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Latin Grammy winner singer-songwriter Vicente García to perform at the Troubadour in Los Angeles

Latin Grammy winner singer-songwriter  Vicente García to perform at the Troubadour in Los Angeles

ABOUT VICENTE GARCIA
Vicente Garcia is a Dominican singer, songwriter and musician that combines different music styles such as Bachata, Reggae, Ska and other Latin Rhythms. Since a young age Garcia started to become part of various musical projects that in some way have influenced him to that special sensibility for the Dominican music that characterize him nowadays.



During 2010 he decided to start a solo career and releases his first album called “Melodrama” which started to place him as future talent of the Latin music and one of the most influential artists from the Dominican Republic. This album included songs like “Como Has Logrado” and “Mi Balcón” that are some of the songs preferred by Garcia s fans.



In 2016 García signed with Sony Music Colombia and released his most recent production called “A la Mar” which includes “Carmesí”, the powerful first single which is about to reach 3 million views on its official video in YouTube. “A la Mar” combines African and Caribbean rhythms with Latin genres like Bachata, Reggae, Pri-pri and Gagá.



In April 2017, Vicente released his new single called “Dulcito e Coco” and also hits the road with A la Mar Tour, visiting cities like Bogota, Barranquilla, Santo Domingo, Lima, Madrid, Barcelona, Medellin, Cartagena, Tunja, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, San Juan, and many others.



The tour continues on July, this time visiting Europe with 8 concerts around Spain and Belgium. 



Vicente have received 4 nominations so far with his second album “A la Mar”, Composer of the Year and Album of the year on the Soberano Awards 2017. Best Latinamerican Album and Best New Latinamerican Artist at the Shock Awards 2016.

Only few more days to apply for the opportunity to present a Musical Project in a Showcase at FIMPRO in Guadalajara, Mexico

Only few more days to apply for the opportunity to present a Musical Project in a Showcase at FIMPRO in Guadalajara, Mexico

With the objective of supporting and strengthening cultural industries specifically in the musical industry sector, Cultura UDG will hold once again "The International Music Fair" (FIMPRO) from May 24 to 26 in Guadalajara, Mexico, and is calling all musicians to apply for the chance to be selected to showcase your project or band to national and international professionals. 

 

The deadline to submit your application is this coming February 4th at 11:59 PM. Registration will be carried out through a registration form available on the website: www.fimguadalajara.mx. 
Musicians and / or musical groups that develop their work linked to Urban popular music (rock, hip hop, electronic, jazz, pop, tropical, fusions and new trends), traditional music and classical music can apply. The members must be of legal age, originating in any country of the American continent and have a musical project with at least one publication, either EP or LP (physical or digital). The requirements to be considered is to have fully completed online registration form on https://www.fimguadalajara.mx.


Cultura UDG has appointed a jury made up of a group of national and international experts with experience and recognized trajectory in sectors of the music and scenic arts, who will evaluate the proposals and will issue the pertinent judgments and, if considered necessary, will be able to declare annulment.



This year the Jury is composed by Musician and music producer Kiko Dinucci(Brasil), musician and music producer Antonio "Toy Machete" Hernández(México), journalist and radio and TV personality Diego Londoño(Colombia),Content Coordinator in Reactor Radio Olivia Luna (Mexico) and the Director of Festival Cosquín Rock José Palazzo (Argentina). 


FIMPRO is an organized platform of socialization, information and training where artists, promoters, representatives of record labels and event organizers of big festivals, have the opportunity to interact, and share ideas and experiences about the music business. FIMPRO promotes the link between the participants and the networks who create and share information, with the goal of being the music industry s epicenter of development and evolution. The FIMPRO encounter seeks to position itself as a platform for promotion, commercial space and a meeting point to make agreements and business between local creators and organizers of national and international events. During 3 days, cultural entrepreneurs from all over the world will be attentive to the cultural offer, with the aim to identify products that satisfy their strategic needs and negotiate the conditions of their diffusion in national and international markets. For additional information on FIMPRO go the their official website.

