New Music

Pinky Pinky
L.A. trio Pinky Pinky prove once more why they need to stay on your radar with jangly new tune “Do Me Dirty (Charlie)”

A light, jangly tune with just the right amount of fuzz, “Do Me Dirty (Charlie)” is the latest single from Los Angeles trio Pinky Pinky. Produced by Hanni El Khatib and Jonny Bell, “Do Me Dirty (Charlie)”is the first offering of new music from the Pinky Pinky since the 2018 release of their Hot Tears EP. Comprised of […]

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susy sun
Premiere: Susy Sun Lives Up to Her Name With Two New Americana Singles and a Show at the Bootleg

When it comes to sunkissed performers, Susy Sun has them all beat. As a Grimy Goods favorite, we have followed her for a few years now, marking the ups and ups of the local songwriter’s career. Two years ago, Sun was playing a Hollywood residency; today she has two brand new songs and a highly […]

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Zoe Elaine |
arqestry
Hot Artist Alert: Arqestry — lo-fi pop for the soul

Cozy up to Arqestry’s new single “Beaches” Up-and-coming producer / singer-songwriter, Arqestry has premiered a sexy space jam titled “Beaches.” Written, recorded, and produced by Arqestry, “Beaches” takes you on a smooth ride full of lush atmospherics, delicate whispers and a plethora of synth sonics. It’s the kind of song you want soundtracking a chill […]

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Naomi Wild
Hot Artist Alert: Naomi Wild and her new single “Run That” is the midnight stereo-burner for any late-night drive

Naomi Wild, best known for writing and singing for Odesza on the song “Higher Ground,” has begun to take her first steps as her own artist with her new single “Run That.” An electronic beat-masher filled with Wild’s simmering vocal work—engulfed as it is in a blaring of distant horns and feral percussion. Unafraid to […]

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object as subject
Feminist Punks OBJECT AS SUBJECT To Perform at Repro Rights Benefit RADICAL ACTS at Zebulon

The last we heard from OBJECT AS SUBJECT, they had just released their very first single. “Weaponry” was a bombastic introduction to the project led by Paris Hurley, which led to the release of a full-length album, PERMISSION, just a few months later. This feminist collective will be performing at RADICAL ACTS: A Party for […]

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Lucille Furs
Lucile Furs’ new album ‘Another Land’ buds with all those delicious yesteryear sounds

Lucille Furs are making their way to Los Angeles with a headline show date at the Bootleg Theater on Thursday, March 21. The psych-pop quintet just released their second album ‘Another Land’ via Requiem Pour Un Twister. The 13-track LP is filled with exotic psychedelic gems that will do just that: take you to “another […]

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Kishi Bashi paints a Japanese-American-internment love story on orchestral new single “Summer of ’42”

Kishi Bashi has finally announced the coming of his fourth album Omoiyari—an ambitious and poignant attempt by the multi-instrumentalist to reconcile our country’s past internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII with the socio-political atmosphere of today. The first single from that album, “Summer of ’42,” is a telling reveal of not only the album’s sound and […]

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Oyster Kids share video for infectious new single “Losing My Mind”

A bubbly, earworm if we’ve ever heard one, Los Angeles four-piece Oyster Kids new single “Losing My Mind” is a no-brainer add to anyone’s indie-pop playlist. It’s all riveting synth-surges and tambourine echoes that propel the song forward alongside the group’s vocalizations, of which Andrew Eapen’s croons are lent to; Jonathan Bradley delivers the song’s […]

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CHAI
Japanese Punks CHAI Prep New Album Release and LA Show at the Moroccan

Who are your favorite Japanese rock stars? Can you think of any at all? This quartet is here to change that. Founded by twins Mana and Kana, CHAI is a punk band from Nagoya, Japan, and they will drop their sophomore LP this Friday. They call it PUNK, an obvious title considering their mission. They […]

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Charlotte Oc
Charlotte OC shares empowering new banger “Boyfriend”

Charlotte OC, the U.K. newcomer currently making waves with her single “Satellite,” has released another off her upcoming EP titled “Boyfriend.” A hot-flash of suave percussion and searing vocal work, the songstress’ latest is a formidable anthem of feminine independence. Delivered in her smokey vocals, which flicker and burn at the edges from the sizzle […]

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Steven Ward |