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Below The Radar 30

Track 7


"Carcaça Treme"

Previously unreleased

Cigarras are a sound and performance improvisation group based in Brasília, Brazil, featuring Matheus Vinhal (samples and electronics), Yná Kabe (vocals and samples), Mayra Revolutionaif (vocals), Ramiro Gallas (synthesizers), Sombrio (bass clarinet and electronics) and Ayla Gresta (trumpet and vocals). Their recordings are taken from live improvised sets performed in Brasília.