Los Hollywood: excitement in any language

The best word to describe Los Hollywood is excitement!  Lead singer and bassist Heidy Flores joined with drummer Gustavo Mojica and guitarist Mark Mondragon to create Los Hollywood, a SoCal-based band whose Latin rock in English and Spanish is as infectious as it is joyful. Their debut  EP Los Hollywood, produced by the multiple Grammy…

La Victoria: an all-girl trio plays Mariachi for a new generation

La Victoria is an all-female Mariachi group, composed of Vaneza Marie Calderón, Mary Alfaro Velasco and Rosalie Rodriguez. The trio takes a very respectful contemporary approach to traditional Mariachi. They write music that engage audiences with the lively joy of traditional Mariachi but which is uniquely modern and uniquely theirs.  The band’s goal is to…

Angélica Rahe: Flamenco fire from a Double Platinum artist

Angélica Rahe combines soulful, soaring vocals, a fiery Spanish guitar, and bilingual compositions that mix her Spanish gypsy roots with American Pop and Soul. She is a Double Platinum songwriter who truly embodies what it means to be a “world artist.” Having grown up traveling the world, from a young age she was able to capture…

Singer/songwriter Nancy Sanchez: a gifted voice in any language.

Nancy Sanchez is a singer-songwriter with a gifted voice and distinct lyrics.  She is known as a superb jazz singer but she also mixes pop and jazz and Latin and other genres into her repertoire.  With musical influences that include Joni Mitchell, Regina Spektor, Feist, Paul Simon and Billy Joel,  Sanchez is well prepared to…

Buyepongo: LA’s unique Afro-Cuban/ Cumbia/hip-hop/ funky dance band

Buyepongo is LA’s unique Latin/Afro-Cuban/Cumbia/hip-hop/funk dance ALM band. There is simply no one like them. Buyepongo came together initially as friends playing punk and hip hop music in high school. After the original group went their separate ways, co-founder  Edgar Modesto and a few friends embarked on a life-altering backpacking trip through Belize and Guatemala where…

Gloria Estrada is a musical treasure who has enriched the songs and albums of many stars and bands over the years as well as entertained audiences across the nation.  She is a multi-instrumental virtuoso, equally at home with an electric guitar, a guitarrón, a Vihuela , an accordion, a standup base, or an electric base.  She…

Palenke Soultribe

Palenke Soultribe, a live electronic production collective is a new generation of Colombian musicians  that deconstructs Afro-Colombian rhythms and blends them with modern beats, catchy basslines and synthesized arpeggios.  Based in Los Angeles, Palenke Soultribe (PST) puts on energetic shows, consistently releases  new albums and remixes,  and always pushing the envelope visually and conceptually.  Originally…

Changüí Majadero

Changüí Majadero is the East LA-based  band  devoted to spreading the joys of changüí, the granddaddy of salsa, the music of bucolic Caribbean-steeped Eastern Cuba. Both the music and the band have a raw intensity and grace that lovers of folk music, jazz, and blues listeners will appreciate.  Gabriel Garcia, guitarist, tresero, and founder of…

Fernanda Ulibarri

Fernanda Ulibarri is a LA-based Mexican-American singer, songwriter and actress who currently fronts the electro pop ALM band, Uli and the Mexican Standoff. She graduated from the famed Berklee College of Music with a BA in Music Synthesis and Classical Composition, moved to New York where she developed her Electro Pop style with a band…

Crisia Regalado of Sin Color

Crisia Regalado is one-half of the is South Los Angeles -based  duo Sin Color that transforms traditional styles of music into pop soundscapes. Along with her partner, guitarist, David Aquino and the band members, they have become a fixture in LA clubs and venues.  Driven by Crisia’s opera-trained voice and the amazing guitar chops of…

Eugene Toale: go-to fusion producer

Eugene Toale calls himself and Old School Engineer but he is a lot more.  He has become the go- to producer for the ALM bands in Los Angeles like Las Cafeteras, El Manchester Mariachi,  ĮAPARARTO!, and Viento Callajero .A Grammy nominated Hip Hop Engineer (Kanye West, Wu Tang, Brandy), he decamped from NYC to Echo…

¡Aparato!

¡Aparato!  is a post-punk, socially conscious ethereal rock band from LA that performs with traditional Mexican instruments and beats.  ¡Aparato! (“machine”)  incorporates its belief in human dignity and social justice into its music which is crafted by two formally trained, California-born Chicano musicians, Alexandro D. Hernández Guitérrez and Cat M. The band creates music that…