 

For technical questions about the registration form contact via email convocatoria@fimguadalajara.mx For any other questions regarding the call write to contacto@fimguadalajara.mx

www.fimguadalajara.mx 

Los Drugos regresan con nuevo video a la escena musical

Los Drugos regresan con nuevo video a la escena musical

Y un dia decidieron volver...LOS DRUGOS la banda de enmascarados del rock peruano esta oficialmente de regreso en la escena local y este JUEVES 23 DE FEBRERO se subira al escenario de la PLAZUELA DE LAS ARTES del Teatro Municipal de LIma, para junto a otras bandas ofrecer un show gratuito y al aire libre interpretando sus mejores temas asi como algunos nuevos que incluiran en su album de retorno titulado "BACK IN BLACK" proyectado para ser lanzado en la segunda mitad de este año.


Un detalle  a resaltar en el show que ofreceran LOS DRUGOS es que rendiran homenaje a la memoria del Gran y recientemente desaparecido compositor peruano AUGUSTO POLO CAMPOS intepretando una version rock del clasico REGRESA, uno de los emblematicos e historicos valses que creara el celebre artista y que hoy es parte escencial de la historia y la cultura musical del Perú.



Paralelamente los enmascarados rockeros han lanzado a traves de la redes y plataformas digitales "SGT. PEPPER S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND" el quinto video clip promocional de su álbum #TributoaSgtPeppers2017 , un audiovisual cargado de COLORIDA PSICODELIA que busca rememorar la vanguardia y el momento artístico que este movimiento represento para la juventud de los años 60 s…El Clip muestra a la banda interpretando el tema desarrollando  acciones que junto a los intensos colores utilizados en el clip le dan un aire de frescura y renovación al clásico de The Beatles 

El mató a un Policía Motorizado, presents new B-side releases from La Síntesis OKonor

El mató a un Policía Motorizado, presents new B-side releases from La Síntesis OKonor


El Mató a Un Policía Motorizado kicks off 2018 with the gift of new B-side tracks - a new track,"La Casa Fantasmal," and an acoustic version of  El Tesoro," recorded while on tour in a hotel room in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Spanish Indie Rock Band VETUSTA MORLA premieres Punto Sin Retorno, performed live at Hansa Studios

Spanish Indie Rock Band VETUSTA MORLA premieres  Punto Sin Retorno, performed live at Hansa Studios

 

The Spanish alt-rock band Vetusta Morla releases the music video for "Punto Sin Retorno" from its latest album Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar. It s a unique video, featuring a creatively reimagined version of the song that portrays the band s six members performing it live-in-studio. This session was filmed in Berlin s Hansa Studios, where in April 2017 the group recorded its latest album alongside the musician and producer Carles "Campi" Campón.


In a statement, Vetusta Morla offered other details about this audiovisual document: "During our two weeks in Berlin, our goal was not to sound like six people making music in the same room. To that end, we decided to experiment and revisit songs in a way that we hadn t before. When the Hansa sessions were about to end, we got together with the video team to create several takes of Punto Sin Retorno in a different format from the album version, including one with an earlier draft of the lyrics. It came together instantaneously and organically, it was captured on video in a way that made use of the studio s acoustic strengths, our performance and the chemistry we create by making music in close quarters."


"Punto Sin Retorno" is about a discrete moment that many of us have experienced: when we realize that we ve embarked on a path where there s no turning back, and we must take the hand of the person by our side to continue forward. Knowing that we don t have enough fuel to turn around, we follow our intuition, carried along by a force stronger than our will. It s a force that doesn t follow maps, but has an infallible compass that takes us beyond our own horizons.


This is the fourth music video released from Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar. The first was Te lo Digo a Ti (I Tell You), directed by Nacho Vigalondo, who also co-starred alongside Lolita Flores and Nacho Vegas. The second video was "Deséame Suerte" (Wish Me Luck), directed by Fernando Franco, who has frequently worked with the band. The third video was "El Discurso del Rey" (The King s Speech), which premiered on Christmas Eve. It was produced by the Cuadra Picha Audiovisual Collective and scripted by "El Mundo Today".


