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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Peter Svarzbein | A Better Tomorrow Today

    We have been told that we don’t matter, that we don’t vote, that our generation is apathetic. We have heard voices warn us about false hope and they will only become louder in…

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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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    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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    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…

  • Rare Individuals
    April 3, 2015 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Music

    Texas Showdown Festival 2015 | Music Line-Up Announcement

    Today, George Galindo, owner of House of Pain Tattoo and organizer for Texas Showdown Festival, officially announced a badass music line-up for this year’s fest. Headlining Friday July 17 is hip-hop legend Ice…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    The Black Orchid Lounge

    The Black Orchid Lounge is a unique bar in West El Paso that specializes in craft cocktails. Owned by Michelle Fierro-Quintero and Juan Quintero, the Black Orchid offers patrons a prohibition-era, speakeasy atmosphere…

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    An Interview with Above & Beyond’s Jono Grant

    Above & Beyond is one of the most successful progressive trance groups in the world. Their repertoire is endless as they’ve been making music and collaborating with many world class musicians for over…

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    Propuestas Fusion: Vive Latino 2015

    BOMBA ESTÉREO Colombianos con ritmo y buen gusto para bailar. Bomba Estéreo es una de las propuestas con más auge en su país y casi toda Latinoamérica. ¿No me crees? Escucha “Caribbean Power”,…

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    Caloncho y su fruit obsession

    Caloncho y su fruit obsession. Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero Foto: Andrés Solis. En México el genero musical llamado folk suena un tanto extraño, si bien tenemos una cantidad enorme de música folclórica…

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    February 25, 2015 · Comments off · #D.F., Music, News

    Juan Soto “Atemporal”

    El productor mexicano Juan Soto y uno de los consentidos de Sicario Music, nos presenta en está ocasión el último sencillo de su primer LP “Oscurecía” que presentó exitosamente en el 2014 en el…

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    Salón Acapulco Presenta “Fandango”

    Después de un arduo trabajo en el estudio, Iñigo Vontier por fin termino de planear el viaje perfecto en una playa perdida en el pacífico, llena de chicas en bikini jugando bolley ball y…

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    Viktoria Modesta.

    “Olvida lo que sabes sobre incapacidad.” V.M Ella es la representación más bella de una condición que muchos asocian al sufrimiento y a la limitación. Sin lugar a dudas, la industria musical se…

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    El Sonido Felino de Maw

    Si hay una palabra justa y necesaria para describir Maw es felino. Podemos hablar de las canciones, del concepto, del sonido… sin embargo siempre regresaremos a hablar de gatos. Maw es el nombre…

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    February 10, 2015 · Comments off · #San Antonio

    The Hoppy Monk—San Antonio

    Joseph Valenzuela and Beto Longoria introduced beer enthusiasts to The Hoppy Monk, El Paso’s first craft beer pub, 4 years ago. Their unique concept set in motion a craft beer movement that was…

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    The Sound of Metal: An Interview with Gary Numan

    Fusion Magazine had the opportunity to interview the great new-wave  pioneer Gary Numan before his set at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX. We asked him about his thoughts on being a…

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    The Lost and Found/Paralisis Permanente

    The Lost and Found Paralisis Permanente El Acto LP—1982 Txt: Daniel Salas. The death of Dictator Francisco Franco in 1975 brought an end of decades  of oppression and the birth of freedom of…

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