MARTIN IVESON – COBRA XI (FREDDY DA STUPID VERSION)

May 30th, 2015
MARTIN IVESON - COBRA XI (FREDDY DA STUPID VERSION)

Freddy Da Stupid is a Maputo, Moçambique based DJ who releases a steady flow of amazing Afro House tracks. His recent coup is an Afro rework of Martin – a.k.a. Atjazz – Iveson´s “Cobra Xi”. Grab it for free from below!

LUSO FM #113 on FUNKHAUS EUROPA OF MAY 23rd / German-Brazil special

May 29th, 2015
LUSO FM #113 on FUNKHAUS EUROPA OF MAY 23rd / German-Brazil special

If you ever wanted to hear how Germans paraphrase Brazilian music, listen to the latest episode of Daniel Haaksman´s Luso FM show on Funkhaus Europa. In fact, the German infatuation with Brazilian music is already decades old. From the early 1960s, when Bossa Nova was all the rage, German jazz musicians like Rolf Kühn, Volker Kriegel or Uwe Buschköter did their interpretations of the Rio sound, followed in the 1970s by pop versions of German singers like Mary Roos, Anne Haigis or Gilla who succesfully managed the obvious impossibility of pairing German language singing with Brazilian songs and melodies – call it cultural cannibalism reversed. Listen to the show below to find more about some of the best German Brazilian tunes.

JOÃO BRASIL – ALQUIMISTA MIX

May 26th, 2015
JOÃO BRASIL - ALQUIMISTA MIX

João Brasil, currently residing in LA to perfect his skills in mixing and mastering, just sent us a link to his new DJ mix. Called “Alquimista Mix” (“The Alchemist Mix)”, Brazil´s mash-up king shows once more the magic of recontextualising and cross blending acappellas, tropical style.

DJ EDGAR “CHUMBO CHAPA QUENTE”

May 22nd, 2015
DJ EDGAR "CHUMBO CHAPA QUENTE"

DJ Edgar just released an update of his original Baile Funk Masters release “Chapa Quente” in a 2015 remake. Free dl!

MAN REC PLAYLIST MAY 2015 : TECNO BREGA + ELETROMELODY UPDATE, COMPILED BY DANIEL HAAKSMAN

May 12th, 2015
MAN REC PLAYLIST MAY 2015 : TECNO BREGA + ELETROMELODY UPDATE, COMPILED BY DANIEL HAAKSMAN

We are kicking off a new, monthly series called The Playlist. It´s presenting genre oriented Soundcloud finds of local music styles from from around the world.

The May issue presents recent outstanding tunes from the field of tecno brega and eletromelody, mostly from Belém in the Brazilian state of Parrá, compiled by Daniel Haaksman.