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Pistolera

Determining their music as “Latin alt-folklorico,” Brooklyn quartet Pistolera fuse traditional Mexican folk forms like rancheras and corridos to contemporary indie rock and roll styles. Vocalist and guitarist Sandra Lilia Velasquez, accordion participant Maria Elena, bassist Inca B. Satz, and drummer Ani Cordero are like Los Lobos for the indie era, or even a first rung on the ladder for indie rockers who discover famous brands Manu Chao as well forbidding. Produced in past due 2004, the quartet started on New York’s indie-world music fusion picture alongside serves like Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello and neo-Afro-beat big music group Antibalas, after that quickly graduated towards the world-wide folk celebration circuit. Carrying out a well-received live EP from the summertime of 2005, Pistolera’s self-released debut record, Siempre Hay Salida (ALMOST ALWAYS THERE IS a means Out, approximately), premiered to favorable testimonials in nov 2006.

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