For Hacienda, It’s All in the Family

 
 
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From San Antonio, Texas, Hacienda is made up of brothers Abraham (piano/vocals), Jaime (drums/vocals) and Rene Villanueva (bass/vocals) along with cousin Dante Schwebel (guitar/vocals). The latest album Shakedown, like the previous two, was produced byDan Auerbach of The Black Keys. On the day of release, we were able to grab some valuable time with the guys for a Last.fm Session at The Bowery Electric in New York City. The guys listenership at Last.fm of 101, 639 fans have given them 462, 9247 plays.

Hacienda – Don’t Keep Me Waiting

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First started out with a slow groove, with a stomp added to it making sound very Kinks-like. It’s the current live show closer.


Hacienda – Natural Life

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This song screams out the influence that Stax Records has had on the band. Drummer Jaime  is a huge fan of Al Jackson, Jr. from Booker T. & The MG’s. Like they are used to doing, they knocked this one out in the studio really quickly.


Hacienda – Don’t Turn Out The Light

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The original conception of this was a “groove” song, in a Motown vibe, much like The Supremes. But producer Dan Auerbach suggested to speed the tune up a bit.


Hacienda chats with Last.fm

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Hacienda website and Last.fm page