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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 Acid Is The F./AMBIANCE 2 D12"    $45.00
Catalog #: VF355D 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Berlin-based collective AFRICAN ACID IS THE FUTURE releases the 2nd of 3 in a 2x12" series. Features 2 original cuts each from Niger act LES FILLES DE ILLIGHADAD & Guadalupe artist EDMONY KRATER, plus remixes by DAUWD, AAITF, & DJ OIL. Includes booklet! (THE VINYL FACTORY)
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Afro National/AFRICAN EXPERIMENTALS LP    $25.50
Catalog #: ASVN068 1
Formed in the West African nation of Sierra Leone in 1972, the band merged highlife and jazz sounds with traditional African music. They went on to help define the sound of their nation for a generation. These 9 cuts from 1972 to 1979 focus on their more dancefloor oriented songs. (AFRICA SEVEN)
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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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Amalia Rodrigues/AMALIA A L'OLYMPIA LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL1030HG 1
DOL gatefold edition of legendary singer's 1956 performance at the OLYMPIA THEATRE in Paris. AMALIA RODEIGUES' sung in Portuguese fado, a genre of music characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics.
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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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Astrud Gilberto/ASTRUD GILBERTO ALBUM LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0006 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissue of GILBERTO's debut VERVE studio album from 1965, it peaked at #41 on BILLBOARD. In 2017 NPR placed it #73 on the "150 Greatest Albums Made by Women" list.
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Astrud Gilberto/LOOK TO THE RAINBOW LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0007 7
AUDIO CLARITY reissue of this beautiful 1966 bossa nova classic, 11 tracks arranged by AL COHN and GIL EVANS. It was GILBERTO's third album, she sings in both English & Portuguese, delivering a sound of yearning innocence and hushed intimacy. 180g heavyweight vinyl, original repro sleeve. Essential.
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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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Berbiseyans, The/SECRET AVENGER LP    $18.00
Catalog #: CR42 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. CASUAL RECORDS France releases the debut album from streetpunk/Oi! ska act BERBISEYANS, eleven tracks of aggro skinhead reggae and 2-TONE with an edge that's like a cross between THE OPPRESSED, THE SPECIALS and AGGROLITES.
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Bob Marley/LEE SCRATCH PERRY MASTERS LP    $21.00
Catalog #: DOL2001HLMT 1
DOL issues this classic MARLEY collection recorded at RANDY'S w/ LEE PERRY at the controls. Sixteen tracks including "SUN IS SHINING", "DON'T ROCK MY BOAT", "DUPPY CONQUEROR", "KAYA", "FUSSING AND FIGHTING", "MR. BROWN", and more. Includes bonus DUBS of "REDDER THAN DEAD" and "THANK YOU LORD". 180g.
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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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Bola Sete/BOSS NOVA GTFD LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL1042HG 1
DOL gatefold reissue of the 1962 FANTASY album from Brazilian guitarist BOLA SETE. A dozen jazz bossa nova gems backed by trio, shy but endearing vocals grace a couple of the cuts but the overall tone is nicely varied.
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Bola Sete/O EXTRAORDINARIO BOLA GTFD LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL1043HG 1
DOL gatefold reissue of the 1961 album from Brazilian guitarist BOLA SETE. A dozen jazz bossa nova samba gems that caught the ear of both DIZZY GILLESPIE and LALO SCHIFRIN, leading tohis legendary performance at the MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL.
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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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Bossa Tres/THE BOSSA TRES (GATEFOLD) LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL1067HG 1
DOL gatefold edition of 1963 album from the first bossa nova group, formed in Sao Paolo in 1961. The trio's big break was at the hands of ED SULLIVAN who invited them to accompany ballet dancer LENNIE DALE and MARTHA BOTELHO live on the show. Twelve tracks of swinging bossa and American jazz!
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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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Bud Shank & C. Fischer/BRASAMBA(GTFD) LP    $19.50
Catalog #: DOL1064HG 1
DOL gatefold edition reissue of 1963 PACIFIC JAZZ album of Latin Exotica, played by the septet lead by tenor saxophonist BUD SHANK, pianist CLARE FISCHER, and guitarist JOE PASS. Ten tracks that's a mixture of mid-tempo and bustling speeds, featuring piano vibes and cavalcades of drums.
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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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Charly Kingson/BORN IN AFRICA LP    $27.00
Catalog #: ASVN062 1
Originally released in 1978, this was a big and funky African album from Cameroon native CHARLIE KINGUE SOPPO (aka CHARLY KINGSON, cousin of MANU DIBANGO), with 6 cuts. (AFRICA SEVEN)
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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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Chicago Afrobeat/WHAT GOES UP REMIXED LP    $16.50
Catalog #: FRZ001 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Debut release on FUTURE ROOTZ features the CHICAGO AFROBEAT PROJECT with TONY ALLEN, seven different songs remixed by a diverse cast of producers including RON TRENT, DJ AFROQBANO, MAGA BO, SOL POWER ALL STARS, KEVIN FORD, JOSE MARQUEZ, and SOUND CULTURE. Full color sleeve...
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Chico Buarque/DE HOLLANDA (1966) LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0018 1
AUDIO CLARITY continues golden era Brazilian bossa/jazz releases with the 1966 debut from vocalist CHICO BUARQUE. Possessing a captivating and unique samba style with original lyrics and a personal flair for nostalgia, inc "A BANDA" which was awarded the MPB festival price for best composition.
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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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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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Dele Sosimi/TOO MUCH INFORMATION RMX 12"    $16.50
Catalog #: RCM023 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. DELE SOSIMI (ex-keyboard player for FELA KUTI's EGYPT 80 band) formed the DELE SOSIMI AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA and their track "TOO MUCH INFORMATION" gets the remix treatment. RAOUL K transforms it into a stunning afro-electronic groove, while JEPHTE GUILLAUME gives a warm disco...
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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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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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Edu Lobo & Maria Bethania/EDU & MARIA LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0003 1
AUDIO CLARITY reissue of this gorgeous Brazilian pop record from 1966, one that pairs composer EDU LOBO with future diva MARIA BETHANIA. EDU provides the arrangements and backing band, and they each take turns on lead vocals and duet on several songs. Exact repro of ELENCO original on 180g vinyl.
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Edu Lobo & Tamba Trio/A MUSICA DE EDU LP    $19.50
Catalog #: ACL0010 1
One of the towering giants of Brazilian music to emerge out of the BOSSA NOVA scene in the 1960s. This stunning debut album was release in 1965 on the ELENCO label, including contributions from THE TAMBA TRIO. High quality vinyl with exact reproduction of the original sleeve. (AUDIO CLARITY)
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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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