Tag Archives: Brazil

Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário

Oh wow!! This song makes you feel like you have slept walked into a street full of fire crackers and then woke up!! Its crazy, the vocals are insane and it’s a frenzy of sound….I love it!! The ear-feast that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Os Tincoãs – Deixa a Gira Girà

There is something quite magical, mysterious and ever-so-slightly haunting about the adorable vocal harmonies in today’s song, but mostly they are striking. I love how the guitar nestles in the background initially, allowing the voices lead the way, but how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edu Lobo – Viola Fora De Moda

This is the first time that I’ve ever heard of Edu Lobo & only the third time I’ve listened to today’s song, but I really like the dreamy, wistful feel that pours out of it & the taste of sunshine … Continue reading

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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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