Thiago Nassif: EPICAC TROPICAL BANDA + 1000 DJ ATABAK

Rio-based singer and composer Thiago Nassif is of the exciting, progressive new generation of Brazilian songwriters. EPICAC Tropical Banda is a performing group formed by Pedro Maia, Andre Sztutman, Victor Sardenberg, Lucas Rehnman and myself. The lectures are from the short story “EPICAC”, from the book Welcome to the Monkey House by Kurt Vonnegut. It was the first story to feature the fictional EPICAC computer later used in Vonnegut’s novel Player Piano in 1952. It was published on 25 November 1950, for Collier’s Weekly, and reprinted in the February 1983 PC Magazine. The story was read in portuguese by Victoria Vic, in kayowá (indigenous people of Brazil) reading and translation by Kunha Poty Rajegua and Ava Rendyju, in castellano by Alicia Martin and in Catalan by Cristina Talló i Chicón. The show was recorded and edited in Asuncion by Pedro Maia at the studios : Guarani Soul , Entranhas and Lobo Recording (recording and final audio export by Nico Melgarejo) Special thanks for helping with the show playlist and recordings to : BAdLovEkillS, Alicia Martins, Juvenal Hermes da Silva, Rossandra Cabreira, Pedro Palomino, Dahia Valenzuela Granada and Gustavito.

Tracklist

852 HZ AWAKE INTUITION – MIRACLE TONES, SOLFEGGIO HEALING FREQUENCIES MT (LABEL MT RECORDINGS)
LECTURE EPICAC SHORT STORY BY VICTORIA VIC
PARANOID ANDROID – BRAD MEHLDAU (WARNER RECORDS)
LOVE IS LOST (HELLO STEVE REICH MIX BY JAMES MURPHY FOR THE DFA EDIT)DAVID BOWIE(PARLAPHONE RECORDS)
LUCKY STRIKE – MAÇÃ E TAMBOR (INDEPENDENT)
WINDOW – THOMAS FEHLMANN(KOMPAKT)
INDIGENOUS CHANTA RAÇA HUMANA – GILBERTO GIL (WARNER MUSIC BRAZIL)
REHEARSAL OF VIOLETTA’S “BAREFOOT DANCE” – MOONDOG (FANTASY INC)DERVISH DANCE, NO 27 – G. I. GURDJIEFF / THOMAS DE HARTMANN (1878753 RECORDS DK)
CUIDADO, PELIGRO, ECLIPSE – AGAR AGAR (CRACKI RECORDS)
TAKUAPU NENGARAI – ORIDA VILHALVA (DDM MUSIC)AS MAQUINAS – TOM TRUJILO E SAL (UNRELEASED)TAPABOCAS (UNRELEASED)
JASMINE (DEMO) – JAI PAUL (XL RECORDINGS LTD)
LECTURE IN KAIOWA OF EPICAC SHORT SHORT STORY BY KUNHA POTY RAJEGUALA CUBA – MIXED –PETRE INSPIRESCU (FABRIC WORLDWID LTD)
SHIP IN A BOTTLE – FROM “THE LOVELY BONES” – BRIAN ENO –(OPAL MUSIC, UNIVERSAL MUSIC)
CHOSEN (MIXED) PETRE INSPIRESCU (FABRIC WORLDWIDE LTD)
TRANSITION – GALAXY 2 GALAXY, CORNELIUS HARRIS, CHRISTA ROBINSON, DJ DEX (UNDERGROUND RESISTANCE PRODUCTIONS)
SIRIUS (1975/1977) – KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN (STOCKHAUSEN-VERLAG – STOCKHAUSEN 76)
PARAYBA – EPICAC TROPICAL BANDAFLURIMBA – PETRE INSPIRESCU (FABRIC WORLDWIDE LTD)
BRIAN ENO – NEW SPACE MUSICEMBOJEGUA YVYRAI – ORIDA VILHALVA (DDM MUSIC)
LECTURE OF EPICAC STORY BY ALICIA MARTINTXÃĪ KAMA KURU – IBÃ SALES HUNI KUIN (INDEPENDENT)
LA RUMBA ES –LOS MUÑEQUITOS DE MATANZAS –(BIS MUSIC)AMIGO – ROBERTO CARLOS(SONY BMG MUSIC)
OLAS DE CALOR – JONAS SA (SELO RSICO)READING IN CATALAN BY CRISTINA TALLÓ I CHICÓN
PING PONG – PLASTIKMAN, RICHIE HAWTIN (MINUS INC)
EJU ORENDIVE” – BRÔ MC’S (ON BEHALF OF CORTEZ MUSIC)

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