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A Bossa Electrica/PRAIA DO FUTURO EP 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: CTVEP36518 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. A BOSSA ELECTRICA, previously on RAW FUSION REC, drop this EP off their next album. 3 tracks inspired by great Brazilian music by GILBERTO GIL, SEU JORGE, & MILTON NASCIMENTO. This vibrant live band really come together on 'NUCLEO URBANO', 'SEM ESCURIDAO', & 'PRAIA DO...
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Adriano Adewale Group/SEMENTES CD    $21.00
Catalog #: SEGCD0801 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Rooted in the musical traditions of Nigeria, Angola, & Brazil, yet infused with contemporary European classical and jazz styles, this is a colorful cocktail of infectously funky rhythms and intimate soulful ballads peppered with free-jazz improvisation. (SEGUE RECORDS)
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African Pearls 70/GUINEE 70 DCD    $27.00
Catalog #: 6140252 2
More supreme sounds from the AFRICAN PEARLS COLLECTION. This double cd focuses on the 70s artists and sound from GUINEE. 25 tracks. A trip through all sorts of trippy experimental music.
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Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble/P.D.P. CD    $15.00
Catalog #: AFB003CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. New York's AKOYA AFROBEAT ENSEMBLE continue to cultivate the spirit of the mighty FELA KUTI in their second full-length of super-group Afrobeat tunes. The roots-y funk and soul of the classic sound is very much intact over 6 smoking originals full of tradition and...
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Alma Negra/DIGGERS WORKOUT PT. 1 12"    $16.50
Catalog #: FINGERSLP001 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. The 1st of 3 EP's from this multicultural Swiss collective that lists DONALD BYRD, FELA KUTI, and THEO PARRISH among their inspirations. Part 1 contains 3 original cuts, plus a remix from ESA & SANTURI. (BASIC FINGERS)
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Alma Negra/DIGGERS WORKOUT PT. 3 12"    $16.50
Catalog #: FINGERSLP003 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. The 3rd of 3 EP's from this multicultural Swiss collective that lists DONALD BYRD, FELA KUTI, and THEO PARRISH among their inspirations. Part 3 includes the original of "BURKINA BERLIN", followed by a remix from TRUCCY (aka RAINER TRUEBY & CORRADO BUCCI), plus "AGADEZ"....
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Amorphous Androgynous/THE CARTEL DLP    $25.50
Catalog #: MBRLP03 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. A special collector's LP edition that features original tracks from "THE CARTEL" VOL 1&2 plus remixes by YOUTH, DJ FOOD, and AMORPHOUS themselves. A la the "MONSTROUS BUBBLE" soundtrack series, we see the FSOL duo explore psych-sploitation to the max with NOEL GALLAGHER....
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Anagram Jam/ANAGRAM JAM CD    $18.00
Catalog #: FCCD029 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Deeply covert album of 15 edits by 2 highly informed, inscrutable music archivists who hail from BMUSIC in Manchester. All tracks are from freak funk psyche songsmiths who de-pipe with minimal path and added juice bits! Maximized, marmalised, & shredded! Back in stock! (FAT...
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Andy Votel/MUSIC MINUS MUSIC (MIXED) CD    $18.00
Catalog #: FC104 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Globe trottin' DJ ANDY VOTEL returns with 16 cuts of rare plugged-in-pop, concrete prog, & global robotic rock. Features unreleased electronic music for Atari video games, low budget eastern films, and undercover synth by members of CAN, HAWKWIND, GONG, SOFT MACHINE, and...
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Ashantis/EVERYBODY MOVE 12"    $12.00
Catalog #: MB07 9
MISCHIEF BREW return with their 7th release, sticking to their tried & true formula of singling out tracks that they can re-arrange for the modern dancefloor whil adding value & recognition to the originals. "EVERYBODY MOVE" is a sunny Afro High Life dancetrack given an extended edit here.
