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REVIEW Siba – Avante

By 04 November, 2013

Ever since I first heard “Qasida”, the 10th track off Siba Veloso’s latest album Avante, I haven’t been able to stop listening to it. It’s lyrics are apprehensive, poetic, the conflicting words of someone who is looking for... 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

Cidadão Instigado vs Mauro Pawlowski

By 20 January, 2012

Here’s a clip from the Vamos Brasil festival – which took place in Belgium last year – featuring one of our favourite Brazilian bands Cidadão Instigado rehearsing with Belgian musicians Mauro Pawlowski and Rodrigo Fuentealba. The festival was... Read Article

Cidadão Instigado – O Tempo

By 11 November, 2011

Can’t believe we’ve only just found out about this little gem. This is “O Tempo”, taken from Cidadão Instigado’s 2005 album E O Método Tufo de Experiências. And this has got to be one of the best Brazilian... Read Article

Karina Buhr – Longe de Onde

REVIEW Karina Buhr – Longe de Onde

By 20 October, 2011

The choice of “Carapalavra” as first track on Longe de Onde instantly marks this out as a different album to Karina Buhr‘s debut Eu Mentí Pra Voce. The screeching guitars and twisted wordplay of this opening song signal... Read Article

Karina Buhr – Cara Palavra

By 22 September, 2011

We’ve been a bit slack in posting this video, and I must apologise. We watched it when it was first streaming but didn’t realise it was now on Youtube. Our sincerest apologies because this is a video you... Read Article

New Karina Buhr album expected in October

New Karina Buhr album expected in October

By 12 August, 2011

The first Karina Buhr album, Eu Mentí Pra Voce was one of our favourite albums of 2010. It’s no wonder then that we are very excited to hear that a new album will be released this October.