We’re happy to present the latest mixtape, The Battle of Cubango Vol. 2, from our friends at Sambasupercollider, a collective of Brazilian musicians from various samba schools around Rio de Janeiro. Packing loads of tracks into a little... Read Article
We got very excited about the self-titled debut album from Metá-Metá, a Brazilian group in love with Afro-Samba, candomblé and fusing these influences with their own musical ideas. That debut largely stuck to the simpler refrains of Afro-Samba... Read Article
The first album by Metá-Metá achieves two remarkable things; it manages to sound unbelievably fresh as well as sounding as if it could have come from Brazilian music’s hey-day of the 1960s.
This is a poetic re-telling of the life of Vinicius de Moraes, the poet and lyricist responsible for songs such as “Garota de Ipanema”, “Chega de Saudade” and “A Felicidade”. Forming the film’s spine, along with archive footage... Read Article