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  • review February 16, 2017

    Tempo Dos Mestres

    Fabiano Do Nascimento’s latest record’s title translates to something like “Time of Masters,” and is charmingly ambiguous: Is the young Brazilian guitarist paying homage to the masters—covering João Pernambuco and Baden Powell—or is he claiming his place among them with … Read more »

  • blog July 21, 2016

    Brasil Summerfest Preview

    Brazil might be in the news this summer for political turmoil, the Olympics, and how one seems to lead inevitably to the other, but for us at Afropop, the South American country is always looming large. Brazilian music is an … Read more »

  • botb March 12, 2016

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Nana Vasconcelos, Brazil’s Paragon of Percussion

    We were saddened to learn of the passing this week of Nana Vasconcelos, a widely respected and internationally renowned artist from Recife, Brazil. “The Best of the Beat” remembrance from 1995 presented here is an interview done in Bahia, Brazil, … Read more »

  • blog April 16, 2015

    DJ Nuts’ Arthur Verocai Mix

    In much the same way that it is scary to think about all of the important books you still haven’t read, or all the creatures in the deep ocean yet to be described by science, it can be truly frightening to contemplate … Read more »

  • blog January 28, 2014

    Afropop Takes On The Grammys

    The Grammys have come and gone, and, as seems to be the case each year, the music industry’s biggest awards show did not devote a single moment of airtime to the kind of music that we cover here at Afropop. … Read more »

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