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    October 18, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Tropicália Music and Taco Festival

    Text: Josh Luna Who says music festival season is over? The Observatory Group from Santa Ana, CA is set to put on Tropicália Music and Taco Festival, a unique and eclectic festival on…

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    October 17, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU, Art, Home

    La Barda

        La Barda, cuenta la historia de Paco, Samuel, la víspera de las vacaciones de verano. Una serie de pequeños eventos extraños en la ciudad, y su relación con Azul, una misteriosa…

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    October 13, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Tony Gallardo | Lo Mejor de lo Peor

        Texto: Alba García Es difícil y sobre todo imposible hablar de María y José como el único proyecto de Tony Gallardo, sus innumerables y expresivas personalidades se hacen presentes en su…

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    October 12, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events, Fusion Gallery, Home, Local

    Fusion Magazine presents: Graficomovil, the art of Artemio Rodriguez

    Fusion Magazine presents: Graficomóvil, the art of Artemio Rodríguez and his touring mobile gallery “Over the Wall.”   Graficomóvil has toured throughout different places including California, Kansas and Colorado in various museums. His…

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    October 12, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ, Events

    Denso

    Text: Alba García Denso se define como independiente, versátil, urbano y está en busca de ampliar la música alternativa en la frontera. La primera edición de un evento que promete ser una fiesta fresca…

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    October 11, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Ojos de la Frontera – Eyes of the Border – Foto Frontera 2017

      Text: Arturo M. Enríquez Eleven inspiring photographers have been gathered to be featured in Foto Frontera—the 4th Annual Visual Stills Invitational Photography Exhibition. These eyes of the border hail from Texas, New Mexico…

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    October 10, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    House Party at Club Here I Love You

    Text: Chantel Baul Alex and Joe Nava of the Late Night Social Club (promoter/DJ Crew) are shaking up the local music scene once again. Their latest venture, Club Here I Love You, opened…

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    October 8, 2017 · Comments off · Art, Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Anri Okada

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero “En Chihuahua el cielo es enorme”, fue una de las frases que se me quedaron grabadas cuando tuve la oportunidad de conversar con la artista japonesa Anri Okada…

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    October 7, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Music

    Wilco Show Review: Live at the Abraham Chavez Theatre

    Chicago based alt-country veterans Wilco played an amazing set filled with classics and newbies to a warm receptive El Paso audience at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on September 28th. The band’s stage was…

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    October 6, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0051

    “Cáncer por Plástico” Señor Amable La Espuma de la Certeza / Sea Hate https://www.facebook.com/sr-amable-88475491142/ La Espuma de la Certeza / Sea Hate (2017) by Sr. Amable “Ave María” MAW https://www.facebook.com/mawgaze/ “Shine a Light”…

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    October 5, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Music

    Mura Masa brought the beats to El Paso

    Mura Masa brought the beats to El Paso when he stopped at Tricky Falls Wednesday October 4 for his North America Fall/Winter Tour. The 21-year-old Guernsey-born DJ, electronic music producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist…

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    October 5, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Los Mundos | Manifestación del Alma

        Text: Alba García | Foto: Thom Díaz Sonidos obscuros, misteriosos y alternativos evocan a la ciencia ficción, al horror cósmico y a un mundo que se define en su ser y…

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    October 4, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    A Dose of Rock ’n’ Roll | Ringo Starr Live in El Paso

     Text: Daniel Salas | Photo: Associated Press Ringo Starr shows no signs of stopping and is breaking through at the speed of sound, with a new album and fall tour. Back on the…

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    October 3, 2017 · Comments off · Art

    Dibujando Letras e Influencias | Israel Zapata

    Text: Sophi Flo | Foto: Jorge Cuevas “Minino” Un amigo solía decir “nada es original”, una parte de esto es cierto, pero no podemos subestimar la influencia de otras fuerzas sobre nuestro trabajo…

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    October 2, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art

    For Graffiti Artists the Writing’s on the Wall

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto  Graffiti art is one of the most misunderstood art forms, at a historic and chaotic crossroads between culture and crime. Throughout the city we see evidence the medium is…

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    October 1, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Natalia Lafourcade

    Texto: Bj Sánchez En esencia Natalia siempre ha sido aventurera, la búsqueda incesante es la característica principal en cada uno de sus proyectos. Considerada por muchos la artista mexicana más talentosa de su…

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    September 29, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU, #ELP, #JRZ, #Marfa, Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #102 OUT NOW!

    FUSION 102 OUT NOW!! With Ringo Starr in our cover!!- Ringo Starr shows no signs of stopping and is breaking through at the speed of sound, with a new album and fall tour. Back…

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    September 18, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Bleached | Can You Deal With the Rebel Yell?

     Text: Kimmy Quan Steps for bleaching hair: Buy necessary products (bleach, gloves, etc.) Mix and apply bleach Set timer, so your hair doesn’t fall out Jam to the pop punk/garage melodies of Bleached…

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    September 17, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Trevor Sensor at The Lowbrow Palace on Saturday October 14th

    It’s Trevor Sensor’s voice you’ll notice first. The twenty-three year old’s debut album, Andy Warhol’s Dream, is part of a literate folk lineage that runs from Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan through Tom Waits…

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    September 15, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0050

    “Deathless” Ibeyi featuring Kamasi Washington Ash https://www.facebook.com/ibeyimusic/ “Dum Surfer” King Krule The OOZ https://www.facebook.com/King-Krule-184334471606543/ “When I Dance With You” The Pains of Being Pure at Heart The Echo of Pleasure https://www.facebook.com/ThePainsofBeingPureatHeart/ “Take Me…

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    September 14, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU

    Los Buenos Tiempos Fest

    La segunda edición del festival independiente Los Buenos Tiempos Fest suma actos nacionales a su repertorio a la vez que hace un breve pero profundo recorrido desde los sonidos autóctonos y el folk…

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    September 12, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    David Loca Talks Part Time

      Article published in Fusion Magazine 2013 Text: Alex Durán + Daniel Salas With 2 solid LPs on indie label Mexican Summer, a handful of excellent 45 inch singles and cassettes (yes, cassettes),…

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    September 8, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0049

    “Eléctrico” Sotomayor Conquistador https://www.facebook.com/sotomayormusic/ “Tonite” LCD Soundsystem American Dream https://www.facebook.com/lcdsoundsystem “No Control” Brand New Science Fiction https://www.facebook.com/BrandNew/ “Your Friends” Tera Melos Trash Generator https://www.facebook.com/teramelosmusic/ “Exhumed” Zola Jesus Okovi https://www.facebook.com/zolajesusofficial/ Suscribe to The Fusion…

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    September 6, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Music

    Village of Vinton to Celebrate Local Music and Agriculture with 2nd Annual Village Vibes Music Festival

    Keep Vinton Beautiful, in collaboration with the Village of Vinton, and other great community partners, is proudly hosting the 2nd Annual Village Vibes Music Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 2:00 p.m….

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    September 3, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU, Events

    BUM NITES! Workhop & Beers + ISAD en Don Burro Foro Cultural

    VIERNES 13 Y SÁBADO 14 DE OCTUBRE C O S T O – P R E V E N T A $ 850 (3 Conferencias + 1 Workshop) $ 200 (3 Conferencias) IGNACIO…

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    September 3, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU, Art

    Adriana De La Torre | Akimaro

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla R. Artículo impreso en Fusion Magazine #60  Encontrarme con el trabajo de Adriana es de esas sorpresas agradables que te da el dar clases. Si bien trato de estar…

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    September 2, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Tiger Army Headlines Rockabilly Riot 2017

    Text: Isabel Aleman | Photo: Hellcat Records Los Angeles, Ca based psychobilly rockers Tiger Army blend the old school sounds of rock & roll and rockabilly with their own blend of punk. They…

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    September 1, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events

    Tattoo Arena | Tattoo Artists at The Great American Rockabilly Riot 2017

    Gusto Gustavo Pimentel is an award winning artist currently working at Pumping Ink Tattoo in El Paso, Texas. Born and raised EL Paso Texas, he is also known to his friends and family…

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    August 31, 2017 · Comments off · Art

    Julian Mendoza

    Text: Fusion Magazine Julian Mendoza is a Native of Southern California. Born in the late 1950’s this mostly self-taught artist has spent many years putting in work perfecting his technique. Julian has worked…

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    August 31, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Pinup Star Lisa Love’s Homecoming at GARR 2017

    Text: Chantel Baul | Photo: Courtesy of Lisa Love El Paso native Lisa Love first broke onto the rockabilly scene back in 2007 when she started entering pinup contests throughout the nation. Compelled…

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    August 29, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU, #ELP

    Ian Rosewood | Leyendas, Historia y Rock & Roll

    Texto: Bj Sánchez | Foto: Engel Marín + Schöne Foto Son las tres con quince y la mesa donde estamos sentados Ian, Johnson (Nopal Desert), la tremenda (y adorada) July y yo pareciera un…

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    August 29, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, #JRZ, Events

    Viva Las Vegas | Rock & Roll Maldito del Desierto

    Texto: Alba García | Foto: Cortesía de Viva Las Vegas  Música imposible de catalogar que define en un sentido un tanto abstracto al desierto y a una de las bandas más talentosas de…

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    August 29, 2017 · Comments off · CDMX

    Fusion Mag en la Semana Indie Rocks!

    Texto: Adriana Antillón | Fotos: Claudia Ochoa Iniciamos la semana para vacacionar en la Ciudad de México y asistir a la Semana Indie Rocks 2017 y todo debe de empezar con la mejor noche de…

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    August 29, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    Sun City Roller Girls To Ram and Jam at Rockabilly Riot

    Text: Chantel Baul | Photo: Ginger Lambert Since 2008, the Sun City Roller Girls have been bringing beauty, brawn, and all-around badassery to the El Paso sports scene. Known for its rough-and-tumble nature,…

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    August 28, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    Rockabilly Riot Gears Up For 7th Year

    Photos: Bill’s Atomic Media What began as a little ol’ car show at the Great American Land & Cattle Co. (in northeast El Paso) 7 years ago has exploded into a 2-day extravaganza…

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    August 25, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Music

    Fixed Idea Celebrates 25 Years

    El Paso ska band Fixed Idea rocked its 25-year anniversary celebration party which was held at the Tricky Falls earlier this month. In honor of the celebration, the band will be re-releasing most…

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    August 24, 2017 · Comments off · #Marfa

    John Maus at Marfa on August 28

    Avant-garde pop artist and composer John Maus comes through Marfa on Monday, August 28, playing one of his first shows since 2012. Maus makes arresting, avant-garde music that’s utterly danceable and even liberating in…

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    August 24, 2017 · Comments off · Art, Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Orbeh Studio

    Texto: Ángel Cervantes Es una tarde de calor tropical, manejas una bicicleta con los ojos vendados mientras una chica guía la ruta con su voz cálida, escuchas un pequeño torbellino que te rodea,…

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    August 23, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Redes del Soundcloud Mexicano

    Texto: Maizteja La música es casi como el lenguaje, o como un lenguaje: una creación social para expresar y vivir cosas personales. Pero es algo que se genera en comunidad. Como parte de…

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    August 23, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Album Reviews, Music

    Shots Fired | Acid Pie Returns with Watergun

    Text: Chantel Baul | Photo: Angelina Juarez Borderland band Acid Pie first came on the scene in 2012 with their debut EP It Makes Me Feel Like . . . Wooh!. With their gritty…

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    August 22, 2017 · Comments off · #Marfa, Art

    Making the Earth Art | Tierra. Sangre. Oro.

