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#FreeBritney
#FreeBritney tribute album voices solidarity for survivors of conservatorship/guardian abuse

Coinciding with the ceasing of Britney Spears conservatorship on November 12 a group of 19 female-identifying and non-binary artists have partnered with Head Bitch Music to release the #FreeBritney project. A seventeen-track collection of some of the pop star’s monumental and career-spanning hits, performed by a number of independent artists, with 25% of the earnings […]

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Kaylee Patterson
Premiere: Kaylee Patterson Releases Debut EP ‘Forever Would’ve Sucked’

Releasing her first single in 2020, Montreal singer/songwriter Kaylee Patterson has come through with her debut EP, Forever Would’ve Sucked, a six-song introspective collection about heartbreak, perseverance and the words you wish you had known how to say sooner. Focusing on bad relationships, Patterson addresses abusive patterns and explores how to find the strength to […]

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The Marias
On their stellar debut “Cinema” The Marías dazzle and enthrall with the warmth of their romance for life

On Cinema, the stellar debut album of Los Angeles-based vintage crooners The Marías, it is the distinctive ebb and flow of emotion between the band’s central duo/couple (María Zardoya and Josh Conway) that makes their mix of Latin pop, psychedelic-soul, and jazz leanings that much more enthralling. It’s what powers the dynamo of delicious sensuality, […]

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carre band
Premiere: Carré deliver mind-bending, cathartic debut EP

There’s nothing “square” about Carré. Despite their band name meaning “square” in French, there is aboslultey nothing “square” about these fierce Los Angeles-based industrial rockers. Originally from France, the trio has shared today a first-listen of their debut EP. Pulsating with ferocious electro-psych flavor and an industrial techno vibe — the two drummers and guitar […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Premiere: Debut LP from Polartropica is a ‘Dream Come True’—She Headlines ‘Love is Gay Fest’ March 14

The title of Polartropica’s debut album, due out tomorrow and available to stream below, makes clear where the local artist is in her career. Across the 10 tracks of Dreams Come True, and spanning all the songs, videos, and shows that have come before, Polartropica is bursting at the seams with joy and encouragement. And […]

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georgi kay
CD Player’s “Reimagining” of Georgi Kay’s Dreamy Hits is a a Nuanced Fusion of Nature and Technology

Listening to Georgi Kay’s “Reimagined EP” is redolent of being fully submerged in a sensory deprivation tank. The Australian-British musician took the fan favorites off her 2018 debut album “Where I Go To Disappear” and entrusted them to Brooklyn-based producer, CD PLAYER – but instead of remixing them, he reimagined them entirely. Listen below to […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
talker band
Premiere: talker Embraces Her Haunted Side on New Horror Films EP, Release Show on Feb 27

Local songwriter Celeste Tauchar earned her stripes touring with bands like Frenship, but has proven her independent prowess with her new EP as talker. The leading singles were a good indication of what was to come, and the full release packs a punch. The record is due out tomorrow, but today you can listen to […]

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Zoe Elaine |
egg drop soup
EP Premiere: Egg Drop Soup Have Feminism in Their DNA—Catch Their Residency at Bigfoot Lodge East

Punk music is better live and that’s a fact. In that spirit, Grimy Goods favorites, Egg Drop Soup are about to drop a four-track EP recorded live at Golden Beat Recording Studio. It is rough around the edges, complete with questionable vocals and feedback—both from the monitors and the audience. Listen to it exclusively below […]

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Trabants
Premiere: Trabants Bring Back the Spaghetti Western With New LP, Nel Cuore Di Una Terra Selvaggia

The last we saw of Trabants, they were playing a set at Echo Park Rising back in August. It turns out that well before then, the band’s leader, Eric Penna, had begun working on a new album. That album, which emulates spaghetti westerns of the 1960’s, is finally finished after a painstaking process, and will […]

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Ian Wayne
Premiere: Ian Wayne’s New Album is a Cynical Delight

The cynicism of Ian Wayne’s new album is evident from its title. A Place Where Nothing Matters is out today and deals with hopelessness and disinterest via unique songwriting that feels more like poetry than lyrics. This LP follows his lofi At Home EP from last summer, which itself was a reinvention of his career; he […]

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