"('Tormenta') continues the band’s bicultural musical direction with a cover of the Ramones’ “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend,” sung in both English and Spanish, as well as “Piedras Negras,” a remake of the 1954 corrido “La Inundación de Piedras Negras,” by Santiago Jiménez, Sr. The album’s best songs, however, are the restrained yet fun-loving rock-and-roll originals, which occasionally venture into social commentary on racism and the drug wars."  Read the review here.

 

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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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