NAPALMA is the musical inspiration born out of a fusion between Brazilian and African culture and music. Created in 2004 during carnival in Vitória, Brazil, have been touring and performing around different continents over the last thirteen years. Their show is the result of powerful electronic dance grooves, percussion and rhythms from such rich Afro Brazilian musical heritage mixed with a riveting performance and inspiring vocals in Portuguese, English and Shangaan, from Mozambique).
The vibrancy of the band members is contagious and no audience is immune. The new album "A Big Funky Family" brings freshness of sounds and flavors to Napalma, its a diverse melting pot created with the collaborations from worldwide artists and producers making the music identity grow with more influences and inputs, gaining a lot of character but maintaining its originality and keeping the way of making people moving and happy. ‘A Big Funky Family – Vol1’ is the first of a serie of 3 volumes, each containing six songs created along many collaborators, music producers, singers and musicians around the world. The songs were crafted in Australia, Mozambique, South Africa, France, Brazil, Egypt and were all glued together by the music producer Marcel Dadalto in Berlin. ‘A Big Funky Family – Vol1’ will be launched worldwide on march 30 on iTunes, Spotify, Napster, Deezer, Amazon, Google Play and Bandcamp. Also the fans will be able to buy a Music Download Card at the shows and then retrieve the songs on the band’s website. This new release brings new sounds and spices to NAPALMA, adding a catchy electronic arrangement on its massive tunes, heavily influenced by the music experiences throughout several years touring around Africa, South America and Europe.