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Rappin HoodSujeito Homem ... CD
Trama, 2001. Used ... $0.99
Brazilian hip hop from Rappin Hood – produced in a way that's surprisingly without cliche! The language is Portuguese throughout, and titles include "Vida De Negro", "De Repente", "Rap Du Bom", "Gol", "O Chamado", "Vida De Negro", "Suburbano", "E Tudo No Meu Nome (rmx)", and "Caso De Policia". CD
(Out of print.)

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Jair RodriguesA Nova Bossa Por Jair Rodrigues ... CD
Trama (Brazil), 2004. Used ... $4.99
A wonderful surprise from Jair Rodriguez – the kind of an album we never expected to like so much! Sure, Jair cut some fantastic work in earlier years, but we really weren't prepared for the quality of this one – as the set's honestly the greatest record we've heard from him in decades, done in a style that really lets his magical vocals come to the forefront, in that angularly soulful approach that often gets buried on other modern recordings. Tracks skip along with a light mix of samba and bossa rhythms – and although there's some electric instrumentation on the set, the overall feel is nice and rootsy – and slightly funky at a few moments. Titles include "Rio", "Se E Tarde Me Perdoa", "Falso Amor", "Voce Abusou", "O Barquinho", and "Este Seu Olhar". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kassin +2 (Moreno Veloso/Domenico)Futurismo ... LP
Trama/Luaka Bop, 2006. New Copy Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The long-awaited 3rd album in the trilogy of modern Brazilian grooves from the trio that's recorded under the names of Moreno Veloso and Domencio – and the first one to be issued under the name of Kassin! Following the format of the other variations in the series, Kassin takes the lead here – singing beautifully with a breathy sound that reminds us a lot of Brazilian funk recordings from the 70s – particularly the most spacious, most mellow funk of Joao Donato or Marcos Valle – both of whom seem to have a bit of influence on the sound here! Donato actually guests on Fender Rhodes on one track – and there's some other guest stars here who really keep things interesting – but the main star in the spotlight is Kassin, and he really blows our mind with the depth of his work on the set! The record's a real instant classic from Brazil – a sublime blend of electronic pop, subtle funk, and jazzy flourishes – all put together with a whole that's far greater than the sum of its parts. Genius throughout – with tracks that include "Ponto Final", "O Seu Lugar", "Esquecido", "Pra Lembrar", "Quando Nara Ri", "Agua", "Namorados", "Homem Ao Mar", "Samba Machine", and "Antes Da Chuva". US version features 4 bonus tracks – "Tranquilo (super stereo sound system)" from the Japanese pressing and "Lake Line", "Bow Road", and "Ya Ya Ya" that are only on this version. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
 
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✨✧ CamilleLe Fil ... CD
Narada, 2005. Used ... Out Of Stock
A lovely set of modern French work from Camille – done in a style that mixes the earthy with the electronic – in a way that's vaguely reminiscent of the modes used by Benjamin Biolay or Keren Ann, but which has a spirit that's clearly its own as well! Camille has a very strong vocal presence on the set – breathy and intimate one moment, but deeply soulful the next – in a way that's especially resonant with the more acoustic elements on the album, and which produces a really compelling sound overall. There's a criss-crossing of modes here that almost seems to borrow inspiration from some of the recent Trama generation in Brazil – but the overall presentation is quite specifically French, and extremely poetic as well. Titles include "Vous", "Assise", "Baby Carni Bird", "Senza", "Janine II", "Vertige", "Au Port", and "Pale Septembre". CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)
 
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Ultramagnetic MCsFunk Your Head Up ... CD
Mercury, 1992. Used ... $11.99
Follow up to Critical Beatdown with solid, funky production by Ced Gee and Moe Love, and Kool Keith just being Kool Keith – giving it some crazy charm that a lot people just weren't ready for at the time! Their first major label record, which seemed to take forever to come out, we recall a lot of folks being disappointed with this at the time – but there's ultimately a lot of quality cuts here! "Poppa Large", "Chorus Line Pt. 2", "Make It Happen" were favorite cuts from the outset, and with the benefit of hindsight and without burden of expections, other great ones include "Funk Radio", "Stop Jockin Me", "Bust The Facts" and "I Like Your Style" with many other standout moments. It's got a whopping 23 in all, and other tracks include "MC Champion", "Go For Yourz", "Message From The Boss", "Pluckin Cards", "You Ain't Real", "Moe Love On The ! & 2" and "Porno Star". CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Ultramagnetic MCsTraveling At The Speed Of Thought (voc, dub)/MCs Ultra (Pt II)/B-Boy Bonus Break ... 12-inch
Next Plateau, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Labels have light stains and a peeled spot.)

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✨✧ UltramarineEvery Man & Woman Is A Star (2LP + bonus 12") ... LP
Rough Trade, 1992. Used 2LP + 12" Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent remastered edition.)
 
 
 



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