Alla: Chicano Fusion : World Cafe The Mexican-American band Alla (pronounced AH-ya) is a Chicano trio whose blend of psychedelic pop and Latin rhythms propels its debut album, Es Tiempo, to impressive heights.
NPR logo

Alla: Chicano Fusion

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/91561007/91548223" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Alla: Chicano Fusion

Alla: Chicano Fusion

Alla: Chicano Fusion

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/91561007/91548223" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Song List

  • "Es Tiempo"
  • "Tu Vida!"

Alla. Selena Salfen hide caption

toggle caption
Selena Salfen

The Mexican-American band Alla (pronounced AH-ya) is a Chicano trio whose blend of psychedelic pop and Latin rhythms propels its music to impressive heights. Now based in Chicago, the band demonstrates its talent for fusion throughout its debut album, Es Tiempo (It's Time). Written and produced over the course of four years, the disc borrows inspiration from bossa nova, Motown, and traditional Mexican harmonies to create a sound that's as flavorful as it is fun.

Web Resources

Purchase Featured Music

Buy Featured Music

Album
Es Tiempo
Artist
Allá
Label
Crammed Disc
Released
2008

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?