Chicano Batman

Chicano Batman

 

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Chicano Batman is a four-piece American band based in Los Angeles.[2][3][4][5] The band is influenced by psychedelic soul, funk, indie, tropicalia, rock and oldies music.[6]

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Freedom is Free
Album
Freedom is Free is an album by musical group Chicano Batman, released on March 3, 2017.
Jealousy
Song
Jealousy is a song by musical group Chicano Batman, released on February 22, 2017.
Angel Child
Song
Angel Child is a song by musical group Chicano Batman, released on February 16, 2017.
This Land Is Your Land
Song
This Land Is Your Land is a song by musical group Chicano Batman, released on January 20, 2017.

Photos - Chicano Batman68

Popular Albums5

Popular Songs9

Collaborators & Influencers1

Events1

Videos27

Spotify - Albums & Singles11

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts5

News Articles27

Chicano Batman dances through borderlands
  –  November 14, 2017
Demonstrating that there is no typical musical upbringing when straddling cultures, Chicano Batman’s music, recorded or live, is like a trip to the borderlands, or even a visit to a space where borders don’t exist. Friday night’s audience ...
Chicano Batman mixes groovy tunes and Latino identity
  –  November 14, 2017
With heavy bass in the backdrop, a funky organ highlight, plus guitar riffs that jump between ’60s oldies and ’70s psychedelic, Chicano Batman wormholes you into the past while making Latino identity relevant in the indie and alternative music scene today.
Chicano Batman breaks a language barrier
  –  November 11, 2017
She said listening to Chicano Batman reinforces her identity. “Now, I want to embrace it more and be like ‘oh, not everyone can speak more than one language,’ and just hearing it in music is just really beautiful,” said Navarro. The band made the ...
Kapow! Genre-blending LA band Chicano Batman blasts into Downtown
  –  November 2, 2017
Chicano Batman’s latest record, Freedom Is Free, pairs contemporary political urgency with timeless music—a mélange of soul, Latin music, psychedelia and rock ‘n’ roll. The Weekly caught up with guitarist Carlos Arévalo just after the band ...
Chicano Batman breaks a language barrier
  –  November 11, 2017
Chicano Batman is comprised of four musicians from Los Angeles: lead singer Bardo Martinez, bassist and vocalist Eduardo Arenas, guitarist Carlos Arévalo and drummer Gabriel Villa. The band’s unique tone excites the ear of almost anyone who loves oldies ...
Chicano Batman dances through borderlands
  –  November 14, 2017
Chicano Batman, the psychedelic band from East Los Angeles, seems to understand that to exist as a Latinx person in the U.S. is to be the product of an amalgam of influences. Its cinematic sold-out show Friday at the 2,800-seat Fox in Oakland, its largest ...
Cargo concertgoers take journey back in time, across globe
  –  November 14, 2017
Reno found its groove Sunday night when Cargo hosted a stellar three-bill lineup of Chicano Batman, Khruangbin and The Shacks. When you have that many bands sharing the stage, it’s not often easy to find a unifying vibe to tie them all together into one ...
News bits: Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Chicano Batman, Jethro Tull
  –  November 14, 2017
“I am not usually a birthday or anniversary kind of guy but, just for once,” says Ian Anderson, in announcing the golden anniversary show by prog-rock forerunners Jethro Tull. “I won’t be a party-pooper either!” The show, “50 Years of ...
Los Superhéroes de LA
  –  November 14, 2017
They’re una banda se llama Chicano Batman; they create and perform an informed mix of rousing rocanrol finely intertwined with traditional Latino musical conceits, the soulful R&B of past ages and a progressive political platform that is, at once ...
Chicano Batman mixes groovy tunes and Latino identity
  –  November 14, 2017
With heavy bass in the backdrop, a funky organ highlight, plus guitar riffs that jump between ’60s oldies and ’70s psychedelic, Chicano Batman wormholes you into the past while making Latino identity relevant in the indie and alternative music scene today.
Mexico’s Vive Latino reveals 2018 lineup: Gorillaz, QOTSA, Morrissey, and Noel Gallagher
  –  November 14, 2017
Other notables include Infected Mushroom, Pussy Riot, Kali Uchis, Little Dragon, Mexican Institute of Sound, PVRIS, and Chicano Batman, along with a host of Mexican and Spanish acts.
All Of Your Favorite Musicians Performed At This Concert This Past Weekend
  –  November 13, 2017
This past weekend in Long Beach, California, there was a concert event called Tropicalia that brought together a range of bands and acts that included everybody from Los Tigres del Norte, Kali Uchis, Cafe Tacuba, Chicano Batman, Celso Pina, Cuco ...
The Tropicália Festival Was What It Sounds Like to Be a Millennial Latinx in 2017
  –  November 13, 2017
