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    September 2, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    LOCAL BAND b SERIES TO RELEASE NEW CD

    Often art, in all of its forms and expressions, is the translation of pain. Pain—physical, spiritual, emotional—has been the impetus of countless masterpieces. The music of local band b Series is a prime…

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    August 21, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    MakeShift — Public Art Installations by Los Dos

    MakeShift is a series of ongoing Public Art Installations by collaborative artists Los Dos, where characters based on everyday people are painted and pasted on walls throughout the city landscape, activating creative placemaking….

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    August 20, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Igor & Red Elvises Offer Up a Dose of Fun

    There is nothing shy or subdued about this band. Their outrageous stage presence, the energy behind their playing, right down to their outfits are indicative of the band’s extraordinary raison d’être –FUN! If…

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    August 14, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Mother of Pearl Vinyl: Records We’re Feeling Right Now 2

    It’s only after having written my entries for the month that I realized each one has some kind of stoner reference—purely coincidental. Anyway, as we gear up for our big block party in…

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    August 13, 2015 · Comments off · #JRZ, Events, Local

    Tokin Gracias Carnales

    Tokin Gracias Carnales Hace algún tiempo una figura conocida del mundo musical y amigo Alejandro Valtierra alias Keru, sufrió un accidente que casi le cuesta su vida y quemo gran parte de su cuerpo, con…

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    August 10, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Album Reviews, Artists, Local

    The Lost and Found | Morrissey Kill Uncle

    The Lost and Found Morrissey Kill Uncle—1991 Seems like I recently scored an 80s stereo system at a thrift store in the northeast—finally I get to listen to my records again; my last…

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    August 7, 2015 · Comments off · Article

    Decima Victima – Un Hombre Solo

    Decima Victima – Un Hombre Solo. Por: Saúl Torres. Durante la década de los 80’s, la música pop entro en una etapa de oscuridad donde el negro dominaba en la vestimenta de algunos…

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    August 4, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Artists, Local

    Sci-Fi Vibrations @ Museo Internacional de Arte de El Paso, Texas.

    El consulado General de Mexíco, el Centro Cultural Paso del Norte y el Museo Internacional de Arte presentan Sci-Fi Vibrations una exhibicion del artista Chihuahuense Fernando Rascón que se llevara a cabo en el…

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    August 3, 2015 · Comments off · #CUU, Article, Home, Local

    Lecturas en situaciones poco comunes|Revista Vaivén

    Lecturas en situaciones poco comunes. Por: Rafael A. Revilla. @rafastarix Hablar de la lectura y el transporte colectivo en Mexico es un tema complicado y de muchas aristas, por una parte está la…

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    August 2, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Nina Diaz Rocks Lowbrow

    Nina Diaz is a force to be reckoned with. She exudes raw sexuality, classic femininity, and tough-chick cool. She and her backing band delivered a sweat-drenched, high energy performance at Lowbrow Palace Saturday…

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    July 31, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Wild in the Streets: The Mother of Pearl Block Party

    Mother of Pearl Vinyl has been pretty busy this year, and not just consistently stocking the bins with new wax, but also having events such as collaborating with the Punk Rock Flea Market,…

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    July 30, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Lulacruza: Altering Sound and Conciousness

    The sounds of Lulacruza are an enlightened combination, hearkening back to the duo’s ancient cultural roots, while simultaneously creating a transmutation of mind and soul through hypnotic rhythms. The duo has taken a…

  • by artists Roman Cesario, Mitsu Overstreet, and Roberto Gonzalez on Golden Gate Avenue
    July 29, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Art, Interviews

    Transcending lines, boundaries, and cultures: The Art of Mitsu Overstreet  

    It’s not easy growing up in a military family; that kind of lifestyle exposes you to change as you constantly move from base to base and city to city. Local contemporary visual artist…

  • Enter The Dragon
    July 28, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events

    Cinema in the Sun City: Plaza Classic Film Festival

    Cinema in the Sun City: Plaza Classic Film Festival rings  in its eighth year of movies, special guests and music It’s tough work watching countless movies to choose from the Plaza Classic Film…

