[Music] Various Artists – Outro Tempo: Electronic And Contemporary Music From Brazil 1978​-​1992

Brazil, the land of gorgeous women, sensuous music, favelas, beaches, crime and jungles, was also the home to a very healthy experimental music scene during the late 70s and early 80s.

The Dutch record label Music From Memory is responsible for publishing this amazing comp.

[Music] Nyege Nyege Tapes Spotlight Uganda’s Burgeoning Electronic Music Scene

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Uganda isn’t the first place one thinks about regarding electronic music, but thanks to the Internet, boundless curiosity and many visits by those promoting the genre (such as C-Drik of Syrphe Records), the scene is growing into something rather healthy and strong.

More on the scene courtesy of Bandcamp.

[Literature] Miguel Ángel Asturias’s weird novel Mulata (Book acquired, 14 April 2017)

I admit that I picked up Miguel Ángel Asturias’s 1963 novel Mulata de Tal because of the cover and blurb alone. This 1982 translation is by Gregory Rabassa, and part of a series of Latin American authors that Avon/Bard put out in really cool attractive mass market paperbacks in the 1980s. The titles can be hit or […]

via Miguel Ángel Asturias’s weird novel Mulata (Book acquired, 14 April 2017) — Biblioklept

[Literature] 12 Books To Browse Ahead Of TED2017

TED2017 begins on Monday in Vancouver, Canada, and will explore the theme “The Future You.” If the future you is anything like the future us, you are likely curled up in a big cushy chair right now, devouring the contents of a book that flips your thinking. Below, some reading suggestions from the speaker program. Read, enjoy and…

via 12 books to browse ahead of TED2017 — TED Blog