May 12, 2015
The final instalment in Gareth Stephens investigations into the lesser-known tracks from the Mr Bongo catalogue that have found their way into various samplers and hard drives. Claudia Brazilian artist Claudia is a Mr Bongo HQ favourite and here her song Deixa Eu Dizer (the first releases in our Brazil 45's series) gets used in both House and Hip Hop. Mulatu Astatké A...
May 11, 2015
Flavia Coelho 'Mundo Meu' album is out today. Featuring German superstar Patrice, cult rapper Speech (Arrested Development), accordionist Fixi of Java and the legendary drummer Tony Allen.
You can buy it here on our website, or download/stream from iTunes and Spotify
May 07, 2015
The second instalment of Gareth Stephens blog series, looking at the lesser-known tracks from the Mr Bongo catalogue that have found their way into various samplers and hard drives. Azymuth Azymuth are no stranger to being sampled and are much loved by a diverse range of producers. Marcos Valle Arguably one of the greats of Brazilian music, whether it be his...
May 01, 2015
Episode 8 of our monthly, 2-hour, all-vinyl radio show is now available for your listening pleasure. With resident selectors Graham Luckhurst, Ally Smith, Gareth Stephens and Ville Marttila. Hugh Masekela – Actin’ Like A Fool Funk Inc. – Let’s Make Peace And Stop The War Shuggie Otis – Inspiration/Information Leon Thomas – China Doll Horace Silver – Open Up Your...