Christmas Songs: Music from Mexico – Coro y Orquesta Ecos en el Desierto

Coro y Orquesta Ecos en el Desierto are a mexican orchestra from Torreón. Listen to their great version of “Venid, fieles todos”:

Music from El Salvador/Mexico/ the US – Mayaztek

Mayaztek is a group of musicians from El Salvador, Mexico, and Los Angeles. They are performing a blend of Cumbia, Reggae, and Punk. Listen to their nice song “Different Day” and watch the nice music video!

Music from Mexico – Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela is the second studio album by Mexican musical duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. It was first released in Ireland on February 17, 2006, where it debuted at #1 on the Irish Albums Chart. The album included covers of Led Zeppelin’s”Stairway to Heaven” and Metallica’s “Orion”, two artists whom the duo say influenced their music.

The song “Tamacun ” has been also part of the Soundtrack of the Pilot of “Breaking Bad ” Season 1

Music from Mexico – Los Cuates de Sinaloa

Negro y Azul from the soundtrack of the 7th episode of the 2nd season of Breaking Bad. It  opens by sampling Negro Y Azul, a narcocorrido ( a drug song ) by Los Cuates de Sinaloa, cowritten by Vince Gilligan, inspired by the events depicted in the series, also called the Heisenberg song

Here you can find a good interview with the band explaining


Music from Mexico – Maná

Maná is a pop rock band from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, which already won three Grammy Awards. The were founded in 1978 and play a mix of pop, rock, latin pop with influences from Reggae. Listening to this song often while cycling traing on the home trainer, I thought I’d share it with you to. “Vivir Sin Aire” is so dreamy good!!!

Listen to their classic Clavado en un Bar

Music from Mexiko – Tribal Monterrey

3BallMty or Tribal Monterrey is a latin pop trio fom Monnterrey which popularized the tribal guarachero style. (Typical are the boots with a length up to 1,5  to 2 metres ) Here is their Number one hit from Mexico  “Intentalo”

Music from Mexico – Salma Hayek

Did you realize that Salma Hayek, a Mexican actress is also known for her music? Here’s her nice song “Siente Mi Amor”:

Music from Mexico – Los Tigros del Norte

Los Tigros Del Norte , a north-mexican band , they play the usual mexican music style named Norteñas or  Corridos also called  Narcocorridos. well known in Mexico but also in great parts of Latin-America and the US . Los Tigros del Norte has been founded in 1968 ; in 1988 and in 2007 they received the Grammy for latinamerican music , they´ve released already over 30 albums this is their song “Jefe de Jefes ”

Music from mexico – Graciela Maria

Mexican Singer/Songwriter Graciela Maria has been singing since she was a little kid. Having livied in Mexico City for many years, she was part of the mexican electronic music scene and made music with local producers signal deluxe.In 2009 she met  Berlin based producer Robot Koch in New York at his show at Coco66 in Brooklyn.They started making music together, meanwhile she already settled to Berlin. Here is her song “Sirius ” , (goes straight into my heart unless i don´t understand the language  ;-( hear it and you understand it , what a great voice)