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Remezcla's Making Commercials!

Twitter: @BarbotRobot As if we haven't been crowing about it enough, Remezcla's growing up and working with Mexican soft-drink Manzanita Sol, which some of you may remember from your time spent across the …
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Meet The Kavanaghs: Argentina's Romantic Indie Rockers

Née: The Kavanaghs (Alejandro Pin, Tiago Galíndez, Diego Vázquez and Sebastian Cairo) Raíces: Spain by way of Buenos Aires, Argentina Sounds like: A sapier version of The Stokes and The Shins You should listen to …
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Video: Outernational – "The Beginning Is Here"

The desert has become a pivotal landscape where, for centuries, people fought battles, and may have met the end. Up to this day, tons continue to fight against the many forms of …
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Ear to the Street Q&A: Download Frankie P's Latest

Twitter: @Led_Black Frankie P is about his craft. For the last few years, Frankie P has been putting down, brick by brick, a solid foundation of next level, genre-bending music. Whether it’s working …
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Vive Latino 2012 – Watch it Live!

Not everyone can take a quick trip down South to catch Vive Latino 2012, Mexico City's monster music festival. But thanks to unionrocker.com, you can watch the live stream of acts like Antidoping, …
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SXSW 2012: Bands We Love

Yesterday, we brought you some real time snapshots via instangram of what was going on and a few li’l clips on U Stream. So I’ll shine some light on three new bands …
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Meet The Great Wilderness: Broody Babes!

Née: Las Robertas side project, created after Lolita Pinata split Raíces: San José, Costa Rica Sounds like: Dream Rock You should listen to The Great Wilderness because... It feels. And it feels real...and is Hole …
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Vive Latino 2011 – Watch it Live!

Not everyone can take a quick trip down South to catch Vive Latino 2011, Mexico City's monster music festival. But thanks to unionrocker.com, you can watch the live stream of acts like …
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Q&A: Le Butcherettes, Butcher Rock Diatribe

Teri Gender Bender and Le Butcherettes (“The Butcher Women,” essentially) aren’t the noms de guerre you’d instantly equate with charm and charisma. You might imagine instead a frontwoman who intimidates her audience …
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NYC Latin Summer Concert Preview: July

Oh, to be in Nueva York. You get the pick of the Latin litter when it comes to free summer concerts. You wouldn’t get this much Latino music action if you lived …
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Vive Latino 2010 – Watch it Live!

Not everyone can take a quick trip down South to catch Vive Latino 2010, Mexico City's monster music festival. But thanks to unionrocker.com, you can watch the live stream of acts like …
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Zoé as Sung by Bunbury, Dorian

No assembly of Latin artists will ever top the epic trio that is Delfín Quishpe, La Tigresa del Oriente and La Pequeña Wendy Sulca singing "En tus tierras bailaré," but Zoé comes …
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Hot Chip Cover Shakira

Love it or hate it, Shakira's "She Wolf" has been everywhere. And it refuses to go away. We never thought we'd see "Hot Chip" and "Shakira" in the same sentence...but everything …
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Ozomatli, Bomba Estereo and more at Bonnaroo

For the first time  in its 9th year history, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which will be held in Manchester, Tennessee from June 10 to 13, will host a tent just …
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Girl in a Coma: More Runaway Hits

For a band named Girl in a Coma, they're sure keeping pretty active. As one of San Antonio's musical success stories, Latin rocker trio (sisters Nina and Phanie Diaz, along with friend …
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Cafe Tacuba Goes to the Big Screen

Acclaimed Latin rock band Cafe Tacuba has pleased audiences around the world for a long time in their 20 year career. Now the Mexican rock group is taking another big step: Cafe Tacuba …
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Enrique Bunbury Goes On Tour

Enrique Bunbury just released a new album called Las Consecuencias, and he's taking it on the road. The Spaniard has announced more than 20 tour dates across the United States, starting April 24th …
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MtyMx: The Alterna-SXSW, Mexican Style

The motivations behind MtyMx – a three-day festival to be held in Monterrey from March 20 to 22 - are intriguing. Citing political, cultural, and practical reasons, indie promoter Todd Patrick (aka Todd …
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Latin Bands Battle it Out for Julieta Venegas

For years, Jack Daniels has been sponsoring cool Latin concerts around the country with the popular Studio N.7 Latin Series. This year, the liquor brand is helping promote up-and-coming Latin bands and …
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Latin Bands at SXSW – Part III

Sonidero Nacional Monterrey, Mexico The multi-tasking DJ/producer Toy Selectah and crew are coming to SXSW, bringing what he has dubbed as neo-cumbia – a fearless infusion of reggaeton, hip-hop and (of course) cumbia. …
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Gustavo Cerati Confirms Tour

Attention rock en espanol fans in Los Angeles and Miami! Gustavo Cerati, the amazing Argentinean singer/songwriter and former Latin rock band Soda Stereo vocalist, just confirmed two concerts in the US this Spring. …
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Latin Bands at SXSW 2010 – Part II

Telephunken Madrid, España The name of Telephunken’s fourth studio album, Que Viva el Ritmo!!!, should give you an idea of what to expect from this combination of live band and DJ. The fact that …
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What is SXSW?

It’s that time of year… as college students around the country pack their bags for Panama City and Cancun, music nerds all over embark on an alternative spring break of …
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Latin Bands at SXSW 2010 – Part I

A quick read through any music blog or Twitter feed will make it pretty damn clear that SXSW is less than two weeks away. For those of you newbies, that means that …
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Meet Bunbury in Chicago and Los Angeles

Enrique Bunbury is about to release a new album called Las Consecuencias, (out March 9th). According to the Latin rock god himself, this album is the darkest and most down tempo he …
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Julieta Venegas Trips Out in New Video

Julieta Venegas just premiered hew new video for "Bien o Mal", and we have to say that both song and video complement each other in a way that you know is Julieta's …
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Los Esmiths vs The Smiths

The first time I heard The Smiths was last year, when I watched a documentary about the British indie rock movement. Since then and after watching (500) Days of Summer, I started …
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Santana is Forever Supernatural

Still humming that ubiquitous  "Smooth" tune from 1999? You know, Santana taking Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas to the barrio and going "my muñequita, my Spanish Harlem Mona Lisa..." ?  Well, it ain't …
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Fabulosos Cadillacs Tribute Album

Their songs were anthems for a generation, and inspired countless Latin alternative musicians. So it was about time that Los Fabulosos Cadillacs got a tribute album. The album, titled A Tribute To …
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Hipster Salsa Collective

The days when I felt like an odd ball for listening to salsa in Williamsburg are over, it seems hipsters stop at nothing to set trends and salsa is their latest victim.  …
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Calamaro Working on New Album

If I have to write about Andrés Calamaro, I have to listen to him first. This way, I can transport myself to a different space, where you feel relaxed yet sentimental yet …
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New Fabulosos Cadillacs Video

El Arte De La Elegancia, the latest album from Latin music gods Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, is filled with songs that have their classic ska-rock essence. One of them is the song "Vamos Ya", …
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Band of the Day: Alerta Rocket

Alerta Rocket is not just any rocket. It's an indie rock skyrocket coming at you directly from Lima, Perú. Although the band formed two yeads ago, 2009 was their year. Their single "Beiby" …
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