¡Aparato! to rock Orange County

Monday, February 10th, 2014

aparato_2014Two shows are coming up on February 16th in Orange and an Album Release Party March 22nd.

  Nancy "Cat" Mendez and Alexandro D. Hernández Guitérrez aka "El Tejarocho" dropped by to deliver the news that they have a new full-length album… Read More

New Music: One Tribe Nation

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
I learned about One Tribe Nation in 2011 during the Occupy LA movement and their video "It's Time" by renowned filmmaker Leonardo Bondani. Their last… Read More

New Music: Draco

Monday, April 1st, 2013
Musician Draco Rosa has released the strongest album debut of his career with "VIDA" which conquered the #1 spot in the Latin Albums Charts. With thousands of fans turning out for in-store appearances across Puerto Rico, and the continued social media support of Latin Music's Biggest Stars, Draco Rosa's Celebration… Read More

New Music: Latin Noir

Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Latin Noir: Everything Happens on the Beach presents the fifth edition of the exclusively packaged Série Noir by Piranha Musik. This compilation features a selection of happy and sad musical treasures from Cuba, Argentina, Colombia, New York and both… Read More

GRAMMY Winner! Quetzal

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
On Sunday, February 10, 2013 the East L.A. band Quetzal and their latest release "Imaginaries" won the GRAMMY for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative… Read More

New Music: Angel d’Cuba

Monday, February 11th, 2013
Angel d'Cuba's new album Heritage is a statement with its Afro-Carribean traditions reignited with the sounds inspired by way of "The Windy City" Chicago. The former lead singer of the Cuban supergroup Mezcla, Angel takes on the role of… Read More

New Music Month – Feb 2013

Monday, February 11th, 2013
The first OCGente New Music Month of 2013 presents musicians that deserve some extra attention as they blaze a path in rhythm, vocals and dance. Some are established artists and others are just finding their way into the world music scene.

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New Music: SLV & Meshell Ndegeocello

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
I had the good fortune of meeting Sandra L. Velasquez (SLV) a couple of years ago. We talked about having really young kids and her then project being presented at the LA Times book festival. It was Moona Luna's "Piñata Party" which is another talented… Read More

New Music: Fernanda Ulibarri “CORRO”

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
Fernanda Ulibarri was born and raised in Mexico City, Fernanda moved to the U.S. in 1999 to study music at the renowned Berklee College of Music, where she earned a bachelors degree in Music Synthesis and Classical Composition.… Read More

New Music: Lila Downs

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Lila Downs has recently released a new CD/Download called "Pecados y Milagros" from Sony Music. The eagerly-awaited new music, is brimming with her signature cumbia, ranchera and folk.

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