The actress impressed the judges with her spirited tango
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Friday 10 December 2010
"I wanna bring love songs back to the radio," oozes R Kelly at one point here, making you wonder which station he's tuned to, so rarely does radio's gaze stray from that subject.
Thursday 25 November 2010
A spurned lover who repeatedly stabbed a mother-of-two a month after he was bailed following a previous assault on her was jailed for eight years today.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Monday 26 July 2010
A veteran artist has a history. And, it could be argued, a responsibility.
Sunday 06 June 2010
With four albums behind them, and only the slyvoiced singer and percussionist Wilson das Neves left from the original Rio studio band, Que Beleza could resemble the scraping of a barrel more than the scraping of a gourd.
Sunday 23 May 2010
Produced once more by his New York neighbour Arto Lindsay, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist Cantuaria's latest album – launched with a concert at London's Barbican on Tuesday – returns to the laid-back, drifting samba-jazz with which he made his name.
Sunday 11 April 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
Original music for new Brazilian film Garrincha: Estrela Solitaria, a biopic of the bandy-legged football genius. It's an instrumental jazz score interleaved with a bit of public domain drumming and dialogue extracts, louche cha-cha and mambo dance numbers summoning up the late 1950s.
Friday 12 February 2010
Monday 08 February 2010
Sunday 11 October 2009
"I never chose this," Chipmunk dissembles on "Saviour", the modesty-free opener. Of course, British rap doesn't need saving right now.
Tuesday 16 June 2009
Known in Cuba as "Los Reyes de la rumba" ("The kings of rumba"), Los Muñequitos de Matanzas are recognised internationally as being among the leading ambassadors of this ancient AfroCuban musical tradition – one of the building blocks of contemporary salsa.
Monday 23 March 2009
Saturday 14 February 2009
Sunday 02 November 2008
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