Colombia

MIXTAPE DANZ ON 17: El Dragón Criollo

By 02 April, 2021

Coming from the capital of salsa, Cali’s El Dragón Criollo keeps rhythm in his blood, though living now in Geneva. The Pacific-city expat, who splits his time between performing with his groups Contento, La Jungla and Acid Coco,... Read Article

Image from the trailer of the film Virus Tropical

REVIEW Virus Tropical

By 14 July, 2020

Virus Tropical (2018, dir. Santiago Caicedo) is a beautifully-animated coming-of-age film based on Ecuadorian-Colombian artist Power Paola’s 2011 autobiographical graphic novel by the same name. We’ve long been fans of Power Paola’s art at Sounds and Colours (she... Read Article

REVIEW Lido Pimienta – Miss Colombia

By 17 April, 2020

Miss Colombia, Lido Pimienta’s third album is a gloriously introspective album that delves into Pimienta’s complicated relationship to her birth country. Through harmony, rhythm and energetic production, Lido narrates a journey of acceptance, of discovering herself as a site of rich, painful and joyous fusion.

Latinx TV Shows we Loved in 2018

By 27 December, 2018

Years ago in the United States, the only way you’d find Spanish language television programming was on one of two major broadcast networks—Telemundo and Univision. They’d play the (even more dramatic) equivalent of daytime soap operas: telenovelas from... Read Article