Tag : Mochilla

Shafiq Husayn – Shafiq En’ A Free Ka

Last month Shafiq Husayn, 1/3rd of the Sa-Ra Creative Partners, released his solo debut on Plug Research. The album’s an eclectic blend of soul, hip-hop, jazz and electronics with an African spirit throughout. It’s a deep, soulful record and is…

Koushik – Outside My Window (Instrumentals)

Slow posts this week and last week. Job is hectic, etc. Anyway, in a string of free releases by Koushik through Stones Throw Records, today they are offering up an instrumental version of his album Out My Window for free.…

Triorganico – Convivencia

In the past few years I’ve developed an interest in Brazilian music, digging through the catalogs of artists like Airto Moreira, Milton Nascimento, Lo Borges, Jorge Ben, Hermeto Pascoal and a few others. I’ve only skimmed the surface, I’m sure.…

Wax Poetics – The Brazil Issue

Wax Poetics recently released what could become my favorite issue of their magazine so far, dedicated to the music of Brazil. Highlighting the issue is an interview by photographers Brian Cross (B+) and Eric Coleman with one of my favorite…

Stones Throw Posters, Prints, Artwork

Stones Throw’s been doing a lot of art-related ventures lately. Now they’re selling prints including a poster for Dilla, Madvillain, Quasimoto, a show poster and a photo of Madlib by Brian Cross. I certainly can’t afford any of them. But…

Jackson Conti – Sujinho

Sujinho is a fantastic collaboration between Madlib and Azymuth member Ivan Conti. I actually didn’t expect to see it in the store, but I was very glad I did. Mochilla, who released the album, has a good eye for packaging,…

DJ Nuts – Culutra Copia

Possibly the first compilation of Brazilian music I ever bought, DJ Nuts’ mix CD was released by Mochilla and Wax Poetics. I found it new for about $7 at the local record store. I was excited. The artwork was done…