Tonight marks the triumphant return of the infamous RUN VDG party to top of Vidigal!
Carnaval is in full swing here in Rio de Janeiro, the streets are packed with costumed revelers and the sun is blazing! But as the sun sets, giving way to the night, the party will continue and the rhythms will shift from the samba machinhas to beats of house and disco!
I'll be kicking things off with some laid back tropical vibes until 1 AM. After that, I'll be handing over the reins to my Botafogo Social Club, bruvah from another mother, Mike Frugaletti. Mahara Belgrano will finish off the night, direct from Fishbone in Buzios. Check out some of her styles below and come join us later up on the hill!
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With family obligations back in the States, January was a quiet month for me, musically. But that's is all about to change! I'm back in Rio and Carnaval is about to begin!
Kicking things off properly this Friday, February 8, our Botafogo Social Club crew will again be joining forces with Brazilian Wax to bring you a special carnaval edition of BRAZA! Also on deck for the evening are members of venerable Rio-based crews, SuperRappin & The Groov. The location is a beautiful mansion perched on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean! So come out and party with us under the stars for a night filled with bass heavy grooves: from disco, house ,boogie, booty, afro beat, electro or old school hip hop, ee got styles to shake every bunda!
We are Time Out magazine's "Critics Choice for the evening! Read what they have to say!
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In honor of the occasion, I cooked up this little edit of a favorite old school electro track of mine, "Shackles" by RJ's Latest Arrival. The edit extends the vocoder laden grooves while introducing some brasilain percussion elements into the mix. Check out the free download below and come out this Friday, February 8th, to BRAZA CARNAVAL!
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