Octa Push is a portuguese duo formed by brothers Leo Leoleo and Mushug that fuses lusophone music (Angola, Bissau, Brazil, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tomé) with electronic sounds.
On 17 june, “Língua” is releases as limited edition vinyl on Rebel Up Records for the first time since its original release in 2016 on the band’s Combatentes home label. The vinyl celebrates this hidden gem of an album that has largely stayed under the rader of European and African ears.
“Língua” is the 2nd full length album of Octa Push and features guests such as Tó Trips (Dead Combo), Batida, Cachupa Psicadélica, Cátia Sá (Guta Naki), Maria João Grancha, Ary (Blasted Mechanism), João Gomes (Orelha Negra & Fogo Fogo), Braima Galissa, Alex (Terrakota), AF Diaphra and Gospel Collective among others. The record, almost entirely in the Portuguese language, is a tribute to the Lusophone music that has been made in the last 40 years. Electronic music meets semba, morna, funaná, afrohouse and even brazilian music.
The record opens with the title song Língua, rhythmically inspired by semba, it features the sharp vocals of Cátia Sá, the hypnotic kora of Braima Galissá (who sadly passed away this year) and the… more
released June 7, 2019
Leonardo Guichon, Mushug, Cátia Sá, Isaac, AD2, Maria João, Ary, Braima Galissa, Alex Terrakota, Tó Trips, Cachupa Psicadelica, João Gomes, Bruno do Show, Batida, Afrologic, Temi, AF Diaphra, Gospel Collective
Produced by Leonardo Guichon, Mushug, Octa Push
Mastered by Hue Jah Fink
Mixed by Hugo Santos
Vinyl produced by Rebel Up Records
Vinyl mastering & lacquer cut by Angstrom Studio
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