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California Roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals Second Artist Announcement

Monterey, CA (December 4, 2018) – The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced their second round of artists. Joining an already impressive lineup are scene favorites Rebelution, Dirty Heads, Pepper, Collie Buddz, The Green, and Alborosie. Making their debuts at the event are Ben Harper & ...
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melymel

Melymel Drops New Album “Dragon Queen”

The most respected female rapper in the Dominican Republic, Melymel, A.K.A. “La mama del Rap” (Rap Mom), is due to drop Dragon Queen on November 2nd with the tastemaker label EMPIRE. It is a powerful nod to female empowerment, with a fresh sound and message that resonates with the Latin ...
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california roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals First Artist Announcement

The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 24-26, 2019.  The top tier national festival is the premier gathering for the progressive U.S. Reggae and roots music movement and culture, bringing the scene together over Memorial ...
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¿Qiensave?

¿Qiensave? Releases “High Class” Music Video

Salinas, Ca - ¿Qiensave? officially released their music video for their hit single “High Class”off their sophomore album “Mujer”. “High Class” was directed by Adelita Serena and filmed by cinematographer Eric Gutierrez. The music video tells a story of a girl with high class taste, and the suitors who work ...
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¿Qiensave?

¿Qiensave? Drops Their Sophomore Album “Mujer”

¿Qiensave? a Cumbia Urbana group from central coast of California, which we've covered and supported here on Sessiontapes.com since we launched, has released their sophomore album "Mujer" earlier this summer. The “Mujer” album, began as an exploration that became an explosion of Cumbia Urbana; Cumbia with a fusion of Rock, ...
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qiensave

Qiensave Releases #NewSingle “High Class”

Qiensave the cumbia callejera band coming out of the Salinas Valley is back with the release their latest single “High Class” in anticipation for the release of their forthcoming album "Mujer", which will be out early summer.  You can purchase High Class on all digital platforms by clicking on the link: http://hyperurl.co/vktzg2 ...
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El Dusty is about to release “Cumbia City” May 11th

The Latin Grammy nominated producer, and DJ, El Dusty has grown a cult following and garnered critical acclaim for his turntable styles and sampling chops since his viral single “K La Pasa.” Critical acclaim has hailed El Dusty as Rolling Stone’s 10 New Artists You Need to Know, Billboard’s New ...
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Tanga Set to Release #NewAlbum REENCARNACION, March 7th

Vancouver based Tanga is a  world fusion mob, mixing up Caribbean party beats with Colombian electrocumbia and Guatemalan dancehall. They are set to release their third album Reencarnacion on March 7th via TrebleFive Records. Reencarnacion is the follow up to the band’s last album Havanaelectro, which was recorded in Havana, Cuba. The critically acclaimed Havanaelectro was nominated for ...
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Bang Data aims for February to release “LOCO” #NewAlbum

Bang Data (San Francisco, CA), is a band all the cool kids are well aware of. Singer/rapper/songwriter Deuce Eclipse and producer/multi-instrumentalist  Juan Manuel Caipo, who first started as a production team, have been making music together since 2008, taking the Latinx, musical movement to the next level. As NPR Alt-Latino said ...
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Boogát

Boogát releases “San Cristóbal Baile Inn” #NewAlbum

San Cristóbal Baile Inn is Boogát’s third album, written entirely in Spanish, and revisits a more electronic sound, infused with rap and Reggaeton flavours. A danceable, uplifting and party oriented record, it stays true to the roots of Latin music, while remaining politically charged. The album was written while Boogát spent a year living ...
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Victor Rice releases #NewSingle “Lou” and #NewAlbum coming November 3rd

Victor Rice, the Latin Grammy award winning engineer, musician, producer, and long-time Easy Star Records collaborator, has confirmed details on his upcoming album Smoke, due out November 3rd on Easy Star Records. This marks his third studio album and the first full release of his own compositions in over a ...
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qiensave

Qiensave – La Fuga (produced by: Erik Canales of Allison) #NewMusic

Qiensave a cumbia rock band coming out of Salinas, CA, and no stranger to the pages of Sessiontapes.com have released their second single "La Fuga", from their sophomore album "Mujer" which will be out later this year. Carlos and Jandro went out to Mexico City at the end of spring to go ...
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ozomatli

Ozomatli “Come And Get Your Love” & “Solamente Una Ver” #MusicVideo

Ozomatli, the Los Angeles based band that has been in the scene since 1995 with the first release in 1997. Earlier this week they released two brand new music video from their latest album "Nonstop: Mexico → Jamaica"  a cover album which pays tribute to the classic and contemporary Mexican hits that ...
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bang dada

Bang Data – Galactica #NewMusic

Bang Data , Bay Area's most promising bands in the latin scene right now have released a brand new sing called "Galáctica" of their up coming album "LOCO". Deuce Eclipse & Caipo showcase a fusion of different genders of music on their latest release "Galactica", and this  is what the duo ...
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Cukui Music Festival

CUKUI MUSIC FESTIVAL is coming September 3rd feat.J Boog, Tribal Seeds, IAMSU!, Drew Deezy,Bayonics & More

Hey whats going on everyone. i just want to give you guys a heads up that there is a NEW festival coming to the central coast/bay by the good people of Cukui and Wash House Music called CUKUI MUSIC FESTIVAL and it will be on Saturday September 3rd at the Redwood ...
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#NewMusic Dread I Knights – Movimiento (stream)

Hey whats up everyone today we have Dread I Knights' new single "Movimiento" off their untitled sophomore album which will be release in 2016. Movimiento is a perfect blend of cali reggae and latin roots that makes your body move, and clever lyrics that that leave a positive message for the listener. With ...
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