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Daora! Underground Sounds Of Urban Brazil

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It's not just the title of this post, but also the name of a new forthcoming compilation by one of the dopest labels exporting exporting Brazilian music: Mais Um Discos.

Daora is a double-disc collection of the freshest hip-hop, leftfield beats, afrobeat and dub-influenced sounds from Brasil. The album comes out on the 22nd July through Mais Um Discos, a UK based label that has become renowned for cherry picking the most exciting and original new sounds from 21st century Brasil.

Compiled by respected Sao Paulo beat-head Rodrigo Brandao – who has collaborated with members of The Roots, Afro-beat master Tony Allen, producer Prince Paul (De La Soul) and artists from the Ninja Tune and Big Dada stables – Daora features 31 tracks that represent the musicians, MCs and beat-heads making some of the most thrilling urban music in “the alternative lanes of Brasil’s third world megalopoli.”