Red Hot + Rio 2

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Red Hot + Rio 2 follows a full 15 years after its predecessor, and 21 after the Red Hot Organization initiated its series of AIDS research-funding compilations with the million-selling Red Hot + Blue. Rather than concentrating on the nation's standards and contributions to world pop, this second volume in Red Hot + Rio focuses instead on the songs of the Tropicalia movement of the late 1960s and '70s, where Brazilian bossa, samba, forro, and other musics were wedded to innovations in international pop, rock, soul, and even funk. While many of its songs -- and some of its artists on either end of the historical spectrum -- may not be as canonical as those found on its ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
Red Hot + Rio 2 follows a full 15 years after its predecessor, and 21 after the Red Hot Organization initiated its series of AIDS research-funding compilations with the million-selling Red Hot + Blue. Rather than concentrating on the nation's standards and contributions to world pop, this second volume in Red Hot + Rio focuses instead on the songs of the Tropicalia movement of the late 1960s and '70s, where Brazilian bossa, samba, forro, and other musics were wedded to innovations in international pop, rock, soul, and even funk. While many of its songs -- and some of its artists on either end of the historical spectrum -- may not be as canonical as those found on its predecessor, but as a musical document, this is a far more interesting listening exercise. One of the founding fathers of Tropicalia, Caetano Veloso who is all over this thing and David Byrne appear on the co-written "Dreamworld: Marco de Canvases," with backing by Carlinhos Brown, Melvin Gibbs, Erik Friedlander, Mark Feldman, and others is as provocative as it is a seemingly natural pairing. Likewise, Alice Smith and Aloe Blacc on Veloso's "Baby," is as natural as his union with Clara Moreno on "Nascimento Rebirth II." The knock-out psych jam between Os Mutantes and Of Montreal on "Bat Macumba," and Mia Doi Todd's on "Canto de Iemanjá," are clear highlights of each disc. John Legend's "Dreams of Love" is a straight-up samba, albeit a slick, soulful one, where the collabo between Marisa Monte, Devendra Banhart, and Rodrigo Amarante on Veloso's "Nu Com a Minha Musica" is a sheer delight. Javelin collaborates with Tom Zé on the latter's acid-drenched "Ogodo and 2000." Gilberto Gil's "Aquele Abraço" is one of the wildest, futuristic, and beat-driven works here; its reading combines the talents of Forró in the Dark, Brazilian Girls, and Angélique Kidjo and highlights the African/Brazilian connection. Likewise, Prefuse 73 and Veloso work together on his "Terra" for a bit of real mind stretching. Speaking of beats, Joyce Moreno's "Banana" is performed by her with Madlib and members of Build an Ark. The 33 cuts on this sprawling collection offer so many fine and unusual moments, Red Hot + Rio 2 is every bit as unique and groundbreaking, puzzling and dazzling, as its predecessor; only more so.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2011
  • Label: Kela - Krossover
  • UPC: 099923513728
  • Catalog Number: 5137
  • Sales rank: 142,441


Disc 1
  1. 1 Baby - Alice Smith (3:19)
  2. 2 Tropicália - Seu Jorge (3:22)
  3. 3 Um Girassol da Cor Do Seu Cabelo - José González (3:42)
  4. 4 Samba De Verão - Quadron (2:31)
  5. 5 Boa Reza - Almaz (4:45)
