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That New Album Smell: Enjambre - ‘Próximos Prójimos’

Published 10 hours ago by Byron Gonzalez

Enjambre provides the new generation words of wisdom with their new album, Próximos Prójimos.

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That New Album Smell: La Dame Blanche - ‘Ella’

Published 2 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

La Dame Banche puts women first in her newest album, Ella via Nacional Records.

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New Music: Twangero - Cumbia Del Oeste

Published 3 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

The Spanish guitar maestro releases the follow up to the cumbia del Este, he changes direction to bring us his “Cumbia Del Oeste,” via Cosmica Records.

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The Playing for Change Movement Covers 'Hasta La Raiz'

Published 3 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Hasta la Raíz | Song Across Latin America | Intl Committee of the Red Cross + Playing For Change

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New Music: Carla Morrison - 'Ansiedad'

Published 5 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Morrison brings mental health into the forefront of her new song, "Ansiedad."

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Rudy De Anda - 'Espume'

Published 5 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Rudy de Anda - Espume

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In Case You Missed It - Justo Lynch's Somber Single ‘Casa Con Piernas’

Published 5 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Argentina's indie folkster, Justo Lynch releases 'Casa Con PIernas' with a music video.

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In Case You Missed It: Tomasito’s Latest Single ‘La Makinita’

Published 6 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

A tropical, flamenco blend from Spain's Tomasito with "La Makinita."

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New Video: Viva Mescal - Barrio Science

Published 7 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Viva Mescal - Barrio Science

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New Video: Alaina Castillo - 'Tonight'

Published 7 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Alaina Castillo roller skates to her heart's desire in her newest video for, "Tonight."

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New Music: Georgel - ‘Demasiado Bueno’

Published 7 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

'Demasiado Bueno' is a summer jam with R&B grooves. It's the latest release from Mexico's Georgel.

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In case You Missed It: Rey Pila’s Latest Video - Dark Paradise

Published 7 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Rey Pila - Dark Paradise from Velox Veritas via Arts and Craft Mexico

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New Music: La Onda - 'Life Is Dope feat. Rudy Cisneros'

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

La Onda and Rudy Cisneros want you to remember just how dope life is with their newest single.

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Entrevista con Puerto Rico’s Nueva Cara De Trap, Enyel C.

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

El nuevo artista de Trap en Puerto Rico es Enyel C. Tuvimos la gran oportunidad de entrevistar a Enyel C sobre sus primeras influencias, su nueva canción y su próximo EP.

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Entrevista con Gianluca: Siguiendo La Energia

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Hablamos con el nuevo monstro del Trap en Chile, Gianluca  sobre su nuevo mixtape y sus influencias anteriores.

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In-case You Missed It - Alaina Castillo - 'Tonight'

Published 22 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Alaina Castillo brings us her summer hit of 2020 with "Tonight."

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Nuevo Video: Buscabulla - 'Mio'

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Buscabulla directed their newest music video for "Mio." The video was filmed in Puerto Rico to highlight the land's beauty and juxtapose it to the tourist gaze.

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Nueva Música: Le Dame Blanche - ‘La Mentalista’

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

The illustrious, talented La Dame Blanche releases her trapalicious new single, "La Mentalista." It will be included in her upcoming album Ella out Sept. 25 via Nacional Records.

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Nueva Musica: Di Wav - ‘Mente Criminal’

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Dark-wave, Indie-pop singer, Di Wav releases her newest single and music video. Check it out. 

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EP Goodness - Tita - 'Todo Es Mental’

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Rising Guatemalan Indie-pop artist Tita, releases her debut EP, Todo Es Mental via Cosmica Records ya'll!

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Nueva Música: Gepe, Vicentico - 'Confia'

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Chilean singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gepe has released his single “Confia” in collaboration with Vicentico - vocalist for Los Fabulosos Cadillacs.

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New Music: Vicious Rooster - 'The Moon Is Dancing'

Published 22 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Argentinian rocker, Juan Abella releases his newest single, “The Moon Is Dancing,” under his singer-songwriter alias, Vicious Rooster.

