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Electronic music brings me happiness, but it also has a dark side Electronic music brings me happiness, but it also has a dark side Music Oct 10th Valeria Hernández EL PASO ­– The beat was big and loud, echoing in my chest, and the flashing lights were like an array of Technicolor feeding the crowd’s hungry eyes. I looked around and I could almost see the pure joy exuding from everyone’s......Read More
Resurfacing as a rock band, The Lusitania now sails from El Paso Resurfacing as a rock band, The Lusitania now sails from El Paso Music Aug 15th Malooly, Uribe and Barraza EL PASO – A plain white-walled room in an everyday suburban house filled with amplifiers and microphone wires is the meeting ground and practice space for the El Paso-based band The Lusitania. The band begins to tune the instruments......Read More
Arab music ensemble brings the Middle East to the border Arab music ensemble brings the Middle East to the border Featured Apr 26th Paul Reynoso EL PASO – On Friday afternoons in the practice room of the Fox Fine Arts building, a group of students rehearses for Layali Al-Sham, UTEP’s Arabic music ensemble. The ensemble primarily consists of UTEP students that sing and......Read More
Downtown welcomes glowing Halloween revelers with open streets Downtown welcomes glowing Halloween revelers with open streets Music Nov 29th Meili Bettina Robles EL PASO — Whether they were dressed as a banana, boxing champion, a huge hand flipping the bird, or just plain decked out in glow sticks, one thing was certain, they celebrated the first Halloween of its kind running through downtown. Thanks......Read More
The Sun City’s nightlife rocks with the electronic-dance music that left Juarez The Sun City’s nightlife rocks with the electronic-dance music that left Juarez Music Nov 16th Iris Lopez Sun City Music Festival 2011 at Cohen Stadium. (Iris Lopez/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – This city on the U.S.- Mexico border known for the strong Mexican-American culture experienced a dramatic growth spurt in music and entertainment......Read More
Jóvenes, padres de familia y maestros trabajando en concierto tocan un son de esperanza en Juárez Jóvenes, padres de familia y maestros trabajando en concierto tocan un son de esperanza en  Juárez Featured Nov 9th Diana Arrieta CIUDAD JUÁREZ, México – La vida de la pequeña de 11 años cambió por completo cuando la Orquesta Esperanza Azteca llegó a Cuidad Juárez. Jaqueline, cuyas calificaciones en la escuela no eran las más altas, sentía que le......Read More
¡A bailar tamborazo! ¡A bailar tamborazo! Featured Jul 26th Janeth Mendoza Novedoso género musical se expande en Chicago CHICAGO – No importa el país ni la cultura, pero la música siempre ha servido como forma de identificación y expresión. La música mexicana no es excepción: Es tan colorida como......Read More
Music and art now pervade the ambiance of the Sumatra Hookah Lounge Music and art now pervade the ambiance of the Sumatra Hookah Lounge Art Jul 19th Rivera and Flores EL PASO – A new lifestyle is sprouting on the corner of Mesa and Rio Grande where the Sumatra Hookah Lounge weathered by a blend of cultures and creativity has become a point of origin for many talented artists in the area. “The......Read More
Lyrically complex John Steady sings for the passion Lyrically complex John Steady sings for the passion Music May 31st Annette Baca John Steady. (Annette Baca/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – John Steady stretches the title musician to new limits by ignoring musical genre borders and playing multiple instruments while still remaining a Hip Hop lyricist artist at heart. At......Read More
Mexicans at Night – The soul of the borderland is an indelible note in their musical scale Mexicans at Night – The soul of the borderland is an indelible note in their musical scale Featured Mar 8th Annette Baca Mexicans at Night duo playing at The Lowbrow Palace in El Paso. (Annette Baca/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – Steel walls cut and scar the border, while robotic eyes search for movement like predators for prey and border agents patrol......Read More