New Music from 3BallMty… Minus The Botas Picudas

I kind of liked the botas picudas.  It was sort of refreshing to see such a young band doing something so different to represent our cultura.  Yet, as these things tend to happen, especially when we’re talking about such an innovative new music as is the whole música tribal guarachero […]

New Music: Houston’s Own Baby Jay with “Luv & Respect”

Wow!  When I first met Jonathan Gutierrez – better known as Baby Jay these days – he was quite literally just a kid.  I want to say he was 10 or younger, but I don’t remember for sure.  He was definitely a preteen.  I was a stringer for the local […]

New Music: Belanova’s Sueño Electro I & II

Well, not entirely brand new.  Belanova first came on my radar a couple of years ago when they were touring and promoting their mega-hit album Dulce Beat.  That album included chart toppers like Me Pregunto, Por Ti, Rosa Pastel and Niño, which all did relatively well considering they were sort […]

Las Jilguerillas de Michoacan

You know that feeling when something seems so familiar to you even though it really isn’t?  That’s what Las Jilguerillas have always represented to me.  A couple of years ago, probably about 10 or so, I first came across their music.  How or when I don’t really recall now, though […]

New Music: 3BallMTY & Their Cultural Phenomenon Sound

Don’t know how or why it happened, but it’s safe to say that I am now a fan of something called 3BallMTY.  What is it?  I’m not exactly sure myself yet, but it is one of the most infectious music sounds I’ve heard in a while. I think I first […]