Their name is in Spanish, their sound is distinctly '60s, and they could easily be the next big thing in world music. Brazil's La Pupuņa got the crowd worked up at the club Copa last night with its infectious guitarrada music, essentially a hybrid of surf rock, cumbia, and Caribbean sounds. If you weren't dancing to this last night, you weren't listening. If you didn't have a caipirinha or Mojito in your hand, you missed out:
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