With 1st April comes April Fool’s Day and 24 hours of practical jokes and ridiculously-convoluted attempts at fooling people. In Latin America this day is known as Dia da Mentira (Day of Lies) which carries with it one... Read Article
REVIEW Tulipa – Efêmera
Efêmera could not start any brighter than with the title track, a gorgeous, swinging ode to Sunday afternoons and the joys of quiescence. It’s this theme of motionlessness that permeates the album, often feeling like a conversation between... Read Article
Following on from the first part of our Best South American Albums of 2010 are numbers 10-1, meaning our favourite album will very soon be revealed! [Just scroll to the bottom if you want to find out.] It’s... Read Article
My oh my, this wasn’t easy! So many great videos to list in 2010. I hope we have listed all the major ones, but I have a feeling in a day or two a few are going to... Read Article
Karina Buhr and band performing a definitive version of “Plastico Bolha” off Eu Menti Pra Voce, one of the best albums of 2010, without a shadow of a doubt!
We have featured Karina Buhr a few times on this site, and we will keep doing just that, as long as she remains one of the most interesting artists in Brazil. Here is a new video for “Nassiria... Read Article
Intoxicating song/poem from Comadre Fulozinha taken from their final Vou Voltar Andando album. By this time they had changed drastically from their original percussion-based routines, now using the vocals of Karina Buhr as guide. “Falta de Sorte” is... Read Article
We can’t get enough of Karina Buhr at the moment. This is her singing “Mira Ira”, a track from her Eu Menti Para Voce album.