REVIEW Dementira – Sucedáneo EP

By 02 February, 2016

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

Best Albums of 2015

By 16 December, 2015

The criteria for our annual year-end list is simple: these are collectively our favourite South American albums of the year, which is to say that they are albums that either hail from South America or feature South American... Read Article

REVIEW Gepe – Estilo Libre

By 01 October, 2015

When I first listened to Gepe on Gepinto (2005), it felt very much like an addition to a folk ambient movement that was going on in Santiago at the time (arguably still present), probably most exemplified by the... Read Article

Feeding Our Hunger With Gepe

By 20 July, 2015

I’m the first to admit that working for Sounds and Colours is an opportunity for me to get an education in Latin American pop music. As the daughter of a father who lived and breathed tropical salsa and... Read Article

VIDEO: Gepe “Bacán Tu Casa”

By 14 February, 2014

Reuniting with Luciano Rubio, who also directed Gepe’s videos “Un Día Ayer”, “Samoriseva” and “Por La Ventana”, Chilean singer/songwriter Gepe this week unveilved his new video for “Bacán Tu Casa”, the fourth single to be taken from his... Read Article

New Gepe Video Upsets Anonymous Youtube Critics

By 13 June, 2013

If you’re anything like me (which hopefully you’re not), you’ll find that there’s very little ‘fun’ about funfairs. Headache-inducing neon, screaming teenagers, and getting flung through the air while strapped into suspiciously rickety-looking machinery is not my first... Read Article