Perez Prado

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    The 13 Worst Songs to Listen to While High

    In the world of random audio hallucination, there's the shit and then there's, well, shit. While I own some terrible stoner tunes, mere good taste, as everyone knows, goes for little in a world of thin walls, car audio, American Idol, and an ongoing '90s revival. Drunk or sober, bent or straight, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Monday's Pick: 'Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos'

    ​'Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos'Yoshi's S.F.8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $10-$18The American melting pot has wrought some mighty odd alloys: Machito and Perez Prado, for example, had the pre-rock 'n' roll generations dancing the mambo and rumba. But not all those sounds' purveyors were of Latino extraction. A very ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    In Store: Grooves Still Gets Goosebumps Over Vinyl

    ​ In Store spotlights San Francisco's quirkiest, most beloved, weirdest, and/or otherwise-most-interesting record stores. Our city's unmistakable friskiness and cultural capital emanate from those dusty, creaky, hard-to-find, money-losing, insanely huge, hilariously small, and often-crowded (at l ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 8, 2005

    Rhythm Nation

    The passionate beat and sultry scene of Mambo overcome a weak script

  • Calendar

    April 18, 2001

    Mambo Kings

    West Coast Latin jazz

  • Music

    November 13, 1996
  • Music

    January 3, 1996

    The Book of Lists

    SF Weekly contributors salute the best (and worst) music of 1995

  • Music

    October 18, 1995

    The Beat of a Different Drummer

    Bongo king Armando Peraza

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