Combo Los Yogas: "Canabrava" LP
Label: Vampi Soul Genre: World Release Date: 5/12/2017 Article: F_0926 Combo Los Yogas was a short-lived early Colombian salsa band from Medellín directed and arranged by Aníbal José Ángel Echeverri, the famous antioqueño keyboardist known as Aníbal Ángel or simply Anán. Anán studied arranging and composition at...
VA: "Jukebox Jam!: Blues And Rhythm Revue" LP
Jazzman presents a whole load of raucous, rollicking and rambunctious '50s/'60s RnB bangers, blues boppers, jukebox faves and rompin', stompin' RnB dancers. The Jukebox Jam club night began in Summer 2007 as a monthly celebration of the authentic U.S. rhythm...
Black Artists Group: "In Paris, Aries 1973" LP
Label: Aguirre Records Genre: Jazz Release Date: 11/2/2018 Article: F_1003 This outstanding free jazz session was recorded in 1973 in Paris by Chicago outfit. It was Lester Bowie, trumpeter with the Art Ensemble of Chicago, who suggested that the Black Artists Group should...
Creation Rebel: "Dub From Creation" LP
The debut Creation Rebel album, released in 1978. The original band, featuring the drummer Eric "Fish" Clarke, had been a studio outfit known as the Arabs, now primarily remembered for their work with Prince Far I, including the classic dub...
Robbie Basho: "Live in Forli, Italy 1982" LP
Robbie Basho (1940-86), who died young after a stroke, never got his due in the culture at large, but steel-string guitar enthusiasts have known for decades that he was one of the greats of "American Primitivism". Technically adept and compositionally imaginative,...
Forest: "The Full Circle" LP
Forest were an English psychedelic-folk trio who formed in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, in 1966. They started out performing unaccompanied traditional folk music in a similar vein to contemporaries The Watersons and The Young Tradition. The band were pioneers of the nascent...
Orchestre Super Borgou de Parakou: "The Bariba Sound 1970-1976" LP
Lost sounds are the archives of a forgotten history. The raucously raw, Vodoun-inspired rhythms of Cotonou have confirmed Benin as a mecca of '70s Afro sounds and revived the story of its people, but the unopened vaults housing the country's...
Ragnar Johnson: "Crying Bamboos: Ceremonial Flute Music from New Guinea Madang" LP
Crying Bamboos is a translation of the pidgin description of the sound of sacred flutes: "Mambu I cry, I cry, I cry". Sacred flutes are blown to make the cries of spirits by adult men in the Madang region of Papua...
Kiki Gyan: "Feeling So Good" LP
Label: Oom Dooby Dochas Genre: World Release Date: 8/10/2018 Article: F_0886 Ooom Dooby Dochas present a first-time reissue of Kiki Gyan's Feeling So Good, originally released in 1979. This is in fact more than just a rare record and definitely more than just a...
Akwassa: "In The Groove" LP
Label: Oom Dooby Dochas Genre: World Release Date: 8/10/2018 Article: F_0887 Oom Dooby Dochas present a first-time reissue of Akwassa's In The Groove, originally released in 1977. Nigeria had an utterly strong popular music scene in the 1970s, Afro beat and Afro funk were...
Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats: "Afro Soco Soul Live" LP
Label: Oom Dooby Dochas Genre: World Release Date: 8/10/2018 Article: F_0888 Oom Dooby Dochas present a reissue of Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats' Afro Soco Soul Live, originally released in 1972. Pino was born in Sierra Leone in the 1930s. He was the son...
VA: "Bunny Lee's Kingston Flying Cymbals: Dubbing With the Flying Cymbals Sound 1974-1979" LP
Label: Jamaican Recordings Genre: World Release Date: 6/16/2015 Article: F_0907 LP version.
VA: "Midnight To Six... First Time From Jamaica" LP
Label: Kingston Sounds Genre: World Release Date: 7/13/2018 Article: F_0912 The legendary gig that Joe Strummer, singer from the punk rock band The Clash, attended and inspired his writing their classic "White Man In Hammersmith Palais" took place on the June 5th,1977. At the...
Litto Nebbia: "Muerte En La Catedral" LP
Label: Melopea Discos Genre: World Release Date: 7/27/2018 Article: F_0913 Melopea Discos present a reissue of Litto Nebbia's Muerte En La Catedral, originally released in 1973. Muerte En La Catedral, following other four solo Litto Nebbia's albums, and his then, fifth work under the Huinca alias (LPM...
Ekuka Morris Sirikiti: "Ekuka" LP
Label: Nyege Nyege Tapes Genre: World Release Date: 9/7/2018 Article: F_0915 Ekuka is a mesmerizing survey of Ekuka Morris Sirikiti's thumb piano performances broadcast on radio stations in North Uganda between 1978-2003. All previously unheard beyond the stations' range of transmission, Hailing from the...
Barry Brown: "Vibes Of Barry Brown" LP
Label: Radiation Roots Genre: World Release Date: 8/24/2014 Article: F_0922 Radiation Roots present a reissue of Vibes Of Barry Brown, originally released in 1981. Barry Brown is one of the enigmatic roots reggae vocalists that rose up from the sound system circuit and talent shows...
Elia Y Elizabeth: "La Onda de Elia y Elizabeth" LP
Label: Vampi Soul Genre: World Release Date: 10/28/2014 Article: F_0923 The recordings that the sisters Elia and Elizabeth Fleta made, hand-in-hand with music arranger Jimmy Salcedo in the early '70s in their native Colombia, remained hidden like lost pearls in the undervalued musical pop history of Latin America...
VA: "Macondo Revisitado: The Roots Of Subtropical Music Uruguay 1975-1979" LP
Label: Vampi Soul Genre: World Release Date: 1/27/2017 Article: F_0924 Macondo Revisitado features a selection of some of the best recordings from Uruguayan independent label Macondo between 1975 and 1979. Artists emulated tropical music styles popular in Caribbean and Central American countries like...