Monthly Archives: August 2020

SKANDRA
Skandra struggles against the current on new song and video for “Rivers”

Trapped between the cold promise of heartbreak and an inescapable love, “Rivers,” the new song and video from Los Feliz-based artist SKANDRA, finds a well of uncertainty at the center of its dreamy, electro-pop ballad. The film, directed by Robin Clive, centers around the highs and lows of a relationship, visualizing the fights and tenderness […]

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Riding Shotgun in Remi Wolf’s Boisterous New Single “Monte Carlo”

Buttupeh! If you are looking to celebrate, you’ll want to bump Remi Wolf’s latest single “Monte Carlo.” The boisterous track comes only a handful of weeks after the local artist released her acclaimed 5-track EP, I’m Allergic to Dogs! Her autobiographical description on Genius suggests that she is a wild child, unpredictable but lovable—and that […]

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L.A. Witch raises the dead with new track “True Believers”

L.A. Witch have shared another cryptic jam in the form of “True Believers.” The two-minute track will be the final single ahead of the release of their sophomore album Play With Fire out August 21 on Suicide Squeeze. The heady sound of “True Believers” starts muffled and slow, exercsing a sludgy, dark vibe. With fierce bass lines […]

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Annika Rose
Annika Rose struggles with growing-pains/up on new song “Butterflies”

Change dictates the chaotic world Annika Rose, and the rest of us, live in. And it’s that ceaseless change that the L.A.-based singer hones in on with her new single, “Butterflies.” Inspired by a late-night conversation the 18-year-old had with a friend about the immense hurdle of transitioning from adolescence to adulthood, the song finds […]

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Arqestry processes Electronic Sounds in Abstract new EP

When your brain feels like its on an information overload, and lyrics feel too heavy, electronic music can help fill the void. Local musician Arqestry steps in to give us melodic tones and frequencies in his newest EP release ‘Theory’ — streaming exclusively on Bandcamp. Arqestry seven-song EP floats through space with electronic flexibility. Songs […]

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Frankie and the Witch Fingers Release Acid Punk Single “Sweet Freak; Announce Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters… LP

Frankie and the Witch Fingers have been kicking up dust since for nearly a decade, and their noisy catalog has been buzzing steadily in fans’ ears for just as long. After moving from Bloomington, IN, the group has earned a strong following in the psychedelic recesses of Los Angeles, a place they now call home. […]

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Laura Jean Anderson’s New Single is A Soulful Croon For All Those in Love

Soulful and bluesy, with a little country twang and rock n roll chic, musician Laura Jean Anderson captures a glimmer of sensual vivacity in her newest single “You.” Starting off with vocals that barrel through like a freight train pulling into the station, Anderson opens up with a glorious sigh before doing an alley-oop into […]

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Bartees Strange
Bartees Strange returns to “Mustang” on transformative new anthem

Bartees Strange, the Oklahoma-raised crafter of propulsive indie-rock, has shared a preview of his upcoming debut album in the form of a new single and video for “Mustang.” A driving, colossally anthemic ode to the town in which Bartees grew up in–one whose predominantly white population made him feel an all too familiar pressure and […]

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The Naked and Famous
The Naked and Famous find a cathartic rebirth, as people and artists, on “Recover”

Indie-pop sweethearts The Naked and Famous are no strangers to masking their heavy musings on love, death, and loss beneath deceptively vibrant synth-soundscapes. After all, it’s in the bittersweet hues of the anthemic “Young Blood” that many an adolescence is saturated by; and it’s on the eve of the ten-year anniversary of their debut album […]

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best new music july 2020
Best New Song Releases of July, 2020

July was a hot month, and not only for temperatures. Check out Grimy Goods Best New Song Releases of July, 2020 featuring 140 new tracks. Featuring music from indie acts such as DEQN SUE, Big Black Delta, Illuminati Hotties and Death Valley Girls — as well as H.E.R., Action Bronson, Lianne La Havas, The Naked […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |