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  • interview August 6, 2014

    Claiming Caribbean-ness: Darien Lamen on the Music of the Brazilian Amazon

    On this week’s episode of Afropop Worldwide, we explore the music of the Brazilian Amazon region. Darien Lamen teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a post-doctoral fellow in Spanish and Portuguese. Outside Brazil, he is probably the foremost expert on lambada and … Read more »

  • blog August 4, 2014

    Pará 101: An Amazonian Music Guide

    Pará, a massive Brazilian state three times the size of California located in the eastern Amazon basin, has become Brazil’s latest musical hotspot. The region’s Caribbean-inflected music blends the styles and rhythms of places like Colombia and the Dominican Republic … Read more »

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