Portland, Oregon Troubadour originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina


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March 13th, 2018

Special Guest for Pacoima Radio Sessions Release Party Announced!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Fernando y Los Cochinos would like to officially invite you to our Pacoima Radio Sessions Record Release Party and Pacoima’s 20 Year Anniversary! This Latino extravaganza will take place on Cinco de Mayo (5/5) with doors at 8pm and show starting at 9pm. Los Cochinos and I will be converging on the Star Theater stage to perform Pacoima in sequence from beginning to end for probably the last time…until it’s 25th anniversary ha! We are very happy to officially announce that one of the best new bands in Portland Sávila will be joining us for this show! They mix Latin cumbia, world and r&b together to make something completely new and all their own so I think that ya’ll are going to really dig them! Also, kicking off the evening is one of my and Los Cochinos favorites… Trujillo! All profits from the sale of our first ever live record “Pacoima Radio Sessions that will be sold at the show ((CD and Vinyl) will go to provide music scholarships to local high school students. I have an inkling that this show might sell out so we highly encourage you to pre-order tickets ASAP. This is going to be one hell of a party!

February 9th, 2018

New Fernando Record to be released for Record Store Day on April 21st

Fernando and Secret Sound Recordings will be releasing “The Pacoima Radio Sessions” which was recorded live from KBOO Studios on Marc Baker’s Church of the Northwest Radio Program in April of 1998. This will be Fernando’s first live record and it features raw and passionate performances by Los Cochinos (Luther Russell, Warren Pash, Joe Chiusano, Dan Eccles and Clayton Jones and  Fernando). All profits from the record will be donated to The Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund which provides music Scholarships to local high school students. Fernando and Los Cochinos will be playing Music Millennium on April 21st at 9pm to celebrate its release and the record’s official release show will be at The Star Theater on Cinco de Mayo on 5/5.

January 16th, 2018

Legendary songwriter Dan Stuart interviews Fernando

My pal and legendary songwriter Dan Stuart ( Green on Red) asked me about my thoughts on the current DACA situation and my history and experiences as an undocumented immigrant in the US.  Read it here http://marlowebillings.com/musings/

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Leave The Radio On (2015)

3 years in the making, Leave The Radio On features a virtual who’s who of Portland’s finest musicians, including Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey as well as members of M.Ward, Elliott Smith, Richmond Fontaine and The Delines. This is a new chapter in Viciconte’s ever-evolving musical trajectory, a career marked by creative integrity and an almost painful honesty which attracts fans from high and low that still believe in the redemptive power of rock and roll. And ‘that voice’.

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“Leave The Radio On is as original an album since the concept of records themselves. Blazing a cacaphony of sound and following no blueprint, a bonafide breath of fresh air in a roots music scene that sees way too many impressionist and not enough artist. Viciconte leaves all the blood in the water, enticing the sharks with their constant need to bite on a new edge or sound. By the time the press is done with this record there will be more than a few biters, and rightfully so.”

No Depression

Available through Fluff & Gravy Records (United States).

Available through Decor Records (Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia).
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