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    Formed in 1961 by the legendary brothers Pedro Jairo and Guillermo León Garcés, LOS GOLDEN BOYS quickly rose to the top of the Colombian "música tropical" scene by combining popular rock and twist influences with cumbia, gaita, porro and other local styles The band recorded several hits for the Discos Fuentes label, until the...
  • Reissue First released in 1963 on Phillips Records, this was Jorge Ben's debut album Samba Esquema Novo ("New Style Samba") deliberately sets a new standard in Brazilian music A beautiful, fresh and vital combination of Ben's percussive guitar and smooth/rough voice backed by big band style horns, percussion (the great Dom Um...
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    Far Out Recordings present a reissue of José Roberto Trio's self-titled album, originally released in 1966 The late José Roberto Bertrami is best known as the keyboardist and bandleader of legendary trio Azymuth In 1965, at the age of just nineteen, Zé Roberto recorded his first studio album with his group Os Tatuís, and the...
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    Far Out Recordings present a reissue of Os Tatuís' self-titled album, originally released in 1965 The late José Roberto Bertrami is best known as the keyboardist and bandleader of legendary trio Azymuth In 1965, at the age of just nineteen, Zé Roberto recorded his first studio album with his group Os Tatuís, and the José...
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    Sergio Sayeg (aka Sessa) has always been entranced by what he calls “the mess” of music: the accidental, tortuous nature of it, a path on which musicians and audiences alike can attain a higher purpose A love supreme, if you will While Sessa’s 2019 debut Grandeza explored the corporeal pleasures and gentle drunkenness of...
  • Official reissue 1967 Peruvian garage classic After consecutive reissues of Peruvian garage and psychedelic rock from the sixties and seventies, Discos Monterey couldn't miss the chance to resurface two of the most emblematic records of the period: 1967's Segundo Volumen and 1968's Docena 3 (DM 012LP) by Los Shain's, the "conjunto...
  • Official reissue 1968 Peruvian garage psych classic Following 1967's Segundo Volumen, Docena 3 would see the light of day a year later, highlighting the LSD world on the cover, in which they added more accentuated lysergic moments, the use of the Indian zither, plus Jorge Pomar on rhythm, and other technical novelties such as...
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    One of the hidden treasures from Venezuela, Grupo Geyser were pioneers in fusing psychedelic rock with Latin and Afro Cuban rhythms Here's their first ever vinyl retrospective, including their four singles originally released between 1970-73 Los Geyser aka Grupo Geyser formed in Caracas, Venezuela, in the mid-60s by brothers...
  • 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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    Vampisoul present a reissue of Wanda Sá's Vagamente, originally released in 1964 Beautiful vocal bossa jazz album that includes songs written by Edu Lobo, Vinicius De Moraes, Roberto Menescal, and Marcos Valle, among others The backing band was formed by Brazil top musicians led by Luis Carlos Vinhas, Tenorio Jr, and Menescal...
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    Belgium, not the first place you’d think of when it comes to Latin or Afro funk Yet one of the greatest records to blend both styles came from the small northern European country, masterminded by Nico Gomez and his Afro Percussion Inc 'Ritual' is a perfect example of the kind of experimentation that was rife in the 70s and...
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    It's hard to believe we are now up to Volume 5 of our renowned Record Club series Curating these compilations, where we share our latest musical discoveries and old favourites from the global stage, is always a labour of loveThis selection is less dancefloor-driven than our previous volumes, as fewer opportunities for live events...
  • With some of the best DJs and selectors there is a certain mysterious sound or underlying feeling which unites the music they play, regardless of genre, year or tempo Luke Una is a master of telling a story through music and this compilation is a perfect example of his musical alchemy in action Featuring tracks from Yusef Lateef,...
  • Leobardo Acosta Quintanar was born in Huetamo, Michoacán in 1925 He was a notable drummer, composer, arranger, and orchestrator In 1970, he recorded a last LP for Capitol with a small combo formed with some of his closest peers The sound engineer for these sessions, Rogiero Silva, recalls that it happened in the night time Leo...
  • Vampisoul present a reissue of Jorge Ben's Dádiva, originally released in 1983 Jorge Ben is someone who needs no introduction Since his first hits in the '60s, this artist has become one of the greatest icons of Brazilian pop music His anthems "Mais Que Nada" or "Pais Tropical" are probably two of the most ever-listened Brazilian...
  • Vampisoul present a first-time reissue of Orquesta Revé's De Habana A Lima Con La Orquesta Revé In 1956, the percussionist and composer from Guantanamo, Elio Revé, founded the orchestra popularly known as La Revé, which in the space of a few years became the Cuban music group par excellence for foreign audiences Elio, dubbed...
