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Boi Carreiro - Vídeo Clipe

Boi Carreiro - Vídeo Clipe

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Jardim Camburi - Video Clip 360º

Jardim Camburi - Video Clip 360º

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Fabio Carvalho - Barracão (Ao  Vivo - Vitória - ES)

Fabio Carvalho - Barracão (Ao Vivo - Vitória - ES)

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EP ‘Barracão’ - Release on 26/04 

From a crossover of artists from Brazil, Europe and Africa emerges ‘Barracão’, which is an ancestral force, it's samba, ijexá, congo and any other manifestation from the state of Espírito Santo in Brazil that travels the world. ‘Barracão’ is the tradition that is renewed in electronic music and finds itself. It is Africa that has become a root in anthropophagic America.


It is the dark soul of the artist Fabio Carvalho, who absorbs the humid melody of master samba player Edson Papo Furado. It is the soul of Afro Congo Beat, which mixes its food with mafê and chilli to bring us to a new Paris, a true Congo because it is mixed. Barracão is a unique work in “variation form”. Five readings of a samba give a portrait of a diversity put into practice. What moves are the possibilities of listening and dancing.

Barracão looks like a Ticumbi drama, where music happens in its own ways: whether in the melancholic ambiance of a lounge, where the post-modern organum by French producer Infrared plays; whether in the primitivist minimalism of
Mogo Naaba from Togo; be it also in the polyrhythm of the Brazilian Gus What, aka Guga Prates, from which the ethos of joy seems to emerge, like bouncing drops; that is, in the restless Afro-Latinity of Fabio Carvalho, who synthesizes elements of the rhythms Brazilians in a dancing bolero.

The track ‘Barracão’ was produced by Marcel Dadalto, Léo Caetano and Fabio Carvalho, released in 2015 on the album 'QUINTAL - Afro Congo Beat', and is currently re-released with remixes and an instrumental version. The cover art is the work of artist Fabio Delduque.

Music Video ‘Barracão’ - Release on 11/05

Sou Black party at BRIZZ - Vitória - Brazil


Barracão is the result of a collaboration between Global Village, Mirabolica Filmes and Pixxflux. All the images projected in the clip are from Território do Bem, a complex that brings together Morro São Benedito, Bairro da Penha, Itararé and Bairro do Bonfim, the place where Fabio was born, neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Vitória Island.



Original & Remixes

Fabio Carvalho searched for the oldest heritage rhythms of the state of Espirito Santo, those with African roots music, and
he puts the ‘Congo’ and ‘Ticumbi’ to talk to the beats of electronic music The result isa precious and danceful dialogue of traditional folk art with contemporary, very current fruit of cultural anthropophagy that marked the birth of Brazilian modernism.


'Solte Os Cabelos' is a traditional Congo Public Domain song from Espírito Santo as the main source, which was first recorded by Fabio with his ex-group Manimal on the album 'Tow Tow' in 2000, but in 2015 together with producers
Marcel Dadalto and Léo Caetano, and the collaboration of Cid Travaglia from NAPALMA adding beats and furious solos on Djembé over the "Congo" beats, transformed it into a modern version for the album 'Quintal - Afro Congo Beat'.


Fabio Carvalho 'Solte Os Cabelos' – Feat: Cid Travaglia, brings the OriginalMix remastered + Instrumental Mix + four Remixes, produced by talented producers, FurmigaDub (Brazil), SucreSoul (South Africa), Gutto Serta (Brazil / Berlin), Leandro Bonfim (Brazil), bringing new versions, innovative sounds in the dialogue between the traditional and the contemporary, which promises to invade clubs, radios and parties around the world.


The Artwork is a creation of Brazilian Plastic Artist Fabio Delduque.


'Quintal (Afro Congo Beat' | The Dialogue Between Traditional and Modern

Fabio Carvalho search the oldest heritage of regional rhythms of the state of Espirito Santo - those with African roots music and puts the beat of congo and ticumbi to talk to the beats of electronic music. The result is a precious and dance dialogue of traditional folk art with contemporary, very current fruit of cultural anthropophagy that marked the birth of Brazilian modernism.

Fabio Carvalho is known for his participation in Manimal band, already in the 1990s joined the congo to other genres, especially rock This deep connection with popular culture transpires in "backyard" since its opening track, "Preto Velho, (old black Man)" in which the musician reveres Candomblé and rhythms like Samba, Caxambu, Ciranda and the aforementioned Congo and Ticumbi.


This deep connection with popular culture transpires in 'Quintal' - "Backyard" since its opening track, "Preto Velho, (old black Man)" in which the musician reveres Candomblé and rhythms like samba, the caxambu, the ciranda and the aforementioned congo and ticumbi . The link appears under different facets, as delicate in "Rainha", almost a lullaby, and the Bois de Reis "Kalimbada" to pour in "Boi Carrero". In this, the concertina - so present in forró dancer vocation of the state of Espírito Santo - is mixed to the jongo and Arabic and Celtic music, represented by derbukas and electronic violins.

In his his excellent solo debut, in toasting the listener not only inspired compositions, but also with its full-bodied and soft timbre (which can be a discovery for many, since he did not used to take the microphones), Fabio did not skimp on partnerships. The first track have also opens the list of distinguished participation, with mining drum tradition of Raquel Coutinho and hypnotic groove of the celebrated percussionist Marcos Suzano, which alternates between the tambourine, the tablas, the karkabul and other instruments.


Unavoidable The samba name in Espirito Santo, Edson Papo Furado comes in "Barracão" not only as a performer but as a composer, the first recording of a song of his own. Master of drumsticks and percussion, Edu Szajnbrum, who has recorded with major artists on the national scene, including Marisa Monte and Gilberto Gil, is almost ubiq- uitous on the record, responsible for making pulsar different percussive instruments.

Latest of classic Capixaba songs, "Jardim Camburi" by Zemaria band, received a lounge version with the luxurious touch of Rafael Rocha, one of the most celebrated trombonists in the country. The Music Video "Jardim Camburi" has Fabio Carvalho going around the neighbourhood by bicycle with a 350 camera.

"Janaina" composed in partnership with actor and musician Jonathan Silva, based in São Paulo, brings bird whistles and repinique touched by Cid Travaglia, already accustomed to mergers between afro music and electronic with NAPALMA band. Cid Travaglia also collaborates in "Solte os Cabelos", this time with a djembe.

The guest list is crowned with artists representing the Congo, one of the bases of the tripod that supports the Afro Congo Beat. The pace marks its presence in both the ambiance and the samples along the tracks - recorded in place on the Feast of St. Sebastian and St. Benedict in Itaúnas village in Conceicao da Barra (ES) - as the participation of Mestre Vitalino, Dona Juraci and Beatriz Rego, Band of Congo Master Honorio, Barra do Jucu Bar in Vila Velha, fertile scenary of this popular event. In addition, all drums and coats were written by young people of Congo in School project and Manguerê Group, linked to Caieiras Cultural Centre, chaired by Fabio Carvalho.

It is interesting to note here the harmonization work of the musician, who gave stuff to the melody and the characteristic of the congo rhythm. This process is evident, among other tracks in "Tem Areia" and "Solte os cabelos" which won body with electronic beats.

The perfect alchemy of the record "Quintal" could be achieved is, of course, thanks to the talent of Fabio Carvalho to aggregate and amalgamate art and concepts, but also the musical architecture of the conductor and arranger Leo Caetano, in partnership with music producer Marcel Dadalto ( Zemaria - She Knows), the name behind the beats and the record samples.

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