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  • Presented in a deluxe gatefold sleeve with OBI strip, containing a blue & yellow split colour vinyl as well as an A2 poster This very sprecial edition also has alternative artwork Voted No 1 in the ‘Top 100 Brazilian Albums Ever’ in Rolling Stone Magazine, Brazil 'Acabou Chorare' is the second album from 'Novos...
  • Reissued for the first time outside of Brazil, originally released in 1972 After a few "strategic mistakes" in his career, Tom Zé found a new home at Continental label It was there that he made four albums for the remaining of the 1970s, beginning with this self-titled one When this LP was released in 1972, Tom Zé had a...
  • Reissued for the first time outside of Brazil, originally released in 1973 Todos os Olhos is one of the most emblematic and essential records of the confrontational music of Brazil By denouncing, criticizing, and mocking the trend of "heroes" who made "protest music" at the time, Tom Zé signed his eremitic letter of exclusion...
  • Reissue, originally released in 1976 Eduardo Araújo is a Brazilian singer owner of a bold but also incredible high note voice; and his duo singer Silvinha, owner of a great soulful voice, having both been very known to main public and successful in their careers across various music styles from the '60s, '70s, and '80s in Brazil...
  • Mochilla’s Timeless series reignites for RSD 2021 housed in full color gatefold jackets with the vinyl housed in printed inner sleeves In 2009, Brian Cross (aka B+) organized a series of live events at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex in Los Angles The Timeless series captured the lasting impact of several artists on the world of...
  • Flame splattered vinyl Originally released in 2016 Continually pushing the boundaries of jazz, funk, electronic music and disco, as expressed through their signature samba swing, the Brazilian mavericks Azymuth, have recreated the energy of those spellbinding seventies sessions which would launch them into international...
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    Here we are at the dawn of a new compilation series and we’re kicking things off with an absolute gem that features a selection of hard-to-find records (some impossible to find) and some that have been hiding in plain sight all along They all share common qualities, being that they are beautiful, soul-quenched songs that sing of...
  • Reissue, originally released in 1973 An icon of Brazilian popular music, Tim Maia was a musical polymath and prolific recording artist best known for introducing American soul to the Brazilian music scene, pioneering the sambalanço style by blending elements of soul, funk, rock, and samba Maia recorded four self-titled albums for...
  • “I imagine this record to be just like a flea market, an ensemble of nostalgia, a collage of memories, of dreams, ideas, sounds, words, feelings, places, eras and styles A unique sonic sound space that I’ve been trying to create for my own music This is also a record about getting old, about the uneasiness of life, but...
  • “Beleza Tropical was our first release In some ways it started the trend to compile music from other places It was a huge success, selling over 350,000 copies, and is still referred to today by many people turned on to Brazilian culture by this landmark release Many of the aritsts on this compilation are cultural heroes in...
  • Reissue, originally released in 1983 O Mistério dos Quintais was released originally in 1983 via some sort of crowdfunding, before the term itself and even the existence of internet Supporters who invested in the project had their names in the acknowledgements on the first edition insert Stemming from a great legacy of poetry,...
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    Repressed; 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...
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    The out-of-this-world recordings of Dilson de Souza, leading a kind of tropical chamber jazz on leaves from a ficus tree Dilson was from Barra do Pirai, in the Brazilian countryside; moving to Rio as a young man, where he worked in construction He recorded his first record in 1954, for RCA Victor He travelled to Quito around 1957,...
  • Dorival Caymmi was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actor, and painter active for more than 70 years beginning in 1933 He contributed to the birth of Brazil's bossa nova movement, and several of his samba pieces, such as "Samba da Minha Terra", "Doralice", and "Saudade da Bahia", have become staples of música popular Brasileira...
  • Fatiado Discos present a reissue of Marconi Notaro's No Sub Reino dos Metazoários, originally released in 1973 No Sub Reino dos Metazoários is the first and only record by musician and poet Marconi Notaro, out of Pernambuco, Brazil For years it was known that the master tape of No Sub Reino dos Metazoários had been lost during...
  • Originally released in 2010 "Listening to this remarkable album for the first time you'll surely be struck first by the deep, soul-piercing voice of that great Brazilian singer, Seu Jorge Yes: he's a singer first and foremost Many may know him as an actor for his screen-stealing performances in the likes of Wes Anderson's The Life...
