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Lo Borges
Dazzlingly eclectic post-bossa from Brazil, 1972.



Lo Ka Ping Lost Sounds Of The Tao: Chinese Masters of the Guqin in Historic Recordings
Confucius' instrument, the guqin was used by scholars and nobles for self-purifiation. Lo was a Taoist priest who lived in the remote lands of the New Territories behind Hong Kong. 1970 recording.




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 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.



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.



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.




London Is The Place For Me 5 And 6: Afro-Cubism, Calypso, Highlife, Mento, Jazz
At last, a fresh delivery of open-hearted, bitter-sweet, mash-up postcards to the here and now, from young black London.
Proper Brit Pop.







Longing For The Past The 78rpm Era In Southeast Asia
A kaleidoscopic 90 selections sprawling over six decades, with a 272-page book of essays and notes richly illustrated with more than 250 vintage photographs, record labels and sleeves. Another ravishing DTD release...



Lord Invader The Master Stick Fighter Of New York!
The great calypsonian Rupert Grant at his peak, in New York, late-40s early-50s.