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Reticulating Splines // by Kevin

In this playlist: Yes, the music from The Sims is on Spotify. Yes, Sim City too. Yes, I made a playlist of Maxis music. Yes, you’ll recognize this stuff.

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Joe Cruz & The Cruzettes - Manila Hyatt Regency

Joe Cruz & The Cruzettes were the house band at the legendary Manila Hyatt-Regency Hotel in the Philippines during the 1970’s. They performed mainly covers of Latin, Funk, Soul, Bossa and Boogaloo songs. 28 palabras más


Kali Uchis / Isolation

It’s been a long time coming, but Colombian-American soul sensation Kali Uchis has finally come through with her studio debut. Isolation is way more than just one of the smoothest and sexiest R&B projects out this year – this is some of the most innovative, eccentric, and funky contemporary soul that’s been released for a long time. 581 palabras más



“Dindi” is a song composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim with lyrics by Aloysio de Oliveira. It was the name of a place near Petropolis. There was a farm called “Dirindi” from which came that name in diminutive. 7 palabras más

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Summer Samba

“Samba de verão” – “Summer Samba”, composers Marcos Valle & Paulo Sergio Valle

“Summer Samba” (also known as “So Nice” or its original Portuguese title, “Samba de Verão”) is a 1964 bossa nova song by Brazilian composer Marcos Valle, with English-language lyrics by Norman Gimbel; the original Portuguese lyrics came from Paulo Sérgio Valle, brother to the composer. 8 palabras más

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One Note Samba

“Samba de Uma Nota Só” (“One Note Samba”) – composed by Antônio Carlos Jobim with Portuguese lyrics by Newton Mendonça

The song title refers to the main melody line, which at first consists of a long series of notes of a single tone (typically D, as played in the key of G) played over a descending chord progression in a bossa nova rhythm. 56 palabras más

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