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Los Lobos

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Los Lobos

Profile by Don Snowden, Musician, May 1983

THE SET PASSES the midway point without incident when a commotion suddenly breaks out in the packed, sweat-drenched crowd on the dance floor. Rival gangs ...

East LA Rocks!

Report and Interview by Dave Zimmer, BAM, 1 July 1983

But bands find it's a long way from the Barrio to Hollywood... ...

Latino Bands

Overview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 8 January 1984

EVER SINCE Ritchie Valens rocketed into the national spotlight a quarter century ago with 'La Bamba', Los Angeles' Latino musicians have made repeated attempts to ...

Los Lobos: How Will The Wolf Survive? (Slash/Warner Bros.)

Review by Don Waller, Los Angeles Times, 25 November 1984


Los Lobos: How Will The Wolf Survive?

Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 10 December 1984

THE EAST L.A. musical landscape is littered with one hit wonders who plunged back to obscurity as swiftly as they escaped from it, but the ...

Los Lobos: Hour Of The Wolves

Interview by Gene Santoro, Downbeat, April 1985

FROM THE beginning, the real "news" about rock & roll has been the way it's ransacked, revitalized, and rearranged the musical styles that gave birth ...

Los Lobos

Profile and Interview by Michael Goldberg, Rolling Stone, 11 April 1985

East L.A.'s favorite sons can play everything from blues to Tex-Mex ...

Los Lobos: Lords of the Barrio

Interview by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 20 April 1985

Suddenly, LOS LOBOS are shaping up to be stars with their LP How Will The Wolf Survive and scorching single 'Don't Worry Baby'. Adam Sweeting ...

Los Lobos: By The Light of the Moon (Slash)

Review by Don Snowden, The Boston Phoenix, 27 January 1987

‘ONE TIME One Night’ kicks off Los Lobos's By The Light of the Moon (Slash) with such instantly riveting command and power that it seems ...

Los Lobos: Charing Cross Road Astoria, London

Live Review by Andy Gill, Sounds, 14 February 1987


Los Lobos: By The Light Of The Moon (Warner Bros 1-25523)

Review by Gene Santoro, Downbeat, April 1987

BY NOW it should be pretty damn clear to anybody with ears that these guys are no novelty act ready to fade back into the ...

Los Lobos: A Story of Survival

Interview by Mark Rowland, Musician, April 1987

YOU CAN'T say Los Lobos is special just because they've been together thirteen years, or because most of the band has known one another since ...

What's wrong with this instrument? Nothing!

Overview by John Morthland, High Fidelity, August 1987

The rehabilitation of the accordion: American pop's got a squeeze-box. ...

Los Lobos: The Company Of Wolves

Interview by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 8 August 1987

It's Tex-Mex, tortilla chips with everything and a large helping of Mexican folklore with Los Lobos, who reached numero uno in the charts with a ...

Los Lobos: La Pistola y El Corazon

Review by Geoffrey Himes, The Washington Post, 14 October 1988

THE DIFFERENCE between Linda Ronstadt's recent album of Mexican folk standards and Los Lobos' new album of Mexican folk standards, La Pistola y El Corazon, ...

Los Lobos: Just Another Band From East L.A. — A Collection

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, November 1993

BOX SETS generally exhaust you with their completeness; greatest-hits albums worship a few select songs. ...

Los Lobos: Wild Gift

Profile and Interview by Richard Gehr, Spin, June 1996

Years down the road, Los Lobos defy all odds, making the most radically experimental music of their career. Richard Gehr hones in on their secret ...

Los Lobos: Greek Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 13 October 1997

From Blues-Based Riffs to Norteño, Los Lobos Deliver an Intense Set ...

Los Lobos: Just Another Band From East L.A./El Cancionero – Mas y Mas

Review by Geoffrey Himes, Rolling Stone, 9 November 2000

The rare first album and a new four-disc set from the Mexican-American greats ...

The Entertainers: Learning from Los Lobos

Review by Nick Hornby, The New Yorker, 23 April 2001

WHAT A PIECE OF WORK is a boxed set! How infinite(ish) in faculty! In action, how like an angel! ...

How The Wolf Survived: Los Lobos’ 30-Year Ride

Sleeve notes by Roy Trakin, Hollywood Records, 2004

"Someday I will go home /And I’ll find peace in the house/Of my heavenly father." (‘Someday’) ...

Los Lobos: 30 Years of Eclectic Rock

Review and Interview by Bud Scoppa, Paste, 1 June 2004

IN AN OLD BRICK BUILDING on the gritty end of Sunset Boulevard, the five members of Los Lobos are nearing the end of a day ...

Los Lobos: The Ride

Review by Joe Nick Patoski, Harp, September 2004

WHEN IT COMES to defining American music over the past quarter century, no band comes close to Los Lobos. ...

Los Lobos: Tin Can Trust

Review by Pete Paphides, The Times, 6 August 2010

Another quality offering from the L.A. outfit who once styled themselves "just another band" – but are definitely not. ...

Los Lobos: Tin Can Trust

Review and Interview by Bud Scoppa, Uncut, September 2010

East LA's finest return to their roots and deliver a landmark album ...

The Other Side of '80s L.A. Rock

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2018

THE IMAGE OF Los Angeles rock in the '80s is imprinted like a tacky tattoo: bands with poofed-up hair and eyeliner, girls with poofed-up hair ...


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