The very first music review I wrote for this infernal rag was 11 years on Los Tigres del Norte, the conjunto norteño group who will one day go done in history as one of the greatest musical groups of any genre or language for their brilliant fusion of politics, braggadocio, storytelling, awesome su ... More >>
Yesterday, we sang the praises of Los Tigres del Norte by revealing their best B-sides, so to speak; today, we tackle 10-1. Methinks everyone will agree with half of my choices, dispute three of them, and ridicule my top choice--enjoy!
It came as no surprise that on Friday night, a plebeian crowd congregated at the House of Blues of Anaheim to unwind, get inebriated, and sing-along to the tunes of Ramón Ayala, the King of the Accordion. Historically, musica norteña/ conjunto norteño- a sound composed of strings, percussion ... More >>
Ramon Ayala and his infectious accordion