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    Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir AttarApocalypse Across The SkyZehra
    Available on vinyl for the very first time: the 1992 album "Apocalypse Across The Sky" by the legendary Master Musicians Of Jajouka. Produced by Bill Laswell,...
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Gabahay
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – A Habibi Ouajee T'Allel Allaiya
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – El Medahey
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Bujloudia “Bujloudia Dancing With Aisha Qandisha”
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Alalilla “About The Night”
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – The Middle Of The Night
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Bujloudia
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Jajouka Between The Mountains
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Memories Of My Father
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Mohamed Diha Utalla Fiha (Take Care Of Her Or Leave Her)
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Sbar Yagelbi Sbar
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – On Horseback
    • Master Musicians Of Jajouka feat. Bachir Attar – Talaha L'Badro Alaina
    • 2×LP (180g)£25.99
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    Ti RoroRoots of Haïti Vol.4 (1979)Mini Records
    EXCELLENT original roots Haitian voodoo drums + flute. Really good, authentic, Voodoo drums lP from 1979 - mint! MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE Original = USA...
    • Ti Roro – Solé
    • Ti Roro – A La Ronde (Rabodaille)
    • Ti Roro – St. Jacques (Yanvalou)
    • Ti Roro – Banda / Djapit (Mascaron)
    • Original LP£35.00
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    RizàRizàAno
    Rizà (translated to ‘roots’, ‘foothills’) is a trio of Themistoklis Karpodinis, Costis Zouliatis (aka Costinho) and Petros Lamprides, who attempt...
      • LP£20.99
        Gatefold sleeve with insert
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      Anton LaVeyThe Devil Speaks (& Plays)Aberrant Records
      Known to the world, in infamy, as the founder of the Church of Satan, author (among other cult esoteric texts of the Satanic Bible) and countercultural...
        • New LP (180g)£16.99
          Out of stock
        Why The Mountains Are Black: Primeval Greek Village Music 1907-1960Various ArtistsThird Man Records
        An inspired collection of primal and unhinged Greek village music that at times sounds more like free jazz or doom folk, feral and trance-like as it is....
          • 2×LP£30.99
            Out of stock
          Santeria from Africa to the New WorldThe Dead Sell MemoriesBy George Brandon
          • Original Book (350g)£20.00
            Secondhand 1st edn hardback w/dust jacket in plastic, ex-library w/stamps, minor pen marks inside in overall great condition
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          How Music Dies (or Lives)Field Recording and the Battle for Democracy in the ArtsAllWorth Press
          Import USA Paperback edition book NEARLY 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! Culled from a lifetime of learning through failure and designed to provoke thought...
          Africa's OgunOld World And NewIndiana University Press
          .. an ethnographically rich contribution to the historical understanding of West African culture, as well as an exploration of the continued vitality of...
          • Original Book (800g)£12.00
            Original USA paperback in very good condition
            100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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          Mama Lola: A Voodoo Priestess in BrooklynBy Karen McCarthy BrownUniversity of California
          Karen McCarthy Brown's "Mama Lola" challenges stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores...
          • Book (600g)£19.99
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          • Original Book (600g)£10.00
            Original out of print secondhand book in good cond.
            100% guarantee on this and all original books at Sounds of the Universe.
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          The Taste of BloodSpirit Possession in Brazilian CandombleUniversity of Pennsylvania
          Candomble, a religion that traces its origins to West Africa, has become a major cultural force by adapting itself to the realities of contemporary Brazil....
          • Original Book (350g)£12.00
            Second-hand out-of-print paperback .
            Out of stock
          Brazil Primitivo Vol. 1: Rhythms Legends & Styles 1899-1963Various ArtistsSound Miracle Recordings
          A fascinating compilation of Brazilian music style from the very beginnings of the 20th century through to its mid period, featuring some primitive and...
