Tag Archives: pop

Jenna Lotti
Premiere: Fame Haunts Jenna Lotti in Her New Single “Hollywood”

The new single from Jenna Lotti, premiering today, is a perfect example of expectations versus reality. It feels similar to the Nicolas Winding Refn film, The Neon Demon: ethereal production clouds the story of a rising star. Shortly after Lotti wrote it, she herself would move here from Boston; in spite of that, “Hollywood” doesn’t […]

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rachel goodrich
Premiere: Rachel Goodrich is Feeling “Gucci,” According to New Song — Release Party at No Name on Feb 1

Designer idolatry is a real phenomenon. There are brands for everything, resulting in entire Instagram profiles constructed as a monument to Adidas or Louis Vuitton. Local musician Rachel Goodrich spins a tale on her new single “Gucci” using this thread of an idea, turning common label-flaunting into an exercise of self-love. See her perform at […]

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Steady Holiday
Explore Power and Chaos with Steady Holiday at Their Bootleg Show on November 18th

Like many of us, Dre Babinski has found herself exhausted by the country’s state of affairs, so she unpacked her thoughts via songwriting. The record she wrote, Nobody’s Watching, became the sophomore LP under her moniker Steady Holiday upon its release back in August. Now the local artist is on tour, with a stop at […]

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Dresage Plays the Vengeful Housewife in New Single

It makes sense that one of the freshest up-and-coming pop acts in LA is friends with Carly Rae Jepsen. Keeley Bumford is an LA native and versatile talent currently juggling several projects at once, including her solo act Dresage. Last week, she added to her catalog the unsettling and vengeful new single, “Dinners at Home.” […]

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Get Down With the Young & Sick-ness This Weds at the Moroccan

Nick van Hofwegen takes his art seriously, no matter which medium. He is more widely known as Young & Sick, a local (by way of Holland then London) musician and visual artist with quite a lot planned for the next few weeks. This Wednesday, July 25th, he plays live for the first time in four […]

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slenderbodies
Song Premiere: Local Duo slenderbodies Reveal Crisp Cover of “Electric Feel”

Is it still too early to declare Oracular Spectacular a classic? MGMT’s debut features hits that have yet to fade, with “Electric Feel” shining particularly brightly. Local duo slenderbodies debuts their own cover of the single today, which you can hear exclusively below. Last year slenderbodies put out fabulist, a five-track EP, that established the […]

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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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French Vanilla by House of Vivian
YACHT and French Vanilla Celebrate a Triumphant Return Home at the Lodge Room

Last Friday night YACHT headlined the Lodge Room, a new venue in a repurposed Masonic Temple in Highland Park. It’s beautiful inside, albeit up a flight of stairs (though fully wheelchair accessible!), and as a result, prone to overheat; can’t blame the people for wanting to dance and shake all night long. The room was […]

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Interview: Josh Ocean Talks NVDES, Getting Nvde, and La Nvdité

Earlier this year, NVDES dropped volume one of an EP series called La Nvdité, and they did not waste any time getting to volume two. Josh Ocean is the mastermind of the project, bringing his worldly and generous spirit to life through his music. He has been quite busy over the past year, cramming in […]

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Molly DeWolf
Song Premiere: Molly DeWolf is Patient with Love on her Debut Single, “8 Seconds”

Molly DeWolf made her first impression on Los Angeles this past Monday to a crowd packed like sardines at the Winston House in Venice. She had been working toward this end for awhile, as the former director of Harvard’s a cappella group and an American Idol alum, but she quickly became disillusioned with music industry […]

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