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

City Sounds: Buenos Aires

By 01 June, 2011

Like every other big city in the world, there is a musicality that oozes from the streets of Buenos Aires. The incessant humming of old, rusty buses trying to make their way through cobbled roads, explosive symphonies of... Read Article

Rafael Castro — Ultrapassa, Pai!

By 13 May, 2011

Rafael Castro has just the released the video for “Ultrapassa, Pai!”, a new song from a forthcoming album. The track highlights the new material Castro has been working on since he released the double header of O Estatuto... Read Article