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  • review September 8, 2016


    Metá Metá’s new album, MM3, finds the Brazilian band trimming down song lengths and solos in favor of tightly wound grooves. Thiago França’s saxophone playing, which on previous releases was allowed multiple minute-long tantrums, now takes a contained place in the … Read more »

  • 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 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 »

  • 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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