Watch Marinero’s “Ixchel & Lonely Girl” Official Video

Today, Friday, September 16th sees the release of Marinero’s “Ixchel & Lonely Girl,” a song about the power of maternal love, and released in celebration of the National Latinx Heritage Month, which also begins today. The song is available worldwide on all DSPs from Hardly Art.

“Ixchel & Lonely Girl” is the follow up to Marinero’s Hella Love, his praised Hardly Art-debut (and love letter/grand farewell to his hometown, before relocating to Los Angeles where he is currently based). “Ixchel & Lonely Girl” is an ode to a friend and her daughter who’d gone through a difficult time. The song speaks to the unstoppable drive of maternal love, and the lengths mothers will go to for their children. Marinero shares, “I just know that there’s nothing stronger in the universe than my mother’s love.” Watch here. 

Marinero will embark on a short, Southwestern US tour with Divino Nino and Little Jesus beginning this Saturday, September 17th in Yuma, AZ at Red Moon Ale House and ending Sunday, September 25th in Houston, TX at White Oak Music Hall. Marinero will also appear at the Noise Pop Block Party in San Francisco on Saturday, October 15th. 

Sat. Sep. 17 - Yuma, AZ - Red Moon Ale House 
Sun. Sep. 18 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom 
Mon. Sep. 19 - Tucson, AZ - Hotel Congress Plaza 
Wed. Sep. 21 - Dallas, TX - Trees
Fri. Sep. 23 - Austin, TX - The Parish 
Sat. Sep. 24 - San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger
Sun. Sep. 25 - Houston, TX - White Oak Music Hall
Sat. Oct. 15 -  San Francisco, CA - Noise Pop Block Party

Recently, Marinero celebrated the one-year anniversary of the release of Hella Love by sharing live performance footage of album standouts “Nuestra Victoria”, “Maritime” and “Frisco Ball.” This footage showcases Marinero’s frontman Jess Slyvester accompanied by a six-piece band, and was shot at The Lodge Room in Los Angeles’s Highland Park neighborhood. Marinero was also featured as the inaugural artist in a new fashion-themed video series from Remezcla titled Taste Takers. The show, hosted by LA stylist Keyla Marquezand is produced by Remezcla in collaboration with Toyota. You can watch this interview and series here.

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