Brazil/ Senegal/ Berlin | Worldbeat | OUT NOW

Yobalema' is the first material with the new singer Abass Ndiaye, from Senegal, singing in Wolof. The 'Yobalema EP' is a powerful pack including ‘Yobalema OriginalMix + Six Remixes + Instrumental’, To be released on Friday, 14/08. More Info...

"The Marc Brauner Remix of 'Yobalema' was meant to give the original a classic house touch with 909 drums, a bumpy Bassline and a spheric pad sound rising throughout the entire song.

While using percussion parts and other bits from the original I aimed to give the remix a more laid back and relaxed vibe picturing it being played at a beach party at sunrise."




Yobalema REMIX





Yobalema REMIX


Brasil | Berlin

"When I first listen to 'Yobalema', the live instruments and energetic vibes got my attention. I wanted to keep the original flow of the track and make it even more unique with sounds I use on my live sets.On the technical side,

I was inspired by every piece of the band. I kept some of them, such as djembe, drum hats, shakers and vocals. On top of that, I recorded the steel guitar and brought a techno-ish synth with an extended breakdown for the dance floor. I hope you enjoy it!"




The groove of universal black music has permeated André Sampaio's work ever since he founded and joined one of the most influent brazilian reggae band Ponto de Equilíbrio.

In solo career, André brings the fuzz of his guitar also in afrobeat, coco, afrofunk and Brazil - Africa fusions, and 'Manding Dub' is the result of the partnership with producer Victor Rice.

Rio de Janeiro


Brazil | Worldbeat | 2017

André Sampaio has been doing for the last ten years, devoting himself to the Candomblé afro-brazilian tradition and making trips to Mali and Burkina Faso where he spent some time with Vieux Farka Touré, Toumani Diabate among others.

Brazil | Worldbeat | 2015

Fabio Carvalho search the oldest heritage of regional rhythms of the state of Espirito Santo - those with African roots music and puts the beat of congo and ticumbi to talk to the beats of electronic music. The result is a precious and dance dialogue of traditional folk art with contemporary, very current fruit of cultural anthropophagy that marked the birth of Brazilian modernism.

Brazil/ Mozambique/ Berlin | Worldbeat | 2018

‘A Big Funky Family brings colorful melodies with powerful synths and electronic arrangements, uplifting percussion that creates a trance. NAPALMA invited for the collaborations music producers, singers and musicians around the world. 

Brazil | Worldbeat | 2013

André Sampaio brings the fusion of Brazilian and African rhythms together. The research and experiences of the guitarist and singer, who immersed himself deeply in West African guitars in contact with the diaspora's musicalities makes fusion with Brazilian musical rhythms, in which culture stands as the weapon of resistance,

LONA Musik is looking for worldbeat & electronic artists, for the new alchemy of the global rhythms,
the new influential beats and the future tropical sounds that are been produced around the planet.

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