Toy Selectah

So at SXSW Mexico City writer Camilo Smith interviewed Toy Selectah just inside the stairwell of a building off 6th Street. Toy Selectah along with Pato Machete, who I shot for another post, and Fermin IV who formed the group Control Machete. The group, out of Monterrey is considered one of Mexico’s most influential hip hop groups and were contemporaries of other well known…

Arriving . . . finally in Austin

After about a fifteen hour trip through Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas we finally arrived at downtown Austin for SXSW As we got settled and started walking around it became clear this is pretty much the coolest music experience I may ever have. Tonight if all goes well we’re checking out Nina Dioz and possible some Islamic heavy metal. Either way I’m sure our…

Nina Dioz Story

So this Nina Dioz story will be going to the LA TIMES! How exciting, but even better was working with Camilo. He finds these kind of great stories y es buennissima gente