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Los Amigos Invisibles Nominated For "Best Latin Rock, Alternative Or Urban Album" Grammy

December 12th, 2006 3:58pm EST favorite Add to My News
Los Amigos InvisiblesAlready boasting a wave of critical praise as an "exceptional," "supercharged" album of "pure dance-floor heaven," Los Amigos Invisibles' Superpop Venezuela was recently chosen by the editorial staff of Amazon.com as the only Latin album to make the Top-10 of "The Best Music of 2006" - joining Bob Dylan, Neko Case, KT Tunstall, John Mayer & Gnarls Barkley as best of year picks.

With Superpop Venezuela Los Amigos Invisibles set out to pay homage to the Venezuelan artists and songs that most influenced the pioneering Latin Dance and Alternative group. While the motive was to shine a light on artists who came before them, the resulting album has once again solidified Los Amigos' reputation as a band "responsible for some of the most gorgeous musical moments in the Latin Alternative genre." (From the book: Rock en EspaƱol: The Latin Alternative Rock Explosion)

Produced By Famed DJ Dmitri from Paris & Self-Released By Los Amigos, Superpop Venezuela celebrates the venezuelan artists & songs that have influenced the band and demonstrates that creative independent latin music releases can still compete with the majors for Grammy recognition.

Showing that Los Amigos' musical peers also agree with the critic's opinion, Superpop Venezuela has just received a GRAMMY nomination for "Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album". This marks the second Grammy Nomination for the transplanted Venezuelan New Yorkers. The band is sure to celebrate along with fans as they return to the road in early 2007.

"Los Amigos Invisibles are indefatigable party-starters in both their native Caracas and their adopted New York. The band latches on to grooves from across the decades... the music is a testament to smirking international cool... Versatility is Los Amigos' most winning trait.. with a rhythm for every occasion" - NY Times

"Los Amigos Invisibles emanate pure groove, walking bass lines, percolating percussion, scratchy guitar and relentless drums of a band that knows no difference between arty fun and sensual fire" - Rolling Stone

"[LAI] get audiences lathered up into a licentious Latin dance frenzy... anyone who has seen the group live can attest [to] Los Amigos as a genre-jumping musical powerhouse" - Miami New Times

2007 Tour Dates
Jan-02 - Jam Cruise - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Feb-07 - Night Light Lounge - Bellingham, WA
Feb-09 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC
Feb-10 - Neumo's - Seattle, WA
Feb-11 - Aladdin Theatre-Portland, OR
Feb-13 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
Feb-14 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA
Feb-15 - House of Blues - Los Angeles, CA
Feb-16 - House of Blues - Anaheim, CA
Feb-17 - House of Blues - San Diego, CA
Mar-02 - Regattabar - Boston, MA
Mar-03 - World Cafe Live! - Philadelphia, PA


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