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Brazilbeat Sound System / Nova
Album:Nova Collection:Reggae
Artist:Brazilbeat Sound System Added:05/2008
Label:Belezza Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-06-01 Pull Date:2008-08-03 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:3 Aug27 Jul20 Jul6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun15 Jun8 Jun
Airplays:11111112

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 04, 2013:New World Disorder
Itaparica
4.Aug 01, 2009:Music Casserole
Capoeira Dub, Itaparica
2.May 31, 2011:broken flowers
Gold Coast
5.Aug 02, 2008:New World Disorder
Rain (Feat. Sparlha)
3.Mar 13, 2010:Music Casserole
Capoeira Dub
6.Jul 26, 2008:New World Disorder
Capoeira Dub

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2008-06-02 
Brazilbeat Sound System
Reviewed by Sadie O., 5/28.08
Percussion heavy electronic dub by a couple of Brazilians. Not at all roots Reggae, but lots and lots of hand drums and percussion. Recorded in New Zealand and Oakland.
No FCCs. Track 4 is bitchen.
1. 0:44 fast hand drums fade in, girl says “mmm, that’s nice” and the drums fade out again.
2. 3:09 **spoons, drums, a bit of bass and vocal effects, midtempo, a bit funky.
3. 6:25 ***complicated percussion, midtempo, electronics. Cuica!
4. 3:40 ****hand drums and berembao and thick dub. Tasty!
5. 3:00 **electronic squeeps, fast electronic beat and spoken word in Brazilian Portuguese.
6. 4:28 *sort of a… disco beat? Processed speaking in English. Some rubber band funk – best feature is the probably unintentional silliness.
7. 4:00 ***fast hand drums, and lots of thick dubby sounds of all kinds.
8. 4:20 **midtempo hand drums and funky bass, bits of squeeps, chanting in Brazilian and English (it definitely sounds better in Brazilian!)
9. 4:17 *midtempo squonks, hand drums, sound samples, electric guitar, rather obnoxious female speaking in English. Loses a star because of her…
10. 4:20 **syncopated percussion and fretless bass, jazzy keyboards, kid giggling.
11. 4:54 ***rather uptempo mamboistic dub with prominent bass.
12. 3:25 ***starts with bits of processed vocals in English, then funky hand drums and electronics.


Track Listing
1.Intro 7.Rain (Feat. Sparlha)
2.Essa Nega 8.Mexe Menina
3.Itaparica 9.How U Like (Feat. Jeana)
4.Capoeira Dub 10.Bonito
5.Funk Da Chupeta 11.Gold Coast
6.Future Is Now 12.Mexe Menina (Maaka Phat Mix)