||Drum and bass, samba, samba-rock, sambalanço, bossa nova
||early 2000s, Brazil
||Synthesizer, drum machine, sequencer, keyboard, sampler, percussion
Sambass, drum 'n' bossa or drum 'n' sambass (a portmanteau of "samba" and "bass") is a regional subgenre of drum and bass music mostly native to Brazil which combines drum and bass rhythms with influences from Latin American music.
Popular artists in the genre include DJ Marky, DJ Patife, XRS Land, Drumagick, Bungle, Marcelinho da Lua, Kaleidoscopio and DJ Roots, and four compilation albums titles Sambass Vol. 1 through Sambass Vol. 4 were released to international acclaim by the Italian record label Cuadra.