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Signs are that Sao Paulo singer-songwriter Felipe Puperi (a.k.a Tagua Tagua) is really finding his groove. Known in Brazil for his sharp production work and fronting the slick alt-rockers Wannabe Jalva, his debut solo record, 2019’s Inteiro Metade, turned the spotlight on Puperi as a crafter of fresh tunes leaning in a soul pop direction. …

Need pepping up then Sao Paulo trio Caixa Cubo may help with the sharp grooved energetic funk of their new single Sábado. Channeling the racy pace and dynamism of their home city, Henrique Gomide (keys), João Fideles (drums) and Noa Stroeter (bass) never look back as they switch and swerve through this bustling jazz fusion/samba …

You might remember a couple of years ago the first offering from this pair of Sao Paulo experimentalists Linha D’Agua ‘ which sneaked up from the underground and demanded attention with its fluidity, inventiveness and dynamism. This was the sound of sustainable energy, a musical relationship thriving on an intuitive connection with the synth circuitry …

It feels like a new wave of Brazilian pop is about to break. This year we have seen Sessa’s lush neo-tropicalia impress widely with the release of his beguiling ‘Estrella’. Now comes news from renowned global dance pace-setters Wonderwheel Recordings of the spring album release by Felipe Puperi (a.k.a Tagua Tagua). Acclaimed in his home …

You would be wrong to lazily pass off Sessa’s music as laid back or simply chilled. For sure his sound-world is luxurious and something to recline into but drifting off is not what’s intended here. As Sessa, Sergio Sayeg entwines the pulse and poetry of classic Brazilian pop with psychedelic fluidity and tight-hipped acoustic funk. …

You would be wrong to pass off Sessa’s music as laid back. The Sao Paulo born singer – songwriter has already demanded much more than casual attention with his sultry and sensual 2019 debut album ‘Grandeza’. That record introduced a musician entwined with the pulse and poetry of Brazilian music but not engulfed by the …

Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Firefriend are Julia Grassetti (bass and vocals), Caca Amaral (drums) and Yury Hermuche (guitar and vocals). They are part of the underground resistance and in their latest LP Avalanche, have created their magnum opus.; an aural documentation of the nihilistic storm that is part of living in the 21st Century. …

São Paolo’s Firefriend are back with a new LP, Sulfur, set for release on Portland based label Little Cloud Records on 6th April 2018. Previous EP, The Black Hole was a three song 21-minute offering which thrust the band back into popular consciousness. Firefriend don’t rush to the pop hook or stall itself in the …