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Radio Saudade: Side B – a.k.a. The High Steppin’ Mixtape!

December 28, 2015

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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 […]

Radio Saudade: Episode 0 – The “Don’t Judge the Sounds” Mixtape

October 25, 2014

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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 […]

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 […]

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 6

January 14, 2012

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“Musician, wey carry him band? He play for Union of Deaf-and-Dumb. He miss road. Oh yes, he miss road. He go play for nothing. I say he miss road.” Fela Anikulapo Kuti, He Miss Road. or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 6 (mp3) here. (Intro) – Whale Songs (Excerpt) – Mystical Whale Songs, 2009. Herbie Hancock – Watermelon Man […]

FELA KUTI IS MY PRESIDENT

April 9, 2011

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If you are unfamiliar with Fela Anikulapo Kuti, suffice to say that he was one of the funkiest and grooviest musicians the world has ever seen who tended to perform live concerts wearing only a speedo and a fur coat surrounded by his 29 wives (who were also his backup singers).  A gifted multi-instrumentalist and […]