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Lindo Sonho Delirante vol.2: 100 daring records from Brazil (1976-1985)

In this passionate, meticulous and captivating musical research, you will find a restless, sometimes utopic, but also genuine panorama. Each album, EP or single, is accompanied by a review in Portuguese and English, and faithful reproduction of the original cover art.

por Lucas Lazarotto     05 out 2018

PRICE: $39.00 USD (BOOK) + $19.00 USD (ROW shipping and handling). TOTAL: $58.00 USD




Here is the second volume of Lindo Sonho Delirante, with information and commentary about 100 daring records from Brazil released between 1976 and 1985. Bento Araujo dug through his record collection, his interview archive and large amount of articles from the musical press of the period in order to immortalize one of the most dramatic, creative and revolutionary eras of Brazilian music.

In this passionate, meticulous and captivating musical research, you will find a restless, sometimes utopic, but also genuine panorama. Each album, EP or single, is accompanied by a review in Portuguese and English, and faithful reproduction of the original cover art.

The author investigates the records and trajectories of both the established acts and those who did not cause much impact at the time, but today are, or can become, sought after by collectors around the world. These are records of different musical genres, which, gathered under the banner of transgression, build a daring and peculiar scene.

In this new volume, the digging begins in 1976, setting out on a journey of 10 years, which concludes in 1985 with the end of the military regime in Brazil.

The second half of the 1970s was a period of deep discoveries and turnarounds in Brazilian music. Among the youth, there was a desire in the air, to be free from the shackles of the dictatorship and able to start all over again.

The cultural heritage from the previous decade still seemed ubiquitous: the hippie dream, the counterculture, Tropicalia, and the modernists’ “anthropophagic” commandments still mattered, but the soundtrack to that scene, psychedelic rock, was transforming into an array of different sounds and attitudes.

MPB found itself immersed in ideological conflicts, while independent artists worked outside of any known categories, opening new paths and turning their backs to the past, the rules of the record industry and the conventions of Anglo-American rock. This healthy dichotomy fomented the music contained in these 100 records.

Lindo Sonho Delirante vol.2: 100 daring records from Brazil (1976-1985) is the follow-up to Lindo Sonho Delirante: 100 psychedelic records from Brazil (1968-1975), released in 2016. Click here to order the first volume!

Book Specifications
ISBN 9788592179212
232 pages
21 x 19.5 cm
600 grams
Fully colored
Cover in 300g/m² coated paper, core in 115g/m² coated paper, PUR binding
Texts in Portuguese and English
Priceless information
100 reviews of albums + 100 reproductions of original cover art + Introduction

Praise for Lindo Sonho Delirante vol.1: 100 psychedelic records from Brazil (1968-1975):

“Penned by the editor of the country’s leading vinyl collectables magazine, this new book shines a light on 100 records that tell the story of Brazilian psych’s tumultuous first eight years. Beyond these little-known stories, perhaps the most important function of the book is as the gateway to the music itself; a listen to almost any of the iridescent singles, EPs and albums covered reveal them to be more than worthy of Araujo’s evangelism.”
Record Collector (five out of five stars review)

“The cover shots of the 100 records chosen to represent this radical strain of self-expression would be worth the price of entrance alone. Add to that the detailed descriptions, the introductory essays and the general care for quality that’s gone into this labour of love and you have an utterly essential purchase. A lavish, jaw-droppingly beautiful book.”
Shindig! (five out of five stars review)

“A lovely project cataloguing the artwork and history behind 100 classic and super rare Brazilian psych records from the country’s recording golden age. Expect to find Tropicalia favourites from Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa and more alongside recently reissued rarities from Lula Cortes, Hareton + Meta and Pedro Santos – all accompanied by bi-lingual Portuguese/English commentaries and 7″-sized full-colour reproductions.”
Vinyl Factory (LSD chosen as one of the 10 best music books of 2017)

“The book proceeds chronologically, with detailed entries on records (in Portuguese and English) describing everything from pop heroes to tropicalia pioneers to wild takes on progressive rock, and the cultural and political climate that produced them.”
Wire

