Gal Costa

Kassin’s João Donato Top 10

By 05 July, 2016

With legendary Brazilian musician João Donato soon to be making a rare appearance in London we wanted to find somebody who could shine a little light on the great man’s music. Kassin was the obvious choice. Not only... Read Article

REVIEW Os Brazões – Os Brazões

By 19 May, 2015

Formed in Rio de Janeiro in 1968, Os Brazões started life playing support for Gal Costa and Tom Zé before RGE Records gave them the chance to record this album. And what an album it is. Something of... Read Article

MIXTAPE DJ Contracapa’s Afro Brazil Orixá Mix

By 09 January, 2015

Here we present our first ever mix from Epic Vinyls from Brazil aka DJ Contracapa, a Danish musicologist and huge Brazilian music fanatic. This mix seeks to show the deep connection with Africa that exists in Brazilian music,... Read Article

Pereira’s Esparrela – Chama Mix

MIXTAPE Pereira’s Esparrela – Chama Mix

By 11 May, 2012

Ricardo Pereira is a musician and DJ from São Paulo. He plays in a couple of bands affiliated with the group Hurtmold, Guilherme Granado’s Bodes & Elefantes project and Mauricio Takara’s Assembléia Ritmica de Pinheiros, both incredible live... Read Article

Gal Costa – Recanto

REVIEW Gal Costa – Recanto

By 29 April, 2012

When she plays live, the veteran Brazilian singer Gal Costa usually reflects her Tropicália legacy, with a smooth band to complement her classically spumy delivery. Her latest recording presents a radically different view. The equally veteran Caetano Veloso... Read Article