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Azaxx/EXOTIC DELIGHT BAY EP 12"    $10.50
Catalog #: TRUEP184 9
This 4-track EP is a sampler for his forthcoming full-length of the same name. This is the sound of a Frenchman absorbed in the musical influences of his recent travels to Brazil, reinterpreting those tropical vibes back into his first official release for the label TRU THOUGHTS.
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Banda Utopia/THE WAVE REMIXES 12"    $3.00
Catalog #: FARO119 9
BANDA UTOPIA, a super group formed around ALEX MALHEIROS of AZYMUTH & his daughter SABRINA, team with MC JOHN ROBINSON & broken beat don IG CULTURE for some twisted brazilian hip hop bizniss as only IG can do it. 4 mixes total. Getting raves the world around, especially YAM WHO, ZERO DB.(FAROUT)
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Bebel Gilberto/SPIRITUAL SOUTH RMX 12"    $12.00
Catalog #: ATUK004T3 9
SPIRITUAL SOUTH continue their string of hot-as-hell remixes with two mixes here of BEBEL GILBERTO's "AGANJU". The 'BONTEMPI REPERCUSSION MIX' is a bit deeper & smoother (but still lovely) whilst the 'SUB RUB' remix adds in some extremely heavy basslines! (ATLANTIC)
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Bob Marley/SOUL REVOLUTION 2 (GTFD) LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL938HG 1
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Bobbito/EARTHTONES CD    $10.50
Catalog #: R2CD005 2
This CD compiles 13 tracks "from the Lain diasporo" by SENOR COCONUT, TIME MACHINE, BEATFANATIC, ELI GOULART, PATCHWORKS, CHARLES EARLAND, MAYSA LEAK and more. Originally released way back in 2003. VERY limited stock at this cheap price. (R2)
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Bongos Ikwue & Double X/WULU WULU CD    $18.00
Catalog #: BIKCD001 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Nigerian seventies legend BONGOS IKWUE came out of retirement in 2006 to form DOUBLE X, now that band's 14 track album sees light of day on BIK. A diverse album full of highlife, juju, funk, Afrobeat, R&B, country, rock reggae and country - many tracks used in "Nollywood"...
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Broadcite/UNPLUGGED VOL.3 CD    $19.50
Catalog #: BROADCD004 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. BROADCITE label comp feat trx from JAPAN, GERMANY, UK, USA ranging from brokenbeat, nujazz, experimental hip hop and latin sounds. Artists inc T ROY, ALTERED NATIVES, BLACK SCIENCE ORCH, QUENTIN HARRIS, STATELESS and many more. 13 tracks in all, diverse yet seemlessly...
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Broki/BRUKEATON (SIMBAD REMIX) 12"    $12.75
Catalog #: KR005 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. It's been a long while since we've had a tune thats this refreshingly massive!! Puerto Rico's BROKI (LOCAL 12) drops this huge latin brukbeat workout feat. PR Reggaeton star LISA M. that gets a most bottom heavy rework from rising star SIMBAD in both vocal & dub versions. (KEY)
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Candela Allstars/BROBOMBIQUE REMIXES 12"    $10.50
Catalog #: CANDELA02 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. Warehouse find! Last copies of this 12" from 2006. Puerto Rico's CANDELA ALLSTARS (best known for "MI SWING ES TROPICAL" with QUANTIC & NICODEMUS) get remixed by NYC's MATTHIAS HEILBRONN (a deep jazzy salsa houser and a dub mix) along with the authentic original version....
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Candela Allstars/LA CONCHA VOLUME 1 CD    $13.50
Catalog #: CANDELACD02 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Compiled for the LA CONCHA resort in San Juan this features 12 Latin jazz & nujazz cuts featuring: QUANTIC, NICKODEMUS, BRONX RIVER PARKWAY, LOCAL 12, and more.Incls many of the out of print and hard to find CANDELA 12"s (like "MI SWING ES TROPICAL" used by APPLE). Club...
