Psilosamples // Soldadinho do Araripe vs Periquito Cara-Suja

We are now over 50% of the way to our Kickstarter goal for the ‘A Guide to the Birdsong of South America‘ album! Already two artists (Lulacruza and Tremor) have been revealed alongside the birds and their inspiring songs (the Critically Endangered Cucarachero de Nicéforo and the Endangered Cardenal Amarillo respectively). So, now we move from Spanish speaking South America […]

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Fresh Electronic Music From Brazil – Hy Brazil Vol 4

Chico Dub has been showcasing the wealth of talent from the Brazilian underground electronic music scene for the past few years, curating Rio’s Novas Frequências festival and Sónar in São Paulo, and releasing four brilliantly diverse compilations of the best new electronic and experimental artists from the country. Each Hy Brazil departs from the same formula: 14 […]

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Sunday Songs

Here in Amsterdam the sun is shining and summer is finally here (at least for a weekend). To celebrate here is a little playlist of some sunny, Sunday songs:

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Lucas Santtana Remix Nostalgia

Lucas Santtana’s Sem Nostalgia, released last year via the great Mais Um Discos imprint, received widespread acclaim for it’s dissection of Brazilian singer/songwriters’ reliance on the bossa nova lineage. Santtana took the lilting melodious guitar/singer combo, now synonymous with Brazilian music, and twisted into something fresh and electric, verging on the experimental. Electronica mixed with acoustic guitars, sweet vocals and found […]

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João Brasil presents Tropical Britannia

Tropical Britannia is a free to download EP that unites the king of Brazilian mash-up, London based producer João Brasil, with 5 of the capital’s hottest tropically spiced producers (Isa GT, Bumps, Moroka, Murlo and Rob Pollinate) . The EP, part of the Rio Occupation event, is available for free download. Tropical Britannia is a multi-cultural mash-up of sounds from around the world. […]

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