CARLA MORRISON

carla morrison

1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: I would say….Paté de Fuá.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Luz de Piedra Luna” de Javiera Mena, “Perla Blanca” de Hello Seahorse! y “Supermercado” de Paté de Fuá.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Rainbow.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Hello Seahorse! at Vive Latino at Carpa Intolerante. They made me get chills and cry a little bit.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Ceci Bastida y Julieta Venegas con el cover de Rita Indiana.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Abel de Diego Luna.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: My anxiety attacks hahaha…

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Releasing Mientras Tu Dormias alongside Natalia Lafourcade, one of my new best friends!!!! And also, going backstage on my CD release party in DF and having Quique from Cafe Tacuba come in and say hi. I almost passed out…and also meeting Ruben too at the Hollywood Cemetery…and Meme saying hi to me at Vive Latino…I just have one left to meet :D. Too many great things!!!!!!

9. Your 2010 Motto: GOD.

10. What will 2011 bring? Lots of work I feel….but lots of good great things I bet!

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TOY SELECTAH

toy1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: From Mexico 3BALLMTY CREW (Erick Rincón, Sheeqo Beat, DJ Otto), also Juan Cirerol, Carla Morrison, Morenito de Fuego. From other places Jiggy Drama (Colombia), El Cata (Dominican Republic).

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Empire Antz” (Gorillaz), “Cousins” (Vampire Weekend), “Boquita de Chocolate” (Morenito de Fuego, Victor Magan & Francesc Sentis), “Rabiosa” (El Cata).

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Green!

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Jay Z at Coachella.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Gorillaz & Little Dragon, Jackstyle & Dj Buxxi (Colombia).

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Sherlock Holmes is from 2010? Presunto Culpable (Mexican documentary)

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: n/a

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010:

  • 1. Got time to work on my career but also on all my crew careers
  • 2. Been kinda of a local in Colombia!

9. Your 2010 Motto: The now famous drop: “3BALL Monterrey Putos!!!!!” or “PURA CREMA DESDE MONTERREY…”

10. What will 2011 bring? More and more travelling and lots of music!

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MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND
[Camilo Lara]

camilo1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: She’s a Tease. They truly rock.

2. Song(s) of 2010: El Guincho “Bombay,” Disco Ruido “Amorfos,” Aias “Tu Manes.”

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Color me badd.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: The Crocodiles in Mexico City.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Tony da Gatorra vs. Gruff Rhys.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Exit Through the Gift Shop – Banksy

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: “We no speak Americano.”

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: My remix to Tom Tom Club’s “Genius of Love.” To meet Chris and Tina. They rock!

9. Your 2010 Motto: Revolution baby!

10. What will 2011 bring? I heard that Mexico is preparing a new lethal variation of the Swine flu.

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CHIKITA VIOLENTA

chikita1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Caribou and Rey Pila.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Lucidity” – Tame Impala, “Chinatown” – Wild Nothing, “Out Go the Lights” – Spoon, “Round and Round” – Ariel Pink, “Congratulations” – MGMT, “Norway” – Beach House

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Greeeeen.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Broken Social Scene @ Lunario, Mexico City.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Primary 1 and Nina Persson on the song “The Blues.”

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Inception.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: Mexican drug wars.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Signing to A&C, releasing our third album in Mexico, and securing US/CAN and Japan releases for early 2011, completing our first tour of the USA.

9. Your 2010 Motto: “Mejor ocuparse que preocuparse.”

10. What will 2011 bring? Our record TRE3S will be released in US/CAN and Japan in January, SXSW, lots of touring, and some beautiful babies!

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DIEGO GARCIA

diego1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Ariel Pink.

2. Song(s) of 2010: Washed Out’s “Feel it all around.”

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? A faded sun orange.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Caetano Veloso at Terminal 5, NYC (we met afterwards, he complimented my sweater).

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: I want to say Lee Hazelwood and Nancy Sinatra but that was 30 years ago…hmmm…..

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: El Secreto de Sus Ojos.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: The World Cup.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: My beautiful baby girl.

9. Your 2010 Motto: Finish album.

10. What will 2011 bring? Lots of love.

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NIÑA DIOZ

nina dioz1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Kanye West porque revolucionó el hip hop una vez más haciendo un short film. Además entregó el mejor album de su carrera.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Soldier of love” – Sade, “ADD Suv” – Uffie feat. Pharell, M.I.A – “Born Free,” “Runaway” – Kanye West feat. Pusha T.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Black and white.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Chris Cunningham DJ set.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Kid Cudi feat. Cage – “Maniac”

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Machete.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: La ley de Arizona SB 1070.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Mi gira de verano en Estados Unidos (L.A. – LV – NY – SF).

9. Your 2010 Motto: n/a

10. What will 2011 bring? I’m playing on 31st of Dec. in a festival in Nepal, Asia. It’s the first time I’m playing in Asia and I’m super excited, definetly is the best way to start 2011.

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LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES
[DJ Afro]

dj afro1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: The Black Keys and Los Hermanos Naturales.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “La heridita” from Los Hermanos Naturales and “La hora de volver” from Rita Indiana.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Purple? (It was Justin Bieber’s year, right?)

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Massive Attack.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Shakira and El Cata.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: The Maid.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: The summer.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Being inspired.

