Tag Archive | "Chile"

Hip-Hop Group Rebel Diaz Bring Revolutionary Rhymes to OC!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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The hip-hop group Rebel Diaz was born through protest. Their first major performance came in the midst of a sea people marching in Chicago for immigrants rights back in 2006. But for the two brothers Rodrigo Venegas (Rodstarz) and Gonzalo Venegas (G1) who comprise the New York-based crew, the seeds of music as resistance were […]

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The Rebirth of María del Pilar!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

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{María del Pilar is creatively renewed! Photo cred: Marina Chavez} María del Pilar could barely muster a song from her creative soul two years ago, much less plot an ambitious trilogy of albums. The former energetic frontwoman for Latin Alternative indie rockers Los Abandoned had lost nearly all enthusiasm for the craft as she was […]

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[Film Review] Violeta Went to Heaven

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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Many people place Cuban musician Silvio Rodriguez as the figurehead of 20th century Latin American revolutionary folk music, but they would be mistaken. The distinction truly goes to Violeta Parra of Chile, who is remembered and revered as the godmother of La Nueva Canción Chilena. She is perhaps best known for ‘Gracias a la Vida” […]

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Ana Tijoux at the Constellation Room

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Chilean MC Ana Tijoux visited Orange County once more making a tour stop at Santa Ana’s Constellation Room inside the Observatory on Sunday night. The night was jam packed with local, national and international hip-hop acts taking the stage in succession with little to no breaks in between sets. The evening started off with Edifica […]

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Radical OC Mixtape #5

Sunday, March 4, 2012

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Being that March is Women’s Herstory Month, it’s only fitting that this fifth episode of Radical OC Mixtape Radio feature all mujeres! Once again, local, national and international hip-hop takes center stage from LA’s Guerrilla Queenz to Cuba’s Danay Suarez and all the way down south with to Chile with the rhymes of Vitami. This […]

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