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Céu – Céu

Céu - Céu

Céu is a brand new brazilian potencial in world music.

She makes a very authentic mixture of bossa nova, dub, african beats and reggae. But the vocal lines and lyrics relate directly to african roots.

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Me’Shell NdegéOcello - Comfort Woman

First time I listened to Me’Shell it was on tv, she was at a jazz festival. She was playing a quite straightforward energetic jazz. Immediately I ran after some names I got from the show, and I just was in front of a modern soul artist.

Comfort Woman is a fresh mix of soul, dub and soft electro stuff. Most of the songs are relaxing and downtempo.

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De Facto - Megaton Shotblast

De Facto is the last stand to Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez before The Mars Volta. And they were already in the good companion of Isaiah Ikey Owens and Jeremy Ward. At that time they started doing public jams with John Frusciante and Flea, both from Red Hot Chilli Peppers. And because of De Facto they met John Theodore, who would become the drummer for The Mars Volta in the three first albums.

The album is a very nice dub strongly influenced by King Tubby plus a cool latin mood.

A must for Cedric & Omar fans.

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