Tag Archives: alt pop

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Interview: Francine Thirteen Reclaims Her Vices Ahead of Her Show at the Standard

To understand ritual pop artist Francine Thirteen, one must open up to ideas of feminism that would make the virtuous cringe. Francine Thirteen wants to recontextualize and redefine lust and power, two aspects of womanhood that have been exploited in centuries past.  Ahead of her performance next week at the Standard, we were able to […]

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Video Premiere: October’s Child Erupts in New Video for “Lava”

Volcanoes are part of a subset of natural wonders that can become natural disasters in an instant. Luckily, there are many ways to predict an eruption, so rarely is it a total surprise, unless you just weren’t paying attention. The latest single from October’s Child proves that they’re paying attention, even if the disaster is […]

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Song Premiere: Zoe Sky Jordan Tackles a Fickle Love in “Everything I”

Los Angeles native Zoe Sky Jordan put out a jaunty alt-pop LP two years ago, proving herself as an enduring, emotive songwriter. A few months ago, she put out a new single, and today Grimy Goods has the opportunity to debut another cut, “Everything I,” which will appear on her forthcoming EP. Jordan pours her […]

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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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Song Premiere: Francine Thirteen Flaunts Female Empowerment in “The Huntress”

Though she is not new to creating music, the name Francine Thirteen may be new to you. A quick sift through her Soundcloud will enlighten any layperson what her music is all about, namely, feminine power that bucks male narratives. Her latest project is titled “Lust Heals, Give Me My Sin Again,” of which the […]

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In New Music Video for “El Paso,” Ziemba Tells the Tale of Two Cities

Like most of Ziemba’s body of work, her new video for “El Paso” is dense and significant. The track comes from her 2016 record, Hope Is Never, which she spoke with me extensively about last year. She explained how the city impacted her life as a borderlander, or more specifically as a “child of NAFTA,” […]

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HDLSS Dumb It Down With Nuanced Complexity

We currently live in a culture of rabid misinformation. Talking heads try to convince us that our feelings are equivalent to facts. Truth is virtually meaningless. It will take decades to confront and undo these issues, and in all likelihood they will never actually be eradicated. And yet we still must fight, through whatever action […]

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Gordi’s Debut LP Earns Your Trust with Its Emotional Honesty

This Thursday you’ll want to make your way to Resident in Little Tokyo to see Australian alt pop sensation Gordi before her debut LP drops next week. The record is titled Reservoir, which refers to a space brimming with emotion, where one may wade when mulling over life. If she brings even a fraction of […]

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Single Premiere: Erin McCarley drops riveting single “Die Die Die” (with stunning artwork to match)

Nashville’s Erin McCarley has dropped a fierce new single titled “Die Die Die,” and it’s quite the scrumptious banger. With summer officially here, this is the kind of soulful alt-pop you want blasting at that hotel pool party or summer BBQ. “Die Die Die” is McCarley’s fourth single. The song’s beats are fresh and will […]

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The Brinks
Song Premiere: Stream The Brinks’ sweet new single “Honey”

Los Angeles duo The Brinks have premiered their sizzling summer single “Honey.” Sweet as the delectable treat itself, “Honey” booms and rattles with all that addictive alt-pop and an oh-so-tasty hook: “oooooh, drip drip like honey…” Slather “Honey” onto your summer pool party playlist or drip it all over your favorite beach, whatever you choose […]

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