When artists like Elis Regina and Chico Buarque were delivering the finest Brazilian pop, Caetano Veloso and Os Mutantes were entertaining the students with avant-garde fuzz –poetry, Tim Maia was large, in charge and completely out of control. He was the personification of rock start excess, multiple prison sentences; voluminous drug habits, five marriages, a stint in an UFO obsessed religious cult. His music helped to build the Black Rio movement, a mix of Soul, Afro Brazilian music, and the U.S. civil rights struggle, that blew the doors off mass culture’s tightly circumscribed the role for Afro-Brazilians.
A bilingual programme (English & Spanish) presented by critic and producer Javier Chandía which covers Latin American music from its roots to the experimental.
Visit: http://www.latinwavesresonancefm.com/ for more information, and to re listen the programmehttps://www.mixcloud.com/latinwavesresonancefm/. Repeated Thursdays at (5am)