Rowan Jiménez finds his voice in Guarandinga

photo: Andrea Kash

photo: Andrea Kash

Great piece just out in Berkeleyside about our work putting together the group, and the amazing story of RoC'D's return to music. Special thanks to writer Andrew Gilbert for the love and support!

A decade or so ago, Rowan Jiménez was riding the alt-Latino wave as the lead vocalist of Orixa, the Bay Area’s most celebrated and original rock en español band. With a video on MTV-es, a shelf full of awards, national tours and interest from major labels, he and drummer Juan Manuel Caipo were putting the East Bay’s hip-hop inflected Latin sound on the map. It was enough to make any musician pause for a breather, but the hiatus Jiménez ended up taking wasn’t at all what he had planned. read the full article