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L.A. TACO Music Premiere: S.G.V.-Raised Adrian Carmine’s Newest Jam ‘Listen To My Heart Speak’ Will Cure Those Summertime Blues

10:41 AM PDT on June 25, 2021

[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]t’s summertime, and we here at L.A. TACO, along with our friends at My Grito Industries, want to make sure we have verano tunnage taken care of all season long. Case in point, the new jam and video from singer-songwriter foo Adrian Carmine entitled “Listen To My Heart Speak.” The S.G.V. native flexes his musicianship chops on this track by performing most instruments himself recorded from his home recording studio in Walnut, CA. Stuck inside this past year with the lockdown blues, 

Carmine explores the affection for someone who doesn’t know he exists, along with the fear that comes with it and dealing with those emotions of unrequited love. It’s a notion that many of us can relate to on some level during the saddest of foo hours that we encounter throughout life.

Carmine’s take on the West Coast Cali Soul is part of a genre-defining resurgence with the Los Angeles scene as the hotbed. Led by such voices Trish Toledo and Joey Quinones, both of which Carmine is a regular collaborator with. But, of course, aside from that fact, it’s easy to see why Carmine is such a natural when it comes to crafting his sound—having grown up in a Mexican household that paved for an array of diverse musical influences such as hearing his parents' oldies mixed with traditional boleros, to his older siblings' classic rock and heavy metal blaring through their car stereo. All of these sounds coarse through Carmine’s veins each time he takes the stage or enters the studio.

Be sure to check Carmine’s live stream event taking place on Saturday, July 10th, on Takeover Live, featuring a guest appearance with Trish Toledo.

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