Tag Archives: Fado

Podcast: Out Of Africa #17

Podcast: Out Of Africa #17

In this show, we travel through the sounds of fado, desert blues, afro-Cuban jazz, afro-Cuban, afrobeat, Arabic reggae, and reggae! We kick off the show with the melancholic voice of Mariza, from Portugal, in “Quem me Dera”, a song was written for her by the Angolan singer-songwriter Matias Damásio. We...
Podcast: Out Of Africa #15

Podcast: Out Of Africa #15

Out Of Africa – An in-depth trip throughout world music and global beats from an African perspective!! In this show, we kick off with Madredeus, from Portugal, “Haja o Que Houver”, electronic version…We then go to Sudan with Alsarah & The Nubatones, a song dedicated to the Sudanese Revolution in...
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...
Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special – Albums (Friday 20th March 2020)

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special – Albums (Friday 20th March 2020)

It doesn’t happen everyday that online music platforms champion the cause of musicians, but Bandcamp has showed us, more than once, to be different from the vast majority of music platforms. Today (until 11.59PM Pacific Time), to support all the artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland-based company will...
Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 50 songs)

To start the new year right, we’ve decided to tidy up our 2019 music listenings and recall the songs that have made us sing, dance, think, happy and love music even more…   Enjoy the tunes that our stereos played in heavy rotation and a big thanks to 2019 for...
Visions of Sound – December 2018

Visions of Sound – December 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly 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: