After just two cassette releases, Mexico City's REVUELTA PROPIA seem to have officially called it quits in the late '90s, though the moniker continued as a vehicle for sounds increasingly distant from the classic ska/punk at the band's roots. Hard to say when they actually became inactive, but the point today is this four song cassette from 1998...keyboards, horns, vocals fluidly scat/rapping their way through tracks as equal parts front and hype man. The entire (short) tape burns, but "Las Vueltas de la Vida" as a closer is indescribably infectious, and the energy is so high that even subgenre naysayers (of whom I can be one, I confess) will start to dance.
Twitter will translate for you if you need it, and this link will send you to Topos, a civilian organization created after the 1985 earthquake in Mexico City. No disaster is more or less worthy than any other disaster - despair and desperation know no boundaries - but I love Mexico City and I was there just one week ago, and the visuals are absolutely killing me.