BRUCE’S RECOMMENDATION OF BANDCAMP MUSIC
Music: “Verdade Absoluta” (“Absolute Truth”)
Album: MÚSICA CROCANTE (CRUNCHY MUSIC)
Artist Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Info: “Formed in Rio de Janeiro in 1998, Autoramas mixes rock from the 60s, New Wave, and Jovem Guarda [Young Guard]. One of the most successful bands in the independent scene, it has abundant material and numerous international tours.”
“The band, formed by Gabriel Thomaz (guitar and vocals), Flávia Couri (bass and vocals) and Bacalhau (drums), was described by the website of the renowned British label ROUGH TRADE as ‘Excellent Garage Pop, the most important independent band in Brazil,’ and is still famous for its explosive shows.”
Currently Autoramas is composed of Gabriel Thomaz, Érika Martins, Jairo Fajer and Fábio Lima.
MÚSICA CROCANTE was made during the Flávia Couri (bass and vocals) and Bacalhau (drums) years.
Price: $1 (USA) for track; $7 for 13-track album
Genre: Rock. Pop. Surf.