“Printed in both Portuguese and English, this is the perfect gift for the well-travelled psych fan whose knowledge of the Tropicalia movement and beyond starts and stops with Os Mutantes, Brazil’s answer to late-period Beatles. It’s fascinating stuff.”
Classic Rock

“Araujo’s writing is clear and incisive, relating biographical information, historical context, cultural significance, and a brief description of the musical highlights of each record. ‘Brazil is a psychedelic country by nature,’ asserts the author. The 100 records covered in this book bear out that assertion in 100 different ways. An entire world is opened up for you in its pages. Go explore it.”
Ugly Things

Bento Araujo is a journalist, researcher and record collector. He started out playing in bands and working in record stores, until he founded poeira Zine, an independent print publication aimed at record collectors. His articles, essays and interviews have been published in newspapers O Estado de São Paulo and Folha de São Paulo, and in the magazines Bizz and Rolling Stone, among others. As a lecturer, mediator and curator, he has participated in events in Brazil and abroad. His book Lindo Sonho Delirante: 100 psychedelic records from Brazil (1968-1975), published in Portuguese and English, was sold in more than 40 countries. He was born, raised and still lives in São Paulo, Brazil.

Lindo Sonho Delirante Book Launch Tour: Europe ’18

poeira Zine and Epic Vinyls from Brazil presents: Lindo Sonho Delirante Book Launch Tour

por Bento Araujo     03 out 2018

Aqui estão as datas da tour de lançamento do Lindo Sonho Delirante pela Europa. Irão rolar palestras, tarde de autógrafos, DJ sets e muito bate-papo sobre a música psicodélica e audaciosa brasileira. Bento Araujo estará acompanhado de Rasmus Schack/Epic Vinyls from Brazil, que irá cuidar da trilha sonora em vinil. Nas datas londrinas, um convidado super especial: Fabricio D.Vyzor.

No Brasil o lançamento acontece na segunda quinzena de novembro. Datas em breve.

Quem participou da campanha de financiamento irá receber o livro a partir do final deste mês. Muito obrigado a todos vocês que estão fazendo o Lindo Sonho Delirante ser uma realidade!

poeira Zine and Epic Vinyls from Brazil presents: Lindo Sonho Delirante Book Launch Tour Europe ’18.

Radio programmes, parties, book launches and a series of lectures and Q&A sessions with DJ sets. Bento Araujo and Rasmus Schack are coming to a city near you. UK support by the one and only DJ Fabricio D.Vyzor. Open dates still available. Reach us out if you are interested!

Lindo Sonho Delirante: 100 psychedelic records from Brazil (sold out)

A celebration of the inventive and mind-expanding music produced in Brazil. The book aims to show the world that Brazil also had many intriguing psychedelic rock artists and records.

por Bento Araujo     29 set 2016

Lindo Sonho Delirante (B)

SOLD OUT

Lindo Sonho Delirante: 100 psychedelic records from Brazil (1968-1975) is fully illustrated with cover art reproductions of all the 100 records presented. Each album and single entry is accompanied by a review in Portuguese and English, meticulous reproduction of the original sleeve artwork, a headline containing the group/artist name, album/single title, it’s respective record label, release date and original pressing serial number.

Considering the manifesto-album Tropicalia ou Panis et Circencis as a sort of ground zero of Brazilian psychedelic music, our digging begins in 1968. From Tropicalia ou Panis et Circencis we set off on a journey of eight years, ending at what is maybe the rarest and most mythological Brazilian psychedelic album of all, 1975’s Paêbirú: Caminho da Montanha do Sol, by Lula Côrtes and Zé Ramalho.

