Sonzeira: Aquarela do Brasil (Mark E Remix)

From Georgia to Giorgio with Caribou in between, the songs we tweeted this week

Recognized by the BBC as the “Best Singer of the Millennium,” legendary Brazilian chanteuse Elza Soares is an essential contributor to Gilles Peterson’s new concept album Brasil Bam Bam Bam. Peterson tapped some of the country’s leading artists to represent the nation’s different music styles under the group name Sonzeira. Soares features on the classic Brazilian track “Aquarela do Brasil”—a song she’s actually never recorded …

Georgia: Be Ache

From Georgia to Giorgio with Caribou in between, the songs we tweeted this week

Georgia Barnes is a fierce female drummer who’s played some serious live beats for Kwes, Kate Tempest and JUCE (a rad trio recently making waves for breaking girl group stereotypes), and she’s slowly sidling her way into the compositional spotlight with her first track “Be Ache.” While the vocal filters she uses feel a little familiar to the ear, it’s the noisy rhythmic textures that …

Caribou: Can’t Do Without You

From Georgia to Giorgio with Caribou in between, the songs we tweeted this week

Canadian musician Dan Snaith is back as Caribou (after dropping the dance-inducing LP Jiaolong as Daphni in 2012), and his new single “Can’t Do Without You” feels like he’s picking up where he left off in 2010. From his forthcoming third album as Caribou, Our Love (which features Owen Pallett and Jessy Lanza), “Can’t Do” sublimely escalates into a carefully composed barrage of sounds that …