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VariousAir AfricaAziza Disques Spain
A deep exploration of the vast archives of all across Africa for a series of selections of Dynamite fusions that barely have been assembled together previously...
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VariousMurder By ContractAziza Disques Spain
A deep exploration of the vast archives of all across Africa for a series of selections of Dynamite fusions that barely have been assembled together previously...
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VariousZou Zou ZouKongamato Recordings
African jewels for the dancefloor! The African soul is here, insinuating its capacity for involvement and emancipation all the African territories. Not...
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Classic Hip Hop MastercutsVolume 1Mastercuts
Well groovy innit - hip-hop cassettes BOOM!Great Original still-sealed cassette tape !!!
Nigeria Soul Fever - Afro Funk, Disco and BoogieWest African Disco Mayhem !Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Soul Fever is their first release to explore the vast wealth of Nigerian music recorded in the 1970s. The new album comes...
  • 1. Joni Haastrup – Free My People
  • 2. Christy Essien – You Can't Change A Man
  • 3. Akin Richards & The Executives – Afrikana Disco
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OueleleAnother Collection Of Modern Afro Rhythms (1999)Comet Records
Secondhand original copy of this funky afrobeat double LP released on French label Comet in 1999.
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Burkina Faso: Volume 1Sublime Frequencies
The inaugural volume in a three volume set of contemporary field recordings by Hisham Mayet, recorded in Burkina Faso during three expeditions from 2013-2015. " Volume...
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Burkina Faso: Volume 2Sublime Frequencies
This second volume turns a spotlight onto Mossi, Bissa, Bwaba, Fulani and Samo music. On the A-side, riveting string instruments such as the Mossi...
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Burkina Faso: Volume 3Sublime Frequencies
The third volume of contemporary field recordings by Hisham Mayet recorded in Burkina Faso during three expeditions from 2013-2015. The concluding instalment...
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Pat ThomasComing Home (Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1967-1981)Strut
The first full career retrospective release for Ghanaian highlife master and “The Golden Voice Of Africa,” Pat Thomas, covering his late ‘60s big...
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Kenya Special: Volume 2VariousSoundway
To many outside of East Africa, the Kenya Special Soundway compilation released in 2013 was their introduction to the full spectrum of the musical...
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Urgent Jumping!East African Musiki Wa Dansi ClassicsSterns Music
This double album houses 27 East African classics, recorded between 1972 and 1982. Some are super-rare, some are only now finding their way into the DJ...
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Beating Heart- Malawi Originals (Recorded by Hugh Tracey)VariousBeating Heart
This compilation is a selection from the 35,000 field recordings made between the 1920s and 1970s by ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey. It’s song themes...
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Wake Up You! The Rise And Fall of Nigerian Rock 1972-1977 Vol. 1VariousNow-Again Records
Wake Up You! tells the story of the Nigerian rock scene around their civil war of the late 60s. A scene that developed during time, pays homage to the...
  • 1. Formulars Dance Band – Never Never Let Me Down
  • 2. The Hygrades – Keep On Moving
  • 3. Ify Jerry Krusade – Everybody Likes Something Good
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Beyond Addis: Volume 2VariousTrikont
Second volume of the compilation series, celebrating the music of Ethiopia as played by contemporary bands from all around the globe. Compiled by JJ Whitefield...
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Rich Medina PresentsJump N FunkBBE
Starting life as a small New York event aimed at raising awareness for Fela Kuti’s musical message, Rich Medina’s Jump N Funk party has now been rocking...
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Highlife On The MoveSelected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings From London & Lagos 1954-66Soundway
** Includes the first two tracks ever recorded by Fela Kuti - reissued for the first time ever! ** In many ways 'Highlife On The Move' is a prequel...
  • 1. Ginger Folorunso Johnson & His Afro-Cuban Band – Highlife No. 5
  • 2. Kwamalah Quaye Sextetto Africana – Son Of Africa
  • 3. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group – Abeni
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Soul SafariPresents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz: Volume 3Ubuntu Publishing
‘Township Jive & Kwela Jazz: Volume 3’ is a collection of rare gems originally released as shellac 78’s in the period 1960-1965 in...
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Beyond AddisContemporary Jazz & Funk Inspired By Ethiopian Sounds From The 70sTrikont
"Beyond Addis" is a collection of contemporary bands inspired by Ethiopian music from the 70's and features the likes of Akale Wube, The Heliocentrics,...
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World Psychedelic Classics 3Love's A Real Thing: The Funky Fuzzy Sounds Of West Africa (2014 Issue)Luaka Bop
David Byrne delves deep into his Luaka Bop and other archives to give you twelve slices of West African funky, poly-rhythmic psychedelia! Incorporating...
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Son PalenqueAfro-Colombian Sound ModernizersVampisoul
First-ever compilation of the recordings of Son Palenque, the finest expression of the musical union between Africa and Colombia which took place in Colombia's...
