Professor Martha Gonzalez and Quetzal Band’s Album Release Is Featured in L.A. Weekly

Scripps College professor and Chicana artivista Martha Gonzalez (second from left, seated) and band Quetzal launch new album and urge artists to “say something that means something” in the era of Trump

Martha Gonzalez has long believed in music as a tool for social change. As assistant professor of Chicana/o Latina/o studies at Scripps College and lead singer and composer of East LA rock band Quetzal, Gonzalez tells stories of resistance, survival, resilience, and, most important, transformation. The grammy-winning Chican@ rock band is featured in a recent article in LA Weekly that highlights the dynamic music and lyrics of Gonzalez and the band’s recently released album, The Eternal Getdown.