RODRIGO Y GABRIELA

Rodrigo Y Gabriela

2006-11-27

Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero met as teenagers in a Mexico City thrash metal band and have been playing together ever since, mostly acoustic duo guitar. Now based in Dublin, the two have gotten the attention of Irish pubs, radio stations and music labels, opening for artists as diverse as folksinger Damian Rice, jazzman Courtney Pine and the Buena Vista Social Club. They're known for their lightening speed on the guitars, heard best on "Tamacun" (#1), "Vikingman" (#3), "Ixtapa" (#5) and 'P.P.A." (#9). In addition, check out their versions of "Stairway to Heaven" (#6) and Metallica's "Orion" (#7). MJVD

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 01/2006

    IARLA O LIONAIRD
    Invisible Fields

  • reviewed 10/2004

    dZihan & Kamien
    Live in Vienna

  • reviewed 12/2011

    RENE LOPEZ
    E.L.S.

  • reviewed 07/2007

    KARLEX
    Ghetto Fabulous

  • reviewed 06/2010

    SERGIO MENDES
    BOM TEMPO

  • reviewed 03/2007

    The Prodigals
    Dreaming In Hell's Kitchen

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.