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Carminho (PT)

Fado’s new hope
We need traditionalists like Carminho, who not only continues past musical legacies with panache but also argues for their continued relevance. In the case of the 31-year-old fado – […] More >

Teresa Salgueiro (PT)

- the queen of saudade
Few Portuguese musicians have meant as much to their public, domestic and abroad, as Teresa Salgueiro. After almost thirty years as an active singer, the last eight as a […] More >

Batida (PT/AO)

Club music that’s scouring the history books
You can’t escape the past. The Portuguese authorities have tried, though, as they have more or less slumped significant parts of the black community together in the outskirts of […] More >

Dj Nigga Fox (AO)

The club-ready sound of Lisbon’s Afro-Portuguese suburbs
As terrifyingly wounded as Portugal is in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, one would suppose this wasn’t the right time for an innovative music scene to establish […] More >

Antonio Zambujo (PT)

- musical longing from Portuguese shores
Antonio Zambujo is a young musician taking care of an old and distinguished form of Portuguese folk music. Fado, the legendary tradition that evolved in the port cities in […] More >