Las Cafeteras don't bow to tradition, and it's hard not to love them for it. In 2011 we wrote about how the seven-member east side group was taking flack for playing Veracruz-style Son Jarocho music in ways that some conservative musicians found upsetting; the story got a lot of people in music and academia talking.
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Now, the collective is back with a video for a new song called “Luna Lovers,” which is something of a cross between a Dali short, a Michel Gondry film, and a childhood dream. Whatever the case, it's a pleasure, and West Coast Sound is thrilled to be presenting it for the first time on the internets. Behold!
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