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Charivari/WHEEPAPADOOWE (BUSCEMI RX) 12"    $13.50
Catalog #: DSL031 9
This sunny Brazilian electronic cut has a batcuada break that will work wonders on the dancefloor, while BUSCEMI delivers a smooth and elegant lounge remix. Bonus cut "C'EST TOI L'AMOUR" is an easy lounge ode to 70's soundtracks. (DOWNSALL)
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Chicago Afrobeat Project/MOVE TO.. CD    $9.00
Catalog #: CABP002 2
Well respected Chicago group who blends afrobeat's range of influences: funk, rock, jazz, afro-cuban, high-life, and ju ju music - into a hypnotic dance compelling pulse. 7 tracks, featuring guest musicians JEFF PARKER of TORTOISE, FAREED HAQUE, HOWARD LEVY of BELA FLECK, PAUL WERTICO & more.
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Chris Coco/FREEDOM STREET LP    $18.00
Catalog #: MELOR012LP 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. CHRIS COCO'S debut album on his new label MELODICA RECORDS, following in the footsteps of his previous releases on BIG CHILL. "FREEDOM STREET" is ambient, atmospheric, blissful, and summery, with a wide array of guest folk vocalists like Scots ANDREW DOCHERTY and SAMANTHA...
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Cool Runnngs/COOL RUNNINGS CD    $18.00
Catalog #: ARC248CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. A dozen lost tracks recorded between 1983-85 compiled by BRISTOL ARCHIVES, COOL RUNNINGS were one of the city's longest lasting bands fronted by the sweet soulful voice of WINSTON MINOTT. The band's sound leans more to the lover rock side of reggae, distinctly British yet...
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Count Kutu & The Balmers/TAKE ME 10" LP    $13.50
Catalog #: JUMP107 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. On JUMP UP's "78rpm styled" calypso 10" series, housed in an antique green sleeve like ones by LORD MIKE'S DIRTY CALYPSONAIS and LORD MOUSE & THE KALYPSO KATZ. COUNT KUTU is from the Philippines, 9 tracks of authentic rural style mento/calypso all with acoustic instruments....
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Coup Debam/COUP DEBAM CD    $9.75
Catalog #: CR20372 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Fusing an electronic/world music fusion sound with jazz stylings and the occasional epic, cinematic track, the group is clearly defined by their ties to Turkey and Eastern Europe. The members were previously involved w/ DZIHAN & KAMEN doing both production and vocals. (COUCH)
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Dan Rachet/JAH POOR PEOPLE CD    $18.00
Catalog #: ARC256CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Originally recorded in 1986, this 16 track album finally sees light of day on BRISTOL ARCHIVES. Ranging from the political themes of the title track and "AFRIKANA POLICIES" to joyful expressions of love with "SWEET ROSIE" and "GIRL YOU WANT MY LOVE". For fans of ALTON ELLIS,...
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Daniel Haaksman/WHO'S AFRAID OF RIO 12"    $12.75
Catalog #: MAN031 9
This opens up nasty with baile beatbox sounds & raw synth basslines, feat. baile MC JENNIFER. Dancehall meets ghetto-tech on "PAROLAR DE VESO," and latin house mixes with fidget on "SENTA SENTA." Finishing up is the booty Brazilian meets Euro crunk track "JOGO DO BILHAR." Can you say smokin' hot?
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Daniel Haaksman/WHO'S AFRAID OF..RMX 12"    $12.75
Catalog #: MAN033 9
Remix EP kicks off with STEFAN MORTH's (STEREOTYP) Afro-Brazilian remix of "PAROLAR DE VESO" followed by SCOTTIE B's huge b-more breakbeat version. On the flip is RIVA STARR's funky broken beat rmx of the title cut & DJ BEWARE lets loose with an Afroesque, West London-ish rework. Diverse and dope!
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Dela Dap/DELA PAJI CD + DVD    $9.75
Catalog #: SSD-CCR003 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. New full length album from gypsy rooted producer and band DELA DAP. Many outstanding musicians contributed to this album making it a modern central European world master piece. The name DELA DAP, means "give me the beat" in Romanian, so the sound also has a funky groovy...
