On last Friday night Swiss police fired rubber bullets and teargas at an artist-activist group who took over Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata and architect Christophe Scheidegger’s politically uncomfortable ‘favela cafe’ at Art Basel, a fully working eatery in the guise of Brasil’s ad-hoc urban areas. Art Basel had allowed the group to protest for a limited time.
#22 in Daniel Haaksman´s weekly radio show on German public radio “Funkhaus Europa” presents a short musical genealogy of Zouk Bass. Daniel follows the metamorphoses from Zouk to Kizomba, from Tarraxinha to Tarraxo to finally Zouk Bass. Listen to it below.
Italian soon to be much talked-about tropical talents Milangeles teamed up with Copenhagen´s ELOQ and made a superb trap re-interpretation of Douster´s classic “King Of Africa” tune for free download. Watch out for the Milangeles debut EP on Man Recordings coming up this summer, these ragazzi will turn up the heat!
DJ Waldo Squash / Gang Do Eletro
Mateo / Banda Úo
You´ve seen the stickers on Matteo from Banda Uó and the laptops of João Brasil and Waldo Squash – now stick your lingo everywhere with your own Man Recordings Baile Funk and Reggaeton stickers, designed by Paul Snowden. Perfect for laptops, cars, fridges and girlfriends.
Available at the Man Recordings online store now!