Bolivia

Feeding Our Hunger With Gepe

By 20 July, 2015

I’m the first to admit that working for Sounds and Colours is an opportunity for me to get an education in Latin American pop music. As the daughter of a father who lived and breathed tropical salsa and... Read Article

Carmen Rosa: The Fearless Cholita Wrestler

By 07 July, 2015

The indigenous Aymara people have been discriminated against since colonial times and make up the second largest ethnic group In Bolivia. The Aymara’s knowledge of the land, ability to adapt to modernisation, and extensive trading networks have ensured... Read Article

REVIEW Various Artists – Luzmila Carpio Meets ZZK

By 02 July, 2015

Luzmila Carpio is a legendary indigenous Bolivian singer, famous for digging deep into Andean folklore in search of musical inspiration and as a way of resisting the tide of modernization that has come with ‘five centuries of colonization’.... Read Article

‘Luzmila Carpio Meets ZZK’ Released

By 04 March, 2015

This past week ZZK Records most definitely dropped one of their most interesting releases yet, an EP paying homage to the great Bolivian folk singer Luzmila Carpio. For the release ZZK asked El Remolón, Captain Planet, Chancha Vía... Read Article

Capitol K – Andean Dub

REVIEW Capitol K – Andean Dub

By 25 July, 2012

There is one constant along Capitol K’s musical career: his sound is anything but predictable. Experimenting with different production methods, and a myriad of genres within electronic dance music, London born producer Kristian Craig Robinson manages to incorporate... Read Article