Tag Archives: Portugal

Daily Discovery: 1+1 – Três Bairros

Daily Discovery: 1+1 – Três Bairros

‘1+1’ is the brand-new single by Lisbon-based trio Três Bairros.   Formed by guitarist Ricardo Gama, viola player João Correia and vocalist Bruno Ribeiro, the group blends the Portuguese folk tradition (particularly fado) with a more contemporary approach.   You can find more info and listen to Três Bairros music...
Album Review: Bandua – Bandua [Frente Bolivarista; February 2022]
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Album Review: Bandua – Bandua [Frente Bolivarista; February 2022]

In this thoughtful and heartfelt offering, Portuguese duo Bandua rework local folklore for a modern audience. Deep grooves and downtempo electronica interweave with traditional instruments, songs and stories on timeless themes of revelation, transformation and human expression. It’s a self-proclaimed love letter to their home, and it’s easy to fall...
News: A Call for Present and Future “Womexicans”

News: A Call for Present and Future “Womexicans”

It’s only March, but we are already looking forward to October for another Womex! The 2022 edition, which is going to happen in Lisbon between the 19th and 23rd of October, has recently announced its legendary 7 Samurai who will form the Official Jury and start to define another amazing programme of showcases, DJ-sets, film screenings, conferences, mentoring...