Far Out release new electronic compilation, 'Beat Tape'
Producer, avid record collector and the man behind London based Far Out Recordings, Joe Davis has played a key role in bringing the music of both new and established Brazilian artists to the UK and further afield since launching back in 1994. In the last 22 years, his label has released seminal recordings from some of the samba nation’s most renowned luminaries including Milton Nascimento, Caetano Veloso and Arthur Verocai.
Far from just a repress label, Far Out has put out consistently strong remixes and edits by foremost artists from across the house, broken beat and hip hop spectrum, in large part due to Davis’ passion for electronic permutations and his standing as a DJ on the London circuit.
Now, Far Out return with a new digitally available collection of some of the label’s most triumphant forays into beat-driven territory. The Far Out Beat Tape offers up a host of electronic interpretations of Brazilian artists, including Paul White‘s atmospheric take on legendary Rio bossa band The Ipanemas, Budgie‘s boombap update of boogie golden boy Marcos Valle, and IG Culture‘s stuttering remix of Azymuth bassist Alex Malheiros. Also featuring are reworks from Theo Parrish, fresh South London talent in the shape of Ben Hauke and Stones Throw label boss Peanut Butter Wolf.
Listen and download to ‘The Far Out Beat Tape’ in full via the label’s bandcamp below.