“Kaleidoscopic and fascinating two disc set of experimentalism, pop, dance and punk attitude. ROUGH TRADE RECORDS - COMPILATION OF THE MONTH
"Compilation of the year"
GILLES PETERSON, 6MUSIC
'Genre-busting 40-track showcase of the sounds of young, wild Brazil" UNCUT (4/5)
"A welcome short cut to Brazil's prolific musical scene and its ever-changing hybrid" THE OBSERVER
"The subtle blend of hip hop, dub, acid jazz and even avant garde coating make for some fascinating tracks" BBC MUSIC
“Oi! A Nova Música Brasileira!” is a sonic-snapshot of the most exciting new Brazilian music from artists influenced by the likes of Kraftwerk, Massive Attack, Talking Heads, Os Mutantes, Beastie Boys, Sly & Robbie, Sonic Youth, Ween & Stereolab.
CD1 features 20 of the hottest artists from Brazil’s new wave, tropicália, folk & indie scenes inc. the hyped Mini Box Lunar (currently drawing comparisons with the legendary Os Mutantes) & Do Amor (“Brazil’s Vampire Weekend”).
CD2 collects together 20 electronic, dancehall, baile-funk, dub, hip-hop, r ‘n’ b & folktronica gems inc. an exclusive track from Céu, plus Catarina Dee Jah (Brazil’s answer to M.I.A)
& Gaby Amarantos (“the Amazonian Beyonce”).