Squeezebox Gaúcho with Passion and Flair Ecstasy, humour and first rate virtuosity: Accordion wizard Renato Borghetti is the superstar among the nu folk musicians from Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil. The charismatic gaucho has revised, adapted and modernized many of the native sounds of his home country. His shows are unforgettable live events, […]
On November 15th the new “Bestenliste” (List of the best records) of the past three months was published by the “Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik” (German Record Critics’ Award). We are proud to announce that Under The Rose Tree is on the list! You can read the full review here. Translation: ‘A string instrument, hardly longer […]
This review was just published in the German magazine Folker: ‘Bei dieser nehmen Sinopoulos und seine Mitmusiker griechische Folklore als Ausgangsmaterial für stimmungsvolle Arrangements und ausgedehnte Improvisationen. ‘ (Sinopoulos and his fellow musicians use Greek folklore as the raw material for atmospheric arrangements and extensive improvisations. )
The British renowned world music magazine Songlines published a review of Sokratis Sinopoulos’ new album: “You can feel the ensemble gel with a drive that really pulls you along with the music”!
This fall we will release the second album on our label by Renato Borghetti and his quartet. It will be called Gaita na Fábrica – Sounds from the Squeezebox Factory. The release will coincide with a European tour.
Fein ausgearbeitete Miniaturen aus einen entlegenen Teil der Welt, der der hörenden Entdeckung harrt. (delicately crafted miniatures from a remote part of the world where listening discoveries await) ~ Folker 04.16 July-August 2016
A great review of Estación Edén was just published on the Dutch website Musicframes.nl. You can find the full review in Dutch and English here. “Pazos is een bevlogen musicus wiens gitaarspel het meest schittert in de langzame stukken zoals ‘Delirio’, ‘Triste Mayor para un delirio antiguo‘ of ‘A flor de llanto‘. Hier laat hij de […]
In the june edition of the internationally acclaimd music magazine Songlines a review of Estación Edén was published: “In his meditative, exquistely refined guitar playing Gustavo Pazos Conde investigates the roots of the country forms that provide the deep, fertile soil from which much South American music has grown. (…) Pazos Conde takes full ownership […]
Just published on MixedWorldMusic.com! ‘The virtuoso playing evokes images of vast pampas and wonderful summer evenings with family and friends. In this soothing music there is lots of room for quietness, elegance and melancholy. Another aspact that makes this album such a pleasurable experience is the perfect recording quality. An impressive tribute to the musical […]