In the past few weeks, the Reader has recommended three dozen Bandcamp releases—and this Friday, the service will again pass its share of revenue along to artists.
Tag: Orkesta Mendoza
Orkesta Mendoza blends vintage sounds to create a groovy boogie-woogie border scene
The first time I saw Orkesta Mendoza was at SXSW about five years ago, and the group had already perfected an enormous, vintage Latin big-band sound and intense, punk-like sensibility unparalleled in the Latin scene. Led by bandleader, singer, and guitarist Sergio Mendoza (a longtime member of Calexico and Devotchka), the Tucson indie mambo group […]
The Reader’s guide to the 2014 World Music Festival
The World Music Festival is the year’s biggest bonanza for globally minded listeners—and all 36 shows are totally free.