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    Gal Costa is the first solo album by the Brazilian singer Gal Costa, released in 1969 It was ranked the 80th best Brazilian album of all time by the Brazilian Rolling Stone magazine A mix between tropicália and Brazilian pop, while still showing bossa nova...
  • Lô Borges is the debut solo album from 1972 by Brazilian songwriter Lô Borges While recording Clube da Esquina alongside Milton Nascimento and Beto Guedes, Lô Borges was pressured by Odeon Records to release a solo album Borges, only nineteen years old at the time, wrote the album very quickly, sometimes writing a song...
  • Curating the tracks for a Mr Bongo Record Club compilation is always such a pleasure At a time when the expression "Music is My Sanctuary" has an even greater cathartic impact for many people, we set out to make this volume an extra special one - like an old favourite mixtape or playlist For Volume 4 in this series, we continue...
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    After the very acoustic "¿Dónde estás María" I decided to try a new experiment taking as a reference the legendary group "Cumbia siglo XX" which is a group who explores a futuristic vision of coastal cumbia in the 80s, together with other groups such as "Grupo folclórico", "2000 voltios" and others, mainly under the label...
  • Originally released in 1971, a Brazilian soul-funk gem gets reissued on vinyl, including an obi with useful info This self-titled album, that wouldn't be out of place on Motown or Stax Records, was the family vocal group's second...
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    'La Locura De Machuca' is the story of one man's bizarre odyssey into Colombia's coastal music underground, and the wild, hypnotic sounds he helped bring up to the surface One night in 1975, a successful tax lawyer named Rafael Machuca had his mind blown in Barranquilla's Plaza de los Musicos Overnight he went from a high ranking...
  • LP version Includes 7" On Rastilho, Kiko Dinucci absorbs the lineage of Brazilian guitarists such as Dorival Caymmi, João Gilberto, Baden Powell, Jorge Ben, and Gilberto Gil -- yet filtered through his uniquely "punk" musical vision His style is raw -- technically, he seems to attack the guitar strings, lyrically he explores...
  • It’s hard to write about such major artists, knowing that nothing you’ll write can ever do justice to the work they created This album is a testament to a fleeting encounter between two young musicians who were well at the beginning of their careers Naná Vasconcelos was to become a world-renowned percussionist who...
  • The Latin Taste LP is a rare bossa nova which energizes the overall feeling of the music, while taking it to another dimension The grooves and vibes are just enough to keep the listener motivated at the work place, while also adding the feeling that one should be "chillin" in the warmth of the sun, with a refreshing cold...
  • A massive release on Brownswood Recording from the legendary Mexican musician and composer Tino Contreras Highly...
  • Nuyorican bandleader and conguero Ray Barretto was a force in Latin and jazz music Celebrating its 50th anniversary, this release features ALL-ANALOG mastering by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and marks the first vinyl reissue since its original release Pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Memphis Record Pressing, the album includes...
  • Finally a new volume of this killer compilation A few years have passed and we dug deeply into Brazilian archives, dumps, stores, caves, and in the most obscure and faraway places to bring you another unbelievable selection of fuzz, psych and other crazy tracks from the...
  • Following highly praised releases by Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo, Leonardo Marques, Xenia Franca, and Moons, 180g and the legendary Disk Union continue to explore the best of today’s Brazilian music scene with this wonderful psychedelic and funky pop album by Rio de Janeiro’s Gus Levy: Magia Magia The mystical universe...
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    Marcos Valle’s career started with the end of bossa nova A lifelong surfer of swells, he expertly rode out the final wave of the waning international fad, landing in the US for a short stay before returning to Brazil to continue his career A proud Carioca (Rio de Janeiro resident), Valle couldn’t stay away from his beloved...
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    The third self-titled release from bossa nova and tropicalia legend Gilberto Gil was originally released in 1971, while Gil was living in exile in London That highly regarded album is now reissued on TRANSPARENT YELLOW...
  • Combining garage-rock, pop and local styles sa bossa and samba, The Silvery Boys was one of the many interesting bands in Brazil during the late '60s The group's outstanding second album, originally out in 1968 and including originals as well as covers, is now available on 180-GRAM VINYL This edition comes with reproduced...
