Saul Hernandez

  • 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

    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 >>

  • Columns

    April 14, 2011
  • 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

    Caifanes Are Mortal Friends

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

  • 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!)

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Caifanes Reunite to Play Coachella?

    ​ The Spanish-language music press is abuzz with news of a confirmed Caifanes reunion in 2011. The legendary rock en español band from Mexico City has made amends after fifteen years apart as they set to perform at the huge outdoor Vive Latino music festival in the D.F. Tensions between singer Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Five Caifanes Songs Neblina Should Cover

    ​The anthology of songs crafted over the years by the rock group Caifanes is seemingly as sacred to rockeros as the passages of the Popol Vuh were to the Mayans. The pioneering Rock en Español band from Mexico City formed in 1987 and went on to record many of the most classic songs the genre ha ... More >>