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Dela Dap/LAUTLOS (N.O.H.A. RMX) 12"    $3.00
Catalog #: SSD-CCR007 9
Recorded with members of Berlin cult band 17 HIPPIES, DELA DAP bring us an organic house adventure with vocals and plenty of Balkan flavor. Includes three mixes by DELA DAP as well as mixes by JEREMIAH, Balkan beat favorites N.O.H.A., and a dub reggae mix by DUNKELBUNT. Very cool.
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Democustico/GRITO (SEIJI REMIX) 12"    $3.00
Catalog #: FARO114 9
SEIJI of the BUGZ crew steps back into the musical arena with this drum heavy & guitar laden brazilian bruck remix of DEMOCUSTICO's "GRITO". The original(included) has a great Tropicalia feel & SEIJI take full advantage. Has both vocal & inst'l versions as well as album cut "REJOICING".(FAR OUT)
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Dhamaal Soundsystem/SELF-TITLED CD    $13.50
Catalog #: DSS7335 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Debut CD from this West Coast DJ collective that mixes South Asian sounds with d'n'b, breaks and downtempo. Getting played by JOHN PEEL in the UK and the crew have toured with ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION and STATE OF BENGAL. File with TALVIN SINGH, NITIN SAWNEY, etc.
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Dom Thomas/DREAMS OF SAN ANTONIO CD    $18.00
Catalog #: BRUTCD04 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. DOM THOMAS embarks on his 4th BRUTAL MUSIC sonic adventure, celebrating the ambiguity of the Baleric genre to craft a sublime personal journey through his own skewed vision. A fantasy trip through Balerica Beat, Bongo Rock, Acid Disco, and Far Flung Folk - all clocking in...
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Dom Thomas/EXPLODING DISCO INEVITABLE CD    $18.00
Catalog #: BRUTCD02 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. DOM(B-MUSIC/FINDERS KEEPERS) follows up the now out of print "MISCELLANEOUS MUTANT MISHAPS" mix CD with another crazed, inspired, out there mix of East Indian sounds, world music, funk, psyche rock and more. Cool cover art, but no track listing. Obscure tracks (and they want...
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Dom Thomas/SYNTHETIC SOUL CD    $18.00
Catalog #: BRUTCD03 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. FINDERS KEEPERS & BRUTAL MUSIC supremo returns with a new "anti-mix" that seemlessly blends rare third world psyche, Turkish go-go, Indian vocal pop rock, & more. 20 cuts edited/looped with fragments, samples, & electronics on top, blurring the line between mix & original...
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Doreen Shaffer & Bashment/IF WE DIDNT 7"    $7.50
Catalog #: MB2028 7
The legendary sweet female voice of THE SKATALITES cuts a brand new tune with Los Angeles early reggae/ska up and comers THE BASHMENTS. Somewhere between rock steady and lovers rock, this tune is sure to please! Flip is her cut with TEXAS act CPNTRA COUP. MOSSBURG label in plan paper sleeve.
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Doug Shipton/DEDICATED SWALLOWER MIX CD    $18.00
Catalog #: FCCD034 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Renowned record hound, compiler, international DJ and co-founder of FINDERS KEEPERS presents his debut mixtape. Clocking in at 56 minutes, these 45 vintage cuts ooze psychedelic madness, fuzz-ridden break heavy platters from Malaysia, France, India, Columbia, Russia, and...
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Easy Star All-Stars/FIRST LIGHT CD    $15.00
Catalog #: ES1025CD 2
"FIRST LIGHT" is the first full-length album of original songs from the NYC roots reggae collective behind "DUB SIDE OF THE MOON", "RADIODREAD", and "LONELY HEARTS DUB BAND". 14 tracks of amazing roots reggae and rockers tunes that appeals to reggae and jam fans...u know its true! (EASY STAR)
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Eclipse/CORRUPTED SOCIETY CD    $18.00
Catalog #: RARC003CD 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. REGGAE ARCHIVE RECORDS is the sister label of BRISTOL ARCHIVES, focusing on lost reggae from other parts of the British isles. Often compared to fellow Handsworth act STEEL PULSE, they were together from 1975-85 and released one album and three singles - 12 of these tracks...
