CMJ Features New Compilation From The Student Teachers – Legends Of Late 70′s Nyc Underground Music Scene

The Student Teachers Talk To CMJ About NYC’s
Underground Music Scene In The Late 70s And
Their New Compilation of Previously Out-of-Print Music CMJ Premieres Free Download Of “Looks” From
The New Release ‘Invitation To … The Student Teachers

http://www.cmj.com/feature/qa-student-teachers/
 
The Student Teachers Made A Name For Themselves
As Teenagers Playing at Legendary Venues
Like CBGB’s and Max’s With Artists Like
The Ramones, Blondie and Iggy Pop

Invitation To … The Student Teachers’ is the first-ever re-release of out-of-print albums and singles from the Student Teachers, underground legends of the late 70s NYC underground music scene. The songs were produced by Jimmy Destri (Blondie) and the Student Teachers.In a new interview with CMJ, the original members of the Student Teachers talk about first connecting at CBGBs and starting the band when they were just 16 and 17s year old.

The Student Teachers made a name for themselves as teenagers playing at the legendary CBGB’s, Hurrah’s and many other before-their-time venues . The band had one of the first all-girl rhythm sections in a mixed gender band.

The young band opened for a wide range of future icons on the scene, among them: The Ramones, Blondie,  Iggy Pop, Wayne County, the Dead Boys, The Cramps and The Mumps.

After doing more than 70 gigs in just a few years, The Student Teachers played their final show on Halloween of 1980 and went their separate ways, ending a storied run by the tender ages of 19 & 20.

Featuring 9 songs recorded between 1978 and 1980, ‘Invitation To … The Student Teachers’ is the first ever digital release of rare, out-of-print singles and album tracks, the first ever gathering of all of their studio recordings in one place, and the first appearance anywhere of the previously unreleased track “Second Before.”

All Music Guide calls the new compilation  “a lively and entertaining snapshot of a band who embraced the angular end of the new wave pop sound of the day, but with a fresh-faced confidence that comes from being teenagers.”

Read the full CMJ interview here: http://www.cmj.com/feature/qa-student-teachers/

I remember there were two cute girls in the Student Teachers. The group also had the best name between the Sex Pistols and Sonic Youth.”   Richard Hell

“The Student Teachers drove me crazy.”  Jimmy Destri

David Scharff claims that he brought pictures of the Ramones to show me at my office at 16 Magazine after I had seen him snapping away from the front table at CBGBs sometime in the summer of 1977, which I’m sure he did if he says so. Now, looking at the footage, of course I remember them — opening for Wayne (now Jayne)  County, Suicide, the Mumps, Richard Hell and even for the Ramones once!  That the Student Teachers didn’t get an album deal was a miss on the part of the record companies. For a band of 16 and 17 year olds to have gone from being fans to a warm-up act to headliners within 2 years was itself impressive; and of course, like all the CB’s bands, they wrote their own material and sounded like nobody else.”  Danny Fields

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Los Macuanos Release Debut Album ‘El Origen’

Hola Nacionalistas,

The Nacional Records team is on our way to Las Vegas for the Latin Grammy’s, where we have 5 artists nominated for 8 awards in a wide array of categories. Check us out on twitter @nacionalrecords to follow our adventures and wish us luck!

We’ve got a new release out today from Los Macuanos, a DJ trio from Tijuana who have been generating a ton of buzz for their futuristic fusion of traditional Latin rhythms and modern electronic dance beats.

Los Macuanos’ debut album “El Origen” is now available on iTunes and Amazon.

The group has already been featured at NPR, PRI/BBC’s The World, MTV Iggy and Vice, who described them as the “Mexican Kraftwerk.” They’ve also recently had music featured in Indio Beer ads. Check out this quick album preview video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcezr_0AHgk

Los Macuanos belong to a generation of producers that came of age in a violent and rapidly-changing political climate in Tijuana, Mexico. Like many of their contemporaries, their productions echo a once hedonistic lifestyle, taking cues from the rave styles of the era, with elements of minimal techno, dubstep and glitch. Their music has since evolved with a more nuanced, stylistic approach that incorporates live instrumentation and elements of cumbia and norteño.

Los Angeles radio station just premiered an exclusive album stream, which you listen to here: http://www.kcrw.com/music/programs/ap/ap131118los_macuanos_el_orig

Also, Los Amigos Invisibles’ vocalist Julio Briceño’s new side project Chulius & The Filarmónicos’ ‘Shorts & Sandals’ is now on iTunes and debuts today with an exclusive premiere at Pandora.

