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Boogaloo Pow Wow Dancefloor Rendez-Vous In Young Nuyorica
This scorching compilation brings to the table the brilliant, explosive array of styles (at the time, warring) which burned up Latino dancefloors in the political and cultural ferment of Sixties New York.


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Gwigwi Mrwebi Mbaqanga Songs
'The South African folk music that makes people glad to be alive!'
With Dudu Pukwana and Chris McGregor.





London Is The Place For Me 4: African Dreams And The Piccadilly High Life
'*****', The Times, Independent On Sunday, Daily Telegraph, What's On, Evening Standard, The Independent. 'Marvellous pop — catchy, fun, young, effortless', The Times; 'one of the delights of the age', Songlines.



London Is The Place For Me 3: Ambrose Adekoya Campbell
Modern Nigerian music starts here.
'*****', Mojo; 'these songs leap out of the past like madeleines soaked in palm wine', The Observer; 'impeccably curated and packaged', The Wire.



Tony Allen Lagos No Shaking
'CD Of The Week... the best soul album — in the real sense of the word — you'll hear this year... classic, blistering afro-beat', Daily Telegraph; 'as tight as a pressure cooker... fierce and fun', The Wire.



Lagos Chop Up Fuji And Afrobeat, Highlife And Juju
‘*****’, The Independent; 'a vibrancy and energy that make it impossible to sit still’, Metro; 'shines from Shina to Shina', The Beat; 'CD Of The Week... astonishing', Daily Telegraph; 'incendiary', The Observer.



Lagos All Routes Juju And Highlife, Apala And Fuji
'*****', The Independent; 'captivating... Q Recommends'; 'there is no end of exhilarating music on this beguiling album', The Sunday Times; 'full of heartstopping musical twists and turns', The Beat.



London Is The Place For Me 2: Calypso And Kwela, Highlife And Jazz From Young Black London
'superlative', Mojo; 'sensational', The Observer; 'hugely evocative and poignant', Daily Telegraph; '*****' The Times, Metro; 'sheer joy from start to finish', Sunday Telegraph.



Tunde Williams Mr. Big Mouth
'Tunde Williams blows from menthol-cool to incinerating on these wonderful vintage tracks' (Daily Telegraph).
Afrika 70, recorded in 1975, produced by Fela Kuti.



Massive Gosine / Maximus Dan / Third Base Dougla
Tearaway soca from the studio of Darryl Braxton, mixing it up with ragga and rave vibes.



Laventille Rhythm Section Two Rhythms
Thirteen and twenty-two minute slices of carnival thunder and lightning from the hill above Port Of Spain in Trinidad. Lengths of steel, assorted bits of metal, African drums. An Honest Jon's recording.



Lif Up Yuh Leg An Trample The Soca Train From Port Of Spain
'a terrific soca compilation... a vital contemporary follow-up to London Is the Place for Me', Village Voice; '*****, Compilation Of The Month', Touch; 'chaotic and compelling... an ace selection', Time Out.



London Is The Place For Me 1: Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950-56
'an exquisitely poignant, evocative record', Daily Telegraph; 'wonderful... album of the year', Sunday Times; 'simply a classic album. Music by the people, for the people,' The Voice.