Oribata, Banda De Pífanos De Caruaru
vinyl 12" — new


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Tiff's Joints ‎| TJ001
Year: 2016

Tiff's Joints
launches into the ether with two Afro-Brazilian dancefloor cuts.

The A-side, Batuki is an Afro-Brazilian house jam from Sao Paolo production duo Oribata, consisting of DJ Tahira & Fernando TRZ. Tahira has been a fixture on the Sao Paolo scene since the late '90's, gaining recognition both in Brazil and abroad for being one of the most knowledgable DJs on Afro-Brazilian music. His edits of classics like Gilberto Gil's Toda Menina Baiana getting heavy airplay from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Francois K and Nightmares on Wax and the seal of approval from Gilberto Gil himself. Fernando TRZ is a musician, arranger and producer, most famous for his work with TRZ trio and Lavoura, and counts Marc de Clive-Lowe and Eumir Deodato amongst fans of his music.

The B-side is a DJ Tahira edit of Cavalinho Cavalao by hugely influential forro group Banda de Pifanos de Caruaru. Originally formed in the 1920's, Banda de Pifanos de Caruaru are widely credited with bringing Afro-Brazilian to main stream audiences in Brazil, playing on albums be artists like Jorge Ben. Tahira whips the drums and flutes of Cavalinho Cavalao into a galloping frenzy.

TJ001 has clocked plays and support from the likes of Gilles Peterson on BCC 6 Music, Jon K, Optimo and more. 

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