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The Guardian's Music podcast is our irregular but ever excellent look at music culture. Each week a special guest joined the Guardian’s  Kate Hutchinson to discuss a musical theme, from Neneh Cherry on her journey from jazz to punk, to Stewart Lee’s survey of music and stand-up comedy. It’s very Guardian

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The Guardian's Music podcast is our irregular but ever excellent look at music culture. Each week a special guest joined the Guardian’s  Kate Hutchinson to discuss a musical theme, from Neneh Cherry on her journey from jazz to punk, to Stewart Lee’s survey of music and stand-up comedy. It’s very Guardian

    The Final Episode: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian's Music Podcast

    The Final Episode: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian's Music Podcast

    This final episode in the Brasil Music Exchange series is dedicated to the very best new music from Recife and Rio de Janeiro. What put Recife on the map was the ground-breaking Manguebeat cultural movement that kick-started an unprecedented creative explosion and long-time major music capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is most associated with bossa nova and samba. Join us in this farewell to the Paralympics with this explosive last episode

    • 52 min
    Episode Nine: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    Episode Nine: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    São Paulo is a megacity of over 20 million people and it’s the buzz at the heart of the independent music scene in Brazil. We feature music from the forefront of the SP new wave right now, with Metá Metá and their “apocalyptic afropunk”, the gorgeous pop melodies of Tulipa, indie rock princes Holger and hip hop star Criolo.

    • 59 min
    Episode Eight: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    Episode Eight: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    This episode is dedicated to Northern Brazil with new sounds from Amazonas state, Pará, Ceará and beyond. Right now a northern influence is taking the whole country by storm. Raw tecnobrega beats, twangy guitarrada riffs and bouncy carimbó rhythms are working their way into the national soundtrack. We go to the source

    • 48 min
    Paralympic Special: Brazil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    Paralympic Special: Brazil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    This is the Brasil Music Exchange Paralympic special, bringing you the best new music direct from Brazil! This show is powered by Brazil’s bass-heavy beats - from dub and hip hop to sci-fi ragga. We go nationwide and check out the new Bahia Bass scene with tracks by Som Peba and A.MA.SSA. We play Rio rasteirinha by OMULU and outer-space bass by São Paulo’s sants and Cybass. Plus deep dub masters Digitaldubs, tropical bass kings Tropkillaz, hip hop maverick MC Sombra and more!

    • 48 min
    The Close: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    The Close: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    This is the last episode of the Brasil Music Exchange! Over the past month we’ve brought you the best that Brasil has to offer. In this final episode Jody Gillett celebrates the women of new Brazilian music. Our all-female playlist includes the São Paulo vanguard sounds of Juçara Marçal, Tulipa and Céu, Bahia’s new voice Jurema, veteran carimbó queen Dona Onete and much more.

    • 48 min
    Episode Five: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    Episode Five: Brasil Music Exchange - The Guardian Music Podcast

    Brasil Music Exchange brings you the best new music direct from Brazil! This episode features cover versions of vintage classics and long-lost gems by the new generation. Our ever diverse playlist goes from samba to ska, choro to forró. Playlist highlights include the traditional Bahian choir As Ganhadeiras de Itapuã, São Paulo young guns Bixiga 70 and the deep treasure that is Goma-Laca.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

facundojb ,

Just beautiful..

I’ve only listened to the Brasil music episodes for now. I think it’s very interesting, varied, brings new stuff and it’s presented with such a passion, that makes the hearing very pleasant..

Roobag ,

Pretentious is about right.

It's just a bit much the way the bang on about some ok pop music. I guess that's just their job and I'm undereducated. On the up side I've found stuff I'd have never heard of otherwise.

drumskastu ,

Music podcast with no music

What’s the point ? So close yet so far from being good.
Is this to do with licensing ?

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