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    July 27, 2015 · Comments off · Article, Music

    Arca: Psicofonías Digitales

    Arca: Psicofonías Digitales. Txt: Bjorzh Znchz. La experiencia paranormal de la cual sin querer fue testigo a temprana edad (Una noche escuchó conversar a su abuela con su marido el cual a esa…

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    July 26, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, #JRZ, Home

    1er Foro de Diálogo Cultural Transfronterizo Juárez-El Paso

    Ciudad Juárez y El Paso Tx. serán sede de este primer encuentro de diálogo cultural sin fronteras el primer fin de semana de Agosto (30,31 y 1) del 2015, un conversatorio para discutir…

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    July 25, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Son Monarcas | at Bowie Feathers—El Paso, TX

    If you were at the Son Monarcas show last week at Bowie Feathers you were treated to a lush sonic feast. The Chicago-based quintet blends traditional Latin music styles, such as son jarocho,…

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    July 23, 2015 · Comments off · Digital Magazine, Events

    Fusion Magazine #83

    We’re halfway through the year and the best is yet to come! Fusion Magazine #83 provides a glimpse to this! MOTHER OF PEARL Vinyl, premieres with its very first Block Party this September!Leading…

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    July 22, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Entertainer Extraordinaire

    Listening to Tiffany Christopher is a journey into the sublime. She is at once saucy and bold, but also sweet and coy. She embodies pure, unbridled energy and raw talent. A true Jill…

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    July 19, 2015 · 0 Comments · Music

    Morrissey Live In Salt Lake City, UT | Photo Gallery

    Morrissey, as every fan knows, loves the lost boys from El Paso, and this lost boy made it to Salt Lake City to see him again. This time, his performance was more energetic…

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    July 17, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Music

    Cumbia By Way of Chicago

    El Pasoans have two chances to catch Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta Txt: Victoria Guadalupe Molinar With beats and melodies that evoke hip shaking and body twisting, Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta will bring their…

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    July 17, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Music

    TEXAS SHOWDOWN SET TO STUN AND AMAZE

      Text: Denise Nelson-Prieto The most carnal of festivals is back to celebrate its sixth year. The Texas Showdown has grown into an El Paso tradition and has become a veritable Garden of…

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    July 16, 2015 · 0 Comments · Album Reviews, Music

    Mother of Pearl Vinyl: Records We’re Feeling Right Now #1

    Working in a record store can be a real dream. Growing up, I always longed for a record store to work in or even just to buy records from—you know, the kind of…

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    July 15, 2015 · Comments off · Shop

    PAISAJE MEXICANO INTERVENIDO

    La tienda de fotografia y antigüedades fotográficas Tingladography nos invita a su próxima exposición este próximo sábado 18 de julio y permanecerá hasta el 7 de Noviembre en el espacio Tingladography en Oaxaca. La…

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    July 13, 2015 · Comments off · Home

    Crónicas Inesperadas IV: El niño Fidencio

    Crónicas Inesperadas IV: El niño Fidencio. Texto: Bjorzh Znchz. Fotografia: Oswaldo Ordóñez. Desde que vi un stencil con el rostro de este personaje en una pared del centro histórico de la ciudad de…

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    July 13, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Pissing Razors Live at Tricky Falls | Photo Gallery

    Before last Saturday Pissing Razors had not performed on the big stage for more than 10 years, which in metal years seems like a millenium. But time has indeed been kind to the…

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    July 12, 2015 · 0 Comments · #Marfa, Art, Artists, Events, Music

    Viva Big Bend: More Than a Music Festival

    Text: Fusion Staff | Photo: Courtesy of Viva Big Bend   July is upon us and that means that Viva Big Bend is heating up for its annual summer music festival. Although the…

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    July 11, 2015 · Comments off · #CUU, Digital Magazine, Events

    DESTINOS EN UNA POSTAL

    Destinos en una postal. Por: Rafael A. Revilla Romero. “Se le llama seis grados de separación a la hipótesis que intenta probar que cualquiera en la tierra puede estar conectado a cualquier persona…

