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Ani Cordero's new album is Recordar: Latin American Songs Of Love And Protest.
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June 28, 2014 A founder of the Latin rock band Pistolera, Cordero uses her new solo album, Recordar, to shed light on a time in Latin American history when important voices were silenced.
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March 1, 2012 Pistolera conjures the sounds of the Mexican desert by way of a cold basement in New York City's Chinatown. With the aid of a stellar band and insightful lyrics, songwriter Sandra Velasquez performs the music of her youth in California at the NPR Music offices.
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Pistolera's third album, El Desierto y La Ciudad, comes out July 12.
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July 3, 2011 On its new album, the Brooklyn band works modern elements into its traditional Mexican rancheras, polkas and corridos. Hear El Desierto y la Ciudad in its entirety.
December 4, 2006 New York City-based band Pistolera started playing their brand of high-powered latin folk in 2005 at a party in Brooklyn. "Cazador," off Pistolera's debut album, Siempre Hay Salida, features an electric combination of traditional Mexican music and rock sounds fronted with Spanish lyrics.
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