[Music] Grupo Pilon – Grupo Pilon: Leite Quente Funaná de Cabo Verde

Much respect to Ostinato Records for introducing the world to this fine band out of Cape Verde, and who were based in Luxembourg while recording some of these gems: At home, in the islands of Cabo Verde, there was grog, or grogu, a strong sugarcane moonshine not dissimilar to Colombian aguardiente, copiously consumed at Funaná […]

[Video] Carmen Souza & Theo Pas’cal – Cape Verdean Blues (live @Bimhuis Amsterdam)

From the island which gave the world Cesaria Evora comes another wonderful, husky voice in Carmen Souza, accompanied by bassist, composer and producer Theo Pas’cal, who is a hell of an arranger.