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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Chet Faker (Photo: Nick Murphy)

Chet Faker Finds Sense of Place at ‘Hotel Surrender’

Nick Murphy had to get into his own space. Locked inside a small studio room, the Melbourne-born artist found headspace, and musical sphere, one he hadn’t revisited since his 2014 debut Built on Glass. Insulated from the outside world in January 2020, Murphy went to work in his small New York studio, at some points More

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Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

Gibson Launches Record Company, Signs Slash for 2022 Release

Gibson has launched Gibson Records and has entered into a strategic label partnership with BMG for its first album release of Slash’s new album with Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators in 2022. Headquartered in Nashville, Gibson Records is the evolution of the music initiatives the brand has built throughout the past several years, including collaborations More

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Smallpools Brave a New World on “Life of the Party”

There was something in the air. It was the stark, collective sentiment of Smallpools’ singer Sean Scanlon and guitarist Mike Kamerman as they began piecing together “Life of the Party” in Nashville in 2020 just after the tornado had hit the city and prior to the pandemic literally shutting down the world. Foreshadowing the aftermath More

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The Jungle Giants Just Wanna Have Fun with ‘Love Signs’

Locked down at home in Australia in 2020, and fresh off a world tour, Sam Hales successfully relocated all his equipment into his house in Melbourne, creating a studio “cockpit” in a spare room, and continued working on something he started years earlier: The Jungle Giants’ fourth album Love Signs. “It was a pretty slow More

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Aoife O’Donovan Writes Collection of Songs During University Residency

In January of 2021, I’m With Her’s Aoife O’Donovan reached out to her friend, producer Joe Henry (Rhiannon Giddens, Bonnie Raitt), and what initially began as a collaboration of a handful of songs turned into many.  “What transpired from that first conversation was a lot of new music—a lot,” says O’Donovan. “I’m so excited to More

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Paul McCartney (Photo: YouTube/PaulMcCartney)

Paul McCartney Gets De-Aged Look in “Find My Way” Video with Beck

Paul McCartney steps inside and dances his way through retro hotel halls and rooms, and psychedelic scenes, but something is different. In the video for “Find My Way,” featuring Beck, who recently remixed the McCartney III track for follow-up McCartney III Imagined (Capitol Records), McCartney takes on a digitally de-aged appearance, thanks to artificial intelligence More

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Starlight Cleaning co

Starlight Cleaning Co. Deliver Mojave-Seared Debut, Honor Neal Casal

When Rachel Dean and Tim Paul Gray first met in 2015, all the elements were set for something beyond their respective projects. Combining their musical pasts, songs, and newfound love, the couple formed Starlight Cleaning Co. three years later and began crafting their self-titled debut, a narrative of their desert lives, and union, and the More

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