The SoCal Sound + Latin Alt HD3 got invited to attend the Latin Alternative Music Conference in New York City to capture performances and interview many musicians. Here are the results of all of the hard work we did during our visit of the LAMC 2023! View interviews and sessions with Conexión Divina, Cheo, Sofia Campos, Kathy Palma, Adrie, Mariangela, KC Porter, Karina Daza, Mario Puglia, Lafolie Austral and Paula Mattheus. Click below to watch it all!
Rudy De Anda is set to release his latest single, "June Gloom (Smilin')" on Tuesday, April 11, but you are lucky enough to find yourself here on our website with...
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Alex Ferreira shares his new video for "Como Viene Se Va," the first song off his new album, TANDA.
Love is in the air and I have a new song that I think is perfect to dedicate to your boo this Valentine’s Day.
Coming up from our own beautiful city of Los Angeles, Los Aggrios have proven to be protectors of the early reggae sound with their new EP, Aggrio Can’t Die; it...
Cuándo quieras tu, divertirte másY bailar sin fin, yo sé de un lugarQue te llevaré...
Desde la ciudad de las montañas, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México, Cabrito Vudú acaba de lanzar su nueva canción llamada ”Mala Suerte.” La rola tiene un sabor agresivo de surf-rock mezclada...
Hit the ignition, and rev your engine. The Tracks have returned with their fiery single “You People.” Their music returns with a grit, edge, and tenacity eclipsing their acclaimed debut...
The alternative nu-metal band, Deftones have just released a new album titled ‘Ohms.’ Their new album brought back so many emotions and memories from my teenage years.
I came across Xinxin (IG: @xinxin) on Spotify in May of 2019 by randomly perusing artists.
“Worried about your shoes more than your soul, you sold out” sings Jessie Reyez in her brand new single “SUGAR AT NIGHT” from the Target exclusive version of her album...
The Latin alternative rock band from Kansas City, Making Movies, is challenging what falls under the Americana genre. The Americana music genre is mainly defined by the Americana Music Association (AMA).
Is it someone’s birthday? Because Jessie Reyez just gifted us with a brand-spanking’ new music video for her single, “NO ONE’S IN THE ROOM” joins the list of songs off...
Carmen DeLeon makes her official debut with her single “Volverás.”
Enjambre provides the new generation words of wisdom with their new album, Próximos Prójimos.
La Dame Banche puts women first in her newest album, Ella via Nacional Records.
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.
Morrison brings mental health into the forefront of her new song, "Ansiedad."
Argentina's indie folkster, Justo Lynch releases 'Casa Con PIernas' with a music video.
A tropical, flamenco blend from Spain's Tomasito with "La Makinita."
Alaina Castillo roller skates to her heart's desire in her newest video for, "Tonight."
'Demasiado Bueno' is a summer jam with R&B grooves. It's the latest release from Mexico's Georgel.
La Onda and Rudy Cisneros want you to remember just how dope life is with their newest single.
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.
Hablamos con el nuevo monstro del Trap en Chile, Gianluca sobre su nuevo mixtape y sus influencias anteriores.
Alaina Castillo brings us her summer hit of 2020 with "Tonight."
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.
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.
Dark-wave, Indie-pop singer, Di Wav releases her newest single and music video. Check it out.
Rising Guatemalan Indie-pop artist Tita, releases her debut EP, Todo Es Mental via Cosmica Records ya'll!
Chilean singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Gepe has released his single “Confia” in collaboration with Vicentico - vocalist for Los Fabulosos Cadillacs.
Argentinian rocker, Juan Abella releases his newest single, “The Moon Is Dancing,” under his singer-songwriter alias, Vicious Rooster.
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...
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.”
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...
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.
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...
Vanessa Zamora shares her newest single, "Ayer," via Cosmica Records. There's also a music video to go along with the release.
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.
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.
Indie-electronic artist, Joe Crepúsculo reveals his newest single, "Serenata." The wong will appear on his upcoming eighth studio album, Supercrepus II,
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.
