Springing out of Mexico City's increasingly fertile punk underground, Los de Abajo was formed by vocalist Liber Ter+ín, guitarist Vladimir Garnica, bassist Carlos Cortez, saxophone player Dami+ín Portugal, and keyboardist Carlos Cuevas plus percussionist/drummers Yocupitzio Arellano and Gabriel El+¡as. Originally playing Latin ska, the group became increasingly political and punk-inspired during 1993-1994. Los de Abajo recorded and released two cassette albums before being signed by Luaka Bop for their 1998 self-titled album. The band began embracing traditional Latin forms with 2002's Cybertropic Chilango Power, and released its first live album, Complete & Live (L.A./04), three years later. LDA v. the Lunatics followed in 2006. ~ John BushPortions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation.
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