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Misturado (adj.); all kinds of, all sorts of, assorted, a variety of, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed.

Artwork: Mike, themicrocosm

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In conjunction with the Long Night

Mellowtone & Audio Voyeur present: MISTURADO

Thursday 18th November 2010 – 8-12pm

Misturado (adj.); all kinds of, all sorts of, assorted, a variety of, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed.

Misturado is a night celebrating the diversity of Brazilian culture.

Take a multi-cultural journey exploring the past, present and future music of Brazil.

With live sets from:

  • B Fachada (Portugal) – combining pop sensibility with melodies from the Portuguese folk tradition.
  • Lylium Guitar Duo (Brazil) – playing Bossa Nova

DJ’s

  • Audio Voyeur
  • Gavin Kendrick – soundofdusk.co.uk
  • Jonnie O’Hare – Beaten Track/Mellowtone

Tickets £4, £3 NUS

http://www.myspace.com/mellowtonenight

For more information, reviews and/or photo passes please contact: audiovoyeur@tiscali.co.uk

http://www.mellowtone.info

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=26283467901&v=app_2344061033#!/event.php?eid=176263349054359&index=1

Artwork: Mike Snowdon, themicrocosm

Mellowtone

Mellowtone’s dreamers and schemers are on a nomadic quest to spread good times through intimate soirees with the heartbeat of live acoustic music.

www.mellowtone.info

BFachada

Educated in the arts, accompanied by a twelve-year program of study in Jazz, Bossa Nova and Portuguese Folklore, Bernardo Fachada combines pop sensibilities with melodies from the Portuguese folk tradition. Inspired by artists such as Toquinho, Paralamas do Sucesso, Tom Waits, Leo Jaime, Gentle Giant, Nina Simone and The Specials. Aesthetically, he borrows even from those reluctant to share, crisscrossing references, baffling critics and using the tongue-in-cheek moniker of an ‘erudite folkie’. With four EPs and two albums released since 2007, it is becoming clear he is perhaps the most important Portuguese songwriter of his generation.

www.myspace.com/bfachada www.mbarimusica.com

The Lylium Guitar Duo

Lylium Guitar Duo was created early 2010 by Ian Costabile and Débora Schneider. Both musicians have Bachelors degrees in music from Faculdade de Artes Alcântara Machado, São Paulo, Brazil and Débora just recently finished a Master of music at University of Liverpool. The sonority developed by the duo shows influence of Spanish and Brazilian music as well as gypsy jazz. With a lot of improvisation and well structured arrangements the duo has been performing at Lunya Catalan Restaurant since March, as resident musicians, and also in private functions and events.

www.myspace.com/lyliumguitarduo lylium@iancostabile.com

Jonnie O’Hare

The roots of funk run deep through his selections of dusty grooves, basement jazz & world beats. This aficionado fuses the sounds of Blues & Soul though to Latin, Brazilian and Afro-beat – expect an education.Gavin Kendrick

Liverpool-based writer and record selector Gavin hosts and DJs for Jazz FM, holds a monthly resident at Funky Sensation at Ronnie Scott’s in Soho, and is also resident DJ at the Latin-themed Liverpool venue Alma de Cuba. He co- writes the programme for the Southport Weekender, and contributes regularly to Shook magazine, whilst hosting the specialist music blog Sound of Dusk, which has recently featured interviews with Amir, Jerome Sydenham, Dãm- Funk and Quantic. Phew!

http://www.soundofdusk.co.uk

Audio Voyeur

DJ, producer, creator and collaborator, Audio Voyeur has been quietly eavesdropping on forgotten sounds to create new noises, obsessively seeking stimulation by aural means. Inspired by sounds both old and new, from Arthur Verocia to Underground Resistance, Sergio Mendes to Madlib, Joao Donato to Flying Lotus. His all-inclusive approach to cultural eclecticism has lead to previous signings on Network Records, Clear Recordings and Hydrogen Dukebox operating under various guises such as Madagascar, The Lithium Project and Raw Plug.

http://www.myspace.com/audi0v0yeur

With special thanks to the Instituto Camoes and University of Liverpool

Quote Me Tuesday: A night to remember

Liverpool Long Night, www.culture.org.uk

Darker nights have suddenly arrived and I am unusually finding myself embracing the Autumn cosiness of these shorter days, wrapping up in warm wooly jumpers, sipping hot chocolate and indulging in childhood-memory evoking bicycle rides through mountains of crispy leaves.  Maybe it’s the fact that we are enjoying a rather unseasonably dry and mild trundle to winter that is discouraging my urge to head for the duvet until spring although, I actually think that it’s because there’s too much going on here in Liverpool and so I’ve been enjoying myself far too much to hibernate just yet!

So, this weeks Quote Me Tuesday is dedicated to one such ‘great things to do and see’ which is the Liverpool Long Night taking place on 18th November.  An annual event of music, arts, culture and so much more,  running from late afternoon to well past midnight offering a great way to while away a dark wintery evening.  It officially marks the 10 day countdown to the Biennial wrap up and marks the start of DaDaFest.  There are over 50 venues so a programme is essential  ……….So much to see just so little time!