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Angelica Garcia – Lucifer Waiting

Cover image: “Cha Cha Palace” by Angelica Garcia.  Designed by Angelica Garcia, Marissa Alper, Mariela Gavino.  Photography by Marissa Alper.

Angelica Garcia is an artist from Richmond who is starting to light the world on fire. Originally from the L.A. area, her music is absolutely intoxicating, always with a heavy groove, thick beats, and musical elements from her Mexican and Salvadoran roots providing the foundation. The video for her single “Lucifer Waiting” was released a few months ago (April ’20) and like everything else she releases, it’s catchy, captivating and totally addictive. After hearing it once, you won’t find yourself wanting to hear it again so much as NEEDING to experience it again. There’s no real chorus, but her mischievous, sultry, trilling vocals return to the title refrain “Lucifer Waiting In The Corner” over and over and over again until, like the song itself, you eagerly await its return. The kick drum pounds reliably along underneath to a steady 4 that feels like it wants to be coaxed into something faster as the snare shuffles and sways and drags the listener along.  I promise you, as you listen something in you or on you will start moving, if not both.  There’s a darkness to the bass-driven melody which bubbles slowly in a mysterious, smoky E minor vamp, (it actually reminded me of Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love” which I love) but it also has a celebratory quality to it reminiscent of a street party, something often present in her music. Enough rambling breakdown. Watch the video and enjoy the song. And good luck getting it out of your head.

It should be noted that on this video her RVA-area label Spacebomb Records worked with RVA-area marketing agency and design firm Arts and Letters to create the animation and graphics.

MORE Angelica Garcia:

Her performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

Her song “Jicama” was chosen by President Barack Obama for his end of 2019 playlist.

Her YouTube Channel including singles “Jicama” and “Karma The Knife”

Support Angelica Garcia and buy her album “Cha Cha Palace”

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StudioB/RVA S24 E11 SparkJam 2020

Todd Feldman of The Rocket Factory, organizer of SparkJam 2020 talks about the upcoming event.  SparkJam 2020 is a virtual online event being held Friday June 26 from 8am to 6pm to benefit the Virginia 30 Day Fund.  It will feature speakers, music performances and will address challenges facing small businesses in 2020.

Performers include Saw Black and Landon Elliott with a panel of speakers including:

  • Andy McGraw – Moderator, University of Richmond/Rumput
  • Reggie Pace, No BS Brass /Hustle Season Podcast/Bon Iver
  • Ben Baldwin, Spacebomb Group
  • Anthony Smith, Virginia Repertory Theater
  • Lucas Fritz, The Broadberry
  • Carlos Chafin, In Your Ear Studios
  • Andrew McEvoy, Classical Revolution RVA

Go to sparkjam2020.therocketfactory.net for more info and tickets.

 

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StudioB/RVA S24 E10 David Judson Clemmons

David Judson Clemmons joins me live from Germany via Skype.  He’s a Richmond guy who moved to L.A. to play music and ended up moving to Germany where he’s been ever since.  His new album “Tribe and Throne” is out now and available everywhere.  We talk about his travels, his time in Richmond, what he’s up to in Germany, connecting with fellow RVA music Greta Brinkman and more.  This episode is also on YouTube in 2 parts.  

djclemmons.com

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Watch the episode on YouTube below.
Part 1

Part2

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StudioB/RVA S24 E9 Brickwall Jackson at Red Amp

Richmond’s Brickwall Jackson performs in-studio at Red Amp Audio and talks about their new video for “Gun Truck”, recording, gigging and, of course, gear.

Brickwall Jackson

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StudioB/RVA S24 E8 Honest Debts Live at Red Amp

Honest Debts performs in-studio at Red Amp Audio on this edition of StudioB Live at Red Amp.  They play a few songs, talk about recording, playing out, gear and about their residency at The Dark Room, which is on hold until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Honest Debts is:
Sam Valentine
Matt Elgin
Alex Roberson
Jacob Hill

honestdebts.com

Honest Debts on Bandcamp 

Honest Debts on Apple Music

Honest Debts on Spotify

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