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Tik-Tokers Recreate 80's Looks To Luis Miguel's 'Ahora Te Puedes Marchar'

Published 47 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Whether you heard iconic Mexican singer, Luis Miguel's quintessential song, "Ahora Te Puedes Marchar" through the loudspeakers of your parent’s stereo system growing up or you currently still hear this...

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New Video: Jessie Reyes - 'BEFORE LOVE CAME TO KILL US'

Published 47 days ago by Daniela Garnica

Just a month after the release of her animated video for “INVADERS,” Jessie Reyez gifts us with yet another brilliant video for her song “BEFORE LOVE CAME TO KILL US.”

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Nueva Música: Los Rolling Ruanas - 'Sin Darnos Cuenta'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Scientists of rock and roll and adoptees of Colombian rural music, the carranga, Los Rolling Ruanas present their new song, “Sin Darnos Cuenta.” Their new song is a humanitarian awareness...

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Nueva Música: Ximena Sariñana - 'Nostalgia'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Ximena Sariñana reveals her new single, "Nostalgia," via Warner Music Group Mexico. This is a song Sariñana co-wrote with a group of women while at a song camp in Colombia.

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Nueva Música: Erick Rincon Lucky Bossi - 'La Bamba'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Erick Rincon, the co-founder of tribalista EDM group 3BallMTY, is going solo and releases his first single, a cover of “La Bamba.” Rincon joins forces with artist Lucky Bossi and...

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Nueva Música: Vanessa Zamora - 'Ayer'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Vanessa Zamora shares her newest single, "Ayer," via Cosmica Records. There's also a music video to go along with the release.

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Nueva Música: Diamante Eléctrico - 'Cuando Quieras Llegar'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Desde Bogotá Colombia, after nearly a year of silence on all their social media platforms, Diamante Eléctrico están listos para compartir nueva música con todo el público.

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New Video: Flor De Toloache - 'Our Love'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

The illustrious, wonder women of the Mariachi scene, Flor De Toloache, unveil their new music video for “Our Love,” from their Grammy-nominated album, Indestructible.

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Nueva Musica : Joe Crepúsculo - 'Serenata'

Published 50 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Indie-electronic artist, Joe Crepúsculo reveals his newest single, "Serenata." The wong will appear on his upcoming eighth studio album, Supercrepus II,

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Nueva Música: Armenia Y Margarita Siempre Viva - 'Un Hogar'

Published 50 days ago by Adan Jimenez

Armenia y Margarita Simepre Viva juntan sus sonidos para su nuevo sencillo, "Un Hogar." La cancion es el premier sencillo del proximo album de Armenia.

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That New Album Smell: Kid Abstrakt & Emapea - Jazzy Vibes

Published 51 days ago by Adan Jimenez

Diego Montoya or better known as Kid Abstrakt, has released a new album called, Jazzy Vibes alongside Polish producer, Emapea.

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Incase You Missed It: Live at The Recordium - The Honey Tones

Published 51 days ago by Adan Jimenez

The Honey Tones - Powder Blue - Live at The Recordium

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Nueva Musica: Banda Los Sebastianes - Cuando Seas Grande

Published 56 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

La banda desde Mazatlán, Mexico, Latin Grammy winners, Banda Los Sebastianes releases their cover of Miguel Mateo's Cuando Seas Grande. Along with the release also comes a music video.

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EP Goodness: Katzù Oso - Colour

Published 56 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

Los Angeles, dream-pop, disco revivalist, Katzù Oso releases his highly anticipated EP, Colour via Cosmica Records. For months, Paul Hernandez (A.K.A.

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Nueva Música: Princesa Alba - Ya No Quieres Quererme

Published 56 days ago by Byron Gonzalez

After a wave of three releases over the past couple of months, Chilean trap-pop royalty, Trinidad Riveros or more elegantly, Princesa Alba, splashes her new single, “Ya No Quieres Quererme,”...

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Now Available: Somos Arte: The Creative Movement of El Salvador.

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Independent, Los Angeles based label, Normandie Records, releases their first episode of the Somos Arte Documentary focusing on the creative movement of El Salvador.

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Nueva Música: Lashormigas - Pueblo Nomada

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Madrid, Indie pop band Lashormigas releases their newest single, “Pueblo Nomada,” in anticipation of their upcoming debut album Lo Mas Bien via El Volcan Musica.

