Live Portraits - Faces of Brazilian Contemporary Music
The generation of musicians born from 2005 in Brazil brought a new posture in search of means of dissemination of their work. Record labels had long ceased to be the main impulse for a career in brazilian music and were closed to artists who did not submit to popular whims. Even icons of brazilian music were forced to seek independence from the seals of the once major industry. And the brazilian stage came to have fundamental importance - alongside the Internet - for the dissemination of new names. An infinity of small show houses, theaters and alternative venues to the big concert halls emerged and opened space for this most talented generation, as it had not appeared in Brazil for some time. A collaborative scene of singers, composers, musicians and producers. Live Portraits - Faces of Brazilian Contemporary Music is the record of this scenario, of the illuminated stage and its protagonists from 2012. A mosaic of faces (new or already known to the general public) that, in a greater or lesser degree of populrity and independence, mark the contemporary production of the genre that was conventionally called MPB.