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02-05-2018 - wednesday


Tony Allen - Asiko (MCDE remix)

Tony Allen

Asiko (MCDE remix)

As part of the ten-year anniversary Dekmantel presents the final record in a ten-part-EP series. Split into two parts due to its immensity, the final... more...

12inch Dekmantel: DKMNTL-10YEARS10.2 remind

Hallex M  - Oggun Ep

Hallex M

Oggun Ep

Kicking off with the title track, Carlos Mena lends his voice to give praise to Oggun, the warrior-protector Orisha, in this low end heavy and celebra... more...

EP Yoruba: YSD089 € 9,99
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23-04-2018 - monday


Tee Mac - Nepa Oh Nepa

Tee Mac

Nepa Oh Nepa

Nigeria's Tee Mac has been a digger's favourite ever since his tunes came out in the 1980s, and alongside the likes of Willian Onyeabor, he has been o... more...

LP Hot Casa records: HC41 € 26,99
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Boncana Maiga - Koyma Hondo

Boncana Maiga

Koyma Hondo

The Afro-Funk side of the Latin Soul maestro! Born in Gao (Mali), Boncana Maïga is one of the most talented and popular producer of West-African music... more...

LP Hot Casa records: HC53 € 21,99
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Deke Tom Dollard - Na You

Deke Tom Dollard

Na You

Mindblowing Afro-Soul music from Ivory Coast served up by Deke Tom Dollard, an obscure artist who only recorded two albums in 1979 and 1981 but who cr... more...

LP Hot Casa records: HC54 € 24,99

13-04-2018 - friday


JM Tim And Foty - African Funk Experimentals (1977-1979)

JM Tim And Foty

African Funk Experimentals (1977-1979)

Tim (aka Jean Marie Tiam)and the sadly departed Maurice Foty who died in 2011. The musical cousins hails from Bafoussam in Cameroon. Their signature v... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN058 € 22,99

05-04-2018 - thursday


Volcano / The Beat Gangsters - Vanonyana Lava / Chappies

Volcano / The Beat Gangsters

Vanonyana Lava / Chappies

Kwaito 12-inch featuring two forgotten bass-heavy cuts from South Africa in the early 90s. Vanonyana Lava by Volcano is a sought after tune right now... more...

12inch Afrosynth: AFS035 € 15,99

22-12-2017 - friday


Arp Frique - Nos Magia

Arp Frique

Nos Magia

Three dance floor hitters by the Dutch Arp Frique. ''Nos Magia'' holds collaborations with Nigerian funkster Orlando Julius and Cape-Verdean legend Am... more...

12inch Rush Hour: RH-STORE JAMS 011 store only
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06-12-2017 - wednesday


Various Artists - Africa Airways Four (Disco Funk Touchdown - 1976 - 1983)

Various Artists

Africa Airways Four (Disco Funk Touchdown - 1976 - 1983)

Being the unimaginative bunch we are, the fourth installment of our African sky filled musical cornucopia is called African Airways Four (Disco Funk T... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN040 remind

23-11-2017 - thursday


Kingsley Bucknor - Just U And Me

Kingsley Bucknor

Just U And Me

Nigeria’s Kingsley Bucknor’s ‘Just U and Me’ LP gets the long-awaited reissue treatment from Melbourne’s Left Ear Records. After cutting his teeth pla... more...

LP Left Ear: LER1011 € 24,99

16-11-2017 - thursday


Burnin Beat - Its Hot

Burnin Beat

Its Hot

In demand massive South African disco banger from 1979. Now reissued for the first time on the Afro Synth imprint.

12inch Afrosynth: AFS034 remind

19-10-2017 - thursday


NST Cophies - Bian Kou

NST Cophies

Bian Kou

the three choice cuts from NST Cophie's 1980 private press Ivory Coast Afro-disco album 'Mon'Da Center'. After moving to Paris in 1976 and having pla... more...

12inch Kalita: Kalita12001 remind

16-10-2017 - monday


Dj Call Me - +27 73 121 5626

Dj Call Me

+27 73 121 5626

Fun release from South African producer DJ CALL ME. Digital, sunlit and soulful house for your heart. Perfect to bang a club with love. All tracks wer... more...

12inch Promesses: PRMSSS002 € 13,99

12-10-2017 - thursday


Jo Tongo - African Funk Experimentals (1968-1982 + 2017)

Jo Tongo

African Funk Experimentals (1968-1982 + 2017)

Our hero, Jo Tongo (born Joseph Ekambi Tongo Mpondo) was born and raised in Douala Cameroon. In 1964 he headed off to Paris to begin Pharmaceutical st... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN048 remind
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04-10-2017 - wednesday


Tafi All stars - Outside Rhythm LP

Tafi All stars

Outside Rhythm LP

Tafi Allstars is a collaborative recording project between Optimo Music artists Thomas Lea Clarke (MR TC) and Conal Blake (Whilst) and members of the... more...

