Todd P and NRMAL announce Festival NRMAL lineup

Brace yourselves; Festival NRMAL, one of Mexico’s leading independent music and arts festival, is returning this spring to Mexico’s second-largest city: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon. Since its creation in 2010, Festival NRMAL has become the go-to festival for artists that for some reason can’t come to Austin for South by Southwest. Now into their fourth year, […]

Madame Récamier releases music video for “Luz Verde”

Mexico City-based singer-songwriter Madame Récamier releases video for her latest single “Luz Verde” (Green Light) from her recently released new album ImaGina. The video features Madame Récamier telling a story in reverse mode, a really cool visual effect that will keep you staring at the screen and following every movement she makes. The dark and […]

Watch: “Just Give Me Bichola” by COSMOPOLiTAN

Mexico-based band COSMOPOLiTAN ends 2012 with their music video for “Just Give Me Bichola” in MTV’s popular video hits list Raizonica. “Give Me Bichola” was filmed at The Conga Room in Los Angeles and was successfully widespread throughout Mexico and South America upon release. This year COSMOPOLiTAN has already been considered for the Indie Music […]

Madame Récamier releases new digital single “Luz Verde”

Mexico City-based singer-songwriter Madame Récamier recently released her new digital single “Luz Verde” (Green Light) from her upcoming second full-length album ImaGina. “Luz Verde” is the follow up song to “Quiero” and features Mexican rock band Enjambre’s vocalist Luis Humberto Navejas.  ImaGina was produced by popular Monterrey, Mexico-based rock musician Chetes. The album takes all […]

Austin Vida + Blastro2 Video Interview: Ulises Lozano of Kinky

I caught up with Ulises Lozano, keyboard player and accordionist of Mexican band Kinky at Stubb’s. The band is currently on a U.S. tour in support of their recent release, Sueño de la Máquina, produced by legendary Dust Brother, John King. Growing up in Monterrey, Kinky’s hometown, it was easy to follow the band’s overwhelming […]

Panteón Rococó release ‘Ni Carne Ni Pescado’ in the U.S.

Mexico City-based Latin ska band Panteón Rococó released their new album Ni Carne Ni Pescado in the United States this week. The album combines new songs, covers and new versions of their own original songs by bands such as El Clan and DLD, and features artists like Kinky, Celso Piña, Maria Barracuda, Jot Dog and […]

Mexic-Arte screens ’2012: The Beginning’ followed by Q & A with Dr. Edwin Barnhart

2012: The Beginning screens Nov. 15 at Mexic-Arte Museum followed by a Q & A with Dr. Edwin Barnhart. Mexic-Arte is a non-profit, multidisciplinary, and multicultural museum that presents traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture. Founded in 1983, the museum began by educating and promoting traditional and contemporary Mexican and […]

C3 announces Kinky in concert at Stubb’s

One of Monterrey, Mexico’s biggest Latin Alternative bands, Kinky, is heading to Austin for a headlining concert at Stubb’s Jr. on Monday, December 17. The indie-electro quintet have not performed in Austin since 2008 at The Parish. Since then, they have releases two incredible full length albums, the latest being Sueño de la Máquina on […]

Watch: “Hard” by Furlafa

The rock pop synth duo, Furlafa, formerly known as Jimbo Rosso, has released their new EP, “Rock Es De Verano”. The five-track EP includes a the songs “Vuelve a Mirar,” “Hard,” “Rock Es De Verano,” Es Cierto,” and “Hula Ho.” The band will also be going on tour soon in support of their new album.

Café Tacvba to release ‘El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco’ in October

The long and awaited return of legendary Mexican rock band Cafe Tacvba is finally here. They will release their first album in five years called “El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco” on Oct. 22. An audience was invited to the recording sessions that occurred in four cities. Their single “De Este Lado Del Camino” released a little more than a month ago, gives us a quick preview of what to expect.