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New York’s Afropunk Festival Announces Final Lineup and Set Times

Twitter: @riobamba_dj The Afropunk Festival is set for its 10th edition this upcoming Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th. The festival describes itself as "synonymous with open-minded, non-conforming and unconventional, placing the institution …
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Omega Reborn as an Evangelical Pastor?

According to Fuegolalata, merenguero Omega is going the way of the MC Hammer, having decided to become an Evangelical pastor while in prison in an attempt to rebuild a career that’s been plagued by …
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News: Festival Ceremonia Announce First Line-Up List [MEX]

The one-year-old Festival Ceremonia---brought to you by Sicario and Ocesa---will take the stage at D.F.'s Centro Dinámico Pegaso for the second time on August 16th, bringing a full line-up of well-known international …
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News: Dominican Rapper Monkey Black Murdered

Initial reports claim Dominican rapper Monkey Black was murdered yesterday in Barcelona, where he had been living for the past four years. According to local press, Spanish police report the rapper had been …
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News: Fania develops first ever Latin music app for Spotify

Marcos Hassan. @Kiddieriot 50-year-old music institutions normally don’t do revolutionary things with technology, but this is exactly what’s happening right now. Fania---who flipped the world upside down with rhythm, soul and instrumental prowess---has developed the …
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News: Cheo Feliciano Killed In Car Accident

Salsa extraordinaire Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano (78) passed away early Thursday in a car accident in Cupey, Puerto Rico. According to official sources he was driving alone when he crashed his car …
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News: Costa Rica to host Epicentro Festival

Twitter: @Kiddieriot Epicentro is a gathering of musicians, labelheads, producers, promoters, and people interested in the independent music scene in Costa Rica and the rest of the Spanish-speaking world. The festival will …
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News: Robi Draco Rosa Resurfaces via Twitter Since Transplant

TWITTER: @Kiddieriot Today, Robi Draco Rosa tweeted a picture to tell the world that 12 days have passed since his last bone marrow transplant. The singer-songwriter has been struggling with cancer since 2011. Angelo Medina, …
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Rita Indiana Is Back [Kind Of]

A sad fact of the human condition is that xenophobia is a universal phenomenon. From the United States and beyond, immigrants have had to overcome numerous racial and legal obstacles in order …
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Help Javiera Mena Record Her Third Album

Crowd funding is the post-2010 way of making non-corporate projects happen. Whether it’s a Veronica Mars feature, an Amanda Palmer solo album, or Zach Braff’s new shitty movie, fans gather to be …
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INDIE-O Music Awards Announces 2013 Nominees

The tastemakers/selectors at Indie-O Music have just announced the nominees for this year’s awards show and, oh lord, is it ever an extensive list of bands you’ve most likely never heard of …
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La Santa Cecilia signs with Universal Music Latin

Los Angeles-based genre-fusing band La Santa Cecilia has just been added to the Universal Music Latin Entertainment family. After being signed to the Grammy-winning producer, Sebastian Krys’ independent label Rebeleon, the group …
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The Break Up Of The Mars Volta

Last night was a wild one for fans of The Mars Volta as they were treated to two large bits of news. First, guitarist/composer Omar Rodríguez-López’ new project Bosnian Rainbows released its …
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Novalima's Haunting Metal Past

Who doesn't have some dark secrets in their past? I do and I bet most of you do too. Well, the dark secret in Novalima's past might be darker than you expected. Before the …
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Jenni Rivera to Release All-English Album

As in many cases of celebrity deaths, it's always perfect timing for labels to take advantage of a trending (unfortunate) topic and release new material regarding the deceased's works. With almost a …
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De La Vega Responds to Newtown

Twitter: @BarbotRobot At Remezcla, we've been struggling with the Newtown tragedy, and have found ourselves wondering what we as a Latino cultural outlet could share to help alleviate the pain. Then, New York …
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The Rolling Stones & Daft Punk at Coachella 2013?

Something peculiar happened over the weekend. A few careless programmers (or possibly devious pranksters) in charge of The Rolling Stones' iPhone app let the cat out of the Coachella festival bag. Early this …
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Jenni Rivera, Can She Rest?

