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Junior Mesa
Junior Mesa finds some healing on the vibrant psyche-pop of “Cirque du Freak”

Junior Mesa has unveiled his sophomore project with the release of his new EP Cirque du Freak, an elaborate collision of the artist’s love of the kind of Sgt. Peppers-era psychedelic textures with his own burgeoning struggle with his own existential strife. Created while Mesa was struggling with the aftermath of an epilepsy diagnosis and […]

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Steven Ward |
Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt
Photos: Son Rompe Pera, Subsuelo & Late Night Laggers heat up the Levitt with vibrant cumbia and then some

Hailing from Mexico City, and currently on their first U.S. Tour, Son Rompe Pera, make a stop at the Levitt Pavilion for a free show Saturday night. The music-filled evening began with DJ sets by Late Night Laggers and El Canyonazo from the Subsuelo crew. Their sets ranged from cumbia, hip-hop, house, reggaeton to dancehall, just […]

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Sancha
100 Latinx Indie Songs You Need To Stream Now

Today we’re closing out Hispanic Heritage Month with 100 songs from rising Latinx indie bands you need to listen to now. Many of the Latin bands and artists on this playlist are very well known and have laid down some serious influence on the music and lives of others. Here’s just a few of the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Tropa Magica
Tropa Magica spiral towards something truly sublime on Tripiando Al Infinito En Mi Recámara

Brothers and band-mates, the psychedelic cumbia-punk that David and Rene Pacheco have pieced together over a decade as Tropa Magica has coalesced into something sublime on their sophomore album Tripiando Al Infinito En Mi Recámara (Tripping to Infinity in my Bedroom). Expanding on their alt-grunge-psych Cumbia sounds with a variety of new tastes and styles— […]

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Steven Ward |