NAPALMA - 'Gëstou - feat. Abass Ndiaye' 

Brazil meets Senegal in Berlin
 

The collaboration between NAPALMA and the senegalese singer Abass Ndiaye has produced an exciting Chemistry of Music. 
The new song '
Gëstou' means ‘To Learn’ in Wolof, it has an uplifting energy for the dance floors with "cross-over vibes'', powerful and captivating electronic arrangements, synths blending with percussive Afro-Brazilian grooves and inspired vocal melodies from West Africa.

 

NAPALMA - Gëstou - feat. Abass Ndiaye' comes with the Original Mix and the Instrumental Mix, to be released on June 24
by LONA Musik, a Berlin Label, and supported by the GVL Scholarship Program, part of NEUSTART KULTUR.

Brazilian Cid Travaglia is the driving force and co-producer behind the electronic programming, percussionist, and curator putting together a network of different vocalists and musicians. In concerts & in studio, NAPALMA is a dynamic and collaborative project with electronic beats, live percussion, while maintaining the multicultural identity and energy for the dance floors.

The highlights of the latest releases are the music video for 'Sunu Warëf', filmed in the Amazon Forest and 'URBAN ART Tribute', filmed in twelve countries, that is gaining momentum at the film festival circuit, with the award of 'Best Music Video' at SIFF - Swedish International Film Festival and selected for Festivals in New York, Los Angeles, Paris and Canada. Know More...

URBAN ART Tribute | EP & Music Video 

 

 

URBAN ART Tribute

 

Music Video & EP by NAPALMA

 

Music Video | ‘URBAN ART Tribute’ 

Filmed and crafted by Cid Travaglia across twelve countries during eight years, diving into the street art universe and showing a special selection of Street Art and Graffiti from international artists.

The song ‘
Urban Art’ is the voice of the people that appreciates Graffiti and Street Art, and NAPALMA speaks in their name to express our gratitude to the Artists, for making the cities more colorful, political, exciting and soulful, touching people’s life day by day. 


EP  ‘URBAN ART Tribute’ 

 

The EPURBAN ART Tribute’ brings NAPALMA Original Mix + Instrumental Mix + Three Remixes, specially produced by Luna City Express (Berlin), Infrared (Paris), Gus What (Vitória). 

Urban Art’ is an uplifting song with a driving Tech House base, beautiful melodies with catchy vocal lines from Senegalese singer Abass Ndiaye and pulsing percussions  including djembe and recycled instruments.

Released by LONA Musik.

 

SUNU WARËF | Album & Music Video in the Amazon Forest 

SUNU WARËF 

NAPALMA
’s 'Sunu Warëf' Release has a strong connection with the Amazon rainforest. A stunning Music Video takes the band to the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, a breathtaking scenery and legit footage in a partnership with Herve Neukomm, a swiss traveller that crossed the whole Amazon river during five years in a Bike-Boat (a boat propelled by a bicycle).

Sunu Warëf’ is an uplifting electronic, percussive and groovy song with a Caribbean spice, and has beautiful melodies with catchy vocal lines from West Africa, and lyrics are in Wolof, one of the languages from Senegal, which means “Our Mission”, each person has the own Mission in life. 

 

The Album is a powerful international pack where different styles and backgrounds are fused, containing ‘Sunu Warëf’ OriginalMix + Six Remixes, produced by SucreSoul (South Africa), Infrared (France), Mista Monk (Australia), Jaspe (France), 

Kokkosh (Egypt) and Leandro Bonfim (Brazil). 

The music production was crafted by Marcel Dadalto and Cid Travaglia, in Berlin.

The artwork is a creation from Brazilian Designer and Tattoo Artist Rodrigo Tas.

YOBALEMA | Album 

Yobalema EP' is a powerful international pack where different styles and backgrounds are fused, a modern WorldBeat and Electronic Music with an original and unique formula, reflecting the eclectic verve that made NAPALMA feature in the line up of Montreux Jazz Festival, Boom Festival and the Cairo Opera House.

Yobalema Original Mix + Instrumental Mix + Six Remixes’, produced by Marc Brauner from Germany, Mista Monk from Australia, Mogo Naaba representing Togo / South Africa, Sandman FR from France, Gutto Serta from Brazil / Berlin and The Phat Ones from South Africa.
 

'Yobalema' is sung in Wolof from Senegal and it means ‘Take me With You’, it is about two soul mates complementing each other in a relation that No One can separate between friends, couples and partners.

 

The music production was crafted by Marcel Dadalto and Cid Travaglia, featuring Daniel Zabon from Germany/ Kenya on saxophone and Mogo Naaba from Togo/ South Africa on synths. 
 

The artwork is a creation from Brazilian Designer and Tattoo Artist Rodrigo Tas.

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