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…

Gaby Moreno

Gaby Moreno won the 2013 Latin Grammy for Best New Artist and never looked back.  Singing since she was a child, the Guatemala-born musician has honed the blues, jazz soul and R&B  in both English and Spanish to a fine edge, and sung in musicals and movie soundtracks.  She excites crowds regardless of language, touring…

Destiny Malibu finds her inner​ Latina

Destiny – known professionally as Destiny Malibu –  is a California born and based Spanish-Swedish phenomenon, named as one of the 25 Break-Out Artists of 2016, by Shutter 16 Magazine.  Her 2015 song “Love Hurts” shot to  #1 on the Local Reverb Nation Pop Charts and #4 nationally. She started singing  in Spanish when she was 5 years old on…

Madame Récamierer

Madame Récamier – aka Gina Récamier,  whose stage name derives from an 18th century ancestor, Juliette Recamier – is a Mexico born, now LA-based  alternative pop  artist whose 3 albums vibrate with both Latin and pop beats.  Singing in English and Spanish, she  has opened for Las Cafeteras and La Santa Cecelia and is now…

Meli Malavasi brings us her new EP, “Girasol” and it is a knockout

Meli Malavasi, a Costa Rican  artist based in L.A., is a triple threat:  singer, dancer, songwriter…and a powerhouse artist live or recorded in English or Spanish.  She was a finalist in the “International Songwriting Competition”.   She was named “Best Female Dance Artist” at the Indie Music Channel.  She has performed in places like Room 5,…

Allison Iraheta shifts from America Idol pop to incindiary bilingual rock in debut album

Allison Iraheta (“American Idol” Season 8 finalist) collaborated with double platinum producer and bassist/keyboardist Matthew Hager to form an iconic bilingual band in LA, Halo Circus, drawing on Iraheta’s El Salvadoran heritage.  They recruited drummer Veronica Bellino of Jeff Beck and master guitarist Brian Stead. The band blows away crowds with infectious, unapologetic, heart pounding,…

Georgina: LA’s talented sister act from Bogota

The sisters Quintana – Natalia and Catalina –  have burst upon the LA American Latin Music Scene from Colombia with songs, stories and movie star looks and self-confidence.  Originally from Bogota where they were voice coaches for the X-Factor and The Voice, their career took off when they were asked to go on a worldwide tour with…

Sin Color

Sin Color is a  South Los Angeles-based band from Boyle Heights that is taking the LA music scene by storm by transforming traditional styles of music into pop soundscapes.  The band’s name, Sin Color (“Without Color” ) is a misnomer if there ever was one.  They have created a new rainbow of color in both…

Halo Circus brings its Latin heart out

Lightning struck when singer Allison Iraheta (“American Idol” Season 8 finalist and fan favorite) collaborated with producer and bassist / keyboardist Matthew Hager (Duran Duran, Scott Weiland, Simply Red).  Their writing session was so dynamic and intoxicating that they immediately resolved to form a band.  Together with drummer Veronica Bellino (Jeff Beck, DMC of Run-DMC)…

Mitre

MITRE is a Singer, songwriter, and producer born in Mexico City. His music is a perfect blend between alternative, tango, traditional Mexican music, Spaghetti Western and sounds from the world. His first material was launched in 2010 under the name “Fugitivo” (Fugitive). Back in 2011 Mitre was named Favorite Artist by Italian “Radio FM”. One…