Does Peterson ever stop? Clearly not as he’s recently returned from Cuba recording a new album with Danay plus this new release on his own Brownswood Recordings label with a launch party in London and Roberto Fonseca live with the New Cuba Sound at the Barbican on the 6th July – phew!
Continue reading Gilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura: Remixed
Radio 1′s Gilles Peterson played a track this week from the fifth Os Ipanemas album on Far Out Recordings and although it’s a busy week, these new recordings from “the original Afro-Brazilian Kings” have rarely sounded better.
Continue reading The Ipanemas – Que Beleza
With Gilles Peterson celebrating 10 years at the BBC and Far Out Recordings having a 15th birthday celebration, what better party animal partnership is there to bring you this compilation of the finest Brazilika there is?
Continue reading V/A – Gilles Peterson Presents Brazilika
The finest modern sambas featuring exceptional talents Seu Jorge, Roge, Teresa Cristina alongside legendary artistes Elza Soares, The Ipanemas, Trio Mocoto and Azymuth.
Continue reading V/A – Far Out Strictly Samba
Students at the FLY academy will immediately recognise Jackson Conti as the combined talents of Otis Jackson, Jr (aka Madlib) and Ivan (Mam?£o) Conti (he of Azymuth); lets face it, that makes Sujinho indispensible in itself.
Continue reading Jackson Conti – Sujinho
The Ipanemas play dusty vintage bossa nova. Their music is soothing, care-free and full of Carioca charm, just as Fly found front-man Wilson das Neves to be in conversation
Continue reading Os Ipanemas – In Conversation
The gift of the samba is an answer to a calling from the gods of rhythm. Or to put it another way, The Ipanemas are at it again with their new album on Far Out Recordings.
Continue reading The Ipanemas – Call Of The Gods
As The Ipanemas ready themselves for their tour of the UK this Spring, we chat with their producer and Azymuth main man Ivan Conti
Continue reading Ivan Conti – Far Out and Over Here
This is a fanatastic album! Described as, “the White Album that Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 never made.”
Continue reading Luiz Eca y la Familia Sargrada – La Nueva Onda De Brasil
While the Black Rio bands combined American black power funk and 1970′s Brazil, The Ipanemas mix Afro-bossa and vocal samba of the 1950/60s
Continue reading The Ipanemas – Samba Is Our Gift
Dwight Trible has been hangin’ out with all the youngsters but his latest album brings back a golden age of jazz.
Continue reading Dwight Trible – Living Water
Listening to Brazilian treasures from the 60s and 70s is more than just doing an investigation into the past. It’s like discovering the future of pop music.
Continue reading Brazilian Music: The Hidden Gems (A Hometape)