Allan Thayer runs the excellent Brazilian music site called Soul Spectrum.
Check out The Ambassador over at Stanford’s radio station KZSU on Wednesdays 12pm-1pm PST. You won’t be sorry. “Join The Ambassador on a journey through time and space to discover the vibrant sounds of soul music. Tune in to hear the finest in lowrider oldies, Southern soul,Brazilian Funk, African grooves and Japanese jams to name but a few”.