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Seiji "Basslips"

For its fifth anniversary and 50th release, Daniel Haaksman’s Man Recordings label will drop a 12-track compilation, featuring new and exclusive tunes from artists the likes of Schlachthofbronx, Zombie Disco …

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Zombie Disco Squad "Dança Do Zumbi (feat. MC Oscar)"

UK production duo Zombie Disco Squad contributed this futuristic house number to the forthcoming retrospective compilation from Berlin’s Man Recordings label. The release, entitled Valeu!, spans five years over the …

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Schlachthofbronx "Ayabo feat. Spoek & Gnucci Banana"

Munich’s Schlachthofbronx team up with South African MC Spoek Mathambo once again on a dancehall track inflected with some excellent moments of kuduro-inspired percussion. Perhaps what is most “ayoba” (South …

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MC Gringo Gringão

If the car commercials, U.S. club play, and the flood of media stories didn’t prove that baile funk had gone worldwide, Gringão surely does. MC Gringo, a white native of …

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Podcast 28: Man Recordings

Berlin-based DJ Daniel Haaksman furnishes XLR8R with an exclusive mix of baile funk tunes from his Man Recordings imprint. “This is Funk Berlinioca!” matches Brazilian producers like Edu K, Deize …

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Edu K Frenétiko

As frontman of Brazilian punk group Defalla, over-caffeinated, heavily tattooed, leather-panted Edu K became one of the first to champion Rio’s then-underground baile funk movement. Since then, Edu K has …

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