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...
Jul 14, 2014
Hollie Cook's next single 'Postman' has made the BBC Radio 2 playlist!
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Jul 07, 2014
Karol Conka performs her hit Boa Noite (from her album 'Batuk Freak') in the BBC Radio 1Xtra Live Lounge for Trevor Nelson. This is the first time in history that a non-English language track has been performed in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.
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...
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...
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'...
Jun 03, 2014
The seventh and eighth releases on our new 7" re-issue imprint 'Brazil 45s' are in stock now: BRZ45.7 A. Os Brazoes - Carolina Carol BelaAA. Tim Maia - E Necesario Side A is a psychedelic cover of Jorge Ben's all time classic 'Carolina Carol Bela'. Very little is known about Os Brazoes except that they formed in Rio De Janeiro in 1969...
May 12, 2014
Today we premiered the official video for Hollie Cook's latest single, 'Real Love'. The song is the first single from Hollie's new album 'Twice'. It was premiered by the Telegraph, and directed by Annick Wolfers. We spoke to Annick about her creative inspiration for the video... "Hollie wanted a dreamy, colourful and slightly surreal video. The location was God’s Own Junkyard in Walthamstow...
Apr 30, 2014
Join us for an exclusive album launch party at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London on Wednesday 14th May. Support from Mr Bongo DJs.
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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...