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Cataldo Reflects on Youth in New Album

By pcsanchez7505 Forget previous notions about the complexities of life. You won’t need them, or at least, you won’t be thinking of them while listening to ‘Keepers,’ Cataldo’s fifth album. The album is never too complicated or out of reach, even when it does evolve into something less carefree. And it’s a different direction for […]

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Songs for the Likeminded and Empowered: A Women’s Month Playlist

By pcsanchez7505 March is a special time for me, not just because it’s my birthday month, but also because it’s the national month to celebrate women’s history. Throughout the years, women have fought for the right to vote, the right to work and receive equal pay and the right to be treated equally in society. […]

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Country, Pop and Rock Oh My!

By pcsanchez7505 It’s hard to contain my enthusiasm when some of my favorite bands and musicians are on the cusp of releasing new work. Willie Nelson, Cataldo and Spoon are among the many talented artists releasing music over the next few months. Preceding the new releases are toe tapping new singles. 5. “Sit Next to […]

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Chicano Batman Dive into the Political Waters

By pcsanchez7505 East Los Angeles band Chicano Batman has long been a local favorite. The four-piece group captures the spirit of genres from the past while still having strong roots in the present. Their Hispanic background influences their musical style, and the four young men showcase the potential of the American melting pot by blending […]

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Brace Yourself … Music Is Coming

By pcsanchez7505 Music fans and ‘Game of Thrones’ fans rejoice — there is something new and exciting coming your way. While winter is well over in Southern California, you’ll still want to brace yourself for an exciting and one of a kind musical experience. Thanks to Live Nation and HBO, the ‘Game of Thrones’ world […]

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Starting the Conversation One Song at a Time

By pcsanchez7505 Photo Courtesy of Olden Yolk/Pitch Perfect I often say music is a powerful tool. It’s a catalyst to change and promotes healing, empowerment, happiness and so much more. It helps us cope with daily struggles and cherish beautiful moments. The power music carries is often on an intangible level, though, affecting us on […]

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Five New Songs to Freedom

By pcsanchez7505 As we move into February we already have new music and the promise of several new albums to come out in the next few months. While some artists are using their music to make social commentary about current events, others are bringing us a much needed distraction. Both are equally as important, though. […]

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‘Migration’ Marks a New Chapter for Bonobo’s Simon Green

By pcsanchez7505 Photo via Ninja Tune UK producer Simon Green, better known by his stage name Bonobo, makes remarkable strides in his music with the release of ‘Migration.’ The 12-track album is proof of Green’s maturation in sound and concept, as he turns the dizzy and often incomplete feeling tunes of his past into full-fledged […]

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New Shins Singles Bring More Anticipation Over Upcoming Album

By pcsanchez7505 It’s been a long, long road for the Shins so far. The American indie band has gone through a multitude of musicians to make up a talented, yet often changing line up. Through it all though, the band’s front man James Mercer continues to push on. Mercer, the group’s founding member, comes into […]

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Top 10 Albums of 2016

By pcsanchez7505 As we head into 2017, there is a lot to reflect on. Throughout 2016, we saw the passing of many talented, iconic and unique musicians. David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Glen Frey (The Eagles), Prince and Leonard Cohen were just a few of the wonderful voices we lost. We also saw a large collection […]

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