Lincoln Olivetti

Lincoln Olivetti 2: Brazilian Disco Don & AOR Ace 1975–1997

The world’s attention will soon be on Brazil for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The last time…

August 5th, 2016 | | Mixtape
Orlando & Patricia 'Num Dia Azul'

Lost bossa nova album Num Dia Azul to be reissued via Kickstarter

The bossa nova/jazz duo of Orlando Haddad and Patricia King, better know as Minas, are closing in on their financial goal for…

December 2nd, 2015 | | News
Lincoln Olivetti

Brazilian producer Lincoln Olivetti remembered by friend and colleague Kassin

Just months away from completing his first solo album in decades, the prolific arranger, producer, synthesizer pioneer and Brazilian “studio…

April 20th, 2015 | | Articles
Brazilian Disco Boogie Sounds

Two fiery Brazilian boogie compilations explore the bumpin’ sounds from Rio to São Paulo

Before I get all academic and try to explain the historical, political, and musical context of these boogie-oogie tunes, let…

March 9th, 2015 | | Guest Blog
Daniele Baldelli Afro Cosmic Disco

Italian DJ Daniele Baldelli created the Afro Cosmic disco scene

  Imagine circling the planet in a spaceship—weightless, far from home, listening to music on your gravity-modified iPod. Or imagine…

February 18th, 2015 | | Articles
Lincoln Olivetti: Brazilian Boogie Boss 1978-1984

80-minute disco/boogie mixtape featuring Brazilian producer and arranger Lincoln Olivetti

In honor of Brazilian musician, songwriter, arranger, and producer extraordinaire Lincoln Olivetti, who turned 60 on April 17, Wax Poetics scribe and…

June 6th, 2014 | | Mixtape
Issue 36 - The Brasil Issue

Wax Poetics Issue 36 – The Brazil Issue

For our first Brazil Issue, writer David Katz sat down with tropicalia founder Gilberto Gil at his Bahia residence and…

July 31st, 2009 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Issue 19

Issue 19

Joe Bataan is a New York legend in salsa, boogaloo/soul, disco, and even hip-hop circles for his numerous contributions. New…

October 31st, 2006 | | Wax Poetics Magazine
Young Gun Silver Fox

Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!   Purchase Wax Poetics Issue 65 now!     Features: A Tribe Called Quest…

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