Archive for the Brazil Category

Funky Friday – Latino Lovelies

Posted in Brazil, Cover Versions, Funk, Funky Friday, latin, Remake Remodel, Soul, Summer sounds on July 10, 2008 by planetmondo


Hola! Hola! Hola – it’s all gone Channel 9 and Mondo Bossa shaped for todays fistful of funky numbers, revolutionary remakes and south american shakedowns – so fill your botas mi amigos.

Ándale! Ándale! Arriba! Arriba!
It’s Wah-wah and bongo a go-go from Willie Bobo
Willie Bobo – ‘Always There’

Scorchio!
There’s a rootin’ tootin’ tropical tear up by way of…
Mongo Santamaria – ‘Lady Marmlade’

Muchos Gracias
To Nanker for putting this loco cover on my musical map –
Pucho and his Latin Soul Brothers – ‘Sex machine’

And finally ¡Salud! to Budd for tipping me off about Freakpower’s ‘Rush’ which samples Pucho’s ‘Got Myself A Good Man’

Back to the usual Rioja and Roll next week hombres

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Brazilian Wax

Posted in acid jazz, Brazil, Summer sounds on May 7, 2008 by planetmondo


Really… who wants to be working on a day like today when you could be sitting and sipping in the sun. So, should you feel like popping some bottle tops for a splash of something soothing why not try these tunes as a musical mixer..

And speaking of mixes I’m working on a new comp’ for Matt’s The Right Side Of Funky blog ( you really should check out the new ‘Quel Organ’ Mix on there right now) which I’m trying to keep as tight as pair of snug fit Speedos but just can’t seem to tuck these tunes into the tracklist…

Sergio Mendes and Brazil 77 – ‘Superstition’

Patricia Marx – ‘Menino’

Azymuth – Jazz Carnival