Ambient Electronica from Brazil’s Pazes

By 31 August, 2011

Just bumped into the music of Pazes from Brasília, Brazil and now in something of a delirious bliss. On the Soundcloud tracks and Exponential Records release that we found it is clear that Pazes is a fan of invention, melody and dreamy soundscapes, all things we hold very dear.

On The Southpaw EP, released on Exponential Records he starts off with a tune eerily reminiscent of Elliott Smith before heading for more electronic-based fare. You can listen to the EP here:

Pazes has also been posting tracks on his Soundcloud page, of which this is a particular favourite:

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Here’s the description of Pazes from Exponential Records:

Pazes is Lucas Febraro, musician/producer from Brasília, Brazil. Born in São Paulo and having lived in just about every corner of Brazil, he eventually settled right in the middle of the country and South America itself. Growing up listening mostly to rock music and bossa nova through the influence of a music loving father, Lucas first picked up the guitar at 14. Writing songs for fun, music still seemed more like something to be appreciated rather than made. Then along came hip-hop and electronic music, and with it DAWs, synths, drum machines and turntables. Sonic possibilities expanded exponentially, and so did the will to make music, now through a whole new perspective. It’s in this scenario of blending old influences with new, often radically different ones that Pazes’ debut EP The Southpaw is made.

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