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Playlist: Nomade Orquestra

Playlist: Nomade Orquestra

We discovered them almost one year ago thanks to their debut album and it was love at first listen. That’s why, a few weeks after the release of their second work (Entremundos) and a few days before their second UK tour (with a stop-over at London’s Jazz Café on the...
Preview: Emicida @ Kamio (London, 21st July 2017)

Preview: Emicida @ Kamio (London, 21st July 2017)

There are few musicians who are able to give a disenchanted but still appealing and rhythmic perspective of Brazil. One of the most original of them is Emicida. The Sao Paulo born and bred MC has grown up, polished and mellowed his sound and approached more traditional influences, but his...
Interview: Nomade Orquestra (October 2016)

Interview: Nomade Orquestra (October 2016)

There is no doubt that Brazil has not had the best period in recent years. Scandals, corruption, social unrest and a troubled transition to a new (unelected) President have weakened its health. However, there are some events to cheer people up: the Rio Summer Olympic Games, Zika virus no longer...
Preview: Maria Gadú @ Barbican (London, 23rd October 2016)

Preview: Maria Gadú @ Barbican (London, 23rd October 2016)

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and one of the most beloved artists of the Música Popular Brasileira scene. That’s because Maria Gadú is also one of the most sensitive interpreters of that scene. On Sunday, at the Barbican, next to presenting her new album Guelã to the British audience, the artist from...
Preview: Tulipa Ruiz @ Rich Mix (London, 8th September 2016)

Preview: Tulipa Ruiz @ Rich Mix (London, 8th September 2016)

Three albums and dozens of noteworthy collaborations have helped Tulipa Ruiz to become one of the most recognised and acclaimed voices on the Brazilian music scene. Back in 2010, the singer/songwriter from São Paulo brilliantly dealt with unexpected popularity and excited critics, showing charisma to sell her resolute personality. These...
Interview – Metá Metá (August 2016)

Interview – Metá Metá (August 2016)

With a new album out (MM3), a European tour ready to hit the road (with a London gig at Battersea Arts Centre part of Borderless festival in less than a month) and a following growing all over the world, there are plenty of reasons to write a feature about Metá Metá...
Interview: Marginal Men (July 2016)

Interview: Marginal Men (July 2016)

If baile funk has invaded Europe and become a thing on the Old Continent too, you need to look at and listen to these two Rio de Janeiro born and São Paulo based DJs and producers. Six years ago, Gustavo Gomes and Pedro Fontes, known together as Marginal Men, started to play,...