Maritza Nuñez: “I sing to people that have spit in my face”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta Features Maritza Nuñez, the lead singer of the punk rock band Bitter. She speaks about her Mexican background, singing songs in Spanish, and how to stop being angry all the time. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with Latinx and global cultures. Created by Paul Alonso, it is … Continue reading Maritza Nuñez: “I sing to people that have spit in my face”

Adron: “I access language through music”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features local musician and singer-songwriter Adron. She talks about her musical connections to Brazilian Tropicalia, the time she opened for Os Mutantes in Atlanta, her love for languages, and her obsession with water (condensed in her latest album Water Music). Hybrid Atlanta is a video series of interviews with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with LatinX … Continue reading Adron: “I access language through music”

Ben Shirley: “Argentina’s Rock Nacional has the true spirit of rock that was lost”

Based in Atlanta, musician Ben Shirley plays with the experimental noise orchestra “Faun and a Pan Flute” and the improvisation duo “Whispers of the Night.” He is originally from North Carolina, but his time in Buenos Aires was “a transformative experience.” In this episode of “Hybrid Atlanta,” he speaks about Argentina’s rock nacional and the importance of international musical flows. Hybrid Atlanta is a video series … Continue reading Ben Shirley: “Argentina’s Rock Nacional has the true spirit of rock that was lost”

José Izaguirre: “My punk rock is LatinX expression”

This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Venezuelan musician Jose Izaguirre, guitar player and front singer of Yukons, the LatinX punk rock band from Atlanta. He speaks about the garage feeling of his music, his Latin American background, and lyrics in Spanish. Hybrid Atlanta is an interview show with local artists and creatives whose work establishes a dialogue with LatinX and global cultures. Created by Paul … Continue reading José Izaguirre: “My punk rock is LatinX expression”