KCRW Masquerade Ball
The Legendary Park Plaza
Better Than: Left, Right & Center
For a party thrown by a public radio station, things got impressively rowdy at KCRW's fourth annual Masquerade Ball on Saturday night. Thrown at art-deco castle The Legendary Park Plaza, the Ball was a multi ... More >>
The easiest way to get your music released is to be the president of a record company.
That's the position Camilo Lara held as the head of EMI Mexico. The occasional DJ used to only be famous among his friends for his year-end holiday mixes. Upon their encouragement, the bowler-hatted Lara -- who ... More >>
By Christopher Lopez
It's been a year of surprises in "Latin music," (whatever that catch-all genre term for Spanish-language music means in 2009). Reggaetón continues fading, albeit slowly, and the industry's mainstays aren't garnering the attention they used to. Case in point: Don Omar's summer ... More >>