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  • 9 months ago
DANZ ON MIXTAPE 02: Tahira

DANZ ON MIXTAPE 02: Tahira

Chart positions

This show was 29th in the global world chart.

Cutting his teeth on the São Paulo house circuit in the ’90s, before shifting focus to his country's native sounds, the ebullient DJ Tahira has had a wide-spanning effect on the landscape of Brazilian dance music. The DJ, producer and researcher behind 2018's acclaimed "Levanta Poeira" - a thrilling excavation into Brazil's overlooked regional musics - champions sounds often overlooked by selectors and tastemakers. His edits have become staples for DJs such as Francois K, Gilles Peterson, Nightmares on Wax and more and his edit of Gilberto Gil’s “Toda Menina Baiana” received the seal of approval from Gil himself.

"This set is full of percussion from several cities from Brasil, influenced by African and indigenous traditions. Old and new. A special focus is on Ciranda music - one of the strongest traditions from the country which is very popular in Pernambuco. I play a lot of this style at Brazil parties, but it's very rare to hear it abroad..."

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Rey Silva
Rey Silva

Sensacional!