9 episodes

After finding hundreds of old reel-to-reel audio tapes buried in the office of his deceased grandfather, Daniel Lofredo Rota realized he had discovered artifacts of musical history, and of his native Ecuador. Rota's grandfather Carlos Rota was a hoarder who founded the iconic record label Caife in the 1960s, and the collection Rota discovered was the label's entire master archive. Caife: The Lost Sound follows Daniel Lofredo Rota as he uncovers the label's mysteries that were buried under decades of dust and forgotten memories.

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After finding hundreds of old reel-to-reel audio tapes buried in the office of his deceased grandfather, Daniel Lofredo Rota realized he had discovered artifacts of musical history, and of his native Ecuador. Rota's grandfather Carlos Rota was a hoarder who founded the iconic record label Caife in the 1960s, and the collection Rota discovered was the label's entire master archive. Caife: The Lost Sound follows Daniel Lofredo Rota as he uncovers the label's mysteries that were buried under decades of dust and forgotten memories.

    Introducing Caife: The Lost Sound

    Introducing Caife: The Lost Sound

    After finding hundreds of old reel-to-reel audio tapes buried in the office of his deceased grandfather, Daniel Lofredo Rota realized he had discovered artifacts of musical history, and of his native Ecuador. Rota's grandfather Carlos Rota was a hoarder who founded the iconic record label Caife in the 1960s, and the collection Rota discovered was the label's entire master archive. Caife: The Lost Sound follows Daniel Lofredo Rota as he uncovers the label's mysteries that were buried under decades of dust and forgotten memories.
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    • 1 min
    Episode 1: The tapes

    Episode 1: The tapes

    Buried under tons of paper and garbage, Daniel Lofredo Rota discovers a mysterious suitcase full of audio tapes containing the secrets of Caife, a record label founded by his grandfather. Little was known about the label but what Daniel discovered would prove to be life altering.
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    • 27 min
    Episode 2: On the trail of Caife

    Episode 2: On the trail of Caife

    Carlos Rota, an obsessive, compulsive man with many secrets, was the founder of one of the most important audio libraries in Latin America. To discover more, Daniel immerses himself in the unique sound created by the artists of Caife.
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    • 26 min
    Episode 3: Benitez y Valencia

    Episode 3: Benitez y Valencia

    Perhaps Caife’s most important artists, Daniel uncovers the story of Benitez y Valencia, a duo who embodied not only the sound of the label, but all of Ecuador.
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    • 21 min
    Episode 4: Biluka and the Cannibals

    Episode 4: Biluka and the Cannibals

    Daniel goes on the hunt for Biluka, an enigmatic musician from Brazil and master of an instrument called the orange leaf who created some of Caife’s most unique and incredible music.
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    • 19 min
    Episode 5: This is not therapy

    Episode 5: This is not therapy

    Francesca and Gabriela, daughters of Carlos Rota, recount their father’s cruelty and describe their troubled relationship with a man full of contradictions.
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    • 21 min

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