South America

Image from the trailer of the film Virus Tropical

REVIEW Virus Tropical

By 14 July, 2020

Virus Tropical (2018, dir. Santiago Caicedo) is a beautifully-animated coming-of-age film based on Ecuadorian-Colombian artist Power Paola’s 2011 autobiographical graphic novel by the same name. We’ve long been fans of Power Paola’s art at Sounds and Colours (she... Read Article

REVIEW Sante Les Amis – Sudamericana

By 02 February, 2013

During the last five years, Uruguayan dance punk darlings Sante Les Amis released two promising EP’s, Sante Les Amis and Morning Shine, garnering critical acclaim in their homeland and even becoming remixers for Juan Campodónico’s latest project, Campo.... Read Article

Vincent Moon Has A Vision

By 09 March, 2012

We’ve made no secret of our admiration for the work of Vincent Moon, a director who in the past couple of years has extensively documented music in Brazil, Colombia, Chile and Argentina for his Petites Planetes and Take... Read Article

The Owl Sings on New EP from El Buho

The Owl Sings on New EP from El Buho

By 09 March, 2012

El Buho is a Glaswegian living in Amsterdam with a particular obsession with Latin American folk music. Crucially, this manifests itself on his new EP El Tecolote Canta in the best possible way, uniting those folk melodies with... Read Article

¡Viva Sudamerica! New Sounds of South America

MIXTAPE ¡Viva Sudamerica! New Sounds of South America

By 05 August, 2011

New mixtape celebrating some of the exciting new sounds coming out of South America. Features Chile’s electro-innovators El Sueño De La Casa Propia, Argentina’s quality indie-popsters Valentin y los Volcanes, great new voices from Brazil in the shape... Read Article