180g double lp (vinyl only!) recorded in 1974 and unreleased until almost thirty years later, the album was written as the soundtrack to a ballet which dealt with the legacy of slavery in brazil. raw, atmospheric and emotionally charged, maria maria reveals one of brazils greatest ever songwriters at his creative peak
double 180 gram vinyl in gatefold cover.milton s second volume of tracks cut with his legendary -corner club- – with a very similar approach to the landmark first volume! loads of great artists make guest appearances on here, like lo borges, wagner tiso, toninho horta, and chico buarque – and the production has haunting blend of baroque, jazz, and soul that we can only define as -nascimento like-! a really fitting companion to the first volume, and a double-length set with tracks that include -e dai-, -pao e agua-, -canoa, canoa-, -credo-, -nascente-, -meu menino-, -que bom, amigo-.
double 180 gram vinyl in gatefold cover.
a landmark album - and one that milton cut with his -corner club-, an elite group of musicians and songwriters from the early days of his career - including greats like lo borges and wagner tiso.
these songs represent but a small sampling of the fruits of a flowering in brazilian creativity. the innovations in structure, lyrics and arrangements, combined with a very restrained but heartfelt intensity, are unique to brazilian pop music… and in their own way, are as radical, seductive and beautiful as the best english language pop.
the vinyl release includes a download code.
(180 gr) following on from their seminal light as a feather lp, outubro (october) was originally released in 1980 and began azymuth’s run of prolific output for milestone records throughout the decade.
VOL 2 BOSSA NOVA AND THE RISE OF BRAZILIAN MUSIC IN 1960S (2X12 LP)
2x12" Vinyl UK11.02.11
forget the cocktail-sipping tropical image that bossa nova became, bossa novas origins in brazil are that of a stunning modernist and revolutionary music that reflected the radical and exciting idealism of the country at the start of the 1960s. this music is the real deal!
>bossa nova and the rise of brazilian music in the 1960s< charts the rise of the events that led to the arrival of this new musical movement and what happened next. joao gilberto, tom jobim, vinicius de moraes, elis regina, gilberto gil and baden powell all feature alongside many other brazilian artists who launched their careers during this amazing period.