I'm an anthropologist studying creative uses of technology, alternative intellectual property, music, and soundscapes.
This blog is also a space for experiments in sound studies, studio biographies, and ethnography as I conduct my fieldwork in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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If anyone can rep transnational baile funk, it’s Zuzuka Poderosa. Her first EP “Sonora Remezcla: Zuzuka Poderosa” dropped last month. Her cover of Fausto Fawcett is my personal favorite of the album. Zuzuka and I met organically. At parties. On … Continue reading
And somehow Globo made this. MCs Frank, Ticão, Smith, and Max freestyle about being imprisoned. Singing a refrain of “Oh, Mom, don’t cry, no.” The policewoman accuses them of using songs about “crime” as “trampoline” for their careers (because of … Continue reading
My brilliant little sister is shooting her first feature film, Joy de V. The New York noir is set in Brooklyn and Staten Island. The first scenes are already “in the can.” Time is tight. And Cinema Imperfecta needs your … Continue reading