In the latest edition of Gone In 30 Minutes, host Tom DeSavia welcomes esteemed Mexican musician, songwriter and record producer Camilo Lara (of Mexican Institute of Sound and Mexrissey) and a special co-host, Pablo Ahogado. Based in Miami, FL, Ahogado is A&R Director for Concord Music Publishing where he oversees CMP’s Latin catalogs as well as new signings & partnerships in the Latin space.
During the fascinating 30-minute chat, Camilo Lara shares confessions of his childhood and his unlikely introduction to punk music. He also talks about his diplomatic position as a cultural advisor on Pixar’s 3D computer-animated film, Coco, released by Walt Disney Pictures; and how he was surprised to see a “skinny” animated version of himself! You can check out the episode in its entirely below as the Grammy-nominated artist speaks of expanding the definition of international music and pizza toppings alike.
Presented by Craft Recordings, Gone in 30 Minutes is a podcast and video series limited to a 25-minute remote interview, ending with a 5-minute Lightning Round of inventive questions, often leading to delightfully surprising answers. Featuring guests from around the world and throughout the Concord family, industry veteran and Grammy-nominated host Tom DeSavia, leads guests through a casual conversation about what they’re up to right now.
DeSavia is currently SVP of A&R at Concord Music Publishing, based in Los Angeles. He has also has co-authored two bestselling books about the Los Angeles punk rock scene with punk legend John Doe from X, 2016’s Under the Big Black Sun and 2019’s More Fun in the New World.
Previous guests on Gone In 30 Minutes include Rhett Miller of Old 97, Major Mazer’s Walshy Fire, singer-songwriter Caroline Spence, Big Star’s Jody Stephens, and legendary British songwriter Martin Page. The engaging new podcast and video series features conversations with artists from around the globe, as they reflect on this highly unique period in history. Future guests will include the likes of Matt Berninger, William Bell, George Thorogood, and Duff McKagan.