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Cataldo: The Band You’d Be Proud of

By pcsanchez7505 After releasing his latest LP, Cataldo’s frontman Eric Anderson took his new songs and some old friends on the road for a west coast tour. The band landed in L.A. last week to play an intimate show at the Resident in downtown’s Arts District. The Seattle musicians seemed right at home in the […]

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Chicano Batman Leaves Pomona with Good Vibes

By pcsanchez7505 It’s not hard to appreciate a band who gives their all on stage, a band who sweeps you up in its insatiable energy. And when that band is Chicano Batman, you find yourself moving to every song hoping that at the end of each tune, there is another to follow. After a two […]

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Spring Bloom: New Singles and Songs

By pcsanchez7505 Wake Child is one of many artists with new music out. New music this year continues to bloom, and from a diverse array of artists. Some cultivate music by drawing inspiration from the past while others aspire to create something completely new. Whatever the case, each artist on this song list is worth […]

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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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