In the 3rd volume of his Brasil Lado B series, DJ MBgroove brings us, as usual, the freshiest music being made in Brazil, featuring artists such as Mundo Livre S.A., Beto Villares, Céu, RAPadura, Rodrigo Campos and Gal... Read Article
Today’s mix is from Fernandao TRZ and represents everything we love about the current music scene in Brazil with selections from Lucas Santtana, Céu, Curumim, Baiana System, Criolo, DJ Tudo and Tulipa.
A strange mix of artists on Rock In Rio‘s main stage: Shakira, Lenny Kravitz, Ivete Sangola, Jota Quest and Marcelo D2 was matched by some eclectic choices on the Palco Sunset stage which offered a wide variety of... Read Article
Amabis‘ Memórias Luso/Africanas comes across like a Brazilian Portishead, featuring three of Brazil’s most distinguished vocalists in the shape of Céu, Criolo and Tulipa, atop dense instrumental backing.
A new album is on the way from the man from Caruaru. It’s been seven years since Junio Barreto released his self-titled debut album. He’s been a busy man in the meantime, composing for films and TV and... Read Article
Like many new Brazilian artists I first encountered the music of Lucas Santtana on Mais Um Disco‘s excellent Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira! album from last year. Santtana’s “Hold Me In” featured on that album and was instantly... Read Article
Anelis Assumpção is always going to be compared to two people; first is her father Itamar Assumpção, who was one of the most important musicians in Sao Paulo in the 80s and 90s. Second is Céu, with whom... Read Article
Every now and again an artist comes along with their own identity, their own vision of how something should sound. When Céu released Vagarosa in 2009 it was clear that Céu was one of these artists. It was... Read Article
July is shaping up to be one very Brazilian month in London with a number of the best up-and-coming artists coming to the capital. Over the space of just two weeks CéU, Do Amor, Orquestra Contemporanea da Olinda... Read Article
An album of noir-ish New York/Sao Paulo-based compositions featuring Thalma de Freitas, Nina Becker, Kassin and Mamelo Sound System.
MIXTAPE PG Presents New Brazilian Music
June has been dedicated mixtape month on Sounds and Colours. In collaboration with JungleDrums we’re going to be bringing you mixes of new music from Latin America every Wednesday throughout the month. We begin with PG Presents New... Read Article
A constant flow of migrants from not just Brazil but all over the world has created a melting pot of over 20 million inhabitants in São Paulo, yet whist Rio de Janeiro is associated with bossa nova and... Read Article