Metalhead Nostalgia for Young-Hearted Old Folk
I heard Metallica for the first time in 1985 when I got the vinyl of Kill ‘Em All in Mexico City, where I’m from. Its...

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DJ Nico: The Cumbia Godfather of La Phoenikera
Nico Paredes doesn’t care if people know who he is or what he does for a living; he doesn’t want fame, to be recognized on...

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RedMonkey: A Party for the History Books Goes Down This Weekend
For the last few years, the schedule has been set for us on Thanksgiving Day: help mom pick up the last minute things she needs...

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18 Songs Inspired by Yo Mama
In many parts of the world, Mother’s Day falls in May. A lot of us actually celebrate it twice: Mother’s Day in our country and...

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Las Chollas Peligrosas Are Taking La Phoenikera By Storm
La Phoenikera has its own all-chic Latinx fusion band and they exist kind of by destiny. The band is made up of bad ass femmes...

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Local Promoter Talks About El Ritual and La Phoenikera’s “Rocanrol” Scene
This weekend there’s a rock en español event in La Phoenikera that sounds like it’s going to be pretty awesome. We spoke with Osvaldo Franko,...

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Rita Indiana Releases Anti-corruption Anthem That’ll Shake Up Politicians
We’re hella excited that our beloved Rita Indiana returns to the music scene with “El Castigador,” a politically charged jam that’s pure faya. We’d given...

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15 Bands We Demand in La Phoenikera
What’s up with La Phoenikera not having awesome Spanish language bands transmitting new sounds, influences and sensations? The music scene is way too nostalgic and...

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