Gil Sandoval is a Los Angeles based musician. His music is notable for its unusual elements in his live performances. In the early-mid 2000’s he garnered a substantial cult following.
Gil Sandoval (born May 18, 1973) was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. In 1987, while just 14 years old, he started his first band called Spastik Children, then later changed their name to The Jokers, then Discrection. After Discrection disbanded in 1989, he formed an industrial band called Rubber Band with his sister Sally back in 1994. Later that year, he changed the name to Marble, and the sound evolved into bare boned, urgent, classic punk band. Playing the Los Angeles alternative scene, Marble’s hard rockin’ highly charged concerts earned the group legions of fans. Between 1996 and 1998, Gil had two electronic side projects called Esoteric II and Oneiric. Marble broke up in 2000. The next year, he formed another band named The Haunted Tortillas. They played on the Sunset Strip throughout 2001-2002. They disbanded in 2002.
In 2003, he decided to create an electronic outfit called Punk Bunny. The first live show was on Feb 6, 2004 at The Gauntlet, a gay leather bar in the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles. In 2005, Punk Bunny headlined Club Party Monster in Hollywood, CA. In 2006, he made an appearance on The Jack E. Jett Show. After being contacted by Vans to play select California dates on the 2005 and 2006 Warped Tour. Later that year, Sally left the band and Gil released the album entitled “A Hole Is A Hole!!!” while still using the Punk Bunny moniker and embarked on the Calling All Whores/ Bukakkee tour, his first national tour. In 2007, he toured Europe and performed on Spanish television show Radio 3 TVE. He has done various interviews and performances on notable radio stations such as KXLU Los Angeles. In 2010, he embarked on the US/European tour. In 2011, he completed his “Live and Uncut Tour” in Europe and graced the stage of Stockholm Pride 2011.
Playing the L.A scene for couple years after that, he decided to call it quits on Punk Bunny.
February 20th, he forms Electric Carlos and recruits new band members who are based in Los Angeles.
They play countless shows and even did a mini tour. And also released a record called “Leather Nights.”
In 2017, the band are still playing locally and their
2nd album “Strange Planet” due May 23rd!