Julieta Venegas performs in Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 Acts You Should See at the Latin Alternative Music Conference in NYC
By Jesus Trivino | 07/08/2013 - 16:34

The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) takes over New York City starting tomorrow and packs its bags up on July 13. Before it’s over, we suggest a handful of must-see acts. We promise it’ll be worth going out in the muggy, sticky, NYC summer weather. 


Read more
Best of the Latin Alternative Music Conference
The Best of the 2011 Latin Alternative Music Conference
By Smriti Mundhra | 07/14/2011 - 13:00

Last week, New York’s hippest venues were taken over by music lovers and music industry insiders for the annual Latin Alternative Music Conference, a gathering of the very best up-and-coming artists from Latin America. In it’s 12th year, the LAMC has grown from fringe festival to a see-and-be-seen event for anyone who wants to be on the cutting edge of alternative music. The fest has helped hundreds of artists, from Calle 13 to Manu Chao and even Pitbull, enter the consciousness of the global music scene.


Read more
Cuban Rapper Yotuel Romero's New Punk Sound
By Grace Bastidas | 07/16/2010 - 08:00

The Orishas may be no more, but Cuban rapper Yotuel Romero is now performing with a new band and a new sound called Afro Cuban Punk. Here, he tells us all about it:


Read more
La Bien Querida Makes Her U.S. Debut
By Grace Bastidas | 07/08/2010 - 20:00

Fresh off a tour with Julieta Venegas, Spanish singer Ana Fernandez Villarde, aka La Bien Querida, is ready to make her New York (and U.S.) debut tonight at the Latin Alternative Music Conference. Her first album, Romancero (Nacional Records), is a collection of romantic pop songs that is sure to have revelers swooning in the summer heat. We spoke to the multi-talented artist a few days before she hit the stage:


Read more
Q&A: The Pinker Tones Head to Latin Alternative Music Conference with a New Album
By Grace Bastidas | 07/07/2010 - 20:00

Next year, it’ll be a decade since Barcelona DJ duo the Pinker Tones first introduced us to their danceable electronica beats. In preparation for this anniversary, Professor Manso and Mister Furia, as the pair is individually known, have challenged themselves with Modular (Nacional Records). We spoke to Mister Furia as he packed his bags for this week’s Latin Alternative Music Conference, which kicks off today. Here’s what he had to say:


Read more