Whenever two or more Latinos get together, you know it's gonna be a party. So when a slew of Latin musicians gather from across the globe and make way to the Magic City for the Billboard Latin Music Conference, you know it's gonna be una tremenda pachanga. Especially when the conference runs o ... More >>
Since the turn of millennium, both fate and faith has held Tercer Cielo together.
It began when Juan Carlos Rodríguez, a well-respected music producer and composer, invited his friend, Marcos Yaroide, to record new material together under the name Tercer Cielo in the Dominican Republic.
The pai ... More >>
American Airlines Arena
Friday, May 11, 2012
Better Than: The Beatles and Beethoven?
Well, anyway, Maná put itself in the same league, dispensing with an opening act and instead having the pre-show DJ break into a set of mellow Latin alternative tracks that got the crowd cheering during an ... More >>
The never-ending awards show season reaches its apex next week when Univision beams the Premio Lo Nuestro to millions of families all across the Americas.
On Thursday, February 16, the Spanish-language network will honor a cross-section of Latin music artists at the American Airlines Arena. Amo ... More >>
Calle 13 killin' it at the Latin Grammys.Earlier today in a swanky ballroom at the Avalon Hollywood, the Latin Recording Academy announced its nominations for the 12th annual Latin Grammy Awards.
Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 led the field with ten nods while Venezuelan singer Franco De Vit ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanManá's Fher Olvera.Read part one and part two of Crossfade's interview with Maná Drummer Alex González.
It isn't out of the ordinary for Latin pop legends Maná to pack arenas and stadiums to the point of exploding. In fact, it's basically routine.
At the end of June, F ... More >>
Photo by Omar CruzRead the first part of Crossfade's interview with Maná drummer Alex González about Drama y Luz, politics, and Latino pride.
Last week, Crossfade spoke with Maná drummer Alex about turning personal tragedy into art, Latin-on-Latin discrimination, and his band's support for t ... More >>
Photo by Omar CruzManá drummer Alex González.No Latin band has tugged as many heartstrings, quite as hard as the Mexican rock band Maná.
In a 20-year reign, the Grammy Award-winning group has traveled all over the world, flooding arenas and selling out shows from Guadalajara to Berlin. ... More >>
Join Juanes for the Hot and Sexy season.You were probably under the impression that our calendar was divided into only four seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.
Wrong ... You forgot the Hot and Sexy season. It's that time of the year when the sun reaches peak intensity and people start to ... More >>
Pitbull's gonna drop it on the floor at the Billboard Latin Awards.We're now officially entering the final week of the Last Chance registration phase for this year's Billboard Latin Music Awards and Conference. The absolute deadline is April 25.
So all you wannnabe música Latina superstars and ... More >>
Let's face it. Some jobs are more interesting than others, and when we met Alisa M. McGowan, we knew she had it figured out. A caterer to the jet set, she spends her days making sure Wyclef Jean has his soul food going on, the Victoria's Secret models' chocolate chip cookie stash is full, and the ... More >>
John "Don't Call Me Johnny" MellencampMusic vet and New Times scribe Lee Zimmerman shares stories of memorable rock 'n' roll encounters that took place in our local environs. This week, quick snapshots in a book of memories.Sometimes even the briefest encounters can leave the most lingering impre ... More >>
And Then There Was YouAnd Then There Was You (Indianola Records)www.myspace.com/ATTWY Powerful, melody-driven three - and - a - half - minute ditties propel this album above and beyond the muck of what has sadly become of the post-punk/hardcore scene. The extremely adept rhythm section of Alex De Re ... More >>