Collaborative album pays homage to Valley’s past and future - The Monitor

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¡Zas!. MUNDO. La Mosca No Muere. These are just a few of the fictional bands that make up the music of Futuro Conjunto.  Futuro Conjunto is the second collaboration project between music producer and filmmaker Charlie Vela and USC Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow Jonathan Leal, PhD. In 2018, the duo first worked together on Wild Tongues, an album with various artists instructed by Vela and Leal to write a song about being from the Rio Grande Valley.  "A lot of the same artists are also on this record as well," Vela said. "These are just people from the music community." Read the full story at
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