Brain Productions Booking

Booker, Label · Brazil


Head of Brain Productions Booking (Global Booking and MGMT Music Agency) and Before Sunrise Records (indie music label), I also write for Music Non Stop, one of Brazil's most important music outlets... Carlo Bruno Montalvão acts as a music manager, artistic producer, international booker, and PR, accumulating experience, with +25 years of work in the music industry. Held music festivals, and tours in Brazil and abroad (United States, Canada, Morocco, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Czech Republic, etc.), produced numerous events, TV Shows, and special projects. He promotes/works in more than +1,5k music concerts/gigs as a music manager, executive and artistic producer, curator, booker, and tour manager, organizing music festivals, music tours, and cultural activities. In 2010, he idealized and founded Brain Productions Booking, a music company that works in music management, international booking, and PR working throughout Brazil, South America, North America, and Europe. That same year, he held his first international tour, bringing the North American artist Jonathan Richman to play in Brazil. Since then he has worked and brought several artists to perform in Brazil, such as Mac DeMarco (CA), Real Estate (USA), Sebadoh (USA), Allah-Las (USA), Tycho (USA), Swervedriver (UK), The Helio Sequence (USA), Shabazz Palaces (USA), Acid Mothers Temple (JP), Fin del Mundo (AR), The Holydrug Couple (CL), Los Siberianos (AR), Paul Higgs (UY), Superchería (AR), Bryson Cone (US), Barry Paquim Roberge (CA), La Bronze (CA), Sturle Dagsland (NO), Les Deuxluxes (CA), etc. Taking part in several festivals and cultural events in Brazil and around the globe. Where we can highlight the participation of its artists in important music festivals and shows such as KEXP (in 2015, 2020, 2023), Primavera Sound (in 2016), Pop Montreal and Latin Grammys (in 2017), SXSW** (in 2017, 2018, 2022, 2023, 2024), Treefort Music Fest (in 2017, 2022, 2023), US music Tour (2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022, 2023, 2024), Tour in Morocco (in 2018), Tour in Europe (in 2016, 2019, 2022, 2023, 2024) and much more. Remotely, transmitted virtually, in 2020 it held the Global Music Fest that brought together unprecedented performances by artists such as: Built To Spill (US), Tempers (US), Post-Modern Connection (CA), El Shirota (MX), Barbi Recanati (AR), Marineros (CL), Elephant Stone (CA), Tres Leches (US), Riel (AR), Skeleton Club (CA), We Bless This Mess (UK), Golden Dawn Arkestra (US), Mr. Deadly One Bad Man (IT), Perrosky (CL), Strange Lot (US), Terror/Cactus (US), and from Brazilians: The Baggios, Atalhos, BIKE, Jonathan Ferr and Ema Stoned. Currently, he develops the career of brilliant artists like Fin del Mundo (AR), The Baggios, BIKE, Ema Stoned, Cidade Dormitório... in addition to the international acts Fin del Mundo (AR), Elephant Stone (CA), Post-Modern Connection (CA), Milieu (NO), TEKE::TEKE (CA), Jonathan Bree (NZ), Las Robertas (CR), Screen Frogs (US) and Mengers (MX). DEVELOPED CAREERS AND ORGANIZED MUSIC TOURS FOR THE FOLLOWING ARTISTS: Vanguart (BR), Jonathan Richman (US), Mac DeMarco (CA), Allah Las (US), Sebadoh (US), Racionais MC’s (BR), Marcelo D2 (BR), Shabazz Palaces (US), Devotos (BR), The Helio Sequence (US), Acid Mothers Temple (JP), Swervedriver (UK), Patricia Polayne (BR), Visitantes (BR), Pública (BR), Lacertae (BR), Sergio Cassiano (BR), La Bronze (CA), Barry Paquin Roberge (CA), Les Deuxluxes (CA), Sulanca (SE), Detetives (BR), Zefirina Bomba (PB), Plástico Lunar (BR), The Holydrug Couple (CL), Reação (BR), Los Porongas (BR), Sonido Satanás (MX), Maria Scombona (BR), Garotas Suecas (BR), Mutandina (AR), DJ Gayance (CA), O Jardim das Horas (BR), Jorge Mautner (BR), Zé Geraldo (BR), Perrosky (CL), Pin Ups (BR), Superchería (AR), Los Alamos (AR), Glue Trip (BR), Paul Higgs (UY), Los Siberianos (AR), Lucía Tacchetti (AR) among many others.
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Alternative rock
Indie rock
Indie pop
Pop rock
Dream pop
They want to receive...
  • Genres
    Alternative rock
    Dream pop
    Garage rock
    Indie pop
    Indie rock
    Latin music
    Post rock
    Psychedelic pop
    Psychedelic rock
  • Moods
  • Attributes
    Early project
    Unsigned artist
    Young talent
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  • Genres
    Asian music
    Experimental jazz
    Experimental rock
    Urban pop
  • Moods
    Good vibes
  • Attributes
    All supports
    Available on Spotify
    On stage experience
    International potential
    Strong social media presence
    Supported artist
    Upcoming project
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    African music
    Brazilian Funk
    Brazilian Sertanejo
    Canzone Italiana
    Caribbean music
    Chill / Lo-fi Hip-Hop
    Christian music
    Classical music
    Cloud Rap / Hip Hop
    Commercial / Mainstream
    Country Americana
    Dancehall / Reggaeton
    Dance music
    Dance pop
    Death / Thrash
    Deep house
    Electronic rock
    Funky / Jackin House
    German song
    Hard Dance / Hardcore / Hardstyle
    Hard rock
    Hard Techno
    Holiday music
    House music
    Instrumental hip-hop
    International rap
    K-pop / J-pop
    Melodic metal
    Metal / Heavy metal
    Neo / Modern Classical
    Nouvelle scene
    Progressive / Melodic House & Techno
    Progressive pop
    Rap in English
    French rap
    Rock & Roll / Classic Rock
    Singer songwriter
    Solo Piano
    Tech House
    Trip hop
    Chanson Française/Variété
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- Talking about the artists I liked on my official social media channels. - Using some of the best tracks in our Playlists. - Introducing the artists (and their songs, albums, singles, etc.) in our musical column INDIEAMÉRICA on Music Non Stop web. - Different Possibilities of partnership including Booking in South America (for Tours and Gigs), Music Promotion in Brazil, Artistic Representation etc - We organize events, Concerts, music tours and Festivals.
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