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Saturday, August 6, 2016 Options
Brazil: A Musical Panegyric

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Swimmers and sailors dodging toxic debris...
Body parts washing up on the volleyball beach...
Plague and pestilence...
Government scandals, infrastructure breakdowns, a reeling economy...
And the best music in the world.
It can only mean one thing: The Rio Olympics are finally underway.
We celebrate with three hours of Brazilian music tonight on Transpacific Sound Paradise!

This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Katie Gentile: TSP Olympic Open Options / Unreleased / NA (0:00:00 )
GIG: Katie performs with Special Pillow tonight at 11 pm at Union Hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn

Gilberto Gil and others: Bat Macumba Options / Various Artists: Tropicália Ou Panis Et Circensis / Polygram (0:00:55 )

Luis Carlos Vinhas: Ye Mele Options / Various Artists: Brazilian Beats 1 and 2 / Mr Bongo (0:03:08 )

Jorge Mautner: Super Mulher Options / Para Iluminar A Cidade / Pirata (0:06:09 )

Alceu Valença: Punhal de Prata Options / Molhado de Suor / Som Livre (0:10:33 )

Tom Zé: Toc Options / Estudianto O Samba / Continental (0:15:02 )

Seu Jorge: Rebel Rebel Options / The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou Original Soundtrack / Hollywood Records (0:19:25 )
GIG: Seu Jorge sings David Bowie Nov 11-12 (Fri-Sat) at Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street

Zé Vicente Da Paraíba: Casa Velha De Sr. Rubens Em Altinho Options / Various Artists: Música De Pernambuco - Cultura Popular / Funcultura (0:21:23 )

Virgínia Rodrigues : Negrume Da Noite Options / Various Artists - Brasil 2Mil - The Soul Of Bass-O-Nova / Six Degrees (0:24:40 )

Jorge Ben: Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma) Options / Africa Brasil / Philips (0:29:09 )

Cascabulho: É Caco De Vidro Puro Options / É Caco De Vidro Puro / Atração Fonográfica (0:33:17 )

Os Mutantes : A Minha Menina Options / Os Mutantes / Polydor (0:38:04 )

Deltas : Na Estrada Options / Deltas / Nikita Digital / * (0:42:40 )

Metá Metá : Rainha das Cabeças Options / MetaL MetaL / Desmonta (0:47:55 )

Chico Science & Nação Zumbi: Um Satélite Na Cabeça Options / Afrociberdelia / Chaos (0:51:32 )

Sheik Tosado: Assum Preto Options / Various Artists: Baiāo De Viramundo: Tribute To Luiz Gonzaga / Sterns (0:53:51 )

Lula Queiroga : Discovery Options / Azul Invisível Vermelho Cruel / Humaita Ediçoes Musicais Ltda (0:56:59 )

Satanic Samba Trio: Forró Mata Options / Bad Triptych / Far Out Recordings (1:02:53 )

Fabiano Do Nascimento: Forro Brasil Options / Forro Brasil / Now-Again Records (1:05:05 )

Edu Lobo : Upa Neguinho Options / Edu e Bethania / Elenco (1:08:47 )

Novos Baianos: Um Bilhete Prá Didi Options / Acabou Chorare / Mr Bongo (1:10:56 )
Reissue

Zé Carlos : O Amanha Options / Various Artists: Discover Music From Brazil / ARC Music / * (1:13:52 )

Thiago Franca : Um Samba Para John Coltrane Options / Various Artists: Rough Guide to Brazilian Jazz / World Music Network / * (1:16:43 )

Forro in the Dark : Uluwati Options / Forro Zinho / Tzadik (1:18:22 )
GIG: Aug 7 (TOMORROW, Sunday): Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn: Forro in the Dark. 8 pm. Free admission but a donation is encouraged.

Selma Do Coco : Jangadeiro Options / Various Artists: Música De Pernambuco - Cultura Popular / Funcultura (1:25:10 )

Coco Raízes De Arcoverde: Seu Maia Options / Various Artists: Música De Pernambuco - Cultura Popular / Funcultura (1:27:32 )

Maracatu Nacao Estrela Brilhante : Cheguei Meu Povo Options / Maracatu Estrela Brilhante do Recife / Funcultura (1:30:49 )

Luisa Maita: Fulaninha (Maga Bo Remix) Options / Luisa Maita Remixed / Cumbancha (1:34:11 )
GIGs: Sept 29-30 (Thurs-Fri) at Subrosa, 63 Gansevoort St

Nation Beat and Cha Wa (featuring Silverio Pessoa): Vou Cantar Esse Coco Options / Carnival Caravan / self-released by Nation Beat (1:37:48 )

Nico Gomez: La Lupita Options / Various Artists: Brazilian Beats 1 and 2 / Mr Bongo (1:44:14 )

Beth Carvalho : Ate Quem Nao E Options / Millennium Series / Mercury (1:47:52 )
Anthology