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    July 10, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Pissing Razors: Architects of the Riotous and Rhythmic

    The legendary groove metal band Pissing Razors has been resurrected. The foursome will dominate the Tricky Falls stage Saturday, July 11th. Founding members Eddy Garcia (drums) and guitarist Mat Lynch, in addition to…

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    July 9, 2015 · Comments off · Artists, Digital Magazine, Music

    Songs Without Sound: Los Volta

    Songs Without Sound: Los Volta  Txt: Fabyio Villegas  Foto: Ana Paola Chávez Desde el norte hasta el sur de México, la escena musical independiente es rica en variedad y nuevas propuestas. En esta…

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    July 7, 2015 · Comments off · #JRZ, Art, Article, Artists, Digital Magazine, Home

    FUSION GALLERY: LORENA MONDRAGÓN

    Fusion Gallery: Lorena Mondragón Originaria de Ciudad Juárez. Estudió relaciones públicas con especialización en diseño gráfico en la Universidad de Texas en El Paso. Después de egresarse, su primer trabajo fue en una…

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    July 1, 2015 · Comments off · #CUU, Digital Magazine, Interviews, Local

    MATILDAS: UNA BANDA BRUTALMENTE HONESTA

    MATILDAS: UNA BANDA BRUTALMENTE HONESTA TXT: Belem García     Fotografía: Quieroserverde Uno como público, puede tener expectativas de lo que supone ver en un show local de rock. Sin embargo, cuando un grupo de…

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    July 1, 2015 · Comments off · Interviews, Music

    GOING THE DISTANCE — CAKE INTERVIEW

    The band formed in Sacramento, California 24 years ago an have produced 6 studio albums earning a platinum ranking on 2. They also have a handful of hit singles, with “Going the Distance”…

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    June 30, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home, Music, News

    Jacco Gardner Hypnophobia @ Lowbrow Palace

    To call Jacco Gardner a daydreamer may not be as farfetched as he’d have you believe. Its meaning may refer to a fear of sleep, but with Hypnophobia, the brand new album from…

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    June 26, 2015 · Comments off · Article, Digital Magazine

    Weezer: El Album Azul vs. Pinkerton

    El Album Azul vs. Pinkerton. Por: Rafael A. Revilla Romero. @rafastarix Cada de cada tiempo al hablar de Weezer surge la eterna polémica entre los que somos fans de esta agrupación californiana, ¿cual…

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    June 26, 2015 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Veteran Rockers Headline the El Paso Downtown Street Fest

    Text: Fusion Staff | Photo: Courtesy of KLAQ The longest running street festival in town is back and taking over the streets of downtown once again for another summer of fun. The El…

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    June 20, 2015 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #82

    Welcome to Issue 82 featuring alternative rock/power pop band Weezer who will be headlining KLAQ’s annual Street Fest. Additional features include exclusive interviews with California based soul/tropical/psychedelic band Chicano Batman, garage punk band…

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    June 9, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Pato Banton: Blazing The Path Of Love, Truth and Justice

    Prepare to be invigorated when reggae badass Pato Banton and the Now Generation take the stage at Five Points Bistro Sunday, June 14th. Banton is internationally known for his galvanizing performances, deep-rooted spirituality…

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    June 1, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Art

    Burlesque On The Rio: Riveting and Raw

    Twirling tassels, naked women, guys in thongs, irreverent humor. Who could ask for more? Downtown’s Sector 7 was the venue for the first-ever Burlesque on the Rio last Friday night. The speak-easy appeal…

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    May 29, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Chicano Batman Descends On Sun City

    What do you get when you combine a pinch of cumbia, a dash of soul, a sprinkle of Brazilian Tropicalia and a splash of vintage Latin rock? If you throw in a bit…

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    May 28, 2015 · Comments off · Art, Interviews

    The Art of Nanibah Chacon

    Nanibah Chacon, from Albuquerque, NM, first became involved in art through graffiti at the age of 15. After 10 years of creating graffiti art she moved on to studio work and then progressed…

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    May 27, 2015 · 0 Comments · Art

    Passion Runs Deep at Big Bend Brewing Co.

