Lô Borges

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Lô Borges is a former member of the group known as Clube da Esquina, formed by important composers and interpreters from the state of Minas Gerais, which includes Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Toninho Horta, and others. His sound is very personal, strongly influenced by American folk in a synthesis with the important mineira tradition and world elements. He is fond of subtle acoustic grooves, in a search for modern expression within the Brazilian music tradition that distinguishes him from people who look for easy commercial success based in contemporary pop rhythms.

The album grows considerably in the tracks with the addition of Uakti, an excellent instrumental group that excels in crafty, full-of-details performances at their self-made percussion instruments, especially in "Solto No Mundo." The 5/4 theme "Vai Vai Vai" deserves mention, also with Uakti.

The album also has the Skank hit "Te Ver" in an interesting acoustic rendition, much better than Skank's.

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