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Nuno Costa: Detox

Read "Detox" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

C'è un velo di malinconico lirismo, di nostalgico abbandono, nella musica di Nuno Costa che ricorda il carattere profondo dell'animo portoghese.
35 anni, operante a Lisbona nella nuova e stimolante scena musicale cittadina, il chitarrista è tornato sulle rive del Tejo da un decennio, dopo essersi diplomato con lode al Berklee College of Music ...

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Nuno Costa: Detox

Read "Detox" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Portuguese guitarist Nuno Costa is heavily involved in music for film--his Berklee College of Music major was Film Scoring--so it's not surprising that his music often has a cinematic quality. This includes dramatic episodic compositional structures as well as programmatic song titles. Detox is his third album, following (...) -Reticências entre Parênteses (2009) and All Must ...

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Nuno Costa: Detox

Read "Detox" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Many things inspired Portuguese guitarist Nuno Costa making this, his third album: the Bible, Matthew 20:16, “So the last will be first, and the first will be last"; the life of a wasp; his pet dog, Mr Kido; and-- last but by no means least--his newly-born daughter Leonor. His songs start well, struggle to find meaningful ...

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Nuno Costa: Detox

Read "Detox" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Young Lisbon-based, Portuguese guitarist Nuno Costa, delivers his third album as leader with the airy and very modern-like Detox boasting seven intricate originals performed by an all-European crew in a sextet format. This is not your typical straight-ahead material having discernable melodies and rhythms of the bebop or other traditional jazz nature. Costa designs compositions that ...

Nuno Costa: Detox

Read "Detox" reviewed by Roger Farbey

Guitarist and Berklee College of Music alumnus Nuno Costa has produced his third album, which was recorded in January 2014, in Lisbon, Portugal, where he and his band are based. It makes for some intriguing listening too.

Electronic guitar whine cedes to ethereal harmonics, constituting the opening bars of “Hum...?," and from here on ...