Sonzeira: Do Rio Para O Chi Options / Tam... Tam... Tam...! Reimagined / Brownswood Recordings / * (1:50:45 )
Project led by UK DJ Gilles Peterson to radically rework 1958 album Tam Tam Tam by José Prates

Naná Vasconcelos : Marimbariboba Options / Fragments - Modern Tradition / Tzadik (1:53:51 )

Nicola Conte & Stefania Dipierro: Joia Options / Natural / Far Out Recordings / * (2:02:12 )

Gal Costa : Pais Tropical Options / Gal / Philips (2:05:50 )

Nara Leao: Birimbau Options / Various Artists: Bossa Nova And The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 1960s / Soul Jazz (2:08:33 )

Moreno + 2: Das Partes Options / Máquina de Escrever Música / Ping Pong (2:11:16 )
GIG: Aug 8 (Thurs) Moreno Veloso performs at NuBlu 151, 151 Ave. C in the East Village

Ava Rocha: Auto Das Bacantes Options / Ava Patrya Yndia / Disco Maravilha (2:13:10 )
GIG: Aug 13 (Sat) NuBlu 151, 151 Ave C, East Village: Ava Rocha at 10 pm

DJ Dolores : De Dar Do Options / Aparelhagem / Crammed Discs (2:16:32 )

Curumin: Caixa Preta Options / Japanpopshow / Black Eye (2:20:25 )

Bossacucanova: Balança (Nao Pode Parar!) (feat. Cris Delanno) Options / The Best of Bossacucanova / Six Degrees / * (2:23:22 )

SpokFrevo Orquestra: O Que Nelson Gostou Options / Ninho de Vespa / Motema Music (2:29:55 )

Luis Gonzaga: Asa Branca Options / O Melhor de Luiz Gonzaga / Sony Music (2:37:55 )
A later version - I really should dig up the original...

Liliana Araujo: Balaio Options / Single / No Label (2:41:10 )
GIG: Aug 13 (Sat), Battery Park City Esplanade Plaza: Liliana Araujo and her band. 6:30 to 8 pm. Free admission.

Toinho de Alagoas: Balanço Da Canoa (Rock The Boat) Options / Brazil: Forró (Music For Maids And Taxi Drivers) / Rounder Records (2:44:26 )

Eliano Braz & Rabeca Do Forró: Rabeca Mágica Do Seu Vino Options / Eliano Braz & Rabeca Do Forró / Self-released (2:46:40 )

Luiz Paixão: Bem Temperado Options / Pimenta Com Pitu / Outro Brasil (2:49:01 )

Cabruêra: Doce de Coco Options / Colors of Brazil / Tumi Music (2:51:58 )
GIG: TONIGHT, 10 pm at Nublu 151, 151 Ave C in the East Village

Jackson do Pandeiro & Almira: Cheguei Agora Options / E Vamos Nos! / Philips (2:58:05 )



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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 8/6/16 6:04pm maestroso:

The opening theme was awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:04pm Gaylord Fields:

That topical theme song deserves the gold medal! And then three hours of musical Brazil follows!!! I will be in heaven!
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 6:06pm Rob W:

Thanks Gaylord and maestroso, yes, Katie's going for the gold!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:08pm Gaylord Fields:

Katie is the Michael Phelps of theme song vocalists (and a pretty fair swimmer in her own right)!
  Sat. 8/6/16 6:08pm Natalie:

Brasil!!!!
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 6:08pm slugluv1313:

and Katie will GET the Gold!
good evening Rob and everyone!
happy to be home & listening LIVE (for the 1st time in way too long!)
hhmmm been meaning to revisit "City of God" too . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:09pm Linda Lee:

so happy hearing the show today Rob! looking forward to it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:09pm Linda Lee:

howdy slugluv!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 8/6/16 6:10pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Medalha de ouro para Katie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

What a happy alchemy of influences is Brazilian Music. :)
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 6:20pm geezerette:

Bowie Bossa Nova, what a gorgeous cover!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:20pm Linda Lee:

Lovely Bowie cover!
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 6:25pm geezerette:

Portuguese is such a beautiful language.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:28pm Linda Lee:

love the Virginia Rodrigues piece deeply. i know i've heard it in another context .. film, televison .. anyone?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:29pm Linda Lee:

it really is a beautiful language. agreed.
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 6:32pm Rob W:

Virginia Rodrigues has some IMDB credits - www.imdb.com... - I don't see that song in particular but maybe someone used it somewhere - and if it hasn't been licensed in a film, someone should!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:33pm Gaylord Fields:

Umbabarauma is a PERFECT song to play for these Olympic games! Joga a bola, Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:35pm coelacanth:

greetings Rob and Paradisians
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 6:36pm geezerette:

Hi Linda Lee; you were so right about avoiding the last night of DNC.
This however... :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:37pm Linda Lee:

yes! medicine for the soul :-)
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 6:38pm geezerette:

