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Caifanes

  • Columns

    August 22, 2013

    Why Are Mexican-Americans Apathetic?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans like Buchanan's whiskey so much?

  • Columns

    August 15, 2013

    Why Do Mexicans Like the Band Mana so Much?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And does saying you're a mestizo deny your Indian roots?

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Caifanes - Nokia Theatre - June 12, 2013

    Check out our slide show of Caifanes at Nokia here! "No human being is illegal!'' shouted Saul Hernadez in Spanish to a Nokia Theater packed with raza from all walks of life, from the chilango a week removed from Tepito to the fresas who probably thought they bought tickets to Maná. "This is for y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Top 10 OC Shows of Summer 2012

    The only thing tougher than realizing that yet another summer concert season has come and gone is taking the time to sort all the best moments together an relive them in numerical order. For us, the difficulty of the latter usually means that we got to experience enough slam-dancing, chorus-shouting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    The Five Most Blatant Rock En Español Ripoffs of English-Language Songs

    See Also:*Cafe Tacuba - The Observatory - 8/13/12*Tri Tone FINALLY Gives Southern California a Latin Alternative Music Festival* Leo Dan Brings Latin Baby-Makin' Music to West Coast TheaterAs if you needed another excuse to hate Mexicans and their Latino cousins, here's another one: rock en español ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    New Anaheim-based Podcast Aimed at Rockeros Debuts!

    For all you rockeros and rockeras out there in Southern California, a new podcast show debuted yesterday just for you! Co-hosted by Christian Mejia, a local music promoter and Hector Robles, a musician on the scene, "Talking Rock en Español" is all about supporting local talent and engaging in a di ... More >>

  • Music

    May 24, 2012

    Concerts Sprawling With Sound

    [Summer Guide 2012] The perfect aural schedule for your OC summer

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    La Santa Cecilia Mash Up '80s Hits Like "Tainted Love" and Traditional Latin Elements

    La Santa Cecilia represents a generation of genre-mashing Latino musicians raised in Los Angeles. Their preferred forms of expression remain the Latin American realms of boleros, rancheras, cumbias and salsa; nevertheless, they expand far beyond them. The band possesses an impressive talent for inte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Enjambre is Home for the Holidays, but is a Hometown Show Next?

    http://www.myspace.com/elizabwth​ Enjoying time off from another successful year in their musical careers, Rafael, Julián and Luis Humberto Navejas, members of Latin Alternative rockers Enjambre are back in Anaheim visiting family during the holidays before returning to Mexico City. Years ago, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    [UPDATED With LA Show] Caifanes Announce New Tour Dates!

    Caifanes2011.orgFestival Vive Latino Soundcheck ​ UPDATE, JULY 1, 9:45 A.M.: Two more October show dates have been added to the Caifanes reunion tour. Locally, the band will perform as part of Reventon Super Estrella at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on October 14th. Translation: fans will have ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    Coachella 2011: Hits and Misses

    [Mental Notes] Kanye kills it, Duran Duran's '80s dance party and more

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Caifanes Guitarist Mentions "ChicoChella" Madness!

    chicochella.comThe Mexico House Classic​Remember when some Internet babosos tried to joke around and blame Mexis for the six-day sell-out of Coachella? Well, they would be right on target if the three-day event this weekend was actually ChicoChella! The Mexico House put out a hilarious flier mont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Six Major Don'ts At Coachella:Your Guide To Appropriate Behavior

    ​ We know what you're experiencing right now. The thrill of getting on the road to Indio is too much to stomach (perhaps its made you barf already). You've strategically panned out your setlist, who to see, and how to get there the fastest. But somewhere through the mountains of people, unde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    A Latin Alternative Music Guide to Coachella

    chilango.com​ Although the Latin Alternative offerings of this year's Coachella Music & Arts Festival are few and far between, the acts that did make it onto the roster of performing artists are diverse and definitely worthy of attention. Of course, the biggest draw is the highly touted Caifa ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Coachella Set Times Reveal That a Bunch of People Will be Camping Out on the Main Stage for Most of the Weekend

    ​Now that Coachella set times are FINALLY out, we can map out our weekend without tearing our hair out. So which days are we running across the Empire polo field to catch 10 minutes of which act? What time of the day will we be snoozing outside the Sahara tent? When are we doing potty breaks and e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Jaguares/Caifanes Singer Saul Hernandez Announces Solo LA Show

    ​Last week we were all over Saul Hernandez, Jaguares and Caifanes singer--about the Caifanes reunion show at Coachella. Now we find out that he's performing live at Club Nokia in LA on Saturday, July 9! It's the only other US show this Grammy-winning artist is performing. Tickets go on sale tomorr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Saul Hernandez Talks Caifanes, Coachella and Crossovers

    Going solo and getting the band back together--at the same time!​Saul Hernandez, founding vocalist-guitarist of seminal rock en español band Caifanes, had a lot to say in his recent interview with the Weekly--more than we could fit into this week's cover piece about the band reuniting to play Coa ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Coachella 2011

    Why You Go

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    Caifanes Are Mortal Friends

    [Coachella] How a brain tumor reunited Mexico's rock legends

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Ex-Santa Sabina Singer Rita Guerrero Loses Battle With Cancer

    ​ The music world lost the life and the voice of Mexican singer Rita Guerrero on Friday night. She succumbed to breast cancer at the age of 46 after battling for more than a year with the illness. Guerrero was best known for being the front woman of Santa Sabina, a pioneering rock en español band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Coachella's Six-Day Sellout: Blame the Mexis?

    Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyCoachella 2010​After the three-day Coachella music festival finally revealed its official lineup, tickets were snatched up in a record six days! Rolling Stone looked to the headiners--Kanye West, Arcade Fire and Kings of Leon--for possible explanation, noting the est ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Did an Enjambre Cover Influence the Coachella-Bound Caifanes Reunion?

    Elizabeth Hernandez​Now that Coachella's three-day musical lineup has been officially released, it's confirmed that reunion performances will include Mexican rock legends Caifanes. No more speculation is necessary (and really, it was a no-brainer), with the band set to take the stage in Indio on A ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2010

    Caifanes Reunite to Play Coachella?

    [Mental Notes] Also, the Fling get signed (woo-hoo!), Kottonmouth Kings get high (duh!)

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    El Zelig

    Despite a Decade of Unfulfilled Hope, El Pelos builds a rock en espanol scene

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