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    Living SanteriaRituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban ReligionMichael Atwood Mason
    In 1992 Smithsonian anthropologist Michael Atwood Mason traveled to Cuba for initiation as a priest into the Santería religion. Since then he has...
    Electric Conversation Electric Conversation Futuristica Music
    The second album from the Parisian collective, 'Electric Conversation' is a warm woozy pot of broken beat and soulful electronica.  For fans of Fatima...
    • Electric Conversation – fly away
    • Electric Conversation – everyday
    Jago feat. Ghost Writerz, Jnr. Dangerous, and SeroceeThe Wicked TryHundred Years
    The Wicked Try is the first release from Jago, a vocalist who has made his name over recent years as one half of much talked about production duo Hylu...
    • Jago feat. Ghost Writerz, Jnr. Dangerous and Serocee – The Wicked Try
    • Jago feat. Ghost Writerz, Jnr. Dangerous, and Serocee – The Wicked Try Dub
    • Dj Vadim – The Wicked Try Remix
    • 1. Jago feat. Ghost Writerz, Jnr. Dangerous and Serocee – The Wicked Try
    • 2. The Wicked Try Dub
    • 3. Dj Vadim – The Wicked Try Remix
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    Jah ShakaDub Salute 4 Ft. Max RomeoJah Shaka
    Originally released in 1995 recorded at Leggo Studios Jamaica with The Firehouse Crew with vocals from Max Romeo.
      PhreekPatrick Adams Presents PhreekAtlantic
      In '78 Adams embarked on one of his most critically acclaimed dance music projects which he called Phreek. The name having been inspired by his musical...
        Rosanne CashComposed - A MemoirPenguin
        As moving, disarming, and elusive as one of her classic songs, Composed is Rosanne Cash's testament to the power of art, tradition, and love...
        Music, Postcolonialism, And GenderThe Construction of Irish National Identity, 1725-1874University Of Notre Dame Press
        In "Music, Postcolonialism, and Gender", Leith Davis studies the construction of Irish national identity from the early eighteenth until the midnineteenth...
        The Great Abolition ShamThe True Story of the End of the British Slave TradeSutton Publishing
        Britons may very well never be slaves, but British rule certainly meant slavery for others. Michael Jordan's book explores the personalities and...
        This Place Will Become HomeRefugee Repatriation To EthiopiaCornell University Press
        How do communities grapple with the challenges of reconstruction after conflicts? In one of the first in-depth ethnographic accounts of refugee repatriation...
        Pepe JaramilloA Mexican On Broadway (1962)Parlophone
        Orchestra directed by Geoff Love! Latin sounds
          McLeanElectro-Symphonic LandscapesSmithsonian Folkways
          Composed by Priscilla McLean and Barton McLean, originally released in 1979
            Danny CoxFeel So Good (1974)Casablanca
            Funky black folk, 1974. Original USA vinyl
              The Seasons: Vermont For Magnetic Tape Collage & Instrumental EnsembleSmithsonian Folkways
              Composed by Malcolm Goldstein, and originally released in 1983, the music consists of a magnetic tape collage of sounds recorded in Vermont during each...
                Harlem Is NowhereA Journey to the Mecca of Black AmericaLittle, Brown And Company
                A walker, a reader and a gazer, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is also a skilled talker whose impromptu kerbside exchanges with Harlem's most colourful residents...
                KillshotBy Elmore LeonardHarper Collins
                Arman 'The Blackbird' Degas is a professional hitman: one shot, one kill. But when he's carjacked by ex-con Richie Nix, he finds himself with a...
                Tradition And The Black AtlanticCritical Theory in the African DiasporaBasic Civitas Books
                Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s Tradition and the Black Atlantic is both a vibrant romp down the rabbit hole of cultural studies and an examination...
                Jim Crow Moves NorthThe Battle Over Northern School Segregation, 1865-1954Cambridge University Press
                A history of various efforts to desegregate northern schools during the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, exploring two dominant...
                The Typewriter Is HolyThe Complete, Uncensored History of the Beat GenerationFree Press
                In this highly entertaining work, Bill Morgan,a leading authority on the movement and a man who personally knew most of the Beats, narrates the history...
                A Place In TimeThe Shakers at Sabbathday Lake, MainePocket Paragon
                Sabbathday Lake, founded in 1794, is one of the 19 original Shaker sites in America. Whilst all the other sites are now just historical re-creations, this...
                The Radical Jack LondonWritings on War and RevolutionUniversity of California Press
                'Big things are happening secretly all around,' says Jack London's prescient hero Ernest Everhard in the 1908 novel "The Iron Heel," excerpted in this...
                Red Holloway with The Brother Jack McDuffCookin' Together (1964)Prestige
                Heavyweight soul jazz. Original black label Prestige USA pressing. (Writing on back of cover)
                  Deer TickNegativityPartisan Records
                  While ‘Negativity’ is an apt word to describe the impact of the events that inspired Deer Tick’s fifth full-length, it’s not an overwhelmingly...
                    Bettye LaVetteA Woman Like MeBlue Rider Press
                    Import USA Hardback edition 66% OFF! Acclaimed R&B singer Bettye LaVette celebrates her storied career in show business with her stunning memoir, A Woman...
                    Hank Mobley No Room For Squares Blue Note
                    Excellent Hank Mobley work from the 60s! The record is a fierce session of modal hardbop numbers, of the sort that Mobley was perfecting during this key...
