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Best New Songs of May, 2020

Another month of coronavirus quarantine, another month of some excellent new music. In May we have seen stellar music releases from Alison Mosshart, Geographer, Marlana, Arlo Parks, The Growlers, Wargirl, San Cha, Little Simz, Becca Mancari, Loyal Lobos, Big Black Delta, NVDES, Henry Jamison, Alaina Castillo, Elohim and over 100 more bands and artists. So […]

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Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme collaborate
Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme collaborate on heartfelt quarantine video covering Nick Lowe’s “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?”

Sharon Van Etten and Josh Homme have teamed up for a poignant cover of Nick Lowe’s “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?” The song was recently featured on  Hulu’s new TV series, The Great. Led by the touching vocals of Van Etten, Homme also lends those buttery vocals, along with some lulling slide guitar and percussion. […]

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Interview: Matt FX Emulates Mexican Cowboys on Debut Single “Vaquero”

The debut single from Matt FX was born in lockdown. It comes after years of other gigs around the industry, including as a DJ, producer, music supervisor (Broad City), and TV host (In The Mix with Matt FX). Now the New York-based artist has embarked on an exciting solo music career, starting with “Vaquero,” which […]

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Best New Songs of April, 2020

Oh, April. You were full of anxiety, showing us the emotional roller coaster that is covid-19 quarantine life. One great thing that has come out of all this, is creativity. Thank you to all the music-makers, poets and lyrical lovers that have been getting us through these shitty times. Grimy Goods monthly Best New Songs […]

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Mara Connor’s New EP “No Fun” Is A Stream of Joy

Last Saturday, rising indie folk knockout Mara Connor debuted her sultry new EP “No Fun” via Instagram livestream of Los Angeles hot spot, Zebulon. Despite being quarantined and separated by a screen, Mara still managed to serenade us with her heavenly vocals and Americana energy. She was also accompanied by special guests Sam Outlaw, Desure, […]

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420 in 2020: Our Favorite 20 Songs About Getting High (Marijuana)

Happy 420, y’all. As we celebrate marijuana in quarantine, press play on our 20 favorite songs about getting high. Spark a joint, gobble an edible and stream songs from classic artists such as Bob Marley and Bob Dylan, and modern acts like SLEEP and The Chats. All songs celebrate the beautiful cannabis plant and its […]

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