From pioneers such as Arnaldo Baptista, Rogério Duprat, Tom Zé, Fábio and Ronnie Von, to pop stars like Rita Lee, Milton Nascimento, Secos & Molhados and Novos Baianos. From giants like Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Jorge Ben and Os Mutantes to unsung heroes and heroines like Damião Experiença, Lula Côrtes, Sidney Miller, Suely e Os Kantikus, Marconi Notaro, Guilherme Lamounier, Walter Franco and Loyce e Os Gnomos. From the wild rock of A Bolha, Equipe Mercado, Ave Sangria, Casa das Máquinas, Spectrum and Paulo Bagunça e a Tropa Maldita, to the sophistication of Marcos Valle, João Donato, Egberto Gismonti, Luiz Carlos Vinhas, Pedro Santos and Arthur Verocai. All of them are gathered in Lindo Sonho Delirante. The superstars, the mavericks and the forgotten.

In addition to the one hundred (100) reviews, the book also contains an introduction in which the author analyzes how these musicians mixed the Anglo-Saxon pop music of the 1960s with their own Brazilian roots, taking cues from the Anthropophagics of 1922’s Modern Art Week, as well as local cultural icons such as Chacrinha and Grande Otelo.

The depth of the research and the artistic beauty of the album covers should attract both longtime collectors and those who are now entering the world of record collecting.

Book Specifications
232 pages
21 x 19.5 cm
Fully colored
Cover in 300g/m² coated paper, core in 115g/m² coated paper, hotmelt binding
Texts in Portuguese and English
Priceless information
100 reviews of albums + 100 reproductions of original cover art + Introduction

Praise for Lindo Sonho Delirante: 100 psychedelic records from Brazil (1968-1975):

“Penned by the editor of the country’s leading vinyl collectables magazine, this new book shines a light on 100 records that tell the story of Brazilian psych’s tumultuous first eight years. Beyond these little-known stories, perhaps the most important function of the book is as the gateway to the music itself; a listen to almost any of the iridescent singles, EPs and albums covered reveal them to be more than worthy of Araujo’s evangelism.”
Record Collector

“The cover shots of the 100 records chosen to represent this radical strain of self-expression would be worth the price of entrance alone. Add to that the detailed descriptions, the introductory essays and the general care for quality that’s gone into this labour of love and you have an utterly essential purchase. A lavish, jaw-droppingly beautiful book.”
Shindig!

“A lovely project cataloguing the artwork and history behind 100 classic and super rare Brazilian psych records from the country’s recording golden age. Expect to find Tropicalia favourites from Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa and more alongside recently reissued rarities from Lula Cortes, Hareton + Meta and Pedro Santos – all accompanied by bi-lingual Portuguese/English commentaries and 7″-sized full-colour reproductions.”
Vinyl Factory (LSD chosen as one of the 10 best music books of 2017)

“The book proceeds chronologically, with detailed entries on records (in Portuguese and English) describing everything from pop heroes to tropicalia pioneers to wild takes on progressive rock, and the cultural and political climate that produced them.”
Wire

“Printed in both Portuguese and English, this is the perfect gift for the well-travelled psych fan whose knowledge of the Tropicalia movement and beyond starts and stops with Os Mutantes, Brazil’s answer to late-period Beatles. It’s fascinating stuff.”
Classic Rock

“Araujo’s writing is clear and incisive, relating biographical information, historical context, cultural significance, and a brief description of the musical highlights of each record. ‘Brazil is a psychedelic country by nature,’ asserts the author. The 100 records covered in this book bear out that assertion in 100 different ways. An entire world is opened up for you in its pages. Go explore it.”
Ugly Things

Bento Araujo

Bento Araujo is a journalist, researcher and record collector. He started out playing in bands and working in record stores. In 2003, he created poeira Zine, an independent publication that introduced a considerable amount of information on artists from around the world who had never captured the attention of mainstream media. After 13 years of intense activity and 69 issues published, poeira Zine’s impact paved the way for a weekly podcast: poeiraCast. The author has also had his articles, essays and interviews published in the two biggest Brazilian newspapers, O Estado de São Paulo and Folha de São Paulo, as well as in music magazines such as Bizz, Rolling Stone, Rock Brigade and Roadie Crew. As a presenter, he worked with Gastão Moreira and Edgard Piccoli on the Heavy Lero show. As a lecturer, mediator and curator he takes part in many musical events throughout Brazil and South America. As a reporter, he has covered festivals, shows and musical events in the U.S., Europe, and several Latin American countries.