Tag Archives: Brazil

SONG OF THE DAY Trio Nago – O Jangadeiro

Originally known as the Trio Iracema, the Trio Nagô were a Brazilian band who formed in the early 1950’s. Active for nearly two decades, the band consisted of composer Evaldo Gouvêia, on guitar and vocals, guitarist/singer Mário Alves and vocalist/drummer Epaminondas … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Avanço 5 – Não sou de ferro 

I’m really loving the intro of today’s lively little psychedelic nugget! It’s great when a song just wallops you in the face with a big wall of sound, it makes it hard not to sit up and take notice!!..and never … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Selvagem – Luanda

Translating as “Wild” in Portuguese, Selvagem are (or were) a Brazilian duo formed by DJ’s/producers Millos Kaiser and Augusto Olivani aka Trepanad. Their relatively brief musical career started in 2013 and continued for a mere three years; in which time … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Trio Mossoró – Orós

Founded in the early ’50s by Carlos André Batista, a singer-songwriter and accordionist who was already working at Rádio Tapuyo (based in Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte), the Trio Mossoró formed in Rio de Janeiro.  Adding his siblings João Batista … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jackson Do Pandeiro – Auê Berimbaú

Most days I am indebted to music for what it does to my mental wellbeing, but I wanted to share how glad I am to have something to turn to, something that can always lift me up no matter what! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Os Barbapapas – DooWooDooWoo

“…….a wondrous trip propelling us into outer space, to a lyrically unmanned space station where instrumental needles pierce the membrane of our planetary horizon, making way for a holistic psychedelic experience of our world….” Otherworldly realms await and in the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kit Sebastian – Rain (باران)

Even before I listened to Kit Sebastian, I was intrigued, if not overwhelmed, with a desire to hear what “a meeting point of different genres from Anatolian Pyschedelia and Brazilian Tropicalia to 60’s European pop and American jazz…” sounded like! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Trio Ternura – A Gira

Originally released by Polydor in the early 70’s, today’s song has been cited as one of the most requested and sought after Brazilian singles of all time and still fetches in the realms of £250+ if you are lucky enough … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Barbatuques – Baiana

Brazilian record label Selva Discos was created by Millos Kaiser & Augusto Olivani (aka Selvagem) with the aim of unearthing overlooked and forgotten Brazilian music. Currently the label have been releasing a series of reissued singles and in their forth instalment … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gladys Lazer – Veronica

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this many times before, but one of the first things that draws me to any music is the beat..and this song has a cool beat!  Not only that, when I tracked down the accompanying video earlier, … Continue reading

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