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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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Mr Bongo's World Cup City Selections - Sao Paulo

Jun 03, 2014

  The FIFA 2014 World Cup is almost upon us and it’s no secret that we have a love affair with the host nation Brazil and its music. So to join the celebration of the tournament we are going to give you a Mr Bongo inspired musical tour of the host cities of the World Cup. The first match is between Brazil...

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New Brazil 45's by Wilson Simonal, Os Brazoes & Tim Maia

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...

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