Through the crystals.

With almost 200 years since the first ''photography'' was ever taken in 1827, the development of this new form of capturing the world had been done only through painting, this new technology evolved from rudimentary techniques (daguerreotype) to the modern film process that didn't change over a hundred years to ''recently'' advanced into the digital... Continue Reading →

The tenacity of a Raven.

Hard work, dedication, and perseverance are basic elements forgotten when it comes to being successful and efficient. This resilience makes the difference between a mediocre result from a professional outcome, this requires hours of practice, many errors, and constant struggle. Cristian Cardona: ''Nobody is perfect but we strive for it'' In the search to solve... Continue Reading →

Hidden at plain sight.

When you search for music outside the mainstream media, it's rather difficult to find something worthy or at least interesting, I personally despise most of what appears in the mainstream media culture, because I'm kind of a hipster, I also find it hard to ignore the scary fact that the constant bombardment of paid headlines... Continue Reading →

Kite Festival (Barrilete) – 2017

  This past November 10 and 11, the largest, newest, and most unorthodox festival took place in the only location within Guatemala city where you can go surfing and drinking at the same time, located in Cardales of Cayala, AKUA offered a different perspective of what we call a music festival. Combining indie, ska, pop,... Continue Reading →

Catharsis through comedy.

Good comedians make people forget their life problems for a while but outstanding comedians make people accept, digest and overcome these same difficulties. Inducing laughter is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, personally I use comedy or stand up as a tool in adverse situations; specially after October of 2017 began, since my... Continue Reading →

Un obsequio rítmico desapercibido.

Trágicamente esto pasa a menudo en la escena artística Guatemalteca. Tal vez sea por la falta de cultura o interés de sus habitantes, la apatía regular de los mismos hacia el artista nacional o que prefieran honestamente el perreo intenso, pero este pasado miércoles 5 de julio, fue una noche que irrumpió con algo totalmente... Continue Reading →

Entrepreneuring along nature.

When the objective is to become successful, the ways to roam are usually uncertain but usually growing a business takes a lot of resources that are not only human or economical but natural. Changing that Siento 8 Ecologia local breaks the mold by supporting artisans, manufacturers and entrepreneuring souls with their ideal of a clean and sustainable... Continue Reading →

The raving artisan – Nativo Urbamboo

  The meeting began after a short laugh we had about how bad I'm to do an ollie (simplest trick on a skateboard),  Carlos Maldonado, AKA "modelin" and I started talking about the constant struggle in working freelance to do personal projects and the level of alienation he needs in order to achieve his final product... Continue Reading →

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