DANZ ON 07: Érica Alves (Baphyphyna)

By 27 November, 2020

Érica Alves, AKA Érica (live), is a singer, producer and DJ from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Celebrated, both, for her electronic productions and analogue live act, the Red Bull Music Academy 2016 alumna is also head of Baphyphyna Records – a label specialising in the experimental end of Brazilian electronic music. Recent output has seen the Baphyphyna release works by trailblazing Brazilian producers and DJs such as Vermelho, L_cio, RHR, Mari Herzer and Entropia-Entalpia, as well as music by up-and-coming favourites such as Kauan Marco and Jacques Default on their Baphyanas Brasileyras I compilation. The second part of the five-part Baphyanas Brasileyras compilation series is out next Friday. The tireless musician also hosts radio shows on dublab Brasil and the Manchester-based Reform Radio. We’re so pleased Alves could find time in her busy schedule to record this week’s Danz On Mixtape.

“This one-hour mix brings some of the most recent tracks that I have received from producers in my home country, including a fresh release from Baphyphyna Records, Exposed, the debut EP of Adeus à Linguagem trio. “


Numa Gama – Me Redesenho
Eumatheus – Movimento dominante
Lucas Rodrigues – Slavoj Žižek
nahraujo – acalma meu fogo
Merhy & Noce – Flare
KENYA20Hz – Não Negociamos Com Terroristas
Paolla Mara – 97th Dawn
Gui Castro – Riftstalker
Adeus à Linguagem – Bad News (Vermelho feat. Vola)
Adeus à Linguagem – Exposed (Villaça feat. Vola)
Adeus à Linguagem – Big Crunch (Cassius A. feat. Vola)
Adeus à Linguagem – Dark Zoom (Gats feat. Vola)
Ariane Stolfi – You Better Listen Now
Diaz – Corredera
Viktor Stargazer – Hard Road to “Qui Habitat”

This mixtape series takes its name from ‘Danzon (Dance On)’ – an album by celebrated Cuban trumpeter, Arturo Sandoval. The album’s title plays on the name of Cuba’s national dance: the danzón, introducing its English homonym and punning on the fact that native Latin American music types are loved on dance floors worldwide. For this mix series, expert dance floor-fillers from Latin America and beyond will be serving Latinx killers so that we can dance on worldwide.

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