MUSIC

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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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Brasil’s most iconic songwriter Antônio Carlos Jobim died this week 20 years ago. Lost Sambista Richard Klein picks his favourite moments from the web. …

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Podem me prender, podem me bater / Podem até deixar-me sem comer / Que eu não mudo de opinião They could arrest me, they …

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São Paulo trio Metá-Metá synthesise punk, jazz, samba and candomblé into a coherent, visceral whole, whilst maintaining traditions of Brazilian song and folklore. Their …

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In the late 1970’s there was a surge of instrumental music, not only in Brazil, and a lot of amazing talent appeared filling up …

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In The 1970’s, while the military dictatorship was crumbling and before the economic crisis of the 1980’s kicked in, Brasil had a happy interlude; …

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Bruno Verner is a musician, poet & independent curator best known for his work with Brazilian tropical punk funk art duo Tetine which he formed with Eliete Mejorado in …