Leo Valencia

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    The Inside Talks Releasing "Lost and Forgotten" Debut Album, Fiction, After 15 Years

    If someone were ever to sit down and draw out the family tree of local Miami bands, there would be a disturbing amount of inbreeding. Almost every band shares each member with at least three other bands. And just as one in two hundred men is a direct descendent of Genghis Khan, most Miami bands can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Hialeah Fest Celebrates The City of Progress

    Photo by Karen KeeslerHail Hialeah with Humbert.​It's easy to fall victim to glitz and glamor. It's easy to see the big stars, the bright lights, the sandy beaches, or the half-naked wannabe strippers of Ocean Boulevard in hip-hop videos and think, "This is Miami." Reality programming and big-bud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do This Weekend Under $10

    ​Phew, eight more hours and it's over. The never-ending workweek is finally coming to a close. No more headaches brought on by that disgusting stench creeping from the office fridge. No more copy machine jams, TPS reports, or creepy corporate dudes evaluating your performance. After you punch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Jose Carrera, Founder of OchoPlacas Tattoos, Passed Away Sunday

    Photo by C. Stiles​Jose L. Carrera, 38-year-old artist, family man, and founder of OchoPlacas Tattoos, died of natural causes this past Sunday morning. Carrera was an immensely talented artist who began his career in the street and first cut his teeth on body art while incarcerated, even ... More >>

  • News

    July 23, 2009

    Tattoo U

    Jose Carrera, accused of attempted murder, inked his way to fame.

  • Music

    February 3, 2005


    More Beef

  • Music

    January 20, 2005


    Bits and Pieces

  • Music

    July 8, 2004

    The Brand

    Grenadine (Sauna)