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When you acheive human rights you should never let them be taken back from you in any way under any pretext,” said the 76 …

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By Daniel Hunt. João Gilberto, who along with Antônio Carlos Jobim is considered the father of Bossa Nova, died on Saturday 6th July 2019, …

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João Gilberto, native of Bahia and pioneer of Bossa Nova, which put Brazilian popular music on record players in homes across the planet during …

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By Graham Douglas for Sounds and Colours. It was a hot day in the beautiful town of Amarante, the Portuguese base of Brazil’s MIMO …

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Rock in Rio is a huge cultural event in Rio de Janeiro; for many people, it’s their one and only chance to see an …

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First published in its original form online at Stylus Magazine in November 2005. The article has been out of print since Stylus closed up …

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Acclaimed music theorist and renowned author, Simon Reynolds pointed out in his article on the subject in The Village Voice, that the constant mining …

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By Andrew Cumming. Rio has Baile funk, Salvador has Axé, Belem and the Amazon have Brega, but what does the vast interior of Brazil …

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On 30th October 2017, there was a new escalation in a cultural conflict which is slowly cauldronizing Brazilian society. Veteran singer songwriter, Caetano Veloso, legend of …

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In August 2016, the eyes of the world were on Brasil for all the wrong reasons; a shadowy coup d’état in progress, police repression …

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