This week we are bringing you the exclusive stream of Sin Mucho Sentido, a brand new Latin tribute to the massively-influential New York band Talking Heads, and more specifically their landmark 1984 live album/film Stop Making Sense, which... Read Article
REVIEW La Casa Del Ritmo
Los Amigos Invisibles have had a charmed career, there’s little doubting that. Out of what sometimes feels like a musical desert they emerged out of Venezuela in 1998 with their first international release (and only second album in... Read Article
For fans of modern leftfield soul, the news that Quantic – aka producer Will Holland – and British singer Alice Russell were collaborating on a new album comes like manna from heaven.
Jorge Continentino describes himself as a saxophonist and flutist, but he regularly draws on his piano and guitar-playing skills when he’s writing original music. Jorge got an early start, leaving his hometown of Rio de Janeiro at just... Read Article
In the first part of a new series of articles discussing Brazilian music with various international musicians we talk to Mia Doi Todd about her relationship with music from Brazil and how it has helped shape her own sound.
A couple of weeks ago we announced that Red Hot + Rio 2, the new compilation from the Red Hot Organization featuring a variety of today’s artists covering tropicália classics, will feature the likes of Beck, Caetano Veloso,... Read Article
Susana Baca shot to international fame with the release of Afro-Peruvian Classics: Soul of Black Peru, a collection of Afro-Peruvian songs released in 1995 by Luaka Bop, of which Susana’s rendition of “Maria Lando” was one of the... Read Article
As his career grew, David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. He asks: Does the venue make the music? From outdoor drumming to Wagnerian operas to arena rock, he explores how context has pushed musical innovation.