Choying Drolma & Steve Tibbetts

  iTunes  |  Amazon  |  Six Degrees BIO In 1997, with the world music craze in full swing, a guitarist from Minnesota created an international stir with a remarkable album of Tibetan Buddhist chants paired with atmospheric soundscapes of guitar and percussion.  The guitarist was Steve Tibbetts, and while he’d built up a bit of a reputation through his critically-acclaimed albums for ECM Records, he created something profound,...

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Cibelle

iTunes | Amazon | Six Degrees BIO The London-based, São Paulo raised, singer Cibelle, (pronounced see-BELL-ee), burst on the scene in 2003 with her beautiful, smoky voice on her self-titled debut.  Her second album, The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves, is a quiet masterpiece, full of inventive and quirky arrangements.  It combines rootsy acoustic instrumentation and electronic processing, noise guitars and children’s toys,...

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Curumin

     iTunes | Amazon | Six Degrees BIO ‘Arrocha means to hold on with a lot of pressure,’ Curumin says from his São Paolo home, describing the meaning behind his new album title. ‘In Bahia it’s a rhythm, a way of dancing where you hold your girl very close. That pressure is something we feel here in Sao Paolo. It’s a very big city and you are always surrounded by people. On this album I’m trying to...

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Céu

iTunes | Amazon | Six Degrees BIO The open road, the bohemian atmosphere, the existential mythology of travel—these were the visions in young Brazilian singer Céu‘s mind while creating her latest album. One of the most sonically adventurous artists in her country today, numerous road trips from her São Paulo home to Brazil’s Northeast proved to be the perfect inspiration for this newest sonic adventure.   “All the...

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Da Cruz

iTunes | Amazon | Six Degrees BIO Boom Boom Boom Remixes: On the “Boom Boom Boom” Remixes, Da Cruz’ Afro- Brazilian Electro-Kuduro banger gets remixed by bass scientists  Stereotyp,  Radiohiro, Kush Arora, Thomas Blondet & Jimi Wes, Señor Oz, Will Magid and Da Cruz themselves. One can distill Switzerland-based producer Ane H.’s musical convictions in a single quote that he offers regarding Da Cruz’s...

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David Starfire

iTunes | Amazon | Six Degrees BIO Rising with David Starfire Ascend features Afrika Bambaataa, Natacha Atlas and Cheb i Sabbah “There’s nothing worse than a programmed tabla.” David Starfire laughs as he muses over the recording of his new album, Ascend (Six Degrees). Even a decade ago, when he began segueing from the harder edge electro-rock that took him on tour with Nine Inch Nails and Filter into the burgeoning world...

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