Don’t forget to follow Los Macuanos on Twitter and like them on Facebook for more updates.

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Hasta pronto and stay in touch with us at…

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Pandora Premieres New Album From Los Amigos Invisibles Frontman Julio Briceño aka Chulius & The Filarmónicos

Grammy Nominee and Latin Grammy Winner Julio Briceño
From Pioneering Disco Funk Band Los Amigos Invisibles
Debuts New Project Chulius & The Filarmónicos at Pandora:
http://bit.ly/1hSaTPG
New Album ‘Shorts & Sandals’ Features Collaborations With
Miami Buzz Band Elastic Bond and Kinky Lead Singer Gil Cerezo
Watch the Chulius album preview:

Los Amigos Invisibles’ vocalist Julio Briceño’s new side project Chulius & The Filarmónicos’ ‘Shorts & Sandalsdebuts today with an exclusive premiere at Pandora.  Listen to the full album stream here: http://bit.ly/1hSaTPG

Infamous for his high-energy live performances, catchy melodies and playful lyricism Julio Briceño is the legendary frontman of the Grammy nominated band Los Amigos Invisibles

Chulius & The Filarmónicos’ ‘Shorts & Sandalsfeatures collaborations with Miami buzz band Elastic Bond and Gil Cerezo from Latin electronic rock pioneers Kinky.

Watch the Chulius album preview video with behind the scenes footage of Julio Briceño on tour with Los Amigos Invisibles:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJhOa_itepw

Los Amigos Invisibles are twice nominated for this year’s Latin Grammy’s, including for “Song of the Year” (‘La Que Me Gusta’). This is the band’s third Latin Grammy nomination in a row, after their two previous Nacional Records releases ‘Commercial’ and ‘Not So Commercial’ were also nominated.

After debuting Top 10 on the Billboard Latin Pop charts earlier this year, the Latin Grammy nominated single “La Que Me Gusta” debuted its music video on Entertainment Tonight and is now featured in new Yoplait television ad campaign.

Having toured over 60 countries, Los Amigos Invisibles have maintained an untouchable reputation for both their meticulously crafted albums and stunning live performances, including sets at Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza.

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People En Español Premieres New Video And Free Download From Jarabedepalo’s Upcoming Album

Nacional-RecordsKnown For Smash Hits Like “La Flaca,” Jarabe De Palo
Has Sold More Than 5 Million Records Worldwide
And Been Nominated For 13 Career Latin GRAMMY’s

People En Español Makes The Exclusive Premiere Of 
Jarabe de Palo’s New Music Video With A Free Download:
http://www.peopleenespanol.com/article/jarabe-de-palo-estrena-sencillo-y-video-de-somos-descarga-la-cancion-gratis-aqui

New Album ‘SOMOS’ To Be Released February 2014

Today, the new single “Somos” from Jarabe De Palo’s upcoming album premieres exclusively at People En Español. Watch the video here: http://www.peopleenespanol.com/article/jarabe-de-palo-estrena-sencillo-y-video-de-somos-descarga-la-cancion-gratis-aqui

The new album ‘Somos’ will be released worldwide on February 18th, 2014.  The first single “Somos” is now available globally as a free download (for a limited time only) at http://jarabedepalo.com.

 

Fronted by prolific songwriter Pau Dones, Barcelona-based Jarabe de Palo is characterized by a catchy fusion of rock and blues with Latin rhythms. The group originally broke onto the international scene with their timeless smash hit “La Flaca”.
Throughout their storied career, Jarabe de Palo has been nominated for 13 Latin Grammy’s and sold more than five million albums worldwide, collaborating with a wide variety of major artists such as Celia Cruz, Compay Segundo, Pavarotti and Chrissy Hynde (The Pretenders).

 

Jarabe de Palo’s previous album ‘Y Ahora Que Hacemos’ was nominated for a Latin Grammy and included the hit single  “La Quiero A Morir,” featuring superstar Alejandro Sanz, which was on regular rotation at Latin pop radio stations from Los Angeles to Puerto Rico.
 
