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Getting Personal With: XIXA

The Beatles got their start playing 50s R&B hits. Bob Dylan's earliest years were spent cycling through traditional folk songs. For Tuscon's XIXA, the Peruvian style of cumbia known as "chicha" was the catalyst from which their unique sound devel...
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XIXA – Bloodline

XIXA Bloodline   FOR FANS OF Calexico, Giant Sand SOUNDS LIKE Doing peyote at a dance party in the desert WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT About halfway through Bloodline, XIXA completely lets loose on "Pressures of Mankind". A distorted rhythm ...

New Releases: 2.26.16

While this week's releases may be lacking in big names, there's a lot to be excited about. Santa Fe's own Lone Piñon's Trio Nuevomexicano is a marvelous debut. I've been constantly listening to an advance of XIXA's Bloodline, which features members o...