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Exclusive Premiere: Grupo Bongar “Vento Corredor”

Ahead of the much anticipated release of Música Macondo’s ‘Brasil Novo’ compilation of deep, raw and contemporary Afro Brazilian samba, we are exited to premiere Grupo Bongar’s electric take on Samba de Coco, “Vento Corredor”. Música Macondo has unearthed eight contemporary Brazilian tracks on compilation ‘Brasil Novo’, disseminating the rich …

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El Combo Batanga “El Barrio En La Mirada”

“El Barrio En La Mirada” is a powerful punch of Latin soul by Madrid-based ensemble El Combo Batanga, taken from their forthcoming double-sided 7″ single on respected Madrid-based label, Lovemonk. Due out on May 9. Cuban singer Ale Gutiérrez’ vocals shine throughout “El Barrio En La Mirada”, in his own …

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Video Premiere: Los Kenya “Record en TV”

Olindo Records sister label Música Infinita presents the raw and uncompromising Afro Latin sound of Ray Perez and Los Kenya, one of the most interesting groups to spring out of the Venezuelan salsa scene in the late sixties, with a brand new remaster of their debut album ‘Siempre Afro-Latino’ set …

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Exclusive Premiere: Ayala (IT) “Fuse”

An exciting premiere this afternoon as we introduce Italian producer and musician, Ayala, and the laidback grooves of “Fuse”, forthcoming on Batov Records. The third taste from Ayala’s forthcoming ‘Views’ release, “Fuse” is a full-bodied slow groover, the steady Afrobeat rhythm and bassline complimented by laidback horns and synths. Francisco …

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Exclusive Premiere: Alex Figueira “Aprende”

We are delighted to share the mood-lifting sounds of “Aprende”, an early exclusive from multi-instrumentalist, producer, DJ, record collector, and tropical explorer, Alex Figueira. With “Aprende”, and on the flip, “Juicy”, Alex builds on the success of his Fumaca Preta and Conjunto Papa Upa projects, and a stint playing percussion …

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Exclusive Premiere: MNTH “Demanda E Despejo”

We are excited to premiere another track from Brazilian experimentalist MNTH, slamming experimental synths into live drum breaks. “Demanda E Despejo” is taken from his forthcoming ‘Iminente’ EP on London-based Mais Um. The piercing synth riffs, reminiscent of Caribbean carnival steel pan melodies, unravel in real time around wildly energising …

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Exclusive Premiere: Dundundun “Can Do”

An irresistible slice of dancefloor-ready Afro-Brazilian fusion, “Can Do” is taken from Bristol 6-piece Dundundun’s second EP for the ever relevant hometown label Worm Discs. Following their sold-out self-titled EP, Dundundun are poised to share their ‘Future Hope’ EP, featuring special guest, poet, visual artist and filmaker Nadeem Din-Gabisi, and …

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Exclusive Premiere: Radio Trip “No Oud”

On “No Oud”, Israel’s most influential digging duo, Radio Trip, strip down the classic “Neimat Pop Oud”, itself a fusion of funk and rock with traditional Mediterranean styles by 70s pioneers Lehakat Tzliley Ha’oud, into a deadly pairing of bass and cavernous drums. Radio Trip wrote the book for generations …

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Exclusive Premiere: Şatellites “Disko Arabesque”

One of our favourite Middle Eastern psych outfits, The Şatellites, return with an irresistible mid-tempo groove ahead of their much anticipated debut album. Self described as a “musical laboratory” lost somewhere between the mysterious alleys of 70’s Istanbul and the scorching sun and crystal blue sea of Jaffa-Tel Aviv, the …

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Video Premiere: Isaac Sasson “Manyanet”

UPDATE: We are excited to add a brand new video for “Manyanet” by Isaac Sasson, directed and produced by Dani Rodriguez (Rotten Studios). You can find the full video in the article below. We are delighted to premiere the soothing and hypnotic sounds of “Manyanet”, the second single to be …

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Exclusive Premiere: El Dragón Criollo “La Brisa”

Our exclusive today is a premiere from El Dragón Criollo, Geneva-based Colombian producer, musician and singer Paulo Olarte Toro. “La Brisa” is a breezy number, featuring Paulo’s understated vocals over jangly guitars, shooting synths and a propulsive groove. On his debut album as El Drágon Criollo, Paulo finds a meeting …

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Exclusive Premiere: Shay Hazan “Bob Dealer”

The multi-talented Shay Hazan fuses rubbery North African Gnawa grooves, with haunting jazz horns and hip hop on “Bob Dealer”, his forthcoming single via international groove artisans, Batov Records. A special taste from his first LP for Batov, ‘Reclusive Rituals’. Tel-Aviv based musician Shay Hazan is a composer, producer, bassist …

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