Santa Marta

REVIEW Systema Solar – La Revancha del Burro

By 25 October, 2013

Systema Solar is one of those Colombian bands that I love because it’s obvious their picó–inspired sounds can power any street party. There’s also the lead singer’s scraggly voice (that’s a compliment) and their absolute homage to AfroColombian... Read Article

FREE DOWNLOAD: Systema Solar “La Rana”

By 21 August, 2013

Yesterday Colombia’s Systema Solar released their new single and it’s an absolute belter. “La Rana” (which you can download below and which also has a video, again see below) is the first taster from Systema Solar’s second album,... Read Article

Tayrona and Taganga, underlying beauty

Tayrona and Taganga, underlying beauty

By 24 April, 2011

We travelled a bit north from Santa Marta to go to Parque Tayrona, probably Colombia’s most visited national park. The landscape is covered with huge rounded rocks that seem carefully placed both on land and sea, with streams... Read Article

La Sabiduria de la Sierra Nevada

La Sabiduria de la Sierra Nevada

By 20 April, 2011

After spending a few days in Bogota to recharge, plan and teach a couple of workshops, we have arrived to Santa Marta. We are staying at our sound engineer’s family vacation home. Their gorgeous apartment by the sea... Read Article