    Text: Isabel Aleman | Photo: Paul Marcus Rodriguez There is a beauty that resonates in the southwest area of Texas—the pinks and blues of the sunsets, the calming landscape of the desert and…

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    August 21, 2017 · 0 Comments · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #101 | Celebrating The Great American Rockabilly Riot

    Fusion Magazine presents Issue 101 featuring The Great American Rockabilly Riot—a festival highlighting music, hot rods, pin-up models, tattoos and roller derby! Our cover illustration, which pays homage to the fest, was made…

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    August 15, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Infectious, synthy, psychedelic funk anthems by Julian Borrego

    Meet Julian Borrego, a sought after multi-instrumentalist, Los Angeles based producer and singer-songwriter. Hailing from an extensive musical family with a world famous guitar playing grandpa (Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles), it is to…

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    August 14, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Llegan a El Paso los Extraños más Imperfectos | Enjambre

    Texto: Fernanda León Conformada por sus cinco integrantes – Luis Humberto, Rafael, Julian, Javier y Ángel – Enjambre presentó su nuevo disco ‘Imperfecto Extraño’ al público fronterizo en el Lowbrow Palace en la…

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    August 11, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Music

    Natalia Lafourcade ‘Musas’ U.S. Album Release Tour Heads to El Paso

    El Paso, Texas – El Paso Live and Splendid Sun Productions announced today that critically acclaimed Mexican artist Natalia Lafourcade will perform at the Plaza Theatre on October 5, 2017, at 8 PM in support…

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    August 11, 2017 · Comments off · Home, The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0048

    “Skull Pop” Guerilla Toss GT Ultra https://www.facebook.com/guerillatoss/ “Feel the Same” Bully Losing https://www.facebook.com/bullythemusic/ “Nada” Ruzzi, featuring Javiera Mena & Vanessa Zamora https://www.facebook.com/ruzzimusic/ “Drained Lake” Metz Strange Peace https://www.facebook.com/metz “Rites of Investiture” Circa Survive…

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    August 10, 2017 · Comments off · #Marfa, Music

    Trans Pecos Festival 2017

    The 12th Annual Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love takes place in Marfa, TX, September 28th through October 1st at El Cosmico. This year’s festival, features musical performances from headliners including: Wilco, Lee…

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    August 6, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Home

    The Spaces Between Things & Places | The Photography of Peter Svarzbein

    Txt: Alex Durán | Photo: Peter Svarzbein Like many El Pasoans, Peter Svarzbein left his hometown to pursue a higher education. His ambition led him to Lancaster, PA, where he got his undergraduate degree…

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    August 4, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0047

    “LMK” Kelela Take me Apart https://www.facebook.com/kelelamusic/ “There’s Money in the Walls” Listener https://www.facebook.com/listener/ “Dillon and Her Son” The World is a Beautiful Place & I am no Longer Afraid to Die Always Foreign…

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    August 3, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    La Bibliocleta | Lectura en Dos Ruedas

    Txt: Alba García | Fotos: Alba García + La Bibliocleta ¨Es importante leer porque nos muestra puntos de vista distintos a los nuestros, nos inspira a crear, ejercita constantemente nuestra imaginación y todo…

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    August 1, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU, Events

    Indigo Fest | Un Gran Paso para la Cultura del Hip Hop en Chihuahua

    Txt + Foto: Nayo Rodríguez y Antonio V.V. Lecou Siempre resulta interesante analizar a todas las personas que van a los diferentes eventos que se ofrecen en la ciudad. Aunque al final del…

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    August 1, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ, Music

    Sonido Cachimbo | Fiesta Popular

    Txt: Alba García Es seguro decir que Sonido Cachimbo es una de las bandas más representativas de Ciudad Juárez. Sabor, alegría y diversión se apoderan del ambiente cada vez que se presentan y…

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    July 31, 2017 · Comments off · Art, Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Héctor Reez Ruiz

    Txt: Rafael A. Revilla Romero.   Héctor “Reez” Ruiz es oriundo de Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua y dice ser un ilustrador y músico autodidacta, como si la palabra autodidacta estuviera justificando algo, como si…

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    July 28, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0046

    “Blue Train Lines” Mount Kimbie Love what Survives https://www.facebook.com/mountkimbie/ “Vanity Pail Kids” Broken Social Scene Hug of Thunder https://www.facebook.com/brokensocialscene/ “Airborne” Cut Copy Cut Copy: Greatest Hits https://www.facebook.com/cutcopy/ “Asido” Purity Ring https://www.facebook.com/purityringmusic/ “Swimmers” Alexander…

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    July 27, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    Brass Monkey | More Fun than a Barrel of Monkeys

    Txt: Denise Nelson Prieto | Photo:  Viridiana Villa Cue the high-pitched horn samples. “Brass monkey, that funky monkey.” For many of us who grew up in the 80s, this was a major component…

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    July 26, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Home

    Laura Turón’s Paradox

    In an unassuming warehouse, quite literally off the beaten path in Mesquite, New Mexico, artist Laura Turón works meticulously on her latest project. Turón is known for her signature mark-making work, usually displayed…

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    July 25, 2017 · Comments off · Lost and Found

    Chicano Soul es la Verdad: Essential Book Gets 10 Year Anniversary Reissue

    Txt: Daniel Salas Losing stuff sucks. About 4 years ago my book Chicano Soul: Recordings and History of an American Culture, was lost, stolen, misplaced, abducted or spontaneously combusted—basically it went missing. I…

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    July 24, 2017 · Comments off · #Marfa, Art

    Rafa Esparza Brings Tierra. Sangre. Oro. to Marfa

    Ballroom Marfa is pleased to announce Tierra. Sangre. Oro., an exhibition envisioned by artist Rafa Esparza. The program will include new installation, performance, and sculptural work from Esparza alongside collaborations and contributions from…

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    July 23, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Angel Cabrales

    Txt: Denise Nelson Prieto For sculptor and UTEP visiting professor Angel Cabrales, art goes beyond a form of self-expression. It is also a means of creating dialogue about current social issues like immigration,…

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    July 21, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU

    Crónicas Inesperadas VII | Soy Trans | I am Trans

    Txt: Bj Sánchez | Foto: Eduardo Gonzzob Para Eduardo y para mí siempre es muy complicado llevar una conversación común y corriente, nuestro hilo conductor siempre son escenarios fantásticos y situaciones impensables sobre…

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    July 20, 2017 · Comments off · Artists

    Titán y su Dama Fina | Entrevista con Emilio Acevedo

      Txt: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Foto: Mark Powell A estas alturas sería un poco redundante hablar de la historia de Titán, esta agrupación puede catalogarse de culto para la música en…

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    July 19, 2017 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    FUSION MAGAZINE CELEBRATES 100 ISSUES!!

    The idea for Fusion Magazine was conceived 10 years ago, July 2007, in a small apartment in the colonia Hidalgo in Ciudad Juárez; our very first issue was born on September of the…

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    July 17, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Wilco Announces Southern U.S. Tour with Stop in El Paso

    American Indie band Wilco announced on Monday they will be heading out on a Southern U.S. tour this Fall, which includes a stop in El Paso, TX at the Abraham Chavez Theatre on…

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    July 14, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Wailing Souls Offer Revelations of Consciousness and Love

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto Photos: Courtesy of The Wailing Souls Roots Reggae legends The Wailing Souls will hit the Rockhouse  Bar & Grill, 9828 Montana Ave, Monday, July 17th. Founding members, Lloyd “Bread” Macdonald…

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    July 10, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU

    Martín Benavides Lee

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Foto: Martín Benavides Lee En tiempos donde la fotografía es algo cotidiano, prácticamente aplicaciones como Instagram han hecho de todos nosotros fotógrafos potenciales y el uso de…

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    July 7, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0045

    “Nervous” Matias Aguayo & The Desdemonas Sofarnopolis https://www.facebook.com/don.matias.aguayo/ “Thunder Thighs” Miss Eaves Feminasty https://www.facebook.com/Misseavesraps/ “Spleen” Austero https://www.facebook.com/Austero/ “Crazy, Stoned, & Gone” Angelo De Augustine Swim Inside the Moon https://www.facebook.com/angelodeaugustinemusic/ “New Minds” Pink Frost…

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    July 5, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU

    La Memoria Aerofotográfica | Chihuahua a Vista de Pájaro

    Texto: Jorge Meléndez Fernández  Foto: Compañía Mexicana Aerofoto Observar la tierra desde el cielo cambió por completo la perspectiva de la humanidad con su entorno. Todo empequeñeció y fue observable en un solo vistazo,…

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    July 4, 2017 · Comments off · Lost and Found

    The Lost and Found | Art | Supernatural Fairy Tales LP 1967

      Text: Daniel Salas Yes, there once was a band called Art. The rock bands of the 60’s took all of the simple names like Love, Spirit and Fire. There was also plenty…

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    July 2, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU

    Don Burro | No Menores, No Aleluyos

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla R. Había una época en donde los bares trataban de ser bares, no centros sociales. Lugares en donde el cigarro tenía el doble propósito de contaminar nuestros pulmones y…

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    June 30, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0044

    “Anything” SZA CTRL http://facebook.com/sza “The Missing Steps” Sleep Party People Lingering https://www.facebook.com/SLEEPPARTYPEOPLE/ “The Arrangement” Beach House B-Sides and Rarities http://www.beachhousebaltimore.com/ “The Alien” Manchester Orchestra A Black Mile to Surface https://www.facebook.com/ManchesterOrchestra/ “Have Fun Tonight”…

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    June 27, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Street Fest Recap

    Photos + text: Josh Luna   The heat didn’t keep the crowd at home this past weekend as people filled the streets of Downtown El Paso for KLAQ’s 2017 Street Fest. Headliners included…

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    June 21, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    Big Brew | Local Homebrewers Gather to Share Beer and Knowledge

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto El Paso is steadily riding the local and craft beer wave. Events like Big Brew are a distinct way for homebrewers to show off their skills, enthusiasts to rub…

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    June 16, 2017 · Comments off · #CUU

    Entrevista de Fusion Magazine para Métrica Radio 10-06-17

    El sábado pasado estuvimos con la gente de Métrica Sociedad Creativa en su espacio en Radio Universidad por el 106.9 de FM de la ciudad de Chihuahua, hablando de nuestros nuevos planes en…

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    June 15, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Queens of the Stone Age Anuncia Nuevo Álbum y Estrena Sencillo

    “El título Villains no es una declaración política. No tiene nada que ver con Trump ni nada de esa mierda. Es, simplemente: 1) una palabra que se ve fantástica y 2) un comentario…

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    June 15, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    Joe, Vinny & Bronson’s Mix and Mingle

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto Six years ago if you were looking for a place to drink craft beer in Central El Paso, you were pretty much S.O.L. The frothy delight was virtually nowhere…

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    June 13, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    The Borderlands Craft Beer Community | A Group for and by Local Beer Lovers

      Text: Michelle Fierro |  Photo: Roman Martinez  Nowadays, craft beer is not only about drinking beer at your local bar, lounge, taproom or pub—it has reached a level of modern communication in the…

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    June 11, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    Union Draft House | The East Side’s Newest Craft Beer Hangout

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto | Photos: Union Draft House The Sun City’s love of hops shows no signs of slowing down. To honor the growing number of craft beer devotees, the Union Draft House,…

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    June 9, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0043

    “Dark Rain” Titán featuring Gary Numan Dama https://www.facebook.com/titantitanmx/ “Another Weekend” Ariel Pink Another Weekend https://www.facebook.com/arielxpink/ “Breathe” Tonstartssbandht Sorcerer https://www.facebook.com/Tonstartssbandht/ “In Undertow” Alvvays Antisocialites https://www.facebook.com/ALVVAYS/ “Tips para ir de Viaje” Vaya Futuro https://www.facebook.com/vayafuturo/ Suscribe…

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    June 8, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Local, Music

    Truth Music | Maestro Scrooge

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto Perhaps you’ve heard the single “Sumthin Precious” on the Maestro Scrooge mixtape circulating throughout El Paso. It’s an ode to Texas car culture, with the underpinnings of an authentic,…

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    June 6, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Local, Music

    Nico & the Silent Films

    Text: Isabel Aleman | Photos: Viridiana Villa  El Paso is filled with talent. On any given day if you look hard enough, you can find an array of local talent ready to make…

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    June 5, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    NDMF 2017 | Photo Recap

    Text: Trey Hicks of Giant Noise | Photos: Alex Durán, Josh Luna and Peter Svarzbein EL PASO, TX (May 30, 2017) – Neon Desert Music Festival celebrated its seventh year in 2017 with its most…

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    June 2, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0042

    “Pigman (Aburrida en la Tienda)” Playa Gótica https://www.facebook.com/laplayagotica/ “El Ciclo del Agua” Algodón Egipcio La Confianza Ciega https://www.facebook.com/algodonegipcio “Strictly Top” Absolutely Not Errors https://www.facebook.com/AbsolutelyNotMusic/   “El Tesoro” Él Mató a un Policía Motorizado…

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    June 1, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art

    Celeste Byers

    Celeste Byers is an avid nature worshipper and existential enthusiast from San Diego, CA. Her work conveys the mysticism in everyday life and magic beyond what we can perceive. Inspired by the natural…

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    May 31, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    Ghostland Observatory

    Text: Joey Velarde | Photos: Daniel Perlaky The ominous hum of the house lights shined down and showered nearly 2,700 in attendance like a gazed umbrella inside the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas…

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    May 31, 2017 · Comments off · #Marfa, Events

    AGAVE FESTIVAL MARFA

    The first annual Agave Festival is almost here and Marfa is ready!!  Agave Festival Marfa celebrates the cultural diversity of the Trans-Pecos and Chihuahuan Desert region. This year’s inaugural festival includes talks by…

