Peaceful little bars offer sweet summer relaxation.
Garotas Suecas, Greg Ashley, Lumerians Thursday, March 25, 2010 Rickshaw Stop Better than: out of season pineapple and Bebel Gilberto's new cd. The Rickshaw was filled with its usual overwhelming amount of cigarette smoke last night. But instead of causing coughing attacks and irritating eyes, ... More >>
Viva Brazil: Ceu Six Degrees artist Ceu has completed a follow-up to her Grammy-nominated 2007 self-titled debut. The news album, called Vagarosa--a rough translation is "at a relaxed pace"--has been given a July 7 drop date, which is good news for people who love amazing music sung by Brazi ... More >>
Laura WilliamsAfrican Blues: Vieux Farka Toure SF's esteemed world music label Six Degrees have added to their already enviable track record (which includes Bebel Gilberto, Bossacucanova, Alice Russell, and Cheb I Sabbah) with Fondo, the latest album from Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure. The alb ... More >>
These days, apparently, British pop-soul sirens are a dime a dozen. Why, all you have to do is go to any smoke-filled pub in Nottingham, peer under the table, and you'll find the next Joss Stone, Lily Allen, or Amy Crackhouse. Seriously, though, Alice Russell had me at "Crazy." Her stripped-down tak ... More >>
Lifetracks Six Degrees
Momento (Six Degrees)
Bonfires of Sao Joao (Nublu Records)
Does anyone know what the Portuguese word for "diva" is?
Eric McFadden's got an ax to grind. The Clorox Girls re-invent '70s pub-rock.
Ultra. Chilled 03
Music Typewriter (Hannibal)
Local label Six Degrees weathers the storm of success
DJ-friendly bossa nova
Bebel Gilberto; Phantom Chords; Dadafest; Go-Nuts