Anthony Velasquez

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Singing With One Voice

By Anthony Velasquez Music Journalist As I put in all and any of my bios, I have four years of classical training under my belt. Today I want to talk about my experience with One Voice: my new vocal training program. One Voice has changed the way I view singing. In traditional voice training, I was taught to understand that there are three registers (where you resonate while singing) in […]

todayNovember 23, 2019 41

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MARINA and Her Diamonds

By Anthony VelasquezMusic Journalist MARINA, formally known as “Marina and the Diamonds,” blessed us with her Love and Fear tour at ACL live in Austin on September 28. With a high energy opener (Broods) and four contemporary dancers/back up vocalists, MARINA had her life long fans at the edge of their seats. And for those in GA, a nonstop singalong and dancing craze. Her latest album Love and Fear is […]

todayOctober 16, 2019 63

The album is of an airbrushed green demon from the waist up. The background is orange.


The Oh Sees: Face Stabber Album Review

By Anthony Velasquez Music Journalist Artist: The Oh Sees Album: Face Stabber Release Date: August 16, 2019 Website: The Oh Sees have dropped four full albums this year: Cool Death of Islander Raiders, Thee Hounds of Froggy Notion, Grave Blockers and their latest, Face Stabber. Formed in 1997, the ambiguous rock band (comprised of John Dwyer, Brigid Dawson, Mike Shoun, and Petey Dammit) has evolved in their sound through the […]

todaySeptember 20, 2019 41

The album cover is an embroidered, multicolored brick that forms into a silhouette of a mountain top with a black watercolor background.


red steppes: Arcs Album Review

By Anthony VelasquezMusic Journalist Artist: red steppesAlbum: ArcsRelease Date: May 31, 2019Website:  Oakland, California, native, singer-songwriter and visual artist Nika States, also known as red steppes, has been writing and performing songs for the vast amount of her life. She’s currently signed with Native Cat Recordings record label and just released her sophomore album Arcs. Her writing work is influenced by every corner in the geographical location in which […]

todayJuly 30, 2019 80

he album cover is a headshot of Instupendo. He’s wearing an orange fitted turtleneck and has blonde hair. Behind him is a pink and silver backdrop.


Instupendo: Boys by Girls Album Review

By Anthony VelasquezMusic Journalist Artist:InstupendoAlbum:Boys by GirlsRelease Date: June 5, 2019Website: Philadelphia-based indie electronic, ambient artist-producer, Instupendo got his start by releasing instrumentals on Soundcloud as a pre-teen. Since then, he has released upwards of a dozen projects of instrumentals and collaborations including two prior EP’s, 2017’s Friend of a Friend and 2018’s Faces I Know. On June 5, Instupendo released his third EP Boys by Girls, the first […]

todayJuly 14, 2019 83

The album cover is four band members dressed in retro clothing, sitting at a table and all facing the camera.


French Vanilla: How Am I Not Myself? Album Review

By Anthony VelasquezMusic Journalist Artist: French VanillaAlbum: How Am I Not Myself?Release Date: June 7, 2019Website: French Vanilla, currently signed to the non-conforming genre label, Danger Collective, was formed in the Los Angeles area in 2013 by singer Sally Spitz. Band members include singer Sally Spitz, bassist/guitarist Ali Day, drummer Greg Shilton and bassist/saxophonist Daniel Trautfield. They began their performing career by playing at various DIY spaces in the […]

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