Tag Archives: Brazil

Review: Martinho da Vila @ Barbican Centre (London, 28th June 2016)

Review: Martinho da Vila @ Barbican Centre (London, 28th June 2016)

The Brazilian soul was present at the Barbican Centre through the music of Martinho da Vila. It was a concert full of samba, with touches of fado, bossanova, jazz and poetry. Hundreds of Londoners filled the hall and enjoyed every song. A good deal of expectancy and excitement were breathed...
Interview: Sérgio Dias – Os Mutantes (May 2016)

Interview: Sérgio Dias – Os Mutantes (May 2016)

Os Mutantes always were, and still are, one of the most influential bands in the history of modern music. With their career beginning back in 1966, they remain loved and cherished by fans both old and new after over 50 years in the business. The São Paulo Tropicalia ensemble can...
Review: Bixiga 70 @ Rich Mix (London, 29th January 2015)

Review: Bixiga 70 @ Rich Mix (London, 29th January 2015)

They said you’d never forget your first time, and even if Bixiga 70’s performance at Rich Mix was your second, third or fourth it would still be a night to remember! Last Friday the Brazilian big-band from São Paulo made its début on a British stage, but its name is hardly...
Interview: Dom La Nena (October 2015)

Interview: Dom La Nena (October 2015)

‘La Nena’ (little girl) is the nickname that she has carried around the world since adolescence. However, even though she still has a girlish air, Dominique ‘Dom’ Pinto moves around the music scene like a seasoned actress. Her experience is enviable, and she could easily be described as a ‘musician...
Interview: Bixiga 70 (September 2015)

Interview: Bixiga 70 (September 2015)

Bixiga is a neighbourhood in the centre of São Paulo, but the name has come to mean far more than that. It is a way of life. It gathers together many faces of Brazilian identity having experienced waves of migration coming ashore in the city’s harbour for two centuries. Today,...