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    Guadeloupe Zouk on Henri Debs label - original French vinyl
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    1978 Afro-Disco. Original French vinyl
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    Roots music from Guadeloupe original French vinyl on Henri DEBS
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    Zouk from Guadeloupe, original French vinyl Henri DEBS record label
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    Recorded in Guadeloupe, French original vinyl pressing
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    Guadeloupe soukous recorded in Point A Pitre, French original DEBS vinyl
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    Sounds Of The Universe Exclusive: Dub Cumbia Music 7" D.I.Y. Style Venn Diagram is the third in a trilogy of 7-inches from Breadminster County Council’s Elijah Minnelli, whose production style has made its home in the intersection between UK Bass, Dub, Cumbia and Eastern European musical traditions. The track follows on from the musical precedent...
    Soukous
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    Guadeloupe/French vinyl on Henri DEBS label
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    Zouk from Martinique original vinyl
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    Cameroun funky. French vinyl has wear/damage to sleeve, vinyl fine
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    Zouk , French vinyl
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    Reissue of this killer funk/beat album, 'Jump Uptight' by Zorro Five - a South African band who won the “Best Beat Group” at the 1971 South African Recording Industry Award for this album. The single 'Reggae Shhh!' b/w 'Reggae Meadowlands' was an underground hit in the UK!
    Shiran breathes familiar but new life into Yemeni traditional songs in a stripped back and acoustic set with a backdrop of string, wind and percussion instruments like the oud, kawala and kanun. Where , previously, her music used various western pop tropes, her latest tows a much more modest line in respect of the original songs and compositions some...
     
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    Absolutely stunning and ultra-rare Chilean psychedelia / folk from 1971!
    **Limited 10" album pressing via Analog Africa!** In 1976, seven Cabo Verdean musicians going by the name Voz Di Sanicolau gathered in a small recording studio in Rotterdam where they laid down this album of fearsome coladeira songs inspired by the music of their home island of S o Nicolau.
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      180g 10" vinyl LP pressing in a gatefold sleeve. Limited edition
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    Tropical bass duo Dengue Dengue Dengue condense their operations to DNGDNGDNG on these four immediate club tracks for On The Corner!
    Mr Bongo reissue 'Jazz Rock', originally released on RCA in 1973, Jazz Rock marries Japanese Min’yō folk rhythms performed on shakuhachi – bamboo flute – and koto, with spiritual jazz elements and funk-driven drums! Ace!
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    Eagerly awaited album from the maverick Kutiman, based on field recordings he made in Tanzania of local musicians, then manipulated, layered and expanded in his home studio. Highly recommended!
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    The brilliant Death Is Not The End label digs deep to pull out some raw Sufi-Flamenco recordings from 1962, by the late Aziz Balouch.
    Arepa 3000 is a studio album Venezuelan jazz troupe, Los Amigos Invisibles. It was released in 2000 on Luaka Bop and re-issued exclusively for RSD.
    This is the debut album from Conjunto Papa Upa, channeling influences from Suriname, Curacao, Cabo Verde, Portugal and Venezuela. This futuristic blend of sounds is reflective of Papa Upa itself, made up of musicians from Venezuela, Uruguay, Cuba and The Netherlands.
     
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    Bongo Joe continue their focus on music from the Sega islands, with part two in their compilation series. Killer selection of pearls from the golden age of music from Mauritius, Seychelles and Reunion Island.
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    Afro-Peruvian music, also known as "musica criolla", finds its roots in West African music, Spanish and European genres and native musical traditions from Peru. After a long struggle to preserve it through oral means over generations, a renewed interest in those rhythms and melodies arose in the 1950s. The dance company Peru Negro won the main award...
    EXCELLENT original roots Haitian voodoo drums + flute. Really good, authentic, Voodoo drums lP from 1979 - mint! MINT SEALED OPENED ONCE Original = USA LP Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM- in shrink 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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    First anthology dedicated to one of the most important figures in Guadeloupean music! Erick Cosaque is a singer-percussionist and leading figure of Gwo Ka, the traditional Guadeloupean music with a social and cultural dimension. Long awaited release for diggers, collectors and DJ's alike.
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    A collection of frenetic 'funána' tracks from the 90s, composed and performed from artists dwelling on the Atlantic islands of Cabo Verde.
    The man who invented the Polka plays it up on the organ for King Records
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    Buda Musique deliver the first vinyl release for Maloya music royalty, Danyel Waro's seminal album 'Bwarouz'. Originally released in 2001 and previously available only on CD.
    Ho Chi Minh City based band, Saigon Soul Revival has been bringing alternative pre 1975 music from Saigon back to the stage since 2016 with their live performances. Honouring the original composers, singers and the golden era from which this music (Nhạc Vàng) came, while applying new arrangements and interpretations of old Vietnamese songs with tight...
    Originally released on Crammed in 1991, Zap Mama's acapella debut album has become a classic, and influenced hosts of vocalists and musicians around the world; appearing here on vinyl for the first time!
    Swiss troupe, Amami, drop a wicked blend of dancehall and driving Afrobeat vibes - killer, party-starting release via Bongo Joe!
    Good Haiti historical novel about 'the hairdersser from Haiti'
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      1956 Ist Edition UK hardback with dustjacket some ageing - pretty good considering 63 years old!
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    Yukihiro Takahashi's sophisticated city funk classic released in 1978 when he had just joined YMO. Co-produced by Ryuichi Sakamoto and featuring Haruomi Hosono, Minako Yoshida and Tatsuro Yamashita. First ever issue of the hard to find classic, outside of Japan, via Wewantsounds!
     
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    Reissue of an obscure Martinique release that fuses western jazz traditions with the ancestral folk music of Bélé from the Lesser Antilles islands of the Caribbean.
    Reissue of this 1985 release that was originally released on a now very rare 7" on CAP records. This release from creole-speaking, French reggae band, Cap'tain Creole touches on Afro, rock, funk, reggae and the post disco/boogie sounds that were happening in France at the time.
    Reissued third album by India's best known psychedelic-rock ensemble, in its entirety. The companion piece Now-Again's 'Atomic Forest' anthology, 'Obsession'. Features wild covers of Deodato, Stevie Wonder and includes the tune 'Spectrum' - the heaviest Indian psych-funk jam unearthed to date!
    Haitian roots
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    Strut continues its essential compilation series of Indian Ocean sounds with ‘Alefa Madagascar’, the first compilation to document the unique culture of salegy, soukous and soul music on the island during the ‘70s and ‘80s.
    Deep Roots venezuelan group
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    Landmark album in Afro-Venezuelan music available on vinyl for the first time! Originally released in 2017 on CD; most of the music on the album is in the style of 'Parranda', a traditional Venezuelan genre that literally translates into party. However, not every song is about joy and celebration as the band often sing about many of the most painful...