Grimes & Blood DiamondsThe Echo6/19/12Better than: Bumping lines, in the back of an El Camino, at the edge of the universe.
Last night's incarnation of the beast that is The Echo's monthly "Check Yo Ponytail" event popped off hard with performances by Blood Diamonds and Grimes that could only righ ... More >>
Latino 96.3 Spring Break Bash
Better than... Listening to 96.3 on crummy car speakers in traffic.
It was ladies' night at Universal Citywalk on Saturday. The girls worked the runway from the parking structure to Gibson Amphitheater, elbows locked and dodging tourists wh ... More >>
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Song: Pitbull's "Give Me Everything," featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack, Nayer
History: "Give Me Everything" is the second single from Pitbull's Planet Pit, which is ... More >>
via MySpaceMiguel Atwood-FergusonTonight's installment of Grand Performances at California Plaza -- one of our town's finest, free music al fresco opportunities -- figures to be especially grand.
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the composer/producer/arranger/multi-instrumentalist who boasts a resume ... 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 >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were dem ... More >>