This year, Vetusta Morla will take its Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar Tour to 17 cities in eight countries. During Vetusta Morla s tour in support of its previous album La Deriva (2014), the band played for over 300,000 fans in 10 countries.

LOS DRUGOS : A DAY IN THE LIFE - Video Estreno

LOS DRUGOS : A DAY IN THE LIFE -  Video Estreno

LOS DRUGOS estrenan "A DAY IN THE LIFE" el cuarto video clip promocional de su álbum Tributo a Sgt Peppers, un audiovisual de PSICODELIA EN BLANCO Y NEGRO...

Este Clip "Performance" muestra a Drugo Bazto y Drugo Guit (vocalista y guitarrista de la banda) interpretando su versión del clásico de The Beatles en formato acústico-sinfónico

Este nuevo video ha sido precedido en los últimos meses por otros como "SHE S LEAVING HOME", "BENEFIT OF MR. KITE" y "SGT. PEPPER S REPRISE" todos ellos tambien promocionales del album tributo que trajo de regreso a la banda de enmascarados del rock peruano a la escena musical.


Como se sabe, LOS DRUGOS,  reaparecieron a mediados de este año con un disco en el rinden tributo al "Sgt. Pepper s Lonely Hearts Club Band" de THE BEATLES al conmemorarse 50 Años de su lanzamiento oficial reversionandolo íntegramente, en su particular estilo.

Este disco de retorno de los enmascarados rockeros titulado SGT. DRUGOS LONELY MASK CLUB BAND" se encuentra alojado en PLATAFORMAS DIGITALES (Spotify, Itunes, Apple Music, Soundcloud, Google Play entre otras).

Spanish Indie Rock band VETUSTA MORLA present their new album Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar

Spanish Indie Rock band VETUSTA MORLA present their new album Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar

Vetusta Morla released their new production Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar, their fourth studio album that has led the list of album sales in both physical and streaming formats since its launch in their native state Spain on November 10, reaching #1 on the most important digital platforms.

 

Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar is an album that invites the same epicenter of Vetusta Morla to first-hand experience the reaffirmation of its essence; ironically, cemented in a hectic metamorphosis. The album reflects a transformation process in a fragmented way while being a process in itself; it s a story and the result of it. Its ten songs can be read as a guide that emanates from the band s need to continue interpreting their reality through music by keeping intact their known undeniable honesty.

 

In the process, the six-piece outfit were surrounded by new partners: Carles Campi Campón (Jorge Drexler, Natalia Lafourcade) with whom they co-produced the album at the Hansa Studios in Berlin, and Dave Fridmann (MGMT, Tame Impala, The Flaming Lips) who was in charge of mixing the 10 songs that make up Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar.

 

In 2018, the band will present their new album live, visiting 16 cities in 7 countries including their performance in the mega festival Vive Latino. The kick-off will be at the capital of Peru, Lima, where the group will perform live for the first time in their career. They will then continue to Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Argentina, destinations that the sextet has regularly visited since 2009 in their tours and where they are received with a legion of followers. The second leg of the Mismo Sitio, Distinto Lugar live presentations will be held in the Iberian Peninsula with 2 concerts in Portugal and 8 in Spain.

 

The new album by Vetusta Morla was released in Spain on CD and vinyl. Meanwhile, the album is available in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina in CD format, and available in the rest of the world in digital format.

 

The new album is available on Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Deezer and Amazon, among others.

Making Movies releases De Paisano a Paisano, the 2nd single of their upcoming new Ep

Making Movies releases De Paisano a Paisano, the 2nd single of their upcoming new Ep

Making Movies have partnered with Los Lobos frontman David Hidalgo to create a twist on the famous Los Tigres Del Norte song De Paisano A Paisano, a song available in all digital platforms now and; for limited time free to download at La Banda Elástica Magazine. De Paisano a Paisano is the second single of their upcoming new EP "You Are Another Me" set to be released on December 1st. 

