“Time has officially ended.” – Sun Ra. So Jesús Ibáñez showed up on my beach on Tuesday evening and he appeared a little out of his mind, with wild, sleepless eyes, ruminating on death, existence and the end of time, a new tattoo on his arm of a strange, cyclopic skull with a halo hovering […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 20 (Side A) – The Black Helicopters Mixtape.
“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 […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 714 – The New Track Mixtape.
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 – […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 22.5 – The Ataraxia Mixtape
Let’s go to church ya’ll… Or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 108 (mp3) here. Village blues – Coltrane Jazz, 1961. Harmonique – Coltrane Jazz, 1961. Dahomey Dance – Olé Coltrane, 1962. Impressions – Impressions, 1963. Crescent – Crescent, 1964. Afro-Blue – Live at Birdland, 1964. A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgement – A Love Supreme, 1965. […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 108 – John Coltrane.
Just arrived back in Recife after journeying to the mythical left coast land of OB, where somehow between early morning surfs, late-night noodle-slinging and copious taco shop runs the legendary Santo of Asian Noodles Sound System fame took time out to engineer this absolutely massive riddim mix loaded with tunes as heavy as the marine […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 16 – Ali Baba in O.B.! Reggae Vol. 2
Just in time for the weekend, people – Saudade Brothers Sound System bringing more fine beats and spirits for the occasion. Press play to enjoy or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 15 (mp3) here to bring the ruckus with you! Quantic – Tell It Like You Mean It – An Announcement to Answer, 2006. Chico Science […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 15 – The Graduation in Zion Mixtape
“…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 […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 14
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!Read More BURAKA SOM SISTEMA
Back from the lab with more purely epicurean head-nodding selections for your sybaritic pleasure. or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade: Episode 13 – the HIP HOP Mixtape (mp3) here. Sir Menelik, Grand Puba & Sadat X – 7XL – Soundbombing 2, 1999. Reflection Eternal featuring Jay Electronica, J. Cole & Mos Def – Just Begun – Revolutions […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 13 – the HIP HOP Mixtape.
“Several hundred thousand” fans recently voted on the greatest goals in the English Premier League’s 20-year history. Here are the top 3. Enjoy! 1. (26% of the votes) Wayne Rooney‘s unforgettable bicycle kick-winner vs. Man City in February of 2011. My gut tells me the multiple Shakespearean telenovela-esque dramas at play in this derby led to the […]Read More Genius at Work: the “Top 3” Goals in Premier League History