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Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas

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Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas are a wide-ranging, high-energy rock & roll band from Detroit. Their mercurial, often gritty sound reflects all of the Motor City's musical traditions as well as some outside its geographical and multicultural boundaries. In its thoroughly modern, driving mix are traces of Motown, tough vintage R&B, Latin grooves, raucous surf, neo-psych, roots rock, cinema jazz, and retro '60s girl group pop. Hernandez is the first-generation American daughter of a Mexican mother and Cuban father. She grew up working in her family's bakery and restaurant, singing in choirs, performing in plays and musicals in school, and soaking up musical influences from the area and her family's heritage. While her first love was design, music was soon to follow. She briefly attended Columbia College Chicago, where she studied design and music. She returned to Detroit, where she began writing her own songs and designing her clothes and even her own performance space above her family's business. Hernandez began playing solo as a singer/songwriter. After accepting a gig at Detroit's annual Dally in the Alley festival she decided to form a band, and the Deltas were born: Hernandez, rhythm guitar, keyboards, synths, and percussion; Gordon Smith, guitar; Ben Sturley, bass; and Steve Stetson, drums. Their first EP, Live at the Magic Bag, appeared in 2009, followed by Weird Looking Women in Too Many Clothes in 2010. The band toured nationally, playing showcases at SXSW and at Bonnaroo in 2012. In 2013 they signed to Richard Gotteher's Instant Music label and recorded the Demons EP in El Paso and at home with veteran Mexico City producer and musician Milo Froideval and an expanded cast of contributors including horn players and backing vocalists. The set was released in November of that year. ~ Thom Jurek
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  2.   No Place Left to Hide
  3.   Tired Oak
  4.   Oh No
  5.   Sorry I Stole Your Man
  6.   Hombre Cocodrilo
  7.   Fire and Ice
  8.   Apologies
  9.   Telephone
  10.   Bombay
  11.   Escapar
  12.   Don't Take My Man to Idaho
  13.   Dead Brains
  14.   Shadow Boy
  15.   Colibrí
  16.   No Jodas Mas
  17.   Demons
  18.   Hummingbird
  19.   Downtown Man
  20.   Caught Up
  21.   Mala Amándote
  22.   Teléfono
  23.   Hot to Trot
  24.   Break Your Heart
  25.   Hot Damn
  26.   Run Run Run
  27.   Deceptacon
  28.   Ciega Voy
  29.   Lovers First
  30.   Run Too Far
  31.   Neck Tattoo
  32.   Over
  33.   Cry Cry Cry
  34.   Big Town
  35.   Bad at Loving You
  36.   Picture Me with You (Carnie Threesome)

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