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    180 gram pressing An essential psychedelic album and a must for fans of Tropicalia Som Imaginario released a few albums during the progressive rock era which are also highly recommended but reissues are criminally unavailableThe powerful grouping was a true academy of sound imagination: Wagner Tiso, Tavito, Luiz Alves, Robertinho...
  • Iconic and much sough after self titled LP by Piry Reis now re-issued as a deluxe 180 grams edition containing an extra bonus track (spaced out Jazz interpretation of No Risco Do Relâmpago) After playing for several years with Egberto Gismonti group and other prominent Brazilian acts, Piry decided to record this album which was...
  • Mad About Records present the first official worldwide reissue of Luis Carlos Vinhas's O Som Psicodelico, originally released in 1968 O Som Psicodelico is an all-time classic and a landmark in Brazilian music Psychedelic bossa jazz Pianist from Rio de Janeiro, he started playing at night in the late 1950s, quickly participating in...
  • Originally released in 1984 Manoel Germano Filho (better known as Germannu) started his foray into education by following in his family's footsteps, earning his agronomy degree at the Federal University of Viçosa in the state of Minas Gerais Yet it was music rather than soil that held his heart, and after a chance meeting with...
  • Bassist, composer, arranger, and film scorer Jorge López Ruiz was the living embodiment of Argentine jazz history This recording, which was done in 1967 with a big band led by López Ruiz, represents a monumental work in Argentine jazz The work is a concept album that takes a critical stance on the chaotic political situation...
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    Gilberto Gil is the third solo album by Gilberto Gil, originally released in 1969 The album was arranged by Rogério Duprat, and has a strong element of psychedelic rock to it, being considered by some to be his most experimental...
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    África Brasil is a 1976 release by Brazilian artist Jorge Ben, recording at the time as Jorge Ben It was Ben’s 14th studio album África Brasil represented a milestone in Ben’s career with Ben’s switch to electric guitar and incorporation of both Afro-Brazilian and African-American pop music styles into his sound Known...
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    Originally released in 1971 (only in Brazil and Argentine) under the SHAKER’S name, (an idea / imposition of the record label / producer) In The Studio Again was in fact recorded by THE INNOCENTS, an Uruguayan band featuring Roberto "Pelin" Capobianco and Carlos "Caio" Vila from LOS SHAKERS plus Héctor and Carlos Capobianco...
  • First vinyl reissue of La Conferencia Secreta del Toto's Bar, Los Shaker's psychedelic masterpiece, originally released in late 1968 Inspired by Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band -- a milestone that would change the face of pop music forever back in 1967 -- Los Shakers created a fundamental album in the history of South...
  • First vinyl reissue of Shakers For You, the second LP by legendary beat/pop band from Uruguay, Los Shakers, originally released in 1966 An album clearly influenced by Help! (1965), Rubber Soul (1965), and Revolver (1966), but showing a band that were more than mere copycats, offering some revolutionary compositions and influences,...
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    Guerssen presents the first long playing record by the fabulous Los Shakers, the legendary band formed in Uruguay in the mid-1960s, in the wake of the Beatlemania phenomenon Their songs had little to envy to those of their heroes from Liverpool Tempo, chord progressions, and rhythms boiled in a magic, infectious sound The...
  • 180 gram vinyl Far Out Recordings present a reissue of Manfredo Fest's Brazilian Dorian Dream, originally released in 1976 Legally blind from birth, Brazilian keyboard player, composer, and bandleader Manfredo Fest learnt to read music in braille and began studying classical music at a young age By 17 he had fallen in love with...
  • Honeypie present a reissue of Wilson Simonal's Tem Algo Mais, originally released in 1963 A strong figure in the development of Brazilian pop music, a real superstar in the '60s, a key voice in Rio's soul scene, even though still largely unknown outside South America In fact, Simonal never fit completely in the dominant bossa nova...
