Let’s face it: as far as pop culture is concerned, Colombia has been on a roll. Its national football team (salsa choke, anyone?) had an exciting run in the 2014 World Cup, Barranquillera beauties Sofia Vergara and Shakira continue to get entertainment... Read Article
In just a few short days it will be “Noche de Tambo” in Barranquilla, Colombia — the unofficial kickoff to the big Carnival weekend in the port city. This night of nonstop cumbia, which takes place on Friday,... Read Article
It’s not often that Sounds and Colours covers artists on the mainstream side, but a news about a couple of pop and Latin urbano/tropi-popstars headed to Colombia had to be shared. First up, our friends from El Freaky... Read Article
It’s no secret I’m a big fan of a lil group I first saw in 2011—Los Rakas, Panamanian cousins based in Oakland, Calif., who masterfully blend hip-hop, dancehall and reggaeton into some ass-shaking anthems. Using DIY street hustle and... Read Article
The 14th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference rolled into to New York City on July 9 through the 13th, bringing with it brutal humidity and heat, and loads of good music in a variety of subgenres.
“La Pongo (Put it Down)” is the first track from El Freaky, an audiovisual collective from Bogotá, Colombia. In recent years the collective have created a name for themselves as the home of “tropical bass” in Bogotá. They... Read Article