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Nueva Música: Bely Basarte - Flores Y Vino

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Hace más de cuatro meses, recibimos el primer sencillo de Bely Basarte llamado "Roma", con un anuncio para su segundo álbum de estudio, El Camino Que No Me Llevo A...

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New Music: The Mañanas - Time Slot

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Duo Brandon Upingco and Danny Pauta, with roots in Spain and Ecuador, make up the brand spanking new indie-rock band, The Mañanas, desde Denver, Colorado.

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New Video: Maria Blues - Que Suene

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

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Live Stream con Dromedarios Magicos

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Hace años, en el festival de música, Viva Pomona, tuve una experiencia inolvidable en primera fila viendo a Dromedarios Mágicos en una sala de no más de 100 personas.

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Memory Leak's Paradox Effects Sessions

Published 2 months ago by Adan Jimenez

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Cumbia Fusion: Minyo Crusader & Frente Cumbiero

Published 2 months ago by Adan Jimenez

What’s up familia? I love cumbia, unfortunately, I don’t know how to dance but since listening to Minyo Cumbiero, I've been compelled to try and learn.

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In Case You Missed It: Prayers - Wild Roses (Fragrance Remix)

Published 2 months ago by Adan Jimenez

If you don’t know, there is a new type of Goth out there and it’s called Cholo Goth; it’s an unlikely pair that defies expectations.

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New Music: Rizha & GIRLI - LIVE THE WEEKEND

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

20-year-old, queer, pop singer, Rizha desde Argentina pero viviendo en Madrid, comparte su nueva cancion, "Live The Weekend feat. GIRLI" via Nacional Records.

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Nuevo Video Clip: Pacha Massive - Veneno feat. Gabriel Pagan

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

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Nueva Música: Santi & From - Santi & from - Charcuteras feat. Muil

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

"Characuteras," via El Volcan Musica, is the new song from two indie-pop en Español artists, Santi and From. Santi is formally from Autoescuela, an indie-pop band from Asturias, Spain.

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Tatiana Hazel 'Duality' Live Visual Performance

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Sad you can't see Tatiana Hazel perform songs from her newest EP, Duality live? Yeah, me too. I think Hazel senses our disappointment, so she decided to perform live, virtually.

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Nueva Musica: Vaya Futuro - El Abuelo

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Before the pandemic hit and we were all ordered to stay inside, Vaya Futuro was hard at work making new music.

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New Music: Lido Pimienta - 'Eso Que Tu Haces' (Austra's Genocracy Remix)

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Canadian producer, Katie Stelmanis, A.K.A. Austra remixes "Eso Que Tu Haces" from Lido Pimienta. The song is off Pimienta's recent, widely celebrated album, Miss Colombia.

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New Music: Gabriel Garzón-Montano - Agüita

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

It's been a few long years since Brooklyn raised, French, Colombiano, Gabriel Garzón-Montano released his 2017, debut album, Jardin.

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That New Album Smell - Monmarte - La Película del Sol

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

El nuevo disco de la banda Mexicana del rock alternativo, Monmarte esta aqui. La Película del Sol is the third and latest album from the band's repertoire.

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New Ska: Travelers All-Stars - Space Invaders

Published 2 months ago by Adan Jimenez

Latin reggae/ska has been a special interest of mine. In recent years, a wave of musicians has emerged preserving the vintage sound while adding their own modern flair.

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New Music: Ter Nura - Just Chill

Published 3 months ago by Adan Jimenez

What’s up, everyone!? A.ten here sharing a band I've recently discovered. Ter Nura is a four-piece post-punk/shoegaze/dream pop band out of Torrance, California.

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Las Nubes Live Sesión Paradox

Published 3 months ago by Adan Jimenez

Las Nubes share their in-studio session with Paradox

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In Case You Missed It: Jessie Reyes - Intruders (Animated Music Video)

Published 3 months ago by Daniela Garnica

Jessie Reyes released an animated music video touching on themes of love and colonization.

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Nuevo Video: Tita - 'Me Quedo Con Lo Bueno.'