          • Vanja Orico E Demonios Da Garoa – Mulher Rendeira
          • Luiz Gonzaga – Asa Branca
          • Jacob Do Bandolim – Noites Cariocas
          • Vicente Celestino – O Ebrio
          • Xisto Bahia – Isso E Bom
          • Moacir Franco – Me De Um Dinheiro Ai
          • Mestre Bimba – Catarina
          • Monsueto – Eu Quero Essa Mulher Assim Mesmo
          • Pixinguinha & Orlando Silva – Carinhoso
          • Chiquinha Gonzaga – O Abre Alas
          • Lucio Alves – Laura
          • Jackson Do Pandeiro – Moxoto
          • Mestre Canjiquinha – Improviso No Filme Barra Vento
          • Ataulfo Alves – Na Cadencia Do Samba
          • Carmen Miranda – Tico Tico No Fuba
          • Raulzito E Os Panteras – Mulher Rendeira
          • Bahiano – Pe De Anjo
          • Almirante & Grupo Velha Guarda – Trem Blindado
          • LP + CD£20.99
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          Music Is The Most Beautiful Language In The World: Yiddisher Jazz In London’s East End 1920s To 1950sVarious ArtistsJWM Records
          JWM Records launch with the selection Music is the Most Beautiful Language in the World. A vibrant soundtrack to the Cockney Jewish experience, starting...
          • Max Bacon – Beigels
          • Johnny Franks and his Kosher Ragtimers – Mahzel
          • Ambrose & His Orchestra – Selection Of Hebrew Dances
          • Johnny Franks and his Kosher Ragtimers – Wilhemina
          • Lew Stone & The Monseigneur Band – A Brivella Der Mama
          • Baker And Willie With Orch. – A Day in the Lane
          • Stanley Laudan – Yiddisher Samba
          • Johnny Franks And His Kosher Ragtimers – Tzena
          • Mendel & His Mishpoche Band – A Kosher Fox-Trot Medley (Petticoat Lane)
          • Stanley Laudan – Rock'n'Roll Kozatsky
          • 1. Max Bacon – Beigels
          • 2. Johnny Franks and his Kosher Ragtimers – Mahzel
          • 3. Ambrose & His Orchestra – Selection Of Hebrew Dances
          • View full info and tracklisting
          • LP£16.99
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          • CD£8.99
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          Gypsy Music in European CultureFrom The Late 18th to the Early 29th CenturiesNortheastern University Press
          USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 65% OFF!!!! THAT's £17 OFF!!!! Translated from the Polish, Anna G. Piotrowska's 'Gypsy Music in European Culture' details the...
          G. I. GurdjieffImprovisationsFantome Phonographique
          G. I. Gurdjieff was an Armenian and Greek philosopher, spiritual teacher, and musician, whose teachings of The Fourth Way influenced thousands worldwide...
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – May 20, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – May 12, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – June 8, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – April 15, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – October 14, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – June 30, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – June 18, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – June 18, 1949
          • G. I. Gurdjieff – June 15, 1949
          • LP£21.99
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          Divine HorsemenThe Living Gods Of Haiti by Maya DerenDocumentext
          First published in 1953, Maya Deren's famous account of the Haitian deities, practitioners and rituals of Voudoun was written with the special insight...
          OkonkoloCantosBig Crown Records
          Okonkolo perform Yoruban Santeria music their debut for Big Crown is a a spiritual dance with held together by rhythm, passion and musical virtuosity.
          • Okonkolo – Yemaya
          • Okonkolo – Canto Asoyin
          • Okonkolo – Wolenche Por Chango
          • Okonkolo – Oba
          • Okonkolo – Ochun
          • Okonkolo – Canto Por Obatala
          • Okonkolo – Canto Por Ochun
          • Okonkolo – Obatala
          • Okonkolo – Elegua
          Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji MachineSynchro Sound System & PowerMade In LagosSoul Jazz Records
          ‘Synchro Sound System & Power’ features the music of Nigeria Fuji Machine, which includes some of Nigeria's finest ‘Fuji’ master drummers and singers,...
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Iba
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Orin Gidi
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ilu
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ẹyọ-Sẹsẹ
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Garaje
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ọrọ Owe
          • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ire
          Aleister CrowleyOriginal Wax RecordingsFantome Phonographique
          Reissue of some of the only known recordings from the infamous occultist, mystic, magician, poet, novelist, sexual deviant, and all-around misfit, Aleister...
