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Menias de Sinha by Pedro David

Singing Sadness Away: The “Meninas de Sinha”

The “Meninas de Sinha” is a singing group formed by working class afro-descendent women. They are  from the Aglomerado Vera Cruz, a favela in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais. Their age group ranges from 50 to 93.  The “Meninas de Sinha” was founded by Valdete da Silva Cordeiro […]

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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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