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Old 12-10-2010, 01:42 AM   #1
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Bossa Nova Rock?

Is there such a thing?

A modern rock band that combines the rhythm,harmony and overall calm and relaxing sounds of bossa nova with rock music be it indie,proggy,screamy or anything in between.
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Old 12-10-2010, 03:06 AM   #2
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Old 12-11-2010, 03:38 PM   #3
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Well,you're better of looking for some brazilian bands if you're in need of some rock infused bossa nova. It might not be your kind of thing,but I'd recommend you a band called Los Hermanos. Here's some songs:

They do have more rock-ish songs,but since you asked for a calm sound I think these ones are amongst their best. Hope you enjoy them
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:15 PM   #4
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Novos Baianos. They're a really amazing Brazilian band from the late 60s early 70s and easily in my top 3 favorite bands of all time. Their influences range from all different types of Brazilian (Bossa, samba, forro etc...) music, as well as rock from the U.S. during that era.



But also check out some of the early material Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Os Mutantes, Tom Ze, and other Troplicalia artists.
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:17 PM   #5
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:08 PM   #6
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Some of my favorite tunes by Caetano Veloso. If you like them,you should check out his latest records(Zii e Zie and CÍ)and Transa(perhaps his most critically acclaimed record).
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Old 12-13-2010, 09:35 PM   #7
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Well, you might check out Joe Vasconcellos that has a lot of brazilian sound combined wwith reggae but anyway it's mostly Acid Jazz with some latin touch
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I came across this thread looking for a band similar to the one im in now. We tried incorporating elements from bosaa nova and alt-rock in our music. Hopefully this is what you're looking for duocontra.bandcamp.com check out the song java
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