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New Reissue | Eumir Deodato / Os Catedráticos - Ataque [1965]

New Reissue | Eumir Deodato / Os Catedráticos - Ataque [1965]

One of Brazil’s most prolific artists, Eumir Deodato has racked up 16 platinum albums, won a Grammy (and been nominated for two more), and sold over 250 million records in the USA alone. After moving from Rio de Janeiro to New York in the late 60’s, Deodato would work as a composer, arranger, producer and keyboardist on nearing 500 records, under his own name and with the likes of Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind & Fire, Frank Sinatra, Kool & The Gang, George Benson, Tom Jobim and Bjork, to name a just a few. But before that, a young Deodato had...

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Itiberê Orquestra Família - Pedra do Espia

Itiberê Orquestra Família - Pedra do Espia

Release date: 23rd November 2018 | Format: Vinyl LP / Double CD / Digital  Itiberê Zwarg is an award-winning Brazilian bassist and the longest-serving member of Hermeto Pascoal’s ground-breaking ensemble ‘O Grupo’. Since their first meeting in 1977, the two have been closely collaborating to create a unique musical language: a genre-defying polyharmonic, polyrhythmic music, now widely studied by musicians and musicologists alike, known as ‘Universal Music’. Back in 2001, Itiberê led a workshop at Villa Lobos School of Music, with twenty-nine of Rio de Janeiro’s most exceptionally talented young musicians. Employing the principles of Universal Music alongside his long-held...

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Vinyl Repress | Joyce, Nana Vasconcelos & Mauricio Maestro - Visions Of Dawn

Vinyl Repress | Joyce, Nana Vasconcelos & Mauricio Maestro - Visions Of Dawn

Recorded in Paris, in 1976, Visions of Dawn is the stunning ‘lost’ Brazilian acid-folk album by Joyce, Nana Vasconcelos and Mauricio Maestro.  First uncovered and released in 2009, the record transfixed Brazilian music lovers and fans of otherworldly psych-folk alike. Led by the sharp lyrics and gorgeous voice of a young Joyce Moreno, the trio is completed by the late great Brazilian percussion legend Nana Vasconcelos, and master arranger, producer and bassist Mauricio Maestro. These beautiful, hazy and understated recordings offer a unique opportunity to sit in on the original sessions of tracks that would later become Brazilian cult-classics, such as swinging samba-jazz opener...

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Azymuth | Light As A Feather Vinyl Reissue

Azymuth | Light As A Feather Vinyl Reissue

Release date: 14th September 2018 | Format: Vinyl LP / CD / Digital  Just in time for their imminent European tour with Marcos Valle, Azymuth's Light As A Feather returns. Home to their worldwide disco/fusion hit single ‘Jazz Carnival’, samba doido staple 'Partido Ato', and the proto deep house masterpiece ‘Avenida Das Mangueiras’, this album typifies the trio’s tireless innovation in the fields of jazz, funk, samba and cosmic music perhaps more so than any of their other ground breaking records from its era. Remastered from the original 16-track tapes when it was first reissued by Far Out in 2012, this new edition is complete with a download card...

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Marcos Valle | Nova Bossa Nova 20th Anniversary Reissue

Marcos Valle | Nova Bossa Nova 20th Anniversary Reissue

Release date: 28th September 2018 (Originally 1998) | Formats: Vinyl LP / CD / Digital  Marking sixty years of Bossa Nova, and twenty years since Marcos Valle’s first release for Far Out Recordings, what better time to bring back this era-defining classic from the Brazilian master composer?Throughout his astounding six-decade career, infiltrating pop, bossa nova, samba, delicate psychedelia, jazz and funk, Marcos Valle has consistently shown a dogged determination to transcend the traditions and structures of bossa nova, whilst never veering away from the movement’s inherent, fundamental spirit. To some extent, his epithet ‘the original Rio beach boy’ is a...

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