    There’s a reason why craft beer is used synonymously with “artisanal beer.”  Small batch brewing is often seen as an art form, as all the ingredients and variations give a brewmaster a wide…

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    May 26, 2015 · 0 Comments · Interviews, Music

    Slightly Stoopid

    Slightly Stoopid is a 7 piece (sometimes 8) band from San Diego, CA.  Originally signed to Skunk Records—founded by the late Brad Nowell of Sublime, the band continues to tour throughout the world…

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    May 25, 2015 · 0 Comments · Art, Interviews

    The Art of Christopher Konecki

    Born in LA, raised in San Diego, Christopher Konecki started painting when he was young. Since then he’s always been a compulsive doodler and always had some relationship with art. Visual imagery is…

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    May 24, 2015 · 0 Comments · Interviews

    Tito’s Journey: Against All Odds

    Who says you can’t find success in a bottle of booze? Bert “Tito” Beveridge has made not only a living, but a fortune peddling his fifth- generation handcrafted Tito’s Vodka.  Beveridge’s story encapsulates…

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    May 23, 2015 · 0 Comments · Interviews, Music

    G-Eazy

    G Eazy, 25 year old Oakland, CA based rapper who has been referred to as the “James Dean of Hip Hop,” makes his El Paso debut as a headlining act for this year’s…

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    May 22, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Mattox – El País de los Desaparecidos Y Los Otros

    Experimental/Post-Rock/Ambient/Electronica band Mattox release two singles “El País de los Desaparecidos,” and “Los Otros.” Isolation is not a bad thing when it comes to creativity. A lone ranger in the El Paso music scene,…

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    May 21, 2015 · 0 Comments · Interviews, Music

    A Talk with Girl Talk

    Greg Gillis doesn’t seem bothered by the thought of getting sued by record labels over their samples, and why should he be?  Better known as Girl Talk, Gillis not only continues his touring,…

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    May 20, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Music

    Steppin’ Out with Cedric of Antemasque

    Antemasque is the most recent band and creative outlet for Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez of At The Drive-In/The Mars Volta fame. The music of Antemasque has been simplified with an emphasis on…

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    May 20, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Art, Artists

    The Art of Ricardo Chavarria

    Ricardo Chavarria was born in El Paso and raised in Anthony, NM. His first memory of art was visual graffiti, and in high school he would sketch graffiti work on paper. After working…

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    May 20, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Art

    Crafting Masterpieces Live at NDMF

    Neon Desert has become an El Paso tradition. It is a hotbed of music, art, and creativity. Along with this year’s musical lineup, which includes heavy hitters such as Cypress Hill, DJ Kaskade…

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    May 19, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Music

    La Mala Rodríguez: Alimentando a los demonios.

    María Rodríguez Garrido no se hizo Mala de la noche a la mañana, lo consiguió ensuciándose la boca con letras venenosas y una imagen encabronadamente ruda. Se dio a conocer en la escena…

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    May 18, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Cypress Hill are West Coast Hip Hop Legends

    Cypress Hill are West Coast Hip Hop icons that have been creating platinum selling albums for over 3 decades now. Lyrically, their songs reflect their personal life experiences; their sound has no limits…

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    May 17, 2015 · 0 Comments · Music

    Fusion Must See List for Neon Desert 2015

    The Drums—This won’t be the first time Brooklyn indie poppers The Drums play El Paso—their show at Lowbrow last year was awesome. The Drums play spacey-dream rock with elements of pop, and span…

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    May 16, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Music

    Quintuple the FUN at Neon Desert Music Fest 2015! 

    Some of the best things in the world come in fives: fingers, toes, pentagons, quintuplets, points on a star, the Jackson 5 and now Neon Desert Music Festival! On top of that, it’s…

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    May 15, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Digital Magazine, Events

    Fusion Magazine #81

    El Paso’s very own Neon Desert Music Festival is back bigger and better than ever! And we’re excited to present our 81st issue of Fusion illustrated by Tim Razo! Our NDMF edition features Hip-Hop heavyweight Sen Dog of Cypress…

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    May 9, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Art, Artists

    DCC takes foot in downtown El Paso!

