Posts Tagged ‘Brazilian Girls’

Weekend Playlist

15 February 2010

“I’m just trying to get the ideas out before the inspiration is gone. Everything I do is motivated by the fear of running out of time.” ~ Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., aka Jay Reatard


Jay-Z | The Blueprint


Street Sweeper Social Club | Street Sweeper Social Club


Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson | The First Minute Of A New Day


Ween | The Mollusk


Pixies | Bossanova


Suicide | Suicide


Jay Reatard | Matador Singles ’08


John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers | With Eric Clapton


Lonnie Mack | Glad I’m In The Band


Talking Heads | Talking Heads: 77


Brazilian Girls | Brazilian Girls


Various Artists | Hi:Fidelity Lounge Volume Three: Cosmopolitan Grooves


Neil Young | On The Beach


Whiskeytown | Strangers Almanac


Them Crooked Vultures | Them Crooked Vultures


Various Artists | Woodstock Soundtrack


The Miles Davis Quintet | Relaxin’ With The Miles Davis Quintet


The J.J. Johnson Sextet | J.J. Inc


Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane, Zoot Sims | Tenor Conclave


Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan | Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan
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Doubleshot Tuesday: Brazilian Girls/Hey Eugene!

29 September 2009

[Today: Two exotic, mysterious albums...]

Brazilian Girls | Brazilian Girls
Pink Martini | Hey Eugene!

Here are two exotic albums that spend a fair amount of time on our turntable. Neither of these groups is exactly what they seem: Brazilian Girls are three-quarters male and 0% Brazilian, and Pink Martini sounds like an old-time orchestra with a lead singer that belts it out in ten (!) different languages, but they’re actually a contemporary group from Portland, OR. Both groups have multi-national sounds that feature relatively unusual instrumentation like tubas and trumpets. In Sabina Sciubba (Brazilian Girls) and China Forbes (Pink Martini), these groups boast two of the more gifted and unheralded singers on the scene today. And finally, both of these albums are worthy of repeated spins in spite of less than inspired cover art…

Listen: Homme [Brazilian Girls]

Listen: Tempo Perdido [Pink Martini]

Listen: Don’t Stop [Brazilian Girls]

Listen: City Of Night [Pink Martini]

Weekend Playlist

20 April 2009

Here’s a sampling of some of the music The P and I got into over the weekend…

Various Artists | Superfly Soul
Various Artists | Superfly Soul

Chet Baker | In Paris: The Barclay Sessions 1955-1956
Chet Baker | In Paris: Barclay Sessions 1955-1956

Peter Tosh | Equal Rights
Peter Tosh | Equal Rights

Brazilian Girls | Brazilian Girls
Brazilian Girls | Brazilian Girls

ESG | A South Bronx Story
ESG | A South Bronx Story

Simon And Garfunkel | Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon And Garfunkel | Bridge Over Troubled Water

Bonniwell Music Machine | Ignition
Bonniwell Music Machine | Ignition

Fela Kuti
Fela Anikulapo Kuti & The Africa 70 | Up Side Down
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The Black Keys | Thickfreakness
The Black Keys | Thickfreakness

The Cars | Greatest Hits
The Cars | Greatest Hits

Steve Earle | Washington Square Serenade
Steve Earle | Washington Square Serenade

Dillard & Clark | The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & Clark
Dillard & Clark | The Fantastic Expedition Of Dillard & Clark

Lee Dorsey | Yes We Can
Lee Dorsey | Yes We Can

Tony Joe White | Tony Joe
Tony Joe White | Tony Joe

Babe Ruth | First Base
Babe Ruth | First Base

HP Lovecraft | HP Lovecraft
HP Lovecraft | HP Lovecraft

The Meters | Look-Ka Py Py
The Meters | Look-Ka Py Py

The Clash | Live At Shea Stadium
The Clash | Live At Shea Stadium

Atmosphere | Seven's Travels
Atmosphere | Seven’s Travels

Nas | Illmatic
Nas | Illmatic

Weekend Playlist

30 March 2009

The P and I observed Earth Hour with cocktails on the deck Saturday evening, and took a day trip to the Russian River on Sunday, but we still found time to drop the needle on a few albums. Here are some highlights from the weekend that was…

Brazilian Girls | Brazilian Girls
Brazilian Girls | Brazilian Girls

David Byrne | Rei Momo
David Byrne | Rei Momo

John Martyn | Foundations
John Martyn | Foundations

Van Morrison | Veedon Fleece
Van Morrison | Veedon Fleece

Van Morrison | Into The Music
Van Morrison | Into The Music

Lil' Wayne | Tha Carter III
Lil’ Wayne | Tha Carter III

Various Artists | Gilles Peterson In Africa
Various Artists | Gilles Peterson In Africa

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings | Naturally
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings | Naturally

Aretha Franklin | Lady Soul
Aretha Franklin | Lady Soul

The Temptations | Greatest Hits II
The Temptations | Greatest Hits II

Raphael Saadiq | The Way I See It
Raphael Saadiq | The Way I See It

Horace Andy | In The Light
Horace Andy | In The Light

M. Ward | Hold Time
M. Ward | Hold Time

Hank Mobley | The Turnaround!
Hank Mobley | The Turnaround

Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong | The Louis Armstrong Story, Vol 4: Favorites
[cover not pictured]

Miles Davis | Seven Steps To Heaven
Miles Davis | Seven Steps To Heaven

The Byrds | The Notorious Byrd Brothers
The Byrds | The Notorious Byrd Brothers

Johann Sebastian Bach | The Brandenburg Concertos
Johann Sebastian Bach | The Brandenburg Concertos

Dan Auerbach | Keep It Hid
Dan Auerbach | Keep It Hid

Don Cavalli | Cryland
Don Cavalli | Cryland

Balkan Beat Box | Balkan Beat Box
Balkan Beat Box | Balkan Beat Box

Little Barrie | We Are Little Barrie
Little Barrie | We Are Little Barrie


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