This is the kind of news that gets us excited. Dengue from Nação Zumbi has teamed up with Fernando Catatau and Yuri Kalil of Cidadão Instigado, as well as Ilhan Ersahin, best known as a Swedish/Turkish jazz improv specialist... Read Article
REVIEW El Remolón – Selva Remixes
It was the beginning of the year 2007, when avant garde Chilean experimental music netlabel Pueblo Nuevo released Cumbia Bichera EP, the first electronic cumbia effort by Argentinean Andrés Schteingart, a.k.a. El Remolón. A lot has been going on since then,... Read Article
One of the most respected bands in Brazil, Nação Zumbi took seven years to release their new studio album. The eponymously-titled record follows Fome de Tudo (2007) and the live CD/DVD Ao Vivo no Recife (2012), and was... Read Article
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
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