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Might as well DUMP TRUMP. [Video by SAVE AMERICA.]

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When it comes to Rock en Español, we love De Nalgas y Molotov. In this angry new release, De Nalgas turn the standard lyrics music video upside down by spelling out the Spanish words via memes and social media. The band is sick and tired of Mexico’s hypocrisy and lies and this is their “combat anthem.” “Now more than ever we,” they emailed, “the need to rise up and fight, wave the Mexican flag in fair warning to the government we are no longer afraid.”

Since we’re pochos who can’t espeak Spanish, here’s an official translation: [Mas…]

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Shot in East Austin, Que Pasara features Haydn Vitera, POCHO amiga Vanessa del Fierro, and the one and only Ruben Ramos “El Gato Negro” and celebrates the raza who made America (and Austin) great.

¡Mira los lyrics: [Mas…]

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International star Manu Chao taps a reggae groove to point out that Words of Truth are what we need now.


The song started out in 1947 as Quizás, Quizás, Quizás by Cuban songwriter Osvaldo Farrés. In 1964, Doris Day had a hit with an English version Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps. And now we have Doris’ version sung by an Aztec-looking animated head and Monarch butterflies in this new music video The Time Has Come. What a great time to be alive! [Video by Jose Rene Trevino.]

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Mexican punks De Nalgas are the f*ckers that have come to wake you up. Although the song is ostensibly directed at music business posers, we think it has a wider application. 😉
[NSFW lyrics in Español, adult images.]

Mira los lyrics and [official] translation: [Mas…]

Remember when California had an African-Mexican governor?

by Soy Capitan November 3, 2016 Cultura
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Pio Pico, an African-Mexican, was the last governor of California under Mexican rule. His name is everywhere. There is the city of Pico Rivera, Pico Park, Pico Canyon, and, of course, Pico Boulevard. The corner of Pico and Sepulveda in West Los Angeles even has its own music video:

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Who could ask for more? Oingo Boingo ‘Dead Man’s Party’ (music video)

by EL VIRA November 1, 2016 Cultura
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Oingo Boingo rocks the Dead Man’s Party in this scene from Back to School.

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Salsa band Grupo Descarrilao: Trump is a ‘Bully’ (NSFW music video)

by Soy Capitan October 21, 2016 Cultura
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New York hiphop-rock-salsa band Grupo Descarrilao is beyond ready to stop Donald Trump the Bully. Are you? Register. Vote. VOTOLATINO can help. [NSFW adult language.]

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In ‘El Paso,’ Marty Robbins fell in love with a Mexican girl (video)

by Soy Capitan October 12, 2016 Cultura
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El Paso was a huge hit for Marty Robbins in 1960. It’s the sad tale of two gringos and one mujer — the dark-eyed dancing Felina. Here are the lyrics:

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Neil Young vs the Dakota Access Pipeline: ‘Indian Givers’ (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan September 19, 2016 Cultura
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OG activist Neil Young stands up for the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in this new song and video — Indian Givers. The lyrics include the story of Dale “Happy” American Horse Jr., a Native activist who was busted after chaining himself to a digger machine at the site. Mira los […]

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Los Cenzontles: It takes ‘Every Kind of People’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan September 12, 2016 Cultura
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He was just an ordinary guy, but he had an extraordinary day. Los Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) re-imagine Robert Palmer’s Every Kind of People. PREVIOUSLY ON LOS CENZONTLES:

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Sing along! ‘The Taco Trucks Anthem’ (official lyrics video, toon)

by Comic Saenz September 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Sing along with America! The Taco Trucks Anthem was written on a taco truck napkin by POCHO amigo JIMWiCH and performed by the U.S. Marine Band and friends: Oh beautiful for taco trucks On every corner YES Fresh salsa on tortilla chips Our country God did bless

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Watsky explains this ‘Brave New World’ (NSFW music video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan August 29, 2016 El Now
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Rapper (George) Watsky offers some explanations for our Brave New World. PRO TIP: “Veneficia” means witchcraft. [NSFW F-bombs.] Video by Mexican director Carlos Lopez Estrada. Here are the lyrics:

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Wall of Voodoo: ‘Mexican Radio’ (music video)

by Soy Capitan August 16, 2016 Cultura
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Three and a half million viewers can’t be wrong, right? Wall of Voodoo released Mexican Radio in 1982.

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¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Emiliano Zapata! (music video)

by Soy Capitan August 8, 2016 Cultura
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Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata was born on this day in 1879. POCHO amigo Eric Holland tells one of Zapata’s stories in a song. PREVIOUSLY ON ERIC HOLLAND:

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Guitarist Luis Caballero: ‘Cucurrucucú Paloma (Call of the Dove)’ [video]

by Andalé Mono August 1, 2016 Cultura
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The Mexican pop tune Cucurrucucú Paloma has been on and off the charts since the mid 1950s, usually as a vocal number. This new music video, from guitarist Luis Caballero and friends, re-imagines the love story as a sweet instrumental.

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Tacocat live video: Consuela’s “Psychedelic Quinceañera”

by Soy Capitan July 20, 2016 Cultura

Seattle’s Tacocat explains why Consuela is skipping school today. Long story short: She’s attending a Psychedelic Quinceañera instead. Mira los lyrics:

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DTTX (Bobby Ramirez) and LSOB: ‘Sunday Afternoon’ (1990 video)

by Soy Capitan July 14, 2016 Cultura
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Inland Empire hiphop pioneer DTTX aka Bobby Rivera of Lighter Shade of Brown LSOB. Sunday Afternoon is from Brown & Proud, 1990

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#TBT 1999 Video Classic: Delinquent Habits ‘Tres Delinquentes’

by Soy Capitan July 14, 2016 Cultura
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East Los homies Delinquent Habits made people pay attention with Tres Delinquentes, the music video for a song on their self-titled first studio album. This music video has it all! English, Spanish, Spanglish, hiphop, rap, mariachi, moshing, hynas, scratching, lowriding, little people, Blaxicans, and, of course, burros.

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MADåPPLE goes down to ‘Mexico’ — they still got respect for the dead

by Soy Capitan July 8, 2016 Cultura
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Los Angeles-based analogelectroclash blues band MADåPPLE — the insane lovechild of Stevie Wonder and Tom Waits — goes down to Mexico in this music video. Why Mexico? They’ve still got respect for the dead. New Orleans, too. MADåPPLE is on the Fesibuk.

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Retro rock en Español and enigmatic video: ¡Que ‘Guapo’!

by Soy Capitan June 30, 2016 Cultura
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The perfectly pop-alicious Guapo is from Rafa Cuevas, a visual and musical artist in Mexico City. It’s from his new album The Mexican Way.

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Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus” is now “Mexican Whorehouse”

by Barney Asada June 21, 2016 Cultura
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Now it all makes sense! Depeche Mode’s music video for Personal Jesus takes on new life as Mexican Whorehouse with literal lyrics by MereHay

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Los Cenzontles Do The Pogues: A Pair of Brown Eyes (music video)

by Soy Capitan June 20, 2016 Cultura
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The Cenzontles (The Mockingbirds) reimagine a night at the pub in A Pair of Brown Eyes from Irish band The Pogues. Here’s The Pogues’ original:

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