          • Aleister Crowley – Introduction
          • Aleister Crowley – The Call Of The First Aethyr (Enochian)
          • Aleister Crowley – The Call Of The First Aethyr (English)
          • Aleister Crowley – The Call Of The Second Aethyr (Enochian)
          • Aleister Crowley – The Call Of The Second Aethyr (English)
          • LP£21.99
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          Buried Country: An Anthology Of Aboriginal Australian Country MusicVarious ArtistsMississippi Records
          Mississippi compile a selection rootsy Aboriginal music which has never been reissued on vinyl before. Political and powerful songs from communities throughout...
          • Black Allan Barker – Take Me Back
          • Galarrwuy Yunupingu – Gurindji Blues
          • Warumpi Band – Jailanguru Pakarnu
          • Kankawa Nagarra – Yanany Baliba
          • The Kooriers – Sick Of Being Treated Like A Mangy Old Dog
          • Jimmy Little – The Coloured Lad
          • Brown Bros – Black & White Cat
          • Dougie Young – They Call It Cut A Rug
          • Maisie Kelly – My Home In The Valley
          • Harry Williams & The Country Outcasts – Streets Of Old Fitzroy
          • Bobby McLeod – The Resurrection
          • LP£16.99
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          Mehr Ali & Sher AliQawwali, The Essence of DesireBuda Musique
          Qawwali is a syncretic musical form of South Asian heterodox Islam, as the unorthodox doctrines of Sufis, a group of ascetics and mystics, are labelled....
          • Mehr Ali & Sher Ali – Man Kunto Maula
          • Mehr Ali & Sher Ali – Maro Nara Haideri, 'y a Ali
          • LP£18.99
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          Ustad Zia Mohiuddin DagarRaga Yaman (Rudra Veena // Seattle // 15 March 1986)Ideologic Organ
          Deeply spiritual and meditative classical Indian raga reissued by Ideologic Organ. It is based around ' Dhrupad', a branch of Hindustani classical music...
          • Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar – Raga Yaman
          • LP£25.99
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          Ustad Zia Mohiuddin DagarRagas Abhogi & Vardhani (Rudra Veena // Seattle // 9 March 1986)Ideologic Organ
          Deeply spiritual and meditative Hindustani classical - this time a live recording from the home of Shantha and Niranjan B. Benegal, Seattle, Washington...
          • Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar – Raga Abhogi
          • Ustad Zia Mohiuddin Dagar – Raga Vardhani
          • LP£25.99
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          Steel Band ClashSteel Band ClashSmithsonian Folkways
          Recorded in 1955, three sixteen-person steel bands—Big Shell, Brute Force and Hell's Gate—come together to provide a sampling of lively music...
            • Original LP£20.00
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            • CD£9.99
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            Ragnar JohnsonCrying Bamboos: Ceremonial Flute Music from New Guinea: MadangIdeologic Organ
            Crying Bamboos is the translation of the pidgin description of the sound of sacred flutes: "Mambu i cry, i cry, i cry".Sacred flutes are blown to make...
            • Ragnar Johnson – Pu-kil, Bosmun
            • Ragnar Johnson – Rumbung Pulpak, Bosmun
            • Ragnar Johnson – Rumung, Bak
            • Ragnar Johnson – Boma, Kaean
            • Ragnar Johnson – Ga-ra-ra, Bosmun
            • Ragnar Johnson – Buaraning, Bak
            • Ragnar Johnson – Tomung Gingong, Bosmun
            • Ragnar Johnson – Wamba, Bosmun
            • Ragnar Johnson – Gomkail, Bak
            • Ragnar Johnson – Vilung Nyap, Bosmun
            • Ragnar Johnson – Bomana Longo, Kaean
            • Ragnar Johnson – Gateh, Bak
            • Ragnar Johnson – Ga-neh, Bosmun
            • 2×LP£25.99
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            • CD£20.99
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            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...
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Yemoja
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Esu
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Sakara Instrumental Ensemble
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Obatala
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eulogy To Amila
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Sango
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Agbe Gbe-Wadele
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eulogy To Ori-Ola
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Bata Drums Ensemble
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Osun
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eshere
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Dundun Instrumental Ensemble
            • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Ogun
            Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli MetzliMr. Bongo
            Official Mr Bongo reissue. Replica original artwork, including the insert with listening instructions, in Spanish and English. Luis Pérez was born in...