  6. 6 Love I've Never Known - John Legend (4:22)
  7. 7 Nascimento - Scene II - Aloe Blacc (4:25)
  8. 8 Ela - Curumin (4:50)
  9. 9 Baby - Alice Smith (1:40)
  10. 10 Um Canto De Afoxé Para O Bloco Do Ilê - Superhuman Happiness (4:52)
  11. 11 Mistérios - Om'Mas Keith (4:13)
  12. 12 Aquele Abraço - Forro in the Dark (5:33)
  13. 13 Canto De Iemanjá - Mia Doi Todd (6:31)
  14. 14 Terra - Caetano Veloso (6:50)
  15. 15 Nú Com A Minha Música - Rodrigo Amarante (4:04)
  16. 16 Acabou Chorare - Bebel Gilberto (4:42)
  17. 17 Dreamworld - Marco De Canaveses (5:04)
Disc 2
  1. 1 O Leãozinho - Beirut (3:18)
  2. 2 Panis Et Circensis - Tha Boogie (4:06)
  3. 3 Bat Macumba - Os Mutantes (3:16)
  4. 4 Tudo O Que Você Podia Ser - The Phenomenal Handclap Band (4:02)
  5. 5 Banana - Generation Match (5:33)
  6. 6 Freak Le Boom Boom - Marina Gasolina (3:20)
  7. 7 Tropical Affair - Thalma de Freitas (2:58)
  8. 8 Soy Loco Por Ti, América - Carlinhos Brown (5:44)
  9. 9 Roda - Emicida (3:43)
  10. 10 Berimbau - Mayra Andrade (5:30)
  11. 11 It's a Long Way - N.A.S.A. (4:52)
  12. 12 A Cidade - Isaar (5:36)
  13. 13 Ogodô, Ano 2000 - Javelin (4:30)
  14. 14 Águas De Março - Toshiyuki Yasuda (3:51)
  15. 15 Show Me Love - Twin Danger (4:28)
  16. 16 Pistis Sophia - Rita Lee (1:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Caetano Veloso Vocals, Voices
David Byrne Dobro, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Voices
Marisa Monte Percussion, Ukulele, Background Vocals, Voices
João Parahyba Percussion, Drums, Vocals, Timba
Ivan Conti Drums
Tom Zé Kazoo, Vocals, Background Vocals
Kevin Barnes Bass, Percussion, Drums, Rhythm Guitar, Voices
Joe Bonadio Percussion
Carlinhos Brown Percussion, Chimes, Cymbals, Vocals, Voices
Sergio Dias Guitar, Sitar, 12-string Guitar
Mark Feldman Violin
Erik Friedlander Cello
Melvin Gibbs Bass
Bebel Gilberto Vocals, Voices
Angélique Kidjo Vocals, Voices
Andres Levin Acoustic Guitar, Wurlitzer
Stuart Matthewman Bass, Guitar, Saxophone
Hugo Morejon Trombone
Money Mark Organ, Keyboards, Background Vocals, Tres
David Ralicke Flute, Trombone
Phil Ranelin Trombone
Marcos Valle Electric Piano, Vocals
Smokey Hormel Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Cuica
Reuben Rogers Bass
Joey Waronker Percussion, Drums, Synthesizer Drums
Coco Vocals, Voices
Michael Leonhart Flugelhorn
Didi Gutman Synthesizer, Keyboards
Moreno Veloso Vocals, Voices, Pandeiro
Gustavo Di Dalva Caixa, Repique, Djembe, Agogo
Victor Axelrod Organ, Piano, Glockenspiel, Clavinet
Justin Meldal-Johnsen Percussion, Acoustic Bass
Mauro Refosco Percussion, Vocals, Zabumba
Tracy Wannomae Clarinet, Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Rita Lee Percussion, Vocals, Voices
Mia Doi Todd Percussion, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Voices, Tamboura, Guitar (Nylon String)
Lúcio Maia Guitar
Boris Luna Keyboards
Davi Vieira Triangle, Vocals, Timbaus
Jonathan Wilson Piano, Electric Guitar
Om'Mas Keith Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, Percussion, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Aaron Johnston Drums
Sabina Sciubba Vocals, Voices
Todd M. Simon Trumpet, Euphonium, Flugelhorn, French Horn
Dadi Bass, Mandolin, Xylophone
George Langford Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Percussion, Pedal Steel Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Raymond Angry Organ
Otto Vocals
Mario C. Marimbas
Thomas Bartlett fender rhodes
Otis Jackson Jr. Synthesizer, Piano
