To the south of me they’re feeling the first breezes of winter and to the north of me they’re peeling off the layers for summer, but here in Recife and throughout Brasil we’re gearing up for the Copa do Mundo and watching the rain fall on the beach. Me, I ghosted the lame DJ at the party […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 66 – The Mezcalarita Mixtape!
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 […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 26 – The Feijoada Mixtape!
Cool out, son – it’s the Super Power anti-illification sound prescription for any and all vampirical contagions. RIDDIM! Download the free mp3 of Episode 154 here. Wicked. Junior Murvin & Welton Irie – Cool Out Son Prince Weedy – Nice Up the Dance Junior Soul – The Hustler The Maytones – Money Worries Culture – Iron Sharp […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 154 – I Heart is Clean (To Ward Off the Vampires) Mixtape
I’ve been spending a lot of time riding the ferry back and forth between the city and Cangas lately, staring out at the Ria de Vigo, watching the two coastlines symbiotically approach and recede, and wrestling with Diego‘s YUGEN post from several months back. Maybe El Moro‘s just on a higher plane – drifting in […]
Read More The Jesús Manifesto.
Saudade Sounds retiring from hiatus, bringing you the the Blood and Fire Mixtape, Episode 92713, created on Saudade Day and dedicated to Isla Mujeres past and future. It’s like Santo says: “Rasta don’t quit!” Download the free mp3 here. Enjoy! Augustus Pablo: Rockers Meets King Tubby in a Fire House Niney the Observer: Blood and […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 92713 – Saudades for Isla Mujeres (a.k.a. The Blood and Fire Mixtape!)
“The true Way is as vast and boundless as outer space. How can you talk about it in terms of right and wrong?” – Nansen “Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting my […]
Read More YUGEN.
Well, Saturday the season came down to a brutal, gut-wrenching finish with every Celtista wondering if the end would be one of tragedy or schadenfreude, as Celta’s hopes of remaining in the first division were pinned to two separate events conspiring for our glory: Celta de Vigo had to defeat Espanyol, and Gallego arch-rivals Deportivo […]
Read More El Celta Permanece de Primera.
Strictly wicked Latin jams this time! Salsa, Mambo, Afro-Cuban, new school and old school – From NYC to Puerto Rico to Miami to Cuba to your eardrums, this is strictly smoking hot jams and rhythms and it goes out to mi hermano TheHealer31. ¡Gózalo! Download free mp3 of this mixtape here. […]
Read More Radio Saudade: ¡Episodio Veintitrés! The Latin Jams Mixtape.
Ask for Janice. Download free mp3 here. Beastie Boys Interview (excerpt), ABC News Radio, 1985. Beastie Boys – Stop That Train – Paul’s Boutique, 1989. A Tribe Called Quest – Vibes and Stuff – The Low End Theory, 1991. Eddie Palmieri – Caminando – Vámonos Pa’l Monte, 1971. Beastie Boys – Groove Holmes – Check […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode (718) 498-1043 – The Cachaçeiro Mixtape
Recently the Collective has been abuzz about the art of LA-based painter Jeff McMillan, the Sriracha-loving arachnophobe who is, according to our sources, “probably in the top 10 of home pizza makers in all the world.” Capable of not running for months and then busting out 8 miles no problem, Jeff also uses a minimum […]
Read More Ambiguous Altars: The Art of Jeff McMillan