For Ceci Bastida, 2014 ends with high praise 2015 poised to boil over with new highlights
Bastida is creating more than dance records; these are anthems for a new world
(Los Angeles Magazine)
*NPR picks La Edad de la Violencia as one of the Top 50 Albums of 2014
*The Boston Globe names it one of the Best Overlooked Albums of 2014
*Los Angeles magazine picks Ceci as the #1 Break Out Artist of 2014
*The Guardian includes her on their end of year "Latin American Pop Playlist"
*Grand Park taps her to play Los Angeles' largest public New Year's Eve party
All ending a year full of highlights that included...
"Ven (Beautiful)" picked as the Song of the Week at Starbucks locations throughout Mexico
"Canta El Rio," her song for immigrant rights, became a buzzed about music video collab with Brooklyn agit-rockers Outernational
Playing the Vive Latino festival in Mexico City and the Supersonico festival in Los Angeles (where she earned Best Of nods from LA Weekly and the Los Angeles Times).
Feature stories on NPR's Weekend Edition, NPR's Alt-Latino, Radio Ambulante/Public Radio International, Rookie Magazine, Los Angeles Times, KPCC, MTV Iggy, & more
"Una Vez Mas" picked as iTunes free download & "Cuervo" picked as KCRW's Top Tune of the Day
Joining Boy George, Sly & Robbie, Toots & the Maytals, & others as part of the all-star lineup of Compass, a new project from Toy Selectah and Mexican Institute of Sound
Ceci to tour the UK this spring as a member of MEXRISSEY, the Mexico-meets-Morrissey cover band led by Camilo Lara (Mexican Institute of Sound) and Sergio Mendoza (Calexico/Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta) that also includes Chetes and members of Café Tacuba and Furland.
And finally, an invite to cook up a new batch of songs for a session at RedBull Studios in 2015
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