BONDE DO ROLE's Laura Taylor.
Today, Grizzly Bear release the expanded edition of their great 2012 album Shields, including a ton of bonus B-sides. And as a special non-album bonus, they’ve put a new track online today: A remix of the original Shields song “Speak In Rounds” from the Brazilian art-school baile funkers Bonde Do Rolê. With their remix, Bonde… More »
On Sunday night Diplo’s Mad Decent imprint came to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg Park for the third stop of their annual label showcase and summer sweatfest that is the Mad Decent Block Party. First held as a one-off rager in front of their Philadelphia headquarters in 2008, the block parties were originally meant to promote the then-tiny… More »
We’ve already seen their “Kilo” and “Brazilian Boys” videos and heard their Kool A.D. collab “Bang,” and now Brazilian party-pop crew and initial Mad Decent signees Bonde Do Rolê have released Tropicalbacanal, their new album, produced entirely by Diplo and Poolside. And a day after the LP hit stores, it’s now streaming online for free… More »
Colorful Brazilian partystarters Bonde Do Rolê have already offered “Bang” and the video for “Kilo,” showcasing some of the group’s ratcheted-up new material as well as the sonic polish of producers Diplo and Poolside. Today, we’ve got the video for Tropicalbacanal cut “Brazilian Boys,” a beach-and-Speedo-heavy clip that might as well be the official tourism… More »
Brazilian baile funkers and Mad Decent first-generation originals Bonde Do Rolê will soon release their new album Tropicalbacanal, produced entirely by Diplo and Poolside. We’ve already seen the goopy video for first single “Kilo,” and now they’ve shared a new track called “Bang,” which boasts a party-up surf-guitar loop and a couple of verses from… More »
Brazilian baile-funk art-kids Bonde Do Rolê were the first act that Diplo signed to Mad Decent, but we haven’t heard from them in a while. That changes next month when the group releases its Tropicalbacanal album. Diplo produced the album alongside Filip Nikolic, otherwise known as Poolside, and it includes guests like Caetano Veloso, Da… More »
NME, who has yet to sell us on this New Rave thing, takes a breather from the Shitdisco coverage to investigate the next big thing: Brazilian music! They’ve asked the 10th coolest person in music, CSS’s Lovefoxx, to deliver “The Buzz”…”My favorite Brazilian band are called Bonde Do Role who make cool-ass baile funk with… More »