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Sunday, October 23 2011

Bio Ritmo: La Verdad

La Verdad captures the power and punch and authentic spontaneity of a live performance without sacrificing any studio polish.


Sunday, August 21 2011

Michael Franks: Time Together

The feather-voiced jazz singer, mellow as ever, and still clever.


Tuesday, May 24 2011

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.


Thursday, September 30 2010

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.


Friday, April 9 2010

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.


Tuesday, May 12 2009

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.


Sunday, June 22 2008

Sonantes: Sonantes

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


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