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Tom Ze

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Tom Zé: Fabrication Defect (Luaka Bop/Warner Bros.)

Review by Richard Gehr, The Village Voice, May 1998

TOM ZÉ'S peculiar contribution to the Tropicalistas' highly influential 1968 collaborative album Tropicalia: Ou Panis Et Circencis was the satiric antidevelopment anthem ‘Parque Industrial’, which ...

Tom Ze: Fabrication Defect

Review by Chuck Eddy, Rolling Stone, 26 November 1998

LONG BEFORE the advent of samplers, Brazilian avant-Tropicalist Tom Zé was uniting seemingly opposed styles and constructing instruments from found objects – blenders, typewriters, floor ...

David Byrne Has Got His Ears Wide Open

Interview by James Hunter, New York Observer, 28 June 1999

  FOR THE last 10 years, David Byrne has run Luaka Bop, the Manhattan-based record label that specializes in international pop, with Yale Evelev, formerly of ...

Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, Jorge Ben, Os Mutantes and Tom Ze: Tropicalia/A Brazilian Revolution in Sound

Retrospective by Richard Williams, The Guardian, 10 February 2006

"THEY LOOKED LIKE three angels," the singer and composer Caetano Veloso wrote of his first sight of the members of Os Mutantes, a young rock ...

Tom Zé: Estudando O Pagode

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 15 June 2006

Eclectic miniopera from Brazilian master of the weird ...


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