Andrea Echeverri of Aterciopelados coming to SXSW 2014; reflects on Latin Grammy nomination

On the eve of the next round of South By Southwest (SXSW) showcasing artists announcement coming out tomorrow, we thought we’d spotlight (arguably) the biggest name in Latin Alternative thus far that will touch down in Austin next March. Nacional Records recording artist and frontwoman of Latin Grammy winners Aterciopelados, Andrea Echeverri, is on the […]

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 […]

Café Tacvba to make SXSW debut at Auditorium Shores

South by Southwest (SXSW) announced today that Mexican Latin Alternative icons Café Tacvba will be making their SXSW debut at Auditorium Shores on Thursday, Mar. 14. This year the Thursday show at Auditorium Shores is presented by NPR. Rounding out what could be the best Latin Alternative showcase SXSW has ever seen are fellow Mexicans […]

Bajofondo release “Pide Piso” video

Latin Grammy award winning band Bajofondo released their new music video for “Pide Piso,” the lead single of their upcoming album Presente, out on Mar. 5 through Sony Masterworks. “Pide Piso” tells a romance based on the heart of Latin America through an 80’s 8-bit video game. This animated video, directed by Bajofondo’s founder Gustavo […]