Jonathan Moly- Mi Linda Princesa

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What do you get when you pool together the genes of a Venezuelan beauty queen, and a great musician?  If you guessed Spanish heartthrob Jonathan Moly then you're spot on!  His new single "Mi Linda Princesa" is definitely breaking out as a Summer Hit.  It's a great Merengue beat with a few urban-electronic sounds thrown in and the lyrics are bound to have teen boys professing … [Read more...]

Los Amigos Invisibles – La Que Me Gusta

Los Amigos Invisibles La Que Me Gusta

Venezuelan band Los Amigos Invisibles recently released their new album Repeat After Me, a Spanglish collection of funk, rock, and disco.  The second track from the album is "La Que Me Gusta," an up-beat love tune infused with a pop-rock beat and soulful swing.  Lead vocalist Julio Briceño delivers his romantic lines with a calm confidence that is well-supported by the … [Read more...]

Mariana Vega – No Se Van

Mariana Vega ASCAP Showcase No Se Van

The other night I had the great fortune to see Mariana Vega perform as part of the ASCAP Showcase for the 2013 Latin Billboard Conference.  On a night that featured four of Latin's Leading Ladies (Mariana Vega, Debi Nova, Kany Garcia, & Lena), the Venezuelan singer provided a tranquil and heartfelt performance that truly won me over as a new listener to her music.  … [Read more...]

Album Preview: Miami’s Elastic Bond Signs to Nacional Records, New Album To Be Released June 25th

Elastic Bond Nacional Records Miami Real

Nacional Records is hands down the premier U.S. label for Latin Alternative music, so it is exciting to hear that Miami band Elastic Bond just signed with the label and will be releasing their next album Real on June 25th 2013.  Elastic Bond is a 6-member ensemble formed in 2006 by Venezuelan producer Andres Ponce and the talented Honduran singer Sofy Encanto.  Their name is … [Read more...]

Patafunk – Relax

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You know that summer has come to an end when the morning traffic drive is accompanied by those lumbering yellow beasts known as school buses, steadily employed in the catch-and-release of dreary-eyed youths.  No matter which vehicle window you groggily sit behind, one of the best concepts of summer that hopefully everybody was able to enjoy at some point is that of RELAXATION.  … [Read more...]