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    Ethereal, sensual, subtle Maria de Fátima is that new favourite singer you think you just discovered, but had actually always been there This Brazilian muse from Tijuca (Rio de Janeiro) has worked and recorded with artists such as Milton Nascimento, Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Airto Moreira & Flora Purim, Chico Buarque and...
  • “Outro Lugar” is Toco’s second album Born Tomaz Di Cunto, Toco is a Brazilian songwriter from Sao Paulo who despite his young age is a passionate connoisseur as well as admirer of original Bossa Nova from the 60’s He absorbed the archetypal characteristics of the harmonies and the rhythms of that genre to offer them again...
  • South American Jazz & Bossanova flavours from 60s & 70s in Liguria, north west Italy Melody  sounds really close to Brazilian Portuguese and instrumental tracks smells of South American Jazz  Nonetheless, the sound landscape clearly reflects the Italian Library Music of the time This mingling was  made possible by the...
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    Compiled by Sean Marquand and Greg Caz, 2 DJs well-known for their epic parties at Williamsburg’s legendary Black Betty club, that sadly closed in 2009 The duo played a deep variety of strictly vintage samba, samba-rock, Tropicalia, and Brazilian funk under the banner of ‘Brazilian Beats Brooklyn’ Sean is known as half of...
  • Lilith Records present a reissue of Caetano Veloso's Caetano Veloso (Irene), originally issued in 1969 Although Veloso had already been thrown in jail once for his criticism of Brazil's military regime, he continued to speak out against it on Caetano Veloso (Irene), with tracks like "Irene", (about a machine gun-toting outlaw...
  • Honey Pie Records present a reissue of Elza Soares's Se Acaso Você Chegasse, originally released in 1960 A highly distinctive personality! A dark, dense, raspy voice as a strong and deliberated expression of her poor social origins For all her entire life singer Elza Soares was one of the strongest and most respected Brazilian...
  • His first, and arguably best album from the great Rozenblit catalogue lovingly restored in its original format on limited LP and CD, re-mastered from the original Rozenblit master tapes In 1968 Tom Zé; moved from Salvador Bahia to Sao Paulo where he hung out and wrote with his friends Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso Although...
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    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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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...
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    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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”...
  • Originally dating back to 1960, this legendary Brazilian bossa-jazz LP is now back on its original format 'Se Acaso Voce Chegasse' was Elza Soares'...
  • It is rather fascinating Jocy de Oliveira's journey as a creative and sensitive inhabitant of our planet She is a masterful composer, interpreter, multimedia artist, and storyteller Her pieces are influenced by the avant-garde of the 20th century and all cultures and languages on Earth, emphasizing the importance of feminism,...
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    Far Out Recordings present a reissue of the seminal debut album from Azymuth, Azimüth, originally released in 1975 Having never seen a vinyl release outside of Brazil, Azimüth is considered a milestone in Brazilian music Azymuth -- Jose Roberto Bertrami, Ivan Conti, and Alex Malheiros, as well as Ariovaldo Contesini -- formed in...
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    Fatiado Discos present a reissue of Di Melo's self-titled album, originally released in 1975 One may say that in the '70s, in the Brazilian northeastern music scene, specifically in Recife/Pernambuco it was a magical time The fusion of local original Brazilian genres such as samba and baião with North American soul music, funk...
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    Tim Maia was a Brazilian musician, songwriter, and businessman known for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and humorous musical style Maia contributed to Brazilian music within a wide variety of musical genres, including soul, funk, disco, jazz, rock and roll, rhythm and blues, romantic ballads, samba, bossa nova, baiao and...
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    2021 Reissue! New Cover Artwork! For Madlib, 'Medicine Show No 2: Flight to Brazil,' Madlib sends us on an 80-minute guided tour through three of four decades of Brazilian funk, psychedelic, prog-rock and...
  • Mastered at 45rpm for the best possible sound, this amazing Brazilian samba-funk album from 1969 is now back on wax Crate-diggers will ooze over the Brazilian take of Marlena Shaw's 'California Soul' and there is a one-off take on 'Fly Me To The Moon', as well as Young Holt Unlimited's 'Soulful Strut', sitting contentedly beside...

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