GNSF! The Sonic Redemption of Cross-Border Duo Prayers

source: San Diego CityBeat In Sherman Heights, where Prayers frontman Rafael Reyes grew up, summers were far from picturesque. Low-income households are the norm, air conditioning is scarce and taking days off at the beach generally isn’t an option for the neighborhood’s working-class families. This environment serves as the backdrop for “Gothic Summer,” the lead […]

GNSF! Here Are Los Momentos

It would be rude to talk about Tijuana’s music scene without mentioning the latest from the ever exquisite Julieta Venegas. Los Momentos is her sixth studio album and has already garnered critical acclaim, hitting the Top 3 — it even hit No. 1 in Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela. On June 1, the Los Momentos world […]

GNSF! Vanessa Zamora Debuts en San Diego

Source: There’s few things more exciting than hearing that a Tijuanera alternative-pop singer/songwriter has been signed to Carla Morrison’s indie label, Pan Dulce Productions. Enter 21-year-old Vanessa Zamora, a classically trained pianist and guitarist born and raised in Tijuana. At first glance, she seems unassuming, with a natural pretty look — no make-up, wears her […]

GNSF! Tijuana’s Madame UR Does Del Mar

Source: Hopefully you caught a glimpse of the dramatic flair of Madame UR y Sus Hombres at the San Diego County Fair on June 30. Performing on the Coors Light Rock-On Stage, she performed songs that echoed modern feminism with a soulful cabaret jazz sound. It was a reminder that she has the discipline and […]