October 15th, 2007

Maga Maga Maga! Bo Bo Bo!

It’s a Sooty month at Beat Research. Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Filastine, and tonight we’ve got the mighty Maga Bo!

Readers of this here blog surely need no introduction to Mr.Bo. He’s been making waves for a while now with his world-whirling, genre-busting mixes — not to mention his excellent series, “Sambacana,” devoted to the wide whirled of Brazilian music. Given that mixing urban music of the world has become, oddly and delightfully enough, somewhat commonplace these days, one of the things that makes Maga Bo special is that he not only downloads globally, he works locally, collaborating with vocalists and instrumentalists from Rio to Dakar to Casablanca and thus bringing the exciting and exacting realm of face-to-face, interpersonal, intercultural communication into what all too often is a disembodied, static kind of engagement with other music.

Nothing like a good breakbeat to serve as glue. He’s been posting videos lately too!

Don’t miss this, Bawstin —


  • 1. The Incredible Kid  |  October 15th, 2007 at 2:22 pm

    Just had Maga Bo at our Atlas night. Always a pleasure to have the man come through. Good times.


  • 2. Jorge Vieira  |  October 16th, 2007 at 7:17 am

    Go Maga Bo! Go!

    On a side note: Love your dancing bananas! :)


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