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…

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,…