Calexico

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Calexico

(kəlĕk`sĭkō), city (1990 pop. 18,633), Imperial co., S Calif., at the Mexican border; inc. 1908. A port of entry from adjacent MexicaliMexicali
, city (1990 pop. 438,377), capital of Baja California state, NW Mexico, across the border from Calexico, Calif. Once noted chiefly as the center of a cotton- and cereal-raising area, it also has experienced since the late 20th cent.
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, Baja California, it is also a trade center for the southern part of the fertile Imperial ValleyImperial Valley,
fertile region in the Colorado Desert, SE Calif., extending S into NW Mexico. Once part of the Gulf of California, most of the region is below sea level; its lowest point is −232 ft (−71 m) at the southern shore of the Salton Sea. Receiving only c.
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. Tourism is central to Calexico's economy; smuggling has long been a problem.
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From this side of the Atlantic, the distance between Tucson and Mexico City might not seem like much, but for frontman Joey Burns it made a world of difference.
Calexico Edge Of The Su THE ninth studio album from the Tucson-based group fronted by Joey Burns and multi-instrumentalist John Convertino.
Centre Row: With (partially hidden) Lee KangHyo, Sue Acheson, Sadhana Peterson, Jon Curnoe and Joey Burns and Yuri Wedenhofer preparing the clay and the kiln.
The documentary contains archival footage of television interviews with the enigmatic and often difficult Fahey, as well as interviews with those he worked with at various record labels and with such admirers as Pete Townshend of the Who, Chris Funk of the Decemberists and Joey Burns of Calexico.
5pm doors open: GET OUT THE VOTE CONCERT AND RALLY FOR RON BARBER with Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkestra, Joey Burns & Jacob Valenzuela of Calexico, Salvador Duran and Kevin Pakulis Band featuring Amy Langley.
The ten space cakes of heavily patterned, layered piano music that make up Salon des Amateurs--propelled by drums from Samuli Kosminen of Mum and Joey Burns and John Conventino of Calexico (with" Grammy winner Hillary Hahn lending the occasional stripe of violin)--hold sound cycles for near-excruciating length before gently tweaking them to elicit waves of revelation.
Factory Records) features Calexico's Joey Burns and John Convertino plus Gretchen Peters among the cast of friends.
THE PANICS: Cruel Guard Verdict: PANICS frontman Joe Laffer's husky, weary delivery is instantly reminiscent of Luna's Dean Wareham or Calexico's Joey Burns, and the band's atmospheric mid-paced rock also bears comparison to those bands.
West End could not add to their tally despite Joey Burns making his presence felt in and around the box.
Elsewhere, Lovesong Of The Buzzard will have you digging out those old Ian Matthews albums, and listen out for Lambchop's Paul Niehaus and Calexico's Joey Burns among the collective talents on show.
Arizona-based indie rock band founded by Joey Burns and John Convertino and named after a city in California.
John Convertino, perfect beats, and Joey Burns, lyrics and licks, are the backbone and heart of Calexico.