The two Brazilians' given names are as tantalizing as their music, which can be as inventive and catchy as the heights of Tropicália. On her new Caravana Serai Bloom, Maria do Céu Whitaker Poças takes a musical road trip through northeastern Brazil. Meanwhile, half-Spanish, half-Japanese Curumin (né Luciano Nakata Albuquerque) sifts his funky fusion through an electronic scrim on his equally excellent new Arrocha.
Sun., June 10, 8 p.m., 2012
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