Caetano Veloso
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

Playing from the Hip
26 Aug 2007 // 6:00 PM

Jorge Ben always sounds like he's playing from the hip, not from the head, not really from the heart either.

Tropicália: Brazil's Musical Revolution Turns 40
1 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

Tropicália would combine the cosmopolitan sensibilities and lyrical precision of rock with the entire geological depth of Brazil's considerable musical tradition.


Caetano Veloso: Abraçaço
9 Apr 2014 // 9:06 PM

The final recording of a collaborative trilogy, Abraçaço sees the seemingly ageless septuagenarian inventively fusing the Tropicália style with an indie pop sensibility.


Caetano Veloso: 8.April.2010 - New York
9 Apr 2010 // 2:48 AM

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.

//Mixed media

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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