punk

A musical reminder from Alice Bag: “‘No!’ means ‘No!'” (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan March 4, 2016 Cultura
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L.A. punk pioneer Alice Bag (plus friends Allison Wolfe and Rhea Tepp) want to remind the boys that No Means No. Check out the lyrics:

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*OOPS Welcome to Mexico City’s weekly ‘anarco-punk’ meetup (video)

by JUAN E. ROTTEN October 5, 2015 Cultura
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UH OH! It looks like the video got pulled and the account of the uploader got shut down for reasons. Sorry, pochos. We didn’t do it. We’re victims, too. 🙁 The punks come every week to celebrate feminism, animal liberation, not buying from trans-national corporations, and the do-it-yourself ethic.

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Great Pochos in Music: Mink DeVille’s Ruben Sigüenza (live video)

by Victor Payan October 31, 2014 Cultura
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San Francisco soul rockers Mink DeVille were the house band at New York’s legendary CBGBs, the epicenter of punk, from 1975-1977. Their bassist was Ruben Sigüenza, brother of Culture Clash funnyman Herbert Sigüenza. This makes him the first Central Americans in punk rock, and one of the Great Pochos in Music. Check out Raul’s Spanish […]

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The Chavez Ravine’s hardcore musical tour of ‘Los Angeles’ (video)

by MOON GUAC October 20, 2014 Cultura
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When you’re named after an infamous chapter in L.A. history, like the band The Chavez Ravine, your musical tour of the City of Angels would be pretty hard core too! ¡Mira Los Angeles! What’s the story on this band? Their Facebook esplains:

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Russki electropunks Barto live at a Yucatan mezcaleria (video)

by MOON GUAC August 21, 2014 Cultura
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Barto, Барто in Russki, an electropunk combo from Saint Petersburg, rocks the Chalupa “Hostal & Mezcalería” in this new video. The “hostal” is in Tulum in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, on the Yucutan Peninsula. Also, luchadores. Schizflux reports: Their arrival on the scene prompts the managers of wholesome pastime to just in case […]

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Brazil TV guy tries to punk Mexicans with extra-picante salsa (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN June 24, 2014 Cultura
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When a Brazilian TV guy tries to prank visiting Mexican futbol fans with what he thinks is super-spicy salsa, it turns out the joke is actually on him. What’s uber picante in Brazil, tu sabes, ranks as “meh” to Mexicanos. One intended victim actually thinks Brazil-boy’s salsa is kind of “sweet.” PREVIOUSLY ON SALSA:

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Alt.surf.punk.cumbia? Thee Commons: ‘Sunburn at Midnight’ (video)

by MOON GUAC November 20, 2013 Cultura
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The band is Thee Commons from East Los and they debut officially on BrotherScienceTV’s Rewind on YouTube today. Since you asked, it’s Lion on guitar, Monkey on drums and Wolf on bass.

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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz reveals what’s in his bag (video)

by MOON GUAC May 21, 2013 Cultura
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POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz not only draws and writes stuff but he has admitted to occasional episodes of skanking, and, yes, even moshing. In this video for the Amoeba Music chain, openly-Latino Alcaraz talks about his love for classic ska, vintage mambo and soul music.

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When Xenia Rubinos gets going, she’s a ‘Whirlwind’ (music video)

by MOON GUAC May 7, 2013 Cultura
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She’s a Puerto Rican-Cuban singing pocha from Connecticut and no one makes music with the intensity she does. Here’s the latest from the astounding Xenia Rubinos — Whirlwind.

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Prankster punks Speech 101 class with bogus Mexican accent (video)

by Verdana Bold November 28, 2012 Cultura
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Comedian Jose Barrientos‘s fake Mexican accent was so convincing he had his entire Speech 101 class fooled, except for this one blonde woman (she claimed later.) (NSFW audio.)

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Local pochos punk Internet with prom photo gallery prank

by TAO CHONES May 17, 2012 El Now
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A couple of Redondo Beach Union High School pochos punked online photo galleries across America by submitting the same prom picture over and over for inclusion in local listings. 2011 prom photos of Albert Morales and Gabriela Peraza appeared on sites in Florida, New Jersey, Atlanta, and Minnesota among others. “We just wanted to have […]

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Mariachi el Bronx: ‘Cell Mates’ and ‘Revolution Girls’ (music videos)

by La Chata April 6, 2012 Cultura
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La Chata’s Music Box TGIF Music Video: Check out L.A. punk band The Bronx who also released a mariachi album disguised as grupo Mariachi el Bronx. They featured this surprising love song, Cell Mates. The band performed their song Revolution Girls on Letterman — and we have that video below.

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Punk pioneer Alice ‘Bag’ Velasquez tells all in ‘Violence Girl’ (videos)

by JUAN E. ROTTEN March 28, 2012 Cultura
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Alicia Velasquez AKA “Alice Bag” — music scene pioneer in first-wave L.A. punk band The Bags — went on the road this winter to promote her autobiography Violence Girl. After a record store appearance, she answered a few questions for Punk Globe magazine. Here’s the interview and the “trailer” for her book. Yes, books have trailers. […]

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Lost Acapulco: ‘Miradas De Amor’ (old-school long board surf music)

by Comic Saenz March 14, 2012 Cultura
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Hang ten, pochos, with this super mellow old-school surf guitar instrumental from Lost Acapulco, the Mexico City surf, garage and punk band.

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Great Pochos in Music: Black Flag’s Ron Reyes, ROBO and Dez Cadena

by Victor Payan March 10, 2012 Cultura
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Formed in 1976, Hermosa Beach hardcore band Black Flag busted out as one of the earliest and angriest voices from the SoCal punk scene. Known for intensely fast and aggressive playing, Black Flag earned its notoriety with several influential Pocho members in the band, including Colombian-born drummer ROBO (Julio Roberto Valverde Valencia) and two early […]

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‘Demolición’: Pioneer surf punk from Los Saicos (Peru, 1965)

by Comic Saenz January 30, 2012 Cultura
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Wikipedia: Los Saicos were a Peruvian garage rock band that has come to be considered one of the most original and influential Latin American bands of the 1960s. The Psychos released six singles (but no album) between 1965 and 1966, all songs being originals by band members Erwin Flores and Rolando Carpio. This single, Demolición, […]

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