Best Albums of 2017

By 22 December, 2017

If you’ve been following Sounds and Colours since the start you’ll know that we started off by focusing on South American music. The reason for this was simple: we wanted to show that there was an incredible amount... Read Article

NEW VIDEO: Curumín “Selvaje”

By 15 July, 2013

Brazilian vocalist, musician and producer Curumín has released a slick new video for his tune “Selvage” (Wild), the second track on his latest album Arrocha (read our review here). The suitably psychedelic video fits the tune brilliantly, with... Read Article

REVIEW Curumin – Arrocha

By 22 October, 2012

Curumin may not be the first name that comes to mind when you think about Brazilian music, but the thirty-five year old vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/producer hailing from São Paulo and born of Spanish and Japanese parents is fast becoming a... Read Article

New Céu Album + UK Tour

New Céu Album + UK Tour

By 26 March, 2012

Caravana Sereia Bloom, the third and latest album from Brazilian singer Céu will be released in the UK on April 2nd and US on April 3rd, after which Céu will be heading out on a UK tour from... Read Article

New Album from Wado Available for Download

New Album from Wado Available for Download

By 20 October, 2011

Brazilian singer/songwriter Wado released his fourth album earlier this week. Entitled Samba 808, it features collaborations with Marcelo Camelo, Mallu Magalhães, Chico César, Curumin, Zeca Baleiro, Fabio Góes and André Abujamra, the first two of which assist on... Read Article

Rock In Rio (Day Four)

Rock In Rio (Day Four)

By 06 October, 2011

The fourth day of Rock In Rio was the first of the second weekend, and a day that saw Stevie Wonder on the main stage getting the entire audience to sing “The Girl From Ipanema.” As per previous... Read Article

REVIEW Amabis – Memórias Luso/Africanas

By 28 September, 2011

Amabis‘ Memórias Luso/Africanas comes across like a Brazilian Portishead, featuring three of Brazil’s most distinguished vocalists in the shape of Céu, Criolo and Tulipa, atop dense instrumental backing.