LP Autonomous Africa: AALP002 € 15,99

22-08-2017 - tuesday

03-08-2017 - thursday


Sorry Bamba - Sorry Bamba Du Mali

Sorry Bamba

Sorry Bamba Du Mali

In 1977 Sorry produced his second LP for the Paris based Sonafric group. Long out of print Africa Seven is pleased to be re-issuing the LP. The re-is... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN045 € 20,49

31-07-2017 - monday


Various Artists  - Terra Incognita

Various Artists

Terra Incognita

Emotional Rescue starts its 5th year by shining a light on one of Europe's best underground 80s' label in Spain's Auxilio De Ciento. Their Terra Incog... more...

LP Emotional Rescue: ERC034 € 19,99

17-07-2017 - monday


Mugwisa International Xylophone Group  - Santuris Embaire Umeme EP

Mugwisa International Xylophone Group

Santuris Embaire Umeme EP

Santuri's Embaire Umeme E.P. got a Worldwide Premiere from Gilles Peterson ''On a never-ending quest to support and exposure far off musical cultures... more...

12inch On The Corner Records: OTCR12003 remind
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13-07-2017 - thursday


Senyaka - Bayanyonyoba

Senyaka

Bayanyonyoba

Two South African mastercuts by the legendary Senyaka Kekana. The unexpected deep house jam ''Bayanyonyoba (1993)'' and the illustrious soul song ''Do... more...

12inch Rush Hour: RHRSS23 € 15,99

28-06-2017 - wednesday


Various Artists - Afro Breaks Vol 3

Various Artists

Afro Breaks Vol 3

Somewhat a cross between a Fela edits record, & songs built from Fela breaks. Each track is built from pieces a single Fela track, stripped of all the... more...

7inch Various US Rereleases: afb003 remind

Dur-Dur Band - Volume 5

Dur-Dur Band

Volume 5

A big, versatile group from Mogadishu w/3 horn players, 4 lead singers, 3 backing singers, 2 guitarists, a keyboardist, a drummer, 2 percussionists, &... more...

2LP Awesome Tapes From Africa: ATFA004 remind

26-06-2017 - monday


Majid Bekkas - Soudani Manayou

Majid Bekkas

Soudani Manayou

With both tracks taken from the incredible 2001 album African Gnaoua Blues (Igloo Records), the A-side features 8-minute groove workout 'Soudani Manay... more...

12inch Banana Hill: BHILL001 remind
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29-05-2017 - monday


Pasteur Lappe - Na Man Pass Man

Pasteur Lappe

Na Man Pass Man

Following on from the Pasteur Lappe compilation ''African Funk Experimentals'' LP, we are really pleased to be re-visiting Pasteur with a repress of h... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN015 remind
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24-05-2017 - wednesday


Esa - Aweh EP

Esa

Aweh EP

For South African artist Williams, Aweh, which is Capetonian slang for “awareness”, spreads the message of his continuous musical journey and presents... more...

12inch Dekmantel: DKMNTL047 remind
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03-05-2017 - wednesday


Manu Dibango - Bande Originale Du Film Ceddo

Manu Dibango

Bande Originale Du Film Ceddo

For our second release we brought back to life African movie soundtrack ''Ceddo'' - composed by one of our favourite African artists, Manu Dibango. 6... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN043 remind
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26-04-2017 - wednesday


Various Artists - Ethiopiques Box

Various Artists

Ethiopiques Box

Reissue of 6 Ethiopian 7 inches with original artwork with all the great Ethiopian artists like : Mulatu Astatke?, Girma Be?ye?ne?, Mahmoud Hamed, Get... more...

6x7'' box set Heavenly Sweetness: HS164VL € 45,99

05-04-2017 - wednesday


Denis Mpunga and Paul K - Criola

Denis Mpunga and Paul K

Criola

An mini LP of works by Denis Mpunga and Paul K. Combining elements of traditional African music with experimental electronics, the Belgian/Congolese d... more...

12inch Music From Memory: MFM019 € 18,49
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22-02-2017 - wednesday


Focus - Zulu EP

Focus

Zulu EP

Heavy debut release by Melbourne based music agency/record store Crown Ruler. This is a three track EP by South African studio outfit Focus. BIG tip... more...

12inch Crown Ruler: CR-001 remind

10-02-2017 - friday


Hoodna Orchestra - Yelben / Beza (feat. Tesfaye Negatu)

Hoodna Orchestra

Yelben / Beza (feat. Tesfaye Negatu)

The Hoodna Orchestra is a 12 members orchestra who studies and investigates the African origins of western popular music. The Orchestra formed in 2012... more...

7inch Todres Records: TRS002 € 10,49
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30-01-2017 - monday


Ekambi Brillant - African Funk Experimentals (1975-1982)

Ekambi Brillant

African Funk Experimentals (1975-1982)

This Africa Seven compilation focuses on the funkier end of Ekambi's music drawn mainly from the 1975 to 1978 period. Things open up with our theme tu... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN038 € 22,99
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24-01-2017 - tuesday


Tigris - Gold

Tigris

Gold

Tigris is an Afrodelic Power-Pop band composed of five unrestrained musicians, deeply influenced by Ethiopian, West African and even Caribbean sounds... more...

