Articles tagged samba

(The Limits of) Football, Samba, and Commonality

The 2014 FIFA World Cup theme song highlights one of the worst trends in a global society: culture boiled down to a sort of triumphant universal human-ness.

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23 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Bio Ritmo: La Verdad

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

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Michael Franks: Time Together

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

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24 May 2011 // 8:59 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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30 Sep 2010 // 8:59 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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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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The beat of Brazil: Samba sounds add spice to South Florida’s music scene

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Soft sax sounds and the chipper voices of two female singers fill the tiny room that’s made even cozier by its

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22 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Sonantes: Sonantes

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

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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