Various Artists
Atlantic Mavericks – A decade of experimental music in Portugal 1982-1993
Glossy Mistakes
Silk-screened sleeve, insert
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1Fe De Sabio – Crepujculo
2Nuno Rebelo – Ve-Se Das Nuvens
3Vítor Rua – T
4To Neto – Daly
5Luis Cilia – Saxofonia
6SPQR – Flow
7Telectu – Track 7
8Pilar – Voz Do Mar
9Carlos María Trindade – Em Campo Aberto
10Balladium – Andromeda
11Ban – Irreal Social
12Pop Dell'Arte – Querelle
13Santa Maria Gasolina Em Teu Ventre – Optical Sunday Without William Burroughs
14Croix Sainte – We Build Citie
15Linha Geral – Hino A Nossa Luta

Unveiling an unheard scene: This compilation offers a unique glimpse into the vibrant landscape of Portuguese experimental music the evolution and innovation of the local music scene during a transformative decade marked by political upheaval and artistic experimentation.

It captures the essence of a generation of artists who dared to challenge conventions and push the boundaries of what was possible in music, from ambient and new age to electro, rock, and synth-pop.

The 1980s in Portugal were a time of profound transformation, marked by the aftermath of a peaceful revolution and a burgeoning desire for artistic expression. As the country emerged from political turbulence, a new generation of musicians began to explore uncharted territories, paving the way for a wave of experimentation and innovation.

From the emergence of artists like Rui Veloso and bands like UHF, who ushered in a new era of Portuguese rock, to the founding of independent record labels like Fundação Atlântica and Ama Romanta, the 1980s saw a surge in creativity and a desire for independence within the music industry.

"Atlantic Mavericks: a Decade of Experimental Music in Portugal 1982-1993" offers a comprehensive overview of this dynamic period, featuring tracks that span the spectrum of experimental music. Each song tells a story of artistic evolution and creative risk-taking, reflecting the diverse influences and eclectic tastes of the Portuguese music scene during this transformative decade.

Spanning from 1982 to 1993, the compilation includes contributions from a wide range of artists, including SPQR, Croix Sainte, Linha Geral, Balladium, Ban, Santa Maria, Gasolina Em Teu Ventre!, Fé de Sábio, and Telectu, among others. With each track carefully curated to showcase the breadth and depth of Portuguese experimental music, "Atlantic Mavericks" promises to be a must-have for music enthusiasts and adventurous listeners alike.