Category Archives : Press

Eliquate: A Chalkboard’s War Against Erasers by

Many people feel the need to blast the their music to the world, even if they knowingly know that others do not want to hear it. I, myself, am very personal with the music I’ve listened to since I was a kid, due to finding it a source of balance in my life. Rarely do I […] New Country by Eliquate

  Great new interview with Indie/HipHop band Eliquate about their new sing, “New Country.” “If all we have are dreams, then dream big,” spits Elliot Wright, frontman and philosopher for the five-piece, California Beat Rock troubadours, Eliquate, on their latest EP, Who The F*ck is Eliquate? Packing an arsenal of rhymes that range from satirical […]

Eliquate – “Elliot is Untitled” feature on Boogie Board Productions

Eliquate is a live indie / hip hop group based out of Santa Cruz, CA. Simply put they are comprised of Elliot Wright(Emcee), Jamie Schnetzler(Guitar), Cosmo Stevens(Bass), and Dan Wells(Drums). Once they get on stage however, no one stays put and nothing stays simple for long. The band blends the live instrumentation and DIY energy of […]

An Interview With Eliquate frontman Elliot Wright

An Interview With Eliquate frontman Elliot Wright It’s a Sunday evening in the Fine City as I sit down to conduct my interview with Elliot Wright, singer and lyricist behind up and coming Santa Cruz hip-hop-rock band Eliquate. At half 8 in the evening, it seems likely that Elliot is hardly awake (11:30 am on a Sunday and […]

Eliquate: The Sound of Satirical Swag

Santa Cruz Patch By Jessica Schlegemilch Aside from having great lyrics that are thought-provoking and relatable, what makes the Santa Cruz band Eliquate so unique is its sound. Each member of the Santa Cruz local group takes influence from artists from all kinds of backgrounds. Red Hot Chili Peppers, James Murphy’s LCD Soundsystem and Atmosphere have […]