Paco de Lucia, born in 1947, was a great Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist from Andalusia. He brought the flamenco from Spain to the world. He is said to have died in the Mexican resort of Cancun as a result of a heart attack on thuesday.Rest in Peace! Listen to his concert live in Pula in 2006:
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!
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
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 http://blogs.amctv.com/breaking-bad/2009/04/los-cuates-de-sinaloa-interview/
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
Calexico is an US-american indie rock band from Texas. Here’s their nice song “Crystal Frontier”:
HopPo! is the name of Café Tacvba frontman Rubén Albarrán’s side project. Albarrán formed this band while Café Tacvba was on break during 2010.