Organization

Tetine

Tetine was formed in 1995 in São Paulo by artists Eliete Mejorado and Bruno Verner.

Countries:
Brazil
Link:
http://www.tetine.net/

Tetine, formed in 1995 in São Paulo, Brazil, by artists Eliete Mejorado and Bruno Verner & infused with a contemporary Brazilian radicalism that pushes the boundaries of a hybrid vocabulary, Tetine have created a multitude of music & performance works from the spoken word to electronica, including ritualistic performances, films and video. Their debut album Alexander’s Grave was released in 1996 on their own label High School Records. In January 2000, Tetine established themselves in the UK, firstly as resident artists at Queen Mary University in London where they put out the CD Olha Ela De Novo (Here She‚s Again) their last release with High School. Later in 2001, Tetine is signed by avant-garde electronica artist Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner’s UK imprint Sulphur Records and released their 4th album entitled Tetine vs Sophie Calle - Samba de Monalisa - an acclaimed collaborative electronica project with the French artist Sophie Calle. In 2005 Tetine toured around Europe, Brazil and made their USA debut at M3 Summit - part of Miami Music Conference. Later on, Tetine release The Sexual Life of The Savages on Soul Jazz Records an acclaimed album of obscure early 80’s underground post punk from São Paulo selceted and curated by the band.

In 2006 Tetine play a special concert at the opening night of TROPICALIA - A Revolution in Brazilian Culture - at Barbican Centre in London alongside Brazilian multi-artist Assume Vivid Astrofocus. To celebrate the occasion Tetine releases a 500 limited edition CD entitled L.I.C.K. MY FAVELA (Slum Dunk Music). Still in 2006, Tetine take part at Ether 06 on a programme curated by Ladytron at South Bank Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London alongside artists such as Chris Cunningham, Candie Hank amongst others. Performances include L.I.C.K MY FAVELA live at Palais De Tokyo in Paris, The Wire’s Adventures In Modern Music festival in Chicago, Museu Serralves, Liverpool Biennal amongst others. Tetine also host a weekly radio show named Slum Dunk on Resonance Fm 104.4 on Brazilian experimental, electronic music from the slums, hills and beyond for the past three years.