Monday, November 19, 2007

Hit the Books

If you're craving more information on Latin Alternative music and happen to grasp concepts better by reading a book, Ernesto Lechner has got you covered.

In his book Rock en Español: The Latin Alternative Rock Explosion, Lechner gives an in-depth account of the rock en Español movement through past interviews, spending time with the artists, and watching their concerts. With chapters on Café Tacvba, Aterciopelados, Soda Stereo, Julieta Venegas, Mala Rodríguez, Nortec Collective, and other top acts, Lechner takes readers on a tour through the genre giving newcomers a proper introduction and fans an opportunity to appreciate their good taste.

The book also includes a forward by Saul Hernandez, lead singer of Caifanes, and a list of 100 essential albums. To order your own copy click here.

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