Tina Benitez-Eves

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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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Chelsea Wolfe Covers Joni Mitchell’s “Woodstock,” Releases “Green Altar” and Tour Documentary

Tapping into her folkier roots, Chelsea Wolfe has revealed two new songs from the sessions around her 2019 album Birth of Violence, including the previously unreleased “Green Altar” and her rendition of Joni Mitchell’s 1970 hit “Woodstock.” As Wolfe prepped for her Birth of Violence tour in 2019, which eventually came to a halt with the More

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Stevie Nicks’ 7 Greatest Hits

By 1981 Stevie Nicks was nearly three albums in with Fleetwood Mac since she and Lindsey Buckingham joined the band in 1975. Working with producers Tom Petty and Jimmy Iovine in between making her third record with Fleetwood Mac, Tusk, Nicks began pieceing together her solo debut. Hitting No. 1 on the charts, Bella Donna More

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Sofia Reyes Translates Love on “Seaside”

When Diane Warren called, Sofia Reyes answered, and delivered. Working alongside Rita Ora and Mexican group Reik for the single “Seaside,” off Warren’s recent solo album, The Cave Sessions: Vol. 1, which also features Maren Morris, John Legend, Luis Fonsi, Jon Batiste, Pentatonix, G-Eazy, Carlos Santana, Jimmie Allen, Celine Dion, Darius Rucker, Leona Lewis, James Morrison, and more, Reyes was also tasked with contributing the More

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Tori Amos

Tori Amos Set to Release 16th Album ‘Ocean to Ocean’

Locked down at home on the Southwest coast of England was a new source of inspiration and reflection for Tori Amos’ 16th album Ocean To Ocean (Decca Records), out Oct. 29. Pieced together between March and summer of 2021, Ocean to Ocean is Amos’ first album since her 2017 release Native Invader, and crosses the More

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Andrew W.K. Sticks to the Cause on ‘God Is Partying’

In 2000, everyone survived the “millennium bug” of Y2K that threatened computer outages across the globe. Once the world woke up without a digital apocalypse, and in the 21st century, the parties started. Memorial Day weekend 2000 kicked off the first of many annual live music and dance events, and the conception of party promoters More

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Alexa Rose Treads Past and Present on ‘Headwaters’

Words continued to flow after Alexa Rose released her debut album Medicine for Living in 2019. By spring 2020, during the shutdown, the North Carolina-based singer and songwriter began piecing together her second album and recorded it over five quick sessions. Often writing songs the night before she returned to the studio, Rose reflects on More

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Stephan Moccio Sets the Light of “Fireflies”

It happens in one steady stream. Once sitting at the piano, songs arrive to Stephan Moccio, a flood of emotions, stories, and some cinematic elements the Oscar-nominated composer and songwriter extracts on his recent release Lionheart and its closing epilogue of hope, “Fireflies.” Locking himself in a room, Moccio wrote Lionheart during solitary sit-ins and More

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Billy Idol Leaves Some Things Behind on ‘The Roadside’

It’s 1990, and Billy Idol is living a semi-charmed life. Ready to release his fourth album, Charmed Life, which would later go platinum, and lead single “Cradle of Love” reaching the number two spot on the charts, musically, Idol was impenetrable entering the ’90s, all while coming “back to life” following a near-death experience. Recovering More

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A Remake of ‘The Bodyguard’ is in the Works

A remake of the 1992 film The Bodyguard starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner is officially in the making.  Penned by Tony-nominated Matthew López, who wrote The Inheritance, the new film is inspired by the original, will be produced by Lawrence Kasdan of Kasdan Pictures, the writer and producer of the original film, along with More

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