Nacional Records announces debut release from Jungle Fire

LA-based Afro-Latin funksters Jungle Fire will release their debut album on Sept. 30 via Nacional Records.

Chilean indie stars Alex Anwandter and Gepe to release collaboration album ‘Alex & Daniel’

Alex Anwandter and Gepe, two of Chile’s most popular indie stars, announced that they will come together to release a collaborative album ‘Alex & Daniel.’

LAMC announces lineup for the annual free concert at Celebrate Brooklyn

The LAMC has announced the lineup for the annual free concert at Celebrate Brooklyn, which will feature the acclaimed (and recently reunited) Latin Grammy winning duo Illya Kuryaki & the Valderramas, Latin Grammy-winners ChocQuibTown, and hard-hitting electronic duo RVSB (DJ Raff + Latin Bitman).

Pachanga announces official pre-show and after parties

The folks from Pachanga Latino Music Festival announced their official pre-show and a multiple after parties surrounding the festival. The festival happens on May 10 at Fiesta Gardens, but tickets for the off site events will only be available at the door of each specified venue and must be purchased separately. Pachanga ticket holders will […]

Santé Les Amis to release U.S. debut album via Nacional Records

Popular U.S.-based Latin Alternative record label Nacional Records announced that they will be releasing the U.S. debut Sudamericana, from Montevideo, Uruguay electro-rockers Santé Les Amis. Set for a May 27 release, Sudamericana will feature songs in both English and Spanish along with a special dubmix of “The Road” produced by Vaimaca Dub. Santé Les Amis […]

Spanish indie rockers Polock announce release of ‘Rising Up’

Spanish indie-pop band and Nacional Records artist Polock announced their sophomore album Rising Up will be released on Apr. 15 in The United States, Canada and Mexico. Often referred to as the Spanish answer to France’s Pheonix, Polock’s English-language lyrics and undeniably catchy choruses made their debut album Falling From The Trees a blogosphere favorite. […]

[3/14 – 3/15] Preview: Pan Americana Fest 2014

On Friday, March 14, the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC) and Bellas Artes Alliance will present the fourth annual Pan Americana Fest. The free two-day event will feature some of the world’s best Latin Alternative along with local and regional acts for all to see during South by Southwest (SXSW). With a […]

[3/13] Preview: Nacional Records & Friends official SXSW showcase

Thursday, Mar. 13, U.S.- based Latin Alternative record label Nacional Records will present their official South by Southwest (SXSW) showcase at The Palm Door on 6th. The (almost) annual showcase will include four of the label’s official SXSW artists along with two “friends” in the Latin Alternative scene. Two of their artists are household names […]

Austin Vida presents Barrio Bash Vol. V at The Sahara Lounge

After a brief hiatus from publishing and a very successful Free Week in January, Austin Vida is back. What better time to come back than during South by Southwest than with our annual Barrio Bash (unofficial) day party at The Sahara Lounge? With so many Latin bands in town from all over the United States […]

Austin Vida + Blastro2 video interview: Mexican Instititute of Sound

Hotel Vegas and The Volstead Lounge hosted a special Red Bull Panamérika event in September that featured Nacional Records recording artist Mexican Institute of Sound (MIS). The concert was part of the four city “Wazzap Tour” in which MIS performed with a full band and Los Master Plus co-headlined each tour date.  It was one […]