Merch Giveaway: Gina Chavez live from The Good Music Club CD+DVD

Our friends at The Good Music Club have been producing great quality live videos and recordings for over two years. During Free Week this past January, we (Austin Vida) curated their first all Latin music showcase at their new home venue, Spider House Ballroom. They taped all four acts, one of them being Austin-based singer […]

Juana Molina releases music video for “Sin Guía, No”

Argentinian singer-songwriter Juana Molina released her new music video for her song “Sin Guía, No.” Directed by Argentine filmmaker/artist Dr Sepian, the video was shot in Tierra de Fuego, at the southernmost tip of the South American continent. It’s inspired by the Hain initiation ceremonies which used to be performed by the Shelknam people, who were among […]

Ani Cordero to release “Recordar: Latin American Songs of Love and Protest”

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Ani Cordero highlights Latin American musicians from the 1930s-1970s with her new album “Recordar: Latin American Songs of Love and Protest” out Apr. 29.

María del Pilar premieres music video for “Huaso de los Angelitos” featuring Gepe

María del Pilar has just premiered the music video to “Huaso de los Angelitos” off her debut solo album Songs + Canciones I. The video also features Chilean indie-pop star Gepe—who is known for his unique style of electropop infused with Chilean folk. The new video also includes a separate mini introduction video (see below) […]

Interview: Irene Díaz, from Kickstarter to Latina indie darling on the rise

When you look at singer-songwriter Irene Díaz you would never guess that such a big and soulful voice comes out of that petite figure, but trust me it does. We met up at the Downtown Rehearsal studio—east of downtown Los Angeles—where she told me all about the whirlwind of a life she’s had in the […]

Download: “Olé” by Cupéro

New York-based pop-rock artist Clarissa Cupero released “Olé,” her newest single from her third EP, released on Jan. 22. “Olé” –a common expression used in Spain- was inspired by her experiences while living in Spain and highly influenced by Flamenco music and the Spanish culture. Cupéro performed “Olé” and other Spanish and English songs at […]

Suzanna Choffel covers “Tú Solo Tú”

Austin native Suzanna Choffel is a soulful singer-songwriter that now resides in Brooklyn, New York. Often compared to pop-singer Nelly Furtado, Choffel’s music appeals to the most discriminating critics as well as music lovers from all walks of life. If Davíd Garza had a Caucasian female equivalent, it would be Choffel. Currently Choffel is performing […]

(9/2011) Preview: Carrie Rodriguez residency at Threadgill’s

Austin singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez is the daughter of critically acclaimed songwriter David Rodriguez. Rodriguez’s great aunt is Eva Garza, a popular recording artist in the 1950s. With a gene pool like that, it is no wonder she has become one of Austin’s most beloved vocalists, songwriters and musicians (fiddle, guitar) in her own right. Learn more about […]

(8/29) Preview: Lindi Ortega at Cactus Cafe

Lindi Ortega is a Toronto based musician and singer-songwriter. Born to an Irish mother and a Mexican father, Ortega was inspired musically at early age by watching her father’s Latin band growing up (NPR). Originally signed to Cherrytree/Interscope Records, Ortega was later released and now calls Last Gang Records home. She has performed with many well […]

Win Free Stuff: Federico Aubele at The Parish concert tickets

Federico Aubele is an Argentinian born singer-songwriter who fuses together indie, bolero, American ambient  and acoustic. He has performed with the likes of Thievery Corporation, who later signed Aubele to their label, Eighteenth Street Lounge Music. Those in Austin may also remember Aubele as he performed in 2006 at ACL Fest. Aubele is currently wrapping […]