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    Musica Macondo unearths eight contemporary Brazilian tracks on compilation Brasil Novo, disseminating the rich and percussive heritage of Brazil and Samba De Coco Selected by DJs Tahira (Sao Paulo) and Tim Garcia (London), the diversity and positivity of Brazil shines, featuring elements of samba, candomble, batuques, jazz, folk...
  • Adrian Quesada of Black Pumas has announced a new album, Boleros Psicodélicos, a sprawling and singular tribute to the golden era of balada music The brand new album from the GRAMMY-winning guitarist, producer, and Black Pumas co-founder serves as a celebration of the super funky, slightly delirious, and deeply soulful sounds...
  • Soulgramma present a reissue of Chakachas' self-titled album, originally released in 1972 Gaston Bogaert aka Tito Madinez (percussion) was the leader of this Belgian band often mistaken for an Afro-American combo, due to their music and unmistakable aesthetics Released in 1972 on local Blue Elephant imprint, their self-titled...
  • The reason that you even know Os Mutantes is because of this album Back in 1999 when David Byrne originally compiled this retrospective - making it the first in our critically acclaimed psychedelic series - the idea of doing a psychedelic album from outside the US or Europe was a total surprise And, most important, it introduced...
  • Originally released in 2007 After a very long time researching the archives of the most important record labels of Peru, we present volume one of Gozalo! ("enjoy it!") a collection of this country's best artists during the '60s and '70s Peru, surely not a heavyweight champion of well-known music, at least in Europe or North...
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    Vampisoul present a first time reissue of Wganda Kenya's self-titled album, originally released in 1976 According to Fruko, Wganda Kenya was formed at the request of José María Fuentes in 1974 Fuentes came to Fruko with the proposal to assemble a group with an African and Caribbean sound in order to appeal to the Costeño...
  • Vampisoul present a first-time vinyl reissue of Os Sambeatles' self-titled album, originally released in 1966 Rare 1966 Brazilian LP with a jazz/bossa nova take on songs by the Beatles performed by the very talented Manfredo Fest and his trio It was originally released right after their classic 1965 RGE album and has a very...
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    Vampisoul present the first-time vinyl reissue of Sambrasa Trio's Em Som Maior, originally released in 1965 Samba jazz gem recorded by Airto Moreira on drums, Humberto Clayber on double bass, and Hermeto Pascoal on piano in the early days of their careers As the original notes states, the recording session of the album was such a...
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    1967 descargas album by Peruvian percussionist Coco Lagos y Sus Orates, featuring Alfredo Linares, Charlie Palomares, Otto de Rojas, Mario Allison… This album was recorded following the success of the descarga sessions released by New York label Alegre Records It includes a version of Cal Tjader´s ‘Mamblues’ and 'Brava...
  • Vampisoul present a reissue of Jorge Ben's Bem-Vinda Amizade, originally released in 1981 Jorge Ben is someone who needs no introduction Since his first hits in the '60s, this artist has become one of the greatest icons of Brazilian pop music His anthems "Mais Que Nada" or "Pais Tropical" are probably two of the most ever-listened...
  • This release marks the first vinyl reissue of the jazz classic by master conguero Mongo Santamaría  First released in 1976, Sofrito combines jazz with Afro-Cuban grooves, funk and soul From the simmering blues of “Spring Song” to the devastating bass line of “O Mi Shangó” to the rousing groove of the title track, this...
  • Far from the twin epicenters of New York and Miami, Carlos Ruiz and his Ebirac label were both feeling and generating the aftershocks of the mid-'70s salsa boom Holed up in their own bustling Puerto Rican community center on Chicago's west side, these third coast salseros plied their trade outside the hot lights, cutting their...
  • One of the most transcendental Latin Soul albums in the history of the genre Released in 1971, it underscores New York native Ralfi Pagan’s status as one of the most talented singer/songwriters in the Fania roster The masterful album includes highlights like the swinging salsa opener “Mi Chamaco,” the Joe Bataan-penned song...
  • Box With 4 LPs – 33 1/3 rpm 180 grams, blackCelebrating his 70 years of age, Alceu Valença has part of his career remembered in the Box that bears his name, launched this year by Polysom It contains the first three albums of the national music idol , recorded in the 70s, “Molhado de Suor” (1974), “Vivo!” (1976) and...
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    Joao Gilberto's self titled third album from 1961, is the fruit of the collaboration between Gilberto and the great composer and arranger Antonio Carlos Jobim and Walter Wanderley and his ensemble This is one of the greatest pieces of work in the field of Brazilian music Gilberto's delicate singing moves on top of extremely...
  • Born in 1937 in Rio de Janeiro among the sounds of Choro, Samba, and later Bossa Nova, Reginaldo Bessa showed a natural ability for music early in life He began playing guitar at age 12 and soon was playing in bands at the dances in his neighborhood, quickly becoming a local favorite He attributes much of his early musical...
