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Friday, March 20
10:00PM - 10:40PM
204 E 6th St
Listen to Janeiro
Not every artist can say they’ve created a new genre, particularly coming from a place as musically rich as Brazil. But SILVA, a rapidly rising young multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, is staking a claim as the originator of “Brazilian dream pop.”
With his sophomore album, Ocean View (Six Degrees Records, 2014), SILVA is building on his rocketing success in his native country and in Portugal. His “delicious pop melodies” (Rolling Stone Brazil) thrill crowds who know his lyrics by heart and sing along at major music festivals such as Lollapalooza Brazil and Rock in Rio. Singing in English and Portuguese, he has shared the same stage with artists including The xx and Lana Del Rey and is poised to win over new fans with his unique blend of catchy electronic pop built on a Brazilian foundation.
“I love dream pop and ambient,” SILVA says, “and I try to mix it in my music.” The breezy atmosphere of Ocean View is also quite i...