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What’s the buzz about Brazil’s Cigarra?

by Editor | 18th April 2018

Born in the Brazilian capital of São Paulo but currently based out of Lisbon, Ágatha ‘Cigarra’ Barbosa is a producer and DJ with a passion for celebrating global female sounds. As the boss of Tropical Twista Records, she’s curated and released two volumes of the all-female Hystereofônica compilations, which feature cutting edge artists from Badsista […]

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P. Adrix’s new album is Príncipe Discos’ most essential release to date

by Editor | 14th March 2018

Portugal’s peerless Príncipe Discos continue an incredible run of form with their latest slice of wax, the new album by P. Adrix. Álbum Desconhecido is one of the Lisbon label’s most essential releases to date, an energetic mix of futuristic flavours that runs from the moody, palpitating strut of ‘Zelda Shyt’ (above) to the rubbery […]

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Listen to kuduro queen Nidia from Lisbon’s powerhouse Príncipe

by Editor | 24th January 2018

Another great artist from Príncipe Discos is Nidia. At only 17 years old she was releasing her first mixtapes and producing her own tunes, all while attending high school. Based in Bordeaux and born in Portugal, her African roots are a visible influence in her music. One of her most recent releases, ‘Racista’, is a […]

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Seres Produções is a MusicMap favourite. The Angolan/Portuguese label is a truly cross-cultural connection, bringing Southern African rhythms and styles into the European circuit with credibility and electrifying enthusiasm. Rosario has been a long time producer on the Afro House/Kuduro scene. Initially …

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Seres Produções

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At the heart of the Kuduro and Afro-House scene lies Seres Produções. The Angola-based label was started in 2002 by CEO DJ Satelite, whose co-production work on the record ‘Estado Maior do Kuduro dos Lambas’ won him attention, stellar reviews, and has been cited as the first album to sell over 10,000 copies in the …

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What’s the buzz about Brazil’s Cigarra?

by Editor | 18th April 2018

Born in the Brazilian capital of São Paulo but currently based out of Lisbon, Ágatha ‘Cigarra’ Barbosa is a producer and DJ with a passion for celebrating global female sounds. As the boss of Tropical Twista Records, she’s curated and released two volumes of the all-female Hystereofônica compilations, which feature cutting edge artists from Badsista […]

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Soundscape 008: Nery (Portugal)

by Editor | 27th June 2017

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every couple of weeks we visit a different country and ask a local artist to serve up a mix of the best new …

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