  • Following the recent reissue of Jose Mauro's Obnoxius, Far Out Recordings reissue another release in the treasure trove of the Quartin catalog, Victor Assis Brasil Plays Jobim, originally released in 1970 Over the course of the '60s, Roberto Quartin released more than 20 albums in Brazil on his label Forma by artists including the...
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    A completely unique and beautiful album from contemporary Brazil blending soft pop, indie folk, sixties psychedelia, lo-fi and flavors of the brazilian Clube da Esquina! Leonardo Marques makes a kind of music that creates bucolic and romantic scenarios whose sound goes among indie folk, sixties psychedelia, lo-fi and the...
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    Immortal samba, and its rhythmic relatives, is on the one hand so undemanding that it manages to take off with the simplest of instruments, yet on the other hand it is so concentrated that it can conjure up all manner of fantastic sound coloring With regard to these sessions that were recorded in the Sixties, when bossa nova...
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    It all started in 2010 I had asked Eamon Ore-Giron - aka DJ Lengua - if he would be interested in compiling a Latin project for Analog Africa, and if so, if he had a theme in mind He replied, "Have you ever heard of Rebajada" The question mark above my head, together with the wall of China, must have been the only other object...
  • Mad About Records present an official reissue of Don Beto's Nossa Imaginação, originally released in 1978 A Brazilian soul boogie classic Don Beto was born in Uruguay and became one of the most forerunners of soul music in Brazil In 1979, he recorded the Nossa Imaginação LP which featured arrangements by the legendary producer...
  • Some things take time to happen, some things perhaps take a bit longer than they should but, finally, we are delighted to present an issue of the iconic, and sought-after, Brazilian album 'Alucinolândia' by Zito Righi e Seu Conjunto from 1969The trippy, surrealist 60s cover design with hands holding eyeballs is somewhat confusing...
  • Federal Records is generally considered to be responsible for birthing Rocksteady in the 1960’s, but Jamaica’s first recording studio also had a nice little side-thing going for jazz records at the same time New Dub Store compilation Jamaica Jazz from Federal Records: Carib Roots, Jazz, Mento, Latin, Merengue & Rhumba...
  • The innovative, radical soul of Guadeloupe explored across thirty years of contemporary gwoka music, released by Time Capsule and Séance Centre As Guadeloupean vocalist and composer Marie-Line Dahomay writes in her liner notes to the compilation, gwoka is more than a style of music, it is “a way of living and...
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    Gabor Szabo was one of the most original guitarists to emerge in the 1960s, mixing his Hungarian folk music heritage with a deep love of jazz and crafting a distinctive, largely self-taught sound Born in Budapest, on March 8, 1936, Szabo was inspired by a Roy Rogers cowboy movie to begin playing guitar when he was 14 and often...
  • Brazilian percussion is a universe apart The fusion of African and Brazilian cultures and rhythms has generated many talented musicians who have gone deep into Brazilian roots to search for its essence and thoroughly research all of our diversity Many of the percussionists have been transformed into an "export products”...
  • The fourth release from Jazz Is Dead records features Azymuth, one of the bands in Brazilian history, redefining Popular Brazilian Music Having released almost 20 albums in their career, Azymuth proves to be a consistent source for an innovative mix of jazz, pop, MPB, and electronic music Composed and produced by Adrian Younge...
  • This would have been the Brazilian post-punk supergroup It would have, because bassist and singer Sandra Coutinho moved to Germany, leaving these recordings behind -- only two songs were released, in an independent compilation (Enquanto Isso, 1991) Sandra (bass, As Mercenárias) along with Denise Camargo (keyboards and voice,...
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    Reissue, originally released in 1973 One of the rarest and most enigmatic LPs in the Brazilian discography, Prá Quem Sabe das Coisas is a collective album that gathered a group of students from São Paulo Law School, supported by the organist/pianist Renato Mendes, one of samba-jazz's most important names Released in 1973 by the...
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    SAAR Records is republishing , in a limited edition with its famous label Stella and thanks to the collaboration of Sonor Muisc Editios for remastering, the Long Play "A Trip Around The World”, much sought after the vinyl collectors The album was recorded and produced in the recording studios at Pero, with the famous Italian...
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    Mapache presents the first solo album by Tim Bernardes, singer and composer of Brazilian band O Terno A magical Chamber Pop album that can be totally explained with just a word Beauty “Sao Paulo talented jack-of all trades, Tim Bernardes Recomeçar shines exquisitely from head to toe So, cut off the overheads, turn on a...
  • Life Goes On Records present a reissue of Johnny Rae's Afro-Jazz Septet's Herbie Mann's African Suite, originally released in 1959 Impressive session led jointly by Herbie Mann and John Rae On side A, the group incessantly shifts from soft vibes-and-flute jazz to percussion-heavy Afro-Cuban rhythms to classic Blue Note hard bop...

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