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Brazilian artist Raoni Marqs

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By Raoni Marqs in New Art on Thursday 8 September 2011

Drawing since early childhood, most of my work comes from Japanese cartoons and super hero comics: people in colorful costumes, being either good or bad. My drawings are much more a way to tell a character’s story with a single image than to portray anything real.

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Drunk Disco: superstar Brazilian DJs

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By Raoni Marqs in New Music on Tuesday 6 September 2011

Mixing Brazilian rhythms with electronic hits, duo Drunk Disco have been rocking parties all over the country. DJs and producers Alexandre Stamm and Sergio Takahata are part of the collective Avalanche Tropical, which gathers a whole lot of alternative artists together for epic one night parties.

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Ricardo Cavolo

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By Raoni Marqs in New Art on Tuesday 6 September 2011

There’s something hot about Ricardo Cavolo’s art and it’s not the fact that he puts fire on everything (even on water). The works of this Spanish artist mixes religious art with a extremely unique style.

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Brazilian duo The Twelves remix M.I.A’s Boyz

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By Raoni Marqs in New Music on Thursday 1 September 2011

Brazilian duo The Twelves are the country’s most prominent electronic musicians, worldwide famous for remixing artists such as M.I.A. and Fever Ray. They’re the third group to feature on Kitusne’s compilation, Tabloid, after Digitalism and Phoenix.

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365 Mashups project by João Brasil

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By Raoni Marqs in New Music on Thursday 1 September 2011

A master like no other on the art of creating mashups, Brazilian producer and Berklee College of Music graduated student João Brasil mixed together artists like Beatles and Radiohead, along with funk carioca, in some of the most amazing tracks of the 2000’s. His 365 Mashups project is an infinite treasure of old music renewed.

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Rad work by comic book artist Zejian Shen

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By Raoni Marqs in New Illustration on Thursday 1 September 2011

One of the most interesting comic book artists and illustrators in the scene today, Zejian Shen has a creative and creepy mind to develop her works. Part fluffy and part terrifying, her stories not always make sense, but her drawings never cease to impress.

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