Aloha, ohana! More pure pono vibes coming your way: OVERPROOF is the episode – big reggae, hip hop and Brazilian sounds in strong mix style to go straight to the head. As always press play to enjoy right now or click here to DOWNLOAD THE FREE MP3! Big Youth – Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (Version) Osmani García […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 99 – OVERPROOF Mixtape
Coming with the BOOM straight outta my new set-up in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro state, Brasil, still trading fresh beats for fresh fish, limes and wi-fi but relocated from Recife to Praia da Tartaruga – come see me and have a drink: just a R$10 water taxi from Centro. I’m right next to Bar do Peixe; […]
Read More Radio Saudade: The Beats from Búzios
Grab your headphones because Saudade Brothers is back with another highly anticipated soulful sonic gallimaufry, this time featuring the genius of Otis Jackson, Jr., Mr. Herb, Quasimoto, Beat Konducta, Madvillain, Jaylib and collaborations with MF DOOM, Ivan Conti, Jay Dilla, Guilty Simpson, Talib Kweli and Freddie Gibbs – yes people it’s all Madlib all the […]
Read More Radio Saudade: THE MADLIB MIXTAPE!
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!
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!
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!)
“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.
“I’ve been through many times in which I thought I might lose it – the only thing that saved me has always been music…cuz life ain’t nothing but a good groove – a good mixtape to put you in the right mood.” Beastie Boys, Professor Booty. or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 4 (mp3) here. Ambient Sounds […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 4
Radio Saudade: Episode 2 at your disposal to satisfy your sybaritic head-bobbing needs. or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 2 (mp3) here. Eivind Groven – Tveitanvise – Nordisk Sang, 1991. Andrés Landero y Su Conjunto – La Pava Congona – Cumbias y Gaitas de Colombia Vol. 1, 1996. Juana Molina – Un Día – Un Día, 2008. Joe Harriott – Jaipur – […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 2
Coming straight outta Oxnard, Otis Jackson Jr., a.k.a. Madlib is the youngest member of our illustrious league of Appreciation Societies. Hip hop DJ, producer, lyricist, multi-instrumentalist, expert musicologist and crate-digger extraordinaire, Madlib (also known as The Beat Konducta in addition to a wide host of aliases and alter-egos) is arguably America’s most creative and certainly […]
Read More The Otis Jackson, Jr. Appreciation Society (aka MADLIB Sound System)