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La Turbo is a group of acoustic pop and bossa nova.
The music is very enjoyable and relaxing. The contralto vocals are nice when it’s soft and whispering.

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Céu – Céu

Céu - Céu

Céu is a brand new brazilian potencial in world music.

She makes a very authentic mixture of bossa nova, dub, african beats and reggae. But the vocal lines and lyrics relate directly to african roots.

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Cibo Matto - Pom Pom: The Essential Cibo Matto

Pom Pom: The Essential Cibo Matto as its name says is a collection of the finest Cibo Matto.

In spite of the “USA-located japanese duo” have had a short portfolio (2 full length albums and 2 EPs) their music was a major impact to alternative pop.
And it’s hard to listen to this collection and think that its songs were originally released in the 90’s. They’re genius.

If you like Pop, Rock, Electronic, Hip Hop, Bossa Nova, you need to get this thing.

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Nouvelle Vague - Bande a Part

A very pleasant album. Nice songs, folk and bossa nova. I think Nouvelle Vague got it right in most of the songs.
Plus lots of covers of 80’s classics. It useless trying not to smile while listening to it. Very good music.

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Bebel Gilberto - Momento

I’ve listented to Momento a couple of times and it just couldn’t catch my attention. I’m somehow disappointed.
Because I really knew Bebel through her Bebel Gilberto Remixed. I thought Momento would be the perfect balance between bossa nova and electro chillout.

In fact, Momento has the two things well balanced, but I don’t know, I just didn’t feel the same “thing” as in Bebel‘s remixed homonymous album.

I feel comfortable saying that in the album Bebel Gilberto it was a brazilian person looking at Brazil. And in Momento it’s like a brazilian person looking at the whole world.

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