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Former Director of Publicity and Marketing Promotions at Cookman International / Nacional Records / Latin Alternative Music Conference based out of Los Angeles. Spearheaded full album campaigns for artists including El Guincho, Mexrrissey, Alex Anwandter, and The Echocentrics. Handles all press for two-time Latin GRAMMY Award winners La Vida Boheme, The Chamanas, Natalia Clavier (Thievery Corporation), Tom Tom Club and others including Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC). Coordinated all preview/recap pieces for conference as well as organized media room.
Past work includes working as a publicist at Tell All Your Friends PR in NYC. Secured US press for premieres, national tours, online / print features, sessions and more. Has worked campaigns for Yoko Ono, Frank Black and the Catholics / Black Francis, Guided By Voices, Robert Pollard, Elvis Perkins, Drowners, Geographer, BRAIDS, Carl Barat, POLICA, Half Japanese; etc. Served as primary publicist for Empty Cellar Records, Honduras, Buscabulla JMSN, Weeknight and more.
Pace University graduate with a BBA in Marketing / Advertising & Promotions. Experience with start-ups, social media, PR, and editorial work.
Sample of Placements
The Smiths and their lead singer, Morrissey, have long had a passionate following, but few are as gonzo as their fans in Mexico and in Southern California's Mexican-American community. Now comes Mexrrissey , a cover band with a twist: These guys do Morrissey songs in Spanish and with arrangements drawing from traditional Mexican sounds.
On February 20, Chilean musician Alex Anwandter was at the Berlin Film Festival collecting the prestigious Teddy Award, which recognizes LGBT stories. His winning debut feature, Nuncar Vas a Estar Solo [ You'll Never Be Alone], was inspired by the horrific, homophobic murder of 24-year-old Daniel Zamudio by neo-Nazis in downtown Santiago in 2012.
In a year when immigration has become political tinder, the annual Latin Alternative Music Conference is a timely reminder of immigration's cultural side: an influx of ideas, recombined as they traverse new territories.
Pablo Díaz-Reixa has always operated in his own universe, and when it comes to the off-kilter pop music he makes as El Guincho, that's largely by design. Sitting at an outdoor cafe in Barcelona with a coffee and a Vichy Catalan (a popular local brand of sparkling water), he offers a bit of insight into his creative process: "I think about an idea like Vichy, for example.
On the streets of Puerto Rico, buscabulla is slang for troublemaker. The two people behind the Brooklyn-based band Buscabulla, however, are rabble-rousers in name only. Together, girlfriend-boyfriend team Raquel Berrios and Luis Alfredo Del Valle make music that is 100% appealing: slinky, sexy, Spanish-language.
Indie-R&B singer-songwriter and producer JMSN is not at all what you would expect him to be -- he's himself. There were still several hours before JMSN, born Christian Berishaj, was due to perform at Cameo Gallery in Brooklyn in February, despite that the venue was already crowded with a mass of excited fans.
Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page. We've noted before on NPR Music's that producer Adrian Quesada has so many ideas flowing through his head, he keeps a handful of bands busy setting his brainstorms to music.
Avant-composer Dana Lyn helps to build Vincent D'Onofrio's fascinating world of shit
El Guincho has always been attracted to bright colors and garish patterns; his first two albums, and Pop Negro , were buzzing, maximalist free-for-alls in the tradition of Animal Collective and Tropicalía.
"It's a record that's been in the offing for a while," says the songwriter Elvis Perkins about his forthcoming third LP, "I Aubade," which sees its release on his own MIR label on Feb. 24. "It's a culmination of past visions, present inclinations and a lot of guesswork.
El reconocido músico Eduardo Cabra, mejor conocido como Visitante de la agrupación Calle 13, reveló en exclusiva a People en Español detalles de su nuevo trabajo junto al grupo rock venezolano La Vida Bohème. "Este proyecto ha sido uno de mucho aprendizaje. Uno de trabajar en equipo y buena energía.
Examples of Digital Marketing Partnership
Noisey Live Streaming Partnership with Nick Cave at Town Hall Event
KCRW partners as official radio sponsor of Latin Alternative Music Conference 2016.
Press Release Examples
Alex Anwandter continues to dominate 2016 with praise and accolades for both his album Amiga and his award winning film "Nunca Vas A Estar Solo".