Greetings and love my Fearless Vampire Killers – and welcome to the Motorbike Mixtape aka “What’s in the Captain’s Keg?” A little bit of everything is the answer: some past, present and future with true roots and soul being the common denominator. Dedicated to the OGs at the spot in Hanoi, I have too many ideas so let’s call […]
Read More Episode MCCXVII: The Motorbike Mixtape!
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
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 […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 0 – The “Don’t Judge the Sounds” Mixtape
Last week while combing Brazil for new beats I finally had a chance to visit São Luís, capital of the state of Maranhão in the hot and sparsely populated Northeast. Here is a quick video from that journey (music by Zomes: Cosmovital Force): Situated on a large island on the edge of the Amazon Basin and […]
Read More São Luís, Maranhão, Brasil.
Greetings! Back in the day I spent time in the west coast land of San Diego as a roustabout record slinger at the now defunct Tower Records, eating mad Nico’s burritos and Tijuana bacon-weenies after Bad Brains shows across the border. At the time I worked with a young and aspiring MC now named Unite, […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode (619) – THE DJ UNITE SHOW
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!
Cool out, son – it’s the Super Power anti-illification sound prescription for any and all vampirical contagions. RIDDIM! Download the free mp3 of Episode 154 here. Wicked. Junior Murvin & Welton Irie – Cool Out Son Prince Weedy – Nice Up the Dance Junior Soul – The Hustler The Maytones – Money Worries Culture – Iron Sharp […]
Read More Radio Saudade: Episode 154 – I Heart is Clean (To Ward Off the Vampires) 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!)