Mangue Bit

Feiticeiro Julião “BARRA”

By 09 November, 2012

Feiticeiro Julião are one of the more interesting new bands to come out of Recife. With outlandish clothing, energetic stage presence and songs that mix mangue bit, jazz and funk with something tribal, hallucinogenic even, they are definitely... Read Article

In a Nutshell: Mangue Beat

By 14 June, 2011

In 1992, in the Bar de Dona Edna, in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, the musician and cultural agitator Francisco de Assis França announced to his friends, “I mixed a hip-hop beat with a maracatu groove and it turned out... Read Article