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.
As folklore began to take a greater part of the South American landscape in electronic, fresh independent labels surfaced along... Read Article
It’s been a while since we last heard from Colombia’s La BOA, however, they’re back with quite the bang in... Read Article
Dedicated as they are to the production of lovingly packaged obscure musical curios from a bygone day, those diligent people... Read Article
Canalón de Timbiqui released their latest album, De Mar y Río, last month. As with previous albums, it contains a... Read Article
REVIEW Romperayo – Que Jue?
The musical liaisons between the UK and Colombia may not seem obvious at first peek, but curiosity is rewarded by... Read Article
Oye Manita is a glance at post-colonial musical resistance courtesy of Colombia’s legendary singer Totó La Momposina. Her voice is... Read Article
Is it just us or has this past summer been a busy one for Totó La Momposina? Let’s be straight,... Read Article
If you’ve been reading this site for a little while now you might have gathered that there is something of... Read Article
The Pacific and wider music community throughout Colombia has been in mourning this week, following the tragic murder of marimba... Read Article
Earlier in the year, we presented to you La Sonora Mazuren, a crazed new magical carpet of sound emerging from... Read Article
Balancing The Light and Dark: Aterciopelados Discuss New Album and Roles as Latin American Spokespeople
There’s been a ten-year gap between Rio, Aterciopelados’ most political studio album, and their latest release Claroscura. The world has has changed... Read Article