Tag Archives: Bandua

Interview: Bandua – Bringing Folklore to the Dancefloor (June 2022)

Interview: Bandua – Bringing Folklore to the Dancefloor (June 2022)

Bandua, ‘electronic folk’ duo comprising producer Tempura the Purple Boy (Bernardo D’Addario) and musician Edgar Valente, take the centuries-old traditional music from the Beira Baixa region of Portugal and re-imagine it for the contemporary dancefloor. It’s the first time these sounds and songs have been repurposed as a Portuguese-language electronic pop...
Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #93

Podcast: Rebel Up Nightshop #93

Nightshop show for March via Radio Campus Bxl with 3 hours of new global sounds, also broadcasted via Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio. Starting with songs of the day from South Korea (Park Jiha) Ukraine (DakhaBrakha) and USA (Betty Davis). Our albums of the month take us to Cabo Verde...
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...
Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #4 (February 2022)

Podcast: Rhythm Passport Presents… #4 (February 2022)

Rhythm Passport holders… welcome on board! The fourth Rhythm Passport Presents round-the-world flight is ready to take off from the RTM FM studio and for the next two hours we will travel together in sound from Japan to Brazil. So, sit back, relax and get ready to listen to the...
Visions of Sound – January 2022

Visions of Sound – January 2022

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist: