I grew up singing Mexican music, and that’s based on indigenous Mexican rhythms. Mexican music also has an overlay of West African music, based on huapango drums, and it’s kind of like a 6/8 time signature, but it really is a very syncopated 6/8. And that’s how I attack vocals.
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It’s a real conflict for me when I go to a concert and find out somebody in the audience is a republican or fundamental christian.