BOMS

Black Lives Matter #BlackLivesMatter

This song, BOMS, “blood of my soul” is dedicated to all of the black women and men who have been murdered by police, a result of systemic racism which permeates every facet of our society. Until #BlackLivesMatter, all lives will not. Profits from streaming on any platform will be added to my monthly contribution to the Equal Justice Initiative (https://eji.org/), and, if it is ever licensed (big money) profits will also be donated.

I am reposting a list of organizations that you can donate to (credit: @botanicaldyke), together with a list of legal resources. https://shorturl.at/krxCD Tab 2: Legal Services and Bail Support Tab 3: Advice for Protesting and Social Media Tab 4: Bail Funds, Memorial Funds, Organizations & Mutual Aid Tab 5: International Solidarity and Resources Tab 6: Misc Mutual Aid and Community Projects

Here are a few of the names of the women and men lost. I know many many more have gone unnoticed, but they are not forgotten.

Say their names. Breonna Taylor Sandra Bland George Floyd Ahmaud Arbery Rayshard Brooks Michael Brown Eric Garner Oscar Grant III Trayvon Martin Amadou Diallo Rekia Boyd Tamir Rice Alex Nieto Aiyana Jones Jonathan Akeem Pairre Ferrell John Crawford Ramarley Graham Kendrec McDade Ousmane Zongo Kathryn Johnston Eugene Ejikeobiora Tarika Wilson Sean Bell Philando Castile Terence Crutcher Freddy Gray

Video edited and directed by E.A Films Filmed by Alex Zajicek Special thanks to Oriana Saportas for the protest footage. BOMS (blood of my soul) represents the beautiful vulnerability we each feel when we love unconditionally. It came as a stream of consciousness three years ago, and developed into this orchestra of intense sound. I am so grateful for the collaboration for the video (EA Films and Alex Zajicek), the single’s cover art with Baidi Kamagate @im_baidi @le_noir_px (model and photographer) as well as the musicians that helped bring it to life. Kora by Yacouba Diarra, cuatro by Jackelyn Rago, live drums by Jayme Arredondo, all other instruments/vocals/mix by myself, and mastered by Trakworx.

I hope we keep up the fight and force true change in the USA. Demilitarize and defund the police allocating these resources directly to the community. Track individual police and hold police accountable when they use excessive force for any reason, not just when it results in severe injury or death. And so much more. We can do so much. We can vote and make sure those who represent us follow through with their promises, we can protest in the streets, we can donate money, we can boycott businesses use prison labor or otherwise support a white supremacist agenda and we can directly support the black community, by, buying from black businesses, supporting and promoting black artists across disciplines. I hope that we do not allow the numbing effect of living in a society of instant gratification consumerism to continue to drug us into inaction through surface-deep distractions, the illusion of division. I hope we can rediscover the unique creativity that lies in each of us, our power of expression, of true love. Renee Asteria/Razteria/Renay Asteria Records 2020

*Grateful to present new single “Infinity” by Renay @renaymusic
https://soundcloud.com/razteria/sets/infinity
https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/renay/fd58
Official release Nov 20

Infinity by Renay
Music/Lyrics/Production/Performance/Mix by Razteria
Master by TrakWorx
Art by Dické @dicktowers69
Graphics by @Razteria

New Single! Infinity by RENAY

*Grateful to present new single “Infinity” by Renay @renaymusic

https://soundcloud.com/razteria/sets/infinity

https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/renay/fd58

Official release Nov 20

Infinity by Renay
Music/Lyrics/Production/Performance/Mix by Razteria
Master by TrakWorx
Art by Dické @dicktowers69
Graphics by @Razteria

LYRICS

 

Infinity

By Renee Asteria Penaloza

 

You hit me like sunrays

Beams fill me I’m flying

A manic ballistic

circling the planet

A million miles a minute

Im Flying like a bullet

 

Love is Infinity

So much love inside me

It blinds me

I’ll never forget

 

My love is infinity

Love is all we need

I love you infinitely

Far beyond what eyes see

 

My Body melts away

Radiation decay

my essence just the best

A trillion miles a second

higher than the purest

higher than the purest

 

I love you Infinitely

You’ll always be, Forever part of me

I’ll never regret

 

I love you infinitely

Love is all we need

What will be will be

You’ll always be part of me

 

I Love you

Mmm

 

My love is infinity

I love you infinitely

Your Forever part of me

Love is all we need

 

