1976-1980Born Bad Records
Killer collection of tracks from Bukino Faso artist Sandwidi Pierre on the ever reliable Born Bad Records.Pierre Sandwidi stands as one of the finest Voltaic...
Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba!Songs and Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In NigeriaSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ latest album ‘Yoruba! Songs and Rhythms for the Yoruba Gods in Nigeria’ is newly recorded in Lagos, Nigeria. The album is co-produced...
Ambrose Adekoya CampbellLondon Is The Place For Me 3Honest Jon's Records
A fantastic collection of African music originally recorded as 78's on the Melodisc label, reissued via Honest Jon's!
  • 1. West African Rhythm Brothers – We Have It In Africa
  • 2. West African Rhythm Brothers – Oba Adele
  • 3. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group – The Wind In A Frolic
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Arp FriqueWelcome To The Colorful World Of Arp FriqueColorful World
The Colorful World of Arp Frique is the exotic and super funky debut album of Niels Nieuborg. After his very well received debut release on Rush Hour,...
Jimi TenorQuantum ConnectionPhilophon
Jazz, electronic music experimentalist and multi-instrumentalist, Jimi Tenor drops his own brand of Ghanaian Highlife fused with the motorik craze of the...
Congo Revolution Box SetAfrica Latin, Jazz and Funk: Sounds From The Two Congos (1957-73)Soul Jazz Records
This unique box-set edition is only available as a one-off pressing especially for Record Store Day 2018. Soul Jazz Records’ Record Store Day seven-inch...
Murphy WilliamsShe Is My WomanPMG
Reissue of Nigerian music stalwart Murphy Williams album 'She Is My Woman' - upbeat, loose, funky and spontaneous call to the dance floor in true nigerian...
Haruna Ishola And His Apala GroupAlhaji Haruna Ishola & His Apala GroupStar Records (26)
Heavy, heavy, heavy deep Apala sounds Original = Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- (lots of surface marks but plays fine /Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and...
Wasiu Ayinde BarristerElo-Sora (1985)Omo Aje
Heavy! RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+- listen actual audio/Sleeve VG+ (writing on front and back)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
HuneeHunchin' All NightRush Hour
DJ / producer, Hunee picks "a collection of his favourite dancefloor cuts from the '70s until modern time", packed with obscure and inspired jams in a...
  • 1. Carlos Maria & Nuno Canavarro – Blue Terra
  • 2. Aby Nagana Diop – Michael Ozone's Liital Rhythm
  • 3. Boncana Maiga – Komya Hondo
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Miriam MakebaLe Monde De Myriam MakebaDisques Espérance
Original UK Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back...
Missa Luba Missa LubaPoppy Disc
An adventure in sound! A mass sung in Congolese style and native songs of the Congo sung by les troudadours du roi baudouin. 
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsVol. 5 - Festac ’77 - Live Play At City Hall Lagos (1977)Sunny Alade
Heavy! RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ listen actual audio/Sleeve VG- (wear/tape on spine)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsExplosion! (1984)Sunny Alade
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Moses Taiwa MolelekwaGenes and SpiritsMatsuli Music
Genre-busting South African jazz and kwaito meets Cuba (Chucho Valdez), Brazil (Flora Purim), Cameroon (Brice Wassy) and Bristol (drum ‘n’ bass). Inspired...
King Sunny AdeSaviour (1985)Sunny Alade
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG lots of surface marks plays fine listen actual audio/Sleeve VG- (wear/tape on spine)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsSound Vibration! (1978)Sunny Alade
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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsDestiny (1988)Atom Park
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG lot of surface marks plays fine listen actual audio/Sleeve VG- (lot of wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
King Sunny AdeJealousy (1987)Atom Park
RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of surface marks plays well /Sleeve VG- (lot of wear)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100%...
King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsVol. 4 Late General Ramat Muritala Mohammed (1976)Sunny Alade
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Volcano / The Beat GangstersVanonyana Lava / ChappiesAfrosynth Records
Two highly sought after and rare, South African house / kawito cuts from the early 90's! Hot on the heels the label’s debut release Burnin’ Beat, Johannesburg-based...
Ebo TaylorYen AraMr Bongo
After 60 years in the business, Ghanaian music legend Ebo Taylor returns with perhaps his finest album to date! The man combines high-energy afrobeat,...
Abu Obaida HassanAbu Obaida Hassan & His Tambour: The Shaigiya Sound of SudanOstinato Records
Ostinato Records focus on the music of Abu Obaida Hassan, an artist who makes complex blend of folk and roots with Arab melodies, Nubian rhythms with signature...
Momo Wandel SoumahMatchowéBuda Musique
Deep Guinean jazz music from the leading Saxophonist of Guinea's golden age. Recorded in 1991 and unavailable on vinyl until now, “Matchowé” is one...
J. M. Tim And FotyAfrican Funk Experimentals (1977-1979)Africa Seven
Africa Seven continue their excellent series of African funk reissues with another killer comp from Cameroonian cousins J. M. Tim And Foty. Deep grooves...
BCUCEmakhosiniBuda Musique
Seven piece band from Soweto 'BCUC' drop their highly anticipated second album 'Emakhosini'. Following their headline performance at Gilles Peterson's...
WitchKuombokaInvisible City Editions
Long awaited repress! Invisible City Editions continue a run of great essential reissues with this vinyl edition of 'zamrockers' Witch here with their...
George MukabiFuraha Wenye GitaMississippi
An almost mythical giant of African guitar, whose reinvention of acoustic fingerstyle quickly spread from western Kenya throughout East Africa, before...
Usiende Ukalale (Don't Sleep) - Omutibo from Rural KenyaVarious ArtistsMississippi
A compilation of uniquely Kenyan acoustic guitar songs, recorded in the homes and yards of Luhya musicians. In 2016, Cyrus Moussavi set out to learn the...
  • 1. Jimmy Bongo – Lumumba Is Dead
  • 2. Omari Machio – Usiende Ukulale (Don't Sleep)
  • 3. Johnstone Ouko Mukabi – Nili Kwenda Safari (I Went For A Journey)
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