      Dream Chasers Club is a new art gallery to set foot in downtown El Paso, TX. Known as DCC for short, the gallery gives off a chill Brooklyn street style vibe with…

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    May 7, 2015 · 0 Comments · #CUU, #ELP

    The Illustration Process for Issue #80

    Here at Fusion we often collaborate with artists to design our covers. Almost always the artists we collaborate with have an incredible ability to listen to our ideas and bring them to life…

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    May 5, 2015 · 0 Comments · #CUU, Interviews

    Entrevista con Mauricio Esparza Oteo de Icaza, El Micro: Casi todo lo que sé acerca del Vinyl

    Entrevista con Mauricio Esparza Oteo de Icaza, El Micro. Es un hecho, el vinyl ha vuelto desde la ultratumba para reclamar su espacio en esta nueva generación. La re-comercializacion de este formato se…

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    May 4, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Interviews

    KLAQ’s 30 Years of Ballonfest

      KLAQ is an El Paso institution that’s been broadcasting rock and roll music over the radio for over 36 years. It’s best known for its Morning Show with Buzz Adams as well…

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    May 2, 2015 · 0 Comments · Art

    Fusion Gallery | Fausto Fernandez

    Born in El Paso, Texas, and living in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, Fausto Fernandez is a mixed media collage artist. He pursued a double major in graphic design and painting at the University of…

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    May 1, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Interviews, Music

    Against The Trend — An Interview with Chris Stracey of Bag Raiders

    Chris Stracey and Jack Glass, best known by their moniker Bag Raiders, are a nu-disco/house/alternative dance duo from Australia. The music they create is fun, energetic, and guaranteed to ignite the dance floor…

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    April 30, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Music

    Check This Out! New Music by Part Time Return to Cherry LP

    Already having 2 Lps on Mexican Summer, a bunch of cassette tapes on Burger Records and various 45s on other different labels, Part Time continues to be innovative and unique on their latest…

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    April 28, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP

    Night Owl Flies Into Downtown El Paso

    Night Owl Pub & Grill—brainchild of owners Carlo Mendo, Fernando Rincon, and Elliot Knoch—are the newest business to join the Downtown renaissance. Managed by long-time entertainment industry professional, Rick Vielma, Night Owl seeks…

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    April 27, 2015 · 0 Comments · #CUU, Art

    Crónicas Inesperadas IV: Björk otra vez.

    No hubo preámbulo a nada, llegaron las 8 con 5 y el escenario se oscureció. Cuando concreté mi visita a la gran manzana después de haberlo alineado con la exposición retrospectiva en el…

  • The Chamanas
    April 26, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    The Chamanas

    Manuel Calderon formed the three-member band, The Chamanas, back in 2013. Motivation to form the band came from Austin-based musician, David Garza, and that would guide Calderon’s next moves. Gathering familiar individuals throughout…

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    April 23, 2015 · Comments off · Interviews, Local, Music

    Mi Maldito Grupo Sangre; y el tuyo también.

    He aprendido que las mejores cosas en la vida son aquellas a las que tu abuelita clasifica como “del diablo”. Desde el sexo premarital, Los Simpson o Pókemon, hasta el video de Like…

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    April 22, 2015 · 0 Comments · Home

    Day Drinking in the Trans Pecos

    As much as you love El Paso, sometimes you need to travel, take a break from the traffic on I-10 and just get away. Now, there is one more excuse for a weekend…

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    April 20, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, #LC, Events

    Positive Vibrations Felt Throughout El Paso and Las Cruces | Bob Marley Bash 2015

    “I don’t stand for black man’s side, I don’t stand for white man’s side, I stand for God’s side.” These words by reggae legend Bob Marley are a testament to his unwavering spirituality,…

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    April 19, 2015 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    Download the Fusion Magazine PDF version HERE!

