Natalia Lafourcade

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Why the Latin Grammys Remain America's Biggest Anti-Mexican Sham

    Over a decade ago, I wrote an op-ed piece for what was called Pacific News Service but is now New American Media bemoaning how pathetic the Latin Grammys were due to their lack of Mexican music. "The definers of Latin culture," I wrote then, "have decided that the most popular Latin music genre in t ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010

    Just Like Starting Over

    Pilar Diaz's solo stint has been a helluva ride

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Torreblanca: 'Things Are so Much More Vivid [in America]'

    ​Following Perrozompopo's performance at Anaheim's Club Ember last night, OC's recent Latin Alternative revival turns next to a Day of the Dead celebration in Santa Ana. Torreblanca, one of two bands from Mexico currently touring Southern California, will take to the stage on Saturday in the city ... More >>

  • Music

    September 16, 2010

    Best of Both Worlds

    [Locals Only] Up-and-coming singer Nancy Sanchez uses her mariachi background to fuel her jazz performances

  • Music

    October 2, 2003