Tag: Brazil

Amon Tobin | The Foley Room Recorded Live In Brussels

Brazilian Amon Tobin has been targetted with a lightning bolt of generosity and is giving away a full-length live album on his site at amontobin.com. ‘The Foley Room Recorded Live In Brussels’ documents last year’s tour in support of the

Tetine (Brazil) – ‘Entertainment N249’

After wearing out the shine on my copy of their ‘Lick My Favela’ CD, it’s good to have Tetine back with a new release. The Brazilian duo are dropping a full length for choice UK label Soul Jazz Records on

Telepathique (Brazil) – ‘Eu Gusto’

Back in 2003, before funk carioca made a large noise outside of Brazil, record store exposure to new brazilian music tended to be limited towards remixes of old school bossa or frenetic drum’n’bass workouts on a DJ Marky tip. One

DJ Amazing Clay (Brazil) – ‘Montagem Pela Ultima Vez’

If you’ve been following the Man Recordings story recently, you’ll be well aware of German baile funk MC Gringo and his recent release ‘Gringao’. The album was produced to a large degree by one of Rio’s longest standing funk DJs,

NRKOTB & Impostra (Brazil) – Brazilian New Wave New Rave

mp3: NEW RAVE KIDS ON THE BLOCK N-R-K-O-T-B mp3: IMPOSTRA I Can’t Handle The New Generation Having devoured enough ‘old rave’ to last a number of lifetimes, I’ve always been skeptical about the ‘new rave’ tag – although a shallow

Sinden Interview at ‘Rio Baile Funk’

Timo (aka Dj Rideon) once again pulls a giant, sequin-adorned rabbit from the hat with an exclusive interview with Sinden at his Rio Baile Funk blog. Sinden talks about his journey from record-collector obsesssive to his team-up with Switch, through

MC Gringo (Germany) – ‘Alemao’

Like any geo-located movement, usurpers from outside of town are often mocked, scoffed or stoned for blasphemy. Music has a long history of turning on such infedels, most notably the ping-pong, to / fro battle between so-called black and white

Rideon (Brazil) – ‘Ghetto 808 Vol.3’

Baile Funk DJ and blogger Rideon returns for the next volume is this 100% on-point mix series – this joint features Rideon’s MIA mix, plus Edu K vs Scottie B, Sany Pitbill and Makossa & Megablast‘s entry in the Funk


z-share: man recordings megamix by dj beware hong-kong born dj beware has whipped up a piping hot megamix of man recordings’ latest output – 12 tracks in 15 minutes, featuring both classic masters and the new kids on the baile


mp3: TETINE l.i.c.k. my favela tetine aren’t so much following in the wake of bonde do role‘s juggernaut, they are quite probably the people who put the gasolina in the monstertruck in the first place. lazy comparisons to one’s fellow

Fat Planet – Cansei De Ser Sexy (Brazil) Interview

Sao Paulo’s Cansei De Ser Sexy (aka CSS) have had a flogging on various blogs over the last few months, but I make no apologies for throwing my own two cents into the ring. Truth is, I’m in love with this band

Dokaka, Bebel Gilberto, Dishtone, Ghetto Booties, No Name No Fame, Lady Sovereign, Wayne & Wax, Dntel

some tunes from today’s fat planet. next week’s show celebrates ONE YEAR ON AIR [!], in tandem with FBi 94.5FM’s FIRST BIRTHDAY BASH. DOKAKA [JAPAN] rolling head three mp3 right now i’m listening to the new bjork album and it’s confounded my expectations. i’ll come clean right away

Buffalo Daughter, Asian Dub Foundation, Mosquitos, Jimi Tenor, Dead Combo, Zap Mama, The Mae Shi

BUFFALO DAUGHTER [JAPAN] five minutes mp3 a great joy today to be able to playback an interview i did last week with sugar yoshinaga from japanese trio, buffalo daughter. the band have just released a fine new album entitled ‘psychic’ – disposing of

Bi(f)tek, Bjork, Cornershop, Bebel Gilberto, The Go! Team, Polysics

BI(F)TEK [AUSTRALIA] unisex mp3 played a track today from the experts, a collaboration between australian artists byron scullin and nicole skeltys from female duo bi(f)tek. the album ‘electro city breaks’ seems to be a tie-in with the ‘lonely planet’ tv series, but there’s very