Radio Saudade: Episode 99 – OVERPROOF Mixtape

July 10, 2015



Aloha, ohana! More pure pono vibes coming your way: OVERPROOF is the episode – big reggae, hip hop and Brazilian sounds in strong mix style to go straight to the head. As always press play to enjoy right now or click here to DOWNLOAD THE FREE MP3!   Big Youth – Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (Version) Osmani García […]

Radio Björk: Her Surprise Tri Angle Records Birthday Party DJ Set

May 22, 2015



Last Friday Björk turned up at Tri Angle Records’ 5-year anniversary party and, unannounced, lovingly dropped this hour-long existential DJ set. Enjoy! Björk’s message and tracklist: i would like to wish tri angle label an incredibly sublime birthday and thank for having been invited to dj at their party . couldnt possibly been more honoured […]

Radio Saudade: The Beats from Búzios

March 15, 2015



Coming with the BOOM straight outta my new set-up in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro state, Brasil, still trading fresh beats for fresh fish, limes and wi-fi but relocated from Recife to Praia da Tartaruga – come see me and have a drink: just a R$10 water taxi from Centro. I’m right next to Bar do Peixe; […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 0 – The “Don’t Judge the Sounds” Mixtape

October 25, 2014


Saudade Brothers, Morrocco 2014.
L-R: Jesús Ibáñez, Disko Baloba, Diego El Moro.

Now the easiest way to get into the meditative state is to begin by listening… – Alan Watts Click here to download the free mp3! Pete Rock – Get Involved (with Alan Watts) Mr. Vegas – Protector   Terri – Reggae Royals Mr. Vegas – Cell Phone Amerigo Gazaway – (FELA Soul) – Itsoweezee Lee […]

Fela + De La = FELA SOUL

October 15, 2014



Happy 76th Birthday to Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, aka FELA! What better way to celebrate than by hyping Amerigo Gazaway’s killer mash-up of Fela and De La Soul, FELA SOUL. Seriously – what’s not to love?! Listen to selected tracks and check out the teaser video below,  and link to the Amerigo Gazaway’s page HERE to download the […]

Posted in: Disko Baloba

São Luís, Maranhão, Brasil.

October 12, 2014



Last week while combing Brazil for new beats I finally had a chance to visit São Luís, capital of the state of Maranhão in the hot and sparsely populated Northeast. Here is a quick video from that journey (music by Zomes: Cosmovital Force): Situated on a large island on the edge of the Amazon Basin and […]

Posted in: Disko Baloba


July 7, 2014


Lord Quas and Madlib

Grab  your headphones because Saudade Brothers is back with another highly anticipated soulful sonic gallimaufry, this time featuring the genius of Otis Jackson, Jr., Mr. Herb, Quasimoto, Beat Konducta, Madvillain, Jaylib and collaborations with MF DOOM, Ivan Conti, Jay Dilla, Guilty Simpson, Talib Kweli and Freddie Gibbs – yes people it’s all Madlib all the […]


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