Burning Spear: ‘Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar’ (video)


I and I all I know
I and I all I say
I and I reconsider
I and I see upfully that
Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar
Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar
Yes Jah

Mas…Burning Spear: ‘Christopher Columbus is a damn blasted liar’ (video)

Mariachi Las Coronelas: David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ (video)


POCHO favorites Mariachi Las Coronellasthe all-mujeres mariachi band from South Texas — continue their musical odyssey as they channel David Bowie’s 1973 Space Oddity, AKA “Ground Control to Major Tomas.”

The band was featured last weekend on Texas Public Radio with an hour long concert broadcast that includes Space Oddity, Theme from the Godfather, La LLorona, some Johnny Cash music, and lots more from bandleader Vanessa Del Fierro and the gang.

PREVIOUSLY ON VANESSA AND MARIACHI LAS CORONELAS:

Mas…Mariachi Las Coronelas: David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ (video)

Rage Against the Machine: Take the Power Back! (#TBT NSFW video)


POCHO amigo Flavio Morales dug this oldie up out of the secret vaults that hold the treasured recordings of his groundbreaking TV program Illegal Interns: Live concert footage from 1997 of Take the Power Back by Rage Against the Machine. [RATM is, indeed, raging so there are many NSFW F-bombs etc. Also, if play it loud you can sing along and no one will know.]

LOS LYRICS:

Mas…Rage Against the Machine: Take the Power Back! (#TBT NSFW video)

ICYMI: Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

[Originally posted Tuesday January 12]

David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well.

Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. [Live club audio with video slideshow.]

Lyrics:

There’s such a sad love
Deep in your eyes.
A kind of pale jewel
Open and closed
Within your eyes.
I’ll place the sky
Within your eyes.

Mas…ICYMI: Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

Mariachi Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)


David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well.

Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. [Live club audio with video slideshow.]

Lyrics:

There’s such a sad love
Deep in your eyes.
A kind of pale jewel
Open and closed
Within your eyes.
I’ll place the sky
Within your eyes.

Mas…Mariachi Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

Out of F-bombs, Foo Fighter Dave Grohl puts ‘Chile Olé’ in a song


At a concert in Chile last week, Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters ran out of F-bombs to drop on stage, so he turned the adoring crowd’s Chile Olé chant into a new song. [NSFW F-bombs.] H/t Remezcla.

PRO TIP FOR ROCK AND ROLL CONCERT PROMOTERS

WHO WANT TO BOOK THE FOO FIGHTERS:

THE BAND IS VERY PARTICULAR ABOUT ITS MEXICAN FOOD REQUIREMENTS,

SO READ THIS TOUR “CONTRACT RIDER” CAREFULLY!

Mas…Out of F-bombs, Foo Fighter Dave Grohl puts ‘Chile Olé’ in a song

Why Goth Latinos love Morrissey and other stories (audio, video)

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NPR’s LatinoUSA (with Maria Hinojosa) writes:

Goth culture. Is it in? Is it out? Do they even care? Hear the stories of three Latinos who found a sense of community in Goth subculture while we try to answer the question of the ages: Why are Latinos obsessed with Morrissey? It’s not just the Pompadour.

Here’s a video of Moz live at Staples Center in Los Angeles in March with the classic Smiths’ song The Boy With The Thorn in His Side. The audience knows all the words and sings along!

Mas…Why Goth Latinos love Morrissey and other stories (audio, video)

PNS*Hot*Flash: Yucatán prays for Russia after meteor


(PNS reporting from MEXICO) This just in: The Yucatán Peninsula is sending thoughts and prayers to the people of the Ural Mountains of Russia impacted by today’s meteorite. “Sixty-six million years ago, one of those pinche asteroids hit me and killed my dinosaurs,” Yucatan told reporters at a hastily-called press conference.  “I am still upset about it.” The Yucatán Peninsula is planning a concert with Juanes and Pitbull to raise funds for the Russian people.

Mas…PNS*Hot*Flash: Yucatán prays for Russia after meteor

Los Brioles: ‘Hombres muertos no hacen ruido al caminar’ (videos)


TGIF Music Videos: Los Brioles are a crazed psychobilly trio from Spain. Dead men, like dead puppies, probably don’t have much fun, but they sure do rock!

But wait — there’s more! Dig this local cholobilly music video from Los Bandits who describe themselves this way:

Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Punk, Spanish guitar, Cumbia, and Mexican music that has an infiltration of Chicano based lyrics.

Mas…Los Brioles: ‘Hombres muertos no hacen ruido al caminar’ (videos)