Release - Divina Supernova

Divina Supernova shows the world a plural and no labelling music. This work is result of the odyssey of two Brazilian musicians: She comes from São Paulo - southest - and he comes from Alagoas - northest of Brazil. This duo of multi-instrumentalists brings a lot of concrete experiences in Brazilian independent musical scene: the both have released CDs by the label Baratos Afins and other ones by independent works. 

 

They have released two CDs - "Pulsares" (2014) and "Torus" (2015). Both CDs were produced and mixed by Júnior Bocão and mastered by Frank Arkwright (Abbey Road Studios, London).

Their original music is influenced by the music of the world. Traveling the world to exchange musical experiences is one of their strongest features. In total they have already made more that 30 concerts around the world in cities like Paris, Toulouse (France), Monthey, Champèry, Val D'Illiez and Bouveret (Switzerland), some New York neighborhoods and now they are back from the Japan Tour, with concerts made it Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Yamaguchi.

 

The duo intends to keep on elevating flights to take your music to every corner in the world and follow the trail of universal music. 


Júnior Bocão - Foto: Roberto Fernandes
Júnior Bocão - Foto: Roberto Fernandes

Júnior Bocão, a musician and composer from Alagoas (Brazil), was bassist of the band Mopho with whom he recorded the homonymous record released by the label Baratos Afins in 2000. With this work he has crossed the country and played at important festivals like Porão do Rock (Brasília), Abril Pro Rock (Recife and São Paulo), Balaio Brasil (SP), Festival de Inverno de Garanhuns (Recife), O Garimpo (BH), Quebra Mar (Macapá), Viva Arapiraca (Arapiraca) among others. The musician has made part of the band of the Brazilian artist Wado. On 2004 Júnior released the album "A Terra É Nossa Casa Flutuante", the debut album of the band "Casa Flutuante" and played at Psicodália Festival, in which Sergio Dias (Os Mutantes) played in the same year. Júnior has made part of "Movimento 70 De Novo", a group idealized by Zé Brasil in which César de Mercês (O Terço) and Gerson Conrad (Secos e Molhados) made part of too. On 2009 he recorded bass in "Karranca", the second album of the band "Ôxe" - produced by Brendan Duffey and released on the 2009's edition of South By Southwest Festival in Austin/TX and on "Virada Cultural", the traditional cultural event that happens every year in São Paulo and in other Brazilian cities and in this same year he founded the duo Divina Supernova with Ana Galganni. The musician has played in the band "Os Skywalkers" as well and on 2011 has produced the third album of Mopho, with release concerts at Teatro Deodoro (Maceió) and at the Virada Cultural of Curitiba (south of Brazil). On Sept./Oct. 2012 he traveled in the first international tour of Divina Supernova in Europe, and in the nest year they traveled there for the second time, in which they made the virtual release of "Pulsares", their first CD. On 2014 they made the first american tour for "Pulsares" divulgation with 6 concerts booked in NY and on 2015 he made 9 concerts more in the Big Apple. This year he went to Japan on September when Divina Supernova made part of Kansai Music Conference (Osaka). They booked concerts in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Yamaguchi for the promotion of "Torus", their second release.


Ana Galganni - Foto: Roberto Fernandes
Ana Galganni - Foto: Roberto Fernandes

Ana Galganni was born in São Paulo and released her first musical work leading the band "Expresso Monofônico" by the label Baratos Afins on 2014. She's a singing instructor and has studied singing at EMESP with the master Silvia Maria. On 2008 she collaborated in the recordings of Lambrego and made part of Choramba quartet, singing standards of Choro and Samba. In the following year she covered the stages around the city with the concert "Ana Regina canta Elis", in which she performed all Elis Regina's main hits. Through all these musical projects Ana took her voice to some great venues in São Paulo like SESCs, Centro Cultural São Paulo, Memorial da América Latina among others. In partnership with Júnior Bocão she produced a tribute to Rogério Duprat in which they had the collaboration of great Brazilian rockers like Cezar de Mercês (O Terço), Gerson Conrad (Secos e Molhados), and the duo Zé Brasil & Silvia Helena. On Jan. 2011 she made part of the 18th edition of Festival de Música Popular Brasileira of Tatuí Conservatory, classifying "Daqui ou de Lá" - a original song in partnership with Osvaldo Biragam - in the top 10 of the festival. She was awarded as Best Singer for the third year consecutive by "Prêmio Espia" (2010/2011/2012) and with Júnior Bocão she won as Best Musical Goup (Divina Supernova - 2010/2011). On 2012 they made the first European tour where they made concerts at Paris and some cities of Switzerland. In the following year they came back to Europe and played at Toulouse as well. At this same year they released "Pulsares", their debut CD. In 2014 they made their first american tour with 7 concerts booked in NYC. She has collaborated at New York Tap City Festival, singing in the piece of the tap dancer Felipe Galganni at Symphony Space. On 2015 she made 9 concerts more in the Big Apple. This year Ana went to Japan on September when Divina Supernova made part of Kansai Music Conference (Osaka). They booked concerts in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Yamaguchi for the promotion of "Torus", their second release.