Colombian-based singer and songwriter Sol Okarina was born in Guayana, Venezuela, where the Orinoco and Caroni rivers converge - a spectacular setting that left an indelible mark on her music and lyrics. She also continues to play her childhood instrument, the Venezuelan cuatro, a diminutive member of the guitar family.
Sol Okarina blends those deep-rooted elements into her engaging modern mix of indie rock, cumbia, Caribbean and South American sounds and African-influenced champeta on her impressive debut album Sumergible - and with her band. -Rob W / WFMU, 2011
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