Songs

Song Premiere: LA’S Love Ghost Share Echoey Ode to Space

Los Angeles-based Love Ghost have premiered their new single, “Outer Space,” an echoey and open ode to space that encapsulates the feeling of wanting to run away to escape the rest of the world and be alone. The track will be officially released tomorrow, June 26 but Grimy Goods is giving you a full listen […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
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With Their Sophomore LP Forthcoming, L.A. Witch Opt for a Restart on “I Wanna Lose”

Loss, in many ways, is a relative concept. Unless you dropped a crisp bill from your wallet, money “lost” is more accurately money spent. Even death is illusory—the physical form may be gone but memories will always live on. Local riot grrls, L.A. Witch, take it all in stride. Their forthcoming album Play With Fire […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Premiere: Sloane seeks solace in the loneliest of places on new single “In My Head”

Sloane—the moniker of self-described gutter-punk turned jazz herald Nick Rosen—has released a new single in the form of “In My Head.” An atmospheric and deeply pensive track that digs at the scabs of depression, loneliness, and unrequited love, Sloane thrives in the song’s bleak but dulcet melody. Blending his love of jazz compositions with an […]

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Shamir Simultaneously Defies Genre and Cultural Norms in Ethereal Single “On My Own”

Nothing makes Pride Month more vibrant than new tunes by rising Black queer artists. Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter Shamir has championed an eclectic fusion of indie-rock – meets – neo-soul; he embodies everything that is glam and grunge. “On My Own” is a collaboration with songwriter Linda Ortega, culminating in Shamir’s most intimate work yet. The track […]

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Jenna Dorn |
Death Valley Girls Pair Together Powerful Rock Anthems in New Vinyl Release

Through strange and turbulent times, musicians and artists often feel a pull to write new material that releases or captures the tone of present day issues. But, sometimes, an older tune still perfectly capture what’s in front of you and can give you clarity and insight. LA locals Death Valley Girls felt inspired by the […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Vintage Gold: Labi Siffre — The Underrated Poet who Pens Poignant Sentiments On Civil and Social Rights

With a career that spans over half a century, musician and singer/songwriter Labi Siffre remains relatively unknown to many music fans despite his vast influences in the music industry. Born in London, Siffre’s talent as a musician led him to play in prominent New York City Jazz clubs in the 60s and 70s (both on […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
Benjamin Carter Releases Buttery New Single “Fragile”

Indie RnB is constantly reinventing itself with the likes of upcoming dynamic artists — enter: Benjamin Carter, a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, but originally from the Cayman Islands. Benjamin’s new single, “Fragile,” embraces his vulnerability over creamy vocals and a funky bass. The chorus features blossoming, atmospheric instrumentals as Benjamin sings of being too […]

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Jenna Dorn |
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Rita Indiana digs her teeth into Jorge Luis Borges, capitalism, paper mâché in new DIY video for “El Zahir”

Rita Indiana has shared a new single from her first album in a decade, Mandinga Times, in the form of “El Zahir.” Accompanying the single is a film directed by Indiana’s partner Noelia Quintero and was shot entirely under quarantine, using only an iPhone11 and “lots of paper mâché.” Inspired by the 1949 Jorge Luis […]

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UTK shares a new song/video “NH” dedicated to his mentor Nipsey Hussle

Born and raised in Leimert Park, CA where he found himself a mentee of Nipsey Hussle — lyricist, producer, and actor UTK has shared a new single “NH” dedicated to the man whom he shared a neighborhood with. UTK (an acronym for the “Universe, The King”) first met Hussle after winning the Craft Syndicate / […]

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“Mithras” Music Video Reveals a Morsel of the Technicolor Universe on Vinyl Williams’ Azure LP

After last couple weeks, I’m about ready to jettison off this planet. The successful SpaceX launch certainly makes the idea tempting. If you are similarly seeking an escape, look out for Azure, the brand new record from Vinyl Williams out now. The local psych artist, né Lionel Williams, has created not just one but 11 […]

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Zoe Elaine |