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  1. Ethiopian Soul & Groove: Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 1

    Ethiopian Soul & Groove: Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 1

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Exotica, Jazz, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: LP

    Utterly amazing music whether you're an afficionado or not, the creme de la creme of Ethiopean music from the early '70s - such richness of musical flavour with hea...

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  2. Wejene Aola

    Wejene Aola

    Dexter Story

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    For his next release on Soundway Records, Los Angeles-based Dexter Story hooks up with long time friend and compatriot of music, the saxophonist, jazz composer, pro...

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  3. Heavenly Ethiopiques: The Best Of The Ethiopiques Series

    Heavenly Ethiopiques: The Best Of The Ethiopiques Series

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Exotica, Jazz, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    We are proud to announce you the first release within the framework of our collaboration with the series éthiopiques (Buda music). What could be more logical...

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  4. Punkero Sonidero

    Punkero Sonidero

    Ondatropica

    Genres: Afro, Exotica, Latin, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    The first single from Frente Cumbeiro’s Mario Galeano and Will ‘Quantic’ Holland’s new all-star Colombian band Ondatrópica gets serve...

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  5. Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound Of Colombia 1962 - 72

    Cartagena! Curro Fuentes & The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound Of Colombia 1962 - 72

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Exotica, Latin, Latin Jazz, Latin Soul, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    Soundway set sail for the Colombian coastal town of Cartagena for their first selection of 2011. Sourced from a period when musicians effortlessly combined the swin...

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  6. The Original Sound Of Mali

    The Original Sound Of Mali

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    ‘The Original Sound of Mali’ compiled by David ‘Mr Bongo’ Buttle, Vik Sohonie (Ostinato Records) and 
Florent Mazzoleni. As featured as 'Com...

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  7. Ceddo

    Ceddo

    Manu Dibango

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funky Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Soundtrack, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    For our second release we brought back to life African movie soundtrack "Ceddo" - composed by one of our favourite African artists, Manu Dibango. 6 tracks full of F...

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  8. The Scorpios

    The Scorpios

    Scorpios

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP + CD


    “Hailing from Central Sudan and now based in London after fleeing the fundamentalist takeover in that region, the Scorpios are a septet that melds Arabi...

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    • £15.99
  9. Synthesize The Soul: Astro Atlantic Hypnotica From The Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988

    Synthesize The Soul: Astro Atlantic Hypnotica From The Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Boogie, Electronica, Funky Jazz, Oddities, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    "In Cape Verde, we had no access to electronic instruments," said Tchiss Lopes, a Cape Verdean singer baed in Rome. "In Europe, we had access, but we had to adapt. ...

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  10. Two Way Here One Way Go

    Two Way Here One Way Go

    Tatham, Mensah, Lord & Ranks

    Genres: Afro, Boogie, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz Funk, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 12 inch

    Good good funky feelgood Afro-boogie vibes from London's tuffest unit, the TMLR aka Kaidi, Mr Mensah, Matt & Dego.

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  11. Brazilian Octopus

    Brazilian Octopus

    Brazilian Octopus

    Genres: Afro, Brazilian, Funk Rock, Funky Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    The only album by Brazilian Octopus is a wonderful mix of bossa nova, pop, Cuban rhythms, jazz and all kinds of cool sounds and vibes that transcends any possible c...

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  12. Poco Loco In The Coco

    Poco Loco In The Coco

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Calypso, Exotica, Jukebox RnB, Latin, Oddities, Popcorn, Rock n Roll, Tittyshakers, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Another installment of delicious latinesque tropicalia and exotic rhythmic rhumbastica!

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  13. I Wanna Love

    I Wanna Love

    Papas' Got

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Boogie, Disco, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch

    Growing up in Jamaica, young Rowland Abrahams loved dancing to James Brown so much that he earnt himself the nickname 'Papas' Got'. He later moved to Paris and in 1...

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  14. Yelben

    Yelben

    Hoodna Orchestra

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    The Hoodna Orchestra is a 12 members orchestra who studies and investigates the African origins of western popular music. The Orchestra formed in 2012 in the south ...

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  15. Harambe

    Harambe

    Mac & Party

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Taarab doublesider killer! Harambe with it's insane R&B groove riff, flip it and you have the crazy liverpool track like you've never heard before! Originally f...

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  16. Gkinumanze

    Gkinumanze

    L’Ochestre Kyaddondo Int. and Mwenge Jazz

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Two tracks from the Doromy archives in Nairobi. Gkinumanze delivers a knockout bassriff in an uptempo frenzy of a tune sung by Charles Sonko from Uganda. Instant da...

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  17. Chakacha

    Chakacha

    Loitoktok Eboma

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Chakacha is a furious Afro-Rock funk bomb from this fantastic group, vocals by Kasim Kombo. Flip it and you have another unique track called Mungwana, wait for the ...

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  18. Moshi

    Moshi

    Barney Wilen

    Genres: Afro, Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, WorldFormat: 2 x LP + DVD

    This great French jazz saxophonist had already made monumental records with all-time legends like Monk, Blakey, Bud Powell and Miles — that's Wilen on Lift To...

