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Martin Scorsese presents Masters Of Polish Cinema and 'Hourglass Sanatorium'

Apr 29, 2014

Martin Scorsese has curated a selection of landmark Polish films, all newly restored, from some of the country's most accomplished and lauded filmmakers, such as Andrzej Wajda, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Krzysztof Zanussi, Jerzy Kawalerowicz and Wojciech Has. Zanussi will appear in person as the Academy Awards launches this series on 2nd May with a screening of two of his films; the...

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Musica de Futebol - Celebrating The Brazilian Love Affair with Music and Football

Apr 29, 2014

Brazil became a republic in 1889. Five years later Charles Miller arrived with two footballs at the port of Santos and the country’s destiny was foreordained. Within decades football was the strongest symbol of Brazilian identity. Brazil has won the World Cup five times – more than any other country. It has produced some of the most talented players of...

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New Brazil 45's by Miguel De Deus, Boogaloo Combo & Os Originais Do Samba

Apr 17, 2014

The fifth and six releases on our new 7" re-issue imprint 'Brazil 45s' are in stock now: BRZ45.04 A) Miguel de Deus - Black Soul Brothers B/W AA) Boogaloo Combo - Hot Pants Road Side A features the title track from Miguel de Deus sought after 'Black Soul Brothers' album, an important record in the 'Black Rio' movement, originally released in...

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Hollie Cook picks for Electric Brixton

Apr 14, 2014

Hollie picks 5 favourites ahead of her performance with Ziggy Marley on 23rd April: Neneh Cherry - Manchild Hollie: Neneh Cherry has always been one of my favourite pop stars. I love the melody of this song, and the video is cool, simple and creative. And she has her kids in it! Brand new baby didn't stop her from fulfilling her ambitions...

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Labi Siffre - Remember My Song. Mr Bongo authentic reissue.

Apr 08, 2014

Born in London, 1945, Labi Siffre's recording career has spanned over 30 years and produced a body of work that has attained anthemic status across the world. He has had two number one hits (directly and indirectly) and is considered by those in the know to be of Britain's most important musicians of the past fifty years. So it's a strange...

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Ed Motta's 10 Brazilian Soul Classics

Apr 08, 2014

Ed Motta knows a thing or two about soul. As the nephew of Brazil’s finest soul man Tim Maia, it’s in his genes. But he hasn’t relied on a family connection to build his reputation. With 12 studio albums since the early 90s, Motta has crafted his own career as Maia’s successor; Brazil’s “new” king of soul. Combining soul, funk, disco and...

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Prince Fatty VS Mungo's Hi Fi - 5 x 7" vinyl

Mar 10, 2014

Prince Fatty VS Mungo's Hi Fi. Prince Fatty faces off against the mighty Mungo’s Hi Fi Soundsystem. Mungo's Hi Fi champion the evolution reggae, dub and dancehall music and are re-invigorating soundsystem culture. They have developed formidable live shows, collaborating with foundation legends like Ranking Joe, Sugar Minott and Sister Nancy as well as top vocalists on the scene at the moment including...

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Rasterinha EP by Funk Na Caixa and Xão

Mar 04, 2014

Our good friends Funk Na Caixa and Xão have come up with the goods once again. This time in the form of 'EP Rasterinha', a free 11-track compilation album dedicated to 'Rasterinha', the latest electronic Brazilian style to emerge post-Baile Funk. The album features tracks by Bumps, Guto Almeida, Carlos Nunez, DJ Comrade and Ckrono & Slesh amongst others, all of whom...

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Fatboy Slim presents 'Bem Brasil'

Mar 04, 2014

Fatboy Slim's new album will be released just ahead of this year's World Cup, and it will feature a distinct Brazilian flavour. 'Fatboy Slim presents Bem Brasil', which roughly translates as 'Very Brazil', includes brand new material plus remixes and edits from the likes of Eats Everything, Claude VonStroke and Psychemagik amongst others. The DJ, whose real name is Norman...

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