2005-12-03São Paulo's Curumin (aka Luciano Nakata Albuquerque) brings us a confluence of cultures on his infectious debut album Achados e Perdidos. The album recalls 70s samba funk at its best, channeling musical greats like Jorge Ben, Milton Nascimento and Tim Maia, but peppered with modern flourishes from jazz and funk to hip hop. You'll hear egg shakers, Juno synths and scratching all in the same introduction, and later on an operatic chorus, an overwhelming orchestra, his raspy Portuguese croon conveying the urgency and passion of the music of Brazil.
Various Artists-Calypsoul 70: Caribbean and Calypso Crossover 1969-1979
Calypsoul 70: Caribbean and Calypso Crossover 1969-1979
Various Artists – Absolutely Irish
Absoulutely Irish Soundrack
SILA AND THE AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE
Venus On Earth
The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.