  • Honeypie present a reissue of Dave Pike's Bossa Nova Carnival, originally released in 1962 Here's another beautiful example of the great impact of Brazilian music on American jazz in the '60s Vibraphonist Dave Pike, mostly known for his work with the likes of Herbie Mann, Bill Evans, and Paul Bley, displays a marvelous sextet...
  • Honeypie present a reissue of Sonny Stitt's Still Goes Latin, originally released in 1963 Musically born in the great tradition of Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt was one of the alto sax giants in Jazz history Recorded in 1963 and originally released on the Roost label, Stitt Goes Latin catches him at the head of an all-star line-up,...
  • BACK IN PRINT! US import A fine 1960 jazz LP by the quintet featuring band leader Juan Amalbert returns as an exact repro vinyl...
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    The album that defined the Latin boogaloo sound by Bronx-born, Puerto Rican bandleader and pianist Pete Rodriguez, known as The King of Boogaloo Released in 1967 on Alegre Records, the album’s hits include I Like It Like That, Micaela and El Hueso The irresistible title track topped the charts and became one of the most...
  • Airto’s second album, and second and last release for the Buddah label, brought back largely the same crew that appeared on his debut record Natural Feelings (also reissued by Real Gone): vocalist (and wife) Flora Purim, composer and multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal, and bassist Ron Carter, with contributions from Dom Um...
  • Debut album by prize-winning recording artist, composer & arranger NATALIE GREFFEL out of Berlin Natalie was born in post-colonial Mozambique and raised in Denmark from infancy After moving to Berlin in 2010 to attend a music conservatory, and while engaged in various projects - RADIO CITIZEN, KARL HECTOR & THE MALCOUNS,...
  • Survival Research present a reissue of Rita Lee & Tutti Frutti's Entradas E Bandeiras, originally released in 1976 As a founding member of innovative Brazilian psychedelic group Os Mutantes, Rita Lee's reputation is assured as a ground-breaking pioneer Born Rita Lee Jones in 1947 in the upscale Vila Mariana district of Sao...
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    First official vinyl reissue of the now classic 1971 album Produced by Transamericas in collaboration with the band from original master tapes, in a fully analog process at recording studios in Mar’a Pinto (Chile), London and Haarlem (Holland) Los Jaivas (“El Volantín”) is the first LP by Chilean rock band Los...
  • Vampisoul present a reissue of Marcos Valle's 1983 self-titled album Valle is one of the few artists one cannot miss if one has the slightest interest in Brazilian music Whether one's taste is focused on bossa jazz, samba, psych folk or soul, Valle has surely recorded an album to match By the late '60s he had already put out...
  • Compiled by Colombian music experts Lucas Silva and Philippe Noel, Guasa, Cununo Y Marimba: Afro-Colombian Music From The Pacific Coast is a selection of Afro-Colombian music from the Pacific Coast The Colombian Pacific coast has always been one of the most forgotten regions of Colombia: ninety percent of the population are of...
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    Lord Invader was one of the most iconic and well-regarded calypso musicians of the mid-20th century Coming from humble beginnings in the musical hotbed of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, Invader gained notoriety for his unique voice and lyrical prowess Calypso Travels, his final album released just before his death, was produced in New...
  • The 11th Limited Dance Edition Ranil y su Conjunto Tropical Fourteen mindblowing Cumbia masterpieces – many of which have never seen wide release outside the Amazonian region Ranil’s extraordinary output has remained one of the best kept secrets among collectors of cumbia and psychedelic Latin sounds With the...
  • 2020 repress Soundway Records present the eponymous debut LP from in-demand Amsterdam five piece, The Mauskovic Dance Band -- fusing no-wave dance punk, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, and space disco in a "controlled explosion" (The Quietus) Entirely self-produced, the band has reiterated their favorite elements of the '70s and '80s...
  • A masterpiece of South American percussion, recorded in 1977 by worldwide legend and Gipsy Kings percussionist Jorge Trasante—and impossible to find for decades—finally reissued! “In the mid-’70s I was struck by a young Uruguayan percussionist named Jorge Trasante I met him accompanying Rada and Pippo Spera, in...
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