ZZK Records,  pioneers of the musical movement that gave us amazing mash-ups of electronica and traditional roots music from South America are preparing to delve deep into the Andes, Amazon, and Pacific coast, mantric, profound and sacred music by launching a new imprint: AYA Records. ZZK is starting with Ecuador but their vision extends to encompass the entire Latin American continent. Today, AYA […]

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When we heard the announcement that Nortec would be collaborating in the music for Luzia, Cirque de Soleil’s new show, we could barely contain our excitement. Cirque du Soleil’s upcoming Big Top production LUZIA features original music  by Canadian composer Simon Carpentier, and then passes it through the filter of the electro-pop of Nortec Collective’s Bostich + […]

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Las Cafeteras have been using their music to tell new and different stories  about the Latin/Mexican American/Chicano community since they were formed in Los Angeles in 2008. They have become renowned for spectacular live shows, imbued with an energy that is fiercely compelling, as well as for their vibrant mash-up of son jarocho taken to the Los Angeles […]

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Latino-Brasilian music lovers, Fight Club fans and those of us that love Boogat’s Quebecois-Mexican-Paraguayan take on hip hop and Latin beats, rejoice! Boogat’s new video for ”El Lobo”, 2nd single off Neo-Reconquista is out.   ”El Lobo” is a song that mixes Latin Music, Electronica and Dancehall with a Brasilian Batucada twist. The subject is conflict, in its purest […]

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Upcoming Events

Monday, April 24 Talleres con Colectivo Altepee Colibri Studio & Gallery, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 In Defense of Organizing: Webinar on Federal Prosecutions ,
Wednesday, April 26 Corridos: Mexican Tragic Ballad Songwriting Workshop Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin
Wednesday, April 26 Noche de Estrellas Mi Tierra En La Villita, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 Pedro Mi Amor National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 A Tribe Called Quest / Tribute party at Punch House Punch House, Chicago
Wednesday, April 26 ¡Pachanga! Chicago East Room, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Zona Abierta: 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance UIC Latino Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 An evening with Chicago Mariachi Project La Taberna, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Public Newsroom #15: 90 Days, 90 Voices Build Coffee, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 Screening – COUNT ME IN La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
Thursday, April 27 SOULPHONETICS at Sportsman’s Club Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Friday, April 28 Art, Publics, Politics: Legacies of the Wall of Respect Block Museum, Evanston
Friday, April 28 Standing Silent Witness Daley Plaza Downtown Chicago, Chicago
Friday, April 28 Support Noe’s Fight to Remain with his Family 101 W Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60605-1074, United States,
Friday, April 28 Film Screening: If Walls Could Talk Uri-Eichen Gallery, Chicago
Friday, April 28 13 Colors of the Honduran Resistance Berger Park Cultural Center, Chicago
Friday, April 28 SOULPHONETICS at Trench | Wicker Park Trench, Chicago
Friday, April 28 MHMF Presents: The Chicago House Music Tour Pilsen, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 2017 Gaza 5K – Chicago Diversey Harbor, Chicago
Saturday, April 29 Chicago Tequila & Sangria Festival Joe’s Bar, Chicago