              • LP£25.99
                Expected 01 Jun
              • CD£9.99
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              Maya AchiMarimba Music In GuatemalaTemple University Press
              NEARLY 70% OFF!!! USA PAPERBACK BOOK. THAT's £19 OFF!! LEARN ABOUT STUFF FOR CHEAP!! For the Achi, one of the several Mayan ethnic groups indigenous...
              Maya DerenVoices Of HaitiFantôme Phonographique
              Maya Deren (1917-1961) was a Russian-American filmmaker and one of the most important voices in avant-garde cinema of the mid-20th century. When she decided,...
                Oswaldo LaresMusica De Venezuela 1972-81TAL
                Oswaldo Lares, a studied architect who, in parallel with his professional activity, began to make field recordings of the traditional and indigenous Venezuelan...
                • Oswaldo Lares – Canto De Amor Jayeechi
                • Oswaldo Lares – Quitiplás
                • Oswaldo Lares – Punto Oriental
                • Oswaldo Lares – Rumba Callejera
                • Oswaldo Lares – Percusión Con Platos
                • LP + Download Code£26.99
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                Voodoo In New OrleansBy Robert TallantPelican
                The word 'voodoo' elicits reactions from fear to fascination; thoughts of pins stuck in dolls, hexes, and strange rites immediately come to mind. But few...
                • Original Book (200g)£6.99
                  Out of stock
                • Book (150g)£8.95
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                El Son Del Sur De Jalisco - Volumen 2VariousI.N.A.H.
                Roots recordings Mexican vinyl original anthropological LP
                • Antiguo San Gabriel – El Becerro
                Early Traditional Instruments In AsiaVarious ArtistsSHIOK!
                From the metal chimes of the Gamelan, to the Burmese harp, passing through the Chinese Hu Ch’in, a traditional and ancient chordophone-bowed lute, 'Early...
                  • LP£22.99
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                  In The Spirit of IndonesiaVarious ArtistsSHIOK!
                  The 'Spirit of Indonesia' is a collection of traditional tunes from various regions and ethnic groups of the south east asian archipelago. These historic...
                    • LP£22.99
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                    Spirits of the Night The Vaudun Gods of HaitiSpring Publications
                    Rare book on Voodoo by the always good Selden Rodman. S/hand paperback
                    • Original Book (300g)£10.00
                      Out of stock
                    Voodoo and Magic PracticesJean KerboullBarrie & Jenkins
                    Original secondhand hardback with dustjacket in plastic cover in G- condition. Rare English translation
                    • Original Book (400g)£30.00
                      Out of stock
                    Clarence AshleyLive and in PersonJalopy
                    The first all-new album in over 50 years by the legendary singer and banjo player who helped introduce old time country music to audiences throughout America. ...
                      • LP£20.99
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                      Vodou Drums in Haiti 2: The Living Gods Of Haiti21st Century Ritual Drums & Spirit PossessionSoul Jazz Records
                      Soul Jazz Records’ new album features the truly intense, hypnotic and fascinating Vodou drums of Haiti, a stunning collection of trance-like rhythms...
                      • – Bolero
                      • – Adaptation
                      • – Kod Kout
                      • – Pastorelle
                      • – Ti Mole
                      • – Doki
                      • – Rara
                      • – Mazoune
                      • – Tichampet
                      • – Chay-O-Pye
                      • – Kokoplim
                      • – Raboday
                      • – Indien
                      • – Ti Jocelin
                      • – Kalipso
                      • – Banda
                      Spirtiual Jazz 7: IslamVarious ArtistsJazzman
                      The seventh volume of Jazzman's acclaimed 'Spiritual Jazz' series examines the influence and impact of Islam on four decades of jazz innovation. Featuring...
                      • Maurice McIntyre – Humility in the Light of Creator
                      • Ritual Trio – Africanos/Latinos
                      • Emmanuel Abdul-Rahim – Kalahari Suite
                      • Creative Arts Ensemble – Uhuru
                      • East New York Ensemble de Music – Mevlana
                      • Idrees Sulieman – The Camel
                      • Yusef Lateef – Morning
                      • Sabu & Sahib Shihab – Nus
                      • Abdelrahman 'Abdo' Elkhatib & Solar Plexus – Ah Ya Zen
                      • The Lightmen – All Praises to Allah, Pt. 1 & 2
                      • Ahmed Abdul-Malik – Nadusilma
                      • Dawan Muhammad – Taumbu
                      • 1. Maurice McIntyre – Humility in the Light of Creator
                      • 2. Ritual Trio – Africanos/Latinos
                      • 3. Emmanuel Abdul-Rahim – Kalahari Suite
                      • View full info and tracklisting
                      • 2×LP£18.99
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                      • CD£10.99
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                      John & Alan LomaxLost Train Blues (Re-press)VariousJalopy
                      Lost Train Blues features 22 selections from the vast holdings of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, 13 of them have never been issued...
