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Samia heralds her debut album “The Baby” with new single / video “Fit N Full”

Samia has finally heralded her debut album The Baby with her new music video for single “Fit N Full.” Directed by Martin MacPherson, the video follows the singer as she navigates the ever-thorny and oppressive notion of a person’s happiness being tied to their physical fitness. Amidst bright pop-hooks and shimmering guitars—along with the video’s […]

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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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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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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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Joy Downer
Joy Downer’s stunning full-length debut “Paper Moon” revels in a retro-dreaminess

From the moment those bass lines start bumbling their way through the evaporating, disco-shimmer that opens “A Song You’d Never Want to Hear,” it’s clear that the brilliance of Joy Downer‘s debut album Paper Moon coalesces around her lush soundscapes. Inspired and textured by all the retro-dreaminess of 80s rock and electronica, Joy has found […]

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Wargirl find bliss and power on defiant second album ‘Dancing Gold’

Long Beach sextet Wargirl have long straddled an array of genres rooted in 70s rock and soul, gliding effortlessly between War, Blondie, Chaka Khan, and more with fierce grace. But with the release of their second album, the aptly named Dancing Gold, the six-headed commune of musical crossroads that is Wargirl have successfully taken the […]

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Girl Friday find nostalgia and distress in the oddities of reality T.V. in new video “Amber’s Knees: A Matter of Concern”

Girl Friday have shared the music video from their new single “Amber’s Knees: A Matter of Concern” from their upcoming album Androgynous Mary. Directed by the band themselves—which comprised of guitarist Vera Ellen, bassist Libby Hsieh, drummer Virginia Pettis, and guitarist Sierra Scott—the video is a coy homage to “Rock of Love” starring none other […]

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Joy Downer’s Biting New Single “A Song You’d Never Want to Hear” Reminisces About Sappy Teenage Love Songs

Most of us prefer to ​bury the memories of our most vulnerable, blissfully naive teenage years brimming with mistakes and saccharine love. Alt dream-pop darling Joy Downer, however, channelled them into her songwriting. The result: A funky, neon-vibrant melody parading with tongue-and-cheek lyrics. “A Song You’d Never Want to Hear” is Downer’s latest single off her […]

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Sharaya Summers
Find your truth in Sharaya Summers’ Wistful New Single “Agendas”

“Agendas” is the latest single from honest singer-songwriter and Oregon native, Sharaya Summers. This elegiac indie folk ballad is underscored by meditative lyrics that yearn for vulnerability and the need to feel heard; that we are all ultimately more similar than different. Sharaya’s warm and nostalgic vocals powerfully compliment the track’s haunting melody. Los Angeles […]

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Mara Connor
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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