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Displaying items by tag: Latin Music

Josh begins by talking about how the first South American rock bands of the 50s and 60s were all cover bands, often singing in English.

The covers that come out now are more Latinized and musically interesting in his opinion. The first song he plays is his favorite cover from last year by a Mexican band called Los Master Plus. They first broke out with a cumbia version of Kings of Leon's "Sex on Fire", but since Josh is a Radiohead fan, he plays their cumbia cover of Creep, "El Extrano".