 

Making Movies, who just wrapped up their 22 city Immigrants Are Beautiful Tour, as a celebration of solidarity in the face of fear-mongering and hate. Frontman Enrique Chi shared, "It s time to realize we are all part of this continuum, this beautifully flawed human race that has migrated from every continent to bring us all the beauty we enjoy today." 

 

"There is no other musician in the world I would rather have play Paisano with us than David Hidalgo."  Singer and guitarist of Making Movies, Enrique Chi explains.  "History often only remembers the victories but we need not forget that when Los Lobos started touring, thirty some years ago, merely singing in Spanish at a rock club could result in being booed, harassed and kicked off stage.  Their music alone was a form of protest, they were and are still warriors.  His accordion work on this song brings me to tears and his vocal enters undermine musically and spiritually lifting me up.  What an honor, protest can beautiful."

 

David Hidalgo continues, "The lead vocal on Paisano is so soulful.  I didn t want to mess with it so the harmony isn t traditional but neither is Making Movies and that s a good thing. Beautiful!  Making movies aren t afraid to speak up. They boldly chose this song because it tells the story of what our country and our people are going through and have been for years."

 

Making Movies is an American rock and roll band that captivates audiences with their interweaving of Afro-Latino rhythms and psychedelic rock n roll.  The band was formed in Kansas City in 2009 by singer/guitarist Enrique Chi and his brother, bassist Diego Chi, joined by percussionist Juan-Carlos Chaurand and his brother, drummer Andres Chaurand.

 

On December 2nd, the band returns home after the 22 city Immigrants Are Beautiful Tour to Kansas City to host a special "I Am Another You Experience" at Knuckleheads.  The night is meant to bring the community together; we want to show that protest can be beautiful, says Enrique Chi, lead singer of Making Movies. This one-night-only show will feature a theatrical rendition of I Am Another You, the artistically ambitious and politically charged bilingual follow up to 2014 s A La Deriva. The self-released I Am Another You explores themes of immigration and identity and has become a battle cry against the anti-immigration and racist hate speech that has risen in recent months.

 

 FREE DOWNLOAD "DE PAISANO A PAISANO" HERE

Andrés Calamaro wins the Latin Grammy in the category best Rock Song for la Noche

Andrés Calamaro wins the Latin Grammy in the category best Rock Song for la Noche

El argentino Andrés Calamaro gana su tercer premio Latin Grammy en la categoría Mejor Canción Rock por el tema "La Noche", tema incluído en su más reciente álbum de estudio titulado "Volumen II" (Warner Music Latina).El músico compositor y productor, y una de las figuras más respetadas en el ámbito de la música tanto en su país como internacionalmente, recibió el premio en la 18va entrega de los premios Grammy Latino celebrado en Las Vegas este jueves.


"Volumen II", es el décimo cuarto disco de estudio de Calamaro como solista y el primero en grabar con canciones originales desde 2013. Un disco con 18 canciones de alto voltaje, letras fuertes y contenido atrevido; y se suma a un total de 29 discos entre albums recopilatorios y grabaciones en vivo.


Calamaro, cuenta con más de 50 colaboraciones con otros artistas que son parte también de su repertorio discográfico, con artistas como Charly García, El Tri, Bunbury, Fito Paez, Joaquín SabinaJuan Gabriel y Gustavo Cerati entre muchos otros.


Previo a su carrera como solista, Calamaro grabó 4 discos como miembro del legendario grupo Los Abuelos  De La Nada y más tarde, siendo residente en España como integrante y fundador  de el grupo Los Rodriguez, graba 7 discos, logrando éxito en España y reconocimiento internacional.
Como productor, Calamaro produjo discos con Los EnanitosLos Cadillacs, Man Ray y Cornelio y La Zona entre otros.


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