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Tita comparte su nuevo video clip de su reciente single, "Me Quedo Con Lo Buen." El video contiene un fantasma pero no le tengan miedo.

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Nuevo Remix - Tito Ramirez - 'Mambo No 666 (Instituto Mexicano De Sonido)

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Instituto Mexicano De Sonido remezcla Mambo No. 66 de Tito Ramirez!

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Nueva Música Rap: Ambar Luna - Trascender

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Ambar Luna releases her latest single and video, "Trascender."

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En Vivo Desde Casa: W. Corona

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

W. Corona understands people have this huge urge to see live performances, especially after this long of being stuck inside, so he has recorded a performance of four songs from...

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Video Premiere: Latin Killers - 'Cúrame'

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

San Francisco based, Latin Killers, release their quarantine music video for 'Cúrame' from their debut album,Viajeros Del Tiempo.

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Nuevo Video: Niña Dioz - 'Brillo'

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Here's a speculation review about the new music video for "Brillo," fromNiña Dioz.

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Happy Birthday Junior Mesa! + Two New Songs.

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

A big happy birthday to former Bakersfield resident but new Los Angeles Angel, Junior Mesa. He celebrates with two new songs, "Losing My Grip," & "Creep," via Nice Life Records.

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Nueva Música: Cabiria - 'Si Pudieran Hablar'

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Transportense al sonido de los 80 hoy con la nueva canción, "Si Pudieran Hablar," de Cabiria.

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Nueva Música: Ana Rizo - 'Las Letras'

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Nueva cancion, "Las Letras," de Ana Rizo desde Mexico. 

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New Song & Video: Ghetto Kumbé - Tambó

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Afrofuturistic, Colombian electronic trio, Ghetto Kumbé releases, “Tambó.” This is their last single from their upcoming debut album out July 31 via ZZK Records.

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New Remix: Salt Cathedral - CAVIAR *Isolation Remix*

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

New York Colombianos, Salt Cathedral share their isolation remix of, "CAVIAR," via Ultra Music. Due to COVID-19, Juli and Nico are trying to find new ways to continue to promote...

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Nuevo Video: J Balvin - Negro

Published 3 months ago by Daniela Garnica

The #1 artist on Vevo, J Balvin, strikes again and this time he serves us an animated video for his song “Negro” off his recent album Colores.

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In Case You Missed It: Distrito Especial & Andrea Echeverri - Santa Fe (Music Video)

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

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New Video: Mind Monogram - Kult Chair

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Mind Monogram shares some eerie vibes with their new video for, "Kult-Chair."

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New Video: Katzù Oso- Secuestro Al Corazón (Lyric Video)

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Katzù Oso invites viewers on a fun animated trip with his new video for, "Secuestro Al Corazón."

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Nueva Música y Video: Georgel - Adrenalina feat. Nanpa Básico plus short interview.

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Georgel & Nanpa Básico join forces to bring you a new song and video, "Adrenalina," in celebration of Pride Month.

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Los Retros News Bundle!

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Los Retros announce live virtual show at the Lodgeroom and releases video for "Sweet Honey." Via Stone Throw Records.

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Nuevo Video: Macmorfi - Inventaste El Fuego

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Macmorfi releases a new music video with 8-bit video game vibes.

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EP Goodness: W. Corona: Nueva Ruta

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

It's not often I take the time to listen to some rap, at least not at EP length but Mexicano W. Corona caught my ears.

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Nuevo Video: La Skandalosa Tripulación Covers Guitarras Blancas de Los Enanitos Verdes

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

This ska bands give Los Enanitos Verdes a ska rework.

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That New Album Smell: Julia De Castro - La Historiadora

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Julia De Castro, an art history buff, releases her debut solo album, La Historiadora.

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That New Album Smell: Tatiana Hazel - Duality

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

With this release, she wishes to support the LGBTQ+ community by recommending her fans to donate to Black African-American trans-women causes.

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Nuevo Video: Ricky Martin, Carla Morrison - Recuerdo

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Straight out of Ricky Martin's latest album, Pausa comes this artful lyric video for the Carla Morrison collab, "Recuerdo."

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Nueva Música y Video: Belén Aguilera - Republicanas

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

A song for those Electro-pop fans wanting a summer tune.