    Ahora puedes descargar la version PDF de Fusion Magazine para tus dispositivos mobiles via Nitroflare y Novafile. Now you can download the Fusion Magazine PDF version for your mobile devices via Nitroflare and Novafile.

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    April 15, 2015 · 0 Comments · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #80

    Welcome to our 80th edition of Fusion Magazine featuring 30 Years of Balloonfest put together by El Paso rock station KLAQ 95.5 on your FM dial. 80 PRINT issues has been no easy…

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    April 1, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Electric Social

    Christian Yanez is engaged when it comes to the music scene; whether it is booking a local band at Lowbrow, being on the stage with his band The Other Half or showcasing local…

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    March 31, 2015 · 0 Comments · Music

    The Lost and Found | The Chameleons | Swamp Thing/John, I’m Only Dancing 12” single 1986

    Manchester has its greats: Joy Division, Stone Roses, The Smiths, Oasis… the list could go on. Just because the city had already birthed Herman’s Hermits, The Bee Gees and the Hollies in the…

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    March 30, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Local, Music

    Check This Out! New Local Band to Look Out For—Gorilla Deathbox

    With the distortion set all the way to 11, Gorilla Deathbox is a rocking new band in El Paso with dark tones and heavy grooves. Fusion interviewed the band through email where they…

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    March 29, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Great Shapes | Single Release Party

    Sector 7 Basement will host local band Great Shapes for their first single release party on March 6th.  Already having  a range of shows coming up throughout Texas,  the release of Low will…

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    March 28, 2015 · Comments off · #CUU, Local

    El Zapatero Express.

    Encontrar personas realmente apasionadas por su trabajo y que ofrezcan calidad en lo que hacen, es hoy en día más difíci,l que hacer que Kanye West se quede calladito y en su asiento….

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    March 27, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, #JRZ, Interviews, Music

    Idée Fixe: The Monomania of Fettish

    Originally from Juarez, and recently relocated to El Paso, Fettish is a hard-rocking band that knows how to dance. After impressing Neon Desert crowds with a blistering Silent Disco set, the band has…

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    March 26, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, #JRZ, Art, Artists

    El Paso X Cd. Juárez Border Murals by EL MAC

    EL PASO x JUÁREZ border murals by EL MAC from ELMAC on Vimeo. EXCERPT from vimeo post by EL MAC: “Last December I painted murals in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuaha and El Paso, Texas…

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    March 25, 2015 · Comments off · #JRZ, Events, Music

    Bufi (Sicario Music) en Juarez.

    Bufi es uno de los músicos y productores más sobresalientes de la escena mexicana, con una propuesta musical que oscila entre los géneros del bass, disco y house, ha cautivado a un amplio…

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    March 25, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Interviews

    Bottoms Up: Deadbeach Brewery Coming Soon To El Paso

    America has been a market saturated with big-name commercial beers for some time, but the consumer has finally had enough; the status quo beer just isn’t cutting it anymore. Retailer shelves that were…

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    March 24, 2015 · 0 Comments · #CUU, Art, Interviews

    Leo Martínez: de aficionado a VSCO

    Platicando con el fotógrafo Chihuahuense Leo Martínez, nos cuenta cómo ha sido su transición de estudiante a fotógrafo y su experiencia al formar parte de Artist Iniciative de VSCO (Visual Suply Corporation), una…

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    March 24, 2015 · Comments off · Art, Artists

    Fusion Gallery/Carlos Esparza

    Su nombre es Carlos Esparza, es artista visual y egresado la Universidad Palmore —Palmorito de Dios— como lo llama él. Actualmente se dedica al diseño gráfico en Republikana “Buro Creativo”, pero nunca ha…

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    March 23, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP

    The Black Orchid Lounge

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    An Interview with Above & Beyond’s Jono Grant

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    Propuestas Fusion: Vive Latino 2015

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    Viktoria Modesta.

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    The Hoppy Monk—San Antonio

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    February 7, 2015 · Comments off · Interviews, Music

    The Sound of Metal: An Interview with Gary Numan

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    February 6, 2015 · Comments off · Art, Artists, Music

    The Lost and Found/Paralisis Permanente

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