Chile is one of the most isolated countries in Latin America. Besides being so far south, its Andean heights and Pacific coastline encapsulate some very particular cultural idiosyncrasies, which bear little relation to its neighbours. This round-up hopes... Read Article
REVIEW Kinetica – Disco III
After a long hiatus, Kinetica is back with Disco III, an album that shows the constant evolution of a project notable for its perfect blend of vocals and electronic production. That’s mainly because the principal mind behind the project is... Read Article
With the recent release of the fifth year anniversary compilation of Discos Pegaos from Chile, we feel the need to talk with one of the key players at the label. Multifaceted yet still low-key and very approachable, Ariel... Read Article
REVIEW Dementira – Sucedáneo EP
Ariel Altamirano, also known as DJ Dementira, is a busy man. Co-founder of the Discos Pegaos label from Santiago, member of the supporting bands for Fakuta and Gepe, where he also grabs the mic for additional rap vocals,... Read Article
Geographically, the republic of Chile is cursed and blessed by the Andes. Making it isolated from the rest of Latin America, Chileans are used to drawing cultural influences from anywhere they can. Television introduced the first big wave... Read Article
The latest video from Chilean electro-pop chanteuse Fakuta focuses on what a good night out in Santiago is all about. Filmed on an actual night out, the video shows Fakuta and her friends – who are in fact... Read Article
New remix of Can Can‘s “Al Mar” by Peruvian I Am Genko. Can Can, from Ecuador, released “Al Mar” as a single back in July 2010. The original is a sparkling low-key pop tune, the kind of glorious... Read Article
MIXTAPE Newton Rocks! Chile Mixtape
The man they call the “Chilean Girl Talk” here presents a selection of some of the finest grooves and beats to come out of Chile in recent years. If you’re looking to discover what people are dancing to... Read Article
Ever since the “Armar y Desarmar” single we had been anticipating the debut album from Chile’s Fakuta. Well today it was released and made available for free download.
This amazing video is the new single from Kinética‘s debut album, released last year. A hip-hop fuelled affair with monstrous bass and a cold delivery reminiscent of other new Chilean artists such as Fakuta and Caravana, this is... Read Article
It has come to our attention that we have yet to feature Fakuta’s amazing video for “Armar y Desarmar” on Sounds and Colours. This is something that we are correcting right now! Fakuta is a new singer to... Read Article
DJ deMentira’s Último Lugar mixtape is a collection of everything that’s great about Chilean music right now, featuring artists like Gepe, Fakuta and de Janeiros that have found a way of making modern music sound timeless!