Os Mutantes

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R&R Yard Sale heads north

New England's vinyl revival is in full flower by now. And What Cheer Antiques, on South Angell Street in Providence, is no small contributor.
On the Record
By WEI-HUAN CHEN  |  June 17, 2011

[phlipcam video] Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti + Os Mutantes @ Royale

It didn't take too long into Sunday's show at Royale for me to realize that all of the features/reviews/profiles pinning Ariel Pink as an eccentric...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  November 15, 2010

Just serious enough

Over the years, I’ve seen many an act try and fail to get folks up out of their seats at the Somerville. On Sunday night, all Os Mutantes had to do was play the opening notes of Jorge Ben’s “A Minha Menina” and we all spilled into the aisles like a flash
Os Mutantes, live at the Somerville Theatre, October 4, 2009
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 09, 2009

Photos: Os Mutantes at Somerville Theatre

Photos of Os Mutantes, on tour for their new album Haih or Amortecedor , at the Somerville Theatre
Os Mutantes, live at Somerville Theatre on October 4. 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  October 09, 2009

Tropicália storm

When Sérgio Dias takes to the Somerville Theatre stage this Sunday with the current incarnation of Os Mutantes, it's a safe bet he'll be beaming with gratitude. "I'm riding the same wave," he says of his band's legendary Brazilian albums, "but this time
The long awaited return of Os Mutantes
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  October 02, 2009

Review: Bebe Gilberto | All In One

There couldn’t be a more apropos title than the one Bebel Gilberto has given her fourth album.
Verve (2009)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  September 25, 2009


LA story

Ask people around here why they'd never move to LA and "the traffic" will reliably top the list. That sure sounds reasonable, but check it out: by not languishing in belching cars and rotting the sky for hours at a time, by not submitting to the forced
Little Joy's journey starts at home
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 19, 2009


A quick foray into Brazilian rock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 05, 2008

Gal Costa

The Brazilian tropicália movement had it bad for the Beatles.
Gal | Dusty Groove America
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  June 09, 2008


“We’re coming back onto the scene after a long period of uncertainty, with bandmates coming and going,” writes the Comic Book Super Heroes.
Comic Book Super Heroes are ready to Destroy
By BOB GULLA  |  April 18, 2007

A Go-Go goes

This Friday, January 26, your friendly neighborhood bowling alley/nightclub, the world-famous Milky Way Lounge and Lanes, transforms into a ’60s wonderland of go-go dancers, wild groove music, and the ubiquitous Brother Cleve. "Bossy (Drop Tha Beat rem
The Milky Way gets sexadelic, plus Braun Bergundy
By DAVID DAY  |  January 23, 2007


Brazil nuts

Last winter, word got out that the original members of the notorious and influential Brazilian psych-pop group Os Mutantes were preparing to perform together for the first time in more than 30 years.
The return of Os Mutantes
By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON  |  November 20, 2006