On the group's grittiest album to date, Da Cruz fights local and global injustice with drums that never quit.
15 Jan 2018
Preta's chancy way with a honeyed melody and the sensual pulse of Afro-Brazilian rhythms calls to mind the vibrant colours of his São Paulo’s coastal ridges; beautiful and exhilarating all at once.
02 Oct 2017
PopMatters has the exclusive stream of the Mark E remix of the Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra's "Dead Dance", a tune tied to one of the most important developments in Brazilian disco music.
09 Jun 2014
Yes, Brazil has lovely beaches, an incomparably rich musical heritage, and an attractive populace. It also has a particularly shameful past as the foundation of the most extensive forced migration in human history.
11 Apr 2012
After making a name for himself starring as a cop in the gritty Elite Squad films, Brazilian star Wagner Moura is on the other side of the law as a con man in VIPs.
01 Apr 2012
"New" remasters offer little to Simon obsessives, but highlight a narrative of disconnection in his '80s work.
12 Jan 2012
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