Santana blows away St. Louis, with Earth, Wind & Fire

Seeing a living musical legend in person can be quite the surreal experience. On occasion, the shows don’t entirely live up to the hype and they tend to leave fans somewhat disappointed as they make their way back home… simply wishing and longing for the chance to see that same show, only 20 or 30 […]

Santana’s Miraculous Supernatural Tour hits Mountain View, CA

Man, it was a hot one June 21st at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre for Santana’s Miraculous Supernatural Tour with Earth, Wind & Fire. Temperatures were reaching triple digits across the Bay Area, but that didn’t stop Santana fans from coming out early on a Tuesday night to catch Earth, Wind & Fire! At 7:15pm sharp, the […]

Seeing superstars Santana & Earth, Wind & Fire in San Diego

On Friday, June 17th, the mega-collaborative spirit of music again took centerstage during one of San Diego’s biggest outdoor parties of the year. The superpower performers — Earth, Wind & Fire and Carlos Santana — shared the same stage at the North Island Credit Union Amphitheater on a beautiful sunny California day. The setup is […]

A great night with Gondwana & E.N Young in Sacramento

Wow, what an excellent night of reggae music in Sacramento on March 28th. I was so excited to see E.N Young again! Last time that we saw him, he opened for Katchafire and we hadn’t heard of him before. We instantly became big fans of his positive, uplifting music and his talent. This show was […]

Nicky Jam ignites audience in San Jose

Before heading out to Seattle for his last stop of the Infinity Tour, Nicky Jam made his presence known at the SAP Center in San Jose, CA. With about 5,000 in attendance, the SAP Center was filled with crowds of beautifully dressed and excited Nicky Jam fans, eager to see the Latin Reggaeton artist in […]

Gipsy Kings at San Diego’s Humphrey’s By the Bay

Gipsy Kings put on a great show at Humphrey’s By The Bay on November 3rd! The Latin pop group brought the same energy to San Diego that they started with 40 years ago and had most of the crowd standing and dancing at their seats. Even fans enjoying the show from their kayaks just outside […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Frederico7 “Missing My Children”

Brazilian world music and soul rebel Frederico7 returns with a double-single drop on September 17th, one with an accompanying music video! For those unaware of this Austin-based Latin music-meets-soul reggae-meets-psych rock humanitarian and activist, Frederico7 continues to push liberating calls to action within his music concerning mental health advocacy, self-awareness and socioeconomic change. We, at […]

Killer Diller performs 2nd video installment of ‘Del Tigre Disco Club’

Costa Rica’s roots reggae fusion band Killer Diller performed a four-song session for Del Tigre Disco Club! The series, growing in popularity, comes from the visionaries behind Long Beach Records LATAM and TigerKiss Design Lab (even with some production contribution by LIT, Inc!). Enjoy a full production concert from the carefree country of Costa Rica […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: 11:11 “Sanarás”

Costa Rican experimental rock band 11:11 returns with an awakening music video for their latest single “Sanarás”. Meaning ‘to heal’ in English, the band is urging listeners and fans to spring into action, do our part to heal this world, especially now that the global pandemic is waning. It’s been a year of terror. Let’s […]

WITHN shines in sentimental “Siempre” music video

Los Angeles-based, Colombia-raised world music artist WITHN, born Santiago Orozco, returns with a personal ode to his upbringing in “Siempre” and the song’s accompanying video. Walking a graffiti park, deep in contemplation and hugging family members, WITHN expresses deep sentiment throughout the music video, whether you understand his profound Spanish lyrics or not. Luckily, he’s […]

Mezcal unveils “Love U” music video

Latin reggae-ska band Mezcal has recently dropped a music video to their “Love U” single — the first track they’ve done in English! The band out of Monterrey, Mexico felt the need to spread the good vibes north of the Border, producing a sweet and simple love song for English speakers everywhere. “If you love […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Alan Moe Monsarrat “Perfect Friends”

As a renowned roots reggae musician of over 50 years, Alan Moe Monsarrat (of The Lotions, I-Tex, Mau Mau Chaplains) has finally released his own solo debut album! The 20-track LP, Agriculture, comes off of the Music4Life label and is packed with themes of thankfulness and cognizance for a better world. That said, Moe also […]

Long Beach Records LATAM launches state-of-the-art website

The punk rock label you know and love out of Long Beach has branched once again into uncharted territory of late — Latin America! After initiating Long Beach Records as a do-it-yourself, no contracts, no BS label in 1998, founders Michael “Miguel” Happoldt (producer of Sublime, et. Al.) and Greg “Mudd” Lowther (of Perro Bravo) […]

Johnny Love reveals “Sol Playa & Arena (Remix)” video

Johnny Love brings the Latin fuego in his “Sol Playa & Arena” remix music video! Cruising the streets of Miami with the top down, Johnny Love serenades from the front seat for the hunnies prancing along the beach. Set out for love and a little mischief on a perfect summer’s day is Johnny Love’s goal… […]