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YB Music is an independent record label established in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It started in 1999 launching unreleased artists of the underground scene and names rescued from recent history of Brazilian music. Its catalog is characterized by a mixture of styles in independent music, featuring hip hop, samba-rock revisited by icons of the 70’s (Trio Mocotó), electronic music (Anvil FX), instrumental music including classical music and jazz (Sujeito A Guincho, Quarteto Camargo Guarnieri,Nouvelle), emerging artists of São Paulo’s scene (Curumin , Instituto), up to mangue beat from Recife -the label was responsible for the first album by Nação Zumbi after the death of their iconic frontman Chico Science. The label received in 2001 and 2005 the APCA (São Paulo Art Critics Association ) prize with the releases of Samba Rock (Best Group - Trio Mocotó) and Samba Power (Best Album) respectively.
The record company also joins the “Retomada” of Brazilian cinema by releasing the soundtrack by Instituto for the film “O Invasor”, as well as scoring in its studios the soundtracks for “O Redentor” (2004), “A Mulher do Meu Amigo” (2008), “A Mulher Invisível” (2009), “Garcia” (2010), among others.

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