STILL LOVING GOOD RECORDS


Betty Wright : Where Is The Love
from “Danger High Voltage” on Alston (1974)

McDonald & Gilles : Tomorrow’s People – The Children of Today
from their self-titled album on Cotillion (1971)

Letta Mbulu : Mahlalela (Lazy Bones)
from “Letta” on Chisa (1970)

Milton Nascimento : Para Lennon e McCartney
from “Milton” on Odeon (1970)

The TNT Band : Cool Clave
from “The Meditation” on Cotique (1968)

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MAKONDE’S SWAHILI DISCO FUNK

Makonde : Soseme Makonde & Manzara
taken from the 12″ single on EMI (1977)

*inspired by FACEMELTERS*
Haven’t been bringing out too many rares lately, but not because I’ve had any real trouble stumbling upon them. Even with my wallet as empty as it has been these past couple months, I’ve still managed to pull some pretty crazy finds. I’ve been pushing myself to stay out of record stores as much as possible, but when I pass someone standing on the sidewalk in the cold […]

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NEVER TOO MUCH

Lancelot Layne  Yo Tink It Sorf? 
Biosis Now : Independent Bahamas
both taken from the compilation Calypsoul 70 on Strut (2008)

Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo de Cotonou : Iya Me Dji Ki Bi Ni
& Mi Homlan Dadale
taken from the compilation The Vodoun Effect on Analog Africa (2008)

Here’s a few picks from recent compilations that I’ve had in heavy rotation. I figure we must be approaching the tipping point where nearly all the good forgotten 70’s funky stuff from around the world has been […]

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WEST AFRICA OVERLOAD

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Gabo Brown & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo : It’s a Vanity
taken from the compilation African Scream Contest on Analog Africa (2008)

Action 13 : More Bread to the People
taken from the compilation Nigeria Rock Special on Soundway (2008)

Asiko Rock Group : Lagos City
taken from the compilation Nigeria Disco Funk Special on Soundway (2008)

Sir Shina Peters and His International Stars : Yabis
taken from the […]

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