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Trap Funk & Alivio

by Editor | 20th October 2017

Brazilian collective Trap Funk & Alivio do exactly what their name suggests: mix favela trap with baile funk in order to provide ‘alivio’: relief. Formed around the nucleus of DJ Alle-x, Manno Lipe, DJ MG and Banha (aka Alex Ribeiro, Felipe Cardinal, Maurício Gomes and Felipe Pomar), their fierce but party-friendly productions are a reaction […]

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DJ Tudo

by Editor | 14th September 2017

A DJ, musician and producer based in São Paulo, DJ Tudo (aka Alfredo Bello) is also one of leading researchers into traditional Brazilian music. For his ‘Gaia Musica’ series, which kicked off in 2015, DJ Tudo brings together diverse international ensembles to open up a musical conversation between different nations. Gaia Musica vol. 2, released […]

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Brazil

Brazil

by Editor | 23rd June 2016

The home of Bossa Nova and Samba, in recent years Brazil has become more famous for exporting Baile Funk (the sound of Diplo and plenty other EDM artists). With its extremely diverse population, it’s no surprise that the country continues to have an international outlook, with US and European artists consistently selling well. The music […]

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As a Brazilian based in Bergen who spent his formative years in the United States, it’s fair to say Lucas de Almeida has a pretty global outlook. And as Living, his band with Nora Tårnesvik, Sturla Kverneng and James Kalinoski, …

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Trap Funk & Alivio

by Editor | 20th October 2017

Brazilian collective Trap Funk & Alivio do exactly what their name suggests: mix favela trap with baile funk in order to provide ‘alivio’: relief. Formed around the nucleus of DJ Alle-x, Manno Lipe, DJ MG and Banha (aka Alex Ribeiro, Felipe Cardinal, Maurício Gomes and Felipe Pomar), their fierce but party-friendly productions are a reaction […]

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