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Eddie C/SALVE A BAHIA 10"    $15.00
Catalog #: BB4 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. The A-side is a sun-soaked homage to the Canadian producer's time spent in the Brazilian state of Bahia, while B-side "CC AMOR" by RAY MANG is peak time tropical disco funk. (BAREFOOT BEATS)
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Empresarios/SABOR TROPICAL CD    $12.00
Catalog #: FKX034 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. The debut album from this five man collective, based in Washington DC, that blends downtempo, Latin, dub, house, reggaeton and more. 15 "sun drenched vibes" that are both sophisticated and sexy (as is the cover art!). Highly recommended to fans of ESL. A bit hit on KCRW....
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Empresarios/SABOR TROPICAL DLP    $16.50
Catalog #: FKX035 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Vinyl version of the debut album from this five man collective, based in Washington, DC. Blends downtempo, Latin, dub, house, reggaeton and more. Sophisticated and sexy (as is the cover art). Highly recommended to fans of ESL. (FORT KNOX RECORDINGS)
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Fanga/NATURAL JUICE - I DIDNT KNOW 12"    $15.00
Catalog #: GROOVCOSMIQUE6 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. A single from French afrobeat crew FANGA off the 'NATURAL JUICE' album. Included on this 12" is the long version of 'NATURAL JUICE' entitled the 'ASHANTI MIX' along with 2 bonus beats and 'I DIDNT KNOW'. (COSMIC GROOVE)
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Federico Aubele/LA ESQUINA & CORAZON 12"    $9.00
Catalog #: ESL126 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. New 12" from his ERIC (THIEVERY CORP) HILTON produced album.ALL MUSIC GUIDE considers him "The most forward thinking and experimental artist to capture the sound of his homeland's cultural & symbolic geography. NICKODEMUS mixes "LA ESQUINA" and URSULA 1000 mixes "CORAZON"...
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Federico Aubele/NO ONE EP 12"    $9.00
Catalog #: ESL181 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. EP taken from his upcoming album "BERLIN 13" featuring: "NO ONE (ROB GARZA REMIX)","BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY IN BLUE (GUILLOTINE CUTS REMIX)", plus the orig versions of both."NO ONE" is a melancholy song with a great vocal and lush downtempo beats. The other track is more upbeat...
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Frankie Valentine/WORLD OF WHAT CD    $7.50
Catalog #: SSD-SR065 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Anyone expecting a straight ahead house record will be shocked when they put this on. It's an eclectic mix of world music, Latin/Brazilian jazz, and yes, dubby instrumental house. Some of the house tracks are more electronic while others are more live and organic. (SUNSHINE)
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Fred Locks/BLACK STAR LINER DUB LP    $13.50
Catalog #: VP5009 1
One of the all time classic heavy roots reggae albums of the 70s, recorded at CHANNEL ONE , HARRY J, and RANDY'S and mixed at TRESURE ISLE. These dubs are finally back out on vinyl from VP RECORDS, 10 crucial tracks in a full picture sleeve.
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Fulgeance & Scientist/SOVIET TAPE V1 LP    $24.00
Catalog #: FW129 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. "THE SOVIET TAPE" project takes DJ SCIENTIST's collection of vintage Soviet era records (Russia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine) and blends them into a perfect instrumental hip hop album. the 21 tracks are psychedelic and soulful, with a jazz lean. Think DJ SHADOW,...
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Funkanala/BE THERE TOMORROW CD    $16.50
Catalog #: HANCD001 2
Groove Dis Exclusive. Already a rage w/ MR SCRUFF, STRAIGHT NO CHASER, and STACEY PULLEN - this debut album of afrobeat, afrofunk, afrojazz and afrohouse is authentic to the note, with vocals in SENGALESE over wicked percussion breakdowns and horns, in call and response style. 9 tracks. (HERE AND...
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