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A Bit of Brazil in San Francisco

BeyondIpanema

Brazil is one of the most culturally diverse countries on the planet, so is it any wonder it keeps producing some of the coolest music in the world?   Throughout January, San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is celebrating Brazil’s cultural contributions with a four-part documentary series, A Bit of Brazilian Music on Film, which runs through Jan. ... Read More »

Funky Friday: Funk Carioca

FavelaOnBlast

Brazil has produced more than its fair share of danceable music — samba, bossa nova and tropicalia, just to name a few. But none makes us want to hit the club more than funk carioca, Rio’s hometown brew of funky, freaky and downright dirty dance music. This relatively new brand of Brazilian dance music is an offshoot of Miami bass ... Read More »

New Boyz: The New West Coast Sound

NewBoyz

They may only be 17, but the New Boyz are leading the latest wave of the West Coast sound. The Los Angeles-based duo of Ben J and Legacy hit it big with “You’re a Jerk,” an ode to jerkin’ dance craze that’s taken over the city’s teen scene. Steeped in laid-back party beats and styled with Day-Glo ’80s and ’90s ... Read More »

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