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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 »

  • 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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