Sometimes, things happen. They come together at times merely out of pure coincidence, but sometimes, it’s exactly what the universe had in store for you. Natalia Clavier believes that her journey is made up of many different coincidences.
This spring San Jose, California-based duo Raul y Mexia – sons of Hernan Hernandez of the legendary Los Tigres del Norte – celebrated the release of their debut album Arriba Y Lejos through Nacional Records. The unique fusion of sounds on the album come from Grammy-nominated producer Antonio “Toy” Hernandez, better known as Toy Selectah, [...]
Good news for fans of Thievery Corporation today as Brooklyn-based Latin Alternative/dub artist Natalia Clavier signed to Nacional Records and announced the release date of her upcoming new album Lumen. Due out on May 28, Lumen was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Adrian Quesada of Austin bands Grupo Fantasma, Brownout and Money Chicha. Word on [...]
California-based Latin alternative duo Raul Y Mexia are on this year’s Pachanga Latino Music Fest lineup, but they also recently released their debut album Arriba Y Lejos through Nacional Records. The sound of this album is thanks to Grammy-nominated producer Antonio “Toy” Hernandez, better known as Toy Selectah, who steered the mashed-up pop, rap, Mexican- [...]
New York-based Latin Grammy winners Los Amigos Invisibles announced the release of their new single “La Que Me Gusta,” from their upcoming new album Repeat After Me, out on Apr. 2 via Nacional Records. “La Que Me Gusta” is the first single from the new album and will be released on Feb. 12 along with [...]
Raul Y Mexia -sons of Hernan Hernandez of the legendary Los Tigres del Norte- is a Mexican-American pop duo based in California’s Bay Area. Better known for their 2010 single “Todos Somos Arizona,” Raul Y Mexia draw influences from hip hop, cumbia, Latin ballads and electronic dance music. The duo are the newest addition to [...]
Chilean electro-rock band ASTRO is the latest band to get a U.S. debut from Latin alternative tastemaker label Nacional Records. Often compared to American bands MGMT or Crystal Castles, the Santiago-based band may just be the next big thing to come out of Chile. Founded in 2008, ASTRO is composed of members Octavio Cavieres, Nicolás [...]
Malian group SMOD has been active for over a decade. They’re already known in Europe for their hip-hop, mixed with blues and folk with French lyrics of political inequality and corruption. Even though they’ve released three albums since 2000, their latest self-titled full length is considered their U.S. debut. SMOD (Nacional Records) was produced by [...]