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Free Download: Remate's "Gigante"

As honest singers go, Madrid's Remate is a cut above the rest. With seven different collections under his folky belt, he's coming back with an ambitious and somewhat precarious album, titled Superluv. …
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Despierta: Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, Rock Messiahs

In this new Remezcla Música feature, we'll introduce you to something to wake up for: some locally-known, but internationally-ignored noise makers. We'll analyze their awesomeness (according to nosotros) and wonder WHY they're …
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Weekly Mezcolanza: El Timbe

A mixtape can be many things, but one thing is for sure, a mixtape is more than just random songs put in a particular order. It's about recontextualizing sounds, giving them a …
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Video: La Mala Rodriguez's "Un Corazon"

No, that’s not Cucu Diamantes you’re looking at, it’s Spanish MC La Mala Rodriguez going glam for her latest video for “Un Corazon,” from her recent Dirty Bailarina release. The song is …
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Video: El Guincho Movie Trailer ("Bombay")

El Guincho has just become the most interesting artist to come out of Spain in a long time. His music was already quite interesting and here at Remezcla we really dug his …
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Macaco: The Next Manu Chao? + star-studded video

Can't afford to travel to Barcelona like all your other cool friends? Grab a copy of Macaco's 2009 release Puerto Presente, released in the US last week. Macaco represents Barcelona, the cosmo …
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Sonar Fest invades Chicago this weekend

Since 1994, Sonar has gathered the world’s most interesting and innovative (and sometimes baffling) electronic musicians for an annual showcase in Barcelona and, since 2002, the festival has held smaller-scale events all over …
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Listen to El Guincho's new album: "Pop Negro"

Though we just hit September and the sunshine shows signs of fizzling, don’t resign yourself to the end of summer blues just yet because El Guincho’s latest album will let you hold on …
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Latin Movies at Venice Film Fest

As surely as the end of summer, the Venice Film Festival will soon be underway. From September 1st to September 11th, the festival will host a slew of films from 35 countries. In …
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Free Download: Thelematicos' "Me Da Igual" & "Mundo Raro"

In a second week of highlighting talented Spanish artists, this week's download features Barcelona's Thelematicos-- a band with a penchant for surrealism and the outlandish. The multitasking sound technician Sergio Pérez García, whose worked …
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Exclusive Free Download: El Guincho's "FM Tan Sexy"

El Guincho's new release is almost here! The indescribable musician (née Pablo Díaz-Reixa) from Canary Islands amazed us a couple of years ago with Alegranza!, and more recently with the Piratas de Sudamerica …
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Best.Latin.Movies.EVER!

If anything can be said about Latin cinema, it's that there are a lot of really good films and a lot of really bad films. If you’re looking for the bad movies, …
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Free Download: Los Punsetes' "Tus Amigos"

My friend just sent me this song, assuming that I’d enjoy it. I have many online “friends,” and they tend to do things like that. Send me things they think I'd like. …
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Vetusta Morla: More Than a Quirky Name

Back in early 2009, when I first listened to a song by Spanish indie darlings Vetusta Morla (which means “Ancient Morla," a character from The Neverending Story), I quickly dismissed them as …
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Barcelona's Wildest Party Hits NY

Barcelona's most infamously debauched party, Nasty Mondays, made its New York debut this week at Le Poisson Rouge. Known in Spain for it's non-stop sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll, the huge …
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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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Top Movies at the Chicago Latino Film Festival

As the oldest and most comprehensive Latin film event in the country, the Chicago Latino Film Festival has grown to host more than 35,000 attendees in its 26-year lifespan, which is clear evidence of …
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Mala Rodriguez Turning Into Christina Aguilera

Remember way back when in the year 2000 when Mala Rodriguez burst onto the scene with hard core hip hop and sharp social lyrics? Then not so long afterwards, the spitfire Spaniard came …
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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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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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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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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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Almodovar is Coming to Broadway

Take a drink of your favorite spiked gazpacho and hold on to your caged bunnies, because Pedro Almodovar's film Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (Women on the Verge of …
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For Valentine's: Polvo and a Movie

If you’re anything like “those couples” that are so damn pegados you couldn’t get a feather between them, we’re guessing you’ll be taking the sickeningly meloso y cursi route this Valentine’s Day. …
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Remezcla Valentine

I’ve always been a Valentine’s Day skeptic. I’ve been dumped. I’ve been rejected. I’ve been stood up with flowers en mano. And usually, I just end up treating it like any other …
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The Maid Vs Penelope Cruz

Damas y caballeros, we are rarely given the chance to see such a match worthy of our attention, (and gambling!) than what you are about to see Sunday night. No, not an …
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The Top 5 Latin Films of 2010

This month marks the end of another year at the movies and while other online publications are busy doing retrospectives on the entire decade, we at Remezcla are too tired/drunk/don’t care to …
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Jam with LuLu Jam!

