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Fela + De La = FELA SOUL

October 15, 2014

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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 […]

São Luís, Maranhão, Brasil.

October 12, 2014

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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 […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 26 – The Feijoada Mixtape!

March 14, 2014

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Namasté, people! End of the work week and here just in time for Saturday – Feijoada Day here in Brazil – is a succulent gallimaufry of sounds mixed into a funky stew, perfect to wash down that Caipirinha you’ve got in your hand. Turn it up – because everybody likes something good! Download the free mp3 of Episode […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 714 – The New Track Mixtape.

November 8, 2012

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“Don’t give me banana, potato and yam at the same time.” Francis Bebey, New Track. Download free mp3 here. Quantic and his Combo Bárbaro – The Dreaming Mind (Part 1) – Tradition in Transition, 2009. Oralndivo – Onde Anda O Meu Amor – Black Rio: Brazil Soul Power 1971-1980, 2002. Karl Hector – Wajeer Ta […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 22.5 – The Ataraxia Mixtape

October 6, 2012

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Ataraxia: a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquility. “Mi melodía es para ti.” Click to enjoy. Download free mp3 here. Israel “Cachao” López  – Descarga cubana – The Havana Sessions (1957-61), 2007. Israel “Cachao” López  – Goza mi trompeta – The Havana Sessions (1957-61), 2007. Quantic Presenta Flowering Inferno – Échate pa’lla – […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 14

May 18, 2012

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“…At first there was nothing…then nothing turned itself inside-out and became something.” – Sun Ra. Komuso Crew digging crates for this global sonic gallimaufry. Press play to enjoy… or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade: Episode 14 (mp3) here. Burning Spear – Travelling – Spear Burning, 2001. Prince Alla – Bosrah (Extended) – I Can Hear the Children […]

BURAKA SOM SISTEMA

May 12, 2012

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Buraka Som Sistema dominating the turntables this weekend. Portuguese crew João Barbosa (Li’l John), Rui Pité (DJ Riot), Andro Carvalho (Conductor) and Kalaf Ângelo in a Portuguese-Angolan new school Kuduru techno break beat mash-up. Check it out!

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