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!
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.
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!
“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
“…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
“So much on my mind I just can’t recline, blasted holes in the night ’til she bled sunshine…” MOS DEF, Respiration. or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 7 (mp3) here. MC Winston “The Whip” Williams – Intro: The Sound of Young Jamaica Radio Show – Respect to Studio One, 1994. Quantic Soul Orchestra – Babarabatiri – Stampede, […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 7