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
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
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 This mixtape was originally made rough-cut style for personal consumption only, and was only recently unearthed and dusted off from deep within the […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 12 – The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.
Back in the southern hemisphere and feeling the breezy, tropical geetus of my adopted homeland; from Recife to your earphones – enjoy! or DOWNLOAD Radio Saudade Episode 11 (mp3) here. Jorge Ben – Uala, Ualala – Samba Esquema Novo, 1963. Ely Camargo – Taieras – Brazilian Beats Brooklyn, 2006. Pierpoljak – Cultivateur Moderne – Kingston Karma, […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 11 – Tropical Vibes
Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.) Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Another episode, another guest – and tonight the guest is me, Disko Baloba, chilling in the piso of the one and only Jesús Ibáñez in Vigo, Galiza, EU on my way back from my home […]Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 10 – Live from Vigo!
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
“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