Sounds of the Universe first began as a shop specialising in rare original vinyl - over 25 years ago! We source original vinyl from all around the world - America, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Nigeria, Europe, Jamaica and even further afield. We sell original albums, 45s, 12”s (and books too!).

    All our original vinyl is 100% guaranteed. This means if you are not happy with the condition when you receive it, just return it to us and we will refund your money - no problem.

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    Djalma FerreiraHelp Yourself To The Brazilliance Of Djalma Dot (1968)
    Brazilian composer 'The Brazilian Gershwin!" recorded on west coast USA 68. Original USA vinyl
      • Original LP£18.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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      FelliniO Adeus De Fellini (1985)Baratos Afins
      Superb Brazilian post-punk from Sao Paulo's finest Fellini. (Fellini featured on Soul Jazz Records post-punk album 'The Sexual Life of the Savages' and...
      • Fellini – Funziona Senza Vapore
      • Fellini – Rock Europeu
      • Fellini – Outro endereço outra vida
      • Fellini – Bolero 2
      • Original LP£40.00
        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original Brazilian vinyl
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      Laurindo AlmeidaThe Guitar World Of Laurindo AlmeidaCapitol Records
      Very rare early Brazilian guitar album
        • Original LP£25.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl , cutout, some sleeve wear
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        Charlie ByrdLatin Impressions (1962)Riverside
        Guitarist Byrd touches on Bossa Nova, Argentine and Venezuelan folk and Villa Lobos! Orig. copy Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (sticker...
          Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos (1976)CBS
          Original = Original Brazilian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
            Chico BuarqueVida (1980)Philips
            Original = Original Brazilian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
              Oscar Brown Jr. & Luiz HenriqueFinding A New Friend (1966)Fontana
              Oscar Brown was one of the first US jazz singers to promote Brazilian music. This album is made with Brazilian singer-songwriter Luiz Henrique. This includes...
              • Oscar Brown Jr. & Luiz Henrique – Laia Ladaia
              • Oscar Brown Jr. & Luiz Henrique – Barra Limpa
              • Original LP£30.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: 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 guarantee!
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              Ed Maciel E Sua OrquestraEd Maciel E Sua Orquestra Vol. 4 (1967)London Records
              Heavy 60s big brass groovy sounds from Brazililan band leader Ed Maciel and his group - lots of covers of USA 60s toons Original Brazilian pressing Vinyl...
                Helena De LimaUma Noite No Cangaceiro (1965)RGE
                Original 60s Brazil bossa Original Brazilian pressing Vinyl (70s pressing) VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                  Ney MatogrossoNey Matogrosso (1981)Ariola
                  Great Brazil boogieOriginal BRAZILIAN Vinyl VG surface marks plays fine - listen actual audio /Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                  • Ney Matogrosso – Deixa A Menina
                  • Ney Matogrosso – Viajante
                  • Ney Matogrosso – Mata Virgem
                  Lalo Schifrin / Bob BrookmeyerSamba Para Dos Verve Records (1963)
                  Original issue USA gatefold vinyl, 1963.Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
                    Oscar Castro-NevesOscar! (1987)Living Music
                    w/ Paul Winter Consort. Original USA vinyl
                    • Oscar Castro-Neves – Bahia Calling
                    Laurindo Almeida Featuring Bud Shank BrazillianceWorld Pacific
                    Early 60s Pacific Jazz, gatefold vinyl
                      • Original LP£18.00
                        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, heavyweight gatefold sleeve

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                      Daniel Viglietti TropicosMonitor Records
                      Uruguayan singer-songwriter who lived in exile in France - includes a great version of Upa Neguinho, sung in Spanish hence here its Upa Negrito !
                        Leo GandelmanWestern World Verve (1989)
                        With the massive Brazil batucada Dingwalls tune Saxsambando. VERY HEAVY Brazilian fusion track. Original USA Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM-(shrink opened once) 100%...
                        • Leo Gandelman – Saxsambando
                        Laurindo AlmeidaA Man And A Woman (1967) Capitol Records
                        Brazilian guitarist extraordinaire. Includes version of Mas Que Nada. Original UK pressing