Archive for the 'Os Mutantes' Category

Monday, April 9th, 2012

In October 1966 Rita Lee and brothers Arnaldo Baptista and Sérgio Dias walked on stage for the first time as Os Mutantes to perform on a Brazilian TV show. In hindsight, it was a momentous occasion. Several months later they became involved with the Tropicália Movement, performing with Gilberto Gil at the 1967 Brazilian Popular […]

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Any Mutantes record is a mind-blower and this one makes an unforgettable introduction. The music and voice of Os Mutantes transcends any language barrier such that even the most literary of music enthusiasts can still fall deep for these dazzling sounds. David Byrne, who reissued an anthology of the Mutants on his Luaka Bop label, […]