I love you infinitely

So much love it blinds me

I don’t need to see

Love is all we need

Infinito

New single – Infinito – by Razteria & Lucas Rochaix

Infinito (Infinite) – Vocal version of Con Todos (With Everyone)

http://soundcloud.com/razteria/infinito

http://asteriarecords.bandcamp.com/track/infinito

 

credits

Releases October 20, 2018

Music & Lyrics by Renee Asteria Penaloza

Guitar by Lucas Rochaix

Backing vocals Francisco Vicente Penaloza & Razteria

Live Drums by Jayme Arredondo & Andres Delacasa

Percussion by Oscar Reyes recorded at

Arrangement, production, performance, edit, mix by Renee Asteria/Razteria

Master by TrakWorx

Tracked originally by Andres Thomas at Chafirete Estudio in Olivos, Argentina

together with Lucas Rochaix (guitar), Andres Delacasa (drums) and Raian ValenÇa JoÃo (bass). Retracked and produced at Truffula Oak Studio.

Art by Dicke (@dicktowers69)

Graphic design by @Razteria

#newsingle2018 #latin #soundslikeshakira #soundslikesantana #santana #shakira #world #cumbia #asteriarecords #fusion #latinamerica #lucasrochaix #razteria #roots #SanFrancisco #caligraphy #enespanol #nuevosencillo2018 #caligrafia #infinity #infinito #independentproduction

lyrics

Infinito

V1

Solo quiero un amor – (Amor Amor)

Con quien pueda compartir – (todo, darte todo)

Mi unicornio azul – (Amor Amor)

Sentir el palpitar

de tu corazón

Respirar tu espiración (breath, respirar)

Y Sonar (Sonar)

Un sueño que nunca se termina

CH1

Somos tan diferentes

Nos queremos igual

Y no hay nada más importante

(Nos queremos igual, nos queremos igual)

Dicen que es imposible

Que no va funcionar

No les voy a escuchar

(No hay nada más importante que Amar)

V2

Manana no se si (no se, no se)

Voy a estar aqui (aqui, en esta Vida)

Entonces aprovecho (Vida linda)

No tengo miedo lastimarme

Me voy a lanzar

CH2

Somos tan distintos

(Amor imposible)

Nos amamos igual

No hay nada más importante que Amar

Venimos tan lejos

(Amor infinito)

No voy a regresar

Me voy a lanzar

(No hay nada más importante)

Verse 3

En el Amor no hay fronteras (fronteras, no hay)

Sin limites ni reglas

Como Cuando miro tus ojos

Somos como dos espejos

(Reflejándose Miles y miles de veces)

Más de Mil millones

Una mirada que nunca se termina

CH3

Somos tan diferentes

(Amor Infinito)

Nos amamos igual

Y no hay nada más importante

(nos amamos igual igual)

V4

Quiero unir

Mundos con tigo

Mis Multitudes de raíces

Chiquititas y finitas

A tus gruesas y profundas

Dando luz a una planta

Que resiste cualquier clima

Una Vida que nunca se termina

CH4

Somos tan diferentes

(Amor Imposible)

Nos queremos igual

Y no hay nada más importante que Amar

(Nos amamos igual)

Dicen que es imposible

(Amor Imposible)

Que no va funcionar

(No hay nada más importante)

No les voy a escuchar

(No hay nada más importante)

Somos tan distintos

(Amor infinito)

Nos amamos igual

No hay nada más importante

Venimos tan lejos

(Amor infinito)

No voy a regresar

Me voy a lanzar

Y Amar

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Single “Con Todos” by RAZTERIA feat Lucas Rochaix drops 09/20/2018

Con Todos (With Everyone) by RAZTERIA featuring Lucas Rochaix

Credits:

Music by Renee Asteria Penaloza featuring Lucas Rochaix

© (p) ASTERIA RECORDS 2018

 

Live Drums by Jayme Arredondo (Truffula Oak Studio)

Live Drum Fils by Andres Delacasa (Chafirete Estudio, Buenos Aires)

Percussion by Oscar Reyes Chapaterro (Afroestudio, Barranquilla)

Arrangement, production, performance, edit, mix by Renee Asteria/Razteria

Master by TrakWorx

 

Tracked originally by Andres Thomas at Chafirete Estudio in Olivos, Argentina

together with Lucas Rochaix (guitar), Andres Delacasa (drums) and Raian ValenÇa JoÃo (bass). Re-tracked and produced at Truffula Oak Studio.

 

Art by Dicke (@dicktowers69)

Graphic design by Razteria

 

About the Artists

Razteria

https://razteria.com/bio

Lucas Rochaix

http://asteriarecords.com/artist/lucas-rochaix/

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Baila – Razteria feat. Rich D Lion drops August 6!

