Céu will be touring the US again in 2012. As usual, The Dakota Jazz Club will be welcoming the beautiful Brazilian back in Minneapolis, and yes, we will be covering her show. …
São Paulo's singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Mallu Magalhães (or simply known as Mallu) will be releasing her debut U.S. album, Highly Sensitive on October 1st through Sony Music Brazil via RED Distribution. Named as best artists of the year by Rolling Stone Brazil, Mallu has had her music recently featured in national Motorola and Windows 8 ad campaigns in Brazil.
Check out her lead single, "Angelina, Angelina", on official.fm.
To support the album, Mallu will be doing a special live performance at The Standard East Village in New York City on October 28… but look for a big touring schedule to follow shortly.
1 You Know You've Got
2 My Home is My Man
3 Highly Sensitive
5 Velha e Louca
6 Angelina, Angelina
9 Make it Easy
10 Sambinha Bom
11 In the Morning
12 You Ain't Gonna Loose Me
iTunes version includes three bonus tracks:
14 Soul Mate
15 Baby, I'm Sure
Brazilian chanteuse Beatrice Mason recently Prefab Sprout's "When Love Breaks Down". Hear the song now:
Although I mentioned Beatrice is from Brazil, she's actually descended from a German mother and an Italian father, but she was born and raised in Rio.
Beatrice Mason is currently recording her second solo CD, which will be released sometime in 2013.
Boogarins is a duo (Fernando Almeida and Benke Ferraz) from Brazil. They are a full band when they play live. Their debut album, As Plantas Que Curam, will be released October 1, 2013 on on vinyl, CD, and mp3 by Other Music Recording Co. (if you want a cassette version, you'll have to find it through Burger Records).
Hear "Erre", from As Plantas Que Curam, on Soundcloud.
Painside is a Brazilian metal band with a new EP, Build Your Fiction, coming out October 7th. This new release will mark a different direction for the band: a happier tone, a new line-up, a new logo, and a new symbol. Basically Painside reinvent themselves with Build Your Fiction.
The songs are available for streaming on their Soundcloud, if you care to sample the new EP.
The Hongs aren't actually from Brazil (they're from Miami), but their latest track "Magazine", features Aaron "Abomb" Johnson from Brazilian Girls on drums.
The Hongs are described as electro-pop, nu-wave and disco, so if you're into that sort of thing, check out "Magazine" from soundcloud: