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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Recycled stock CD folio, with full-colour artwork by our drummer and designer-extraordinaire Fraser McEvoy.

    Includes unlimited streaming of The Soil via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Afro-Brazilian resistance doesn’t need white arms hitting black drums. On the other hand, chilling to Wagner may not be the best way to voice our musical solidarity. Everything in between has mixture at its core. The least we can do is be honest: about our confusion, our contradictions, and the origins of our inspiration, as well as our outrage. So, that’s where we will start, remembering that it is the very least.


from The Soil, released November 26, 2016
Words by Amy Medvick
Music by Carlie Howell
Arranged by Aline Morales & David Atkinson
Featuring Aline Morales (vox) & Baque De Bamba: Ana María Higuera, Angelica Né, Amanda Paixão, Gina Minugh, Linda Brown & Mari Palhares)



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Os Tropies Toronto, Ontario

Os Tropies grew out of the impossibility of travelling back in time. Influenced by the music of the revolutionary tropicália movement of late 1960s Brazil, these six Canadians versed themselves in psychedelic rock and Brazilian popular music, offering up covers of the tropicália numbers that inspire them and originals written in the spirit of irreverent and impassioned musical juxtaposition. ... more

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