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10 May, 2019It’s not every day that a Frenchman finds himself plying away with West African guitar styles at the heart of... Read Article 08 May, 2019The Pacific region of Colombia is a unique and complicated place. Its population is predominantly Afro-Colombian, in some parts as... Read Article 02 May, 2019The remote village of San Basilio de Palenque in Colombia’s Caribbean region has become internationally known in recent years, and... Read Article 02 May, 2019Canalón de Timbiqui released their latest album, De Mar y Río, last month. As with previous albums, it contains a... Read Article 01 May, 2019Following on from the critically-acclaimed Embrace of the Serpent, Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego once again delve into the oral... Read Article 16 April, 2019Alejandra Charry is a singer born in Cali, Colombia’s vibrant, third-most populous city. Unsurprisingly perhaps, she cites national musical treasure... Read Article 04 April, 2019The tenth edition of Bogotá’s Festival Estéreo Picnic will kick off on April 5th, and it comes with a stacked... Read Article 03 April, 2019To say that Colombia has a complicated relationship with its musical history is something of an understatement. On a recent... Read Article 01 April, 2019After almost five years hidden in the shadows, Pedro Ojeda and Eblis Álvarez‘s bizarre hybrid of tropical grindcore and black... Read Article 01 April, 2019The seventh edition of the Colombian Film Festival of New York kicked off on the 27th of March with the... Read Article 29 March, 2019Another Carnaval of Barranquilla has come and gone, but a new song by Colombia’s Bomba Estereo and Systema Solar keeps... Read Article 28 March, 2019We’re parched after watching the mystical new video by New York City/Colombia’s Combo Chimbita, but with their tour kicking off... Read Article 27 March, 2019We were cobbling together this edition of “On Our Radar” when it dawned on us: Each artist hails from Colombia,... Read Article 26 March, 2019The musical liaisons between the UK and Colombia may not seem obvious at first peek, but curiosity is rewarded by... Read Article 14 March, 2019Bogotá’s Festival Estéreo Picnic has become one of the top players on the festival circuit when it comes to putting... Read Article 12 March, 2019While I was investigating vinyl culture in Barranquilla, a friend of mine told me that a costeño was now living in... Read Article 06 March, 2019Oye Manita is a glance at post-colonial musical resistance courtesy of Colombia’s legendary singer Totó La Momposina. Her voice is... Read Article 28 February, 2019For two musicians well-accustomed to fronting a psychotropic outpouring of vigour, one would be hard pushed to meet a pair... Read Article 25 February, 2019“Why wouldn’t Toño Garcia deserve a tribute, we are actually late to do so”, points out Los Gaiteros de San... Read Article 19 February, 2019Siempre Bruja (Always a Witch), Netflix’s much anticipated original series based in Cartagena, Colombia, premiered earlier this month. It tells... Read Article 05 February, 2019New year, new music, and the three on our radar this time around all hail from the New York City... Read Article 02 January, 2019Few know better the freshest tunes coming out of Latin America than Cal Jader – one of the busiest tropical... Read Article 02 January, 2019Given that there are but a handful of records in existence from Colombian champeta icon Abelardo Carbonó, as we mark his... Read Article 21 December, 2018Time for our round-up of the best albums of the year and, as ever, the criteria remains the same. These... Read Article