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Ricardo Richaid announces debut album 'Travesseiro Feliz'

Ricardo Richaid announces debut album 'Travesseiro Feliz'

Release date: 20th March 2020 | Formats: Vinyl LP/CD/Digi | Cat No: FARO216 Stream / Download / Pre-order On his debut album Travesseiro Feliz (Happy Pillow) Rio de Janeiro based dreamer and new Far Out Recordings signing Ricardo Richaid melds his tropical heritage with his love for psychedelic music, jazz and rock. He also takes inspiration from the many Brazilian greats – Caetano Veloso, Arthur Verocai, Ivan Lins, Joyce, Hermeto Pascoal, Marcos Valle and Azymuth (to name a few) – who he has worked with as an engineer, assistant and producer, in Rio’s former RCA studio, Cia dos Tecnicos. As well as being heavily influenced by Brazil’s fabled Tropicalia movement, Richaid is...

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Competition: Win a vinyl copy of EVERY Far Out release in 2019

Competition: Win a vinyl copy of EVERY Far Out release in 2019

The mega end of year giveaway returns! Win a copy of every vinyl record we released this year... To enter, fill out the fields below to sign up to the Far Out mailing list and let us know your favourite release of 2019 * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Your Favourite Far Out Release of 2019 Ana Mazzotti - Ana Mazzotti Ana Mazzotti - Ninguem Vai Me Segurar Azymuth ‎– Demos 1973-75: Castelo (Version 1) / Juntos Mais Uma Vez Azymuth - Demos (1973-75) Volumes 1&2 Azymuth - Jazz Carnival (Space Jazz Mix - Global Communication...

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New Reissue: An early formation of Banda Black Rio - Cry Babies' debut album from 1969

New Reissue: An early formation of Banda Black Rio - Cry Babies' debut album from 1969

Release date: 31st January 2020 (Originally 1969) | Formats: Vinyl LP Only Far Out Recordings proudly presents Cry Babies’ self-titled debut album from 1969. An early formation of Brazilian funk greats Banda Black Rio, Cry Babies took inspiration from the iconic US soul records of James Brown, The Isley Brothers and Kool & The Gang, all of whom are covered on their first and only album. Pioneering Brazil’s funk fascination, Cry Babies paved the way for the likes of Jorge Ben, Dom Salvador, Trio Mocotó and Azymuth: with fat funky drum breaks, big round bass, touches of psychedelic Brazilian surf,...

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Milton Nascimento's Maria Maria to be Released on Vinyl for the First Time

Milton Nascimento's Maria Maria to be Released on Vinyl for the First Time

Release date: 13th December 2019 | Formats: Double Vinyl LP Stream / Pre-order  Far Out Recordings proudly presents Milton Nascimento’s Maria Maria. Recorded in 1976 and unreleased until almost thirty years later, the album was written as the soundtrack to a ballet which dealt with the legacy of slavery in Brazil. Raw, atmospheric and emotionally charged, Maria Maria reveals one of Brazil’s greatest ever songwriters at his creative peak. Featuring an all-star cast of fellow Brazilian legends including Nana Vasconcelos, Joao Donato, Paulinho Jobim, and members of Som Imaginario, Maria Maria holds what Milton considers to be the definitive versions...

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Global Communication's 'Space Jazz' remix of Azymuth's Jazz Carnival to be reissued as part of new 12" series

Global Communication's 'Space Jazz' remix of Azymuth's Jazz Carnival to be reissued as part of new 12" series

Release date: 8th November 2019 | Formats: 12” Vinyl/Digi | Cat No: JD47 Stream / Download / Pre-order Celebrating the label’s 25th anniversary, Far Out Recordings presents a series of limited edition vinyl 12”s highlighting its contribution to underground dance music. Including reissues of sought-after floor fillers, previously unreleased club tools and brand-new productions from some key players in Far Out history, the series begins with Global Communication’s ‘Space Jazz’ remix of Azymuth’s ‘Jazz Carnival’. One of the label’s most requested reissues, it’s a typically timeless effort from the duo comprising Mark Pritchard and Tom Middleton and has stayed relevant...

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