Although they've been out for a little while, we here at the Remezcla Headquarterz have been diggin' Lulu Jam's "Tu Luz" music video.  One of their singles from their latest album, Suban …
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Replay: Latin Grammys Edition

Over here at the Remezcla Headquarterz, we're always listening to music and we get a lot of shit in the mail (yes, real CD's still exist! and labels FedEx them!) Knowing how …
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Exclusive Video Premiere: Cineplexx "Mejor"

One of our newest favorite artists, Cineplexx, has just debuted his spankin' new video of his single "Mejor".  Cineplexx (real name: Sebastian Litmanovich) is an Argentinean singer-songwriter based in Barcelona, and "Mejor" …
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Bebe. Y Punto.

Our favorite tormented Latin Grammy award winner is back. Her hair is long, and flowing, she looks beautiful and well rested and ready to attack the airwaves once again. After 5 years of …
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Enrique Bunbury Redeems Himself

Who can forget Enrique Bunbury’s 2004 show at the Metro,  when "el divo aragonés " abruptly left the stage 20 minutes into his show due to sound problems, and chants of “culero” …
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Fresh Bimba

(Have you ever had Bimbo bread? That’s where the reference comes from.) For all of those Miguel Bose fans (you know who you are, you who bought Papito!), here’s a special treat for …
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Se Parecen: Travolta Sci-Fi and Huecco

Spanish singer Huecco is making not only his New York debut this Saturday, but his US debut and only date this year. Huecco plays at Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of …
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The Triumphant Return of El Guincho

After canceling a summer tour claiming "exhaustion," Spanish one-man band El Guincho (Pablo Díaz-Reixa) has decided to finally dar el salto from Barcelona to the US for a fall tour. Let’s not forget …
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Penélope Cruz Shines in Vicky Cristina Barcelona

An untapped sense of aching emptiness permeates the central characters in writer-director Woody Allen’s 39th feature film Vicky Cristina Barcelona. As American tourists Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) travel through …
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Escape to Pinkerland

Barcelona may be known for its prime location on el Mediterráneo, Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, and the backdrop of the new Woody Allen movie, but it’s also the home of the sunglass-wearing, globe-trotting …
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Cliche’s Room

Let’s just face it: it’s practically impossible to be an innovative storyteller in film. It’s an art that usually re-uses, re-orders, and pays tributes. The magic and originality of cinema lies in …
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Penélope Cruz's Brother Gets a Little Video Help

Eduardo Cruz is a 22-year old singer/songwriter from Spain signed to Warner Music. He is also Penelope Cruz’s youngest brother. Last year he released his debut album, Cosas que contar, to little …
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Can't shut up about…por que no te callas

It has already been called a "historic phrase" by some. The scene: the Cumbre Iberoamericana in Santiago Chile, a bit over a week ago. Most of Latin America’s heads of state (and …
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Flamenquillo…Without The Hip Hop

Ojos de Brujo released a new album, Techarí, earlier this year. Because of inevitable comparisons, sophomore albums are tough for any band. That first time you hear something so …
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Furniture for the Rock Star In You

As I visited the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), which was held in New York’s Jacob K. Javits Center on May 19-22, I was stunned and a little confused by the …
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A Review of Pedro Almodovar's Volver

Because Pedro Almodóvar made Volver , the film is, almost by definition, deeper, more intelligent, more nuanced and more beautifully filmed than at least 95 percent of the movies coming out of Hollywood …
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Casa Mono

I love watching people cook. Be it some TV show on PBS, Food Network, or even my own mamita in the kitchen, I'm there watching. For this reason alone, Casa Mono, Mario …
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DJ Ursula 1000

Name:Alex Gimeno Roots: Born in NYC, parents from Spain Where do you live? Brooklyn Describe your music in 3 words: Campy eclectic groovers What did you want …
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