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First Listen: Grupo Fantasma, 'American Music Vol. VII'

The nine-piece Latin funk band's new album is a perfectly executed bi-cultural statement, made for the millions of people who love mariachi as much as James Brown.
Grupo Fantasma's American Music Vol. VII comes out March 29 via Blue Corn Music. Source: Sarah Bork Hamilton

American music can mean many things depending on the part of America you're experiencing. For much of the Southwest, the American sound includes — and that's just what we hear on by , a prolific nine-piece Latin funk outfit from Austin, Texas.

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