Baila by Razteria featuring Rich D Lion

Creditos / Credits
-Lyrics Renee Asteria / Razteria & Rich D Lion
-Music Composition & Production Renee Asteria / Razteria
-Recording / Editing / Arrangement / Mixing – Renee Asteria / Razteria at Truffula Oak Studio
-Beat/Instruments – Renee Asteria
-Live Drums – Jayme Arredondo
-Master by Justin Weiss (TrakWorx)

Artwork by Dické (IG @dicktowers69 )

Graphic design by Razteria

Letra / Lyrics
V1

Esta noche es la tuya
Hay que disfrutar
Muévete como quieras
No te complicas
Déjate llevar
por ese ritmo ya
Disfruta el momento
Sin pensar ni comparar (no!)

B1
Con tu cuerpo
Dime lo que sientes (si)
Sin palabras
Dime lo que sientes (si)
Con tu cuerpo
Libre como el viento (si)
es tu noche hay que disfrutar
(Tranquila)

C1

Solo Baila Baila (si)
Dame tu mano (asi)
Baila Baila (asi)
Olvida el tiempo (Tranquila)
Baila Baila (si)
Dame tu mano (asi)
Solo Baila Baila (asi)
Disfruta el momento

V2
Ahora que estas aqui
baby please
Pegate a mi
No tengas miedo de sentir
Y dejar todo fluir
Déjate llevar
Aguantate el ritmo así
Y jamás paras de bailar

B2
Con tu cuerpo
Dime lo que sientes
Sin palabras
Dime lo que sientes
Con tu cuerpo
Libre como el viento
esta noche déjate soñar
C2
Solo Baila Baila
Dame tu mano (asi)
Baila Baila (asi)
Sueña conmigo (Dulzura)
Baila Baila (si)
Dame tu mano (asi)
Solo Baila Baila (asi)
Ahora es el tiempo

V3 (Rich D Lion)

Tequila y Birra alegria ficticia
La confianza sin estila
Bailo sin estilo
Ahí está mi musa con ese vestido
Su cuerpo tan lindo me rindo
Siguiendo mi sexto sentido
Olvido el tiempo con cada traguito
Despacio me quito el miedo
Dejando espacio
Para los Sueños

C3
Solo Baila Baila
Dame tu mano
Baila Baila
Olvida el tiempo (Olvidalo)
Baila Baila
Dame tu mano
Solo Baila Baila
Sueña conmigo

Solo Baila Baila (Baila Baila con ese vestido)
Dame tu mano
Baila Baila (Baila Baila me tienes ido)
Olvida el tiempo
Baila Baila (Baila Baila con ese vestido)
Dame tu mano
Solo Baila Baila (Baila Baila me tienes ido)
Sueña conmigo

Outro
(Asi)
Bailalalalalai
Toma mi mano
Olvida el tiempo
(Asi)
Bailalalalalai (me gusta)
Toma mi mano (asi)
Sueña conmigo (asi)

Baila Baila (si)
(Baila Baila con ese vestido)
Baila Baila (asi)
(Baila Baila me tienes ido)

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New single DCN now out! Featured in Irie Magazine July 2018 issue

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DCN – new single now out! Thanks Irie Magazinefor the release feature in their July 2018 issue covering Protoje !

DCN http://soundcloud.com/razteria/dcn
on iTunes ! https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1411648732?ls=1&app=itunes

“D C N” (Despierta Cada Noche), in Spanish, is an uplifting song about insomnia, featuring EDY (Bolivia), Rich D Lion (Honduras / England) & youth from Enseñarte (Bolivian non-profit). Jayme Arredondo (drums for Don Carlos, Jamaican reggae band) co-wrote the music and Matias Martyn (Univerzoo / Churupaca, Argentina) added sound effects.

D C N (Despierta Cada Noche)
By Razteria featuring EDY & Rich D Lion & Enseñarte youth

Credits
Music – Razteria & Jayme Arredondo
Lyrics – Razteria, EDY & Rich D Lion
Production/recording/editing/arrangement/mix – Razteria
Live drums – Jayme Arredondo
Beat, synths – Razteria
Additional sound efx – Matias Martyn (Univerzoo)
Mastered – TrakWorx

Art by Dické @dicktowers69 (IG)
Face art by Cacaio Tavares
Graphic design Razteria

Recorded at Truffula Oak Studio & Enseñarte (Performing Life – Bolivia)

 