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  19. Mesquite Beat

    Mesquite Beat

    Lucky Brown

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    The mysterious Cecil Moses & The S.G.'s (Oliver Klomp - drums, Colin Higgins - guitar, Bob Heinemann - bass, and Marc Hager - keys) unite with deep funk pioneer...

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  20. Artifacts

    Artifacts

    Black Flower

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: LP

    Jazzadelic Ethio-Dub grooves currently a hit with Gilles P! You probably wouldn’t have thought the sound of Ethio-jazz would be alive and well in Belgium but ...

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  21. Las Mal Parle

    Las Mal Parle

    Swinging Stars Of Dominica

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Latin, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    The Sofrito label rarely, if ever, get is wrong, doesn't it? Once again, the London label bursts through the dance with two utterly steaming Haitian destroyers from Do...
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  22. Brazzaville Percussions EP

    Brazzaville Percussions EP

    Jean-Marie Bolangassa

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch

    The ever-mutating twists and turns in Bolangassa's musical history continues. From his early '80s involvement in Congolese National Ballet in Paris to the roles (an...

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  23. Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba, Pts 1 & 2

    Tinoge Ya Ta'a Ba, Pts 1 & 2

    Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    2016 was the year for Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids: their album "We Be All Africans" (produced by Philophon and released on Strut Rec.) vaulted them among the ...

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  24. Doing It In Lagos: Boogie Pop & Disco In 1980s Nigeria

    Doing It In Lagos: Boogie Pop & Disco In 1980s Nigeria

    Various Artists

    Genres: 80's Soul, Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Boogie, Disco, Funk, Jazz Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 3 x LP

    Soundway offer us a new compilation featuring 20 rare tracks from the currently much talked about world of Nigerian pop music; a zeitgeist of their early 1980s club...

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  25. Africa Airways Three: The Afro Psych Excursion 1972-1984

    Africa Airways Three: The Afro Psych Excursion 1972-1984

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Funk Rock, Funky Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP


    We are pleased to welcome you once more aboard Africa Airways. For your third flight your pilot has informed us of some particularly adverse turbulence en-rou...

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  26. Sima!

    Sima!

    Tilahun Gessesse

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, WorldFormat: LP



    Beautiful songs from the golden age of Ethiopian soul by one of its most beloved singers, Tlahoun Gèssèssè, including some absolute...

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  27. Sanimenteren

    Sanimenteren

    Matuki

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Soul Funk, TropicalFormat: 7 inch

    12-piece Afro-beat band Matuki are releasing their debut 7" single on December 2nd via Stutter & Twitch; which paints a juxtaposed image of the band's versatile...

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  28. Sir Waziri Oshomah and his Traditional Sound Maker

    Sir Waziri Oshomah and his Traditional Sound Maker

    Sir Waziri Oshomah And His Traditional Sound Makers

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Jaw-dropping African with jazz notes and harmonies all the way, the type of record that will not sleep on your shelf for too long, such a good listen, sounds like n...

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  29. Psychedelic Dance Party

    Psychedelic Dance Party

    Vampires Sound Incorporation

    Genres: Afro, Electronica, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Library, Oddities, Psychedelia, Soundtrack, WeirdFormat: LP

    Early 70s tripadelic spookadelia from the tormented team that brought us Vampiros Lesbos and Sexedelic! Very worthy reissue as the German originals are super rare -...

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  30. Dini Safarrar

    Dini Safarrar

    Mor Thiam

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: CD

    Originally released in small numbers as a custom pressing in 1973, the compelling 'Dini Safarrar' by Senegalese drummer Mor Thiam has gained cult status around the ...

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  31. Mam Yinne Wa

    Mam Yinne Wa

    Alogte Oho Jonas and His Sounds of Joy

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Reggae, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Alogte Oho is the number one Frafra gospel artist from within the explosive music scene of Bolgatanga in Northern Ghana. His international debut was the 2014 single...

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  32. Road To Essaouira

    Road To Essaouira

    Fawda Trio

    Genres: Afro, Funk Rock, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Oddities, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP


    A unique take on Gnawa that spans jazz, hip-hop, electronic music, and modern classical.

    Jazz and Gnawa fusion album recorded in Morocco by Bologna-ba...

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  33. Mavandeza

    Mavandeza

    Vetson Androy

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Deep, storming Salegy sounds from Madagascar.
    Salegy is the electrified updating of the traditional Antsa style from the north-west of the island — 6/8 r...

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  34. Kenya Special Volume 2: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970 & '80s

    Kenya Special Volume 2: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970 & '80s

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 3 x LP

    Kenya Special was one of Soundway Records’ most popular releases and is considered a milestone in East African compilations. Soundway is now proud to present ...

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  35. Debre Damo Dining Orchestra

    Debre Damo Dining Orchestra

    Debre Damo Dining Orchestra

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Hard Ethio jazz - from Denmark! So many tough tracks to enjoy! Visionary outing on the band's own private label. Don't miss!

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  36. Legend Of Funana: The Forbidden Music Of The Cape Verde Islands

    Legend Of Funana: The Forbidden Music Of The Cape Verde Islands

    Bitori

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Gorgeous reissue of a 1997 masterpiece which many Cabo Verdeans consider to be the best Funaná album ever made. It was recorded by a 59-year old accordion pl...

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