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Vasconcelos Sentimento announces debut album "Furto"

Vasconcelos Sentimento announces debut album "Furto"

Release date: 30th July 2021 | Formats: Vinyl LP/CD/Digital Residing in Rio de Janeiro, Vasconcelos Sentimento is a self-taught composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist. A mosaic of lo-fi breaks, cosmic ambient jazz and wonky chromatic funk, the eccentric Brazilian DIY wizard’s debut album Furto beautifully pieces together a huge range of seemingly disparate sonic elements. Calling himself an “amateur euphoric sound researcher”, he has no formal training in either music theory or production, and it’s simply by following his ear that has led him to creating his debut album for Far Out. It was his fascination with his fellow countryman, the enigmatic,...

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Listen to Ricardo Bomba's never before heard Brazilian funk single from 1978

Listen to Ricardo Bomba's never before heard Brazilian funk single from 1978

Release date: 2nd July 2021 | Formats: 7” Vinyl / Digital Far Out Recordings proudly presents two previously unreleased tracks of glorious Brazilian sunshine music. Written and recorded in 1978 by pianist, composer, sound engineer, studio owner and former amateur skateboarding champion Ricardo Bomba, ‘Eu Sei’ and ‘Flutuando’ were almost doomed to total obscurity when the master tapes were binned following a ruthless studio clear out. Luckily Bomba kept a cassette tape copy from which Far Out has remastered the release for 7” vinyl/ digital. Throughout a varied career, which included a four year stint as bandleader of Jorge Ben’s...

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Amaro Freitas announces third album "Sankofa"

Amaro Freitas announces third album "Sankofa"

From the slums of Recife in Brazil’s North-East to international jazz icon, Amaro Freitas has worked tirelessly to become the artist he is today. Gaining international attention for “an approach to the keyboard so unique that it’s startling” (Downbeat), his debut and sophomore albums Sangue Negro (2016) and Rasif (2018) arrived on a wave of instant acclaim. His new album Sankofa - a spiritual quest into the forgotten stories, ancient philosophies and inspirational figures of Black Brazil - is his most stunning and sincere work to date. But for Amaro Freitas, work isn’t just playing the piano, his art delves...

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Record Store Day 2021 | Arthur Verocai's "Bis" on 7" vinyl & Banda Black Rio's Super Nova Samba Funk on limited edition yellow vinyl

Record Store Day 2021 | Arthur Verocai's "Bis" on 7" vinyl & Banda Black Rio's Super Nova Samba Funk on limited edition yellow vinyl

Far Out Recordings proudly presents a special Record Store Day release of Arthur Verocai's highly in-demand 'Bis' on 7" vinyl, with the never before released instrumental on the B-side. 'Bis' was the momentous come-back single from Arthur Verocai, featuring Jose Roberto Bertrami of Azymuth on keys, plus a 17 piece string section and 8 horns. A stunning slice of Seventies-style brazilan psychedelic soul, taken from 'Encore', the 2007 return album, 35 years on from Verocai's 1972 debut, which has in recent years gained its much deserved iconic status. Tracklist:  A. Bis B. Bis (Instrumental)  ______________________________________________________________________________ The Record Store Day 2021...

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José Mauro's A Viagem Das Horas to be reissued with three previously unreleased tracks

José Mauro's A Viagem Das Horas to be reissued with three previously unreleased tracks

Release date: 28th May 2021 | Formats: Vinyl LP, CD and digital For years it was believed that José Mauro was dead. Rumours on blogs and comment sections circulated that the mysterious Brazilian genius had either been killed in a road accident, or been ‘disappeared’ by Brazil’s military junta in the 1970s. But following Far Out’s 2016 reissue of José Mauro’s debut album Obnoxius, the label heard word that José Mauro is in fact alive and well, living a quiet life on the outskirts of Rio. “My body pushed me away from music, health became a stumbling block for me. If I...

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