9. Your 2010 Motto: Music is my religion and I have to pray everyday.

10. What will 2011 bring? Bring Muchas sorpresas!!

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DJ ORION

orion1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: L.A.X, Nortec.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Filaw” (Chief Boima Remix) – Issa Bagayogo, “Talking Drum” – Banana Clipz, “Cumbia” – Empresarios, “FOREVER CUMBIA” – DJ Dus.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Orange (you glad I didn’t say purple 🙂 )

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Laid Back Luke, Far or Big Freedia.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Uproot Andy & Los Rakas.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Saw 2 million.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: Nothing.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Releasing music.

9. Your 2010 Motto: Do You!

10. What will 2011 bring? More releases!!!! More parties!! More collaborations.

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THE PINKER TONES
[Profesor Manso]

pinker1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Mark Ronson and the Business Intl.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Sampleame” by The Pinker Tones.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Cadillac Red.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Maika Makowski live at Apolo, Bcn.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Not really into spontaneous duets, but Delafé y las Flores Azules are a great duet.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Exit Through The Gift Shop.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: A couple of discussions that could have been avoided.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Our new album, “Modular.”

9. Your 2010 Motto: Rock it hard…No, harder.

10. What will 2011 bring? The Pinker Tones’ 10th aniversary with lots of new releases…

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BOMBA ESTEREO
[Simón Mejía]

simon1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Daniel Waro.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Bienvenidos,” systema solar. “Fuego,” Bomba Estéreo.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Gray…too much rain.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Daniel Waro at Womex Festival.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: n/a

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Videocracy. It was released in 2009 I think.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: The elections in Colombia.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Playing in Istanbul, Turkey.

9. Your 2010 Motto: MUSIC.

10. What will 2011 bring? A new album…more work!

BOMBA ESTEREO
[Li Saumet]

LI SAUMET1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: El Guincho

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Bombay.”

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Violeta.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Thom Yorke.

5. Favorite Movie of 2010: Exit Through the Gift Shop.

6. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Encontrar el amor.

7. Your 2010 Motto: Está tranquilo = Está feliz.

8. What will 2011 bring? Seguir feliz y tranquila.

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CECI BASTIDA

ceci1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Rita Indiana

2. Song(s) of 2010: “The Holograms” by Fol Chen, “I Walked” by Sufjan Stevens, “Da Pa Lo Do” by Rita Indiana, “Mientes” by El Guincho, and many more.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Rojo por la sangre que se ha derramado con tanta violencia en México.

4. Favorite Movie of 2010: Get Low (I saw a lot but can’t remember, I have the worst memory…I’m not kidding).

5. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Being able to release my record in Mexico and the U.S.

6. Your 2010 Motto: n/a

7. What will 2011 bring? Hopefully shows.

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MONARETA
[Andrés Martínez]

monareta1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: M.I.A.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Cumbia Invasiva” (Monareta).

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Green.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Leonard Cohen (August, Berlin).

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Bostich and Fussible.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: El Secreto de sus Ojos.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: n/a

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Releasing Monareta’s album Fried Speakers.

9. Your 2010 Motto: Elegance (according to the Mayan Calendar) and Control.

10. What will 2011 bring? ACCELERATED MOTION.

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ELY GUERRA

ely1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: How to Destroy Angels.

2. Song(s) of 2010: Gorillaz “On Melancholy Hill.”

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Blue Sky.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Caetano Veloso.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Kings of Convenience/Declaration of Dependance.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami).

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: The violence in my country.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: The Independence of my music.

9. Your 2010 Motto: Let’s be professionals!

10. What will 2011 bring? Love, Music & Sex!!

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BANDA DE TURISTAS

banda1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Gorillaz.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Dare” ft. Shaun Ryder – Gorillaz, “The Ghost Inside” – Broken Bells, “Love the way you lie” – Rihanna/Eminem.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Verde más fucsia.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Paul McCartney en Argentina.

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: David Guetta + Akon.

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Avatar 3D.

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: Todo lo que no se puede olvidar.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Tocar en Banda de Turistas.

9. Your 2010 Motto: “Arriba el pesimismo, abajo el optimismo.”

10. What will 2011 bring? Que llegue el 2012. Amor, Salud, y shows.

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ZIZEK COLLECTIVE
[Chancha Via Circuito]

chancha1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Frikstailers.

2. Song(s) of 2010: El Remolon feat Lido Pimienta – “Basta Ya,” Frikstailers – “Bicho de Luz,” Lagartijeando – “Aero Tinku,” Tremor – “Tarkas.”

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? Magenta.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Tremor Live in “La Peña Electrica.”

5. Favorite Duet of 2010: Frikstailers

6. Favorite Movie of 2010: Awka Liwén (Osvaldo Bayer).

7. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: Nothing.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: The ZZK North American Tour.

9. Your 2010 Motto: Love, always.

10. What will 2011 bring? Peace and Love, I hope so…

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HELLO SEAHORSE!
[Bonnz!]

hello seahorse1. Favorite Artist/Band of 2010: Local Natives.

2. Song(s) of 2010: “Dear God” – The Roots, “Stylo” – Gorillaz, “Wide Eyes” – Local Natives, “Ready to Start” – Arcade Fire.

3. If 2010 were a color, what color would it be? All the colors.

4. Favorite Concert of 2010: Pixies in Mexico City!

5. Favorite Movie of 2010: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.

6. Something you’d like to forget about from 2010: That “paparamericano” song.

8. Your biggest accomplishment of 2010: Releasing our new album in Mexico! Lejos. No tan Lejos.

9. Your 2010 Motto: ¿?

10. What will 2011 bring? 12 months before the end of the world.

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