                    • Hank Mobley – Three Way Split
                    • Hank Mobley – No Room For Squares
                    Jose FelicianoJose Feliciano (1981)Motown
                    Includes an exellent version of Leon Ware's' 'I Wanna Be Where You Are"
                    • Jose Feliciano – I Wanna Be Where You Are
                    McCoy TynerNight Of Ballads & Blues (1963)Impulse
                    Very rare Impulse trio setting with McCoy Tyner's beautiful piano renditions of various jazz standards assisted by Steve davis on bass and Lex Humphries...
                      Bob Marley Reggae King of the World
                      Large format secondhand paperback in ok condition
                      Spanish Harlem's Musical Legacy 1930-80By Silvio H. Alvava
                      A collection of photographs of the Latino musicians from 1930 - 1980's primarily in El Barrio, NY but features several from Los Angeles, CA and other parts...
                      FarahMetal Irene EPDon't Be Afraid
                      Farah (formerly Darling Farah), joins Don’t Be Afraid for his first release of 2013. The producer adopts a uniquely non-conformist approach to house...
                        Barbara MandrellMoods (1978)MCA
                        Includes the 'quiet storm' If Loving You Is Wrong - as featured on Soul Jazz Records' Country Soul Sisters
                        • Barbara Mandrell – (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right
                        AdjowaScience & SoulDon't Be Afraid
                        Adjowa marks his second release of the year with a slamming addition to the DBA DUBS series. Beautiful Swimmers’ own Maximillion Dunbar,...
                        • Adjowa – Science & Soul
                        • Adjowa – Science & Soul (Maximillion Dunbar Remix)
                        Loretta LynnSomebody, Somewhere (1976)MCA
                        Country queen Loretta, 76. Original vinyl
                          Latin Jazz - The Perfect CombinationBy Raul HernandezChronicle Book
                          In association with the Smithsonian Institution's series of major exhibitions on jazz music, "Latin Jazz" traces the music's roots and routes, from the...
                          • Book (800g)£12.99
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                          • Original Book (800g)£8.99
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                          HazylujahHow Can You Hide From What Never Goes Away?Meda Fury
                          The debut release from Meda Fury, the new label associated with R&S. Italian producer, Hazylujah leads the way with this mutli-faceted, mystical...
                          • Hazylujah – get mezcla
                          • Hazylujah – acqua amara
                          • Hazylujah – on high in translucent tomorrows
                          Bud Shank Bob CooperFlute 'N Oboe (1957)World Pacific Jazz
                          Original pressing cool west coast jazz. RARE
                            Ramon & The CrystalitesGolden ChickensDub Store
                            CHOICE RESTOCKS 7" IN STOCK ON MERRITONE , STUDIO 1, CRYSTAL, MOVE & GROOVE, COXSONE, LIMITED reissues from Dub Store...Minor chorded and wicked organ...
                            • Ramon & The Crystalites – Golden Chickens
                            CybotronEnter Craft Recordings
                            Long over-due reissue of this seminal techno album from 1983 by foundation Detroit techno visionaries Rik Davis and Juan Atkins! Heavily influenced...
                            • Cybotron – Cosmic Cars
                            • Cybotron – Clear (Jose Animal Diaz Remix)
                            • Cybotron – Techno City (Instrumental)
                            Vox DeiLa Biblia (1971)Grafisound
                            Reissue of this classic, influential Argentine rock troupe - cited for writing the country's first 'concept' release!  
                            • Vox Dei – Genesis
                            • Vox Dei – Moises
                            OchoNumero Tres (1974)WS Latino
                            The third of three albums by Ocho, one of the defining bands of the Latin New York Funk sound. Along with other artists such as Ray Barretto, Eddie Palmieri,...
                              From Rainforest to Cane Field In CubaAn Environmental History since 1492 Reinaldo Funes Monzote (2008)
                              This is the story of Cuba's forests.In this award-winning environmental history of Cuba since the age of Columbus, Reinaldo Funes Monzote emphasizes the...
                              TrailersPhotographs by Carol Burch-Brown Text by David RigsbeeUniversity Press of Virginia
                              American mobile homes have received little attention from cultural historians, sociologists, architects or artists. This study offers a depiction of trailers...
                              A Touch Of InnocenceKatherine Dunham
                              s/hand paperback book. Description: An internationally known dancer, choreographer, and gifted anthropologist, Katherine Dunham was born to a black...
                              Roland AlphonsoMiddle EastPyramid
                              Two superb middle tempo ska tunes from Roland Alphonso from 1967, clean pressings on both new Pyramid 7" reissues.
                              • Roland Alphonso – Middle East
                              • Roland Alphonso – Jungle Bit
                              Desmond DekkerPretty AfricaPyramid
                              Boss Sounds from Desmond Dekker & Roland Alphonso with one rocksteady vocal and a killer ska instrumental 1967/8
                              • Desmond Dekker – Pretty Africa
                              • Roland Alphonso – El Toro
                              Nigeria - Modern Nations of the WorldSalome Nnoromele
                              s/hand hardback
                              Hakim MurphyChiffreMindshift
                              Chiffre opens with "Tegal E", boasting strong kicks, intricate percussion, fierce bass lines and a haunting synth lead which introduces the listener to...
                              • Hakim Murphy – Tegel E
                              • Hakim Murphy – Nabodani - DJ Spider Remix
                              • Hakim Murphy – Vatitio - Murdoc Remix
                              Possible Side Effects Vol. 1.5 Voodoo Down
                              Possible Side Effects, Vol. 1.5, the first "Greatest Hits,"  1.5-year-old vinyl label Voodoo Down. Gatherign together the first two out-of-print releases...
                              • L'estasi Dell'oro – Cry Stahl Ft Crystal Boyd
                              • N'conduit – Tuesday's Just Bad
                              • Anton Zap – Modernization
                              • 12X12 – Parts Unknown