Posts Tagged ‘Brazilian’

Song of the Day: Di Melo “Kilario (Shaka Regroove)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jul 11, 2014

Brazilian funkster Di Melo’s 1975 classic “Kilario” gets a beat-heavy rework from the Shaka Crew.

Song of the Day: Wilson Simonal “Aqui é o país do futebol”

Posted by: Neville C.
Jun 20, 2014

Wilson Simonal’s “Aqui é o país do futebol” was originally released for the 1970 World Cup (which Brazil won).

Song of the Day: DJ LK “Numa Nice Numa Boa (Original Mix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Apr 23, 2013

I’m absolutely loving “Numa Nice Numa Boa” by DJ LK out on Royal Soul Records. The whole album is filled with brazilian style rhythms made with modern feeling and danceable beats. This is a great spring vibe!

Song of the Day: Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’77 “After Sunrise”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Feb 19, 2013

Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’77 “After Sunrise” gives the impression of a warm summer day slowly and gently beginning, with chiming string instruments and a wordless female “la-la-la” chorus. Perfect reminder on a dreary late-winter day like today that warmer weather is around the corner.

Song of the Day: Clara Nunes “Tristeza Pé No Chão”

Posted by: Neville C.
Feb 07, 2013

It’s Carnival week in Brazil so I thought I’d pick out a samba to get everyone in the mood. This one comes from the “Queen of Samba” Clara Nunes.

Song of the Day: Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 “Mas Que Nada (Slynk Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jan 10, 2013

Available on the massive Icons Vol. 3: Ghetto Funk Remixes album, this is Slynk’s great drum & bass take on Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66’s classic version of “Mas Que Nada,” originally recorded by Jorge Ben.

Download: Neville C. Mellow Madness Mix

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Aug 10, 2012

“Super groovy mix by DJ Neville C., the owner of one of D.C.’s finest record shops, Som Records. Mix was [originally] recorded for the Mellow Madness show on WRIR 97.3 in Richmond, VA.”

Afro-Latin Showcase at Rock & Roll Hotel

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Dec 14, 2011
Funk Filled Afro-Latin Music Showcase at Rock & Roll Hotel, Fri. Dec 16

Cheick Hamala Diabate is not just an artist but he’s a descendant of Mali’s ancient griot tradition. Washington is fortunate to have him based here and performing regularly. You can get into his sound this Friday along with Los Empresarios and The Sol Power All-Stars!

Bossa Beat!

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Apr 03, 2011

Classic bossa nova on Discos Elenco, my favorite Sea and Cake album, and one jazz-funk raer courtesy Som Records.

Getting Caught Up

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Sep 27, 2009

Yeah, its been a while. Here are a few recent purchases I’ve been feeling good about. 1.  Mr. Scruff – Music Takes Me Up (feat. Alice Russell) [Ninja Tuna] Nicely chugging hip-hop soul–complete with grooving organ–featuring Ms. Russell on lead vocals. 2.  Quantic & His Combo Barbaro – Linda Morena [Tru Thoughts] Lead single off the absolutely […]