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In the macho, back-country world of Sertanejo music, Mendonça demanded respect for women by Brian Mier On Friday, November 5, news broke that a …

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Beco de Batman, the São Paulo alley that is world famous for its graffiti art, has been painted completely black in mourning over the …

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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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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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