Self-taught musician strives for success

  By Gabrielle Osei    Twenty-three year old Joseph Quinones is a multi-instrumentalist and one of the founding members of The Delirians. This East Los Angeles soul, ska and reggae band may not be heard on the radio or seen on MTV, but they are becoming known in the West Coast. Old reggae vinyl records, which provide much of the inspiration for  the band, sit in a corner as the…

April 16, 2013

‘The Zoo’ shares their ’60s sound

  By Jennifer Olguin Contributing Writer East Los Angeles College students take their love of ’60s music one step further and form their rock ‘n’ roll band ‘The Zoo’. Lead vocalist and drummer, Edgar Fernandez, 22, and guitarist Martin Rodriguez, 21, started the band, in 2008. Bassist, Andrew Ramirez and guitarist Anthony Gonzales were also welcomed to the band along with Anthony Medina from The Delirians on the keyboard. Most of the…

May 23, 2012