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“Gringo in São Paulo”: new single and animation video

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Here is my new single, with an animation video freshly done by the mighty Vuk Pabrik! Vuk is an artist from Pančevo, Serbia, and he’s doing animation, comics, illustration and also music.

from the new EP “Gringo In São Paulo” (5 new songs on a 7″ vinyl + download card, released in March 2015)

music and lyrics: Rita Braga
animation: Vuk Palibrk
recorded at the studios in Casa do Mancha in São Paulo City
mixing and mastering: Marc Behrens

Rita Braga – vocals and ukulele
Mancha Leonel – drums
Bernard Simon Barbosa – guitar and bass
Pedro Falcão – cuíca and pandeiro
Matheus Zingano – acoustic guitar


Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival (now cancellled)

As part of the satellite events of the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, Chips and Salsa are excited to provide live musical accompaniment to two rare animated films, The Idea (dir. Berthold Bartosch, 1932) on Saturday, Dec 3 and The Adventures of Prince Achmed (dir. Lotte Reiniger, 1926) on Sunday, Dec 4 at Spectacle Theatre / 124 South 3rd St., Brooklyn.

The Idea (dir. Berthold Bartosch, 1932)

The Adventures of Prince Achmed (dir. Lotte Reiniger, 1926)

8:30: The Idea (dir. Berthold Bartosch, 1932) and The Adventures of Prince Achmed (dir. Lotte Reiniger, 1926) with live music by Chips and Salsa

“This very special program will include a screening of Berthold Barthosch’s short animated film The Idea, based upon the eponymous woodcut novel by Belgian printmaker Frans Masereel. Bartosch’s film features a mixture of techniques, including stop motion animation and various optical effects. Bartosch learned many of these methods as an assistant to pioneering animator Lotte Reiniger, best known for creating the first still-extant animated feature film The Adventures of Prince Achmed. Based on Araban Nights fairy tales, Prince Achmed features Reiniger’s distinctive, elaborately jointed cut paper silhouette animation, enhanced with mesmerizing abstract effects and sumptuous dyed film stock in a variety of saturated hues. The international multi-instrumentalist duo Chips and Salsa will provide live musical accompaniment to these stunning and rare animated films.”