Russ Slater

Russell Slater is a writer and editor. As well as keeping Sounds and Colours in good health, he writes for a variety of publications, focusing on contemporary Latin American music. You can see more of his writing at


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Essential Chico Cesar Playlist

By 30 September, 2022

With Chico Cesar partway through a European tour (dates in the UK, France, Germany and Spain are still to come) we wanted to shine a light on one of Brazilian music’s little-known gems with a selection of some... Read Article

Under The Influence: Cumbiamuffin

By 30 September, 2022

Cumbiamuffin are no strangers to Australia, where their particular cumbia big band sound is well-known on the live circuit, but now the world is catching up. Their debut album, released simultaneously by ourselves, Peace & Rhythm and Hyperopia... Read Article