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AGUA PA CAMELLO (Surativa Parlante x Razteria) – Colombian Etno Afro beat

https://youtu.be/XOcdwuuWT7k
*Muy feliz de lanzar el primer video de Cruzando Corazones – “AGUA PA CAMELLO” una cancion etno-Afro Beat de Surativa Parlante de Bogotá, Colombia
*Very happy to release the first video from Cruzando Corazones – “AGUA PA CAMELLO” an ethno Afro Beat song by Surativa Parlante from Bogota, Colombia.
Title: Agua Pa Camello (Etno Afro beat)
Artist: Surativa Parlante (Bogota, Colombia) featuring Razteria / Renee Asteria
Album: Cruzando Corazones (2017), Asteria Records
Credits:
Recording: Árbol Naranja
Mix: Truffula Oak Studio
Master: Trakworx Studio
Video: Adriana Arizmendy & Agusto Vidal
Surativa Parlante from Bogota, Colombia, stands for Sud America Nativa, combining indigenous roots music and AfroBeat creating a sound they call Etno-AfroBeat. An original song by Surativa Parlante, Razteria adds lead/harmony vocals.
Epiara Murillo (alto sax and voice), Carlos Gómez (tenor sax), Camilo Bustos (bass), Daniel Giraldo (guitar), Nabhí Murillo (keys), Sergio Gómez & Diego Randolf (percussion), Juan Manzano (drums), Razteria (vocals)

33 days till spring, Razteria seeks to raise $33,000 using Kickstarter to fund 5th album Aventurera & Truffula Oak studio

*Excited to announce official launch of AVENTURERA Kickstarter campaign! 33 days left being 33 years old, 33 days to raise $33,000* Can you help? Thank You! Merci Beaucoup! Gracias!

San Francisco bay based eclectic independent music producer Razteria is reaching out to fans to help fund the two interwoven projects, the production and marketing of new album Aventurera and development of Truffula Oak recording studio. In addition to Razteria’s discography & album release concert tickets, backers can choose from tailored recording and music production sessions at her own studio, and a line of merchandise which is ethical, environmentally friendly and healing. From organic cotton Fair-Trade T-shirts, to a line of essential oil based body care products by Berkeley based SoL Essence Oils, there is something for everyone. Ten percent of proceeds are being donated to a non-governmental organization Helping Refugees in Jordan (HRJ).

Click Razteria’s Kickstarter Campaign

RAZTERIA, a fusion of No Doubt, Bomba Estereo and Marisa Monte, who breaks musical boundaries and sings in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, has been preparing the release of her 5th independently produced album Aventurera which drops March 18th, 2016 online and instore. Just debuting on the CMJ New World chart February 2016, the album shows great promise.

About the Aventurera Album

The Aventurera album consists of 10 tracks (+ 2 bonus tracks), crossing between English, Spanish and French. It is to be released to honor spring (March 18, 2016), and symbolizes rebirth. This album is groundbreaking in its richness, representing the synergy of collaborations with talented independent SF Bay artists and beyond.

Aventurera Track Listing

1) AVENTURERA, fuses sweet South American sounds and rhythms together with a flavor of reggaeton, representing the intertwining of cultures, bringing together the talents of Razteria and Yuriza Jared from Afro-peruvian funk band Sang Matiz. http://soundcloud.com/razteria/aventurera

2) CHANGE, a trilingual crossover track, is a collaboration between Razteria and Rahman Jamaal, two contrasting musical artists, who bring world music, rock and hiphop together. The music calls for the need to revolutionize our current mind-state as we hold the power to change, without fear. Change is the only constant in Life. http://soundcloud.com/razteria.com/change

3) LIFE, the oldest track on the record, recorded with Fyah Squad Band, was written 11 years ago, and has finally melted into its first published form, fusing haunting vocals with a tribal beat and 80’s rock. This song’s theme is ageless, calling us to never give up and take on life in all of its forms.

4) TAKE MY HAND, a funk rock ballad about wishing that the other could see inside your mind, bypassing the misunderstandings that come as a result of the imperfections of communicating through language or the misinterpretation of one’s actions. It features two Bay area based lyricists, Seneca Schachter and Chatterbox .

5) LITTLE SISTER, is a lively reggae-pop tune emanating the importance of nurturing relationships, mentorship and love. This is Razteria’s a personal message to her younger sisters and nieces.

6) ONCE AGAIN, is an odd cross of funk and rock with a rap by Rahman Jamaal and drums by Jayme Arredondo. Razteria’s favorite on the album representing her wish to live to see, hear and feel loved ones all over the world, once again.

7) ZONE, a jam trippy track extracted from a Halloween night jam session together with pianist and songwriter Carolyn Smith.

8) THANKFUL is a simple spiritual song of praise, in the same thematic vein of Gracias a la Vida by revolutionary folk songwriter Violeta Parra.

