Articles tagged bossa nova

19 Oct 2016 // 1:00 PM

Caetano Veloso and the Poetry of Protest

Veloso's revolution has always been one of color and light, pop and poetry, psychedelic experimentation and indigenous tradition.

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Nouvelle Vague - “Love Will Tear Us Apart” (Dream Koala remix) (premiere)

This airy Dream Koala remix reenvisions the tune as an ethereal, dreamy, bit of ambient chill-out.

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21 Mar 2016 // 10:45 AM

Luciana Souza Sings, If Not Speaks, in Tongues

Drawing from jazz, samba, funk, Afro-pop and more, Speaking in Tongues delights in any language, with or without words.

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Stan Getz - “Aguas de Março” and “O Grande Amor” (audio) (premiere)

Resonance Records is releasing two sublime Stan Getz recordings on February 19th and we've got a track from each LP to share with you.

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Tamy - “Dava Pra Ver” (audio) (premiere)

The Brazilian singer-songwriter takes her wide-ranging talent to American shores.

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Los Crema Paraiso: De Pelicula

The Venezuelan bossa nova outlet is at it again, this time bringing some worldwide fan favorites into the fold.

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Lush Life: The Music of Brazil’s Doris Monteiro

Doris Monteiro, Brazil's "Queen of Radio", offered in 1976 what was perhaps her finest musical declaration with Agora, a now obscure and luxurious treasure of Brazilian pop-delights.

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Vinicius Cantuária: Vinicius Canta Antonio Carlos Jobim

What happens when one Brazilian music giant tackles another? Smooth sailing, that's what.

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30 Sep 2010 // 9:59 PM

Luísa Maita: Lero-Lero

There are numerous moments within these samba-influenced songs that mark points of departure from the norm and signal an artist capable of making her own mark on the international stage.

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Caetano Veloso: 8.April.2010 - New York

Of all the influential musicians and songwriters to contribute to and emerge from Brazil’s Tropicalismo movement, none has had the continuing impact, or left an oeuvre as staggering, as Caetano Veloso. He played New York City’s Terminal 5 last night as part of a brief U.S. tour.

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Elizete Cardoso: Canção do Amor Demais

She sounds like a woman who has grown experienced without also having grown bitter, rueful but far from broken.

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	John Pizzarelli: Bossa Nova

The title of this new John Pizzarelli disc goes in for some wordplay. The music that appeared internationally a longer time ago than some care

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Bossa Nova (2000)

As Eydie Gorme sang, the bossa nova can make us do strange and unpredictable or uncharacteristic things; its seductive rhythms and playful beats entice, encouraging

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//Mixed media

The Anti-Zen of 'Thumper'

// Moving Pixels

"There is no tranquility in the music, only menace.

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