By Raul Winson, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO – Last Friday, April 16th, saw the opening night of a new venture in Botafogo run by five expatriate DJs looking to leave their mark on the city’s nightlife. The Botafogo Social Club – a homage to legendary Cuban ensemble Buena Vista Social Club – brought a crowd together at an iconic local venue.
The party was conceived as a vinyl-only event, harking back to the almost forgotten but still cherished music format, but the style of music became more central than the means by which it was to be played, paying homage . . .