Here at Sounds and Colours, we’ve always given credit to Chile’s Chico Trujillo for bringing cumbia (fused with ska and punk rock) to the masses. Now, a New York City a band is bringing a very similar brand... Read Article
‘The Happiest Show in the World’: Argentina’s Los Caligaris To Hit North America to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
The story behind Córdoba, Argentina’s own Los Caligaris is one of rampant celebration and laughter. Founded 20 years ago, the band exhibits a brand of brass-filled ska that’s well rooted in Argentinian murga, a traditional carnivalesque culture which was effectively redefined and... Read Article
Oakland, California’s Bang Data, led by Deuce Eclipse on vocals and producer/instrumentalist Juan Manuel Caipo, have a new lyric video for a song that is a cosmic mix of reggae and rock. “Galáctica,” the lead single for their forthcoming album,... Read Article
Any band that opens for Bomba Estéreo piques my interest, and that’s exactly why I went digging into more about Numasbala. The Berklee College of Music alums opened for Bomba in New York this past April.