Musicians that we’ve been writing about for years, with their immense talent and vision. Confirmations from some of the avant-garde names on today’s contemporary music - crossing a vast sort of genres. New ones that will, surely, keep surprising us. All in an eclectic 50-track selection.
After a two week hiatus, o sótão recaps on some of the best projects released during the month - and spirit - that ended yesterday. With no shortage of exciting music, the playlist of August contains 50 tracks focusing on artists we talked about and others that deserve a special note.
There was too much music being released by the highest karat underground artists and labels, so hard choices had to be made. Selecting fifty plus tracks, in a month like this one, is an invitation for everyone reading to go deeper.
June breezes through the rhythms of jazz, electronic, instrumental hip hop and music from the world. There’s always that impending feeling of discovery every day that makes us move deeper into genres, movements, artists.
Continuing the incredible amount of brilliant releases from March, this month’s playlist carries on a eclectic note. Our favorite songs from every artist that we showcased during April are included, making this playlist another personal journey through what we’ve been into.
March is typically a month, in which, an overwhelming amount of great music is released. As the great work of independent artists and labels further spans worldwide, it is truly remarkable the amount of original, creative and groovy inputs we are constantly receiving at o sótão.
February was rich in anthems that we will hear far beyond this month. We composed a playlist of 50 tracks to summarize the best ingredients we were able to use on this special cocktail. Eclectic as always: jazz, electronic, hip hop and soul music from all over the world.
January went by like a dream with an eclectic soundtrack, suited for different parts of this month’s plot. The BPM’s changed through 50 tracks and with them the vibes flowed up and down in a frenzy way. Just like those escalators in the picture, full of people, crossing Hong Kong, a world away from here.
The best we've heard and wrote about during this month. December brought us the electronic vibes of Prequel, Kamaal Williams, Contours, Kaidi Tatham Mark de Clive-Lowe or Vertiqua. We felt that jazz never left them and they keep driving us to it in modern forms.
A cold November went by under the hundreds of warm sounds that trembled through our walls. Picking the best photographs after a month’s hiatus, we also carefully selected 70 tracks reviewing the best we've showcased in here during this month.
Before going on a month’s hiatus, o sótão keeps on playing some of the best new artists releasing innovative and exciting projects. the playlist of September contains 50 tracks reviewing the best we've showcased in here during this month.
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.
The best we've heard during this month. July's harvest was fruitful in instrumental hip hop and jazz waves. Klaus Layer, Concept Of Thought, Diogo, Vida, Okvsho, Swarvy, Hubert Daviz, Wun Two, Rudemanners, Children of Zeus, digitalluc... and so many others.