Anelis Assumpção e os Amigos Imaginários

•August 10, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Very nice fusion of Reggae and Dub with Brazilian and other latinamerican music from Sao Paulo based singer Anelis‘ second album.

Free download from her website.

w∆lla-C – T∆mborimOdyssey

•August 3, 2014 • Leave a Comment

“wΔlla| C is an MC/Beatmaker from Rio de Janeiro, now resident in Perth WA. Producing beats for over 2 years now, he draws from diverse influences such as jazz, funk, blaxploitation, afrofuturism, glitch, lo-fi beats, afrobeat, brazilian folk, amongst others.
T∆mborimOdyssey consists of 6 instrumental tracks combining rap beats, traditional brazilian music, synths and textures. The work implies a suave atmosphere with acoustic guitars, percussion and striking samba rhythms.”

Free download from his Bandcamp page.

Wired for Sounds: Mozambique

•July 28, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Wired for Sound is a very nice and interesting project and recordings in Northern Mozambique.
Check out their interview for The Guardian.

Funk Carioca Hybrid 20: disque DJ – Mambo Latino (Feat. Frank Pavo Hernández)

•July 12, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Bmore Mambo goes Funk Carioca!

Naurêa – Na Dansanteria

•May 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment

NaurÊa from Aracajú (capital of Sergipe State in the Northeast of Brazil) plays what they call Sambaião. As the name already suggests, it’s a mixture of Samba and Baião (one of the music styles that later became Forró), but that’s not all. The band receives other influences from Brazil and abroad: from African elements, Reggaeton, Caribbean guitars from Pará State, to Rap, among others. The idea is to show the potential of Forró creating an own sound with local accent.

With their new EP they invite to enter the “Dansanteria”, a mix of the words “dança” (dance), “santeria” (path of the gods) and “danceteria” (discotheque).

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PROJETONAVE & EMICIDA – 7′ NASBASE

•May 1, 2014 • Leave a Comment

São Paulo’s inventive and incendiary band PROJETONAVE teams up with Emicida for a single commemorating the city’s 460th birthday.

Download for free.

Coletivo di Tambor

•March 26, 2014 • 1 Comment

The Coletivo di Tambor is made up of musicians from Timbalada, Baiana System, Orquestra Rumpillez among others and presents on his first EP a globalized mix between Bahian styles like Samba and Ijexá, as well as Carimbó, Merengue African Music and electronic elements.

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