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!)
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.
This weekend marks 7 years since the passing of legendary and inspirational hip hop Bodhisattva, J Dilla (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006). Here is Questlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix that he produced live for Hot 97’s Throwback at Noon show this time last year to honor the man. It’s over an hour of head-bobbing […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode DILLA. Questlove’s J Dilla Tribute Mix
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
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.
Strictly the most improbably headbobbable beats to kick back and relax to this rainy evening, 100% courtesy of the late, great Tokyo DJ Seba Jun a.k.a. Nujabes (read more about him here). This mixtape was originally made rough-cut style for personal consumption only, and was only recently unearthed and dusted off from deep within the […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 12 – The Nujabes Mixtape.