Author Archives: Patricia Sanchez

Top Songs of 2017

By pcsanchez7505 It’s that time of year again – lists, lists and lists galore all filled with the best music of the year. In a few weeks, I’ll release my top 10 album list for 2017, but before that I’d like to start by picking my top 10 songs of the year. Artists featured in […]

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OK Go: A Visionary Concert Experience

By pcsanchez7505 Visual innovators OK Go played to a nearly sold out show on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the UCLA Royce Hall. The band, celebrating 19 years together, embarked on a family friendly music video and Q&A tour with a stop in Los Angeles. OK Go synchronized their lively performance with 20 of their most […]

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Fotos Y Recuerdos: Google and fans remember a Tejano Queen

By pcsanchez7505 If you used Google earlier this week you might have noticed a short video on the company’s search engine page. You might have clicked it, and if you’re like me and many others, you probably smiled immediately as the tune “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” began, and the story of a young woman played […]

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Ibeyi Find Rhythm in Life and Love

By pcsanchez7505 “You are loved little girl, you are,” sing French-Cuban duo Ibeyi in “Vale,” a single off their new album, “Ash,” released Sept. 29. In a world where there are so many muddled voices shouting over one another, it’s refreshing to hear voices of clarity aimed right at the feminine psyche and conventional thinking. […]

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Bedouine Shares her Perspective on Life and Music

By pcsanchez7505 It took Azniv Korkejian three years of craft, care and a lofty diligence to record her debut album. In that time, Korkejian, who plays under the stage name Bedouine, pieced together a road map of her soul, a sparkling shimmer of nostalgia and self-reflection that leads us to where she is now, nestled […]

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Kesha Offers Us a Rainbow after the Rain

By pcsanchez7505 If you told me five years ago that I’d be writing an album review for Ke$ha, well I wouldn’t believe you. Her pop music was never the kind I could stomach – no offense to the person (every offense to the genre). To me, Ke$ha’s music was an audible representation of a glitter […]

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Creating Change for the Better

By pcsanchez7505 Chicano Batman is one of many bands to cast a stone in political waters. Their 2017 release, ‘Freedom is Free’ includes songs that advocate for equal treatment of all human beings and some that give criticism on capitol greed. This is not a political blog, and I never intended to be a political […]

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Four Upcoming Shows to Catch in L.A.

By pcsanchez7505 While summer is winding down, there are still several shows coming up before we hit fall. From newcomers to veteran musicians, the next 30 days will bring a lot of great music to Southern California including local favorites and longtime acts from around the world. Just in case, you need a few suggestions, […]

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Bedouine Breaks Through with Debut Release

By pcsanchez7505 Azniz Korkejian performing in Hollywood It’s hard to believe Azniv Korkejian’s latest release is also her first. The young artist uses her debut album to pack in a breathtaking amount of perspective and wide-eyed wonderment. Love, wanderlust and solitude dominate this retrofitted folk album, and after hearing Korkejian’s debut work, it’s easy to […]

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Alexandra Savior Captures a Mood

By pcsanchez7505 When you grow up feeling out of place, you can either run and hide or find a way to stand out. Singer/songwriter Alexandra Savior has chosen the latter, starting her music career early. By the time she was 17, she had caught the attention of established musicians and professionals including one Courtney Love. […]

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