REVIEW Céu – Tropix

By 22 April, 2016

In a preface to Edith Piaf’s autobiography, French poet Jean Cocteau wrote about her singing voice as “a voice that comes out of the guts, a voice that inhabits a singer from her feet to her head, that... Read Article

Céu Returns To London

By 24 October, 2014

One of the darlings of Brazil’s contemporary music scene, Céu is making her long-awaited return to London on November 21st for an intimate show as part of a brief European tour. Born into a musical family and growing... Read Article

The Rise of Amabis

By 08 January, 2014

Up until the last three years, fans of MPB in and outside Brazil may not have necessarily recognized Guilherme Amabis’ full name, but they had, undeniably, heard his music before. He’s worked on soundtracks for Hollywood blockbusters like... Read Article

REVIEW Ruspo – Esses Patifes

By 04 June, 2013

The liner notes for Ruspo’s debut, Esses Patifes (These Criminals), describe the album as a journalistic meditation on Brazil’s disparate geography through the lens of “tropical lo-fi.” While that framework might be useful for approaching the album, the... Read Article

REVIEW Curumin – Arrocha

By 22 October, 2012

Curumin may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think about Brazilian music, but the thirty-five year old vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/producer hailing from São Paulo and born of Spanish and Japanese parents is fast becoming a... Read Article

Céu – Caravana Sereia Bloom

REVIEW Céu – Caravana Sereia Bloom

By 04 April, 2012

Before listening to Céu’s third album Caravana Sereia Bloom I struggled to think how she could improve on Vagarosa, the second of two albums that established her as one of Brazil’s finest singer/songwriters. With Vagarosa she had built... Read Article

New Céu Album + UK Tour

New Céu Album + UK Tour

By 26 March, 2012

Caravana Sereia Bloom, the third and latest album from Brazilian singer Céu will be released in the UK on April 2nd and US on April 3rd, after which Céu will be heading out on a UK tour from... Read Article