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Check out The Coconut Tree, the new reggae-toned psychedelic video from Los Angeles band Fitter, shot in El Salvador. Fitter is James Ramirez, drums; Wilfredo Mendez, vocals, guitar and congas; and Edgardo Velasquez, bass and timbales. One question for the band: How can you shoot a vid in El Salvador and not feature a single pupusa? ;-)

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Famous 1950s cover girl Bettie Page gets a shoutout from Medellin, Colombia’s Dorados Rockabilly Trio in this new music video. Hat tip to Josh Norek and The Latin Alternative for the link.

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The Hawaii homies of the Hope Chapel West Crew in Oahu rap about the day-to-day realities of The Dad Life. Because that’s how they roll.

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Our Friday TGIF Music Video takes on a political flavor this week because of President Obama’s decision to stop the deportation of DREAMERS. Every vote counts, pochos! And Mexican rockers Molotov’s Voto Latino reminds voters on both sides of the border what’s important. We’ve got the lyrics here: [Mas…]

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‘Legalize Me/Legalizame’ rap by Estado de Emergencia (music video)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 4, 2012 Cultura
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“We drive without licenses and they take our cars and we start all over again from zero.” Los Angeles pro-undocumented immigrant rap group Estado de Emergencia (State of Emergency) hits the online airwaves with their legalization anthem, Legalizame. Fronted by Dazer, the video was filmed during a pro-immigrants rights march on May 1. Univision gives [...]

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La Chata’s Music Box: If it’s Friday, it’s got to be FIshbone (video)

by La Chata June 1, 2012 Cultura
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Local heroes Fishbone join PRIMUS at the Greek Theater next week and we predict a lot of boot-stompin’ fun and all kinds of adrenaline running from the stage pouring back into the crowd. See you there?

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Katy & Snoop California Gurls vs Beach Boys California Girls (videos)

by QUESO QUESEM May 25, 2012 Cultura
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This weekend only marks the unofficial start of Summer, but it’s reason enough for a summer-oriented TGIF Music Video, don’t you think? Billboard magazine says California Gurls by Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg is the top summer song of all time. What do you think? Is it better than the Beach Boys’ California Girls?

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Chile’s Celine Raymond: Bhangra Latina trippy ‘Tunupa’ (music video)

by QUESO QUESEM May 21, 2012 Cultura
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Chilean actress and singer Celine Raymond goes to the dark side of the moon and returns as bhangra Latina chanteuse Kali Mutsa in this trippy category-smashing music video. We don’t know what Tunupa is exactly, but we like it. And you?

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TGIF Music Video: Bob Marley and the Wailers ‘Get Up, Stand Up’

by Comic Saenz May 18, 2012 Cultura
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TGIF Music Video: You’ve got to stand up for your rights! Bob Marley and the Wailers rock Get Up, Stand Up in concert in Dortmund, Germany. These 40-year-old words still resonate today. And we’ve got lyrics!

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The Pinker Tones want to live a ‘Life in Stereo’ (music video)

by QUESO QUESEM May 15, 2012 Cultura
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Castellano band The Pinker Tones love Life in Stereo and are determined to follow their dreams despite the unfortunate kidnapping of one member by blue winged flying saucer people in diapers (could also be purple — hard to tell)  who is then transported to the Land of Mono. After a completing a successful rescue mission [...]

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