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Bratty - latin singer
Bratty Teams Up with Hinds on “¿Y Cómo?” Ahead of New EP Out Jan. 5

Mexican bedroom-pop project BRATTY continues to experiment with a little help from Spain’s all-female rockers Hinds on “¿Y Cómo?” The single comes after Culiacán, Sinaloa native Jenny Juárez, the mind behind BRATTY, collaborated with Madrid duo Yawners ahead of her next release Es Mi Fiesta Y Si Quiero Hago Un, due January 5 of next […]

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Reyna Tropical
Reyna Tropical Return To Celebrate the Afro-Latine Diaspora on New Single “Lo Siento”

Reyna Tropical has shared a new song with the release “Lo Siento,” along with a date at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 15. The track is the first since the tragic passing of producer Sumohair (Nectali Diaz), who along with Fabi Reyna created the project out of a shared passion for […]

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Ambar Lucid Draws From Multiple Genres in New Double Single “444” and “Ms. Moon”

Ambar Lucid concludes an eventful 2022, marked by her first headlining tour, with a double single “444” and “Ms. Moon.” Ahead of her 2023 album Estrella, the newest pair of songs see her moving in and out of genres without seeming as though they’re a compromise in sound. Instead, Ambar stays true to a unique […]

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Tenci’s Sophomore Release “A Swollen River, A Well Overflowing” Heals Through Introspection Ahead of 2023 California Dates

Chicago folk band Tenci’s newest album, A Swollen River, A Well Overflowing, longs for the past while simultaneously moving passed memories with mature mitigation. Initially beginning as a “bedroom-folk project” of singer-songwriter Jess Shoman in late 2018, she soon expanded the project into a full-fledged band reaching far outside the confines of their home city. […]

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The Paranoias debut playfully unholy music video for new single “Felicity 2”

LA ska band and avowed “your ladies’ favorite band,” The Paranoias, have unveiled a music video for their newest single, “Felicity 2.” About as unholy as it is frisky, the song is undoubtedly the most endearing attempt you’ll hear at waiting for someone who’s already taken. Primarily sung in Spanish through singer Ralf Velazquez’s playful […]

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The Tiarras release new single and visuals “Cumbia en el Cielo” just in time for Dia de Los Muertos

Texas trio The Tiarras, fka as Tiarra Girls, are back for a new Dia de Los Muertos-inspired single and video, “Cumbia en el Cielo.” Serving as an ode to the aforementioned musical genre and those who’ve passed away, the Mexican-American band of sisters delivers saccharine manifestations through their unique fusion of cumbia and ska music. […]

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Jessie Reyez by Asha Moné
Photos: Jessie Reyez delivers endless joy in Spanish and English at the Hollywood Palladium 

Spilled lemonade and Tito’s vodka christened the floor of the Hollywood Palladium this past Monday night as Colombian-Canadian songstress, Jessie Reyez gifted fans with her insatiable voice and vibes. There aren’t too many artists currently that can sell out the Palladium and have fans singing every English and Spanish song on the setlist. That’s a […]

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KEANA
KEANA Syncs a Dissolving Relationship to Dreamy-Electro pop on “In My Head (Ah Ah)”

East Los Angeles-based artist KEANA has unveiled a new single with the release of “In My Head (Ah Ah),” a melodically effervescent retelling of a relationship that’s beginning to crumble apart. It’s also the third single she’s released this year, following the drops of “Cosmic” and “The Fall.” And with just the handful of releases […]

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Steven Ward |
Musician Silvana Estrada poses for a portrait in Bosque Chapultepec, Mexico City, in advance of the release of her album "Marchita." 
Silvana Estrada will close out The Ford’s 2022 Season this October 23 joined by the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles

The Ford will close their concert season with a passionate Silvana Estrada show backed by LA Phil’s own Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) on Sunday, Oct. 23. Accompanied by her treasured Venezuelan cuatro, Estrada brings a soulful exploration into music representative of her upbringing in Mexico, amplified by an orchestral sound from Members of YOLA. […]

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Ibeyi
Ibeyi Releases New Single “Juice of Mandarins” — See Them Next Year at The Regent on Mar. 10

Ibeyi (sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé) have shared a new single with the release of “Juice of Mandarins,” see them next year in Los Angeles at The Regent on Friday, Mar. 10 — rescheduled from The Ford. The duo actually first debuted the song amidst the vibrance of A COLORS SHOW, its yellow-pink splashed walls reflecting back the […]

