Articles tagged brazil

SILVA - “Vista Pro Mar (Tom Bailey Remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

Winter may have just begun its thaw, but one listen to this remix of Brazil's SILVA will have you in a summertime island paradise.

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30 Oct 2014 // 12:30 PM

Dona Onete: Feitiço Caboclo

Looking around for translations of the Portuguese lyrics, I find out that I've been listening to her request kisses from a beer-wet mouth.

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‘Brazil With Monty Python’s Michael Palin’ Isn’t the Brazil You’re Thinking of

This BBC series is a nice way to learn some things about the world's fifth largest country, which is hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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23 Jul 2012 // 11:10 PM

Catching “If I Catch You”

The perfectly-whipped light froth that floats atop a darker brew, "Ai, Se Eu Te Pego" is the 2011-12 version of the inescapable global pop hit, along the lines of “Who Let the Dogs Out?” and “Macarena”.

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11 Aug 2011 // 9:57 PM

O Bando: O Bando

O Bando was richly produced, with full orchestral arrangements for each song, fuzzy flowerpower rock, vocal harmonies, and the multigenre flavour of a British pop Brazil.

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‘don’t take it personally’: Identity Performance and Surveillance Culture

Christine Love captures the impulsive, shortsighted character of adolescence phenomenally well here, including the reproduction of all the expectations and sex-obsessed attitudes our mass media have thrust upon these kids.

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24 May 2011 // 9:59 PM

Telebossa: Telebossa

Bussmann surrounds Mello's soft voice with the sound of corks popping, and then circles around him in an avant-garde, repetitive way with the cello.

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Hangin’ with the New Bolivarians in Oliver Stone’s ‘South of the Border’

Oliver Stone has chosen to channel his 'radical' political leanings into his documentaries, and this film would seem to bear that out.

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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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25 Feb 2010 // 9:58 PM

SambaDá: Gente!

North American Brazilians who adore samba, capoeira, and rips of surf guitar.

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Various Artists: Comfusões 1: From Angola to Brasil

The album's personality sits somewhere between Angolan lament and the more extroverted intervention of the Brazilians.

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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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Márcio Local: Don Dree Don Day Don Don

There's such delight and energy in everything he does that if he has a success with this album, it will be hard to grudge him his good luck.

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3 Sep 2008 // 5:35 AM

“The Seamstress” by Frances de Pontes Peebles (HarperCollins, $25.95) Frances de Pontes Peebles would like us all to understand something about Brazil, where she was born: “

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22 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

Sonantes: Sonantes

A good-humoured album, mild-mannered, laid-back, and enjoyable -- an album without fury or evil thoughts.

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Various: Think Global: Acoustic Brazil

The front cover promises rambunctious carnivale, but the blurb on the back is all about “lilting melodies … enchanting acoustic grooves … late-night tracks.” Trust the blurb.

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24 Feb 2008 // 3:59 AM

Football claims beachhead in soccer-mad Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - The scene at Zumbi Beach on the outskirts of this city couldn’t have felt more Brazilian one recent Saturday

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10 Jan 2008 // 9:57 PM

CéU: Remixed EP

Do Brazilian women ever get excited? So many of the ones we hear tend to sigh over us at a wombling Girl-From-Ipanema pace.

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19 Dec 2007 // 2:21 AM

Brazilian architect Niemeyer marks 100 years

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil—When the legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer turns 100 years old on Saturday, he’ll mark the milestone in typically humble fashion,

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Various: Porque Este Océano es el Tuyo, es el Mío

This album, its mouthful of a title borrowed from Pablo Neruda, is a compilation of indie pop tracks from South and Central America.

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Pop Unmuted Podcast: Pop Anniversaries and the Weeknd's "Can't Feel My Face"

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"To celebrate the one year Anniversary of the Pop Unmuted Podcast, the panel discusses pop anniversaries and the latest single from the Weeknd.

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