Patrick O'Heffernan

Patrick O’Heffernan is co-host of the LA-based, nationally syndicated weekly program, Music FridayLive! and is a music reviewer for online magazines Vents, The Hollywood Progressive and MusicJunkie. He has also co-hosted a national political talk show, The Fairness Doctrine, and hosted the “Uplinks” media segment on Saturday All Things Considered on NPR. He holds a PhD in International Relations from MIT, has been awarded an Emmy, four Addy’s, and a Webby-Honors, among other awards. He has published 5 books and ghost-written others. A project he co-launched, the North Asia Nuclear Free Zone, was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. He serves on the Board of Netroots Nation.

CD REVIEW: Mi Manera de Ser by Bandalos Chinos

Bandalos Chinos manages to make you sway and dream and rock out to their music all at the same time. A staple of festivals and major amphitheaters across Latin America they have a big following – a very big following.  Their song “Vamonos de Viaje” boasts over 10 million streams …

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CD REVIEW: La Que Manda by Gina Chavez

Gina Chavez’s new EP La Que Manda is pure, shimmering power in all of its forms.  Not a surprise for an album whose English title is The One Who Commands. Commanding is exactly what Chavez’s performance is in La Que Manda, the first all-Spanish album by the multi-ethnic singer from …

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