Kiko Dinucci

REVIEW Elza Soares – The Woman at the End of the World

By 25 July, 2016

There is nothing surprising about the way that Elza Soares‘ latest album begins. Soares is one of Brazil’s most revered singers, loved for her highly-emotive delivery. Her sincere, raw, guttural voice has always distinguished her from the pack, but as she... Read Article

REVIEW Lucas Santtana – Sobre Noites E Dias

By 27 March, 2015

The stylistic concepts that underpinned Lucas Santtana‘s earlier albums have now firmly been pushed to one side. This began with previous album O Deus Que Devasta Mas Tambem Cura (The God Who Devastates Also Cures) but carries on... Read Article

REVIEW Criolo – Convoque Seu Buda

By 19 January, 2015

On his first album since breakout success Nó Na Orelha (2011) Criolo showcases his versatility and artistic vision by combining a rhymes and social critique with catchy beats, melodies and a startling fluidity between regional, national and global... Read Article

MIXTAPE Metá-Metá Mixtape

By 21 November, 2014

Brazil’s Metá-Metá bring together influences as diverse as afro-samba, punk, free-form jazz, candomblé and afrobeat to create visceral, experimental and soulful music that reaches from a whisper to an all-out aural assault. On their latest album, MetaL MetaL,... Read Article