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Lisbon Bboy Funk – Mr. Bird

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Mr. Bird of Lisbon, Portugal, is manufacturing some serious original and remix funk, and we want to share it with you, beginning with his “Afropsychadelic remix” of “Tibetan Space Rock” by Hot Border Special:

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We found Mr. Bird’s (@mrbirdmusic) funky tunes on Soundcloud, and found it to be extra DOPE, especially this jazzy jam “(We got the) Soul Limbo”:

… and the cipher smash “Bounce to the Beat”:

Mr. BirdSome background from Mr. Bird’s Soundcloud:

Steve Bird AKA Mr Bird is a musician, producer & DJ, based in Lisbon, Portugal. Mr Bird has released 4 albums and many other digital releases, including the latest album ‘Low-Fi Classics’ which was released by BBE Music in July 2014. A collab​oration with singer Greg Blackman, it received strong support from radio and DJs worldwide, including Craig Charles on BBC Radio6.

In 2013, he released the 3rd Mr Bird LP, imagin​atively titled “Bird Bird Bird” on the Vital Force label. He also released two 7″ singles on Resense Records and Lisboa Records with Portuguese producer Dedy Dread, as well as 5 vinyl releases on the Heavy Duty Booty label and several digital releases on his own ‘Fat Bird Sounds’ label.

in 2001 & 2007 Mr Bird released 2 instru​mental hip-hop albums on the Brighton based labels ‘Hertz Recordings’ and ‘Frequent Soundz.’

Back in 2001 he was invited to record a session for DJ John Peel at the BBC Maida Vale Studios, which was broadcast twice in 2002.

Mr Bird is currently in demand as a re-mixer, having remixed over 100 artists & bands including Daytoner, Karthala 72, Lee Fields, Dalindeo, More Like Trees, Captain Planet, Savages, Odyssey and many more. He is currently working on several new musical projects, singers & collab​orators world-wide. For more info, DJ Bookings, licensing or Remixes please contact:

mrbird​produc​tions@​hotmai​l.com

And just for the retro heads, dig this video for “Skate Dancer”:

Make sure to support the homie and follow Mr. Bird on Soundcloud, Like him on Facebook, and pay a visit to Mr. Bird’s website to keep your ears open for future funk!

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