De Bru?o, Joao / Jackson, R.h. - Caracol Lp

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Catalog number: ND3LP2
EAN code: 8435008871123
Release date: 28-5-2021

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[ENG]Caracol is one of the first examples of fusion between Brazilian percussive music and electronics. Synthesizers, samplers and sequencers were still a novelty in Brazil in the 1980s, but Joao de Bru?? and R.H. Jackson created an avant-garde masterpiece.Using popular references and an eagerness to escape any retro / stylistic clich? that came to haunt Brazilian youth music at that time, they plunged into an audacious, intuitive and improbable sound journey in Caracol.This rare adventure of Brazilian music was released independently in 1989, financed by the artists themselves. The original small pressing sold-out, belonging now to record collectors around the planet. For the first time Caracol is re-released on vinyl, with two extra tracks found after decades!Remastered from the original tapes, this reissue includes a reproduction of the original graphic art, new testimonies from Joao de Bru?? and RH Jackson and a long article signed by Bento Araujo, author of the book series Lindo Sonho Delirante, which investigates audacious and fearless music created in the Brazilian underground.The track "Terra Batida" was included in Outro Tempo (Electronic and Contemporary Music from Brazil 1978-1992), compilation by DJ John Gomez released by the Dutch label Music From Memory.To listen to the record: discosnada.bandcamp.comDetails:Brazilian underground music in the 1980s produced fascinating and mysterious records, where organic and regional percussion finally gained electronic and synthetic nuances. Songs were processed electronically and acted in harmony with drumming and dissonant guitar interventions. This was a too bold recipe to be understood in Brazil at that time, dominated by pop music and the first signs of lambada fever and country music.Despite being an ideal time for independent production, the music contained in Caracol was so anti-commercial that things seemed to happen in a parallel universe for the duo Joao de Bru?? and R.H. Jackson. This is the first time ever that...