As promised, Side B to last episode’s Side A – from The Congo to the Caribbean, it’s a global galimmaufry for your listening pleasure. Strictly for the high-steppers! Making the world a better place one mixtape at a time, and sending you abraços from Praia da Tartaruga, Armação dos Búzios, Brasil! ¡Güero: look alive! Or click […]Read More Radio Saudade: Side B – a.k.a. The High Steppin’ Mixtape!
Greetings and love my Fearless Vampire Killers – and welcome to the Motorbike Mixtape aka “What’s in the Captain’s Keg?” A little bit of everything is the answer: some past, present and future with true roots and soul being the common denominator. Dedicated to the OGs at the spot in Hanoi, I have too many ideas so let’s call […]Read More Episode MCCXVII: The Motorbike Mixtape!
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 […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 99 – OVERPROOF Mixtape
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 […]Read More Radio Björk: Her Surprise Tri Angle Records Birthday Party DJ Set
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; […]Read More Radio Saudade: The Beats from Búzios
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 […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 0 – The “Don’t Judge the Sounds” Mixtape
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 […]Read More Fela + De La = FELA SOUL
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 […]Read More São Luís, Maranhão, Brasil.
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 […]Read More Radio Saudade: THE MADLIB MIXTAPE!
Greetings! Back in the day I spent time in the west coast land of San Diego as a roustabout record slinger at the now defunct Tower Records, eating mad Nico’s burritos and Tijuana bacon-weenies after Bad Brains shows across the border. At the time I worked with a young and aspiring MC now named Unite, […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode (619) – THE DJ UNITE SHOW