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Video: Wara's "Leave to Remain" [GLOBAL]

It sounds like Cuban music, but wait, the lyrics are in English? Leading London's Latin scene, Wara pays homage to Cuban music but allows for eclectic influences from multiple genres. The band includes …
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The Latinos of Stylos: Best Local Band

You could be into mainstream pop music, or into subcultures of hip hop or rock, and yet Phoenix is probably host to a scene that supports whatever local music you seek to …
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UPDATED: Put Celia in the Smithsonian

Twitter: @BarbotRobot By voting here, you can help hang a portrait of La Reina de la Salsa in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. She's up against a few other American notables …
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Meet Orquesta El Macabeo: Salsa with a Punk Attitude

Née: Gabriel Beauchamp, Horacio Alcaraz, Héctor Lind, Yussef Soto Villarini, José Ibáñez, Aníbal Vidal, Javier Santiago, Daniel Rosario, Luis de la Rosa, Julio Ortiz, Javier Morales, and Francisco Figueroa Raíces: Puerto Rico Sounds like: …
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Win 2-Disc Fania Records Collection!

Wepa! Get ready for two whole discs, 29 tracks of salsa, soul, and boogaloo goodness, from the granddaddy of all Latin sounds: Fania Records. On March 29th, Strut is releasing the definitive …
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5th Annual Latin American Cultural Week Guide

Yes, everything is set and ready for the 5th Annual Latin American Cultural Week that will take place in New York from November 10th to 17th. In fact, the festival's schedule runs …
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NYC Latin Free Summer Concert Preview: August

August: It’s the last month of summer (September doesn’t count!). It’s almost time to pack up the lawn chairs, say adiós to summer Fridays, and start adjusting to the harsh reality of …
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New Summer Party Hits Beauty Bar Brooklyn

D’Marquesina laid down the beats last Friday at the Beauty Bar in Bushwick. The D’Marquesina DJs and DJ Beto kept sweaty bodies moving all night to the sounds of dancehall, soca, reggaeton, merengue, salsa golda, cumbia …
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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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Rubén Blades is Back in Town

It seems that Rubén Blades wasn't joking when he quipped "Cumplida la tarea, se retira el ministro" in Calle 13's "La Perla". And he sure took his retirada seriously. After a five-year …
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SF New Year's Eve Guide 2010

Welcome to SFRemezcla's 3rd annual New Year's Eve Guide! The only place to get informed on all the Latin parties, concerts, and dinners happening in the Bay Area on December 31st, 2009. NOTE: PLEASE …
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Chicago New Year's Eve Guide 2010

Welcome to CHIRemezcla's third annual New Year's Eve Guide! ...the only place to get informed on all the Latin parties, concerts, and dinners happening in Chicagoland on December 31st, 2009. NOTE: PLEASE CHECK BACK …
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Miami New Year’s Eve Guide 2010

Welcome to MIARemezcla's 3rd annual New Year's Eve Guide! The only place to get informed on all the Latin parties, concerts, and dinners happening in the 305 on December 31st, 2009. NOTE: PLEASE CHECK …
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NY New Year's Eve Guide 2010

Welcome to NYRemezcla's 3rd annual New Year's Eve Guide! The only place to get informed on all the Latin parties, concerts, and dinners happening in La Gran Manzana on December 31st, 2009. NOTE: PLEASE …
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Los Angeles New Year’s Eve Guide 2010

Welcome to LARemezcla's 3rd annual New Year's Eve Guide! The only place to get informed on all the Latin parties, concerts, and dinners happening en La Ciudad de Angeles on December 31st, 2009. NOTE: …
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Absolute Brings the Mangoes

After years of loyalty, decades of dedication, fiesta tras fiesta of love...Absolute Vodka finally thanked its Latino paisano! That’s right, this week, Absolute introduced its first-ever mango flavored vodka and with the …
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Soneo: Street and Elegant

Choco Orta, 48,  has been changing the game of salsa for over two decades as a singer, percussionist, actress and dancer. Orta’s originality and love for her island have taken her to …
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Introducing…La Sovietika

En España la gente no se baña....and Russian girls are all whores.  At least that’s what they say in the Dominican Republic, where the term "sovietica" refers to "sexually promiscuous" …
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Food for thought: $AL$A

So, Americans spend more money on salsa now than ketchup, y con razón.  More stats about the Latinification (Latinization? whateva) of the country.  Cool.  We’re down with that. What we’re NOT down …
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Hirotaka

Culture

Hirotaka

Name: Hirotaka Matsunaga Roots: Japan Where do you live? Brooklyn Describe your music in three words: Energetic , Love, Story. How did you become hooked on latin music and rhythms? Dancing, Eddie Palmieri Last record you bought: …
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DJ Leche

Culture

DJ Leche

Name: Leche – dubbed so originally by a Peruvian girlfriend in college and lovingly adopted by my Salsa crew and everyone who knows this little neo-Latino es ‘blanco como nieve’! Roots: (Africa via) …
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DJ Sabo

Music

DJ Sabo

Name: DJ SABO (nickname given to me at soccer camp at age 8, comes from my last name Sabatini) Roots: Italian American/ Irish /Dutch ensaladita Where do you live? an overpriced closet in the …
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