Music festivals as we’ve known them may be in jeopardy due to a virus, but festival culture keeps on giving: this summer’s bounty includes Deafbrick, the new album by brain-rattling São Paulo psych-punk trio Deafkids and maniacal London-based electro-noise-rock duo Petbrick, aka musician and producer Wayne Adams and Sepultura and Cavalera Conspiracy drummer Iggor Cavalera. […]
Tag: São Paulo
São Paulo big band Bixiga 70 cook up a life-giving brew
The Afro-Brazilian grooves on Bixiga 70’s Quebra Cabeça could get your feet moving on a mortuary slab.
Sessa creates seductive, minimalist tropicália
São Paulo singer-songwriter and guitarist Sessa called his 2019 debut Grandeza (Boiled), which means “greatness” in Portuguese. The record lives up to its title; Sessa’s stripped-down, minimalist bossa nova is both dreamy and raw. His beguiling combination of amateurishness and suaveness, as well as the juxtaposition of Spanish guitars with female backing vocals and Afro-Brazilian […]
Brazil’s Deafkids celebrate unity and freedom through ear-ripping, percussive punk fusions
For local heavy-music fans, this stacked bill—which also includes pioneering postmetal masters Neurosis and beautifully crushing doom duo Bell Witch—is among the most-anticipated concerts of the summer. But anyone planning to go should make sure to arrive in time for the Chicago debut of Brazilian trio Deafkids, who open the show. Formed in 2010, Deafkids […]
Ripping Brazilian death metal from Nervochaos at Reggie’s
Veteran Sao Paulo death-metal band Nervochaos embark on a rare stateside tour to support The Art of Vengeance.
What the hell is Newcity doing in Brazil?
Editor and publisher Brian Hieggelke explains why he decided to launch an arts website in São Paulo.
Our guide to the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival
Our coverage of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival
The List: March 25-31, 2010
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Janelle Monae, Vampire Weekend, Citay, Tegan and Sara, Tatsuya Nakatani, and more