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YOU OUGHTA KNOW: Mikel Erentxun Top 5

"You Oughta Know" is a series that highlights favorite artists, groups, movies, and many other things... You Oughta Know!

By:Ellen Flores
This week, we have Mikel Erentxun coming to town on Sunday, October 25 at Tropicalia. I had the chance to interview Mikel for our October edition of Kesta Happening Magazine, which you can read here...Read more

You Oughta Know: La Caravana Rockera

Join DJ Ultrasonica and DJ Orhid as they play the best of Gustavo Cerati's music

By:Ellen Flores
This week, I'm looping you in on a really cool event that is happening THIS SATURDAY! In honor of what would have been Gustavo Cerati's 56th birthday, my awesome and badass fellow writer, editor and...Read more

Ana Tijoux Is Coming Back to DC

Get Excited

By:Juan Leon
Ana Tijoux is a rarity. It’s not common for an artist with such a genuine, fiercely individual aesthetic to find Tijoux’s level of (cross-cultural) success. She’s a musician that couldn’t be more at...Read more

9 Questions with DJ Sabo

Moombahton Massive+Fort Knox Five

By:Juan Leon
DJ Sabo is — for my money — one of the most essential DJs and producers currently working in the States. His impeccable production work and track selection are always anchored by a thrilling balance...Read more

Ke Paso: 3BallMTY, Los Rakas & Maracuyeah Set Tribal, Dancehall, Tropi-cumbia Brushfire in Maryland

The Fillmore Silver Spring was a straight up dancehall last night for 3BallMTY, Los Rakas, and Maracuyeah Fiesta!

By:Rocksario Garcia
I'm surprised that after only seeing 3BallMTY last night at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, I'm already making plans to see them in Los Angeles next week while I'm there visiting family. They were...Read more

Voces Femeninas: La SalvadoReina debuts "Cumbia Capital"

Todo el mundo pide cumbia!

By:Kala Fryman
If there's something that I appreciate more than a female artist doing her thing, it's a local female artist doing her thing! Cindy Zavala has been doing some amazing things in the DC music scene so...Read more

YOU OUGHTA KNOW: A #MusicLover Playlist

"You Oughta Know" is a series that highlights favorite artists, groups, movies, and many other things... You Oughta Know!

By:Ellen Flores
A #MusicLover Playlist: Jarabe De Palo’s 10 Best Songs This month, Latin Grammy Nominated group Jarabe De Palo performed two stellar nights right here in the DMV and in the Jarabe spirit, this week I...Read more

Metanium: Guerreros del Metal en el DMV

By:Rocksario Garcia
Por si no lo sabías, a los Latinos tambien les encanta el metal. El area de DC/MD/VA tiene una de las poblaciones más grandes de metaleros Latinos que constantemente alimentan su necesidad de ir a...Read more

Why D.C. Isn't Just Another Stop On Federico Aubele's Latest Tour

Gran Hotel Revisited

By:Juan Leon
The dreamy-poetic soundscape of Federico Aubele 's first album, Gran Hotel Buenos Aires , brought the Argentine singer-songwriter's unique blend of dub, electronica, and melody to international...Read more

Voces Femeninas: Elena & Los Fulanos

DC's own bilingual folk rock band gears up for album release show

By:Kala Fryman
I recently had the chance to catch up with Elena Lacayo, singer and songwriter with DC based folk rock band Elena & Los Fulanos in preparation for their debut CD release show on July 31st at...Read more


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