credit: Carlos Garcia
With roots in El Monte, California, and Richmond, Virginia, Angélica Garcia’s sound formed as an amalgamation of a bicoastal Southern experience. As Garcia moved locations, her songs followed suit, sometimes switching from noise pop to the textured polyrhythms of Latin America. She has been featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk, NY Times year-end lists, and on Barack Obama’s annual best-of music list for her song "Jícama".
Her most recent EP, 2021’s Echo Eléctrico, is a testament to her Salvadoran-Mexican-American heritage which showcases the carefully constructed world of Angélica’s vocal production style.
The upcoming iteration of Garcia’s work brings her to Brooklyn, NY. After working closely with Carlos Arévalo (Chicano Batman) on her forthcoming album, to be released on Partisan Records, she experiments with closing the divide between her many identities. She released recent single "Y Grito" in conjunction with a feature in Apple’s annual keynote, as well as in Apple TV's launch of their Major League Soccer partnership. The future of her storytelling lies in harnessing the power of tradition and alchemizing it into the present, singing about the intersection of spirit and body.
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