Category Archives: Music

“You Gotta Let Us Be Humans”: Cedric Bixler-Zavala on At the Drive-In’s New Album

Would you say it’s a political record or simply a reaction to the times? I think it’s a reaction to the times. It’s done what I’ve always done. I’ve called myself the court jester of the band. I’ll give you … Continue reading

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Las Ligas Menores at Romano’s

Las Ligas Menores (The Minor Leagues) are an Indie Rock group from Buenos Aires, Argentina who performed at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. The quintet performed at a few venues in the week between their weekend sets … Continue reading

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Quetzal Urge Artists in the Era of Trump: “Say Something That Means Something”

It’s been a little over two months now since President Trump took the oath of office. His first week in office saw numerous protests worldwide, with people of all backgrounds blocking highways in Los Angeles, anarchists punching trust-fund Nazis in … Continue reading

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For Venezuelan Rockers La Vida Bohème, La Lucha (“The Struggle”) Continues

Henry D’Arthenay sits in the living room of his new apartment in Mexico City, thousands of miles from his hometown of Caracas, Venezuela. We’re a few weeks shy of four years from when the singer-guitarist for Latin rock group La … Continue reading

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How His Grandfather’s Death and Mexico City Inspired AJ Davila’s New Sound

There comes a time when most every old punk decides to grow up, at least to some degree. Though AJ Dávila, the heavy-drinking, all-night-partying, cigarette-huffing former member of Puerto Rican garage-rock sensation Davila 666, hasn’t settled into a cubicle or … Continue reading

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Girl School/Ruidosa Presents Heroína Latina

https://www.facebook.com/events/1015445788599616/ Ruidosa (“to make noise, to rumble, the agitators”), invites a bilingual and multi-cultural mix of mujeres musicians and culture makers and shapers to share their unique experiences of developing careers from such diverse spaces such as journalism, punk, ranchera, … Continue reading

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Bring Compelling LatAm Stories to World with ZZK Records

My friends at ZZK Records have been raising funds since October in order to fund new creative endeavors. They’re currently in the process of producing three documentary films about the new Latin American sound. Here’s the first part of their … Continue reading

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