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Invitation To…The Student Teachers

Nacional_RecordsThe First-Ever Compilation of Out of Print
Albums and Singles From The Student Teachers
Will Be Released on November 12th

Produced by Jimmy Destri (Blondie) and The Student Teachers

One of Few Teenage Bands from the late 70’s New York
Punk Scene, The Student Teachers Made A Name For
Themselves Playing at CBGB’s, Max’s And Other Cool NYC Venues

‘Invitation To … The Student Teachers’ is the first-ever re-release of out-of-print albums and singles from the Student Teachers, underground legends of the early NYC punk scene. The songs were produced by Jimmy Destri (Blondie) and the Student Teachers. The album will be released by Nacional Records on November 12th.

The Student Teachers made a name for themselves as teenagers playing at the legendary CBGB’s, Hurrah’s and many other before-their-time venues. The band had one of the first all-girl rhythm sections in a mixed gender band.

The young band opened for a wide range of future icons on the scene, among them: The Ramones, Blondie, Iggy Pop, Wayne County, the Dead Boys, The Cramps, and The Mumps.

After their final gig on Halloween of 1980, The Student Teachers went their separate ways, ending a storied run by the tender ages of 19 & 20.

“I remember there were two cute girls in the Student Teachers. The group also had the best name between the Sex Pistols and Sonic Youth.” Richard Hell

“The Student Teachers drove me crazy.” Jimmy Destri

“David Scharff claims that he brought pictures of the Ramones to show me at my office at 16 Magazine after I had seen him snapping away from the front table at CBGBs sometime in the summer of 1977, which I’m sure he did if he says so. Now, looking at the footage, of course I remember them — opening for Wayne (now Jayne) County, Suicide, the Mumps, Richard Hell and even for the Ramones once! That the Student Teachers didn’t get an album deal was a miss on the part of the record companies. For a band of 16 and 17 year olds to have gone from being fans to a warm-up act to headliners within 2 years was itself impressive; and of course, like all the CB’s bands, they wrote their own material and sounded like nobody else.” Danny Fields

“Love the Student Teachers. That’s the real stuff, from the real, dirty, weird New York of yesteryear. The song “Looks” breaks my heart in seventeen places every time I hear it.”Mike Doughty

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Andrea Echeverri of Aterciopelados reflects on Latin Grammy Nomination

Nacional_RecordsA Note From Andrea Echeverri About Her 
Most Recent Latin Grammy Nomination For 
‘Best Singer-Songwriter Album’ For ‘Ruiseñora’
(English Translation Below) 

 

Corría el año de 1997 cuando con Aterciopelados y la “Pipa De La Paz’ hicimos  historia.

Fuimos los primeros colombianos en ser nominados a un Grammy gringo (los Latin todavía no existían).  En esa ocasión, nos atropellaron los Cadillacs.

En el 98 con ‘Caribe Atomico’ volvimos a ser nominados y el gramófono quedo en manos de Maná. En el 2001 quedamos atrapados en L.A., cuando la ceremonia de los Grammys fue cancelada por el atentado a las torres gemelas.  Luego de un par de meses, la ceremonia se llevó a cabo y con Atercios obtuvimos nuestro primer Grammy Latino por ‘Gozo Poderoso’, pero fuimos dramáticamente opacados por Juanes y sus tres Grammys….este trofeo reposa en el museo nacional.

En 2005 con mi primer trabajo solista, fui derrotada por Laura Paussini y en el tapete rojo me volví invisible cuando me tocó entre Shakira y Paulina….

En 2007 con Atercios nos llevamos nuestro segundo Grammy con ‘Oye’ en Las Vegas y entré en la lista de las peor  vestidas….por supuesto, yo no vestía un traje de diseñador, sino el uniforme que usamos para tocar en Rock al Parque.

Ahora vuelvo al ruedo con Ruiseñora…..si me gana Caetano, todo bien.

ENGLISH TRANSLATION

So, it all began in 1997 when Aterciopelados made history with ‘Pipa De La Paz.’

We were the first Colombians to be nominated for a Grammy – the Latin Grammy’s didn’t yet exist then. But we got run over by Los Fabulosos Cadillacs.

We were nominated once again in 1998 for ‘Caribe Atomico,’ but Mana made off with the award.

In 2001, we found ourselves stuck in Los Angeles when the Latin Grammy’s were cancelled after the attacks of September 11th. After a few months, the ceremony finally played out and Los Atercios had their first Latin Grammy for ‘Gozo Poderoso’. But our triumph was bulldozed by Juanes and his 3 Grammy awards.  Our trophy now rests in the Colombian National Museum.

2005 was a colorful year. I was nominated for my first solo project, which was beat by Laura Paussini and I was completely invisible on the red carpet, wedged between Shakira and Paulina.