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The World EndsAfro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s NigeriaSoundway
The World Ends is the latest title from Soundway Records showcasing a wave of guitar driven and psychedelic groups that sprung up in Nigeria during the...
Ghana SpecialModern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-81Soundway
The ever excellent Soundway Records follow up on their popular 'Nigeria Special' and 'Ghana Soundz' volumes with a double cd of 33 original, obscure cuts...
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Nigeria Afrobeat SpecialThe New Explosive Sound In 1970's NigeriaSoundway
OK so we know there are lots of them but Brighton-based label Soundway keep churning out QUALITY African compilations and this one is no different! Those...
  • 1. fela ransome kuti & the africa 70 – who're you? (original 45 version)
  • 2. eric showboy akaeze & his royal ericos – wi dey find money
  • 3. the anansa professionals – enwan
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Afro-Beat AirwaysVolume 2 - Return Flight To Ghana 1974-1983 Analog Africa
From the coastal cities of Accra and Cape Coast, basked in a tropical sound heavily influenced by highlife, to the semi-Saharan cities of Tamalé...
Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou Volume 3 - The Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk 1969-1980Analog Africa
The bones of afro-funk laid bare on this outrageously funked raw collection from the mind-bending legendary Benin band on Analog Africa!  Not...
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Music From Saharan CellphonesVolume 2Sahel Sounds
Contemporary pop music from the Sahara desert, where songs are stored on cellphones. Collected in Northern Mali in 2010 (since taken over by extremists...
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Brand New WayoFunk, Fast Times & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979-1983Comb & Razor
Brand new compilation celebrating the vibrant Nigerian boogie scene after the post-disco era of the late 70's and early 80's! The years between 1979...
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Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974 - 1979VariousAnalog Africa
The raw sound of Burkina Faso combined Afro-Funk, traditional Islamic rhythms and subtle Afro-Latin sounds brought over by visiting Cuban ensembles. Mandingue...
  • 1. Amadou Ballaké et l'Orchestre Super Volta – Bar Konou Mousso
  • 2. Abdoulaye Cissé – Kodjougou
  • 3. Compaoré Issouf – Dambakale
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Nigeria 70Sweet Times: Afro-Funk, Highlife & Juju From 1970s LagosStrut
Strut return with another fantastic rare and obscure seventies Nigerian collection from their legendary Nigeria 70 series! Excavating another choice...
  • 1. moneyman and the super 5 international – life
  • 2. ali chukwaumah & his peace makers international – henrietta
  • 3. the don isaac ezekiel combination – ire
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Contemporary Afro BeatA Fine Selection Of Some Of Today's Most Exciting Afro Beat Bands From All Over The WorldTramp
This, the third in Tramp's "Contemporary..." series, proves that Afro-Beat is anything but dead in 2011, compiling the exciting sounds of Odu, Afromotive,...
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Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves Ghana & Togo 1972-1978VariousAnalog Africa
Amazing compilation of 70's African music from the ever-excelllent Analog Africa camp! Organ-driven Afro-beat, cosmic Afro-funk and raw, psychedelic...
From Dakar To CubaSwinging To The RumbaSheer Sound
Twelve of the greatest African rumbas, compiled to illuminate the roots of Latin rumba and salsa in African rhythms.
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Ghana Funk From The 70'sGhana Funk From The 70'sHippo
NOW AVAILABLE ON VINYL!! Outraegously good compilation of super-rare Ghana Funk!!! Levels of interest in this outstanding era of West African music...
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Black Man's CryThe Inspiration Of Fela KutiNow Again
WOW! Now Again have compiled this amazing compilation of music inspired by the Godfather of Afro-Beat, Fela Kuti!!! This Fela Estate-approved anthology...
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African Scream Contest: Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & TogoVariousAnalog Africa
This is an AWESOME compilation of super-funky, raw, and rootsy African funk from 1970s Benin and Togo! An essential party rocking album of super-rare...
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African Music TodayThe Sound Of Africa TodayTruth & soul
This compilation spotlights a diverse range of contemporary African artists, from the James Brown-inspired funk of Bama & The Family, to the percussion-heavy...
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Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky LagosVarious ArtistsStrut
Essential double disc compilation of brilliant afro beat and afro funk from 1970s Nigeria! This first volume of Nigeria 70 was one of the last releases...
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Highlife TimeNigerian and Ghanaian Sounds from the 60s and early 70sVampisoul
Excellent new compilation of Nigerian and Ghanaian Highlife sounds from the 60s and early 70s! Highlife is one of the century's first fusions of traditional...
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Congo 70Rumba RockAfrican Pearls
Great compilation of music from 1970s Congo!
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Urban Africa ClubHip-Hop Dancehall and KwaitoOut Here
The last ten years have seen a new generation of young stars taking over Africa's music scene. New styles like bongo flava in East Africa, hiplife in Ghana...
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