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REVIEW Tribalistas – Tribalistas (II)

By 22 September, 2017

After a hiatus of 15 years, Marisa Monte, Carlinhos Brown and Arnaldo Antunes are collaborating again as Tribalistas. The years apart have done the Brazilian megastars’ reunion well. Their album, Tribalistas (self-titled like their first), is effortless, warm... Read Article

REVIEW Madame Rrose Sélavy – Bossa Punk

By 10 October, 2014

It’s hard to think of a better title than Bossa Punk for this recent compilation from Madame Rrose Sélavy. It’s the eighth release from this Belo Horizonte band and is the perfect bookend to the first chapter in... Read Article

Album Guide: Lucas Santtana

Album Guide: Lucas Santtana

By 30 August, 2011

This year Lucas Santtana‘s Sem Nostalgia was released in the UK and other parts of the world. It’s his fourth album and continues a legacy of post-modern music that began with 2000’s Eletro Ben Dodô. When that album... Read Article

Red Hot + Rio 2 Announce Tracklisting

Red Hot + Rio 2 Announce Tracklisting

By 23 May, 2011

A couple of weeks ago we announced that Red Hot + Rio 2, the new compilation from the Red Hot Organization featuring a variety of today’s artists covering tropicália classics, will feature the likes of Beck, Caetano Veloso,... Read Article