Maga Bo Quilombo do Futuro ​Remixed

Artist:  Maga Bo
Title:  Quilombo do Futuro Remixed
Label Name:  Post World Industries
Format:  2XLP/MP3
Item Number:  PWI106
UPC:  711623730617
Quilombo do Futuro Remixed (Full Album LP/MP3) May 29, 2012

Side A  1)  Tempos Insanos feat. BNegão – Frikstailers Remix  2)  Xororô feat. Russo Passapusso – Uproot Andy Remix  3)  Maga Traz a Lenha feat. Jahdan Blakkamoore – Subatomic Sound System Remix  Side B  1)  Piloto de Fuga feat. Funkero – Stereotyp Remix  2)  Piloto de Fuga feat. Funkero and BNegão – El Remolon Remix  3)  É da Nossa Cor feat. Mestre Camaleão – Sabo Remix  Side C 1)  Rapinbolada – Dr. Das Remix  2)  No Balanço da Canoa – Process Rebel Remix  3)  Immigrant Visa Part II feat. MC Zulu – Dub Gabriel Remix  4)  Maga Traz a Lenha feat. Jahdan Blakkamoore – Digitaldubs Remix  Side D 1)  Immigrant Visa Part II feat. MC Zulu – Stank Remix  2)  Eu Vim de Longe feat. Rosângela Macedo – Poirier Remix  3)  Kizomba – Batida Remix feat. Sacerdote

For Quilombo do Futuro Remixed, Maga Bo called upon the talents of a select team of top notch producers haling from several different continents.  The original tracks united the organic subtleties of the Afro-Brazilian rhythms coco, maculelê, samba, gong and capoeira with the punchy, powerful, electronic based sounds of dub, raga, hip hop and dubstep.  Batucada and bass, mids, treble.  TUDO.  The remixes take the tracks even further….

Frikstailers deliver a monster digital cumbia remix.  Uproot Andy comes with a crunk, bullerengue samba reggae.  Subatomic Sound System brings a hypnotic dub rework.  Stereotyp’s remix is spooky, frantic burst of barefoot energy.  El Remolon takes baile funk into trance cumbia dub territory.  Sabo brings a sunny, uplifting vibe for the dance floor.  Dr. Das injects noise and grit with a deep, deep bassline.  Process Rebel treats coco to warm distortion and spacious reverb.  Dub Gabriel offsets hard, one-drop dub and samba with political commentary on immigration.  Digitaldubs drops a raw, dirty bass and rapid-fire funk programming.  DJ Dolores’ new project Stank, comes with a dubbed out samba reggae.  Poirier goes deep on his tranced out jongo rework.  Batida connects the dots between samba and kuduro with vocals straight from Angolan MC Sacerdote.

A quilombo was an autonomous, fugitive settlement founded by ex-slaves and others in colonial brazil.  The Quilombo do Futuro is more than a possible physical space.  It is a potential world-wide agglomeration of cultural resistance.  After centuries of wealth generated by an economy built on slavery (and the subsequent post-abolition adaptations), the Quilombo do Futuro is a break from this legacy.  Fortified by an international community based on plurality, inclusive democracy and direct communication, cultural resistance is paramount in creating a sustainable, healthy existence in the face of world-wide corporate domination.

Born in the United States and based in Rio de Janeiro since 1999, Maga Bo has collaborated with Mulatu Astatke, Issa Bagayogo, Bollywood star Shilpa Rao, BaianaSystem as well as releasing critically acclaimed remixes for Poirier, Luisa Maita, Filastine, Blick Bassy and Bomba Estéreo.  His music and remixes have been released on Tru-Thoughts, Ninja Tune, Cumbancha, Dutty Artz, World Connection and many others.  Among his many international tours, he has performed at the Sydney Festival, WOMEX, Club Transmediale and Mundial.


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  1. Buy the new album directly from Maga Bo and help his new project!

    Maga Bo and Maarten Van Der Glas (me) are doing a Kickstarter to raise money for a video project: you can get Maga Bo’s new album via the kickstarter and support our new project AND you get extra’s! Please check it out here:

    Also the remix album and a DJ Pack with instrumentals and acapella’s is available, the kickstarter ends on july 29th so be quick!

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