Indica Brazilica – CD Sleeve

Series name Indica Brazilica

This eight-page full colour CD album sleeve features a detailed introduction to Brazilian music, musicians and its merging with Indian musical traditions. This piece is written by John Armstrong, a leading Brazilian/world music DJ for Outcaste Records. The fourteen tracks by various artists on ‘Indica Brazilica’ are compiled by Outcaste Records’ DJ Harv, and feature linear notes on the sleeve by John Armstrong.

Date of Creation / Publication2003
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/COM/IB/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesIn April 2003, Outcaste Records released a compilation album fusing the musical traditions of India and Brazil. The tracks featured the merging of samba and Bollywood styles, acoustic stringed instruments and percussion rhythms. This digital material in this file consists of a press release and the CD album sleeve.
The Outcaste Records Collection features digital items such as press releases, flyers and CD sleeves of artist albums and diverse musical compilations, all of which include detailed linear notes and messages from artists and the founder of Outcaste Records, Shabs Jobanputra.
Collection notesA major label in world music, Outcaste Records was formed in 1995 by Shabs Jobanputra and Paul Franklyn. Based in London, the record label endeavours to maintain a creative space for artists of world music and produce music for and by young British Asians that reflect their South Asian and British cultural traditions. Outcaste are also dedicated to making this music increasingly accessible and appreciated to mainstream audiences.