When Criolo released his last album, Convoque Seu Buda, on the internet for free download in November, the anticipation of its arrival was clear to see. It had been three years since his break-out success, Nó Na Orelha,... Read Article
If I was to name my favourite female Brazilian artist there would be little debate. There was a time when I was certain that Karina Buhr would be the one to blow me away, but she has yet... Read Article
Rich Mix are going Brazil-crazy during the World Cup with Joga Bola, a festival of culture and football running through June and July. Toast of the event will be live sets from Tulipa and Graveola, as well as... Read Article
REVIEW Tulipa Ruiz – Tudo Tanto
Listening to Tulipa Ruiz’s sophmore album Tudo Tanto is akin to being a kid in an auditory candy store. Building on her acclaimed debut Efêmera (2010), the Paulista songwriter tickles the ear at every turn with her playful,... Read Article
It seems that Tulipa Ruiz’s first album Efêmera, which was one of our albums of 2010, was really just a case of the São Paulo singer finding her voice, for her new album Tudo Tanto takes things up... Read Article
Tulipa Ruiz has just released a new clip for “Memória Fora de Hora”, a song that was recorded for the Literalmente Loucas — Canções de Marina Lima project initiated by Brazilian journalist Patrícia Palumbo and DJ Zé Pedro.... Read Article
Tulipa Ruiz returned to London in December 2011 for the second time, this time bringing a band featuring her father Luiz Chagas on guitar and brother Gustavo Ruiz on bass. Sounds and Colours had the opportunity to meet... Read Article
Today’s mix is from Fernandao TRZ and represents everything we love about the current music scene in Brazil with selections from Lucas Santtana, Céu, Curumim, Baiana System, Criolo, DJ Tudo and Tulipa.
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.
Mais Um Discos have recently made available this tasty little EP featuring some of the artists from their almighty compilation from last year: Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira!. The Nova-Tropicalia features six artists from Brazil: Catarina Dee Jah,... Read Article
MTV Iggy have had a refit and currently seem to be going all out to feature our favourite bands! Over the past few weeks they’ve had both Tulipa and Daniel Peixoto as artists of the week, put on... Read Article
Sounds and Colours Present ‘Nossa, Cara! New Sounds of Sao Paulo’ in Partnership with Brasil Music Exchange
This is the day we’ve been waiting for, the day in which we finally release our compilation showcasing some of the best sounds coming from Sao Paulo. Nossa, Cara! New Sounds of São Paulo is a labour of... Read Article