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A Woman’s Month Playlist

By pcsanchez7505 L.A. artist Bedouin Last year I released a women’s only playlist for Women’s Month (celebrated nationally in March). This year, I’d like to preface the list by addressing a few things. First, the amount of women speaking out about sexual abuse and gender inequality is truly refreshing and much needed. I applaud everyone […]

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Franz Ferdinand craft mostly hits and some misses with new album

By pcsanchez7505 Indie rock band Franz Ferdinand take us up up and away on a slightly bumpy ride with their new album, ‘Always Ascending.’ Released Feb. 9. ‘Always Ascending’ is the fifth studio album for the Scottish band who danced their way into the hearts of indie fans with their 2004 hit “Take Me Out.” […]

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An Album Review: First Aid Kit’s ‘Ruins’

By pcsanchez7505 In their fourth studio album, Swedish folk duo First Aid Kid present a sweet view of reflection and refinement. In ‘Ruins,’ released Jan. 19, the band finds comfort in all its usual sweet spots while also demonstrating a progression in sound. Much of the duo’s strength in this album lies in the songwriting […]

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Top 10 Albums of 2017

By pcsanchez7505 2017 was a mixed bag for most people. While political climates became more temperamental and natural disasters seemed relentless, I can’t help but acknowledge the beautiful things that happened this year. For me, that includes all of the wonderful music released in 2017. I’ll dive right in with the top albums of 2017. […]

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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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