*All Brazilian Vinyl Mix | Disco É Cultura
Welcome to the August edition of Push the Fader Radio – Brazil Special.
Earlier this year I took a trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While in town, I was no doubt searching for the perfect beat!
What I found was a sea of beautiful records and a tremendous amount of music to go through when I got back to NYC, endlessly combing the crates for those forgotten gems. And really, I’m still just at the beginning…
This mix is put together entirely from records purchased during that trip. On this podcast you’ll hear some of my favorite Brazilian artists, classics and versions in Soul, Jazz, Samba, MPB y more!
From Brazil to Brooklyn, with love.
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Maybe it’s the weather in NYC this time of year, or going to check out São Paulo’s DJ Nuts put down a very nice club set last Friday in NYC, nonetheless, nothing but Musica Brasileira has been coming out of my speakers lately.
Brazilian music is EVERYTHING! Big up my man + mentor on Brazilian grooves – DJ Paulão.
Back in September of 2006, I toured Europe stopping in Barcelona, Spain to play the legendary Powder Room night at Sala Apolo (Big up Mr. Wakanda, D2D2 and crew). I arrived a couple days before my gig with some time to soak up the local flavor. On that visit, I met an incredible DJ from São Paulo, Brazil named DJ Paulão. We would co-headline the next night together at Sala Apolo, but that night he had a solo set at an underground club in the heart of the downtown.
Hanging at his set the night before the gig and hearing him rock what seemed like all the Brazilians living in the city was nothing short of magical. That set was the perfect inspiration leading to the party rocking we would do together the next night at Sala Apolo. Here’s my set from Barcelona, immediately following my man Paulão. Enjoy.