Austin Ticket Giveaway: George Lopez at Bass Concert Hall

Comedian George Lopez is bringing his new “Listen to My Face Tour” to Austin for one night at the… [more]

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Austin Ticket Giveaway: Dengue Dengue Dengue! at Empire Control Room & Garage

If Dengue Dengue Dengue’s unique take on Peruvian cumbia filtered through psychedelic techno and dancehall… [more]

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Austin Ticket Giveaway: Los Lobos & Los Lonely Boys at ACL Live

On Friday, Apr. 10, East L.A. legends Los Lobos and Texas' own Los Lonely Boys will be performing a co-headlining… [more]

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Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn

Monterrey, Mexico music icon and producer Toy Selectah and Camilo Lara, more popularly known as Mexican… [more]

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn Austin Ticket Giveaway: Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah) at Scoot Inn

Interview: QUITAPENAS made SXSW a little more tro-pi-cal

The music of tropical Afro-Latin band QUITAPENAS is here to take all your worries away, which is exactly… [more]

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Austin MMA champ Gonzalez to compete on ESPN Deportes

Check out our January cover boy, Nick “The Ghost” Gonzalez, on ESPN Deportes this Saturday, April 4.The fight is the 3rd as seen on the flier above, but airs Saturday. ESPN Deportes is channel 618 on Time Warner here in Austin. Check your local listings in surrounding areas or if you use a different cable […]

Preview: Remezcla back in Austin tonight for SXSW

For those of you looking for a Latin showcase Friday during SXSW, Fuse is the place. Our friends from Remezcla came back to Austin to put on their first SXSW showcase  featuring the local talent of Don Yojan y Frescura, Pilar Diaz(formerly of Los Abandoned), the legendary Chikita Violenta and many others.It’s our pick for […]

Interview: Alejandro Escovedo and life after Real Animal

It’s a sunny, balmy afternoon and Alejandro Escovedo and I are sitting at Joe’s Coffee. We talk about his 2008’s album, Real Animal. The album is his ninth solo effort. San Antonio born, Southern California raised, Escovedo comes from a family of musicians beginning with his Mariachi performing father Pedro, percussionist brothers Pete and Coke, […]

Interview: The puro pedo punk rock of Piñata Protest

Alvaro Salas, J.J. Martinez, Manuel Garcia and Omar Nambo (Photo by Mari Hernandez) San Antonio punk band, Pinata Protest, has been together for almost three years now. Lead singer Alvaro Salas and guitarist Manuel Garcia originally formed the band with two other musicians who have since left Pinata Protest. Alvaro and drummer J.J. Martinez were […]

Review: ‘Both Sides of the Fence’ by Rob G & Trae

Deuce, on-air personality and music director for Hot 93.3 says: Two of the hottest artist’s in Texas have collaborated to make one of the best CD’s to come out this year.  “Both Sides of the Fence” takes you on a trip through Houston through the eyes of Trae and Rob G.  The CD features eighteen […]

Interview: Este Vato, scene stealers

Este vato. That guy. It’s a phrase that’s common to say around Hebronville, Texas, and it was also supposed to be a temporary name for the Latin/fusion project that Este Vato bassist Rocky Reyna started in 2008. “It just sort of stuck,” Rey Trevino who mans the turntables for the group. What could be said […]

Interview: Miguel Maldonado artist profile

Photo by Mari Hernandez It’s a Saturday night in East Austin, and artist Miguel Maldonado stands behind a makeshift art bench. Two large, blank canvasses hang loosely on sheets of lumber. He’s unpacking for the night’s show, the cold wind making his fingers look white as he lays out small paint cans. Miguel was there […]

Review: ‘Sinistra’ album by Sinistra

Review written by Justin Stevens, guest contributor The word “Metal” conjures up ideas of electric guitars, in your face vocals and an excuse to yell, scream and kick your way through lyrics. This may be the case for some bands but Sinistra’s self-titled debut album is anything but this statement. From the first track, “The […]

Review: ‘Dream Delay’ album by David Garza

After listening to Dream Delay all the way through a few times I thought to myself, “finally.” Not since This Euphoria has there been a David Garza album I could listen to and enjoy all the way through. Dream Delay, like This Euphoria, showcases the diversity Garza posses as an artist. There really isn’t anything […]

Interview: Sober Daze, the next big thing in punk rock

Photo by Fritz Photography Having just recently opened for punk rock legends, The Vandals, Austin punk rock group Sober Daze are on their way to making serious headway in the punk scene. Having come from Puerto Rico in 2003, they made their name by throwing their own house party shows and winning over new fans […]