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  • blog July 28, 2015

    Afropop Exclusive Mix: Brazilian Underground, Vol. Two

    The first Brazilian Underground mix was one of our favorites in the Afropop Exclusive Mix Series, so we asked Rio-based journalist Marcelo Monteiro of Amplificador (who recently released an excellent new compilation on Far Out Recordings) if he could make us … Read more »

  • blog February 11, 2015

    Interview: Brazil’s New Sounds by Marcelo Monteiro

    As part of our mixtape series, we recently reached out to Brazilian  journalist Marcelo Monteiro (contact him at mmonteiro@corp.globo.com). He provided us a mix of some of the best new alternative styles floating around the nation’s underground. We asked him a … Read more »

  • blog January 16, 2015

    GlobalFEST 2015 Photo Essay

    As always seems to be the case, the 2015 edition of globalFEST was a major curatorial success, mixing crowd-pleasing newcomers, veteran performers, and everything in between. The Afropop team was there in force, and while the group consensus is that … Read more »

  • interview June 30, 2014

    Kicking Music Scenes in Brazil: Mais Um Discos’ Lewis Robinson

    For our program, “Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014,” we spoke with Lewis Robinson, founder of Mais Um Discos, a label devoted to the creative, experimental and underground side of Brazilian music. Mais Um Discos has just put out … Read more »

  • blog June 25, 2014

    Featured Artists: Party and Dissent–World Cup Brazil 2014

    In Party and Dissent: World Cup Brazil 2014, we take you on a tour through Brazil’s many fantastic regional scenes–checking out new baile funk styles, and looking at some of the country’s top female MCs and experimental artists. Since there … Read more »

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