Tina Benitez-Eves


Tina Benitez-Eves

Tina began covering music professionally in the ’90s as a reporter for the Village Voice in New York. A journalist for more than two decades, she has worked as staff editor and freelance writer covering entertainment, art, pop culture, food, wine, spirits, health, travel and more. Throughout it all, music has always been a constant in her life… and work. Her words have appeared in Billboard, Men’s Journal, Wine Spectator, and other local and national newspapers, magazines, and online publications. Based in New York City, Tina is currently working on her first book and can be found at @tbeves on Instagram.​

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Daily Discovery: TRISHES About Faces on ‘The Id’

Music is just one color on TRISHES’ palette. For the Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and multimedia artist (real name Trish Hosein), spoken word, dance, makeup, visual art, and other visualized elements are fused by the artist and activist to get her messages across on the new album The Id. On The Id, co-produced with Hakan Mavruk, More

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The Who

The Who: 12 Greatest Hits

Calling themselves the High Numbers, the future members of The Who—singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townsend, and late bassist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon—released their first single “Zoot Suit” in 1964. Originally written by their manager, the single entered some musical ether, and they decided to rename themselves—The Who—and Pete Townsend decide to write More

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The Driver Era's Ross (l) and Rocky Lynch (Photo: Samuel Fisher)

The Driver Era Let Their Songs Live with ‘Girlfriend’

Making music together for 12 years since their earlier group R5, The Driver Era, the alt-pop duo made up of actor Ross— who has starred in Disney series and Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina—and his brother Rocky, were already on to the next batch of songs, after releasing their 2018 debut X. Sifting through hundreds More

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Cyndi Lauper’s 8 Greatest Hits

Cyndi Lauper has lived a multi-colored life, from her punkier days—even touring with The Ramones in the early ’80s—and 1983 debut She’s So Unusual with hits “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” “Time After Time,” and “Money Changes Everything,” through an explosive follow up True Colors, and A Night to Remember (1988) with the smoldering More

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Suzanne Santo

Suzanne Santo: Trading Spaces

Fresh off a world tour with Hozier in 2019, Suzanne Santo returned to Los Angeles feeling emptied. Heartbroken from a recent breakup with a longtime partner, and her band Honeyhoney still on hiatus, Santo began questioning her sense of place. Then at the behest of Austin friends Joe Rogan, Gary Clark Jr., and Shakey Graves, she left More

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