Reflector #47: Heron Oblivion – “Faro”
Did this psychedelic rock group make it down to the Algarve? Unclear!
Slipping into the Surreal with Cork-based Musician Elaine Malone
Malone’s songs unfold and reveal themselves as cryptic confessionals of matters both personal and universal in equal measure. Expertly crafted songwriting finds life in Malone’s silken voice, a voice steeped in maturity and emotional depth, settling comfortably atop soft and subterranean instrumentation.
Madu Brings the Spirit of Brazil to Port to Port
On stage, Madu seems to become 10 feet tall; a charming and infectious giant of energy and vocal virtuosity. Her passion for music and her joy for sharing experiences through performance seem inexhaustible.
Reflector #46: Slim & The Beast – “Lisbon”
Endless summers, as exemplified by a song by the this Paris-based folk-rock band.
Reflector #45: John Stubblefield – “A Night In Lisbon”
The great saxophonist who played with Miles Davis and had a former U.S. president visit him on his deathbed clearly had a great night in Lisbon at some point.
Reflector #44: Etienne Daho – “Saudade”
Étienne Daho came to Portugal for love, not (hiding) money.
Port 2 Port: Garden Collective’s Alternative to St. Patrick’s Day in Lisbon
Garden Collective is bringing good vibes, fun times and musicians from Portugal and Ireland March 17 to 18 in Beato.
Révolutions Xenakis: A life in Sound and Light
Révolutions Xenakis at the Gulbenkian showcasing some of the best examples of this Modernist pioneer’s genius and innovation from a career spanning 50 years.
Lisbon’s Bastion of Jazz, Hot Clube, Looking for New Home – Again
“We kept working all the time, and that’s what we intend to do now,” says Inês Cunha, President of the Board of Directors.
Reflector #43: Al Stewart – “King Of Portugal”
The folk-rock veteran praised particular Portuguese wine region in this one.
‘Mysterious and Rich’: Photos by Henri Prestes in His First Monograph
The new hardback by Setanta Books of Henri Prestes’ photography is a visual and tactile treat — and we have a sneak peak of Teresa Freitas’ quixotic take on the still image.
Reflector #42: Brams – “Portugal”
The Catalonian band wants what Portugal has, sort of.