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    May 30, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    George Reynoso Talks Records & Retail

    We last talked to George Reynoso about the state of music retail back in 2015. Fusion sits down 2 years later to talk to us about the Borderland retail music scene today. What…

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    May 28, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Home

    Hoyote

    Text: Alex Durán Hoyote is a visual artist who incorporates pop culture elements into his craft to create his own style he refers to as surrealistic psychedelia. Born in El Paso and currently…

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    May 27, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Local, Music

    Frontera Bugalú | Breaking Borders

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto  Since releasing their first LP last summer after reforming the band, local Latin powerhouse Frontera Bugalú show no signs of slowing down. They’re prepping to hit the studio again…

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    May 25, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events

    Art Showcase to Be Bigger During This Year’s NDMF

    Neon Desert Music Festival has become a favorite event for El Pasoans (and even out-of-towners) to celebrate or attend during Memorial Day weekend. It is an event full of music, art and all…

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    May 25, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    SXN Showcase ft. Eureka The Butcher & Dot – June 10th

    SXN is a Los Angeles based artist collective. Although the collective is based in LA it contains El Paso roots due to a handful of the artists living in the city and some…

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    May 25, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, #JRZ, Artists

    The Chamanas | Feel the Evolution

    Text: Vianey Alderete Contreras  Photos: Darío Lizárraga With great achievements and a personal loss, The Chamanas are facing 2017 with a force of inner strength and creativity. The group is made up of…

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    May 24, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Fusion’s 6 Artist to Watch at NDMF

    Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Khalid already. He is an R&B singer with a smooth voice who is currently blowing up—loves to rep El Paso which he calls…

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    May 24, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    NDMF 2017 | Se Habla Español

    Texto: Björzh Z. Desde su primera edición el festival Neon Desert se ha encargado de entregarnos grandiosos line ups que incluyen lo mejor de las propuestas actuales, desde las bandas locales que cada…

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    May 23, 2017 · Comments off · Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Patrick Craig

    How did you discover photography?  Throughout my life I’ve sketched and painted and have always been interested in some form of art. As cell phones evolved with cameras, I discovered photography as a…

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    May 22, 2017 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Digital Magazine, Events

    Fusion Magazine #99 | Neon Desert Music Fest 2017

    Get your sunscreen ready and your cool shades on—it’s Neon time! Every year, Neon Desert brings to the Sun City a diverse line-up of artist. This year once again, the mix bag of…

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    May 19, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0041

    “Drive” Brutus Burst https://www.facebook.com/wearebrutus “Bad Man” Meat Wave The Incessant https://www.facebook.com/MeatWaveChicago/ “The Workers are Few” ’68 Two Parts Viper https://www.facebook.com/theyare68/ “Oblivion” The Murlocs Old Locomotive https://www.facebook.com/themurlocs/ “Deja que la Muerte te Coma” Mentira…

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    Mexico is the Shit

    Text: Rafael A. Revilla Romero Es un hecho que la moda debe ser vanguardista, contestataria y discordante a la vez. La moda ha cambiado paradigmas, desde el uso de la minifalda, pasando por…

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    May 18, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Rise Up With Roots Reggae

    Breakout Virgina-based Reggae band, Adwela and the Uprising, will grace the 5 Points Bistro stage, 3019 Montana Ave, this Saturday, May 20th. Forming only a few years ago, the band has skyrocketed and…

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    May 17, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    El Paso County Coliseum Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    On May 21, 2017, one of the most popular and oldest venues in El Paso will celebrate its 75th anniversary. Originally built to host rodeos (the first event held was the El Paso…

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    May 15, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    El Paso Brewing Company | Homage by the Pint

    Text: John R.P. Del Rosario Like many great American stories, El Paso Brewing Company’s story is one of passion and opportunity. The 5 partners that helped bring the brewery to life crossed paths…

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    May 12, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0040

    “The World Laughs” She-Devils She Devils https://www.facebook.com/shedevilsinc/ “Lucky Girl” Fazerdaze Morningside https://www.facebook.com/fazerdazemusic “Down the Line” Beach Fossils Somersault https://www.facebook.com/beachfossils/ “Youth” Hundredth Rare https://www.facebook.com/HUNDREDTH/ “Thinking of a Place” The War on Drugs https://www.facebook.com/thewarondrugs/ Suscribe…

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    May 11, 2017 · Comments off · Art

    Nicola Formichetti | El Rasputín de la Moda

    Texto: Björzh Znchz  La historia de este talentoso personaje no está basada en golpes de suerte o de patrocinios caídos del cielo. Es una crónica de trabajo inteligente, intuitivo y de talento nato….

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    The Deep Shadows | Cosmic Soul Music

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto Local foursome The Deep Shadows has burst on the scene with a take on local music. Their self-appointed descriptor—“cosmic soul music”—is right on the money.  Freshly-dropped single, “Juggernaut,” is…

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    May 7, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ, Art

    Calavera Studio | Hecho en Juaritos

      Texto + fotos: Alba García La sombría imagen e identidad triste de una ciudad atribuida por violencia y crimen, se desvanece mientras se ilustra con alegres matices y figuras tatuadas en las…

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    May 6, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0039

      “Silver” Waxahatchee Out in the Storm https://www.facebook.com/waxahatchee/ “Continuum” At The Drive In in•ter a•li•a https://www.facebook.com/ATDImusic/ “American Dream” LCD Soundsystem https://www.facebook.com/lcdsoundsystem/ “Saturn” Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister Planetarium https://www.facebook.com/planetariumalbum Suscribe…

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    May 4, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    The Boys Are Back in Town: At The Drive-In Live in El Paso

    Text: Daniel Salas  I don’t remember the very first time I saw At The Drive-In. Back in the day shows would pop-up anywhere in the 90s El Paso punk scene—backyards, restaurants and at…

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    Fusion Magazine #98 | AT THE DRIVE-IN 2017!

    Spring is here and so is the new edition of Fusion Mag #98. In this issue we have the local legends At The Drive In​ on the cover which put El Paso out…

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    April 28, 2017 · Comments off · Music

    JMBLYA. 2017

    JMBLYA is back and better than ever! The fifth annual JMBLYA is set to officially kick-off in Dallas May 5 with a return to the Coliseum Parking Lot at Fair Park, which last…

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    April 13, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0038

    “Honey Bun” Elastic Bond Honey Bun https://www.facebook.com/TheElasticBond/ “It gets more Blue” Girlpool Powerplant https://www.facebook.com/GIRLPOOOL/ “Scared Money” NxWorries Yes Lawd! https://www.facebook.com/nxworries/ “No hay Amor en las Calles” Los Nastys Cannibal Business https://www.facebook.com/losnastysband/ “My Lover…

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    Fernet: The Curious Case of an Old Liqueur

    Text: Michelle Fierro Fernet. That popular, pretty green bottle with the orange label that sits on the shelf of many a bar. You’ve seen it pop-up in more places in our city and…

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    April 7, 2017 · Comments off · Interview

    Ned Van Zandt: Sid & Nancy’s Former Neighbor Tells His Story

      Text: John R.P. Del Rosario   Ned Van Zandt has lived a distinctly American life. He’s written about it in his one-man play “Del Valle” which recounts his life from residing in the…

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    April 7, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0037

    “True Believer” Clipping. Splendor & Misery https://www.facebook.com/clppng “Territory” The Blaze Territory https://www.facebook.com/TheBlazeProduction/ “Sugar for the Pill” Slowdive Slowdive https://www.facebook.com/Slowdive/ “Swim” Her Tape #2 https://www.facebook.com/thebandher/ “Cost of the Summer” Night Things https://www.facebook.com/officeofnightthings/ Suscribe to…

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    April 6, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ, Art

    Luis Colomo | Arte de la Frontera

    Texto: Fernanda León Nacido un 6 de diciembre de 1990 en la ciudad de El Paso, Texas, Luis Colomo es un artista que siempre ha estado rodeado de la cultura de la frontera….

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    April 4, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ

    Proyecto ANAPRA | Creatividad a Base de Necesidad

    Texto + fotos: Alba García Para muchos, es reconocida como una zona marginada económicamente y socialmente, para otros es una fuente de potencial creativo y artístico alejado de la ciudad. ANAPRA toma una…

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    April 4, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Charles Bukowski Would Love The Orwells

    Text: Isabel Aleman The Orwells put on a show that would make your mom blush—wether the band is fighting with the sound guy in Dallas, getting arrested or fighting in London. Their shows…

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    April 3, 2017 · Comments off · Interview, Music

    Drab Majesty

    Text: Kimmy Quan | Photo: Drab Majesty It’s 3 o’clock in the morning and we are standing outside of Monarch Bar on a cold windy night in February, the members of Drab Majesty…

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    April 2, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP

    The Curious History Of The Gateway Hotel

      Text: Crysti Couture Although the face of Downtown El Paso has been continuously changing, many of the buildings that were built 100 years ago still stand today: the Plaza Hotel, Mills Building,…

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    March 31, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0036

    “Slip Away” Perfume Genius No Shape https://www.facebook.com/perfumegeniusofficial/ “Ilumíname” Manitas Nerviosas Ilumíname https://www.facebook.com/manitasnerviosas “Look Like That” Sneaks It’s A Myth https://www.facebook.com/sneaksweb/ “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)” Downtown Boys https://www.facebook.com/DowntownBoys/ “Hey Muse!” The Suburbs Hey…

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    March 31, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Food

    Crave: El Paso Comfort Food

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photo: Fusion For over 8 years, Crave has been the cream of the crop of restaurants in El Paso. Since the opening of its first location, on Cincinnati Street,…

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    March 30, 2017 · Comments off · Interview

    Más fotos y buenos momentos del Festival Nrmal

    El Nrmal terminó, ¡pero aún nos quedan muchas fotos y buenos momentos para mostrarles! #nrmal 2017, gracias a los organizadores por todas las facilidades que nos dieron, esperamos volver el próximo año. Fotos: Adriana Sánchez…

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    March 28, 2017 · Comments off · Interview

    Critics Be Dammed! A Chat With Of Montreal’s Kevin Barnes

    Text: Isabel Aleman | Photo: Ben Rouse Of Montreal has been entertaining music lovers with their Avant-garde performances and ever changing music styles since most of you were knee high to a grasshopper,…

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    March 28, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Deerhunter

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Foto: Deerhunter When one imagines the life of a band like Deerhunter, you could suppose they would be a band destined to disappear. Whether it be due…

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    March 27, 2017 · Comments off · Interview

    Sotomayor | La Sangre Llama

      Texto: Rafael A. Revilla | Fotos: Anibal Blanco, Pablo Cruz Paulina Sotomayor es cantante, percusionista y la baterista de la banda Jefes del Desierto, Raúl Sotomayor es Dj, percusionista y productor de Beat…

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    March 26, 2017 · Comments off · Interview

    The Fervent Person Behind Musical Poetry: Juila Holter

    Text: Isabel Aleman | Photos: Tonje Thilesen There is a character to Julia Holter’s voice that is unique only to her. Holter’s music can take you on a journey of pain and love…

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    March 24, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    One of the Brave

    Text: Fusion | Photos: One Of The Brave Rooftops, mountain peaks, hard to reach places and “DANGER – DO NOT ENTER” signs seem to encourage One Of The Brave to explore the unknown…

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    March 23, 2017 · Comments off · #D.F., CDMX, Events

    Ceremonia

    Texto: Björzh Z. A few years back, Mexico wasn’t an outstanding place for international festivals. Step by step, and lineup by lineup, this has changed  favorably—mainly because of the fact that the Mexican…

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    March 23, 2017 · 0 Comments · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #97 | CEREMONIA 2017

    Festival season is amongst us, and things are starting to heat up south of the Rio Grande! Our latest edition of Fusion Mag highlights Hecho En México featuring the music festival Ceremonia on…

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    March 17, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Bill Maher: Late Night’s Wake Up Call in the Age of Trump

    Text: John R.P. Del Rosario This presidential administration’s relationship with facts, and the task of the media delivering those facts—is getting rocky. Trump’s de-legitimization of the media is unprecedented and has consequences for…

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    March 16, 2017 · Comments off · Events

    Nrmal 2017

    Texto: Adriana Antillón | Fotos: Issac Ruwinsky Siempre es agradable visitar la ciudad de México y más si me toca vivir la experiencia del Nrmal, un festival prometedor que año con año sorprende con…

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    Weyes Blood at Marfa Myths 03/11/17

    The Renaissance Queen talks to Fusion: Weyes Blood TXT: Isabel Aleman Natalie Mering (AKA Weyes Blood) is quickly becoming a force in the indie-music scene, with her recent collaboration with Ariel Pink which…

