Tag Archive: Brazil

Diggin’ This: Jose Mauro – “Obnoxius”

  Originally released in 1970 on the Quartin label, “Obnoxius” by Brazil’s Jose Mauro is a graceful, elegant, and brooding orchestral gem that easily sits alongside the work of the masters João Gilberto and Marcos… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Boogarins – “Avalanche” & Manual Full Album Stream

  Psyche-rock band Boogarins was born when Fernando “Dino” Almeida and Benke Ferraz began jamming together as teenagers in their parents’ gardens in the central Brazilian city of Goiânia.       The title of their latest album Manual… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jesse and Forever – “Good Morning!”

  Cali-born and Brooklyn-based, Jesse Scheinin weaves a magically warm beach blanket of sound with his band Jesse and Forever‘s brand new track “Good Morning!”         Completely diggin’ this alt-psyche-soul-jazz… Continue reading

Karol Conka – “Boa Noite” (Official Video)

  Good night! This is a jam right here!   “Boa Noite” (“Good Evening” or “Good Night” in Portuguese) is the latest single from Brazilian rap artist Karol Conka.          … Continue reading

Monica da Silva – “Walk on the Wild Side” (Lou Reed Cover) (Official Video) (Free Download)

Brazilian-American singer Mônica da Silva and her partner Chad Alger expertly cover Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side.”   Impossible to tell whether this was filmed in 1965 using an 8mm camera… Continue reading

Brazilian Taxi Driver Does a Scarily Good ‘Billie Jean’ by Michael Jackson

Brazil’s got talent. Bacana! [If you haven’t checked out Aloe Blacc’s stripped-down lounge soul cover of ‘Billie Jean’ yet, you need to do so right now]