Influences: Camara

The forthcoming album is described as being conceptually built upon the musical and physical influences which surrounded her whilst growing up in Canada.

Influences: Camara

The forthcoming album is described as being conceptually built upon the musical and physical influences which surrounded her whilst growing up in Canada.

Camara's latest single 'Just Waking Up' landed on the 25th this month. The forthcoming album 'Before We Sleep' is described as being conceptually built upon the musical and physical influences which surrounded her whilst growing up in Canada. Raised by a Portugese family she was introduced to traditional song and dance at family gatherings and her tastes evolved into the world of electronics as a teenager exploring Toronoto's club scene. We caught up with her to talk influences...


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Balho Furado - Santa Maria - Grupo Folclórico Mixtura

The album is layered with recordings I took of my cousins singing traditional Azorean songs at my father’s 65th Birthday dinner. The song in the clip is the same that my cousins sing on the second track, Folklore — though I cut it up and effect it. Although these are very old and well-known folk songs, the words, instruments and connected dances change significantly from island to island. This was the only clip I could find of this song as sung by those from the island of Santa Maria (where my father and cousins are from) in a similar manner to what is found on the album.

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