This album was made possible through the Criatório arts fund, an initiative by the Porto City Hall destined to support the contemporary artistic creation.
Co-release with Cardinal Fuzz
released March 8, 2019
Black Bombaim: Paulo Gonçalves (drums), Ricardo Miranda (guitar), Tojo Rodrigues (bass)
Producers: Luís Fernandes, Jonathan Saldanha and Pedro Augusto
Recorded by João Brandão, assisted by José Arantes. Additional assistance by Cláudio Tavares and João Bastos
Mixed by João Brandão at Arda Recording Company
Mastered by Miguel Pinheiro Marques at Arda Recording Company
Photos: Renato Cruz Santos
Design: Sérgio Couto
Documentary team: Miguel Filgueiras, Duarte Ferreira, Manuel Neto, Pedro Fonseca
Press: Sara Cunha
Production: Lovers & Lollypops (Joaquim Durães and Eduardo Maltez)
Thanks to CMP - Porto Cultura, FEUP, Café CCOP, Guilherme Blanc, Sílvia Fernandes, Joana Ferreira, Lídia Queirós, Eduardo Magalhães, Eduardo Costa, Francisco Babo, José Oliveira, Márcio Laranjeira, José Gomes, Maria José and Dave Cambridge.
supported by 46 fans who also own “w/ Jonathan Saldanha, Luís Fernandes & Pedro Augusto”
I've spun this endlessly since it arrived. Brilliant musicianship that creates a magical sound. I can't recommend this enough to fans of this band or anyone for that matter. It transcends the basic boundaries what we know as genre whether it be Psychedelic/Acid Jazz/Stoner/Jam etc.
01/09/2020 The Midnight Toker.
XIXA cull from various strains of Latin music, from Chicha (psychedelic cumbia from Peru) to Tejano, infusing their "mystic desert rock" with a distinct sense of brooding. Bandcamp Album of the Day Feb 17, 2021