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Los Lobos: ‘La Bamba gave us an identity crisis’ | Music

Los Lobos reached pop’s pinnacle in 1987 when their cover of La Bamba, recorded for a film of the same name, reached No 1 around the world. On their way up, and indeed back down the other side, the Los Angeles roots-rockers have mastered multiple musical styles during nearly 50 years together – from traditional Mexican folk to jump blues and avant-rock – and have earned 11 Grammy nominations (with three wins), working or appearing with Paul Simon, the Clash, film-maker Robert Rodriguez and more along the way.

Now, to move forward, Los Lobos decided to look back.

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Ecological Art Infused by Memoir and Identity



Curated by Eileen Jeng Lynch and installed on either side of Wave Hill’s Sunroom Project Space, Gyun Hur’s So we can be near and Shoshanna Weinberger’s Fragments of Perception speak to one another in their subtle use of materials, particularly mirrored glass, as well as their thematic concern with how the forces of history and environment shape personal and familial identity. More than just resonating with one another, the two installations fit within a trend of contemporary eco-minded art that poetically finds its form through a combination of historical archaeology and oblique autobiography. Such works are notable not only because

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