Profile: Julieta Venegas helps the rest of us live our ‘momentos’

Julieta has been many things to her followers: an emo-punk rocker, a songstress with a cult following, a critic’s darling, a countercultural singer-songwriter gone way too pop and a sophisticated, multi-dimensional musician.

Q&A Interview: Nortec Collective’s Bostich + Fussible on Tijuana micorbreweries, Pilobolus and ‘Motel Baja’

It’s been known that no other group fuses the soundtrack of their own city the way Nortec Collective does. Hailing at the start of the millennium, the luminary iPad-prone duo not only keeps reinventing the sonic melds that describes the noise of their beloved Tijuana, but their sound continues to inspire generations of new border […]

Q&A Interview: Pamela Rodriguez is Peru’s rising indie-pop princess

“Sometimes we need to feel free in order to feel extraordinary,” avows Peruvian indie pop darling Pamela Rodriguez with such confidence and grace during her Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) SummerStage performance. This is the first time Pamela has been billed alongside with Lila Downs – a personal music idol of hers. As the Central […]

Q&A Interview: Chile’s DJ Raff & Latin Bitman head for an eclectic future in RVSB

Buddy movie pitch: A former one-man punk musician grounded in old school hip-hop teams up with innovative craftsman to create a whole new sonic level of EDM amalgamated with trap, tech house and Chicago juke. Meet RVSB, composed of Latin Bitman and DJ Raff – two of the most imaginative DJs/producers to come out of […]

LAMC 101: Intro to the Latin Alternative Music Conference

If you’re familiar with its music festivities, know a thing or two about the Latin Alternative scene, and know the difference between Bonnaroo and Vive Latino, then surely you’ve got the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) pinned down.