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Euforquestra: Fire

Read "Fire" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Although Fire is their fourth studio album, it also marks two milestone “firsts" in the history of jam masters Eufórquestra: The band's first studio album since the live album Let Us In straddled their 2009 relocation from Iowa City, Iowa, to Fort Collins, Colorado; and their first studio album managed by an external producer, keyboardist Kyle ...

Worlds Apart, Whirled Together

Read "Worlds Apart, Whirled Together" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

BossaCucaNova
Our Kind of Bossa
Six Degrees
2014

Our Kind of Bossa celebrates fifteen fun years of BossaCucaNova, one of Brazil's most adventurous contemporary ensembles (and was also timed to coincide with Brazil hosting the 2014 soccer World Cup). These eleven tracks fuse the electro-bossa nova for which the group ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Eufórquestra Announces New Album "Fire" Out March 25

Eufórquestra Announces New Album "Fire" Out March 25

Fort Collins/Denver-based band Eufórquestra (pronounced: yoo • FOHR • keh • struh) returns with their fourth full-length studio album, Fire, set for worldwide release on March 25, 2014. Fire was produced by Kyle Hollingsworth (The String Cheese Incident) and mastered by Dominick Maita, whose credits include Billy Joel and Herbie Hancock. The album spans 14 funk-infused ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Euforquestra: Explorations In Afrobeat

Read "Explorations In Afrobeat" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

The second release from this seven-piece ensemble seems quite purposeful. Subtitled A fusion of Nigerian and Cuban music rooted in Yoruba tradition, it explores the deep connection between West African Afrobeat and Afro-Cuban music channeled through the religious, ceremonial music of the Yoruba tradition of West Africa.

Purposeful? The detailed liner notes sure seem ...