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Curumin Releases "Arrocha"

Curumin Releases "Arrocha"

"'Arrocha' means to hold on with a lot of pressure," Curumin says from his Sao Paolo home, describing the meaning behind his new album title. “In Bahia it’s a rhythm, a way of dancing where you hold your girl very close. That pressure is something we feel here in Sao Paolo. It’s a very big city ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

São Paulo Underground: Três Cabenças Loucuras

Read "Três Cabenças Loucuras" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

As the great tradition of Brazilian music swept down in all its glory from the sertão, into the river basins, and gradually to the urban areas of Rio and São Paulo, several mavericks remained in the vanguard, continuing to cross-pollinate the music as it gathered in strength and momentum. Among the first of these was Hermeto ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Cris Aflalo: Quase Tudo Da

Read "Quase Tudo Da" reviewed by Matt Cibula

The elegant and intelligent singer Cris Aflalo made her debut five years ago with Só Xer êm--a tribute to folk-pop composer Xerem (who also happened to be her grandfather) that was loving without being too reverent. It was one of the best albums of any kind released in 2004--but she's been gone far too long.

So ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Arnaldo Antunes/Carlinhos Brown/Marisa Monte: Tribalistas

Read "Tribalistas" reviewed by AAJ Staff

To get the point of Tribalistas you have to see past the hype. Sure, the three musicians who put this music together are huge stars in Brazil--and the world, at least the places where global music is appreciated. Marisa Monte has few peers when it comes to vocal music; her collaborators have made huge names of ...