fresh sounds from today’s brazil

London, England – Manteca Records, in the UK, has released Nu Brazil – Fresh sounds from Today’s Brazil (MANTDCD217).

In the 21st century the music of Brazil has reached a major cusp in its development. This extensive and varied selection is music from today’s Brazil. From samba legends through modernist songwriters to full-on drum’n’bass.

Compilation & notes are by John Armstrong

CD1:

1 ADRIANA CALCANHOTTO: PELOS ARES

2 MAD ZOO: ESFERA feat. Rosy Aragäo (COSMONAUTICS RE-RUB)

3 BEBEL GILBERTO: SEM CONTENÇÃO (TRÜBY TRIO REMIX)

4 SUBA: TANTOS DESEJOS (NICOLA CONTE REMIX)

5 DJ MYSTICAL (MACUMBALADA): SAMBA DO MORRO

6 MAMOND: PREGUICIMAN

7 MOACIR SANTOS: COISA NO.6

8 ERLON CHAVES: COSA NOSTRA (RAW DEAL MIX)

9 TOTONHO & OSCABRA: MÚSICA CUBANA

10 FABIO FONSECA TRIO: JEITO ESQUISITO

11 MIRTON: TODA BATIDA

12 JAIR OLIVEIRA: DOR DE RESSACA

13 MAX DE CASTRO: A HISTÓRIA DA MORENA NUA QUE ABALOU AS ESTRUTURAS DO ESPLENDOR DO CARNAVAL

14 SILVERA: VEM FICAR COMIGO

15 ZUCO 103: TREASURE

CD2:
1 PAULINHO DA VIOLA: TIMONEIRO
2 OS ORIGINAIS DO SAMBA: LÁ VEM SALGUEIRO
3 ZECA BALEIRO: MINHA TRIBO SOU EU
4 FORRŌÇACANA: MALTIDE
5 CAJU & CASTANHA: ANDANDO DE COLETIVO
6 JOYCE: FORÇAS D’ALMA
7 JUSSARA: CARAVELA
8 MORENO VELOSO + 2: DEUSA DO AMOR (Goddess Of Love)
9 VITOR RAMIL: CAUSO FARRAPO
10 CELSO FONSECA: O ORIGEM DA FELICIDADE
11 DAÚDE: ALÁ-LÁ-Ô
12 SEU JORGE: CAROLINA
13 LENINE: LAVADEIRA DO RIO
14 ELZA SOARES: A CARNE

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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