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    March 10, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0035

    “Six Flags in F or G” Surfer Blood Snowdonia https://www.facebook.com/surferblood/   “Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out” Conor Oberst Salutations https://www.facebook.com/conoroberst/ “Halo” Basement Promise Everything http://facebook.com/basementuk “Father, Son, Holy Smoke” Smino blkswn https://www.facebook.com/SminoBrown/…

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    Chihuahua 1965 | La Nostalgia Cuadro por Cuadro

      Texto: Jorge Meléndez Fernández “Y si nosotros somos los que pasamos, los que transcurrimos; si no es el tiempo quien trae nuestras emociones a veces antes de lo que debería y se…

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    March 4, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0034

    “Star Stuff” Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 Star Stuff “Blood Under my Belt” The Drums Abysmal Thoughts https://www.facebook.com/wearethedrums/ “La Nueva Ciudad” Balún Prisma Tropical https://www.facebook.com/balunband/ “Daisy” Wavves You’re Welcome https://www.facebook.com/Wavves/ “The Bar…

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    February 28, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Carnage Recap

    Text & Photos: Josh Luna Carnage packed the Coliseum on Friday February 3rd when his “Rare” traveling festival rolled into town. He had last performed in the Sun City last spring at Neon…

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    February 28, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Neon Desert Music Festival 2017

    Neon Desert Music Festival announced the full music lineup for the seventh annual event, which is slated to return to downtown El Paso on Memorial Day weekend, May 27 and 28. Weekend GA, VIP,…

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    February 27, 2017 · Comments off · Events

    Remezcla’s Official SXSW Showcase: Shattering Stereotypes

    Remezcla presents Shattering Stereotypes: an official SXSW showcase featuring the next generation of emerging Latinx and Spanish talent on Thursday, March 16 at Karma Lounge, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Featured artists include A.CHAL…

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    February 25, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0033

    “Popscuro” Clubz Destellos https://www.facebook.com/clubzclubz/ “Show You The Way” Thundercat featuring Michael McDonald & Kenny Loggins Drunk https://www.facebook.com/ThundercatOfficial/ “Cloud 9” Jamiroquai Automaton https://www.facebook.com/JamiroquaiOfficial/ “Piel” Arca Arca https://www.facebook.com/arca1000000/ “Northern Lights” Güttinger Güttinger https://www.facebook.com/guttinger/ Northern Lights by…

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    February 23, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Chicano Batman at NPR + New Tour Dates

    Chicano Batman will release Freedom Is Free next week (March 3) via ATO Records but you can listen to the album in full courtesty of NPR’s FIRST LISTEN. Produced by Leon Michels (El…

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    February 22, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    At the Drive-In Announce Hometown Concert

    At the Drive-In announced that they will be kicking off their 2017 North American tour with a hometown concert Saturday, May 6th at El Paso County Coliseum.  Tickets for the band’s first El…

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    February 19, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Article

    Tin Man Celebrates One Year

    Text: Oscar Garza The concept of growlers started in the late 1800s when bartenders would pour about 2 pints of beer into steel pails. Since customers didn’t know how much they were getting,…

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    February 17, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ

    Julia y Ernestina | Recuerdos del Pasado al Presente

    Texto + fotos: Alba García Aves ilustradas sostienen bandas con las palabras representativas de Julia y Ernestina, las cuales adornan la fachada y dan la bienvenida a un lugar que transmite en su…

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    February 16, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, #JRZ, Artists, Local, Music

    Melancholy Cholas is a Masterful Tribute

    Text: Denise Nelson-Prieto | Photo: Fusion Staff Local hip-hop artist  Zyme One’s (AKA Jaime Rivera) latest effort succinctly and beautifully offers a glimpse into the reality and mystique of one of the border’s…

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    February 16, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events

    Postre Prints | Prints for Dessert

      Text: Karl Whitaker Postmodern, post “Desert Triangle,” postre. It’s time for dessert, one year after the Desert Triangle Print Carpeta exhibition at the El Paso Museum of Art. We are proud to showcase…

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    February 14, 2017 · Comments off · Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Leire Urbeltz  

      Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero Foto: Diego Alfredo Lucero Leire Urbeltz es una artista española originaria de Pamplona que reside actualmente en Ciudad Juárez haciendo una residencia en el Centro Cultural Paso…

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    February 13, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Jimmy Eat World | Bleed American: The Record America Needs Now

    Text: Isabel Aleman Remember back in 2001 when Carson Daly was still hosting TRL on MTV and the new song on the to the countdown was “The Middle” by Jimmy Eat World?  All…

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    Childish Gambino: El Chico Maravilla

    Text: Björzh Z. Él es actor, es guionista, comediante, productor, cantante y un largo etcétera. Multi premiado y nombrado como una de las propuestas más sólidas en la industria de la música. Frente…

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    February 10, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0032

    “Run Up” Sonyae Elise https://www.facebook.com/sonyaeelise/ “Controller” Hercules & Love Affair featuring Faris Badwan Controller https://www.facebook.com/herculesandloveaffair/ “Anymore” Goldfrapp Silver Eye https://www.facebook.com/Goldfrapp “Fun” Blondie Pollinator https://www.facebook.com/Blondie/ “Arithmetic” Porter Ray featuring Infinite and Stas Thee Boss of…

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    Valentine’s in Valentine: Big Bend Brewing’s Beating Heart

    Text: John R.P. Del Rosario | Photos: Jennifer Boomer Trammell A quasi-scientific study to determine the most remote brewery in the United States found that Big Bend Brewing—in Alpine, Texas—held that peculiar honor….

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    February 3, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0031

    “Keep Running” Tei Shi Crawl Space https://www.facebook.com/teishimusic/ “Ballad of the Dying Man” Father John Misty Pure Comedy https://www.facebook.com/fatherjohnmisty/ “Where’s the Revolution” Depeche Mode Spirirt https://www.facebook.com/depechemode/ “Ran” Future Islands The Far Field https://www.facebook.com/FutureIslandsMusic/ “All…

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    La Familia Burrón

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero Artículo publicado en Fusion Magazine en mayo del 2010 El otro día le comentaba a una amiga y colaboradora de esta revista, que dentro del mundo del comic…

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    January 30, 2017 · Comments off · #JRZ, Article

    Oh Show Me The Way to the Next Whiskey Bar!

    Text: Alex Durán | Photos: Rafael A. Revilla Romero The article was published in 2009 December in Fusion Mag. I love Juarez, Chihuahua! I’m so bummed out with all the violence that has…

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    January 28, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0030

    “Hymn” VeilHymn https://www.facebook.com/VeilHymn-1118766584907573/ “On Lakershim” Foxygen Hang https://www.facebook.com/foxygentheband/ “Tears on Fire” Ariel Pink & Weyes Blood Marfa Myths 002 https://www.facebook.com/MarfaMyths/ “Carry me to Safety” Mew  Visuals https://www.facebook.com/mew/ “Darling” Real Estate In Mind https://www.facebook.com/realestateband/…

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    January 23, 2017 · Comments off · Article, Film

    Tura Satana

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Ilustraciones: Mitch O’Connell Dominatrix (del latín dominatrix, ‘soberana’ o ‘señora’; plural dominatrices) o señora es una mujer que adopta el papel dominante en prácticas sexuales de bondaje,…

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    January 20, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0029

    “The Game” Gabriel-Garzón Montano Jardín https://www.facebook.com/gabrielgarzonmontano/ “Obsessing” Kilo Kish Reflections in Real Time https://www.facebook.com/kkilokish/ “Smoke’ em Out” CocoRosie featuring ANOHNI https://www.facebook.com/LaRealCocoRosie/ “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano” Sampha Process https://www.facebook.com/SamphaMusic/ “Waiting for…

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    January 13, 2017 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0028

    “Frío” Buscabulla featuring Helado Negro II https://www.facebook.com/buscabullabuscabulla/ “Drew Barrymore” SZA CTRL https://www.facebook.com/sza/ “Chepe” Paul y Carlos Chiquititos https://www.facebook.com/musicadepaulycarlos/ Chiquititos by Paul y Carlos “Star Roving” Slowdive https://www.facebook.com/Slowdive/ “Migration” Bonobo Migration https://www.facebook.com/bonoboofficial/

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    January 11, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Alexander McQueen | Un Hooligan ha Muerto

      Texto: Björzh Znchz La noticia de la muerte de uno uno de los más grandes y polémicos diseñadores de la historia de la moda ligado totalmente a la escena musical, ha dejado…

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    January 9, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Brownout

    Text: Rafael A. Revilla Romero   Brownout is a Mexican-American band right out of Austin, Texas, and a perfect portrayal of all the idiosyncrasies that particular origin conveys. The cultural and musical diversity of…

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    January 5, 2017 · Comments off · Home

    Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Art Center Exhibits Explore Architecture and Borders

      Text: Eric Acosta | Photo: Rubin Art Center  Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Art Center exhibits explore architecture and borders. El Paso is maturing—whether it’s a big or small change, it is clear…

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    January 5, 2017 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events, Home

    Hermosos Huesos

    Text: Valeria Contreras |  Photo: Courtesy of Wayne Hilton  La Calavera Catrina—coquette, elaborately dressed and beloved by many, stands front and center in Wayne Hilton’s latest exhibition at the El Paso Museum of Art—“Hermosos…

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    December 31, 2016 · Comments off · Home, The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0027

    “Cycle” Teen Daze Themes For Dying Earth https://www.facebook.com/teendaze/     “The King’s Wig” So Stressed Please Let Me Know https://www.facebook.com/sostressedband “Fast Ice” Spirit Club  Slouch https://www.facebook.com/Spirit-Club-933724146671849/ “Halfway to Nowhere” Chelou https://www.facebook.com/chelouofficial/ “Party Mouth”…

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    December 27, 2016 · Comments off · #CUU

    Fototeca INAH Chihuahua | Años Luz

    Las estrellas brillando en el cielo son una luz antiquísima. Sus destellos tardan años luz en llegar hasta nuestras noches, vienen de lugares distantes y épocas pasadas. Luz y tiempo, que son ingredientes…

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    December 26, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ

    Malvados | Dembow Fronterizo

    Txt: Alba García | Fotos: Sheila González Malvados es un colectivo musical que nace como un proyecto que busca transformar y modernizar el panorama musical en Juárez. Diferentes géneros urbanos se fusionan con una…

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    December 26, 2016 · Comments off · Art

    Miguel Valverde | Muerte Engalanada

    Txt: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Fotos: Raúl Kigra.   La inspiración para un artista debe ser cambiante. El cambio y los viajes son inspiraciones para Miguel Valverde, en esta ocasión una estadía en…

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    December 22, 2016 · Comments off · #CUU

    Verónica Enns |Pasión por la Cerámica

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Fotos: Raúl Kigra.  Las artes menonitas siempre han sido escasas o nulas y no es por falta de artistas sino básicamente por la religión tan conservadora que existe…

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    December 22, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Lights All Night – El Paso | How the Dallas Rave Flipped the Switch in West Texas

    Text: John R.P. Del Rosario Summer 2009: as the Federal Communications Commission forced analog television broadcasting to end in the U.S. in favor of digital broadcasting, Scott Osburn was in Brazil tuning in…

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    December 21, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Article

    El Under | De Contaminación Visual a Comunicación Visual

    Texto+Fotos: Alba García El graffiti siempre a sido un tema de gran controversia y diversas opiniones. Al seguir siendo considerado para muchos un delito, este arte urbano encuentra lugares y recursos para expresarse…

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    December 19, 2016 · Comments off · Lost and Found

    The Lost and Found | Leonard Cohen | Songs of Leonard Cohen LP 1967

      Text: Daniel Salas With the passing of so many great artists this year, 2016 needs to hurry up and be over with. Time always seems to stand still, and with the passing…

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    December 18, 2016 · Comments off · Article

    Leonard Cohen

    Texto: Björzh Znchz El año 2016 será recordado por la partida de personajes entrañables. La lista ha sido extensa e implacable. Grandes monstruos del arte, música e iconos culturales han dejado de existir en…

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    December 15, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux Performs in El Paso

    Grammy-winning classical guitarist Jason Vieaux will travel to El Paso for three “Viva España” programs. The first concert, presented by El Paso Pro Musica, will be a free Bach’s Lunch at 12pm on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at…

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    December 14, 2016 · Comments off · Interview

    A Conversation with Chaz Bundick

      Text: Isabel Aleman | Photo: Andrew Paynter It’s a cloudy Tuesday in El Paso; the weather is changing and the cool desert days are setting in. I have Toro y Moi’s Underneath…

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    December 9, 2016 · Comments off · Events

