The always great Wax Poetics has just published a new issue entirely devoted to the music of Brazil. Among the highlights are in-depth profiles on or interviews with Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Airto Moreira, Jards Macalé, and Tim Maia. There’s a cool piece with Joel Stones, owner of the New York record shop Tropicalia in Furs, which I’m dying to visit on my next trip; he shares his thoughts on ten ultrarare singles, most of them produced by the country’s rock scene in the 60s and 70s.