Feiticeiro Julião are one of the more interesting new bands to come out of Recife. With outlandish clothing, energetic stage... Read Article
Pernambuco is one of the musical epicentres of Brazil, full of infectious rhythms and traditions such as caboclinho, forró, candomblé... Read Article
Part one of a two-part series by Gregory Scruggs exploring the emergence of Pernambuco as one of the musical epicentres of Brazil. The first part looks at the history of Pernambuco and the beginnings of a musical revolution in the state, brought on by Chico Science and the Manguebit movement.
Deeply bound to the northeastern coastal cultures of Brazil is a stringed instrument known as the the rabeca. With the... Read Article
In 1992, in the Bar de Dona Edna, in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, the musician and cultural agitator Francisco de Assis... Read Article