This is Not Berlin

Seen as a rite of passage in a culture that demands conformity, two friends, Carlos (Xabiani Ponce de Leon) and Gera (Jose Antonio Toledano), set their sights above high rivalries and their anticipation of World Cup soccer, aiming instead for the hedonic pursuits of Mexico’s clandestine nightlife at the various clubs and bars in director… Continue reading This is Not Berlin

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela: Echoes of the Past, Focus on the Present The music that Mexican acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela make is sometimes characterized as “acoustic speed metal.” The pair’s flamenco-influenced instrumental approach has certainly attracted fans from the metal scene, but Rod y Gab’s style draws from flamenco and classical guitar as much… Continue reading Rodrigo y Gabriela

The Arthur Buck Starts Here

Not to be confused with Buck McCoy, nor the current owner of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United, Arthur Buck is the name of a newly established musical collaboration between ex-Georgians Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck. The pair met up late last year in Buck’s current hideout in Baja, Mexico. An improvisational eight-hour jam session… Continue reading The Arthur Buck Starts Here