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Mabe Fratti
Beyond LA: Mabe Fratti Shares New Single “No se ve desde acá” off Upcoming Album “Se Ve Desde Aquí” Out Oct. 14th

Guatemalan cellist and composer Mabe Fratti has unveiled a new song with the release of “No se ve desde acá,” the latest preview of her third album Se Ve Desde Aquí which will be released on Oct. 14. True to her flair for instrumental experimentation the song tweaks an expected cyclical structure of chorus-verse-chorus into […]

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Soltera
5 Latinx Indie Music Artists and Bands You Need To Listen to Now

In celebration of the first day of Latinx Heritage Month / Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting some of our favorite artists and bands that just so happen to be of Latine heritage. For years, Latinx have been overlooked when it comes to indie music, these artists are some of the most underrepresented in this expansive […]

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Wild Heart Club
Beyond LA: Wild Heart Club Soothes Heartbreak and Band-breaks with Retro-Gleaming Pop on Debut Album “Arcade Back in Manitou”

As the vehicle for producer and singer/songwriter Kristen Castro’s retro-gleaming creations, Wild Heart Club started as a coping mechanism for a two-fold breakup of a relationship and her band. Stuck inside like everyone else during the pandemic, the Mexican-American artist found catharsis by retreating into the dually digital and analog conjured dreamworlds of her sleek […]

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Vanessa Zamora Damaleona
Mexican Experimental Pop Artist Vanessa Zamora to Headline The Echoplex in celebration of DAMALEONA VOL. 1

Vanessa Zamora will be performing at The Echoplex on Friday, November 11. Vanessa Zamora will perform her new album DAMALEONA VOL. 1 for the first time. Tickets are on sale now at $18 plus service fees.  As a native of Tijuana, Mexico — Vanessa Zamora is a talented musician who can play a number of […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Soltera
Soltera shares a trippy and mesmerizing music video for “Me Olvidé” off her debut “Sin Compromiso” EP

Colombian experimental dance project Soltera has shared a new music video for their hypnotic track “Me Olvidé” off last year’s Sin Compromiso EP. The four-minute track served as the finale for the six-song collection and as such is a relentless sonic soundscape of mesmerizing electronica. And the new video for “Me Olvidé,” directed by L. […]

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Empress Of
Empress Of dances away the heartbreak on ecstatic new EP “Save Me”

Heartbreak might fuel the hurricane of emotion that rampages throughout Empress Of‘s new EP Save Me — but in no way does she succumb to it. Instead, with its dance-hall sonics and rapt electronica, the four-song collection offers an alternative to the end of a relationship. One that begins with the ecstatic and profound celebratory […]

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Doris Anahi 2022
Doris Anahi Reflects on the Ties that Bind Us with New Single “It Wasn’t You”

Dropping her second single from forthcoming EP, Chicana singer/songwriter Doris Anahi’s “It Wasn’t You” is a beautiful, soulful croon and love letter to her hometown, Los Angeles. Starting off to a Bolero trot that meets lush vocals, Anahi flows between Spanish and English as she paints a picture of nostalgia and playful recollection. Co-written by […]

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Ambar Lucid 2022
Ambar Lucid Shares Dreamy Video for New Single ”girl ur so pretty” — L.A. Tour Date at El Rey

With her newest single “girl ur so pretty,” Mexican/ Dominican bilingual songstress Ambar Lucid creates a pop infused dreamscape that revels in an enticing and flirty romanticism between two friends, one of whom has a boyfriend. While the relationship isn’t defined, and there are some barriers, the draw between these two individuals inevitably pulls them […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Joel Jerome
Album Review: Joel Jerome shares a dreamy journey with new record ‘Super Flower Blood Moon’

There is a simmering tenderness that radiates from Joel Jerome‘s newest album Super Flower Blood Moon, his first since 2017’s Cosmic Bear Jamboree. The very first recordings of which blossomed out of songs he recorded on his phone using a four-track app over a period of two-weeks. “They just wanted to hear the bare soul […]

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Sabrina Claudio
Sabrina Claudio Announces Tour Dates with Los Angeles Show at Hollywood Palladium Sept. 28

Puerto Rican and Cuban songstress, Sabrina Claudio has announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert at the Hollywood Palladium on Sept. 28. Additional Sabrina Claudio tour dates includes performances at the House of Blues in Anaheim (Sep 24), the Masonic in San Francisco (Sep 26), SOMA in San Diego (Sep 30), and many more […]

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