Reality Mix: DJ K

Reality Mix: DJ K

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A deep dive into the sounds of bruxaria from one of São Paulo’s brand-new generation of baile artists.

Inspired at the age of 17 to start making baile funk, DJ K taught himself utilizing online FL Studio tutorials in his bedroom in Heliópolis , the biggest favela in the São Paulo macrometropolis. Quickly, his tracks acquired prestige and he endedupbeing a component at Baile do Helipa, one of Heliópolis’s mostsignificant street celebrations. Today, DJ K is the leader of Bruxaria Sound, a Brazilian cumulative madeup of 17 MCs, manufacturers and pressing a alternative of the baile noise understood as bruxaria.

DJ K’s noise isn’t simply loud and loud, however distinctively ominous in tone and tone. This isn’t by mishap, however by style: bruxaria is developed to aid cause the acoustic hallucinations understood in São Paulo’s baile culture as ‘tuin’, brought on by the inhalation of lança, a compound produced utilizing a mix of chloroethane and fragrance that develops increased heart rate and sensations of bliss boosted by loud sounds and high-pitched tones.

This distinct context discusses the minute approximately half method through DJ K’s Fact Mix where the ‘ding’ noise heard when coins are gathered in the Super Mario Bros videogames cuts through the set with a piercing, ear-splitting tone. Drenched in reverb and contrasted with deep, thumping kick drums, the track – and all of the others on the mix – however loads a punch for anybody not experiencing lança-induced hallucinations.

Recorded at house on his PC and Virtual DJ softwareapplication (with the help of keyboard fasterways), DJ K’s Fact Mix is practically completely consistedof of his own productions, offering the ideal guide for his distinct take on baile funk. It’s likewise a terrific buddy piece to his current album for Nyege Nyege Tapes, PANICO NO SUBMUNDO, which includes tracks from DJ K and the Bruxaria Sound team, and is the first of a run of launches showcasing the fringes of the funk scene in Brazil from the Ugandan label.

Follow DJ K on Instagram. You can purchase PANICO NO SUBMUNDO at Bandcamp.


DJ K – ‘Isso Nao E Um Teste!’
DJ K – ‘Beat Que Faz Baforar’
DJ K – ‘Aumenta O Som Que Eu Vo Te Bota Pra Mamar’
Illuminati – ‘Ritmo Terrorista’
DJ K – ‘Berimbau Do Bruxo’
DJ K – ‘Exclusiva (Inimigo Do Sistema)’
DJ K – ‘Montagem Ai Ui Que Maravilha’
DJ K – ‘Automotivo Balança Heliopolis’
DJ K – ‘O Sonho De Um Homem’
DJ K – ‘Exclusiva De Saturno’
DJ K – ‘Flauta Do Novo Mundo’
DJ K – ‘Montagem Berimbau Terrorista’
DJ K – ‘Montagem Eletronica’
Erva Venenosa – ‘Montagem Alem Do Universo’
DJ K – ‘Ritmada Quebra Umbrella’
DJ K – ‘Bruxaria Alucinante’
DJ K – ‘Vem Pro Barraco Da Invasão’
DJ K – ‘Montagem Muito Mal De Baseado’
DJ K – ‘Beat Distorce Mente’
DJ K – ‘Virou Capa De Jornal’
DJ K – ‘Exclusiva Renk Renk 2’
DJ K – ‘Berimbau Derruba Heliopolis’
DJ K – ‘Voces Ta Velho’
DJ K – ‘A Ex D

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