X-actly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I remember 'Umbabarauma' from - my youth - illustrated by a cartoon about futball (soccer) on a PBS Animation Festival program. Am early intro to 'World Music' - & a good one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:40pm Linda Lee:

djSheilaB was talking yesterday about the shortage of beauty in our lives collectively ~ & how important it is to experience beautiful music. what makes beautiful music is your own call .. but it's crucial to have it. thinking of her words tonight with TSP!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:41pm Linda Lee:

when there's beauty in the music, it's a full body deal :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:41pm coelacanth:

i would've said you've been straddling the tropicalia fence for a while now, but what do i know. i'm genre-challenged.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:42pm Linda Lee:

hope you're having a fine night coelacanth!
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 6:45pm geezerette:

Absolutely. Beauty is a necessity for mental,emotional,physical health; and if you have eyes and ears for it, it's there for you everywhere.

Hola coel!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:47pm Linda Lee:

totally true geezerette! ~ i've always felt lucky that i managed to retain those eyes & ears, from childhood (when we all have it). some of us aren't so lucky.
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 6:48pm geezerette:

Yes! I'm grateful every day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:49pm coelacanth:

i hope the same for you, Linda. my day's been good, and tonight should be also. i'm going to see a turkish/baltic band tonight in np. they're friends of mine and they get together about once/year when the one actual turk comes back to visit.
(- if it's not too far for you it may be worth the drive.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:50pm coelacanth:

olá g!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:50pm Linda Lee:

coel that sounds truly, truly lovely. alas i don't drive at night! i'm nearly blind after dark & it's just a silly idea. but i know the show will be great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:51pm Linda Lee:

small mercies from the universe, geezerette :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:52pm Linda Lee:

anyway why do women singing in portugese always sound so sexy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:53pm coelacanth:

it's a sexy language!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 6:53pm Linda Lee:

ah. not just me then :-D
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 7:11pm geezerette:

haha, men sound just as sexy. :)
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 7:12pm geezerette:

Rob this play list could be an LP. The range! :D
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 7:16pm Rob W:

Thanks geezerette, we're all about range here at WFMU!
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 7:21pm slugluv1313:

ha ha! yes geezerette, sexy/sensual no matter who is speaking!
and yes, BEAUTIFUL soulful music, all of it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 7:23pm Ike:

Oh, this is Olympics-themed? Got any songs about corruption, fraud, waste, and doping? Ha ha... sigh. :(
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 7:23pm geezerette:

hey slug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 7:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Here we go - sounds like Vodoun.
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 7:28pm geezerette:

Oh Ike, just bash through the clutter and concentrate on the athletes. At their level athletics is physical music.
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 7:30pm geezerette:

RevRab, got my rum and cigar. :)
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 7:31pm slugluv1313:

i was thinking more Brasil Fest themed!
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 7:32pm slugluv1313:

Candomblé?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 7:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Right - in Brazil.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 7:34pm Ike:

I care not for athletics, nor for the athletes' "physical music". I just like music-music!
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 7:40pm geezerette:

Can't argue with that! :)
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 7:46pm slugluv1313:

rockin'!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 8:01pm coelacanth:

i only like music from places that have corruption, waste and selfishness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 8:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...pity coelacanth - I got these amazing tracks from Bhutan...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 8/6/16 8:05pm maestroso:

Digging this show, can't comment too much 'cause cooking...
  Sat. 8/6/16 8:07pm IFisher:

I too am cooking, but safe to say I'm blown away by this show. Freaking (sorry!) embarrassment of riches, this is. Thank you big time, Rob W
  Sat. 8/6/16 8:08pm Carmichael:

Heya Rob and Olympians.
  Sat. 8/6/16 8:09pm Mr C:

Great show today Rob! A Panegyric indeed....
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 8:15pm Rob W:

Thanks Mr C!
  Sat. 8/6/16 8:16pm Mr C:

one nation under a groove...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 8:16pm coelacanth:

Rabbit, bhutan, being mostly buddhist, i'd expect to be exceptionally peaceful and harmonious but free of corruption? not likely. ...not even the dalai lama, so - who...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 8:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah - just goofin'. :)
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 8:45pm katie:

Didn't check the comments til now. Thanks Gaylord. fab pic of you and the Mrs. in the midwest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 8/6/16 8:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Obrigado, Rob! Boa noite!
Avatar Sat. 8/6/16 8:59pm geezerette:

Thank You Rob!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 8:59pm coelacanth:

Thanks Rob! Excellent program!

Rabbit - i'd still like to hear some killer bhutanese track though!

tchau peeps
Avatar    Sat. 8/6/16 9:00pm slugluv1313:

wonderful show, Rob -- THANK YOU!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 8/6/16 9:01pm coelacanth:

(ps it was a brasilian woman who got me in the habit of saying "tchau"/"ciao". she said it implies a lack of finality.)
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