AOTY 2020

Os Mutantes

Os Mutantes - Os Mutantes
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Doublez
93
CFCE 87.8 FM Weekly Genre : Tropicalia

Beyond the stereotypes we have of Brazil, where we automatically think of beaches, carnival, exotic music and even football, behind this hypnotising sun is still hidden a shadowy area. If we overlook the qualities and all the richness of Brazilian culture, the country has always been ruled by governments with a dictatorial tendency (to remain nuanced...). Throughout its history many artists and important personalities have rebelled to make their country a ... read more
TreyLikesBands
78
Going into the unknown!

I have never heard of this band before, but it made me realize that the 'psychedelic 60s' isn't just an American/European term. Os Mutantes formed during the dictatorship era of Brazil, alongside the rise of the tropicalia movement thereafter. Their debut album right here is considered one of the best of the genre, and for good reason.

With "Panis et circenses", the album instantly plunges you into a pleasing dissonance with fuzzed-out guitar sampling and ... read more
zachthesnack
80
OS MUTANTES DISCOGRAPHY DEEP DIVE: EPISODE 1: THE DEBUT

Hey guys! Zach here! So me and a few fellow members @inglume @treylikesbands and @pipepanic decided that it would be cool if we all did deep dives into the same artists that none of us had really listened to. We thought this would be a fun opportunity to expand our musical horizons whilst also making room for a civil discussion and debate on each of these artists’ discographies.

Basically here is the criteria needed for each ... read more
dearsongs
90
Panis et circenses is one of those songs I've heard 100's of times now and it still makes me smile so much. Such joyful sounds!
chuckbush
86
Maravilhoso devaneio psicodélico da Tropicalia, um álbum brasileiro que conseguiu romper barreiras e influenciar artistas como Kurt Cobain e Beck. Um trabalho que ganha significado e importância através da mistura dos vários ritmos sonoros que formam a cultura musical do Brasil.
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Track List

  1. Panis et circenses
  2. A Minha Menina
  3. O Relógio
  4. Adeus Maria Fulô
  5. Baby
  6. Senhor F
  7. Bat Macumba
  8. Le premier bonheur du jour
  9. Trem Fantasma
  10. Tempo no Tempo (Once Was a Time I Thought)
  11. Ave Gengis Khan
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Added on: May 10, 2015