    At The Drive In | New Song & Live Dates Confirmed

    At The Drive In has made good on its promise to release new music before the close of 2016. “Governed By Contagions,” from the band’s forthcoming full length album produced by ORL and…

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    December 8, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    The Strokes’ Nick Valensi Launches into Overdrive with CRX

    Text: John R.P. Del Rosario When The Strokes broke out in 2001, they perfected a new iteration of a standard in rock music: the dual-guitar attack. Their 2 guitarists were approaching each song…

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    December 7, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa, Events

    Marfa Myths 2017: March 9-12

    Marfa Myths 2017 Lineup: Roky Erickson | Perfume Genius & Weyes Blood | Pharoah Sanders | Julia Holter | Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids | Jenny Hval | Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith | Allah-Las…

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    December 5, 2016 · 0 Comments · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #95 | Lights All Night EP 2016

    Issue #95 is here, just in time to end 2016! On the cover we feature Lights All Night El Paso. Headlining the New Year’s Eve Party is EDM giant deadmau5, as well as…

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    December 5, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa, Events

    Grey Goo Gardens at Ballroom Marfa

    Ballroom Marfa is pleased to announce Grey Goo Gardens, the last of four exhibitions conceived for Arturo Bandini‘s year-long installation in Ballroom’s courtyard. Grey Goo Gardens presents work from Ed Fornieles, Sonja Gerdes,…

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    December 2, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0026

    “Loner” Mykki Blanco feat. Jean Deaux Mykki https://www.facebook.com/MykkiBlanco/ “Dr. Doctor” Holophrase Stay Being https://www.facebook.com/holophrasemusic “Casual Freefall” Dr. Dog Abandoned Mansion https://www.facebook.com/Drdog/ Abandoned Mansion by Dr. Dog “Wonderful” Francobollo Wonderful EP https://www.facebook.com/francobollouk/ “Fire” Justice WOMAN…

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    December 2, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Crafted to Perfection

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photos: Bobby Gallagher   Tucked away in a corner on Mesa Street, one unique establishment emulates an old traditional style of bartending, offering  innovative and carefully crafted drinks day and…

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    November 30, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ

    La Escena de Rock de los 90’s en Juárez

    Texto + imágenes: Christian Oaxaca No me cuesta trabajo recordar la escena rockera de Ciudad Juárez. Para mí todo comenzó en 1992, cuando terminaba una escena desgastada de bandas de covers de los 80’s….

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    November 29, 2016 · Comments off · Article

    Tom Waits | Tried and True, Winning for More than Forty Years

    Text: Bryan Sánchez There are countless constants in life: continuous streams of established cycles that work like clockwork and never cease. One of America’s greatest stories is the amazing music that Tom Waits…

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    November 18, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0025

    “Kitana” Princess Nokia 1992 https://www.facebook.com/Princess-Nokia-262313607311498/ “Redbone” Childish Gambino Awaken, My Love! https://www.facebook.com/donaldglover/ “Stop Me (Stop You”)” Nick Murphy https://www.facebook.com/Chetfaker/ “Hello Hi” Zebra Katz https://www.facebook.com/ZebraKatz/ “CHANTRIERI” BREATHERRR ALMOND NOIR https://www.facebook.com/breatherrr999/    

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    November 5, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    She Wants Revenge | 10 Years of Revenge

    Text: Isabel Aleman | Photos: Courtesy of She Wants Revenge When you hear the dark mysterious music of She Want Revenge earlier fans will be transported back to 2006 when they first heard…

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    November 5, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    A Brand New experience @ El Paso County Coliseum

    Brand New @ El Paso County Coliseum. Txt & Photos: Kimmy Quan. The past few months have been nothing short of eventful for Brand New fans: from the rumored breakup, the teased album,…

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    November 3, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Home

    Our Brightest Star | Remembering Juan Gabriel

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photos: Alex Durán “Se ve, se siente, Juan Gabriel esta presente!” “He can be seen, he can be felt, Juan Gabriel is here!” a crowd of fans erupted as they…

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    November 2, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Tippi Teas | Instant Karma

    Text: Valeria Contreras |  Photos: Alex Durán As thunderstorms bring new life to the desert, the instantly recognizable scent of summer rain follows. Temperatures drop and a chance of the sniffles lingers—causing colds and…

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    October 28, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Home

    Striking Gold on Cincinnati

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photos: Carlos Flores On the corner of Mesa and Cincinnati, there’s a long history of bars that have been the go-to place for the people of El Paso. Although…

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    October 25, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home

    HEALTH

    Text: Eric Acosta | Photos: Sesse Lind L.A. quartet HEALTH returned to El Paso Wednesday, November 9, with their cochlea quaking noise-rock  at The Lowbrow Palace. “We’re excited to be in El Paso,…

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    October 25, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Events

    Color Fest 2016

    Un innovador proyecto que reinventa la escena cultural mostrando una perspectiva diferente y unica de los festivales que han llegado a la ciudad. Color Fest es un festival que une la música electrónica…

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    October 24, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ

    Proyectos Impala

    Texto: Alba García | Fotos: Cortesía de Proyectos Impala ¨El arte no puede cambiar al mundo, pero contribuye a cambiar la conciencia y encamina al hombre y la mujer que puede.¨ — Herbert…

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    October 23, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Home, Interview

    Enterprising Cultural Visionary at a Glance | Valentin Sandoval

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto | Photos: Alex Durán At any given time you’ll find Valentin Sandoval involved in some manner of artistic endeavor. Whether he’s working on promotional material to market a friend’s…

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    October 22, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0024

    “Ghosts” Katie Kim Salt https://www.facebook.com/DANCEKATIEKIMDANCE/ “Polly” Whitney Light Upon the Lake https://www.facebook.com/whitneychicago/ “Espejismo” Felipe el Hombre https://www.facebook.com/felipeelhombreoficial “Steep Hills” Alabama Deathwalk Steep Hills https://www.facebook.com/alabamadeathwalk/ “Katy-Anne Bellis” Hooton Tennis Club Big Box of Chocolates…

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    October 20, 2016 · Comments off · #CUU, Interview

    Paul & Carlos | Dos Güeros en Chihuahua 2000

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Fotos: Elen Squirrel Los humanos etiquetamos todo para poder comprenderlo, procesar toda la información en nuestra cabeza y así descartarla, en la música pasa lo mismo, etiquetamos géneros…

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    October 20, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    Jim Ward | Guided by Music

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto | Photos: Zach Passero & Peter Kupfer Seminal El Paso musician and business owner, Jim Ward, is on a mission: getting out of the way and letting things happen…

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    October 19, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events

    Celebration To Offer Wine, Dance, And Divination

    Nequim Pin-Up & Boudoir Photography is hosting its annual birthday bash Saturday, October 22. “Wine & Divine” is the aptly named celebration that is being billed as an adult Halloween event. “Wine &…

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    October 18, 2016 · Comments off · Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Joaquín Nava

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero. Joaquín Nava es un diseñador chihuahuense que se ha especializado en ilustración y mercadotecnia con su despacho “Artería El Diablo”. Entre sus más recientes trabajos está la serie…

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    October 18, 2016 · Comments off · Events

    Sigur Rós at Orpheum Theater

    Text+photos: Saúl Torres This Sigur Rós performance has been one of the most beautiful sounding and powerful in years; unlike the last times, besides of a whole orchestra act, this time, only Jónsi…

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    October 17, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    Bob Dylan & 20,000 Almas

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Fotos: Rocco Revilla & Miguel Por fin se llegaba el día, Bob Dylan daría su tan esperado concierto gratuito en la ciudad de Zacatecas (gracias al Festival Cultural),…

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    October 16, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Real Live: Bob Dylan at the Abraham Chavez Theatre

    Text: Daniel Salas   With one of the most consistent and long running music careers of all time, singer/songwriter folk legend Bob Dylan is still delivering top quality recordings and astounding live performances after…

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    October 14, 2016 · Comments off · Article

    Juan Gabriel: El Sueño Mexicano

    Texto: Björzh Z. | Ilustración: Medusczka  A estas alturas la historia de la vida de Juan Gabriel es como un credo religioso conocido por la mayoría de los mexicanos. Que si lo abandonaron de…

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    October 13, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Chalk the Block 2016 Ups the Ante Once Again

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto | Photos courtesy of MCAD This year’s ninth annual Chalk The Block (CTB) is set to take over downtown’s Arts Festival Plaza. Scheduled for October 14—16, the region’s largest public…

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    October 12, 2016 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #94 | My Own Beloved Bob Dylan

    After a 10 year wait, music icon Bob Dylan visits El Paso Texas again as part of his Never Ending Tour this coming October 19 and will grace our 94th issue cover illustrated…

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    October 11, 2016 · Comments off · Interview, Interviews, Music

    El Otro Simpson… Ahuevo!

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla  Jorge Alberto Beltrán, más conocido como Simpson Ahuevo, es una cara conocida del hip-hop nacional, desde hace tiempo no hay alguien que de verdad haga algo distinto en esta esta…

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    October 10, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    Good Vibes at the 11th Annual Trans-Pecos Music + Love Fest

    Before this month, I had never visited the isolated, yet psychedelic, hipster mecca known as Marfa, Texas. Although the art oasis in the middle of the West Texas desert is only a short, three-hour…

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    October 8, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0023

    “Lonely World” Moses Sumney Lamentations https://www.facebook.com/mosessumney/ “In Love” Soft Hair Soft Hair https://www.facebook.com/softhairband/ “She’s So Untouchable” Garden City Movement https://www.facebook.com/GardenCityMovement/ “Attitude” Weirdo https://www.facebook.com/weirdoband “Slipping” Jagwar Ma Every Now & Then https://www.facebook.com/JagwarMa/    

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    October 6, 2016 · Comments off · Events

    Local Musicians Unite for a Good Cause

    Text: Fusion Staff The village of Vinton and Keep Vinton Beautiful are encouraging citizens to grow it local and keep it local with the Village Vibes Music Festival. The first of its kind,…

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    October 3, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Art

    ¿Quién Es Ese Colgado En La Nariz De Juan Gabriel?

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla R. | Fotos: Nicolath, Miguel Ángel Mendoza. Arturo Damasco Martínez es el creador del famoso mural de Juan Gabriel, ubicado en la calle Juárez, pero el englobar toda su obra…

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    September 30, 2016 · Comments off · Home, The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0022

    “Mantis Religiosa” Protistas Mantis Religiosa https://www.facebook.com/ReinoProtista/ “Young Robot” Dance Gavin Dance Mothership https://www.facebook.com/DanceGavinDance/ “Teresa” Mi Nave Tristeza https://www.facebook.com/minavee/ Tristeza by Mi Nave “Pasantía” Queridas Heridas https://www.facebook.com/queridashienas/ Heridas by Queridas “Noa Noa” Magiobus Mis…

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    September 28, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa, Events

    Marfa Live Arts & Bill Daniel Screens Chip Lord’s MOTORIST

    On Friday at dusk, Marfa Live Arts, Bill Daniel and The Lumberyard present MOTORIST, a movie by Chip Lord featuring Jo Harvey Allen. MOTORIST follows the driver of a 1962 Thunderbird as he…

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    September 26, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Article

    Pase Usted | Dave’s Pawn Shop

    Texto + fotos: Jorge A. Hernández La zona centro de El Paso no ofrece otra cosa más que especiales en ropa hecha por orientales, ofertas llamativas de préstamos por medio de financieras y…

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    September 23, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0021

    “Dear Tommy” Chromatics Dear Tommmy https://www.facebook.com/CHROMATICSBAND/ “Pens” Tancred Out of the Garden https://www.facebook.com/tancredmusic/ “Everyone Talking Over Everyone Else” Norma Jean Polar Similar https://www.facebook.com/normajean/ “Anvil” Lorn Vessel https://www.facebook.com/lornnn/ “Evan Evan” Pale Dīan Narrow Birth…

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    September 23, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Art

    Wandering Along La Frontera: Camera in Hand | Foto Frontera 2016

    Wandering Along La Frontera: Camera in Hand With the month of September comes the last exciting home stretch of the 2016 art and cultural calendar in El Paso and Cd. Juarez area. It…

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    September 22, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Mother of Pearl Block Party Recap

    Text + photos: Josh Luna This year Mother of Pearl Vinyl teamed up with Western Tech to bring together the Mother of Pearl Block Party. The festivities took over the streets of Union…

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    September 21, 2016 · Comments off · Writing

    Aspira

    Texto: Jorge A. Hernández Serie dividida en temporadas con un prólogo y un epílogo. PRÓLOGO Él es Felipe, hombre de 30 años con cara de esquizofrénico. Hijo único. Su padre es un vendedor…

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    September 20, 2016 · Comments off · Art, Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | M((((O))))U

        Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero El trabajo de Mou se resume básicamente a psicodelia pura, pero no pensemos en esa psicodelia de los 70’s, si no en psicodelia a base de haber…

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    September 16, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    The Rise of Nine Ra

    Hip hop artist Jesse Garcia recently dropped his seven-song EP “Bus Pass.”  He goes by the name Nine Ra and he and fellow rapper, Tae Zu, have organized the show “The FIRE Rises:…

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    September 15, 2016 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events

    Yngwie Malmsteen at Tricky Falls this September 16

    Very few moments in our lives do we get to witness legends stand before us. This Friday September 16, 2016 at Tricky Falls we will get to see not only a music legend…

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    September 15, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Interview, Music

    Los Lagartos: Rockabiliando en las calles de Ciudad Juárez

    Conformada por Dorian Rodríguez como vocalista y contrabajista, Omar Yépez en la batería y Abdel Herrera en la guitarra, Los Lagartos es una banda juarense influenciada por la música de los años 50’s,…

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    September 14, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home

    Amongst the Sea of Sweaty Bodies | Tiger Army at El Paso, Tx

    Text and Photo: Isabel Aleman Amongst the sea of sweaty bodies pushing forward, I look over my shoulder I noticed a man grasping for a fallen cup of beer taking the last whisk…

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    September 13, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home

    The Mother of Pearl Block Party is Back!

