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  • blog July 14, 2015

    Kinky, Los Auténticos Decadentes and Astro at Celebrate Brooklyn!

    The LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) this year took place July 7-11. One of the highlights of the festivities this year was Celebrate Brooklyn’s show at the Prospect Park Bandshell  on July 10, headlined by Mexican techno-funk band Kinky, with … Read more »

  • blog July 6, 2015

    A Brief Guide to LAMC 2015

    Every year, the LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) brings together an incredible lineup of Spanish-speaking musicians in New York. Check out previous Afropop programs on LAMC from 2o11 and 2012 for a taste of some of the outstanding music you’re in … Read more »

  • review February 19, 2015

    MTV Unplugged

    Kinky first emerged in the late ‘90s as part of a wave of groups from Monterrey that challenged Mexico City’s dominance over the country’s music business. The movement, known as avanzada regia, united bands through regional pride rather than musical … Read more »

  • program April 12, 2013

    Celebrating Afropop’s 25th… From Mexico City to Cuba and Beyond

    We start out at the Vive Latino Festival in Mexico City to hear local legends Cafe Tacvba as they perform for 60,000 hysterical fans singing along to every word, enjoy the refreshing alt-norteño of Juan Cirerol, soul-stirring tunes from the … Read more »

  • program May 7, 2012

    Mexico Rock City: The Vive Latino Festival 2012

    Every year in Mexico City, tens of thousands of music fans flock to Vive Latino, one of Latin America’s biggest music festivals. Cutting edge artists from across the Americas and beyond perform on four massive stages, showcasing some of the … Read more »

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