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Nueva Música y Video: From - Último Verano

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Desde España, un artista who simply goes by, From shares his new song and video, "Último Verano."

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That New Album Smell: Estereomance - Self-titled

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

From El Paso, Texas - Estereomance releases their debut self-titled album via Cosmica Records.

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Nueva Música y Video: Brisa Fenoy - Apátrida

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Desde Algeciras, Spain, Brisa Fenoy, brings her latest song and video, "Apátrida." This translate to, "Stateless."

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Nueva Música: Niña Dioz - Brillo

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Niña Dioz is no stranger to pushing boundaries. "Brillo" is a testament to that.

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New Music: Mind Monogram - Kult Chair

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

"Kult-chair," is the latest release from Los Angeles based, four-piece, Mind Monogram via Cosmica Records.

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Nueva Video: Enrique Bunbury - Como Un Millón De Dólares

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Spanish rock, phenomenon, Enrique Bunbury shares his new music video for, "Como Un Millón De Dólares." 

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Nueva Música con Lyric Video: Ginebras - Paco Y Carmela

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

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New Music y Video: St. Panther - These Days

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

"These Days," is St. Panther's newest release via Nice life Recordings & How So Records.

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Nueva Música and Video: Loyal Lobos - Si Te Portas Mal (Be Bad)

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Loyal Lobos releases her newest single, "Si Te Portas Mal, (Be Bad)" alongside a new music video.

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EP Goodness: Quillo - Armas Secretas Para Canciones Tranquilas

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Quillén Muñiz, the person behind Quillo recorded (during the first two months of quarantine) and self-released a three-song self-titled EP earlier this month. 

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Nuevo Video: Dromedarios Mágicos - De Mí feat. Ed Maverick

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Dromedarios Mágicos - el chico de chihuahua, Mexico - is out with his latest music video alongside his buddy, Ed Maverick. 

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Nueva Musica and video: Timothy Brownie - Mi Gente

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Timothy Brownie, desde Mexico City, comparten un brand new song and music video for Mi Gente. And trust me when I tell you, you want to hear this song on repeat.

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Nueva Mūsica: Tita - Me Quedo Con Lo Bueno

Published 3 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Guatemalan, Indie-pop artist, Tita (Mariana Moreno) is releasing her newest single, Me Quedo Con Lo Bueno June 26th via Cosmica Records. 

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Nanpa Basico Releases “Porque Quise” & Shares Insight Into His Life As A Colombian Rapper & Poet

Published 5 months ago by Ivan Salinas

As a rapper of the barrios of Colombia, Nanpa has been present in the music scene for fifteen years and has had to stay resilient in order to stand out. His music adopts a style much more in tune with the classic American hip-hop of the ’90s and early 2000s. But as a wordsmith and an MC, Nanpa finds the poetry of daily Millenial life through his lyricism and rhyme schemes.

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New Song: Helado Negro - I Fell In Love Feat. Xenia Rubinos

Published 5 months ago by Daniela Garnica

If you’re a sucker for good love songs with amazing, heartfelt instrumentals and impactful lyrics that make you want to hold onto your chest because they just hit a little too close to home, then you need to check out Helado Negro’s new single titled “I Fell In Love” featuring the talented Xenia Rubinos. 

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J Balvin's Newest Videos: Gris y Verde

Published 5 months ago by Daniela Garnica

As the month of April draws to a close and J Balvin releases the last few music videos for his songs “Gris” and “Verde” off his latest album Colores, I thought it’d be fun to talk about them.

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Album Review: Ambar Lucid's Garden Lucid

Published 5 months ago by Daniela Garnica

Mexican-Dominican artist, Ambar Lucid, has released a new album, Garden of Lucid. Her sophomore album is a brilliant piece, full of incredible vocals and bilingual lyrics. 

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Los Angeles Hardcore Band, Rotting Out set to release more audio adrenaline.

Published 6 months ago by Adan Jimenez

I hope this blog post finds you well in these weird times, but don’t let that distract you from the fact that hardcore band Rotting Out is releasing a new...

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Lido Pimienta Releases New Lyric Video

Published 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 7 months 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 4 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 6 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 6 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 6 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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