With the SXSW music festival in town, we have a full calendar of interviews of bands and other folks that are coming through town. Today we chatted with:
Gil Gastalem – Gil has been in the music business since 1989 when he worked at an indie record shop near the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, AZ. He moved to LA in 1994 to become the tour mgr to El Vez the Mexican Elvis. He worked at the legendary A&M Records in marketing where he worked with developing acts. From there Gil has worked with everyone from David Garza, Alejandro Escovedo, Robert Rodriguez, Tito & Tarantula, Maneja Beto, Quetzal, and is now working with Monte Negro, Pilar Diaz, Charanga Cakewalk, and Lila Downs.
Cosmopolitan – an electronic, funk band with Latino Roots.
The Gin Riots – an indie band from the U.K.
Aeroplane – a Belgium based Dj – Producers duo named Stephen Fasano and Vito Deluca. Their music is a mix of psychedelic guitars, pop keys, melancholic waves, disco beats & catchy basslines.