Sonhos Secretos

It's been a long time coming, and we're thrilled to finally announce Sonhos Secretos, a compilation of eleven rare and obscure genre-spanning gems produced during the waning days of Brazil's military dictatorship, recorded by a new emerging class of artists operating outside of the major label system. Rio de Janeiro based producer Tee Cardaci spent years digging through records and tracking down the artists who appear on the release and, at long last, the results are ready to share with the world. 
Sonhos Secretos, or Secret Dreams in English, alludes to the quiet aspirations of those that made these independent and privately released seven-inches as well as to the fact that many of these records have long remained essentially a secret. It's also, to some extent, a reference to a certain dream-like quality that permeates this collection. While the songs featured here can all can be housed under the blanket term, MPB (Música Popular Brasileira or Brazilian Popular Music), they also contain, to varying degrees, elements of jazz, soul, folk, prog, baroque rock and shimmering pop.
This unique compilation, presented by reissue specialists Org Music and online audio journal Aquarium Drunkard, includes a fold-out insert with artist interviews and additional liner notes by Brazilian music scholar Allen Thayer. The audio was restored and mastered by award winning engineer Dave Gardner. The record is out August 4th, available on transparent orange and standard black vinyl.
Side A
A1 Quintais - Donos da Noite
A2 Jorge Baihense, Ricardo Luiz - Por Teu Nome
A3 Luis Sergrio Cruz & Moacyr Luz - Tamares
A4 Grupo Moxotó - Rainha dos Conflitos
A5 Carlos Souto - Sinal Fechado
A6 Marcello Lessa - Azulão
Side B
B1 Filó Machado - Trem Fantasma
B2 Renato Faver - Espantalho
B3 Mauricio Herdy - Amor de Verão
B4 Hilton Barcelos - Confissões de Um Retrato Falado
B5 Quintais - Pastores da Noite