What a fantastic Christmas present! Rodrigo Tavares' debut album Congo, which we released on vinyl back in March, has been named Album of the Year by respected Brazilian journalist, Ronaldo Lemos in Brazil's biggest daily newspaper, Folha de Sao Paolo. Portuguese speakers can read the full article here: https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/colunas/ronaldolemos/2018/12/o-melhor-disco-de-2018.shtml#comentarios Or, here is a rough translation: "The best record of 2018 Ronaldo Lemos E
Head on over to The Wire website and check the video for Rodrigo Tavares piece, Congo I.
Rodrigo worked with Brazilian filmmaker and video artist, João Dumans to produce this abstract video piece that “references the ‘pre-Big Bang’ aspect of the concept of Congo developed by Brazilian artist Arthur Omar , the amorphous forces at play before an identity is formed.”
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https://www.thewire.co.uk/video/a-new-video-for-rodrigo-tavares-congoi #RodrigoTavares #Congo
Rodrigo Tavares’ debut album receives a glowing review over at Addict Culture, the French arts and culture website. You can read the whole review here (in French). In the meantime, here’s a rough translation of the final paragraph: "…if Congo seduces at first listen, it captivates the following ones, creating a world apart of beauty and incomparable sweetness, like a bubble, a cocoon enveloping you and protecting you from all external aggression. A soft, cool, simple and be
This month’s issue of The Wire magazine contains an interview, and feature on Rodrigo Tavares. We at Hive Mind Records are so proud to have been involved in the release of his beautiful debut album, Congo. We think the album will come to be considered something of a classic, with its singular blend of disparate influences lending itself to late night immersive listening. Check it out...we’re sure you’ll come to love it as much as we do. #RodrigoTavares #Congo #vinyl #TheWire
Hive Mind are so proud to have released Rodrigo’s album on vinyl, it’s a deep and emotionally charged work that reveals its considerable charms slowly over repeated listens. The album is out now and available through your favourite shops or mail order companies. Congo was reviewed over at The Vinyl District and you can read the review here . #RodrigoTavares #Congo #Review