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News — Ivan 'Mamao' Conti

Ivan Conti | Azul (Max Graef, Glenn Astro & Contours Remixes)

Ivan Conti | Azul (Max Graef, Glenn Astro & Contours Remixes)

Release date: 27/10/17 | Formats: 12" Vinyl / Digital Pre-order from the Far Out Shop | Bandcamp  Back behind the drums and swinging harder than ever, with his new titanium hip crowdfunded by the immense generosity of friends and fans, brazilian drumming legend and one third of Azymuth, Ivan ‘Mamão’ Conti releases a brand new solo album next year with Far Out Recordings. It’s his first solo release in over twenty years and the first to come out on vinyl since his 1984 Milestone classic The Human Factor. As people of earth may not quite be ready for the explosive cosmic...

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Ivan 'Mamao' Conti | Premiere 'Ah Que Legal (Reginald Omas Mamode IV Remix)'

Ivan 'Mamao' Conti | Premiere 'Ah Que Legal (Reginald Omas Mamode IV Remix)'

Brazilian drumming legend/ one third of Azymuth Ivan Conti releases a new solo album later this year. In anticipation, we're releasing two separate remix 12"s, the first features reworks from IG Culture and the 22a Records crew: Tenderlonious, Reginald Omas Mamode IV and Jeen Bassa. Available now for pre-order on 12" vinyl (limited to 300 units) and digitally at the Far Out Shop | Bandcamp Releases 27th January. Late in 2016 we premiered Tenderlonious' remix of 'Mamao's Brake'. Now you can also listen to Reginald Omas Mamode IV's wonky, percussive remix of 'Ah Que Legal' above too. ..."oh that's cool!"  

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Ivan 'Mamao' Conti | Tenderlonious, IG Culture, Reginald Omas Mamode IV & Jeen Bassa remixes

Ivan 'Mamao' Conti | Tenderlonious, IG Culture, Reginald Omas Mamode IV & Jeen Bassa remixes

Ivan ‘Mamao’ Conti is one of the greatest drummers on earth. A true rhythmic innovator, he is Brazil’s answer to Tony Allen, Steve Gadd, and Bernard Purdie (no small claim considering the country’s famed samba connection). Known by most as one third of Azymuth, his career spans far beyond with over half a century’s worth for recordings with the likes of Milton Nascimento, Eumir Deodato, Marcos Valle, Hyldon, Gal Costa and Jorge Ben. More recently Mamao recorded an album with hip-hop royalty Madlib under the shared moniker ‘Jackson Conti’. Now aged seventy, Mamao’s work ethic is as strong as ever....

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