Nerd Music Meltdown #50: Mariachi Entertainment System

Can you believe we made it to FIFTY episodes of our Nerd Music Meltdown podcast? We did it and we celebrate and have a special guest: the founder of Mariachi Entertainment System, David Ortiz. 

MES is the brainchild of David and a collective of longtime Texas-based mariachi players with a mission to take mariachi to the masses by combining it with beloved video game music to create some incredible arrangements. We talk about that, playing at MAGFest with David Wise, Mega ManFinal Fantasy VII, and David’s thoughts on Cinco de Mayo. 

Before that, Kent kicks off by reminiscing about this podcast and what it’s accomplished, and gives thoughts on current events with COVID-19 and how it’s going to change events once it’s okay to go to them, including what’s going on with Ongaku Overdrive. 

Get more Mariachi Entertainment System at mariachimes.com. Want to get new episodes of Nerd Music Meltdown before anyone else? Subscribe on patreon.com/ongakuoverdrive.

“The Meltdown” theme by RoboRob.

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