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!
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 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
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 This mixtape was originally made rough-cut style for personal consumption only, and was only recently unearthed and dusted off from deep within the […]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.
The Universe is a mirror. – Diego El Moro El Moro is in the house tonight to mastermind the mix with a bag full of soulful and meditative records obtained fresh from a journey wandering the East. Nuff respect! or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 9 (mp3) here. Shiv Kumar Sharma, Hariprasad Chaurasia and Brijbhushan Kasra – […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 9 – El Moro at the Controls!
Tired of listening to those ultra-fat Radio Saudade beats on your crap speakers you got hooked up to your computer at work? Don’t know what to do with yourself on that 19-hour flight to Seoul next week? Sick of everything on your iPod? Well worry not, sisters and brothers, because… ALL RADIO SAUDADE EPISODES ARE NOW […]
Read More Komuso Collective on CD, 8-Track & Cassette
“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
“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 […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 6
Tonight it’s strictly jazz selections to illumine the scene. Next time back we’ll be all over the map again. Best wishes to all in this, our next trip around the sun. PEACE. “I’m right on the edge. I don’t know what comes next.” – Steve Zissou, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 5 – JAZZ.