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  • blog April 28, 2016

    Beyond Mangue: On the Scene Today in Recife

    After the mangue explosion of the ‘90s, the music scene in Recife calmed down just a little. But today, the capital of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco is still full of talented and adventurous artists: both veterans of the mangue … Read more »

  • blog April 28, 2016

    Music From the Mangroves: A Mangue Bit Primer

    In our program, “Crabs With Brains: The Mangue Revolution and New Sounds of Recife,” we explore the history of the mangue movement, which transformed Recife, the capital of Pernambuco in Brazil’s northeast, from one of the world’s most poverty-stricken cities … Read more »

  • interview March 23, 2015

    Clever Crabs: Philip Galinsky on the Postmodernity of Mangue

    Philip Galinsky, founder and director of Samba New York!, has deep ties to Afropop. Philip’s PhD dissertation (later published by Routledge), Maracatu Atomico: Tradition, Modernity and Postmodernity in the Mangue Movement and the “New Music Scene” of Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil was inspired by … Read more »

  • blog September 24, 2013

    Maga Bo Interview: From His Home In Rio De Janeiro

    One of the first things you notice when DJ, composer, producer, drummer and laptop musician Maga Bo opens the door of his modest top floor apartment in Rio de Janeiro is that there is not one whiff of ex-pat to … Read more »

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