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Hot Rail

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Hot Rail

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it an A-

Musical magpies with a love for lulling gringo conjuntos, shambling roots rock, and frisky norteno, Calexico defy listeners to settle into a groove. On Hot Rail, the Arizona duo burrows deep into south-of-the-border territory, with authentic waltz-time instrumentals, then warbles murder ballads and emotional road-kill tales that sound like Will Oldham fronting a mariachi band. A-

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