Mental Abstrato is a trio project from São Paulo, Brazil, which brings together the essence of various musics from Nu-Jazz, Samba Jazz, Bossa Nova, Soul, Groove to Hip Hop in perfect harmony, uniting performances of guest musicians and samplers, with beats that surround and definitely provide a mental trip toward the abstract.
Since the duo (Omig One & Calmão Tranquis) started creating music together in 2005, they have participated in a number of projects including the production of two remix singles “Space Age Mama Jama” and “Everlasting Rose” distributed by the Italian label IRMA Records in 2009.
Mental Abstrato released their first album “Pure Essence” in 2010 via the Japanese label Goon Trax with special appearances by Ohmega Watts (from Lightheaded), Mimismooth, Logics and Newsense (of ArtOfficial) and others.
Are currently working on producing an new album the release date for the second half of 2016 with music and Mental Abstract & Tahira - Baião are present latest build chosen by international critics as an alternative to the FIFA 2014 World Cup soundtrack, “Brazilian Bass”, distributed by the English label Far Out Records, which aggregates across his legacy greats of Brazilian music, like Joyce, Marcos Valle, Azymuth, Arthur Verocai, Wilson das Neves, between others. Band also entered the top 10 on BBC Radio London, between the classic and contemporary, elected by the great Brazilian music producer and music researcher Gilles Peterson.