Diego Montoya or better known as Kid Abstrakt, has released a new album called, Jazzy Vibes alongside Polish producer, Emapea.
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.
Los Angeles, dream-pop, disco revivalist, Katzù Oso releases his highly anticipated EP, Colour via Cosmica Records. For months, Paul Hernandez (A.K.A.
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,”...
Independent, Los Angeles based label, Normandie Records, releases their first episode of the Somos Arte Documentary focusing on the creative movement of El Salvador.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
Before the pandemic hit and we were all ordered to stay inside, Vaya Futuro was hard at work making new music.
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.
It's been a few long years since Brooklyn raised, French, Colombiano, Gabriel Garzón-Montano released his 2017, debut album, Jardin.
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.
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.
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.
Las Nubes share their in-studio session with Paradox
Jessie Reyes released an animated music video touching on themes of love and colonization.
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.
Instituto Mexicano De Sonido remezcla Mambo No. 66 de Tito Ramirez!
Ambar Luna releases her latest single and video, "Trascender."
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...
San Francisco based, Latin Killers, release their quarantine music video for 'Cúrame' from their debut album,Viajeros Del Tiempo.
Here's a speculation review about the new music video for "Brillo," fromNiña Dioz.
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.
Transportense al sonido de los 80 hoy con la nueva canción, "Si Pudieran Hablar," de Cabiria.
Nueva cancion, "Las Letras," de Ana Rizo desde Mexico.
Afrofuturistic, Colombian electronic trio, Ghetto Kumbé releases, “Tambó.” This is their last single from their upcoming debut album out July 31 via ZZK Records.
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...
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.
Mind Monogram shares some eerie vibes with their new video for, "Kult-Chair."
Katzù Oso invites viewers on a fun animated trip with his new video for, "Secuestro Al Corazón."
Georgel & Nanpa Básico join forces to bring you a new song and video, "Adrenalina," in celebration of Pride Month.
Los Retros announce live virtual show at the Lodgeroom and releases video for "Sweet Honey." Via Stone Throw Records.
Macmorfi releases a new music video with 8-bit video game vibes.
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.
This ska bands give Los Enanitos Verdes a ska rework.
Julia De Castro, an art history buff, releases her debut solo album, La Historiadora.
With this release, she wishes to support the LGBTQ+ community by recommending her fans to donate to Black African-American trans-women causes.
Straight out of Ricky Martin's latest album, Pausa comes this artful lyric video for the Carla Morrison collab, "Recuerdo."
A song for those Electro-pop fans wanting a summer tune.
Desde España, un artista who simply goes by, From shares his new song and video, "Último Verano."
From El Paso, Texas - Estereomance releases their debut self-titled album via Cosmica Records.
Desde Algeciras, Spain, Brisa Fenoy, brings her latest song and video, "Apátrida." This translate to, "Stateless."
Niña Dioz is no stranger to pushing boundaries. "Brillo" is a testament to that.
"Kult-chair," is the latest release from Los Angeles based, four-piece, Mind Monogram via Cosmica Records.
Spanish rock, phenomenon, Enrique Bunbury shares his new music video for, "Como Un Millón De Dólares."
Loyal Lobos releases her newest single, "Si Te Portas Mal, (Be Bad)" alongside a new music video.
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.
Dromedarios Mágicos - el chico de chihuahua, Mexico - is out with his latest music video alongside his buddy, Ed Maverick.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Lido Pimienta combines cumbia and tropical sounds to tell the story of an unreciprocated love with her new single “Te Queria.”
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
This album is a fantastic listen for El Mato A Un Policia Motorizado fans and anyone who likes Spanish Rock.
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.
Performing this week are Helado Negro and Nancy Sanchez on Thursday, August 17th at The Regent Theater.
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...
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.
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...
It’s not everyday you get to talk to people who are risking it all by speaking out.
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...
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.