Like many, we were saddened to hear about the tragic news regarding of "La Diva de la Banda" Jenni Rivera. Mexican authorities announced that they found the wreckage of Rivera's plane Sunday night, …
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Mad Decent Release Three Loco EP

Mad Decent and Diplo have always shown some special love for the Latinos, representing some of our favorite artists here at Remezcla, Maluca Mala , Munchi, and  Bonde Do Role. In one …
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Romney Shirts Coming to Latin America?

Now with the Presidential election done and over with, we can begin to resume our scheduled programming. But, while lurking the web today, we came across a very important question and concern …
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Ana Tijoux Announces California Tour Dates [+ VIDEO]

"There's nothing more beautiful than a pregnant lady," rapped Ana Tijoux (back then still Anita) in Makiza's "Tu Luz + Su Luz" (included in the group's 1999 big label debut, Aerolíneas Makiza). …
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TriTone Festival Debacle

The TriTone Latin Music and Arts Festival was the festival Latin music fans had been waiting for. BRC Entertainment, the festival organizers, set out to create the biggest Latin music festival in …
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R.I.P. Choche of Bronco

It's been reported by several Latin news sites, and in the band's official page, that norteño pioneering band Bronco's drummer José Luis "Choche" Villarreal has passed away this Sunday, 55 years old. Bronco is …
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Shakira is having a baby!

Aw!! This might seem a bizarre post to Remezcla daily readers as opposed to our regular postings, but eh, what the heck! We can mostly admit that we were all fans of …
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PROS & CONS: SNL debuts character Mimi Morales

Twitter: @BarbotRobot Pros: Cecily Strong is one of SNL's new cast members, and she comes out of the gate strong with Mimi Morales, this - okay, yeah, totally spot on - teenage Latina with …
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Stolen Dalí Mailed Back

Twitter: @BarbotRobot So at least that's over, I guess. We reported last month that a number of Spanish painting were being suspiciously fucked with, including a piece by Salvador Dalí that a thief literally …
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Lo Mejor de Cuba! Top 10 Cubarticles

Throughout the beginnings of Remezcla until today, we've featured a great chunk of articles that highlight Cuba in its different dimensions (politically, musically, culturally, etc.). Due to Cuba Independence Day among us, …
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Contest: Win The Mars Volta Prize Pack!

Remember last week when prog rock's prodigy The Mars Volta was our Artist of the Week? After the release of Noctourniquet, we were pretty jazzed to catch up with the band, so …
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Greatest Hits: March 2012

Using brand new, totally scientific methods, we've identified Remezcla.com's greatest hits for the month of March. MIREN! Click the pics to read. ____________________________ 10. TNU: Univision Streams Awesome Old Movies for Free This month's first …
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Brazil's Economy Beating the UK

According to an old documentary from 1992, Singapore’s economy was most likely going to surpass the U.K by 1995. Turns out the U.K was surpassed. But not in 1995. And not by …
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La Lista: The Best of Latinized American TV

In 1939, The New York World’s Fair (Remember that? Maybe your grandparents do) hosted its exhibition in Queens. The focus that year was on the future. Of course, many attractions have since receded …
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Ecuador Coup Live Stream: State Of Emergency Declared

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa declared a state of emergency in Ecuador after protests from police sent him to scramble for safety at a Quito hospital. Police are protesting a recent legislative decision …
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Daily News’ Latino Staff

I rarely visit LA Observed after beefing with editor Kevin Roderick about a mariachi piece I wrote for LA City Beat which made reference to La Fonda on Wilshire as being the …
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Ingrid Betancourt Freed From Captivity

Former Colombian presidential candidate and national icon Ingrid Betancourt was rescued today after having been held captive for over 6 years by the FARC in the jungles of Colombia. 14 other hostages …
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Remezcla in the NY Daily News

Look for Remezcla and our brothas of Nuyorker.com in today’s issue of The New York Daily News. Page 47. Let us know your thoughts...
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