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Radio Tumbao – Show #04 “Brazil” (Hosted by Tumbao w/ guests Tupi Collective)

The Tumbao MTL crew hits hard with this next all-Brazilian instalment of Radio Tumbao. Montreal’s Brazilian DJ duo Tupi Collective (DJs MKS & Wallace Skambo) joins your regular Tumbao selectors to serve up a heaping plate of electric samba, bossa beat, and funky ’70s era rarities. Selectors: DJ Rhythm & …

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Brazil

Exclusive Premiere: Caravela “Maraguês” (None More Records)

Caravela are an Afro-Brazilian quintet with members from Portugal, South America, Australia and the UK. Their music is an exploration of the communal traditional and spiritual music of Lusophone countries like Brazil and Cape Verde, approached with a contemporary groove and feel. Caravela shine a light on traditional rhythms and …

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Future Classics
Brazil

Fabiano Do Nascimento “Tempo Dos Mestres” (Now-Again Records)

via Rappcats: Tempo dos Mestres (Time of the Masters) is the second album from the tireless, young Brasilian guitarist Fabiano Do Nascimento. It is the third Brasilian album released on Now-Again, following Seu Jorge and Almaz and Do Nascimento’s debut “Dança dos Tempos”. Do Nascimento’s is joined on “Tempo dos …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil

Piri “Vocês Querem Mate?” (Far Out Recordings)

Roberto Quartin is one of the unsung heroes of Brazilian musical history. In 1969 he sold the rights to Polygram Records and started his own self-titled label Quartin Records in which he released “Vocês Querem Mate?”, an unbeknownst psych-folk debut of obscure singer songwriter Piry Reis. Robert Quartin has also released …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil

Outro Tempo: Electronic And Contemporary Music From Brazil (1978-1992)

via MFM: For their first multi-artist compilation, Music From Memory take us on a trip to the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992 is a double LP that explores the outer reaches of Brazilian music, where indigenous rhythms mix with synthesizers and …

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24 HOV Mixes
Brazil Soul & Funk

24 Hours of Vinyl (NY) – GREG CAZ (Presented by Discogs)

Live Set Recorded on February 4th & 5th at Black Flamingo in Brooklyn, NY Presented by Discogs Special Thanks to Black Flamingo & 101 Apparel Enjoy this set from GREG CAZ (Mr. Bongo) TRACKLIST Coming Soon DOWNLOAD LINK

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil

Erasmo Carlos “Carlos, Erasmo” (1971, Light In The Attic)

via Sounds Of The Universe: As a student and fan of Elvis, Little Richard, Bill Haley, and Chuck Berry, Erasmo indulged his primal rock urges in this sufficiently psychedelic and fuzzy LP. Arriving in 1971, Erasmo’s 1971 album was the closest thing to Tropicália around. “Carlos, Erasmo” was co-produced by …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil

Erasmo Carlos “Sonhos E Memorias 1941-1972”

via Light In The Attic: Erasmo Carlos has no counterpart in the universe of Anglophone pop music that could begin to hint at his relevance, popularity and his complex relationship with the only Brazilian pop star more universally recognized than himself, Roberto Carlos. He may be a beloved pop star …

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Brazil Broken Beat

Exclusive Premiere: Ivan Conti “Mamao’s Brake (IG Culture Remix)”

Ivan ‘Mamao’ Conti is one of the greatest drummers on earth. A true rhythmic innovator, he is Brazil’s answer to Tony Allen, Steve Gadd, and Bernard Purdie (no small claim considering the country’s famed samba connection). Known by most as one third of Azymuth, his career spans far beyond with …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil Jazz

Victor Assis Brasil “Toca Antonio Carlos Jobim” (1970)

via Far Out Recordings: Following the recent reissue of Jose Mauro’s Obnoxius, Far Out Recordings presents the second release in the treasure trove of the Quartin catalogue, Victor Assis Brasil Plays Jobim. Over the course of the 1960s, Roberto Quartin released more than 20 albums in Brazil on his label …

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Future Classics
Brazil

Future Classic: Azymuth “Fênix” (Far Out Records)

The legendary Brazilian jazz trio Azymuth has tirelessly released more than 25 albums over a span of 40 years. After interviewing the group I knew a new album was in the works, and seeing the video of them back in the studio got me very excited. However, I was not …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil

Forgotten Treasure: Cassiano “Cuban Soul 18 Kilates” (1976)

A true Brazilian Soul Gem that’s as rare as hen’s teeth, is being reissued and finally the world will be able to bask in the sunny arrangements that made Cassiano‘s music so ephemeral. A soul signer who went through a lot of groups and studios in the Brazilian music industry. Cassiano hit …

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