Let me preface this with a little edu-macation: Rock en español devotees are known as “rockeros”. The music sounds a lot like 80’s music/new wave/synthpop/punk - it is common practice for DJ’s to interweave The Cure, Berlin, Depeche Mode, A-ha, Blondie, Flock of Seagulls… on and on… you get the picture.
So last week, as I strolled home from Target, I noticed the restaurant at the Hyatt had changed - it used to be called Belluno and it sucked hard! The new name was very familiar, JC Fandango. The rest of the way home, I replayed memories from the era between the ages of 18-22, when Liz, Sandy, Teresa and I, and occasionally a few others, scoured the southland for rock en español clubs. We mostly frequented Carlos O’Brien’s in downtown
Saturday afternoon, I convinced Liz to drive down from
I forgot how much I liked this music and how it brought me closer to my best friends. I’ll be downloading all of my favorite songs this week and Liz and I are planning on bringing the old crew. Hopefully we come to the point where we don’t have to refer to it as the old crew… drop the old and just call it the crew. I dug up these pictures… [cough… cruel intentions… cough]