You may have noticed quite a bit of coverage for this LAMC thing on Crossfade lately. Like this, this and this. But we've got a good reason. Going strong for over a decade now, the Latin Alternative Music Conference is the biggest of its kind, a sort of mecca for the indie scene's&nbs ... More >>
July draws near, and with it, one of the biggest events for Latin music in the US. LAMC, or the Latin Alternative Music Conference, is an annual industry powow featuring events of all sorts -- panels, cocktails, and of course, a whole shitload of live shows by some of the badest Latin acts in the ... More >>
Photo by Samantha West Twin Shadow.George Lewis Jr. (AKA Twin Shadow) is Dominican-born, Florida-raised, and New York City-bred. What's in a name? Lewis was close to his sisters growing up, particularly to his twin. He has a thing for the nostalgic -- some of his lyrics for his debut album, ... More >>
Photo by Bradford SchmidtLead singer Kaspar Eistrup and keys/guitar Henrik LindstrandThere are way too many bands at SXSW to catch even a small percentage of the good ones. If you were at Antone's this afternoon, you're good to go, because Danish rockers Kashmir played a 25 minute set that remind ... More >>
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