Alternativo to embrace EDM

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Written by Ruben Casas Often times when one hears electronica its connotation leads one to think about EDM, raves, festivals, and artists like Calvin Harris, Dillion Francis, David Guetta, Skrillex, Major Lazer and Steve Aoki. That’s definitely true with me, until I begin to wonder if alternativo has any EDM en Español. Where does alternativo […]

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Prayers Grace San Jose with Cholo Goth

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Photography and Story by Ruben Casas Thursday night at the Back Bar Sofa, an anxious crowd patiently awaits the arrival of music’s latest buzz- self-described Cholo goth duo from San Diego, Prayers. And as the duo graced the stage, both dressed in black- Dave Parley with his distinctive long hair and beard and Leafer Seyer […]

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Director’s Pick: Apollo (@92til_infinity)

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  Written by Jasmine Garcia-Social Media Director & Photos by Summer Jones   When you hear, Apollo, you probably think of the space mission or Greek mythology, but this Apollo is nothing of myth nor is he from outer space. Apollo is probably one of the Bay’s hottest up  and coming artists. If you didn’t catch […]

@Cinequest Movie Review by @StrongArm408: Gonzalez

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  Gonzalez is one of those films that sticks with you. Featuring some very convincing performances from Harold Torres & Carlos Bardem. The writing was subtle yet convincing, and combined with the stellar cinematography and director’s knack for unfolding the story seemlessly, this film provides an overall great payoff. At times it may feel like […]

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@Cinequest Movie Review by @Strongarm408: Eightseven (ochentaisiete)

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The first film I saw this year was Anahi Hoeneisen & Daniel Andrade’s film set in 1987 centered around the friendship of 3 boys (Pablo, Andres & Juan) and a girl whom they befriend, Carolina. 1987 is a time filled with political and economic turmoil and proves as a nice setting for the drama.  Carolina […]