far out recordings are honoured to be working with master composer, arranger and pianist, antonio adolfo for the first time since releasing his destiny album in 2007. this time we present the first ever vinyl reissue of his era-defining viralata lp: an essential album from brazil s majorly progressive heyday of late seventies jazz-funk.
take a trawl through mushrooms projects’ ample back catalogue, and you’ll immediately be struck by their constant artistic progression. throughout their career, giorgio giri and marco lentano have refused to stand still, with each successive release offering a subtle signs of musical evolution.
they’re at it again on rivea corymbosa, a sophomore set that’s markedly different – albeit similarly minded – to their 2013 debut album, undergrass.
this album is another chapter in the ongoing there s-muchmore-to-brazil than-bossa-nova saga. it s filled with disco-eratracks produced for the brazilian domestic marketplace, some of which were hits, others which were quite obscure. what binds them all together - besides their common origins, time period and overall musical approach - is the fact that their reputation has been steadily transcending brazils borders. this has allowed these tunes to find their place on set lists, want lists and in the crates of the world s most discerning djs and tastemakers.