Stuff by: Zoe Elaine

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Song Premiere: Dorothy Knows That Flawless is a Process

In 2013, “flawless” was more than a synonym for perfection. Thanks to Beyonce’s single, it became an overtly feminist affirmation, one that prioritized self-confidence over meeting expectations. With their brand new single–and the first from their forthcoming sophomore album, 28 Days in the Valley–Dorothy adds to that narrative. Listen to “Flawless” exclusively below. While the […]

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Video Premiere: Heavenalive’s Emotional New Single Confronts the Opioid Epidemic

The new single from local audiovisual artist Aaron Silverstein, who goes by Heavenalive, is a cry for help. The number of deaths from opioid overdoses has led many, including our president, to call it a nationwide epidemic, though with virtually no federal aid to curb the over-prescription of painkillers, there is no sign that this […]

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Doug DeLuca
Video Premiere: Doug DeLuca Hits the Mark With Debut Single

If you’re having doubts about your success or lack thereof, Doug DeLuca’s new music video for “Hit Your Mark” will cheer you up. It tells the story of a door-to-door vacuum salesman trying to score a sale from a married woman who is more interested in scoring…other things. The track’s punctuated guitar work and echoing […]

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Bob Villain
Video Premiere: Bob Villain Lurks in the Dark on New Single “Far To Go”

I was first introduced to Bob Villain by chance when I showed up early to see Paul Bergmann last September at the Bootleg. Everything about him was a shock, from his menacing costumed aesthetic to his doom-filled Lana Del Rey cover to his general gothic rock style; I found myself in fascinated awe of him. […]

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Interview: Josh Ocean Talks NVDES, Getting Nvde, and La Nvdité

Earlier this year, NVDES dropped volume one of an EP series called La Nvdité, and they did not waste any time getting to volume two. Josh Ocean is the mastermind of the project, bringing his worldly and generous spirit to life through his music. He has been quite busy over the past year, cramming in […]

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Molly DeWolf
Song Premiere: Molly DeWolf is Patient with Love on her Debut Single, “8 Seconds”

Molly DeWolf made her first impression on Los Angeles this past Monday to a crowd packed like sardines at the Winston House in Venice. She had been working toward this end for awhile, as the former director of Harvard’s a cappella group and an American Idol alum, but she quickly became disillusioned with music industry […]

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Kimbra
Kimbra and Molly DeWolf Showcase New Music at an Intimate Performance at the Winston House

The music scene on the west side is finally getting the respect it deserves through the Winston House party series. Based out of an actual house around the corner from Abbot Kinney, Winston House began in 2015 “with the mission to support young creatives by giving them couches to sleep on and weekly events to […]

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SWIMM
SWIMM Debut INOJ Cover and Announce Sequel to Their Mini-Fest, Love You Down

Local duo SWIMM are planning a sequel to their community mini-festival, Love You Down, and have solidified their love for INOJ by laying down a cover of her track in their signature sultry indie rock style. Listen to it exclusively on Grimy Goods below. Ironically, the band’s cover is not one you can twerk to, […]

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Georgi Kay
Song Premiere: Georgi Kay’s New Electro Pop Single is Your New Guilty Pleasure

What’s your guilty pleasure? Chocolate? The Real Housewives? Carly Rae Jepsen? Georgi Kay wants you to get guiltier. Without completely abandoning a sense of morality, Kay advocates for exploration of intrigue, even if the subject of your desire is already spoken for. Her new single is filled with pulsing bass that could fill an auditorium, […]

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October's Child
Song Premiere: Stargazing with October’s Child

The enormity of the universe can seem overwhelming if you think about it for too long. Perhaps that is why we think of loved ones when we stargaze. If there exists a place as incomprehensible as heaven, it would have to be among the galaxies all out of reach to us here on Earth. I […]

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