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Brazilian Producer ÉRICA Takes Center Stage

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Photo by Ariana Miliorini

When Rio de Janeiro-based singer and producer Érica Alves recorded and released her debut solo album, Beautiful, she was at a strange crossroads as an artist. She had already achieved some degree of success in the São Paulo music scene as part of The Drone Lovers, her shoegaze band with producers Davis Genuino and Pedro Zopelar, even scoring an album deal with the recording arts branch of a popular Brazilian beer brand. Everything seemed to be going well. But as soon as she quit her day job as an English teacher to dedicate her time to the recording process, trouble began to surface. Continue reading

This Week’s Essential Releases: Dark Pop, Folk, Epic Pop, and More

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Welcome to Seven Essential Releases, our weekly roundup of the best music on Bandcamp. Each week, we’ll recommend six new albums, plus pick an older LP from the stacks that you may have missed.

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