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2004 Stories by Javier Andrade

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  • Domenico+2

    published December 9, 2004

    Domenico+2 works in vast, imaginary spaces, where its experimental bossa nova and jazzy tendencies can effortlessly meld with present-time... More >>

  • Join Our Club

    published November 11, 2004

    Seven years ago, if you were lucky, you might have caught an awkward scene unfolding in South Beach: five longhaired guys walking down the city's... More >>

  • Molotov

    published October 28, 2004

    Following their 2002 album Dance and Dense Denso, which included the valiant "Frijolero" ("Beaner"), the four guys in Molotov, Mexico... More >>

  • No Borders

    published October 14, 2004

    In the post-download era, selling 300,000 copies of a new album in the U.S. is something of an achievement. Considering that the quintet La Oreja... More >>

  • Ely Guerra

    published September 30, 2004

    On the heels of Tijuana's Julieta Venegas alt-pop smash hit and Latin Grammy winner Sí comes yet another Mexican norteña that... More >>

  • Dublex Inc.

    published August 19, 2004

    The Stuttgart, Germany, combo of producers and DJs known as Dublex Inc. has finally released its debut album after four years of... More >>

  • Station to Station

    published August 12, 2004

    Last March 18, the L.A. multicultural funk band Ozomatli ended its show at Austin, Texas's Exodus club during the annual South By Southwest (SXSW)... More >>

  • Andrea Echeverri

    published August 5, 2004

    Those who know Colombian band Aterciopelados will understand that singer Andrea Echeverri's solo project is also part of their evolution. The... More >>

  • Consolation Prize

    published July 22, 2004

    Less than 24 hours before he appeared at a July 14 press conference at the Mayan, a nightclub in downtown Los Angeles, to announce the nominees... More >>

  • Moody Man

    published June 17, 2004

    It's kind of hard to get through the shield Nuyorican pop superstar Robi Dräco Rosa uses to protect himself from questions about his shifting... More >>

  • Bebel Gilberto

    published June 10, 2004

    What's next for Bebel Gilberto? That was the question posed by many impressed by her acclaimed debut album Tanto Tempo (2000), a delicate... More >>

  • Duck, Duck, Loose

    published June 10, 2004

    SUN 6/13 Everyone knows the tale of the goose that laid the golden egg. As a conduit to wealth, at least in that legend, geese seem to... More >>

  • Babasonicos

    published May 20, 2004

    With Infame (Infamous), Babasonicos -- the proud holder of six 2004 Gardel Awards, the Argentine equivalent of the Grammy --... More >>

  • Bersuit

    published April 29, 2004

    Aside from being a clever album title and a symbol for optimism in a country that continues to recover from its 2001 economic collapse,... More >>

  • Healing Harmonies

    published April 22, 2004

    SAT 4/24 Alejandro Sanz was selling out stadiums in Mexico when 10 terrorist bombs exploded this past March in Madrid. While... More >>

  • Broken Wings

    published April 8, 2004

    Since first forming 22 years ago, Brazilian rock band Os Paralamas do Sucesso (the Fenders of Success) has had its share of success after emerging... More >>

  • La Mala Rodríguez

    published February 26, 2004

    Born in Sevilla, Spain, rapper María "La Mala" Rodríguez represents a new breed of European artist. She tells sordid stories about... More >>

  • Second Act

    published February 26, 2004

    FRI 2/27 Now that Sex and the City is off the air, actor/dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov is screwed. He has to find something... More >>

  • Band of Gypsies

    published February 12, 2004

    In the streets of Barcelona, Spain, the word barí means "gem." Barí was the name alternative combo Ojos de Brujo (Eyes... More >>

  • Kings of the Castle

    published February 5, 2004

    Like many Mexicans who are thriving against the odds in the United States, Francisco Gomez cannot believe his good luck. Akwid, the rap duo... More >>

  • Horse Race

    published February 5, 2004

    Since it was established in 1998, the Grammy Awards category for Latin Rock Alternative Album of the Year has been a litmus test, deciding which... More >>

  • Buzzed

    published January 22, 2004

    FRI 1/23 Twenty years after breaking up eclectic rock trio The Police, Sting is hotter than ever. Credit his new album... More >>

  • Attack of the Apes

    published January 15, 2004

    "We are proud to be a Miami band," says drummer Toto González after taking part in a round of spoken dreams, wishes, and resolutions for... More >>

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