Chicano Batman. No matter which side you chose, the entire day felt like floating between a quinceañera playlist and everything we’ve been listening to alone in our bedrooms for the last year. The Tropicália Festival is a game-changer on par with Afropunk.
Tropicália plays like a vibrant reflection of SoCal Latin culture
  –  November 12, 2017
That’s not to say that the sold-out show was exceptionally difficult — the headliners included popular acts like Chicano Batman, Kali Uchis and even the intergenerational norteño group Los Tigres del Norte. It’s more that, so far this year ...
The 5 best taco trucks at Tropicalia Music and Taco Festival
  –  November 12, 2017
Oh yeah! Or should we say, “Si! Si! Mas tacos! At Tropicalia Music and Taco Festival at The Queen Mary in Long Beach on Saturday, Nov. 11, an impressive lineup included Chicano Batman, Kali Uchis and Los Tigres del Norte. The other half of the festival ...
The three things you need to know today in Los Angeles: Sat, Nov 11
  –  November 11, 2017
2. Celebrate Mexican heritage with all-you-can-eat tacos and music from Los Tigres del Norte, Café Tacuba and locals Chicano Batman during Tropicália Festival outside of the Queen Mary. Tickets start at $75. 3. Roam a Downtown warehouse full of Shepard ...
Chicano Batman breaks a language barrier
  –  November 11, 2017
A crowd waited outside the Fox Theater in Oakland on Friday for the Spanish and English band, Chicano Batman, that not only had the audience dancing all night but also sent a strong message against police brutality. Chicano Batman is comprised of four ...
Six Old-School Latin Acts Not to Miss at Tropicália Music and Taco Fest This Weekend
  –  November 10, 2017
Though the lineup includes local Latin-alt newcomers like Chicano Batman, Cuco, Buyepongo and Thee Commons, the most impressive lure for Tropicália is the nostalgia factor, made possible by the swath of legendary Latin acts playing everything from cumbia ...
Chicano Batman
  –  November 10, 2017
Formed in 2008, Los Angeles quartet Chicano Batman shares a lineage with old-school Latinx bands like Los Ángeles Negros and Los Pasteles Verdes, which were popular in the 1970s. Like those bands, Chicano Batman plays a style of ’70s psychedelic soul ...
Niki J Crawford
  –  November 9, 2017
Niki and the band have shared the stage and have played with Carlos Santana, Snoop Dogg, Al Green, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Aaron Neville, Macy Grey, Booker T Jones, The Roots, Chicano Batman, Galactic and Orgone just to name a few of the legendary ...
How the Tropicalia festival in Long Beach reflects Latino music across Southern California
  –  November 7, 2017
Also high on the lineup are Colombian pop singer Kali Uchis, who has worked with producer and rapper Tyler the Creator to hone her pop-soul sound, and Chicano Batman, the Los Angeles-based outfit who sport ’70s-style tuxedos as they perform feel-good ...
Chicano Batman at Irving Plaza
  –  November 4, 2017
While it’s unlikely that any official study exists, I’d wager that it’s scientifically impossible to have anything but fun at a Chicano Batman show. The mix of soul, funk, Latin, and Tropicália styles that the L.A. band brings to life is practically ...
Punk Thrives on its Own Terms at McAllen’s Yerberia Cultura
  –  November 3, 2017
He says he wants to bring nationally popular bands like Atlanta rockers Deerhunter along with music that appeals to the predominantly Mexican American community, like Mexican cumbia legend Fito Olivares or L.A. four-piece Chicano Batman, reminding young ...
See Johnnie Walker's Pro-Immigrant 'Citizenship' Ad
  –  November 3, 2017
The event also included a performance of "This Land is Your Land" by L.A. band Chicano Batman. The group is behind this music video: E.J. Schultz is the Chicago Bureau Chief at Ad Age and covers beverage, automotive and sports marketing. He is a former ...
The 11 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend
  –  November 2, 2017
Elsewhere this weekend, you can attend the final Tongue Tied dance party or the latest Endless Bummer fest, as well as gigs by Son Little, Gregory Porter, Chicano Batman, and Yelawolf. If you need even more options, be sure to check out our extensive live ...
Kapow! Genre-blending LA band Chicano Batman blasts into Downtown
  –  November 2, 2017
Chicano Batman’s latest record, Freedom Is Free, pairs contemporary political urgency with timeless music—a mélange of soul, Latin music, psychedelia and rock ‘n’ roll. The Weekly caught up with guitarist Carlos Arévalo just after the band ...
Free Download: Chicano Batman and Khruangbin "Fall Tour" EP
  –  September 21, 2017
Chicano Batman and Khruangbin have just set out on an extensive autumn tour of the U.S., and in celebration the two bands have released a split EP. The special Fall Tour EP features three tracks from each band, and includes two previously unreleased tracks ...

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