By James Sullivan
Updated February 23, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

Moreno, son of Brazilian superstar Caetano Veloso, got his father’s best features — not just the soft hands, but the heightened sense of mischief, too. Typewriter puts Moreno in the thick of a next-generation Brazilian movement (Vinicius Cantuaria, Bebel Gilberto) that combines deep roots with dazzling new branches. Half of this debut is mentholated bossa nova; half is sexy carnival music for the digital era. All of it is gorgeous. A-