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Blog nas ondas do hip hop e da música eletrónica de qualidade. Em Português.

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Daily Posts about Underground Instrumental Hip Hop, Contemporary Jazz, R&B, Lo Fi & Electronic music

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dila: dila

Francisco Espregueira

Brazilian vocal sensation Dila reportedly died in a car crash shortly after her first and only album’s release in 1971 and there is very little known about the woman behind the voice of this self-titled diamond. The joyous music Dila left behind, gives us a picture as good as any, of a powerful feminine soul at the top of her game.

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ronie & central do brasil

Francisco Espregueira

Rolling from the 70’s, with a sweet samba soul, Ronie & Central do Brasil is a brilliant reissue - for the first time in vinyl - by Lisbon-based Mad About Records. The album grooves smoothly with Ronie’s (a.k.a. Ronaldo Mesquita) drums and percussion intertwined with a luxurious use of Fender Rhodes and delicious fingerprints of brazilian samba arrangements.

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sair: becoming

Francisco Espregueira

Strongly influenced by jazz, funk and boogie themes, the producer and multi-instrumentalist from Porto SaiR drops Becoming through Neon Finger Records. Nine tracks, in which the fusion between electric instruments and synthesizers takes us back to a 80’s disco.

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peoples pleasure with alive and well: do you hear me talking to you?

Francisco Espregueira

The single from Everyday People, “World Full Of People / I’d Like To Stay”, is well known on the modern soul and funk scene and it’s relatively easy to find a copy selling for more than 500 euros. What was always less well known was that there was also an LP by the same band but labeled as People Pleasure With Alive and Well.

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august '18: recap #1

Francisco Espregueira

The first recap coming during sunny August begins and ends with the sweet portuguese accent coming from Brazil. Marcos Valle extensive carreer is honored and followed by the usual summary of artists we've showcased here during this month.

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