Hear the Savage Mix of The Krayolas' "Cry Cry, Laugh Laugh" and listen to the whole album on The Orchard.

Unearthed from the vaults - a song recorded 25 years ago, now released to give everyone hope (and something to listen to) during the enforced stay-at-home routine we're all enduring. Keep the faith!

Our tribute to our late father is now available on Spotify.

The Krayolas and Big Star featured on the same interview program "Texas Music Matters" on NPR affiliate KUTX.  That's a pretty cool deal.

kut_logo-1Hector Saldana and Luvine Elias of the Krayolas talk about the West Side sound on NPR affiliate KUT: "San Antonio Soul," the music that came out of San Antonio in the 1960s.

1. San Antonio Soul     

"The Krayolas’ resurgence evolved from feel-good story into full-scale phenomenon, as the band reached No. 1 on Amazon’s Top Latin Digital Albums chart, No. 2 on its Top International Digital Albums chart and fluctuated between No. 14 and No. 20 on Amazon’s all-genre Top 100 Digital Albums chart."

"The Krayolas are gaining worldwide attention."

"Who writes classic, memorable pop-rock melodies anymore?  The kind the Beatles or Big Star excelled at.  The kind that get locked in your head and play on a very pleasurable loop.  The Krayolas of San Antonio, Texas do.  They're my fave American rock 'n' roll band of the 21st Century.  Leader Hector Saldana has no doubt learned from Lennon/McCartney, Pete Townshend, Ray Davies and the rest -- in addition to fellow homeboy Sir Doug Sahm -- but he's an original.  You hear a track and you go 'Hey, that's Hector.'  Today San A

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"Texas garage rock legends The Krayolas -- genuine, Mexified, San Antonio rock 'n' roll stars -- return to South By Southwest Music + Media Conference with a new EP that captures all the fun and no-borders range that made them famous."

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    Known as the Tex-Mex Beatles, the Chicano garage rockers have garnered flattering comparisons to the Fab Four, Bob Dylan, the Who, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe and Warren Zevon. The Krayolas have been profiled in Texas Monthly, The Washington Post, New York Times, The New Yorker, Paste, Pollstar, Rolling Stone, NPR’s “All Things Considered,” “Alt-Latino” and MTV, and are regulars on SIRIUS XM “Little Steven’s Underground Garage,” Dave Marsh’s “Kick Out the Jams,” KUTX and Ray Wylie Hubbard’s “Roots and Branches of Americana.”

    In 2014, the Krayolas were inducted into the Texas Music Office’s South Texas Music Walk of Fame.

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