Apr 14, 2015
We're going back to our Soho roots this Saturday for Record Store Day 2015. Our stall will be on the corner of Broadwick Street and Berwick Street, next to Soul Jazz Records stall, opposite the Blue Post pub. There will be music all day; the stage will be hosted by BBC 6Music's Shaun Keaveny, Sounds Of The Universe are holding a...
Apr 09, 2015
We have released a selection of 'test press' vinyl LP's and 7"'s exclusively on mrbongo.com. Titles include forthcoming, unreleased Brazil 45's and Afro 45's. When they are gone, they are gone - very limited.
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Apr 09, 2015
We are extremely proud to announce that we will be releasing a restored, 50th anniversary edition of Orson Welles masterpiece ‘Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight' ('Campanadas a medianoche' in Spanish) on Blu-ray and DVD this summer. This will be accompanied by 'Too Much Johnson', on Blu-ray and DVD, and 'The Immortal Story' on DVD. For the 50th anniversary edition of ‘Chimes At Midnight’, we have...
Apr 07, 2015
Brazil 45's 21 and 22 are in stock and shipping now. BRAZIL 45 # 21Azimuth - ManhaKey track from their all-time classic self-titled 1975 LP on Som Livre. Lush percussion laden, rhodes driven jazz-fusion groover.The legendary trio are one of the most well-known and most loved Brazilian exports, still regularly touring, including dates worldwide. Most prolific during their time signed...
Apr 01, 2015
Episode 7 is our first 7” special. Featuring music by Hareton & Meta, Renee Costy, J-Dilla, Pete Dunaway, Donny Hathaway, Gary Bartz, Letta Mbulu and many more: 1. Hareton & Meta - KM1102. Daebre Damo Dining Orchestra - Yesega Wat3. Mahmound Ahmed - Bemen Sebeb Letlash4. Bahtag Hiwot - Tessassategn Eko5. Menelik Wossenachew - Chereka6. Hailu Mergia - Musicawi Silt7. The...
Mar 24, 2015
Hollie is on tour with The Skints in March and April: MARCH 21st March – STRASBOURG LA LAITERIE CLUB, FRANCE23rd March – LYON LE TRANSBORDEUR CLUB, FRANCE24th March – CLERMONT FERRAND COOP DE MAI CLUB, FRANCE25th March – BORDEAUX DE PALMER CLUB, FRANCE27th March – COGNAC WEST ROCK, FRANCE28th March – PARIS MAROQUINERIE, FRANCE30th March – AARSCHOT DE KLINKER, BELGIUM...
Mar 24, 2015
This Saturday we will joining a wealth of the the finest record labels at Old Spitalfields Market in London for the 2015 leg of Independent Label Market.We will have brand new, exclusive Brazil 45's, Test Pressings, framed records, '1989' Tote bags and a hand-picked selection of 2nd-hand records. Full event info is available from the official site and from the Facebook page.In the mean time, check out the...
Mar 19, 2015
We are delighted to announce that we will be releasing the new album 'Mundo Meu' by Flavia Coelho, one of the finest live performers on the planet, on 11th May. The album features a stellar cast of guests that include Speech from Arrested Development and legendary afrobeat drummer Tony Allen. Flavia is a fascinating Brazilian singer who delivers an effortless mix of samba,...
Mar 02, 2015
Episode 6 of the Mr Bongo Record Club radio show featuring music by Billy Paul, Asiko, Elsa Soares, Tutty Moreno, George Benson and many more is available now: Billy Paul - East The St Vincent Latinares - Broasted Or FriedSam Peake & Metropolis - MetropolisAsiko - Hot BlackDr Adolf - SensationJackson Jones - I Feel Good Put Your Pants OnTumi...
Feb 13, 2015
The next two releases in our Brazil 45's series are in stock and shipping now.
Brazil 45, number 19
Wilson das Neves - Pick Up The Pieces
Som Tres - Tanga
Brazil 45, number 20
Wilson Simonal - Nem Vem Que Nao Tem
Trio Mocoto - Nao Adianta