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Sounds and ColoursArgentinaSounds and Colours
An alternative guide to Argentine culture full of essays on activist art, marginalised movements and underground music, as well as unexpected stories about...
Sounds and ColoursPeruSounds and Colours
Book, CD and DVD taking a look at contemporary Peruvian culture, and the musical, cultural and folkloric icons that continue to have a big impact on country’s...
J-Jazz Deep Modern Jazz from Japan 1969 - 1984Various ArtistsBBE
In the years following the World War Two, Japan developed one of the most insatiable, dynamic and diverse markets for jazz. For a crucial period of little...
  • 1. Koichi Matsukaze Trio – Earth Mother
  • 2. Takeo Moriyama Quartet with Shigeharu Mukai – North Wind
  • 3. Tohru Aizawa Quartet – Dead Letter
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Isao Suzuki QuartetOrang-UtanLe Tres Jazz Club
Reissue of this highly sought-after free jazz album “Orang-Utan” by legendary bassist and cello player Isao Suzuki. The eponymous track is a sublime...
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ZiskakanPei Bato FouRebirth On Wax
Official reissue of this hidden treasure of spiritual Maloya music from the Reunion Island. Originally issued on a private press double LP in 1983, this...
Hiroshi Fukumura QuintetMorning FlightLe Tres Jazz Club
A stunning modal and spiritual jazz album from 1973 which has been on many collectors' wants-list. Killer Japanese jazz reissue!
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Hiroshi SatoOrientWewantsounds
Reissue of this amazing 1979 cosmic jazz-funk / fusion masterpiece from Japan's late, great pianist / composer, Hiroshi Sato.
Hany MehannaThe Miracles Of The Seven DancesRadio Martiko
Reissue of this belly dance holy grail from the organ king of Cairo, Hany Mehanna, combining traditional rhythms with spaced out synthesizer sounds! Reissue...
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Tokyo Nights: Female J-Pop Boogie Funk - 1981 To 1988Various ArtistsCultures Of Soul
Cultures Of Soul tap into the realm of Japanese funk recorded throughout the 80s, compiling sought-after songs of the era recorded by female artists. 'Tokyo...
Black StalinTo The Caribbean Man (1979)Makossa International Records
Rare 70s Tropical funk groover on Makossa Records Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG (minor wear/tape on spine) High-end Audio Desk Systeme...
Les Filles De IllighadadEghass MalanSahel Sounds
Future Tuareg music from the female led avant-rock group Les Filles de Illighadad. Mixing traditional percussion with electric guitars, Les Filles brings...
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Chiemi EriOtemoyan / Kushimoto BushiKing Records JPN
A pair of traditional Japanese folk music reissues sang by Chiemi Eri, one of the top female Showa star singers along with Hibari Misora, best known for...
Chiemi EriYakkosan / HanagasaodoriKing Records JPN
A pair of traditional Japanese folk music reissues sang by Chiemi Eri, one of the top female Showa star singers along with Hibari Misora, best known for...
10 Years Of Transcendent Music (2007-2017)Various ArtistsHeavenly Sweetness
Heavenly Sweetness celebrate a decade in the business by delivering a superb compilation of featuring some of their best releases!
Habibi Funk: An Eclectic SelectionVarious ArtistsHabibi Funk
Another fascinating release that focuses in on music from the Arab world mixed with local, and regional influences - even some that extend from outside...
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Yasuaki ShimizuKakashiPalto Flats
Official reissue of this HUGELY in demand, 1982 album from Japan's visionary saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu - the man behind Mariah 'Utakata Ho Hibi'! Through...
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PenyaSuper LiminalOn The Corner Records
Afro-latin music collective deliver their debut LP for the ever excellent On The Corner Records! 'Super Liminal' is an otherworldly mix of modern, afro-motorik...
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Disco Hamam 3Various ArtistsDisco Hamam
Third instalment in the essential 'Disco Hamam' series with edits of Turkish disco and bellydancing sleaze from edit specialists, Ozerbey and FOC Edits!
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Grup BunalimYeter Artik KadinArsiv Plak
Arsiv Plak reissue two, tough, Turkish psych-rock tunes that appeared on the Türkofon label - big one the wants lists and heavy on the breaks! Limited...
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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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Da'asa - The Haunting Sounds of Yemenite-Israeli Funk 1973-1984Various ArtistsFortuna Records
Fortuna Records deliver a stellar compilation of real-life magic created by immigrants from Yemen, in Tel Aviv, from the mid seventies to the early eighties....
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VariousTumba Rumba Vol.2University of Vice Records
An ultra-rare gem extracted from 45s and 78s records released in the 1950s and early 1960s by obscure record labels. A collection of fast, hot and intense...
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Heed The Call!Various ArtistsVostok
Stunning compilation of soul, funk and disco cuts from New Zealand, recorded and released between 1973 to 1983! Features some incredibly rare and sought-after...
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AjateAbrada180g
Afro-Funk meets Japanese traditional music! Ajate is a Japanese band who plays a unique blend of afro-groove dance music mixed with Japanese traditional...
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Khaled Kurbeh & Raman Khalaf EnsembleAphorismsBetween Buttons
Henrik Schwarz’s Between Buttons label release 'Aphorisms' a six track debut from Syrian musicians Khaled Kurbeh & Raman Khalaf Ensemble....
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Mr Bongo Record Club: Vol. 2Various ArtistsMr Bongo
The second, anticipated instalment in Mr Bongo's 'Record Club' series selects the label's recent discoveries and sought-after obscurities that form the...
Digital Zandoli Vol. 2Various ArtistsHeavenly Sweetness
Follow up of the acclaimed 2016 Digital Zandoli compilation from Parisian label Heavenly Sweetness, compiled by Julien “Digger’s Digest” Achard and...
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Violeta ParraLa Cueca Presentada por Violeta ParraDeath Is Not The End
Death Is Not The End reissue a rare early LP from Chilean songwriter, folklorist and visual artist Violeta Parra. In this collection, Volume III of...
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BankTime / HimitsuEm
Japanese act, Bank channel the spirit of 80's new wave, post punk and pop with this, their latest single release, 'Time / Himitsu'!
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TarawangsawelasWanciMorphine Records
Tarawangsawelas are a musical duo from Bandung, mainly performing a contemporary version of Tarawangsa, the sacred music from Sundanese West Java. Here...
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Saz'isoAt Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me (The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song)Glitterbeat
Mesmerizing arabesques & heart-breaking laments from Southern Albania.A thrilling introduction to Saze, one of Europe’s richest but mostoverlooked musics....
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Mo KoloursAxum EP22a
New Mo Kolours - Limited to 300 copies - Exclusive to Sounds Of The Universe!!!!Following the success of his recent 'Meroe' EP on the prolific 22a, Mo...
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Minoru 'Hoodoo' FushimiIn Praise Of MitochondriaLeft Ear Records
Eccentric, electro-fueled vocoder funk and boogie from Japanese musician, Minoru 'Hoodoo' Fushimi. 'In Praise Of Mitochondria' collects together the...
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Shintaro SakamotoLove If PossibleMesh-Key
After 20+ years with psych legends Yura Yura Teikoku, Shintaro Sakamoto’s third solo album is a bonafide masterpiece of warped steel guitar, ambient...
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Midori Takada & Masahiko SatohLunar CruiseWe Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records
Midori Takada and Masahiko Satoh’s beguiling, haunting electronic masterpiece from 1990, 'Lunar Cruise' gets an in demand reissue and...
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