Pistolera http://kunc.org en Pistolera: Tiny Desk Concert http://kunc.org/post/pistolera-tiny-desk-concert How exactly do you conjure the sounds of the Mexican desert from a cold basement in New York City's Chinatown? Check in with <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/147459600/pistolera" target="_blank">Pistolera</a> to find out.<p>The motivation was a longing for Mexican music on the part of the band's principal songwriter and lead vocalist, Sandra Velasquez, a California native who was studying music in New York. Her solution: to form a band that played the music of her youth. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Felix Contreras 23244 at http://kunc.org Pistolera: Tiny Desk Concert