DJ Betto Arcos Spins The Latest From Brazil The host of KPFK's Global Village brings samba, reggae and more to weekends on All Things Considered.

DJ Betto Arcos Spins The Latest From Brazil

DJ Betto Arcos Spins The Latest From Brazil

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Graveola celebrates its hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in the song "Babulina's Trip." Flavia Mafra/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Graveola celebrates its hometown of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in the song "Babulina's Trip."

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DJ Betto Arcos joins weekends on All Things Considered once again to share the music he's been spinning on Global Village, a world music program out of KPFK in Los Angeles. Picks this time are from Brazil, and include some socially conscious samba, a bilingual reggae tune, a hometown anthem and a collaboration between two composers, the name of which literally means "unplayable." Click the audio link to hear Arcos' conversation with NPR's Jacki Lyden.

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André Mehmari & Hamilton de Holanda

  • Song: Intocavel
  • from Gismontipascoal
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Criolo

  • Song: Linha de Frente
  • from Nó Na Orelha
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Graveola

  • Song: Babulina's Trip
  • from Eu Preciso De Um Liquidificador
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Not Falling

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Anelis Assumpçao

  • Song: Not Falling
  • from Daora: Underground Sounds of Urban Brasil - Hip-Hop, Beats, Afro & Dub
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