Tiff's Joints presents it's first release in the form of two Afro-Brazilian dancefloor cuts. Oribata are Sao Paolo's DJ Tahira and Fernando TRZ. Tahira has been a fixture on the Sao Paolo scene since the late '90's, gaining recognition both in Brazil and abroad for being one of the most knowledgable DJs on Afro-Brazilian music. His edits of classics like Gilberto Gil's "Toda Menina Baiana" getting heavy airplay from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Francois K and Nightmares on Wax and the seal of approval from Gilberto Gil himself. Fernando TRZ is a musician, arranger and producer, most famous for his work with TRZ trio and Lavoura, and counts Marc de Clive-Lowe and Eumir Deodato amongst fans of his music.
The A-side, "Batuki", from Oribata is an Afro-Brazilian house Jam. The B-side is a DJ Tahira edit of "Cavalinho Cavalao" by massively influential forro group Banda De Pifanos De Caruaru, a galloping drum and flute frenzy.
Read Boiler Room's premier of "Batuki" here and Stamp the Wax's premier of "Cavalinho Cavalao" here.
TJ001 has clocked plays and support from the likes of Gilles Peterson on BCC 6 Music, Jon K, Optimo and more.
1. Oribata - Batuki
2. Banda De Pifanos De Caruaru - Cavalinho Cavalao (Tahira Edit) Available from 09.12.2016