May 3rd, 2010
Happy Quatro de Mayo. We know the party doesn't really start until tomorrow, but if you are really feeling ambitious you should get in the car and start driving now to Marfa Texas. By our calculations most of you reading this should be able to make it in time to see Roberto Lange perform at the 3rd Annual Marfa Film Festival under his moniker Helado Negro at the Liberty Hall. Following the screenings of Soy Mi Madre and Parque Vi at the Crowley Theater, attendees will make the pilgrimage to Liberty Hall where the festivities will officially begin, Helado Negro performing with visuals by Jonathan Dueck. Other notables, aside from one of the most incredible contemporary art collections on the planet, include the world premiere screening of Lou Reed's film Red Shirley and a screening of new work by Fol Chen friendly and former music video contributor Kelly Sears.
Before you begin your drive, take time to download this free mixtape courtesty of the folks over at Amo Descubrir Canciones. The mix includes a whole host of amazing new latin music, including our own Helado Negro.