Tatiana Blades Talks Living a Famous Family Name and Carving a Musical Path With Her Band The Collektives

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3 min readMay 24, 2022
Tatiana Blades and The Collektives play FLA Arena during the Florida Panthers Playoffs
Ridin Durty DJ Vic XL Interviews Tatiana Blades of The Collektives

Miami, FL

The Lovely Tatiana Blades, front singer of the Band The Collektives — dropped by the Ridin Durty Radio Studio recently to chat with DJ Vic XL. The Collektives are a rising Miami band with an Alternative Rock/Pop sound based in Miami, Florida. Earning a reputation for uplifting performances that resonate with audiences. Blades, leads with incredible power and a distinctive voice that holds synonymous with the Blades surname.

Known for adding top local musicians to their live shows (hence, the band name), additional mates often rotate among performances: Chris Rodriguez (Drummer 2); Diego Fernandez (lead guitar), and Harold Trucco (lead guitar). Each member breathes new life and style into the band’s original music and famous cult classics. Known for delivering music that is an ambitious mix of dreamy vocals, hooks, and powerful songs that connect to listeners the band has performed at renowned staples such as America’s Backyard, La Tropical, Oak Garden Miami, Bar Nancy, the 2022 Seaglass Experience and recently FLA Live Arena home to the Florida Panthers.

Bandmates, Eddy Gatoe — Rhythm Guitar & Joe Hernandez — Drummer ( previous members of punk band, Dyslexic Postcards), together are the founding members of the group. Gaston Zukowski joined the trio in 2019 as principle Bass Guitarist.

The Collektives left Harold Trucco, Gaston Zukowski, Tatiana Blades, Eddy Gatoe, Joe Hernandez

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