local artist to: portland oregon
riyl: acoustic, folk, chick singer, jade castrinos of edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros
etc: we saw them open for horse feathers and i liked the strong female voice
luz elena mendoza is a pisces goddess who plays under the name y la bamba. based out of portland, oregon, she graces the west coast with her haunting, angelic voice. her dark, minimalistic mexican-inspired experimental folk songs engage the listener in a realm of the dreamy solitude of a very old soul.
the band’s new album, “lupon”, was released on september 28th, 2010 on portland label tender loving empire. last.fm
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