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Nervochaos

Fed-up with the entire trend flooding the scene, NERVOCHAOS was born on the spring of 96, with the idea of creating an aggressive and chaotic music shredding the barriers of Death Metal and Hard Core. NERVOCHAOS gained cult status in the extreme music scene due to their hard work over the past years, offering a sonic extravaganza in their unique way. Their demo-tapes have become collector’s items in the underground, supporting their regular releases.

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Ritchie

Richard David Court, aka Richie, is an expat English musician, singer and songwriter who emigrated in 1972 to Brazil, where he became a household name as a pop artist, singing mostly in Portuguese. In 1983 he released his 1st LP Vôo de Coração, which went multiplatinum and garnered five #1 singles, including the mega-hit Menina Veneno. Aside from his 8 solo albums to date, he has also appeared as a guest artist on records by Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Wagner Tiso, Jim Capaldi, Lulu Santos, Lobão, Ultraje a Rigor, Flávio Venturini and Kid Abelha, among others.

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Egberto Gismonti

Egberto Amin Gismonti (born December 5, 1947 in Carmo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a composer, guitarist and pianist. Gismonti began his formal music studies at the age of six on piano. After studying music for 15 years, he went to Paris to study orchestration and analysis with Nadia Boulanger and the composer Jean Barraqué, a disciple of Arnold Schönberg and Anton Webern. After his return to Brazil, Gismonti began to explore other musical genres.

Read more about Egberto Gismonti on Last.fm.

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Anderson Noise

ANDERSON NOISE A pioneer by definition is the first one to open roads into virtually undiscovered territory.The career of DJ and producer Anderson Noise is one as pioneer of the electronic music scence in Brazil. Native of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Noise started DJ ing in a slow but steady manner as is the custom in his region of Brazil. Yet he never forget to take the necessary steps to insure total success.

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Wonkavision

Wonkavision is an indie rock band with loads of moogs, power guitars and vocal harmonies a la 60s. Firstly inspired by the north-american band The Rentals, Wonkavision is mostly characterised by the contrast between the sweetness of their melodies and the sarcasm of their lyrics.
Their debut album Wonkainvasion was released in 2004 in Brazil, and won a national award for the best indie rock album that year. In 2007, Wonkavision signed with the Tokyo based label PowerPop Academy and released an English version of the same album in Japan.

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