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Curuzu - Salvador

Curuzu - Salvador BA

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One of Sultan Makendé's trax - Left Man Right Man
*This is the edited version, If you would like to hear the whole album: Baranta

Jacuipe- Sultan Sound

Rio Jacuipe - Bahia

Celebrating 36 years in the business!

We are based in the Brazilian city of Salvador, Bahia - the heart and soul of Brazil, from which pours an everlasting fountain of hot and steamy Brazilian culture!

A few of our services:
  • Music recording and production and post production

  • Voice overs - English and Brazilian Portuguese, including any necessary translations

  • Translation Services - To and from English and Brazilian Portuguese

  • Music for film, TV, Video, Websites and other media from our sister site - DaveTV Music
    We can provide bespoke compositions or you can select ready made pieces (Production music) with full sync and broadcast rights included.


  • Legal sync clearance services for music from most sources, but especially from Brazil.

  • Location scouting for most of Brazil.

  • Complete hand-holding package for any production in Brazil, including:
    Transport and accommodation logistics
    Translation and location interpreting services
    Legal and official processing, permits filming releases etc.
A few varied clients, musical collaborations and productions: A few film and TV credits:

Letieres Leite Quinteto - Front of house show mixing & Afro-Brazilian rhythms workshop interpreting for their 2013 tour of the UK
Viva a Vida - A Brazilian NGO working with abused and drug-addicted children and adolescents - Recording & producing a track "Diamonds In The Dust" with the charity's children's choir and local musicians to raise money via donations.
Tito Oliveira Afro-Brazilian Rhythms for Drum Kit -Translation of text and musical terminology to English
Moreno Veloso - Recording some tracks in London with the other members of +2
Olodum
- Translation of press releases, flyers and international contracts from Portuguese to English / English to Portuguese
Oderbrecht - Translation from English to Portuguese of an academic treatise dealing with the recycling and purification of industrial effluent
Quintas Private - Techinical assistance / editing of videos for their website
Glay'do - Recording, arranging, producing their soon to be released album. You can check out some of the final mixes from the link on sound cloud
Left Field - Digital Editing of "Release The Pressure" & "Leftism"
Transglobal Underground - Digital editing of the landmark albums " Psychic Karaoke & International Times"
Fun Da Mental - Recording, mixing and editing various 12" vinyl singles & albums as well as working on other projects financed by Nation records
Hugh Masekela - Recording / track laying
Atongo Zimba - Recording, producing and mixing the album "Savannah Breeze"
Phillip Morris / Marlboro - "le Rock-in" battle of the bands 1995/96 - Ivory Coast: Tour Logistics, recording, FOH engineering
Pat Thomas-various albums recording
Abdul Teejay-Recording "Kanka Kuru", "Fire dombolo" & "E'go Lefpan You"
Captain Yaba - Recording and co-producing album - "Tinanuré"
Mose "Fan Fan" - Recording and producing album - "The Congo Acoustic"
Judge Jules (DJ) - Digital editing various 12 inch vinyl dance records.
Madness - Digital editing

Contact Dave

The In Laws - Feature Film
Everybody Loves Sunshine - Feature Film
Queer Eye For The Straight Guy - Bravo cable television network
Sex and the City first and second series - HBO
Anthony Bourdain No Reservations - Discovery Travel & Living channel
Life Without Dick - Feature Film
William and Kate - The movie
America's next top model - CW Network
Dirty Pretty Things – Feature Film
Indian Ocean With Simon Reeve - BBC
Dr Oz - TV.com
Californication - Showtime
My Last Five Girlfriends
- Feature Film
50 things to do before you die - BBC
Scarred - MTV Real Sex 31 - HBO
Top Gear - BBC
Shipping Wars - Channel 4 (UK)
Gene Simmons Family Jewels - A&E
Swamp Wars - Animal Planet
Afraid Of The Dark - History channel
Pawn Stars UK - History channel
Hoarders - A&E network
10 Years Younger (Australia)
- Channel 4 (UK)
A To Z of TV Gardening - BBC
Human Planet - BBC Deadly 60 - BBC
Extreme Fishing With Robson Green - Channel 5 (UK)
Weird Connections - Discovery channel
The Simple Life (Seasons 1,2,3,4,6) - Fox /E!
Untamed and Uncut - Animal Planet
Coronation Street - ITV(UK)

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