In Las Vegas with Atercios in 2007, we took home our second Latin Grammy for ‘Oye’ and I was placed on the worst-dressed list. But what do you expect? I wasn’t dressed in designer clothing, I was still in the same outfit from our performance at Rock al Parque!

Now, I’m back in the running with ‘Ruiseñora’…and if Caetano wins, I’ll be ok with that

 

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Mexican Institute of Sound’s Albums Re-released On Vinyl

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For the first time ever, all of Mexican Institute of Sound’s albums are being re-released on vinyl. We went all out on these new pressings  and they are collector items. Get your all four M.I.S. vinyl records at Amazon: Mejico Maxico, PoliticoPiñata and Soy Sauce.

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Señor Flavio’s New Solo Album “Proxima Ola (Nada Especial)”

Nacional_RecordsSeñor Flavio’s new solo album Proxima Ola (Nada Especial) is a raucous mix of punk, ska, dub and straight up rock & roll. Señor Flavio’s band Los Fabulosos Cadillacs are a Grammy winning international phenomenon, who have sold millions of albums and continue to sell out stadium-sized concerts worldwide.

Señor Flavio’s “Mexican Princess” 

Here’s a free mp3 download of “Mexican Princess”:

 

Señor Flavio – Proxima Ola (Nada Especial) on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/nada-especial-proxima-ola/id722333481

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Los Amigos Invisibles Julio Briceño (Chulius & The Filarmónicos) To Release ‘Shorts & Sandals’ on November 26th

Grammy Nominee and Latin Grammy Winner Julio Briceño
From Legendary Disco Funk Band Los Amigos Invisibles
Announces Side Project Chulius & The Filarmónicos New Album ‘Shorts & Sandals’ Features Collaborations With
Miami Buzz Band Elastic Bond and Kinky Lead Singer Gil Cerezo

Los Amigos Invisibles’ vocalist Julio Briceño will release a new side project Chulius & The Filarmónicos’ ‘Shorts & Sandalson November 26th via Nacional Records. The legendary frontman of the Grammy nominated band is infamous for his high-energy live performances, catchy melodies and playful lyricism.

Chulius & The Filarmónicos’ ‘Shorts & Sandalsfeatures collaborations with Miami buzz band Elastic Bond and Gil Cerezo from Latin electronic rock pioneers Kinky.   The lead single “Leita” will be impacting at radio starting October 22nd.

Watch the Chulius album preview video with behind the scenes footage of Julio Briceño on tour with Los Amigos Invisibles:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJhOa_itepw

Los Amigos Invisibles are twice nominated for this year’s Latin Grammy’s, including for “Song of the Year” (‘La Que Me Gusta’). This is the band’s third Latin Grammy nomination in a row, after their two previous Nacional Records releases ‘Commercial’ and ‘Not So Commercial’ were also nominated.

After debuting Top 10 on the Billboard Latin Pop charts earlier this year, the Latin Grammy nominated single “La Que Me Gusta” debuted its music video on Entertainment Tonight and is now featured in new Yoplait television ad campaign.

Having toured over 60 countries, Los Amigos Invisibles have maintained an untouchable reputation for both their meticulously crafted albums and stunning live performances, including sets at Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza.

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Buzz-heavy Trio Los Macuanos Announce Debut Album ‘el Origen’

Already Featured at NPR, MTV and More,
Los Macuanos Announce November 19th
Release for Debut Album ‘El Origen’

Described by Vice as the “Mexican Kraftwerk”,
Los Macuanos Developed Their Sound In
A Violent And Rapidly-Changing Tijuana

Nacional-RecordsLos Macuanos, a buzz-heavy trio that brings together traditional Latin rhythms with modern electronic dance beats, have announced their debut album “El Origen” will be released November 19th on Nacional Records.

The group has already been featured at NPR, PRI/BBC’s The World, MTV Iggy and Vice, who described them as the “Mexican Kraftwerk.”  They also recently had 2 songs featured in Indio Beer ads

Los Macuanos belong to a generation of producers that came of age in a violent and rapidly-changing political climate in Tijuana, MexicoLike many of their contemporaries, their productions echo a once hedonistic lifestyle, taking cues from the rave styles of the era, with elements of minimal techno, dubstep and glitch.  Their music has since evolved with a more nuanced, stylistic approach that incorporates live instrumentation and elements of cumbia and norteño.

Los Macuanos’ “Ritmo de Amor” is used as the theme song to a cutting-edge show on Seattle tastemaker station KEXP.

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