Regis Damasceno

The Rise of Amabis

By 08 January, 2014

Up until the last three years, fans of MPB in and outside Brazil may not have necessarily recognized Guilherme Amabis’ full name, but they had, undeniably, heard his music before. He’s worked on soundtracks for Hollywood blockbusters like... Read Article

REVIEW Amabis – Memórias Luso/Africanas

By 28 September, 2011

Amabis‘ Memórias Luso/Africanas comes across like a Brazilian Portishead, featuring three of Brazil’s most distinguished vocalists in the shape of Céu, Criolo and Tulipa, atop dense instrumental backing.

REVIEW Lucas Santtana – Sem Nostalgia

By 31 August, 2011

Sem Nostalgia was released in Brazil in 2009 yet still sounds unbelievably fresh. If there was ever an argument for artistic constraints making the end-product greater then this is it. On Sem Nostalgia, Lucas Santtana (from Bahia, Brazil)... 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