• Glenn Wilson
    69
    Nate: I’ve debated writing about this for some time, but since a neighbor was enjoying some fine songs by KISS, Queen, and The Cranberries this morning, I thought today’s the day. I’m not sure why, but I’m always a bit tickled when I hear English-language music here.

    If you hear music from a passing car or in a nearby business or home, it is very often traditional Mexican music or Spanish-language pop music. The main things I hear are Norteño music (which is basically a Mexican polka) and Spanish-language pop and hip hop. So maybe the music in English just strikes me as out of place.

    We live mostly amongst family homes, but there’s a tienda on our street, a mechanic shop, and a couple of other nearby businesses. Around lunchtime one or two of them may play some music, and it’s usually some type of Norteño music. This week, however, there was a real lunchtime battle going on between Norteño and Ricky Martin. ...

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  • Bob Broughton
    11
    You should have gone to the Sir Paul McCartney concert in CDMX in 2017. A crowd of 80,000 in Azteca Stadium, mostly Mexicans, and all ages. They knew all the words to all the songs.
    If Sir Paul comes around again, don't miss it.
  • Lisa Rall
    1
    Are you aware of the FM radio station out of Dolores Hidalgo that plays lots of American rock n roll? I think it's 89.7. It's a mish mash of styles and genres, but there's some good classic rock sprinkled in there, too.
  • Bob Broughton
    11

    No, I did not know about Magnética (call letters XHPECD). I'm listening to it right now via Shoutcast: https://streamingv2.shoutcast.com/magneticaxhpecd
    They are also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MagneticaXHPECD/
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