The contributions of Latin American musicians in soundtracking some of Hollywood’s biggest films is the focus of Sonorama, a new show which will open this year’s La Linea Latin music festival in London. From Juan García Esquivel, whose... Read Article
Mexican Institute of Sound
More than twenty years ago, Joey Burns and John Convertino decided to call their new musical project Calexico. Named after a frontier town in the US, it sums up the cultural and traditional mezcla (mixture) between Mexican and... Read Article
Jorge Drexler, Ana Tijoux, Mexrrissey and Much More Announced for La Linea 15, London’s Latin Music Festival
The yearly announcement of La Linea‘s line-up is always an event for anyone interested in Latin music in the UK and this year is no different. Latin music of all varieties is well-represented in this year’s line-up which... Read Article
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts played host to a unique blend of global roots and modern dance music on the weekend of December 6 & 7, 2013. The New Frequencies Fest, held annually in downtown San Francisco,... Read Article
The 14th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference rolled into to New York City on July 9 through the 13th, bringing with it brutal humidity and heat, and loads of good music in a variety of subgenres.
It’s that time of the year again in New York, where fans of the very fluid Alt Latin music scene can find a show just about every night in the Big Apple thanks to the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC).
MIXTAPE Cal Jader’s Cumbia Bounce 2012
Cal Jader, the main man behind London’s Latin music promoters Movimientos, has just put together this amazing mix of cumbia and we wanted to share it with you. The mix features both old and new styles of cumbia,... Read Article
“México, México, México… Ra Ra Ra.” It has been a busy past few months for the country of México. A recent gold medal in Olympic soccer has lifted many spirits and overshadowed a disappointing presidential election and bump... Read Article