[6/21] Preview: Peligrosa at Empire Control Room & Garage

Austin-based Latin DJ collective Peligrosa have not thrown down together since South By Southwest in March. For most of this year, the crew has been grindin’ it out in the studio and performing with side projects or individually. Tonight that changes as five Peligrosa members will be spinning at the newly re-opened Empire Control Room […]

[6/13] Preview: Chorizo Funk and Rudy Rexx present Clásico at Takoba

It was in November of 2012 when Lords of Wax champion and Peligrosa member Chorizo Funk teamed up with with percussionist Rudy Rexx to bring the people Clásico. Rexx and Chorizo Funk wanted to bring more “umph” to the standard live DJ set in Austin with the percussion accompanyment to the DJ tracks. Rexx, a […]

[4/27] Preview: Barrio Bash Vol. III at Spider House Ballroom

Austin Vida is proud to bring the Latin dance party to the UT campus area once again as we present the third installment of our new Barrio Bash series on Saturday, April 27, at Spider House Ballroom. Our goal is to bring together the best and most diverse Latin Alternative bands on one stage while […]

Download: Clásico Vol. 02 by DJ Chorizo Funk & Rudy Rexx

Peligrosa member and Lords of Wax champion DJ Chorizo Funk and percussionist Rudy Rex released their second installment of their Clásico series today via Soundcloud (see player below). Clásico Vol. 02 was recorded live from their April set at Takoba. This set includes more Brazilian music than their first release along with the usual mix […]

[4/5] Preview: Body Rock at Sahara Lounge

Today is the first Friday of the month and that means it is time to party once again with DJ Chorizo Funk and friends at Sahara Lounge for Body Rock. What started in 2010 at Plush is now one of the city’s best dance parties featuring the best old school soul, hip hop, funk, Afro-Latin […]

[1/4] Preview: Body Rock at Sahara Lounge

First Fridays in Austin mean it is time for Body Rock. A monthly dance party that started in February 2o1o at Plush, Body Rock is now a growing movement that is taking over East Austin neighborhood venue, Sahara Lounge. Lead by new Peligrosa member Chorizo Funk, Body Rock will have attendees will dance to old […]

[12/21] Preview: Peligrosa 5 year anniversary party at Holy Mountain

Tonight Peligrosa will be celebrating their five year anniversary at recently opened Holy Mountain, formerly Beauty Bar. For five years the Austin-based Latin DJ collective have helped define the Latin music scene here in the Live Music Capital. They are emblematic of the new wave of Latinos in the U.S. and especially here in Austin, […]

Download: Clásico Vol. 1 by Chorizo Funk

Lords of Wax champion and new Peligrosa member Chorizo Funk released his latest mix today online, Clásico Vol. 1. The mix is available as a free download from his SoundCloud page, where you can find other live mix gems from his popular Body Rock parties. The mix is named after his new party series he […]

[11/3] Preview: Típico with Chorizo Funk & DJ Orión at Hotel Vegas

On Saturday, November 3, two of Austin’s favorite Latino DJs are coming together again for their new monthly residency at Hotel Vegas. Titled “Típico,” the series will feature Chorizo Funk (Body Rock) and DJ Orión (Peligrosa) and take place every first Saturday night of the month. The best part? It’s free for 21+. Peligrosa DJ […]

Download: “Chorizo Chunks 13” by Chorizo Funk

Here it is! Number 13 in the Chorizo Chunks series! As always with my Chorizo Chunks, this was recorded live. This mix series captures one of my favorite parts of dejaying; playing for a crowd. The songs that I play and the way that I mix them is influenced by the vibe of the party, […]