Paul Collins Cavaquinho, Ampeg Baby Bass
Giba Pinto Bass
Daniel Collas Synthesizer, cowbell
Stuart Bogie Percussion, Saxophone
DJ Dolores Synthesizer
CéU Vocals, Voice Bag
Clara Moreno Vocals, Voices
Devendra Banhart Guitar, Vocals
Kelly Pratt Flute
Seu Jorge Vocals, Voices
Jesse Murphy Bass
Skowa Guitar, Vocals
Eugene Hütz Vocals
Ahmad Miller Vibes
Aloe Blacc Trumpet, Vocals, Voices, Synthesizer Bass
Berna Ceppas Electric Piano
Adam MacDougall Hammond B3
José Roque DaSilva Neto Trumpet
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. Organ, Synthesizer, Percussion
Léo Bit Bit Pandeiro
Rebekah Raff Harp
José González Vocals, Voices
Nereu Tambourine, Vocals
Guilherme Monteiro Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Vocals
Andres Renteria Bongos, Conga, Vocals, Pandeiro, Shaker
Samuel Formell Drums, Timbales
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Viola
Cucu Diamantes Background Vocals
Mayra Andrade Vocals, Voices
Ryan Ferreira Guitar
John Legend Piano, Vocals
Pupillo Drums
Jorge Continentino Vocals, Pifano
Stephen Bruner Electric Bass
Monk Hughes Electric Bass
Vanessa da Mata Vocals, Voices
Rodrigo Amarante Guitar, Drums, Vocals
Thalma de Freitas Vocals, Voices
Davi Moraes Acoustic Guitar, Steel Guitar
Pedro Baby Acoustic Guitar
Betão Aguiar Bass, Guitar
Madeline McKenna Vocals
Curumin Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals
Fred 04 Vocals
Apollo Nove Synthesizer, Harmonium, Vocals, Voices
Alice Smith Vocals, Background Vocals, Voices
Dave Gouveia Percussion
Isaar Vocals
Gaby Hernandez Vocals
Zach Condon Vocals
Eric Biondo Trumpet
Ben Lanz Percussion
Jared Samuel Keyboards
Marina Ribatski Vocals
Perrin Cloutier Percussion, Accordion, Cello
Chelsea Baratz Flute
Fernanda Takai Vocals, Voices
Vanessa Bley Guitar, Vocals
Robin Hannibal Synthesizer, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Keyboards
Patrick Wood Drums
Laura Marin Vocals
Joan Tick Vocals
Pier Pappalardo Bass
Leandro Motta Bass
Joyce Moreno Vocals, Voices
DJ Zegon scratching
Walter Sear Theremin
Luke O'Malley Guitar, Sitar
Mike Lavalle Electric Bass
Alex Santana Tuba
Kassin Synthesizer, Bass
Lejin Percussion
Beck Hansen Vocals, Voices
Tom Van Buskirk Percussion, Kazoo, Keyboards, Background Vocals, Sampling
Lena Hamilton Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Fabiano Do Nascimento Acoustic Guitar
Juliano Holanda Guitar
Hugo Gila Bass
Roberto "Roberton" Hernàndez Conga
Emicida Rap
Yuri Queiroga Bass
Umbillycal Percussion
Tyler Lott Guitar
Tha Boogie Vocals, Background Vocals
Taro Sukegawa Guitar
Steve Capecci Bass
Ryan Matton Vocals
Roberto Carlos "Cucuricho" Rodriguez Valdes Piano
Renato Léllis Background Vocals
Norihide Daj Drums
Nino Suiza Percussion
Nikhil Yerawadekar Bass
Nic Johnson Bass
Monsieur Parrot Clarinet
Miles Arntzen Percussion, Drums
Mike Bergen Keyboards, fender rhodes
Maya Nayak Background Vocals
Marcos Romera Piano
Maciel Salústiano Soares Vocals
Lucas Dos Prazeres Percussion
Laurinha Da Nenê Background Vocals
Julio Norono Guiro
João Carlos Dos Santos Cello
Janja Gomes Acoustic Guitar
Irving Frontera Violin
Irene Da Nenê Background Vocals
Ichiro Fujiya Electric Bass
Ibrahin Genuino Trombone
Fernanda Terepins Background Vocals
Eddie Ocamopo Drums
Clara Da Nenê Background Vocals
Brett Tubin Guitar
Bingt Jin Ling Vocals
Alan Borger Background Vocals
Jorge Laliebre Flute
Jonathan Tolman Drums
Ivan Do Espírito Santo Flute, Piccolo, Tenor Saxophone
Corey Coverston Bass
