Barro | Somos

Barro | Somos

ARTIST: Barro TITLE: Somos LABEL: self-released The city of Recife and Pernambuco state in Brazil’s northeast are home to one of that vast nation’s most unique music scenes. Artists like Lenine, Nacao Zumbi, Mombojo and Otto make music that’s challenging, uncategorizable and most certainly distinct from what’s happening in the cultural capitals of Sao Paulo and Rio De Janeiro. The second solo album from Barro threatens to put him into that top tier of Pernambuco artists….

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Kenney Polson – Love On A Two Way Street (Official Video)

Kenney Polson – Love On A Two Way Street (Official Video)

Kenney Polson is an up-and-coming artist, an altoist and soprano-saxophonist who has his own sound. Producer and Grammy Award winner Don Mizell, a long-time friend, says of the saxophonist, “Kenney makes melodies sound gorgeous without sounding sappy. His compositions are distinctive and well crafted, and he has a beautiful sense of melody.” Kenney wrote the arrangement of “Love On A Two Way Street” thinking of his mother. According to him, she used to like that…

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Chrystian Lehr – Hit My Line feat. Junior (Official Video)

Chrystian Lehr – Hit My Line feat. Junior (Official Video)

Hailing from Columbus, OH, singer Chrystian Lehr is bringing the heat with his new single “Hit My Line”, featuring rapper Junior from St Louis, MO. On this The Hitlist produced cut, Chrystian reminisces about his former flame and decides he wants that lost love back. The video, directed by Koishikahmmad & Hisham Muhidin from Flick Image, was shot with an 8K Red Camera in two locations, “Downtown Warehouse” in Los Angeles, CA and at “Moments…

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Kalibé, The Multicultural Buena Vista Social Club, Rip Up the World Music Rule Book

Kalibé, The Multicultural Buena Vista Social Club, Rip Up the World Music Rule Book

Artist: Kalibé Title: Mae Da Lua Release: Out now Lead Tracks: Punu-Punu, Poção Musistica, Aldeia We’re all familiar with the concept of world music – artists from countries generally overlooked by mainstream Western media outlets, playing indigenous music on traditional, local instruments. Kalibe may reflect these tenets but they determinedly take it to the ultimate destination – a place where musicians from very different cultures and backgrounds play music which, though perhaps alien in origin, comes together…

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