REVIEW Daniel Villareal – Panamá 77

By 20 May, 2022

Forever famous for its canal and straw hats, Panama could be creating some kind of drumming legacy: Billy Cobham, of course, and now Daniel Villareal, a celebrated sticks-man on the Chicago jazz and Latin scenes who was born... Read Article

A still from the film 'Cancion Sin Nombre' (Song Without a Name)

Oscars 2021: Latin America’s Contenders

By 09 December, 2020

This article was originally published by Sounds and Colours’s partner, Latin America Bureau. You can read the original here. It has been a difficult year for film, especially cinema releases but, as the old entertainment saying goes, ‘the show must... Read Article

New music: ‘Accidente’ by Making Movies

By 18 November, 2019

Indie immigrant rockers Making Movies drop a new Spanish-language single as they’re in Mexico City, set to open for one of their mentors, Panamanian great Rubén Blades, at the famed teatro Auditorio Nacional. “Accidente,” says lead singer-songwriter, Enrique... Read Article

Ten Of The Best From… Rubén Blades

By 12 July, 2018

It is no exaggeration to say that Panamanian singer/songwriter, actor, lawyer, and politician Rubén Blades is one of the most important figures in Spanish-language music in general and certainly in the transnational Latin dance music known as salsa,... Read Article