Rey Pila announces fall tour that includes ACL Fest performance

exico City indie quartet Rey Pila announced they will be supporting Interpol on their upcoming tour, starting Sept. 15 in Vancouver, BC and have been added to this year’s Austin City Limits Festival line up.

Austin Ticket Giveaway: Carla Morrison at Empire Control Room & Garage

Win tickets to see Latin Grammy Award winner Carla Morrison at Empire Control Room & Garage on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Morrison will be joined by Pan Dulce Productions signee Jandro and Sol Pereyra. Austin-based bilingual folkera Gina Chavez opens.

Dapuntobeat announces release of U.S. Debut ‘I/O’ via Nacional Records

Mexico City-based electro-funk band Dapuntobeat announced the release of their U.S. debut album I/O, out on Aug. 6 through Nacional Records. This album challenged the band to get out of their comfort zone, writing new songs from scratch that would reach bigger audiences outside their fanbase. Still, I/O features songs with their signature sound full […]

SXSW Spotlight: The Copper Gamins

The Copper Gamins unleash their volatile mix of White Stripes, John Lomax, and Pedro Infante at SXSW (courtesy photo) Mexico City-based indie duo The Copper Gamins are composed of guitarist/songwriter José Carmen and drummer Claus Lafania. The Copper Gamins’ music contains elements of punk rock and folk with traditional blues at the nucleus of it […]