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Best Compilations of 2016

By 06 January, 2017

2016 may well be over but we’re not ready to forget about it just yet. There were many great releases out last year and January is a great time to catch up on them, especially some of the compilations... 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

REVIEW Metá Metá – Metal Metal

By 07 July, 2014

One side of Brazil is sunny, party-loving and happy-go-lucky. Then there’s the other face of the coin. A face which has recently conquered the scene, at least musically-speaking, and which hotly distances itself from the picture postcard views and the... Read Article

REVIEW Bixiga 70 – Ocupai

By 03 June, 2014

When Bixiga 70 released their self-titled debut album in 2011 I jumped at the chance to call it “Brazilian afrobeat”, which is essentially what it was, a 10-piece orchestra heavy in percussion and horns playing extended jams that... Read Article

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

Graveola “Babulina’s Trip”

By 22 January, 2013

Brazilian band Graveola today launched a new video for “Babulina’s Trip”, one of the highlights from their new album Eu Preciso De Um Liquidificador. Hailing from Belo Horizonte – Brazil’s third largest city – Graveola have been making... Read Article