9) WORLD is a positively melancholic track which emanates tragic beauty, juxtaposition of the contrasting struggles of so many in this world, with the beauty of this world. It calls for us to recognize and share our lives in solidarity.

10) WINDS

11) CANT’ TOUCH

12) ONCE AGAIN (bonus vocal mix) is a powerful yet ethereal mix featuring a Razteria’s signature harmonies and Rahman Jamaal’s rap. The harmonies are reminiscent of Queen.

Aventurera Recording & Production

Aventurera was 90% recorded & produced at Razteria’s Truffula Oak Studio, which she is raising funds to finish. The studio has been progressively built over the past 3 years with sound engineer Josh Petersen and the Big Tadoo Puppet Crew. It is currently up and running with a minimum recording gear to do quality recordings.

Where does the name come from?

Nestled in an old growth of live oak trees up hidden in El Sobrante Hills, the name “Truffula” symbolizes a more general goal of sustainability with the imagery of the Truffula tree, the central focus in Dr. Seuss’s 1971 environmentally themed children’s book “The Lorax”. A powerful tale which is more relevant now than ever before, the dire need to conserve the earth’s precious and finite natural resources. The studio is currently 100% solar powered and Razteria is working towards having a food forest and full grey water system. Check out http://www.theloraxproject.net for ideas on how to spread the message of the Lorax.

About the Rewards

Razteria has made it priority to offer ethical and environmentally friendly gifts to backers in appreciation of their donations. She worked closely with Berkeley based Sol Essence Oils to develop essential oil healing products which match the messages in the songs “Life” (Cheer blend), “Change” (Passion blend), “Take my hand” (Serenity blend) and “the World” (Wild Orange oil).


In choosing to use only Fair-Trade textiles, Razteria is emphasizing the importance of the movement. She states: “In this day and age, even more powerful then the vote, each consumer choice we make determines the fate of millions all over the world. Fair Trade provides a framework whereby there is a more direct link between consumers and producers, more of the money that we spend on a given product, gets to those who actually make it. This is the first time in my music career that I have ever produced merchandise, and it is a no brainer for me that it has to be Fair Trade.” Razteria is sourcing shirts from HAE NOW which stands for Humans, Animals & Environment NOW. https://www.haenow.com

 

Click here for Razteria’s Kickstarter Campaign

 

Novidades de 2016!

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Olá! Feliz Ano Novo 2016!

Após um ano muito produtivo em 2015 no que diz respeito à música, eu estou muito feliz de introduzir duas novas músicas do meu álbum que vai deixar o marco 18, 2016.

Também tenho dois concertos na região da Baía de San Francisco. Então, se eles estão na região Espero que você possa assistir!

1/23/16 Ashkenaz Berkeley
2/5/16 Angelicas Redwood city

As duas canções são:

AVENTURERA, combina os sons e ritmos da América do Sul com um gosto de reggaeton. Esta trilha sonora combina o moderno eo tradicional. Ela representa uma mistura de culturas que unem os talentos de Renée Asteria / Razteria e Jared Yuriza Sang Matiz grupo Afroperuano-funk. Ao ouvir música, o ouvinte torna-se o (a) aventureiro / a música, viajar fisicamente e / ou espiritualmente para crescer e curar.
**Plataformas digitais para venda de 1/15/16.**

LIGAÇÃO PRE-VENDA:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/aventurera-single/id1072968883?ls=1?at=1001l3Iq&app=itunes

CHANGE, uma canção trilingue (Espanhol, Francês e Inglês), é uma colaboração entre Rahman Jamaal Razteria e dois músicos musicais dramaticamente diferentes que se reúnem world music, rock e hip hop. A música chama-nos a evoluir nosso estado mental atual sem medo.Na vida, as mudanças são a única coisa constante.

**Plataformas digitais para venda de 1/22/16.**

LIGAÇÃO PRE-VENDA:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/change-single/id1072968490?ls=1?at=1001l3Iq&app=itunes

Muito obrigado por seu apoio e motivação :)

Um abraço forte Renee

World One Festival

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WorldOne Festival is an eclectic multicultural all-day arts, culture and music fest in Cerrito Vista Park featuring an array of artists from around the world. Lots of activities for people of all ages and great food too, this is El Cerrito’s biggest event of the year.
If you were there this year for our 15th annual installment of the home-town large-scale friendly extravaganza, then you know what we’re talking about! Tell your friends you’ll see them there next year for the 2014 version!

The flags unfurl and the music flows
on July 3rd (5 – 7 PM) & 4th (10 – 7 PM) 2013
in El Cerrito, California.
Cerrito Vista Park is where it all takes place, every year.
We’re did it again, and celebrated the Festival’s 15th anniversary in 2013!