Author Archives: Patricia Sanchez

An Alternative Halloween Playlist

By pcsanchez7505 With Halloween two days away, the most tolerable holiday themed music is abundant as we get in the festive mood. Personally, I enjoy creating a dark, Lynchian vibe to get one’s skin crawling, which quite frankly is hard to do with the radio friendly Halloween tunes (and I’m not trying to go full […]

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Arctic Monkeys Romance Outer Space from the Hollywood Bowl

By pcsanchez7505 Not often, but sometimes I wish I were still 21, and my favorite band was still a coveted secret stateside. Just once more, I’d like to see Arctic Monkey at a General Admissions only venue, where you did your best to make it to the front and the whole crowd ignited at the […]

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New Music: Seven Songs to Sooth Your Soul this Autumn.

By pcsanchez7505 The past few weeks have provided folk/indie music fans with a cornucopia of new music to dive into. From Swedish songwriter The Tallest Man on Earth to Echo Park local Bedouine and even classic country veteran Willie Nelson, there is plenty to choose from. For a soothing introduction to these releases, here are […]

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Playlist Alert: The French Press

By pcsanchez7505 From outlaw country to rock n’ roll and so much more, a carefully curated playlist can help get you through your work day. Whether you work from home or you’re stuck in an office, grab some headphones and dive into this week’s featured playlist. This week’s playlist is one of my own creation, […]

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Moon Honey New Release: ‘Mixed Media on Women’

By pcsanchez7505 Jessica Ramsey/Moon Honey @ The Echo To suffice with the label “band” would be a serious disservice to Jess Joy and Andrew Martin, the swamp rockers who make up Moon Honey (your local eclectic Echo Park musicians formerly from the Louisiana bayou). Sure, they are a band, and they make music. But the […]

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A Reluctant Goodbye to the Queen of Soul

By pcsanchez7505 Whether she was singing a cover or an original, you knew as soon as she opened her mouth that the song was meant to be hers. Aretha Franklin had the ability to lay down vocals and command a song with the utmost ease, and yet, at the same time, give into a melody […]

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‘Lightning Round’: New Bad Bad Hats Album Very Very Good

By pcsanchez7505 Minneapolis natives Bad Bad Hats released their sophomore album, ‘Lightning Round,’ on August 3. The new album takes us deeper into the mind and heart of lead vocalist and lyricist Kerry Alexander as she leads us on a bittersweet journey. Alexander of course, is accompanied by band mates Chris Hoge and Connor Davison, […]

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Arctic Monkeys: ‘Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino’

By pcsanchez7505 Arctic Monkeys played their first show in Los Angeles in over five years on May 5 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The month of May has been huge for Arctic Monkeys fans. The band began touring again, making a highly anticipated stop in Los Angeles, and on May 11, they dropped their sixth […]

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ makes Pulitzer Prize History

By pcsanchez7505 On Monday, April 16 Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar made music and Pulitzer Prize history by winning the prestiged award in the category of music for his 2017 album ‘Damn.’ With strong lyrics, well constructed instrumentals and various guest appearances, it’s easy to see why so many music fans and critics agree that ‘Damn’ […]

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Five New Singles You Need to Hear

By pcsanchez7505 If you’re pressed for more music to listen to this month, fear not, there are new singles out with albums following in the next few months. Here are five songs that are great previews to their upcoming albums. 5. “Steampowered Blues” by Phil Cook: Released earlier this month, “Steampowered Blues” is a simple, […]

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