    Photos: Héctor Riveroll The Mother of Pearl Block Party is back for its second year Saturday September 17th, with a film festival leading into the event that week . If you missed it…

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    September 11, 2016 · Comments off · #CUU, Home

    Entre Libros, Playboys Setenteras y un Gato Somnoliento

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Fotos: Daniela Acosta Sabemos que el internet está cambiando nuestra vida, las redes sociales, los blogs, periódicos y medios impresos ayudan bastante a esparcir la información rápidamente,…

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    September 9, 2016 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Art

    El Paso’s Own Masters of Puppets

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto El Paso is home to scores of talented artists who work in all mediums. While this situation is great for  art buyers, collectors, and enthusiasts, it presents a challenge…

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    September 9, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0020

      “La Alberca” Nelson y los Filisteos Tibio https://www.facebook.com/nelsonylosfilisteos “Speedboat Dreaming” FFUG https://www.facebook.com/YFfug/ “Scream (It’s Eating Me Alive)” Grand Theft Brown Acid: The Third Trip “Bad Girl” Night Club https://www.facebook.com/nightclubband “Shivering” Pamphleteers The…

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    September 8, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Rockabilly Photoshoot

    Rockabilly Photoshoot by: Nequim Pin-Up & Boudoir Photography Studio Models: Scarlett Vondetta & Asa Leveaux

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    September 7, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    The Pizza Joint’s Challenge—Accepted

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photos: Alex Durán Pepperoni. Cheese. Pierre’s Red. Oh, and don’t you dare leave that freshly baked crust behind. At The Pizza Joint, Mel Maese and her team have been…

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    September 6, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Great American Rockabilly Riot 2016 Photo Recap

    The Great American Rockabilly Riot just celebrated its fifth edition and we share with you a photo recap of the event by Adam Tellez. Enjoy it!  

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    September 5, 2016 · Comments off · Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Christin Apodaca

    Christin Apodaca was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. Apodaca found an interest in drawing when she was in high school and later studied art in college. She attended UTEP for a…

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    September 4, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa

    Destination: Wide Open Spaces and Big Skies

    Text + photos: Alex Durán Some of Tim Crowley’s early memories of Marfa involve wide open spaces and big skies. Crowley, an attorney and businessman, grew up in Los Angeles but left the…

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    September 3, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0019

    “The Hired Hand” Wovenhand Star Treatment https://www.facebook.com/wovenhandofficial/ “Community” Radar Eyes Radiant Remains https://www.facebook.com/radareyeschicago         “Face of Kindness” Jail Weddings Blood Moon Blue https://www.facebook.com/jailweddings “Postcard” Balance and Composure Light We Made…

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    September 2, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Orange Anima

    Text: Agelica8AV | Photos: Alex Durán Psychedelic-rock band Orange Anima has proven to be thoroughly innovative and energizing, really winning people over. Ángel Aguirre (born in El Paso, Tx) came up with the…

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    August 31, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    I Spit On Your Grave And Mess With Your Head: The Mad Genius of The Gaslamp Killer

    Text: Rafael A. Revilla Romero | Photos: Courtesy of The Gaslamp Killer The first time listened to The Gaslamp Killer was quite an experience. I heard the song “When I´m in Awe,” and…

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    August 30, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ

    Juan Gabriel: Eterno e Inolvidable

    Texto: Björzh Z | Fotos: Jorge A. Hernández Desde el mediodía del domingo que se anunció oficialmente la muerte de Juan Gabriel, una de las máximas figuras de la música y cultura mexicana, tres…

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    August 29, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, #JRZ, Events

    Reclaim The River

    Text + photos: Zeke Peña The river has always been the foundation of life in this area and although water now comes from our faucets, it’s worth remembering that we live in a…

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    August 28, 2016 · Comments off · Article, Music

    Wanda Jackson: La Primera De Todas

    Texto: Björzh Z | Foto: Wanda Jackson “… Hay mucha sangre en el piso del escenario. Es como si hubiese habido una masacre descomunal apenas se ha oscurecido el foro. Todos los asistentes a unos…

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    The Lost And Found | Gene Vincent

    One of the pioneers of that “wild sound” known as rock and roll and rockabilly is Gene Vincent, born in Norfolk, Virginia. Comrades of Vincent of the same strain of rock are Eddie…

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    August 25, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    The Man Who Put Wild In The Wild West

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photo: Courtesy of Reverend Horton Heat At the upcoming Great American Rockabilly Riot, you’ll be able to hear rockabilly music booming, with an energetic performance by none other than…

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    Moto-vated: Keepin’ Cool, Custom Cars

    Text: Valeria Contreras | Photos: Adam Avenue Kustom Kulture is a sort of umbrella term that encompasses the art and cars, as well as the distinct fashion style, created by those with a…

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    August 23, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Great American Rockabilly Riot 2016

    Text: Denise Nelson-Prieto Art comes in many forms. From erudite artists such as Monet, Da Vinci, and Vermeer, to oft-considered “lowbrow” artists Banksy and Von Dutch, the differentiation lies not in the style,…

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    August 22, 2016 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #93 | ROCKABILLY RIOT 2016

    THE GREAT AMERICAN ROCKABILLY RIOT 2016 and FUSION MAGAZINE issue #93 are here! This month we highlight the Rockabilly Riot 2016, an event full of music, hot-rods, pin-ups, bike shows, food and much more, including Reverend Horton Heat, the psychobilly and…

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    Transfronteriza Cultural Week

    Un espacio autónomo que es creado para comprender y construir canales de comunicación entre los límites geográficos, usando el lenguaje del arte, el periodismo, la investigación, la fotografía, la música, la antropología social…

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    August 20, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Touché Amoré Live

      Photos + text: Saúl Torres With a fourth album on it’s way, Touché Amoré is touring this whole month along with Ceremony and Gouge Away, and after many years, they are playing…

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    August 16, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Events

    Salón Acapulco en Juárez

    Springfield Bar presenta a uno de los proyectos mexicanos de música electrónica con mayor presencia a nivel nacional e internacional: ¡Salón Acapulco! Un set en vivo que te transporta a una fiesta llena de…

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    MSTRKRFT at El Paso

    MSTRKRFT is visiting El Paso to play a show at Club 301 on September 16. For OPERATOR, MSTRKRFT invited noise and hardcore pioneer Sonny Kay [Angel Hair, The VSS] to add his visceral…

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    Miguel Valverde | Raíces de Vida y Muerte

    Entre la vida y la muerte están el ego y el corazón. Muchos consideran estos términos como opuestos, otros los articulan como complementarios. Raíces de Vida y Muerte es la obra plástica bajo…

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    August 7, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Article

    A “Bitter” History

    Text by: Michelle Fierro, Bar Owner & Bartender at The Black Orchid Lounge Every time I get to bartend at my bar, I always get this familiar and often asked question from my patrons: “What…

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    August 5, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0018

    “Running Away” Omar Rodríguez-López Corazones https://www.facebook.com/ORLProjects/ “El Rollo” Clubz https://www.facebook.com/clubzclubz/ “Cable” Caustic Resin  The Medicine Is All Gone “Glorious Man” Quin Galavis My Life in Steel and Concrete https://www.facebook.com/QuinG/ “Torbellino” Marineros https://www.facebook.com/omarineros/  

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    August 2, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Interview, Local

    Artspace El Paso Lofts: A Turning Point for the Creative Community

    Artspace El Paso Lofts: A Turning Point for the Creative Community By Miguel Juárez | July 26, 2016 During their visit to El Paso, I scheduled to interview Joe Butler, Asset Manager and Sarah…

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    August 2, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Art, Events

    Bravo/Grande Community Arts Project

    BRAVO/GRANDE is a community arts project focusing on the middle Rio Grande/Río Bravo and living people of the region. Through creative collaborative efforts this project raises awareness about the current state of the…

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    August 1, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Interviews

    We Play Rock N’ Roll: An Interview with Madeline Follin of Cults

    Text: Alex Durán | Photo: Olivia Malone   New York City rock band Cults continue to build a cult-like fan base because of their captivating indie-pop melodies and elaborate touring schedule. Their success…

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    August 1, 2016 · Comments off · Events, Home, Music

    Cigarettes After Sex Announce Tour With Garbage

    Brooklyn-based ambient pop collective Cigarettes After Sex just announced their September tour opening for Garbage. Cigarettes After Sex is led by songwriter Greg Gonzalez & is currently based out of Brooklyn, NY. Formed in…

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    July 29, 2016 · Comments off · Lost and Found

    The Lost and Found | The Dream Syndicate

    The Dream Syndicate The Days of Wine and Roses—1982 Text by: Daniel Salas   The Byrds just never get enough credit for their obvious influence in music. Roger Mcguinn’s jangly Rickenbacker guitar rings…

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    Blink 182 at Don Haskins : PHOTO GALLERY

    Photos: Saúl Torres

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    July 27, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Events

    La City Ride | Rodando por Juárez y Le Tour de Juanga

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla R. La bicicleta siempre ha estado presente en nuestras ciudades, de alguna manera u otra, miles de personas se trasladan diariamente a sus trabajos en ellas en todo el…

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    July 25, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    El Paso Brewing Co. Slated to Open Soon

    Text: Denise Nelson Prieto | Photos: Alex Durán The opening of the city’s newest local brewery, El Paso Brewing Co., is right around the corner. Co-owner and brewer Carlos Guzman envisioned opening the…

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    July 24, 2016 · Comments off · Interview, Music

    Porter: La Maquinaria Perfecta

      Texto: Björzh Znchz | Foto: Cortesía de Porter Si Juan Son siendo su vocalista fundador, aportó mucho del encanto que cautivó a miles de seguidores,  la dinámica nigromántica que han logrado Fernando de la…

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    July 22, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0017

    “Chihuahua 2000”, de Paul y Carlos. https://www.facebook.com/musicadepaulycarlos/   “Niños”, de Parábolas del Bosque, parte de Niños. https://www.facebook.com/parabolasdelbosque/ Niños by Parábolas del Bosque “Playera Negra”, de Young Tender. https://www.facebook.com/youngtenderoficial/ “Lunares”,  de URSS Bajo el Árbol. https://www.facebook.com/urssbajoelarbolmx/ “Flotando”,…

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    July 21, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Home, Interview, Music

    Holy Wave | Psychedelic Playland

    Snuggled up close together with cold booze in hand, Austin based psychedelic rock band Holy Wave play a packed house at Monarch Bar in El Paso. The bass and drums warmly fill the…

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    Fusion Gallery | Chris Yerington

    Texto: Rafael A. Revilla R. “All Eyez On Me” dice Tupac Shakur en uno de sus éxitos, no estaba tan equivocado, los ojos siempre han sido nuestra manera de acceder a los sentimientos…

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    July 19, 2016 · Comments off · #CUU, Events

    Exposición VI Aniversario: Chihuahua en Bicicleta

      Chihuahua en Bicicleta cumple 6 años de defender los derechos del ciclista, el peatón y la movilidad en Chihuahua, e invita a todos a su exposición de bicicletas, fotografía y carteles. ¡Este…

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    July 18, 2016 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #92 | Psychedelic Playland

    THE 92nd ISSUE OF FUSION IS HERE! Featuring one of the best bands to come out of El Paso in recent years, Holy Wave. Interviewed at Western Playland, the band speaks with us…

