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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 21 December, 2018As well as the new sounds of Latin America, 2018 has also been a fine year for the reissuing of... Read Article 21 December, 2018“Saints are being painted, I want to paint too, A black saint was finally painted and we are going to... Read Article 19 December, 2018As we head towards the end of the year, you can expect our ‘Best of 2018’ list is on its... Read Article 14 December, 2018Lucas Silva is a workaholic. If he’s not recording music, he’s shooting a music video or a documentary or writing... Read Article 13 December, 2018In 2012, at the Petronio Álvarez festival in Cali, a group of some of the finest musicians and singers from... Read Article 05 December, 2018With December officially upon us and the escalating festive madness well and truly in its stride, most can relate to... Read Article 30 November, 2018“We’re going to do it”. That’s the message of the new video from Pernett and Quantic. “Vamos A Hacer” is a... Read Article 27 November, 2018New York City’s Combo Chimbita have a new single out on ANTI-, which just signed the tropical futurists to their... Read Article 20 November, 2018After something of mini-hiatus in the build-up to this year, 2018 has been quite something for Colombian trailblazers Frente Cumbiero.... Read Article 14 November, 2018Sidney Reyes Reyes aka ‘the Musical Library’, is the very first person you need to contact if you plan to... Read Article 14 November, 2018Ask anyone who knows a thing or two about making music in Colombia and Eric Banta is a name you... Read Article 07 November, 2018Now in their 5th edition, Doc’n Roll Festival screens compelling music documentary films of all genres to audiences across the... Read Article 24 October, 2018Is it just us or has this past summer been a busy one for Totó La Momposina? Let’s be straight,... Read Article 18 October, 2018To be honest the idea of Colombia’s tourism gathering together a selection of musicians to promote the country’s diverse regions... Read Article