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Arthur Verocai | Encore 10th Anniversary Reissue

Arthur Verocai | Encore 10th Anniversary Reissue

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, we're excited to announce the first ever vinyl edition of Arthur Verocai’s 2007 masterpiece Encore. The album features 11 original Verocai compositions with guest musicians including Azymuth, Ivan Lins and a nine-piece string section. The new vinyl release has been remastered from the original tapes and is being pressed to heavyweight vinyl with a touched-up sleeve design. Encore was the highly anticipated follow up to Arthur’s eponymous debut album from 1972, which saw him joining the dots over 35 years to create a modern classic of Brazilian music that, like his debut, combined Brazilian influences with his take on...

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Out Now | Philippe Baden Powell - Notes Over Poetry

Out Now | Philippe Baden Powell - Notes Over Poetry

We've had our eye on French / Brazilian pianist Philippe Baden Powell for some time. Today we're overjoyed to release his new album Notes Over Poetry, on heavyweight vinyl, extended ten track CD + digitally.  Philippe is the son of Brazilian musical legend Baden Powell de Aquino, and is reinventing Brazilian jazz in the lineage of his father’s generation. Balancing the classical with the spiritual, the cinematic with the introspective, and sensitivity with a distinctly Brazilian groove, Notes Over Poetry calls upon the inspiration of the many musical and artistic greats Baden Powell has been surrounded by throughout his life. “The...

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Nomade Orquestra | Back in the studio

Nomade Orquestra | Back in the studio

Following their now sold out debut album, the mighty ten-piece Brazilian spiritual funk outfit have just finished recording a new album at Red Bull Studios in São Paulo. The new album is set for an early summer release but watch this space for more info and music, coming soon. In the meantime, re-live the mystical journey of Nomade Orquestra's self-titled first offering...  

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Piri | Cupido Esculpido

Piri | Cupido Esculpido

Following the release of Victor Assis Brasil's Toca Antonio Carlos Jobim last week and Jose Mauro's Obnoxius before that, Piri's Voces Querem Mate is next in the ongoing reissue series of the legendary Brazilian producer Roberto Quartin's peerless early 1970s catalogue. The newly remastered album drops on vinyl, CD and digitally on 7th April, but until then stream the tripped out 'Cupido Escupildo' led by the mesmerising vocals of Tita Lobo, wife of Edson Lobo who plays bass on both of Victor Assis Brasil's Quartin recordings. Listen/ Pre-order Voces Querem Mate? on vinyl, CD and digitally from the Far Out Shop | Bandcamp | Spotify (out 7th April 2017).  ...

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Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra | Vendetta ft. Arthur Verocai (Al Kent Remix)

Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra | Vendetta ft. Arthur Verocai (Al Kent Remix)

As you'll know by now, the Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra is Far Out’s in-house Brazilian disco super group, featuring arrangements by the late, great Azymuth maestro Jose Roberto Bertrami and the legendary Arthur Verocai. Now on its 14th release, the remix series is a sizeable and ever-growing arsenal of disco and house weaponry, with a prolific list of contributors including Theo Parrish, Marcellus Pittman, Andrés, Dego, Mark Pritchard, John Morales, DJ Spinna and 4hero. The latest offering comes from Glaswegian disco maverick Al Kent. Al is Scotland’s answer to Walter Gibbons, a global authority on disco music, and an expert...

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