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    July 15, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0016

    “Teorías”, by Quiero Club, part of Oportunidades de Oro. https://www.facebook.com/quieroclub/ “Beyond Punderdome”, by Dad Jokes, part of Dad Max. https://www.facebook.com/dadjokesmusic Dad Max by dad jokes “Burning Down”, by SVVAMP, part of SVVAMP. https://www.facebook.com/SwampJKPG/…

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    July 14, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa

    Marfa Film Festival Returns

    On Wednesday July 13th, the Marfa Film Festival festival opens earlier that evening at Crowley Theatre, with a 5pm screening of Transpecos, a gritty tale of corruption in the ranks of the Texas…

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    July 13, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Interviews, Music

    Robert Ellis to Promote Self-Titled Release at Tricky Falls

    Singer/songwriter Robert Ellis is stopping in El Paso on Friday, July 15th at Tricky Falls to promote his recently-released, eponymous studio album. Ellis is a master of seamlessly blending jazz, country, and pop,…

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    July 12, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Local Boutique Caters To The Kink Lifestyler and Kink-Curious

    *BDSM stands for Bondage and Submission/ Domination & Submission/ Sadism & Masochisn “Necessity is the mother of invention.”—The creators of Hell Paso Alternative Wear boutique have taken that adage as creed, and established…

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    July 9, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0015

    “Augustine” by Blood Orange, part of Freetown Sound. https://www.facebook.com/devhynes “Wire” by Omni, part of Deluxe. https://www.facebook.com/omniatl/ “Circles” by Halycine, part of In the Salt. https://www.facebook.com/halycine “Carborro” by Milemarker, part of Overseas. https://www.facebook.com/milemarkerband/  …

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    July 8, 2016 · Comments off · Home, Music

    Ipecac Recordings Lanza Serie De Discos De Omar Rodríguez-López

    Omar Rodríguez-López (At The Drive In/Mars Volta) presenta una serie de álbumes en solitario a través de Ipecac Recordings con el primer lanzamiento Sworn Virgins disponible digitalmente a partir del próximo 15 de…

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    July 7, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Music

    ALIVE AUDIO BENEFITS LOCAL NON-PROFITS

      Sound company Alive Audio and two local non-profit agencies are collaborating for the third and final Sheltered Hearts benefit show, Sunday, July 10th, at the El Maida Shrine auditorium. The show is…

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    June 29, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa, Events

    Marfa Live Arts | Benefit Picnic with performance by La Banda

    On Monday, July 4th Marfa Live Arts will host their first Benefit Picnic. The funds raised from this event will provide essential support for future programs for both the schools and the community….

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    June 28, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa, Events, Home

    Marfa Live Arts | Beyond the Box

    On Saturday, July 2, join Marfa Live Arts for Beyond the Box, an evening of free performance by local artists Riley O’Bryan, Jennie Lyn Hamilton, and Nalu Gruschkus & Ryann Bosetti in three…

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    Volumen 1: La Primera Parte de un Largo Recorrido Musical

    Con el estreno de su primer material discográfico, la banda de rock local Flamél inyecta este material con música original llena de toques de rock contemporáneo y space rock. Flamél nace a finales del…

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    June 23, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Home, Interview

    An Invisible Man in American Society | Interview with Artist and Filmmaker Willie Varela By Miguel Juárez, with Robb Chávez

    Similar to Willie Varela’s style of experimentation in film, like his e-mail article “Remembering Stan Brakhage: An E-mail Conversation between Steve Anker and Willie Varela,” that he and Anker co-authored in Spring/Summer 2005…

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    June 22, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home

    Mexican Institute of Sound Takes Over Tricky

    Mexican music trailblazer Mexican Institute of Sound (MIS) is bringing his distinct blend of music to Tricky Falls, Friday June 24th.  Over a decade in the making, MIS comes from simple beginnings. Mexico…

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    June 18, 2016 · Comments off · Home, The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0014

    “Michel” by Rimagna, part of Súmmum EP. https://www.facebook.com/rimagna.music/ “Era tu Vida” by Pedropiedra, part of Ocho. https://www.facebook.com/pedropiedraoficial/ “Juegos Olímpicos” by Caravana, part of Caminata. https://www.facebook.com/caravanacaravana/ “Mañana” by Bufi, part of Mañana EP. https://www.facebook.com/bufimusic/ “Crush”…

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    June 10, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0013

    “Not My Real Life” by Polyenso, part of Pure in the Plastic. https://www.facebook.com/Polyenso/ “Invisible” by Fakuta, part of Tormenta Solar. https://www.facebook.com/musicafakuta/ “Are You Ready?” by Boris, part of Pink (Deluxe Edition) 3xLP https://www.facebook.com/borisheavyrocks  …

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    June 9, 2016 · Comments off · Music

    Milemarker | Overseas

    Reunited 90s-00s synth punk band Milemarker announce their forthcoming new album and premiere the first track via The Onion AV Club. The full length, Overseas comes out on August 26th via Lovitt Records….

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    June 7, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    Kopi Coffee Brewing Up Something Special

    El Paso’s newest local coffee house, Kopi Coffee at 205 Cincinnati Ave, is brewing up something different: Ahmed Orozco, Kopi Coffee’s owner, is mixing things up to go beyond the usual espresso, latte…

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    June 7, 2016 · Comments off · #Marfa, Art, Events

    Dengue Fever in Marfa

    Ballroom Marfa presents Dengue Fever, the second of four exhibitions conceived for Arturo Bandini‘s year long installation in the courtyard, a perfect copy of their iconic Los Angeles gallery. Dengue Fever, like Vapegoat Rising which…

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    June 6, 2016 · Comments off · Art, Article, Artists

    Kristin Freeman

    Kristin was born and raised in Texas and enjoys spending her free time hiking and swimming in the cool waters of the Blanco River—a nature girl at heart. Kristin finds tremendous inspiration in…

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    June 5, 2016 · Comments off · Film, Home

    Undocumented Freedom

      “I am one out of many”— Those are the very poignant words spoken by Jesús Marin, AKA Beto, in the documentary Undocumented Freedom. Beto is indeed one of many, as he is…

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    June 4, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Helena Goes to Harvard

    Helena Rincón no es una niña común, por ello busca asistir a una Cumbre de Liderazgo, en la Universidad de Harvard, y la forma en que procura cumplir su meta ha tocado el…

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    June 3, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Home, Interviews, Music

    Mattox | El País de los Desaparecidos

    The concept is deep and you may be apathetic to the message, but Miguel Valdez, the mastermind behind experimental/post-rock electronica band Mattox (the name taken from a street in El Paso,TX, that houses…

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    June 1, 2016 · Comments off · Interviews, Music

    Frontera Bugalú | Alma de Jaguar

    One of El Paso‘s most beloved band has returned: with new music and new instrumentation, and keeping their rootsy soud, Frontera Bugalú is ready to share their sounds and vibes they’ve been working…

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    June 1, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Neon Desert Music Festival 2016 Photo Recap

    We hope you didn’t miss this edition of the Neon Desert Music Festival, because it was amazing! We enjoyed acts like Natalia Lafourcade, Deftones, Mark Farina, Tyler, The Creator, Future, Asap Ferg, Mutemath,…

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    May 31, 2016 · Comments off · Home, Interviews, Music

    Los Mundos | Dios es Fuzz

      “Psicodelia mexicana con fuzz envolvente” Así fue cuando le pedí a un amigo que definiera la música de Los Mundos en cinco palabras, todo un reto tomando en cuenta que la música…

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    May 28, 2016 · Comments off · Home

    Natalia siendo Lafourcade.

    La evolución que esta diminuta mujer ha demostrado es impresionante. Cuando irrumpió la escena musical mexicana con su primer sencillo “Busca un Problema” en el año 2002 no dejó indiferente a nadie. Su…

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    May 27, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home, Interview

    Mutemath

    This year’s Neon Desert is offering up some fresh blood for its musical lineup. On the roster is alt-rock quartet Mutemath. The band originated in 2001. With influences that draw from classic and…

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    May 26, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Interview

    Interview with Lise Bjørne Linnert for Desconocida Unknown Ukjent, an art project on the Juárez Femicides

    Art has the power to cross and interconnect borders, lives and memories. Oslo-based artist Lise Bjorne Linnert with Harald Gunnar Paalgard, cinematographer from Dramatiska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden and Marcela Descalzi, a Houston…

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    May 25, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Interviews, Music

    A Legend Returns | Mark Farina in El Paso

    Chicago born house legend Mark Farina will bring the party vibes to this years Neon Desert Music Festival. His name has always been a mainstay consistently in the electronic dance scene going way…

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    May 24, 2016 · Comments off · #JRZ, Artists, Events, Interview, Music

    Los Elásticos

    Influenciados por la lucha en el cuadrilátero, el rock y la cultura popular en general, esta agrupación ha creado un concepto que en el escenario representan a la perfección  la fuerza y la…

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    May 23, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Interviews, Local, Music

    Sluur

    Unless you are a creature of the night, you are probably unaware that new-wave still prevails in El Paso’s punk scene. Carrying the banner of their post-punk predecessors, Sluur is El Paso’s most…

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    May 22, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Neon Desert Music Festival 2016

    For the last 6  years Neon Desert Music Festival has never ceased to amaze us. The homegrown event combines, music, art, food and drink and has become the borderland’s biggest, most diverse festival…

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    May 21, 2016 · Comments off · Digital Magazine

    Fusion Magazine #91 | Neon Desert Music Festival 2016

    Neon Desert Music Festival​ is back ready to kick us off into festival season Memorial Day weekend with an incredible line-up of talent featuring: Tyler, the Creator​, Deftones​, Future​, A$AP FERG, Natalia Lafourcade​,…

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    May 20, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0012

    “En Domingo las Niñas van a Jugar al Parque” by Coma Pony, part of Pony en Coma. https://www.facebook.com/cmvpny/ <a href=”http://cmvpny.bandcamp.com/album/pony-en-coma”>Pony en Coma by Coma Pony</a> “100k” by Antwon, part of Double Ecstasy. https://www.facebook.com/TheeAntwon/…

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    May 19, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Artists, Interviews, Music

    The Wicked Sounds of Miss Gulch

      Returning home to their roots under the sun, Miss Gulch brings a refreshing electronic sound to El Paso’s very own artistic community. Made up of Genevieve Baker on organ and vocals, Marco…

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    May 18, 2016 · Comments off · Article, Events

    Tingladography | Sí Quiero

    Tingladography recientemente ha inaugurado la cuarta exposición sobre fotografía intervenida con el titulo “SÍ QUIERO” Las fotografías que se presentan son imágenes de estudio 8×10” plata gelatina, de bodas de los años veinte,…

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    May 18, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events, Home

    The Cure in El Paso

    The Cure stopped in El Paso to perform one of their 27 dates of the North American tour with The Twilight Sad, a very melancholic and energetic post punk band from Scotland as…

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    May 17, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Girl Bosses EP

    Girl Bosses EP is a platform to represent a community among self-identified women in the creative industry: fashion, music, art, entrepreneurs and more. It is a project run by Le Trendy Shop with the intention of…

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    May 16, 2016 · Comments off · Article, Artists

    Hudson Mohawke | Un Oráculo Electrónico

    Ross Birchard luce como un tipo promedio de treinta años que gusta de la música electrónica en el sur de Escocia. Su perfil tímido y simple lo hace parecer en ocasiones falto de…

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    May 15, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Interview

    Rulis’ International Kitchen: A Great Little Gourmet Dive

      When I think of Rulis’ International Kitchen, I always picture Chef Ruli and I having a conversation about what “a great little gourmet dive” it is. His enthusiasm towards providing a multi-cultural…

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    May 13, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0011

    “Blicka Blicka” by Rome Fortune, part of Jerome Raheem Fortune. https://www.facebook.com/RomeFortune/ “Eaten by Worms” by Nothing, part of Tired  of Tomorrow. https://www.facebook.com/BANDOFNOTHING/ “Drone Bomb Me” by Anohni, part of Hopelessness. https://www.facebook.com/AntonyandtheJohnsons/ “Lite Spots”…

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    May 12, 2016 · Comments off · Art, Fusion Gallery

    Fusion Gallery | Enrique Barrios: It’s Art, Dad

    Yo nací en Juárez en el ´82 y nos lanzamos a El Paso en el ´90. En toda mi experiencia escolar siempre batallé con las materias y en vez de poner atención, me…

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    Beer Cocktails: A Revolution In The Making

    If you have ever sat down in a bar on a hot day—especially here in El Paso or Juárez—and ordered a margarita with a tiny bottle of Corona tiled ever so pretty in…

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    May 10, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Interviews

