Bluegrass, Brazilian forro and Brooklyn experimentalism. And that's just for starters! One of my (Eric Hines) very favorite releases of 2013, and they are coming to NMC on the last day of January, Needless to say, I am giddy. No kidding.
Matuto is emerging internationally as a festival main-stage sensation. Rolling drums and quicksilver accordion licks, earthy vibes and thoughtful reflections mingle on the latest refinement of their Appalachia-gone-Afro-Brazilian sound, “The Devil and The Diamond” (Motema Music; release: May 14, 2013). http://matutomusic.com/