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Camilo Lara aka Mexican Institute of Sound has been a KCRW regular for some time, but his live performance this week was a standout set because now he has a band! As he said, he used the “Nirvana equation” — adding a drummer and a bass player, with him singing and playing keys.

It was an energetic dance party that transcended language. And, to me, that’s what music is all about!

He dedicated a song to his native city, “Mexico”, and even brought out a couple old favorites like “El Microfono”. Check it all out in the archives here.

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Mexican Institute of Sound Live on KCRW – Set List

El Jefe
Se Baila Asi
Para No Vivir Desperado
Mexico
Es-Toy
Alocatel
El Microfono
La Kebradita

Camila Lara by Larry Hirshowitz

Camilo and Jason Bentley jump for joy by Larry Hirshowitz

Camilo in action by Larry Hirshowitz

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  • Ross CMR

    If your a fan of Mexican Sound Institute then you should definitely check out these guys called “A Band of Bitches” heres their most recent video http://bit.ly/MtMmBx

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