Maria Rita – Lamento Africa​/​Rictus

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Back in 2017, duo Selvagem partnered up with Optimo Music to launch the label . The label is dedicated to unearthing and reissuing unique and exquisite Brazilian music, both from the past and the future. Their first release was the official reissue of the scarce and sought-after “Brasileira” LP by singer Maria Rita Stumpf (daughter of the legendary Elis Regina).

Tags: #non-english #world-music

Juu & G. Jee feat. 鎮座DOPENESS x MMM 2ยาม Time 2 Yam「深夜0時、僕は2回火を付ける」

Out on  (based in Japan), Juu, G. Jee and Chinza DOPENESS update the 1960-70s popular Thai ‘Luk Thung’ genre with 21st Century hip hop and trap, drum machines and samples. Fresh and exciting! The ‘New Luk Thung’ album is available via Spotify and Bandcamp.

Tags#avant-garde #hip-hop/rap #non-english #trap #world-music

Tool – Die Eier Von Satan

Tool are an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, who were dominate in the alternative metal movement following the release of their second studio album Ænima (1996). Be sure to search for a translation of the lyrics when you get a chance! Originally released on .

Tags:  #dark #indie/rock #non-english #throwback

Sarathy Korwar – Mumbay (feat. MC Mawali)

Born in the US, Sarathy Korwar grew up in Ahmedabad and Chennai in India. Now based in London. From the upcoming album More Arriving, out on . Available to pre-order from Bandcamp as Digital Album, CD, Vinyl LP, and/or limited edition transparent red Vinyl LP (edition of 700).

Tags#hip-hop/rap #jazz #non-english #world-music