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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Official Video Premiere of Hollie Cook - Real Love.

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...

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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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