Arizona

REVIEW XIXA – The Code

By 08 May, 2019

The ‘rediscovery’ of Peruvian tropical nuggets over the last dozen years has led not only to some amazing reissues and compilations but also to a fascinating and vibrant resurgence of artists and bands influenced by the music. Much... Read Article

REVIEW Orkesta Mendoza – ¡Vamos A Guarachar!

By 07 December, 2016

Perhaps there is something about the borderlands setting of Tucson, Arizona, that inspires musicians to experiment with a variety of sounds. The Tucson-based rock bands Giant Sand and Calexico have developed reputations for their shifting approaches and genre... Read Article

Brand New Cumbia from Calexico!

By 04 February, 2015

Well I guess we shouldn’t be too surprised that Americana group Calexico have turned to cumbia. After all, their previous head honcho Howe Gelb already hit upon the style a few years ago when Giant Giant Sand recorded... Read Article