Like its predecessor, Bossa Mundo 2 is a fine collaboration between two musically savvy labels (New York's Wave Music and Paris-based Yellow Productions).

Like its predecessor, Bossa Mundo 2 is a fine collaboration between two musically savvy labels (New York's Wave Music and Paris-based Yellow Productions). Wave founder François K. and Yellow co-founder Alain Ho seem to share a similar vision, in that both individuals seem to seek out beats and rhythms that stand outside the traditional four-to-the-floor mentality of most dancefloors. Bossa Mundo 2 finds the pair on its neverending search for the perfect Brazilian-flavored beat. Tastefully sweet, the set is home to such fluid tracks as Gotan Project's "Triptico," Tom & Joyce's "Sem Voce," and François K. featuring Barbara Mendes' "Awakening." Just lovely.—MP

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