And why do rockeros despise Mana?
The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
Cafe TacubaNeed a multi-cultural experience to start your post Thanksgiving week off right? Check out Cafe Tacuba tonight at House of Blues.Hailing from Naucalpan, Mexico, CafeTabuca is a feisty quartet that mixes Latin hip-hop with alternative rock in a way guaranteed to get your feet to moving no ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
Los de Atrás Vienen Conmigo (Sony International)
Spanish is malleable, but a love of midgets lasts forever
Heck, why does anybody?
Sounds Eclectico (Nacional)
Plus: Every Picture Tells a Story
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
The Ride (Hollywood/Mammoth)
Born in Mexico and raised by Celso Piņa, sonidero music is taking over Dallas' Latino nightclubs. Is it here to stay?
How Maná won the war for its reputation--without even trying
Right now a local radio show is the only voice of Rock en Espanol in Dallas