It’s fair to say that Beirut have become one of the biggest indie-rock bands in the world. What might be quite surprising, considering their music’s French and Eastern European influences, is the fact that some of their group’s... Read Article
A Banda Mais Bonita da Cidade are a band from Curitiba in the South of Brazil. Until last week they were relatively unknown outside of their home city. Now, they are officially an internet phenomenom, all thanks to... Read Article
The love affair between Brazil and Beirut appears to be continuing now that Zach Condon’s outfit have covered Caetano Veloso’s “O Leaozinho.” The cover will appear on the highly-anticipated Red Hot + Rio 2, a Tropicalía love fest... Read Article
I had to put this video online for my favourite piece of Beirutando. You can read all about the world of Beirutando in our article here.
After appearing in Capitu, a television mini-series that aired in Brazil in December 2008, the New York-based indie/folk band Beirut became hugely popular in the country. Their song “Elephant Gun” (from the Lon Gisland EP) was used as... Read Article