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Syrra

by Editor | 4th September 2017

Named after the Swedish word for ‘sister’, new electronic pop duo Syrra are proving that long-distance musical relationships can reap big rewards. Poland-born Swedish singer Aneta is based in London, while German producer Sinah, who also releases under her own name, is currently living in Carregal Do Sal, Portugal. The distance hasn’t hindered Syrra’s creativity […]

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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 tracks from that territory. Our latest Soundscape expedition takes us to Portugal, home of producer, […]

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Populous

by Editor | 15th June 2017

Andrea ‘Populous’ Mangia may hail from southern Italy, but his heart now appears to belong to Portugal. It was while living there that his latest album Azulejos took shape, with the country’s capital city providing inspiration both through its “dramatically melancholic” atmosphere and the artist’s own field recordings (not to mention the record shops and […]

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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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Syrra

by Editor | 4th September 2017

Named after the Swedish word for ‘sister’, new electronic pop duo Syrra are proving that long-distance musical relationships can reap big rewards. Poland-born Swedish singer Aneta is based in London, while German producer Sinah, who also releases under her own name, is currently living in Carregal Do Sal, Portugal. The distance hasn’t hindered Syrra’s creativity […]

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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 …

Read full article