Wicked Aura Batucada
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Wicked Aura Batucada

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"The Samba Aura"


- The Sunday Times (2003)

"World of Sound"

http://www.wickedaura.com/Images/Press%20Cuttings/SouthChinaPost%203%20Aug%202004.jpg - South China Post

"BBC Picks S'pore Band Out of Crowd"

- The New Paper (2007)

"Wicked Rhythms"

- Streats (2004)

"The Sambistas"

- FHM Singapore (2006)

"Bring in da Noise"

http://www.wickedaura.com/Images/Press%20Cuttings/The%20Straits%20Times%20Life%2026Sep2008.jpg - The Straits Times (2008)

"Drumming Up Support for Their Art"

http://www.wickedaura.com/Images/Press%20Cuttings/TODAY%2018%20Sep%202008.jpg - TODAY (2008)

"Wicked Aura Batucada - Louder Than Light Album Review"

http://www.wickedaura.com/Images/Press%20Cuttings/Lime%20Magazine%20Sep%202008.jpg - LIVE! Magazine (2008)

"Good Shit! / A Big Bang"

http://www.wickedaura.com/Images/Press%20Cuttings/Lime%20Magazine%20Oct2008.jpg - LIME Magazine (2008)`

"Wicked Grooves, Wild Reception"

http://www.wickedaura.com/Images/Press%20Cuttings/NEW%20PAPER%207%20July%202005.jpg - The New Paper (2005)


- OK GO (EP) - released in 2006
- A Fever Runs Through - released in 2008
- Louder Than Light - released in 2008



Australia, UK, Spain, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, South Korea, China, Thailand, have all thrilled to the vibrant rhythms of Wicked Aura Batucada. They’ve stayed on their feet and called for more. Feel the power of Singapore’s best-loved percussion band who excites audiences worldwide with their wicked and infectious drumbeats.

The 12-strong percussion team works crowds into partied frenzy. The Wicked Aura Batucada percussion armory, contains a variety of traditional, borrowed, improvised and contemporary instruments. Drums in all shapes and sizes from diverse cultures: the African djembes, Brazilian surdos, and the Indian dhol not forgetting the local ethnic flavor backed by the traditional Asian drums such as kompang, rebana, and many others.

Masters of innovative rhythms, Wicked Aura Batucada is the only Asian band to figure in the Top 20 of the BBC’s 2007 search for ‘The Next Big Thing’ – the broadcaster's global search for the music of the future.

With their debut album launched in 2008, the band will set international stages on fire with their high-energy drumming and performance.