Rodrigo Campos

S&C New Latin Music Playlist #2

By 16 May, 2017

The spring and start of summer are a fruitful time for new music releases, which may explain why we’ve been inundated with new music. As usual, the quality has been high and the choices as eclectic as always.... Read Article

REVIEW Elza Soares – The Woman at the End of the World

By 25 July, 2016

There is nothing surprising about the way that Elza Soares‘ latest album begins. Soares is one of Brazil’s most revered singers, loved for her highly-emotive delivery. Her sincere, raw, guttural voice has always distinguished her from the pack, but as she... Read Article

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 Passo Torto – Passo Elétrico

By 17 December, 2013

I’d been planning on writing a review of Passo Torto‘s second album ever since it came out in May this year. It’s an album I keep coming back to, that keeps surprising me. It has an immediacy that... Read Article

Debut Album from Passo Torto Released

Debut Album from Passo Torto Released

By 11 November, 2011

Passo Torto can only really be disguised as a supergroup, one that collects together four of the most intriguing artists working in Brazil at the moment, artists that you could describe as existing somewhere between the worlds of... 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.