    Deadbeach Brewery | Oasis in the Desert

    El Paso’s love affair with craft beer is mounting and the guys at DeadBeach Brewery have added their delectable creations to the fervor. Co-owners Gabe Montoya, Justin Ordonez and Jason Hunt have opened…

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    May 9, 2016 · Comments off · Artists, Interview

    Fancynatra Y Su Border Mashup

    Cuando conocí a Eloy, fue en una fiesta de un bar de Juárez, con una vibra de reggaetón y cumbias. Me invitaron mis amigas y él estaba tocando, usualmente no iría a una…

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    May 8, 2016 · 0 Comments · #ELP

    Tin Man | Filling Growlers & A Niche

    With more and more craft beer places popping up in El Paso, it’s getting harder to stand out from the crowd. The guys at Tin Man have conquered that obstacle and established the…

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    May 6, 2016 · Comments off · The Fusion Soundbuzz

    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0010

    “Trouble With Boys” by David Bazan, part of Blanco. https://www.facebook.com/davidbazan/ “Your Love” by Frythm. https://www.facebook.com/frythm “Run” by Arabrot, part of The Gospel. https://www.facebook.com/arabrotofficial “Resume” by Ghost Against Ghost. https://www.facebook.com/GhostAgainstGhost/ “Mitad de tu Mundo”…

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    May 5, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Events

    Sunn O)))

    Sister Bar was the home for Sunn O))), a drone metal band from Seattle, with special guests Big Brave and Hissing. Sunn O))) is known for playing low-end music at a high volume…

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    May 5, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Article

    ELPASO | The Letter to Sub Pop

    ¿Un disco de grunge en español editado por Sub Pop records? Daniel Álvarez lanza una campaña para que el sello americano publique el disco que su banda grabó en El Paso, TX. en 1990, el…

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    May 5, 2016 · 0 Comments · #ELP, Events, Interview, Music

    Alternative Cumbia Returns by way of Frontera Bugalú’s Second Album Alma de Jaguar

    The wait is over. Alternative Cumbia band Frontera Bugalú, the Latin-based powerhouse founded by veteran musicians Kiko Rodriguez-Glenn and Joel Osvaldo, is releasing its second album Alma de Jaguar May 6.  To amp…

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    May 5, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP, Interview

    Steve’Os Kitchen & Craft Bar: Bringing the Heat to Hell Paso!

    A well-done exterior with a tender center is what makes Steve Hernandez an El Paso burger legend. Beginning his voyage from cooking alongside his mother, to maneuvering behind the wheel of a food…

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    May 4, 2016 · Comments off · #ELP

    Ode Brewing | Keeping It Local

    Ode Brewing opened its doors last year and has enjoyed a steady flow of business. While pleased with the success of their business so far, owners Albert Salinas and Norbert Portillo admit opening…

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    75° Color | Técnicas del Pasado que Influyen la Perfección del Presente

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    Something’s Brewing at Big Bend Brewing Co.

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    CineMarfa & Marfa Live Arts | Tortoise

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    The Kyle Gass Band | A Self Proclaimed Manchild

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    The Hoppy Monk | Pushing a Craft Beer Revolution

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    Ghost Live

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    La Otra Rebeldía

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    Keeping Los Lagartos at San Jacinto Plaza

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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0007

    Mattox is a band from El Paso and Juárez, combining ambient, electronic and rock into this album called El País de los Desaparecidos, definitely an interesting band to keep an eye on. https://www.facebook.com/mattoxband/…

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    The Art of Christopher Konecki

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    The Lost & Found | Alaska Y Dinarama

    Alaska Y Dinarama Mi novio es un Zombi 7” 1989 By 1989, Mexican born singer Alaska—also known as Olvido Gara—had already conquered the music scene in Spain, and was a pop star. She…

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    Interview w/ Emotional on Burger Records

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    Fusion Gallery | Lluvia Lavi

    Lluvia Lavi is a girl from Chihuahua, México. She studied at the Art Faculty of the UACH. That’s where she fell in love with paint and illustration. Her main technique is watercolor. She…

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    Anventuras | Un Cómic Cotidianamente Diferente

    “¿No es increíble todo lo que puede tener un lápiz dentro?“ dijo Quino, creador de Mafalda, y tenía razón, lo comprueban trazos y trazos de historias.  Lo mismo sucede con Ariana de la…

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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0006

    Neaux is the new project of Sierra Kay from VersaEmerge. They just released their first EP, Heavenly Persons. Full on noisy riffs and the melody of Kay, Neaux feels like they come direct from the experimental…

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    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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    Later, Later is Upon Us!

    The dynamic duo behind J & K Present have done it again. El Paso’s newest, chillest Downtown hot spot—Later, Later in the Union Plaza—is the latest enterprise of  Johnny Escalante and Kiki Cervantes….

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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0005

    “Into the Night” Sluur https://www.facebook.com/sluurmusic/ “Wednesday Night Melody” Bleached Welcome The Worms https://www.facebook.com/HelloBleached/         “Cold to See Clear” Nada Surf You Know Who You Are https://www.facebook.com/NadaSurf/        …

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    Radiohead | Headline Shows

    Radiohead has confirmed a series of live shows which, together with the previously announced festival dates (and a few more to follow), will complete the band’s touring schedule for 2016. The headline shows…

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    Fusion Gallery | Marco Sánchez

    Marco Sánchez was born in Ciudad Juárez in 1983 and moved to El Paso when he 11 years old. He first began to enjoy drawing in second grade when there was an assignment…

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    Kiss | Live at El Paso, 1976.

    In 1976, the rock group KISS came to town for their first concert in El Paso at the County Coliseum.  I elbowed myself to the front of the crowd who were all pushing…

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    Daniela Ladancé | Llamando a las Musas

    “Creo que vivimos dentro de un sistema jodido que nos ha limitado criminalmente”, nos cuenta Daniela Ladancé, ilustradora Chihuahuense y residente de Guadalajara, Jalisco, quien en colaboración con el Instituto Municipal de las…

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    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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    William Basinski | El Arte de la Imperfección

      “La repetición es una oportunidad constante de cambio.” Brian Eno. Cualquier trabajo que provenga de este artista es fascinante y asombroso. Por más de dieciocho años el legado que ha dado a…

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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0004

    Lo conocimos con su EP Bosque de San Marcos, y este año realizó Temporada, bajo el sello CINTAS.  Otro buen material del prometedor Diego Puerta, mejor conocido como Dromedarios Mágicos. https://www.facebook.com/dromedariosmag/ Temporada EP…

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    Quilt

    Quilt is an indie folk band with a unique style. The bostonians have recently released their latest album Plaza which Pitchfork called “a musical bermuda triangle“. These guys will hit the stage at…

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    No Age

    Marfa Myths is at it again bringing together an array of art and music in the middle of the desert. At his year’s festival, the small town of Marfa, Texas will be host…

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    The Art of Investing In Your Future

    Growing up on the line between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez can give you a unique perspective on life. You see people making sacrifices that are unusual to others. Just try explaining to…

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

    Es un hecho, el vinyl ha vuelto desde la ultratumba para reclamar su espacio en esta nueva generación. La re-comercialización de este formato se puede dar gracias a elementos como el aprecio por…

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    Fusion Gallery | Fausto Fernández

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

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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…

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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0003

    Welcome to The Fusion Soundbuzz, where we give you fresh new sounds to enjoy your weekend and to discover new talents!  “Siempre es Viernes en Mi Corázon” is the new single from the upcoming…

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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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    Marfa Book Co. Reopening

    Marfa Book Co. will be reopening this Wednesday, February 24th at 9 am. In a way, it’s a return: to our long-time home at 105 South Highland; to being a bookstore where you…

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    El Zapatero Express.

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

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    February 20, 2016 · 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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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0002

    Welcome to The Fusion Soundbuzz, where we give you fresh new sounds to enjoy your weekend and to discover new talents!  Meet A. Billi Free, your new favorite girl from New Mexico, with jazzy-hip…

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    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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    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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    The Fusion Soundbuzz #0001

    Welcome to The Fusion Soundbuzz, where we give you fresh new sounds to enjoy your weekend and to discover new talents!  The Recovery is an instrumental band and they define themselves as “Post-everything“, based…

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    The Lost & Found | Lou Pride

      El Paso and Las Cruces in the 60s and early 70s produced some of its rarest and most sought after records. Artist locally caught on early that we were all alone geographically,…

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    Fusion Gallery | Atenas Campbell

    Atenas Campbell es licenciada en Diseño Gráfico y tiene una maestría en Estudios Procesos Creativos en Arte por la UACJ, su nombre es asociado con el Collectivo Jellyfish, del cual forma parte actualmente,…

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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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    January 24, 2016 · Comments off · Art, Artists, Music

    The Lost and Found/Paralisis Permanente

    The Lost and Found Paralisis soft cialis 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…

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    January 20, 2016 · 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…

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    The Lost and Found | Kraftwerk, The Man-Machine (1978)

    Text by: Daniel Salas The finds at House Mouse Records used to be so much sweeter. Not that they aren’t sweet anymore, but there was a time when there was so much untapped…

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    LOS REYES DEL TWIST: LOS SEVEN TEENS

    Tuvimos la oportunidad de entrevistar a Manuel Valtierra leyenda viviente de la música en Juárez y en México, miembro original de Los Seven Teens, banda Juarense que puso en alto la música y…

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    SONNY KAY: THE ANOMALY

    Everyone possesses the ability to be artistically creative within several mediums yet not everyone succeeds at it. Sonny Kay is the exception, the anomaly.  At an early age, Sonny realized he had artistic…

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    PERMACULTURE: GOING BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY

    Many people envision a world in which our food supply doesn’t depend on large corporations. In order to make these seedling visions germinate it takes self-education, the willingness to drop degenerative activities and…

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    JAY J. ARMES IS THE WORLDS GREATEST INVESTIGATOR

    Jay J. Armes has always been an ambitious person and hard worker. A tragic explosion at the age of 11 claimed both his hands and twenty seven days after the accident his hands…

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    The Lost and Found | Darkthrone, A Blaze in the Northern Sky LP – 1992

    Text: Daniel Salas Black metal isn’t for everybody, but neither are the Beatles. Growing up I didn’t listen to metal as much; in high school I leaned more towards the punk and stuff like…

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    Espectros a Color

    Texto: Fabyio Villegas | Fotos: Ángel Cervantes A mediados de 1995 y sin previo aviso, el hospital psiquiátrico de Santa Isabel, Chihuahua, cierra las puertas a sus pacientes y las abre a montones de…

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    The Lost and Found | Method Man & Redman | Blackout! LP 1999

    Text: Daniel Salas Hip-Hop’s peanut butter and jelly? There was Mick and Keith, Morrissey and Marr, Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff…Batman and Robin…Wayne and Garth? Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan and…

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    THE LOST AND FOUND | THE CURE | WISH LP | 1992

    Everything changed by the time I got to Middle School— the whole Metal/Glam era was coming to an end quickly after Nirvana was smelling like teen spirit, and I needed something new. After…

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    The Crystal Ark: Los Chamanes Electrónicos

    Dicen por ahí que la unión hace la fuerza y tal parece que Gavin Russom  y Viva Ruiz los miembros fundadores de The Crystal Ark lo han comprendido y aplicado al pie de…

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    THE LOST AND FOUND | LONG JOHN HUNTER | EL PASO ROCK | MIDNIGHT STROLL 7″ | 1961

    Long John Hunter is a local blues/rock legend in El Paso. For most of his career that began in the late 50s, Hunter was a fixture in the El Paso and Juarez music…

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    THE LOST AND FOUND | STEVE CROSNO DAY | JULY 9TH 1967 | RECORDED LIVE AT THE EL PASO COLISEUM | DOUBLE LP

    One of the most sought after and rare records to come out of El Paso is the legendary Steve Crosno Day July 9th 1967 Recorded Live at the El Paso Coliseum double LP….

  • May 30, 2013 · Comments off · #CUU, Music

    Mykki Blanco: Músico, Poeta y Loca

    Texto: Björzh Znchz El aspecto parco y desalineado de Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. fácilmente podría evocarnos al típico paria en algún suburbio de mala muerte en cualquier gran ciudad. Sin embargo, él tiene…

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    TOCAYO

    Tocayo is a Cuban born artist who along with his parents fled to Miami as refugees at a very turbulent time in society. His style is influenced by pop culture and vintage comics,…

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    THE LOST AND FOUND | THE ZEROS | DON’T PUSH ME AROUND | 1980

    Text: Daniel Salas The Zeros weren’t just an American band from California, they were Chicano kids caught up in the mix of the legendary punk rock scene that was going on in Los…

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