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8.11.11 Tonight at Fifth Element: Local Listening Sessions with BK-One

Tonight at Fifth Element, join us for an exclusive listening session and get a behind the scenes look at BK-One's upcoming release, the Tema Do Canibal EP!

The event starts at 7pm tonight, so get there early to make sure you don't miss the history behind the music.

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Can't make it to Uptown Minneapolis tonight? Don't worry - this event will be broadcast on Ustream! Click here to watch.

Watch the live stream below!

Available exclusively through iTunes and on hand-numbered, limited, transparent green vinyl, the EP starts by introducing the listener to BK's multi-layered tropical aesthetic by way of the "Tema Do Canibal Video Edit" featuring the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Things quickly change pace with Exile's expert chopping of the original horns and Doom's expectedly bizarre verse on the "Mind The Gap Remix". Among Brazil's most notable DJs and record collectors, DJ Nuts flexes his expert knowledge by contributing the "Tamba Remix" which features Helcio Milito on the tamba, a percussion instrument he invented in the early '60s. Further Brazilian influence comes from the oft-sampled Arthur Verocai who writes, arranges, conducts, and produces an entirely new version of BK’s “Tema Do Canibal”. The B-side is rounded out by two outstanding interpretations intended to light up the dancefloor. Mike 2600 amps up the tempo in his "Journey Into Sound Remix" and replaces the original’s thick horn lines with squiggly keyboards, while Tom Noble’s "Disco Ginga Remix" drenches those horns in reverb and adds disco-inspired batucada drums. Between BK-One’s groundbreaking collaboration with the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and the five wildly different reinterpretations made by such a talented and diverse group of artists, this EP is not to be missed.

Fifth Element LIMITED transparent green VINYL Pre-Order Exclusive: Your Pre-Order will come with 1 of 4 collectible stamps designed by Mike Davis for Burlesque of North America. Bundle your pre order with the purchase of the Rádio Do Canibal CD or Vinyl for a discounted price! Every bundled pre order will receive all 4 collectible stamps. Click HERE to Pre-Order now.

Listen to the Megamix of the EP below:

Tema Do Canibal Mega-Mix by BK-One

Want a chance to remix "Tema Do Canibal"? Click here to learn more. The winner will get their remix played on RSE Radio, and will win a BK-One prize pack, as well as a Pro account from our friends at Soundcloud!

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