Christian Toscano Background Vocals
Doc McKinney Guitar
Technical Credits
Caetano Veloso Composer
David Byrne Composer
Vinícius de Moraes Composer
Gilberto Gil Composer
João Parahyba Producer, Engineer
Tom Zé Composer
Ben Cohen Engineer
Beck Composer
Baden Powell Composer
Stephen Barber Composer, Producer, String Arrangements
Kevin Barnes Producer, Engineer
Mario Caldato Jr. Composer, Producer, Engineer
John Carlin Producer, Executive Producer
Roy Cicala Engineer
Greg Cohen String Arrangements
Dave Darlington Engineer
Sergio Dias Producer, Engineer
Bebel Gilberto Producer
Jean Hébrail Engineer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Joe Lambert Mastering
Andres Levin Composer, Programming, Producer, Engineer
Mauricio Maestro Composer
Stuart Matthewman Composer, Producer, Engineer
John Stephens Composer
Marcos Valle Composer
Joao Augusto Composer
Chris Franck Additional Production
Chico Science Composer
Lô Borges Composer
Moraes Moreira Composer
Didi Gutman Programming, Producer
Moreno Veloso Composer
Helene Silverman Logo
Márcio Borges Composer
Luis Galvão Composer
Paul Heck Producer
Atom Programming, Producer
Rita Lee Arranger, Composer
Mia Doi Todd Producer, Engineer
Sohrab Habibion Engineer
Paulo Sérgio Valle Composer
Jonathan Wilson Producer, Engineer
Om'Mas Keith Arranger, Producer, Engineer, drum programming
Ticklah Producer
Dadi Engineer
George Langford Arranger, drum programming
Daniel Carvalho Engineer
Be Hussey Engineer
Daniel Collas Arranger, Producer
Stuart Bogie Arranger, Producer
DJ Dolores Arranger, Composer, Programming, Lyricist, Producer, Engineer
Prefuse 73 Engineer
Clara Moreno Composer, Lyricist
Eugene Hütz Composer, Lyricist
Gabriel Pinheiro Engineer
Maciel Salu Arranger
Aloe Blacc Producer
Quincas Moreira Engineer
José González Engineer
Brazilian Girls Arranger
Ryan Ferreira Engineer
Brian Bender Engineer
Vanessa da Mata Composer
Guillermo Scott Herren Instrumentation, Additional Production
Matt Boynton Engineer
Mykel Engineer
Curumin Producer
Apollo Nove Producer, Engineer
José Nigro Producer
Zach Condon Producer
Forro in the Dark Arranger
Jeff Bailey String Arrangements
Dave Robbins Engineer
E. Nathaniel Dawkins III Composer
Etienne Tron Composer, Producer
Vanessa Bley Composer, Producer
Robin Hannibal Arranger, Producer, Engineer, Horn Arrangements
Adam Tilzer Engineer
Toshiyuki Yasuda Programming, Producer
Sean Marquand Arranger, Producer
Scott King Engineer
Lucas Martins Producer
Orquestra Contemporanea de Olinda Producer
Joyce Moreno Composer
M. Nishita Composer
Luke O'Malley Arranger, Producer
Capinam Composer
Kassin Producer, Engineer
Lejin Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Ray Aldaco Engineer
Javelin Engineer
Béco Dranoff Producer
Tom Van Buskirk Arranger
Juliano Holanda Arranger
Hugo Gila Arranger
Wladimir Gasper Programming, beats
Tha Boogie Arranger
Sid Melo drum programming
Otávio Carvalho Engineer
Mauricio Ruiz Engineer
Marlon Mercel Engineer
Marcílio Moura Engineer
Marcelo Blank Engineer
José Igro Engineer
Janja Gomes Producer, Engineer
J.C. Gomes Composer
Mykelito Barzagas Engineer
Felicity Chamberlin Event Coordinator
Erica Krumpl Producer
Eduardo Aram Engineer
DJ Squeke E. Beat Programming, Tape Delays
Didiê Cinha Producer, Engineer
Dan Rosato Engineer
Santiago "Sam" Malnati Composer
Ivan Do Espírito Santo Arranger
Doc McKinney Programming, Producer, Engineer, String Arrangements, Instrumentation
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