                        • LP£19.99
                          Expected 14 Apr
                        Barney WilenMoshiSouffle Continu Records
                        Reissue of this 'outernational' music holy grail! In 1970 Barney Wilen assembled a team of filmmakers, technicians and musicians to travel to Africa...
                        • Barney Wilen – Moshi
                        • Barney Wilen – Guilde's Song To Binkirri
                        • Barney Wilen – Gardenia Devil
                        • Barney Wilen – 14 Temps
                        • Barney Wilen – Bamako Koulikaro
                        • Barney Wilen – Afrika Freak Out
                        • Barney Wilen – Zombizar
                        • Barney Wilen – El Hadji
                        • Barney Wilen – Chechaoun
                        • Barney Wilen – Tindi Abalessa
                        • Barney Wilen – El Hadji
                        • Barney Wilen – Balandji In Bobo
                        • Barney Wilen – Sannu Ne Gheinyo
                        • Barney Wilen – El Hadji
                        • 2×LP + Bonus DVD£35.99
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                        Sounds From The Archipelago: An Introduction To The Lush Indonesian Music Tradition Vol. 2Various ArtistsSHIOK!
                        This absorbing edition of 'Sounds From The Archipelago' focus on music and rhythms from the vast island of Sumatra, The Moluccas Islands and the island...
                          • LP + CD£22.99
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                          Sounds From The Archipelago: An Introduction To The Lush Indonesian Music Tradition Vol. 1VariousShiok Records
                          For the first time on vinyl, this is a collection of recordings taken in Indonesia in the 1960s of the most intriguing ceremony music, warrior's dances...
                            • LP + CD£22.99
                              Out of stock
                            Secrets of VoodooBy Milo RigaudCity Lights
                            Secrets of Voodoo traces the development in Haiti and the Americas of this complex religion from its sources in Africa. the book represents a straightforward...
                            • Book (350g)£9.99
                              Out of stock
                            • Original Book (300g)£15.00
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                            Maple Leaf Rag: Ragtime In Rural America (1976)VariousNew World Records
                            Nice anthropological original LP, thick card, gatefold, with stapled inners and text (w/library stamps)
                              • Original LP£18.00
                                Out of stock
                              Come And Trip It: Instrumental Dance Music, 1780s-1920s (1978)VariousNew World Records
                              Nice anthropological original LP, thick card, gatefold, with stapled inners and text (w/library stamps)
                                • Original LP£15.00
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                                Haiti Vodou 1937-1962: Folk Trance PossessionVariousFremeaux
                                A fascinating account of the mystic Afro-Haitian rituals inherited from the days of slavery. With these songs, drums and trances of possessed initiates,...
                                • 3×CD£19.99
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                                ZydecoBlack Creole, French Music & Blues 1929-1972Fremeaux
                                Double CD tracing the history of Zydeco – the dynamic creole music of the French-speaking black population from the bayous of Louisiana. Includes early...
                                  • 2×CD£19.99
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                                  TibetMusic and Prayers from the Yellow Hats MonasteriesFremeaux
                                  Most of these recordings were collected in 2010 during the Tibetan Thangka Unveiling festival at the monastery of Tashilhunpo, founded in the fifteenth...
                                  • CD£14.99
                                    Out of stock
                                  I'm In A Strange TownI'm In A Strange TownMississippi Records
                                  Compilation of top notch Gospel and blues recorded between 1927 and 1967. A mix of very well known artists such as Blind Lemon Jefferson, Gary Davis and...
                                    • LP£15.99
                                      Out of stock
                                    Carlos CastanedaThe Second Ring Of PowerPenguin
                                    Second-hand paperback
                                    • Original Book (200g)£7.99
                                      Out of stock