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Unpredictable weather with the band “Previsão do Tempo”

One of the joys of writing about independent music is to find bands that are not following any of the industry’s old formulas. They are there together doing music for the sake of doing music and that’s their motivation. Invariably, their work is full of originality. One of these bands is the ” Previsão do Tempo”, […]

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Clube da Esquina cover album

The Corner Club: 40 years of music and poetry

One of the most poetical musical movements in Brazil, if not the most, has reached 4 decades. The Corner Club (O Clube da Esquina) was a music collective from the state of Minas Gerais, the mountaineous region famous for its gold and precious stones during the colonial period. Clube da Esquina started in 1963 when […]

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Paulinho Pedra Azul by Ludmila Loureiro Portraitist

30 years of Independence: Paulinho Pedra Azul

One of the most famous musicians from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, Paulinho Pedra Azul  is now celebrating  30 years as an independent artist.  With no back up from big record companies, Paulinho is one of those musicians blessed with the joy of getting to know all stages of producing his work. Amongst his […]

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