Alejandro Escovedo don’t need no six-string basses

Alejandro Escovedo don’t need no six-string basses

November 14, 2013

By Sam Quiñones, A Reporter’s Blog Last week, in the middle of a 90-minute set in West L.A., Alejandro Escovedo hunched over his black electric guitar and splayed his feet […]

SXSW Music Interview With Astro Singer Andrés Nusser

March 30, 2012

One of the best parts of SXSW Music is getting to see bands that come to Austin from distant parts of the world, some of which are visiting the U.S. […]

Happy Friday From Maneja Beto!

January 27, 2012

Maneja Beto is a band based in Austin, Texas that combines styles like cumbia and Tejano with rock and synth. They are super popular in their hometown, but have also […]

Happy Friday From Rage Against The Machine!

January 20, 2012

If you didn’t grow up listening to Rage Against The Machine, or at least know who they are, it’s kind of hard for me to figure out how to introduce […]

Happy Friday From Chicana Punk Rockers The Bags!

January 13, 2012

The Bags was a punk rock group that formed in LA in the 1970s, with Alice Armandariz as the front woman and singer. Her stage name, Alice Bags, has stayed with […]

Happy Friday From Ruido Rosa!

November 11, 2011

This burgeoning Mexico City quartet has got a classic rock sound in which influences of Led Zeppelin and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs can be heard. They started to gain attention after winning […]

El Chicano, Ronstadt Should Be In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

October 28, 2011

After doing a little research, I discovered that only two Latino musicians have been inducted in Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.   If you guessed 1998 inductee Carlos […]