Music for the Masses: Brazilian Breakaway (Audio)

Sep 10, 2023

A two-hour musical vacation in Brazil, a land of unlimited interpretations and integrations of ancestral rhythms with contemporary, globally popular genres. Unfettered enjoyment is strongly encouraged. You will be returned home safely.

"Music for the Masses" invites you on an excursion of sound and rhythm. Discover the music of established and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned, on the international music scene. For the avid globe-hopper and armchair traveler alike. You might want to pack a map and a sandwich. Catskill resident "DJ Neva" is an ethnomusicologist, producer, and long-time cultural activist, specializing in music from the entire African continent, as well as the Caribbean and Latin America, the Maghreb and Middle East, and the Roma (Gypsy) diaspora. Formerly the producer of "Continental Drift" on WBAI-FM and New York International on Haitian community station Radio Soleil in NYC. The show is broadcast live from Catskill, NY.

Playlists and more information here.

Selection of original DJ mixes here.

  • Robes (feat. Domo Genesis, Earl Sweatshirt) / Madlib
  • The War of the Worlds (Original 1938 Broadcast) [By Orson Welles] [Remastered] / Wordscape
  • Bumaye / André Sampaio
  • Ginga de Balé / Timbalada
  • O Gringo / DJ Dolores
  • Mexe A Cabeça / Ivete Sangalo
  • Sim Nao / Lazzo
  • Lirio Para Xango / Trio Mocoto
  • Cacarimbó / Dirimbó
  • Flor de Aruanda - Citação: Feminina (Remix) / Rael
  • Índio Quer Apito / Bossacucanova
  • Disrcurso Independente (De Ruys Remix) / Tamy
  • Saravá / Seu Jorge
  • Onde É Que Tu Tá / Stereo Maracana
  • Bolingo (Ça Va Sarava) / Jupiter & Okwess
  • Zanza / Carlinhos Brown
  • Sr. Tempo Bom / Thaíde
  • Coco de Nosso Senhor / Radiola Serra Alta
  • Aruenda / Zuco 103
  • Coco de Itaparica / DJ Mam
  • Casual / Haikaiss
  • Sapateado de Catita feat. Felipe Cordeiro / Maga Bo
  • Saudades Mil / 509e
  • Tears Of Gratitude / United Future Organization
  • Na Galha Do Cajueiro / Luciana Mello
  • Mil Coisas / Clara Valente
  • Blindness / 3ADUB