LP Todres Records: TRS001 € 24,99
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Various Artists - Africa Airways Three (The Afro-Psych Excursion 1972 - 1984)
LP Africa Seven: ASVN 030 remind

19-12-2016 - monday


Various Artists - Black Riot

Various Artists

Black Riot

''Riot In Lagos in its essence is a compilation of modern productions and reworks rich in magic from the motherland. Following on from a recent resurg... more...

12inch Various UK re-releases: RIL001 remind

Giovanni Damico - All Humans After All

Giovanni Damico

All Humans After All

Giovanni Damico pops up on Lumberjacks In Hell. The Italian producer is naturally in fine form here, with A-side ''Tanzania'' - a breezy, house-friend... more...

12inch Lumberjacks In Hell: LIH020 remind
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15-12-2016 - thursday


Various Artists - 03AM

Various Artists

03AM

On this third delivery from AM Records the A-side is reserved for two disco edits by grandmaster Loud-E and new kid on the block Baerlz from Paris. He... more...

12inch AM: 03AM remind

29-11-2016 - tuesday


Tanzania Soundsystem  - Highlife 012
12inch Highlife: HGHLF012 remind

23-11-2016 - wednesday


Jacob Mfuleni & Gary Gritness - Atuka Mhondoro

Jacob Mfuleni & Gary Gritness

Atuka Mhondoro

The new 12’’ release from Nyami Nyami records teams up mbira maestro Jacob Mafuleni from Zimbabwe and electro-funk producer Gary Gritness from France,... more...

12inch Nyami Nyami Records: NNR004 remind

17-11-2016 - thursday


KXNGS - Earth Sign EP

KXNGS

Earth Sign EP

Nascent London label Ex-Local announces its arrival with a new 5-track EP from South London talent Kxngs. With an extensive back catalogue that includ... more...

EP Ex-Local: EXL001 remind

03-11-2016 - thursday

28-10-2016 - friday


Sven Kacirek - The Kenya Encores

Sven Kacirek

The Kenya Encores

Five years ago Sven Kacireks released his legendary album “The Kenya Sessions” on Pingipung. The drummer's collaboration with musicians from Kenya con... more...

7inch pingipung: Pingipung54 remind

26-10-2016 - wednesday


Sory Bamba - Sory Bamba Du Mali

Sory Bamba

Sory Bamba Du Mali

In 1979 Sorry produced his third LP for the Paris based Sonafric group. Long out of print Africa Seven is pleased to be re-issuing the LP with the aut... more...

LP Africa Seven: ASVN035 € 26,99
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EKO - Funky Disco Music

EKO

Funky Disco Music

The latest vinyl slice from FBNM sees us head to the depths of central Africa via Paris to track down a feast of rare seventies afro funky jams from C... more...

12inch Fly by Night Music: FBNM014 remind

05-10-2016 - wednesday


V.O. - Mashisa

V.O.

Mashisa

*** 1 copy per customer *** First time official reissue of this high in demand record. Originally released in 1990, typical South African disco/kwaito... more...

12inch Invisible City Editions: ICE010 remind

29-09-2016 - thursday


Alma Negra - Diggers Workout Part 2

Alma Negra

Diggers Workout Part 2

Digger's Workout Part 2 continues where Part 1 left us, proving once again Alma Negra are on a roll.Included is a killer remix from Osunlade and his Y... more...

12inch Basic Fingers: FINGERSLP002 remind
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20-09-2016 - tuesday


Erick Cosaque - Kaloukera Percussions EP

Erick Cosaque

Kaloukera Percussions EP

ootsy, body-rocking Gwo Ka rhythms with dashes of drum machines and electronics, from 1988-93. During this period, the 808, 909 and co were permeating... more...

12inch Sofrito: SSS017 remind

03-08-2016 - wednesday


Yoruba Singers - Black Pepper

Yoruba Singers

Black Pepper

Black Pepper from Guyanese artists Yoruba Singers. Amazing 1984 version of a track of the same name released in 1975. Super rare original 12'' reissue... more...

12inch Left Ear: LER1006 remind

20-07-2016 - wednesday


Various Artists - Digital Zandoli Vol. 1

Various Artists

Digital Zandoli Vol. 1

After the success of « Kouté Jazz », Heavenly Sweetness comes back with a dancefloor but not jazz compilation, enough to move your feet at through the... more...

2LP Heavenly Sweetness: HS153VL € 23,99

19-07-2016 - tuesday


Mark Ernestus presents Ndagga Rhythm Force - Walo Walo

Mark Ernestus presents Ndagga Rhythm Force

Walo Walo

(Import title) Mbalax derived rhythm textures in visionary, purist version style - killer stuff!

12inch Ndagga: ND23 (23023) remind