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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Monte Negro

Posted on Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 4:00 AM

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Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-02-02

The handful of us who bitch about not having enough Latin alternative shows in San Antonio have a reason to stop bitching: a week after Julieta Venegas played at Club Rio, LA’s bilingual powerhouse Monte Negro comes to town. Equal parts the Cure, U2, and Caifanes/Jaguares (at times, singer Kinski Gallo resembles Caifanes leader Saúl Hernández in his prime), Monte Negro is the rare case of a band that actually has the songs to justify both their aggression and the more tender moments of their reportedly intense live performances. The band is touring for Cosmic Twins, their second full-fledged album (after 2008’s Cicatrix and the 2009 Fugitives of pleasure/Pasajeros EP). The band’s edgy new wavish/indie/pop sound stops here before going to Austin, which proves once again that, if you want to play here, you can. $10, 9pm, La Bikina, 3000 N St. Mary’s, 18 & over, (210) 897-5078.

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