Nação Zumbi originated in the early 90s, climbing like a ‘crab with brains’ from the fertile mud of the delta... Read Article
In the second part of Sounding Out the Swamp: Recife, Pernambuco, and The Cultural Rise of Northeastern Brazil (read part... Read Article
Part one of a two-part series by Gregory Scruggs exploring the emergence of Pernambuco as one of the musical epicentres of Brazil. The first part looks at the history of Pernambuco and the beginnings of a musical revolution in the state, brought on by Chico Science and the Manguebit movement.
Deeply bound to the northeastern coastal cultures of Brazil is a stringed instrument known as the the rabeca. With the... Read Article
In 1992, in the Bar de Dona Edna, in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, the musician and cultural agitator Francisco de Assis... Read Article
Mario Caldato Jr. has worked as a producer or engineer for Jack Johnson, Manu Chao, Donovan Frankenreiter, Beck, Super Furry... Read Article