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Antilles Mechant Bateau: Deep Biguines & Gwo Ka From 60s French West IndiesVariousBorn Bad Records
Born Bad Records present this killer fifteen track completion of deep biguines and Gwo Ka from the ‘60s French West Indies. Biguine is a rhythmic style...
Ote Maloya - The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Réunion 1975-1986Various ArtistsStrut
Strut present a brand new compilation documenting the groundbreaking maloya scene on Réunion Island from the mid-70s, as Western instrumentation joined...
  • 1. Caméléon – La Rosée Si Feuilles Songes
  • 2. Michou – Maloya Ton Tisane
  • 3. Jean Claude Viadère – Moin La Pas Fait Tout Sel
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Music From A Festival FieldVarious ArtistsBristol Archive Records
A selection of tracks curated and picked by Womad festival curator, Thomas Brooman.
Soul Sok Sega Sega Sounds From Mauritius 1973-1979Various ArtistsStrut
Strut focus in on the séga sound of Mauritius, the “blues of the Indian Ocean", with a comprehensive look at this utterly unique dance music sounds of...
Diablos Del Ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960-1985VariousAnalog Africa
More heat from Analog Africa -- Afrobeat, Puya, Cumbiamba, Terapia, Mapale & Caribbean funk. Split between Afrobeat, Afrofunk, Psychedelia-inspired...
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Angola Soundtrack: The Unique Sound Of Luanda 1968-1976Various ArtistsAnalog Africa
On its ninth release Analog Africa unearths musical gems from Angola, the former Portuguese colony in south west Africa. The compilation 'Angola Soundtrack'...
90 Degrees Of ShadeHot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The CaribbeanSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new album 90 Degrees of Shade features the music of the Caribbean – Mambo, Calypso, Mento, Merengue, Latin Jazz and much more. The...
90 Degrees of Shade – Over 100 Years of Photography in the CaribbeanPosterSoul Jazz Records
Oh yes! 50 x 70cm KILLER poster!! Choose "Poster Freepost" if you want this poster sent with any other item at NO extra postage charge (poster will be...
AbranisChenar Le BluesBongo Joe
Bongo Joe focus on on two of the most renowned tunes from Algerian kabyle rock band Abranis, founded in 1967. 'Chenar Le Blues', released in 1977, was...
Tohru Aizawa QuartetTachibanaBBE Records
Reissue of this rare and very elusive 1975 Japanese jazz album featuring the incredible 'Dead Letter' as featured on BBE's essential 'J-Jazz Deep Modern...
Andre TankerBack HomeJamwax
A stunning two sider from Trinidad & Tobago of uptempo raw calypso / reggae from Andre Tanker with The Mansa Musa Drummers.  Don't miss....
ArrowHot Hot Hot (1982)Arrow Records
Jump up soca sounds Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
Ballet Folklorico De MexicoBallet Folklorico De MexicoMusart
Rare ethnologicalOriginal Mexico Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
Bei Bei & Shawn LeeYear Of The FunkyLegere
'Year Of The Funky' is the second album from Bei Bei & Shawn Lee. After their debut collaborative album 'Into The Wind', the Chinese guzheng...
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The Bermuda StrollersBermuda Strollers '73 (1973)Edmar
funky Caribbean gears Original USA Vinyl LP VG/Sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Black Pearl: The Hairderesser from HaitiA. and E. SheehanHarvill (1956)
Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket. Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
Black Rhythms Of PeruReviving African Musical Heritage In The Black PacificWesleyan University Press
In the late 1950s to 1970s, an Afro-Peruvian revival brought the forgotten music and dances of Peru's African musical heritage to Lima's theatrical stages....
Bomba EstereoElegancia TropicalSoundway
New on Soundway, Bomba Estereo hailing from Bogota! Containing the perfect balance of day-glo electronics and earthy cumbia rumbles, the band keeps...
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...
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Jacques BrelLa Chanson Des Vieux Amants 2 (1974)Barclay
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Buena Vista Social ClubBuena Vista Social ClubWorld Circuit
Buena Vista Social Club is an ensemble of Cuban musicians established in 1996 to revive the music of pre-revolutionary Cuba. Classic album!
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CalypsoMusical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955-69Soul Jazz Records
Deluxe CD, 2xLP (+ free download) and worldwide digital  Available in all good retail and internet stores  from 2 June 2014 or direct from...
Carnival Music Of Eastern CubaConga De Los HoyosSoul Jazz Records
CONGA DE LOS HOYOS, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest and best-known carnival groups in Santiago, Cuba today. Group members are exclusively from the...
Carriacou String Band SerenadePerforming Identity In The Eastern CaribbeanWesleyan University Press
Every year, on a weekend before Christmas, the small Caribbean island of Carriacou, Grenada, holds its annual Parang Festival, featuring concerts, performances...
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...
Christophe: King of HaitiBy Hubert ColeEyre and Spottiswood (1967)
1st. Edition UK hardback w/ dustjacket. (different cover - better!)
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)
Cumbia!Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music GenreDuke University Press
60% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! Cumbia is a musical form that originated in northern Colombia and then...
Dengue Dengue DengueSemilleroOn The Corner
Peruvian duo, Dengue Dengue Dengue team up with label-mates, Penya and more to whip up a bass-heavy storm of experimental club and cumbia vibes! Another...
  • 1. Pua (feat. Penya)
  • 2. Eye Acucho (feat. Mikongo)
  • 3. Ayani Huni Kuin - Habu Raminibu (Dengue Dengue Dengue & Joutro Mundo Version)
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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...
Disques Debs International: Vol. 1Various ArtistsStrut
Strut present the first ever compilation series to access the archives of one of the greatest of all French Caribbean labels, Disques Debs out of Guadeloupe....
  • 1. Daniel Forestal Et Sa Guitare – Ces P’Tits Je T’Aime
  • 2. Casimir Létang – Travail Z’Enfants! Chantez Après!
  • 3. Cyril Diaz Et Son Orchestre – Feeling Happy
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Don Andres and PaquitaThe Life of Segovia in MontevideoAmadeus Press
USA NEW HARDBACK - HALF PRICE!!! This heartbreaking tale uncovers a mystery in the life of one of the most important personalities of the twentieth...
Family AtlanticaCosmic UnitySoundway
Family Atlantica blend psychedelic highlife, steel-pan Ethio-funk, calypso, baião and equatorial jazz. 'Cosmic Unity' is the band's second, long-playing...
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The Fire SticksBall Of FireEdmar
Rare Caribbean sounds. Original Canada/Bermuda pressing  vinyl
Gipsy RhumbaThe Original Rhythm of Gipsy Rhumba in Spain 1965 - 1974Soul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new release is the first album ever outside of Spain to seriously focus on the history of Gipsy Rhumba, one of the most interesting...
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