World music is soukous and ska. It's juju and samba. It's King Tubby, King Sunny Ade and the "king" of reggae, Bob Marley. One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain...
Bento Araujo’s book Lindo Sonho Delirante documents the psychedelic music movement in Brazil, during the '60s and 70s with reviews of “the 100 trippiest Brazilian records you must own!” Each review also features a reproduction of the cover artwork. The title, which translates as a “beautiful delirious dream,” is apt for this beautiful book, as is the inherent “LSD” in the title. In the must-read introduction, Araujo acknowledges that Brazil (like the rest of the world) was influenced...more