Tag Archives: Tropicalia

SONG OF THE DAY Sessa – Canção da Cura

Singing his sensual lyrics in Portuguese, Sergio Sayeg, a.k.a Sessa, is a Brazilian artist who makes minimalist sounds with maximum effect. Compared to the likes of Leonard Cohen for his musical bareness, his creations are shaped around melodic flourishes and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fumaça Preta – Pupilas Dilatadas

“Fueled by acid-drenched effects, with Caribbean and Brazilian rhythms sifted through a cheesecloth of loopy Bahian grooves and Zappa-esque chamber music”  The eclectic and very exciting music played by international ensemble Fumaça Preta (pronounced “Foomassa Pretta” and meaning “Black Smoke”) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Caetano Veloso – It’s A Long Way

Today’s song works for me on so many different levels.  Initially when I first heard it I didn’t think too much, it started like an ordinary laid-back folk track which I was quite impartial to, but 50 seconds in and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tom Zé – Jimmy, Renda-se

Today’s song has got one mighty addictive riff to it, I can’t get it out of my head!  After hearing Jimmy, Renda-se for the first time yesterday I’ve been listening to it again on Youtube today, discovering a lot about this track … Continue reading

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