Tucson, Arizona’s Calexico partied under the hot sun this afternoon at our XPoNential Music Festival. The band delivers an indie rock sound that fuses mariachi/Tejano music with more modern sounds like Southwest country music and late 90′s post rock.
Calexico’s set included two new songs: “Quatro” and “When the Angels Play”, off their most recent release, April’s Edge of the Sun. They also reached back into their catalog, playing songs off older albums like Feast of Wire and Algiers. The huge seven-piece band included a wide range of instruments, like lap steel, vibraphone, and glockenspiel. Continue reading →