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New Brazil 45's by Antonio Adolfo, Joao Bosco, Elza Soares and Elizabeth out now

Aug 27, 2014

  The eleventh and twelfth releases on our in-demand 7" re-issue imprint 'Brazil 45s' are in stock now: Brazil 45 number 11: A. Joao Bosco - O Ronco Da CuicaAA. Antonio Adolfo E A Brazuca - Transamazonica Joao Bosco - O Ronco Da Cuica This track originally appeared on prolific guitarist Joao Bosco’s ‘Galos de Briga’ LP released in 1976 on RCA Brazil. Previously...

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Hollie Cook Announces Her Debut US Tour

Aug 21, 2014

  Mr Bongo is delighted to announce Hollie Cook’s first U.S. tour. In association with the Windish Agency and LargeUp, the tour kicks off at Glasslands in Brooklyn on Monday Oct. 13, includes her first East Coast appearances (she’s previously performed spot dates in California), and concludes in L.A. on Oct. 24th. Along the way Hollie will play Boston; Philadelphia; Washington...

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Hareton Salvanini 'Hareton + META' 7" re-issue available now

Aug 06, 2014

With a life spent record digging across the world and a near encyclopaedic knowledge of golden period Brazilian music, its rare for Mr Bongo to come across an incredible record from that rich period that he doesn’t already know, but that is what happened with Hareton Salvanini - 'Hareton & M.E.T.A'.  The Mr Bongo release began with a tip off from Floating...

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Karol Conka - Summer 2014 - European Tour Dates

Jun 16, 2014

We are very excited to announce that Karol Conka is coming back this summer: JUNE 20th - Villeurbanne - Festival des Invités26th - Paris - Petit Bain27th - Berlin - Fusion Festival28th - Berlin - Yaam 29th - Malmö - Sommar Scene JULY 2nd - Göteberg - The Docks Event 5th - Vienne - Café Léopold6th - Sète - World Wide Festival10th...

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Mr Bongo talks vinyl digging on Fuse TV

Jun 12, 2014

  Record digging and collecting can easily become an obsession, and for many it becomes a way of life. David Buttle (aka Mr Bongo) has been collecting records and travelling the world looking for rare wax for over 30 years. In that time he has been in many precarious record hunting situations, discovered many super rarities, and also set up...

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Ameriie samples Incredible Bongo Band's 'Apache' on new single 'What I Want'

Jun 11, 2014

International singer-songwriter and all round star performer Ameriie has debuted the 'lyric video' to her brand-new single 'What I Want'. Ameriie can be heard against none other than our very own Incredible Bongo Band's 'Apache'. Penned by Ameriie and produced by her husband Mr. Nicholson, 'What I Want' is set to be a hugely popular track this summer and continues the heritage of sampling the 'Apache'...

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Mr Bongo's World Cup City Selections - Rio de Janeiro

Jun 10, 2014

Rio de Janeiro needs little introduction; its one of the most visited cities in the southern hemisphere and the one that most people think of first when they think of Brazil. We have visited Rio many times and seen the city drastically change over the past 25 years. Our favourite memories of Rio include the cathedral of surf that is Prainha,...

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