This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features DJ EU, a Puerto Rico-raised and Atlanta-based DJ. He talks about his journey into the DJ industry, his LatinX cultural background, and his experience as the official DJ for Atlanta United FC Team. Created by Paul Alonso, Hybrid Atlanta is a video interview series with […]Read More
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With a tenuous connection with the sound brands that are associated with the music of Brazil – samba, bossa nova, carnival – the new Brazilian pop shares a tendency towards electronic music, contemporary R&B and avant garde pop. Here is a review of ten essential albums to dive into the […]Read More
This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Nino Augustine, an Atlanta-based rapper and musician from Panama. Nino talks about his multicultural identity and how being exposed to early Panama reggae and Atlanta hip-hop influenced his music. Created by Paul Alonso, Hybrid Atlanta is a video interview series with local artists and creatives […]Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has paralyzed the normal life of our city and the world. Music, arts, performance events are cancelled for the foreseeable future. Our artists and entrepreneurs are struggling. The Latinx and other vulnerable communities are wrestling in numerous ways. But it will end. Y resistiremos. Stay at home. Be […]Read More
This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Mexican chef Maricela Vega. She talks about decolonized cuisine, sustainable food industries with locally-sourced products, and her entrepreneur experience with her food pop up Chicomecōātl. Maricela is the chef at Atlanta’s 8arm restaurant. Created by Paul Alonso, Hybrid Atlanta is a video interview series with […]Read More
During the second decade of the new millennium, several Peruvian artists embarked on musical projects that articulated Afro-Peruvian culture with the sounds of contemporary electronics. Translocal styles such as grime, dubstep, trap and global bass were freely synthesized by these musicians to weave a rhythmic and sonic curtain. Jaws [quijadas] […]Read More