Version Excursion
Brazil Worldwide Sounds

Version Excursion: “Tudo O Que Voce Queria Ser” (Milton Nascimento)

Tudo O Que Voce Queria Ser by Milton Nascimento is the opening track of his legendary Clube da Esquina album (with Lo Borges) and it also represents the start of a whole brazilian regional renaissance. Nascimento’s creative vision, his personal poetic songwriting and his truly unique voice sparked a revolution …

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Worldwide Wednesdays
Brazil Worldwide Sounds

Balnearico – The Sunny Side of Brazil’s Underground Pop

via Wax Poetics: “Balnearico is the word we came up with when trying to find a concept that would embrace the feeling one can get from listening to these sunny, bright songs produced in the late ’70s up to the mid-’80s, no matter the genre they’re attached to—funk, rock, boogie, …

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Beats Brazil

Theo Parrish & Daz-I-Kue remix Marcos Valle to celebrate Far Out’s 20 Year Anniversary

via FarOut Records: “A 12” single featuring two tracks by Marcos Valle – one of Brazil’s most accomplished artists and composers – remixed by underground dance music pioneers and long-time label friends, Theo Parrish and Bloodfire (aka Daz I Kue). The A side is taken from the forthcoming Brazilka compilation: …

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Brazil

Essential Compilation: The Brazilian Boogie Connection – From Rio to Sao Paolo (1976 – 1983)

Brazilian music has always found a way to musically borrow from other cultures, while remaining true to its national heritage. From Bossa Jazz to Tropicalia Pyschedelic Rock, o som brasileiro resonated loud and clear, but with the advance of the Disco era it was increasingly harder to stay distinctive. Boogie …

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Forgotten Treasures
Brazil Worldwide Sounds

Forgotten Treasure: Joao do Vale – O Poeta do Povo (1965)

The resurgence of vinyl records over the past few years has been, for the most part, fuelled by reissues of classic records. “Nevermind”, “The White Album”, “Kind of Blue” and other standards of their respective genres. That’s where the real sales are coming from. However, reissuing rare records that are …

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Dj Mixes
Brazil

Mix of the Day : Bem Quente “Brazilian Club Jazz, Pop & Groove”

The perfect mix for your world cup party. It’s a mistura of everything that we love about brazilian music with a transcending genre focus which goes deeper in to Musica Popular Brasileira. It contains songs that are quite rare on vinyl but are super accessible to the untrained ear as …

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Forgotten Treasures
Beats Brazil

Forgotten Treasure: Dr.Who Dat “Beat Journey” (2006)

There was a time in the mid 2000s where experimental hiphop was blossoming. Instrumental albums were popping up left and right and Dilla and Madlib were establishing their place in the left field beat pantheon. The broken beat scene was also emerging and Houston producer Jneiro Jarel aka Dr.Who Dat …

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Dj Mixes
Brazil

Mix of the Day: DJ Psycut “The Brazilian Mix Series”

Getting into Brazilian music from the 60’s & 70’s can be a pretty intimidating thing. There is just so much of it and for the most part it aged very well, almost like there is more good stuff than bad stuff (which is pretty damn rare in any genre or …

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MIMS Lists
Brazil

DJ ASMA presents “My Favorite Brazilian Music Videos”

I am a passionate fan of brazilian music in all its forms. From the evolution of samba to the psychedelic tropicalia period, Brazilian’s have always managed to innovate while uniting under a truly national sound. You may remember YeS McCan‘s great piece well I want to take you on a …

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Paul Nice
Dj Mixes
Brazil

Classic Mixes: Paul Nice “Brazil Vol.2” (2006)

Paul Nice needs no introduction, the DJ/Producer/Digger has been holding it down on all fronts for well over 2 decades and his Brazil 2 mix is an example of Paul at his best. He does what every amazing mix should do, break new records, shine light on some old classics, …

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Brasil Brasil! “Part 1: From Samba to Bossa” (BBC Documentary)
Music Documentaries
Brazil Soul

“Brasil Brasil!” – From Samba to Bossa (BBC Documentary)

BRASIL BRASIL A three-part series from BBC The series offers a detailed account of the years in which Brazilian music has evolved and constantly changed, while capturing the global imagination. Filmed at Brazil’s massive carnival celebrations, in the lawless favelas, the extraordinary maracatu ceremonies of the northern countryside, and in …

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