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Don't Miss: Thievery Corporation @ 9:30 Club, 12/15-12/17/16

Thievery Corporation (Photo by Andrzej Liguz)

It is said that each show by the Thievery Corporation is a unique party onto itself. We in DC will experience then three parties in a row when the Thievery Corporation cap off a short tour with three dates at the 9:30 Club on Dec. 275 palabras más

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Beach Samba - Astrud Gilberto (1967)

Album no. 76/1001

Our first introduction to Ms Gilberto was back in 1963, when she sang on ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ on the album Getz/Gilberto 361 palabras más


'The Girl from Ipanema Remix' is what you need today

Are you at work? Just plug in your earphones and forget about your colleagues for a second while listening to this remix of ‘The Girl From Ipanema’. 59 palabras más


Brazilian singer Clara Moreno, daughter of Joyce, re-imagines a jazz samba classic

Clara Moreno is the daughter of the Bossa Nova stars Joyce Moreno (universally known in Brazil as just Joyce) and bandleader/composer Nelson Angelo. More to the point, she is a terrific samba singer. 91 palabras más

Bossa Nova

November 19, 2016 A 50 Year Old Brazilian

Sergio Mendes & Brazil ’66, Look Around, A&M SP-4137, 1968

I don’t know how I got 5 months into this project without featuring a record from Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66.   244 palabras más

Cultural Appropriation: Motoko Kusanagi is White?

In a recent article from the New Republic, Ryu Spaeth makes the case that it is fine to cast Scarlett Johansson, a white female, as Motoko Kusanagi, a robot detective in future Tokyo. 435 palabras más


Camille - Cat and Dogs (Leaping Ahead #320)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #320: 161115

I think tonight’s gig at the Kentish Town Forum in London will be the 11th or 12th time we’ve had the pleasure of seeing Camille live. 28 palabras más

Leaping Ahead Project 2016