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Maja S. K. Ratkje @ MADEIRADiG

The Girl in the LabMaja came from Norway to play at MADEIRADiG. She’s a great composer and contemporary singer who has worked with names like Zeena Parkins (who’ve played in the last edition) or Ikue Mori. Besides looking very focused on her musical lab, Maja...

The Girl in the LabMaja ca...

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Portuguese Afrobeat or a form of hypnotism

It started ten years ago in bedrooms and living rooms and garages of Quinta do Mocho, however, nowadays, it breathes in venues like Musicbox, ZdB or even Lux for that matter.Afrobeat and kuduro are not something new in Portugal. Born and raised here, they are now reaching adulthood.The two major names that immediately pop up...

It started ten years ago in b...

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Vodafone Mexefest 2017

We're already feeling the beat of the heartOn November 24 and 25 we will feel the city’s heartbeat, as well as the new blood of emerging music running through its veins.From Lisbon’s Coliseum to São Jorge, from Casa do Alentejo to Capitólio, and between the...

We're already feeling the beat...

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Swans – Baptism by Fire

Have you heard about the flight of Icarus?For some unknown reason, during the most recent performance of SWANS in Lisbon I kept thinking about Icarus and how difficult it must be to learn to control ones impulses in order to achieve the task at hand....

Have you heard about the fligh...

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Azores Burning Summer 2017

There’s something about Azores that welcomes deep insight. The loneliness and the omnipresence of elements in everyday tasks gives a mystic aura to this archipelago’s places. The clouds are always present, the wind and humidity too; the green color scatters through vast vales with the...

There’s something about Azor...

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MADEIRADiG Festival

The Island of Madeira has proven its charm as a touristic venue, but has also shown the potential as a destination for those who enjoy alternative music. MADEIRADiG has quickly built its reputation as a solid and rather interesting festival of electronic, ambient and experimental...

The Island of Madeira has prov...

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