I don’t know what The Gentlemen were on when they recorded ‘Sorriso Selbagem’ but whatever it was, we all need some more of this Psychedelic Pernambuco from Recife in the north east of Brazil.
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The well informed will know that the literal translation of ‘forro’ is ‘party’ where like minded folks get together to have a good time and dance; so can Forro In The Dark light a candle to past masters?
Calexico’s guitarist records solo album with his mates in Arizona and it sounds as good as you’d expect, a fantastic debut for DePedro!
David Bowie is one of those artists that has crossed time and musical boundaries throughout his career and this compilation of cover versions does exacttly the same with a right cross section of modern day heroes.
With 32 tracks squeezed into just over 57 minutes ‘Brazilian Bits ‘N Pieces’ acts as a crash course in contemporary Brazilian music and, according to its promoters at least, is the world’s first officially licensed all-Brazilian cut-and-paste mix
You may recognise Chris Frank and Brazilian vocalist Nina Miranda from Da Lata (Prá Manhã and the brilliant ‘Serious’), Smoke City (‘Underwater Love’) and Chris & Nina’s ‘Mash Banana’ on Especial Records. Well you can forget most of that, as Zeep takes on a far more relaxed and organic form
If you got the brilliant Mitchell & Dewbury album Rapping With the Gods from 2003, you’ll know how good this album will be
The debut album on his own Lion Head Recordings, it could have been subtitled, lessons from the desk of the master or something equally Lee Perry/King Tubby like
Currently on his UK tour promoting, just enough time to check out his pre-Cru album
It’s about time we heard from Victor Davies again and there a few sparklers on this his third album