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Lido Pimienta Releases New Lyric Video

Published 4 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Lido Pimienta combines cumbia and tropical sounds to tell the story of an unreciprocated love with her new single “Te Queria.”

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Empress Of Releases New Single

Published 4 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Empress Of is back with another single “Love Is A Drug” only a few weeks after releasing “Give Me Another Chance” from her upcoming album I’m Your Empress Of. The brand new single opens with electric dance-pop notes that anyone who has been a fan for a while knows it’s a signature sound of the electro-pop singer.

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Album Review: J Balvin's Colores!

Published 4 days ago by Daniela Garnica

It’s finally out! If you’ve been tuned into the LatinAlt 88.5fm any time between 2-5 pm weekdays, you might know that I have been highly anticipating J Balvin’s new album Colores for a while now.

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The Maria's share new Song, Video and Vinyl for pre-order!

Published 4 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Quarantine Day ?. I lost track. But The Marías just released new music! “Jupiter” is the name of the new track and along with it came a new video.

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La Bamba Covered by QUITAPENAS

Published 9 days ago by Byron Gonzalez and Counter Culture Records

That's right, Q-I-T-A-P-E-N-A-S, all capital letters, have gone and covered Ritchie Valen's "La Bamba." It's out now on Counter Culture Records! Are you grooving along to it in your head...

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Jasper Bones at The Roxy: Valentine's Day

Published 23 days ago by Daniela Garnica and Photos taken by: Krystine Curtis

We had the honor of sitting down with artist Jasper Bones before his sold-out show at The Roxy. It had been almost an entire year since he had played at the same venue where this time around, the time slot and buildup of the show made it feel extra special. We started by gaining the inside scoop of his pre-show ritual which includes lots of vocal warm-ups and some alone time.

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El Mato A Un Policia Motorizado's Album: El Tesoro

Published 3 years ago

This album is a fantastic listen for El Mato A Un Policia Motorizado fans and anyone who likes Spanish Rock.

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Alex Cuba "Look What You Started" Review

Published 3 years ago

This song is a sneak peek into his new album "Lo Unico Constante." The sweet melody of the guitar gives you a reason to smile and makes you want to dance.

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Helado Negro and Nancy Sanchez At The Regent

Published 3 years ago by Blake Tamayo

Performing this week are Helado Negro and Nancy Sanchez on Thursday, August 17th at The Regent Theater.

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Manu Chao

Published 3 years ago by Blake Tamayo

Manu Chao, after 10 years - yes 10! - has released brand new music! As of January 2017, via Manuchao.net fans are able to listen and download his three new...

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A Holiday Skandal

Published 5 years ago by Blake Tamayo

Working through December inside a busy mall made holiday shopping a beast I had to tooth-and-claw with instead of a list I had to check.

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Ska-Punk Chop to the Ear!!!

Published 5 years ago by Blake Tamayo

One of the most pure forms of the Ska-Punk (or Punk-Ska) sound you’ll ever hear, comes from the Tijuana natives Los Kung-Fu Monkeys, who with their multi-cultural background have carried...

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Mi Vida Loca Y La Banda Sigue

Published 5 years ago by Blake Tamayo

A song that everybody should listen to: La Guitarra by Los Autenticos Decadentes.

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La Santa Cecilia

Published 6 years ago by Blake Tamayo

It’s not everyday you get to talk to people who are risking it all by speaking out.

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An Interview with Roncovacoco

Published 6 years ago by Blake Tamayo

Long Beach and Orange County, California, have given us some of the greatest US ska/reggae of recent times, and with bands such Sublime and No Doubt, you could say that...

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Latin Ska From Mexico City:Panteón Rococó

Published 6 years ago by Blake Tamayo

If you ever got in an argument about which is the biggest Latin Ska band from Mexico, you have higher chances of winning if you say it’s Panteón Rococó.

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Reggae Royalty: Gondwana

Published 6 years ago by Blake Tamayo

In the lobby of a Hollywood hotel I await for the artist to have his breakfast and brush his teeth before we start the interview.

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