Interview: The creative genius that is Mexican Institute of Sound

Camilo Lara, also known as Mexican Institute of Sound (M.I.S.), does not like taking things slowly. Very much like his music, Lara is a mix of many worlds. The Mexico City-based producer and DJ has joined the Nacional Records family, has three full-length albums and two EP’s to call his own, plus outside projects like […]

Preview: Este Vato at Trophy’s

Austin based Latin fusion band, Este Vato, performs on Saturday, Feb. 5 at Trophy’s. A regular feature here on Austin Vida, Este Vato (Spanish for “this dude” FYI) is often compared to Ozomatli and San Antonio band Bombasta. Their music is a great combination of rock, funk, hip hop, cumbia and other traditional Latin music. […]