Tag Archives: women who rock

Wallice
Wallice juggles existential dread and draining nostalgia on “23”

“In my childhood bedroom,“ begins Wallice on her debut track “23,” a buoyantly melancholic indie-rock track that perfectly pairs the singer’s tongue-in-cheek existentialism with the generational angst of a generation. Propelled forward on a whimsically uplifting medley that betrays Wallice’s weariness over the rush to “grow-up,” while at the same time lamenting the setbacks that […]

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Steady Holiday gives a defense of empathy and human connection on her new album “Take the Corners Gently”

In 2016 Dre Babinski (aka Steady Holiday), coming off her Coachella debut, told Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls that one of the biggest obstacles she’d faced to date was herself; that “allowing [herself] to be vulnerable” had become her “biggest challenge.” Fast-forward four years to the release of her sophomore album Take the Corners Gently and […]

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baleen kali
Premiere: Taleen Kali’s “Baby Love” gets a heavy dose of galactic fuzz with Astrobrite remix

Just in time for the heart-filled hallmark holiday, Taleen Kali has shared the Astrobrite remix of her unique cover of The Supremes‘ “Baby Love.” Dark and sweet, and full of galactic distortion — the track is an eccentric take on the beloved classic; more so now since the recent passing of Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning […]

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Body Language
Premiere: Body Language are all futuristic-glam in video for “Start It Up”

Brooklyn avant-garde pop act Body Language have shared a mesmerizing new video for their anthemic song “Start It Up.” Comprised of Angelica Bess, Grant Wheeler, Matt Young and Ian Chang, the band has a penchant for experimenting with futuristic-tinged blends of soul and R&B. The song, off their recent album Travel Guide, takes that futurism […]

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la witch
L.A. Witch braap into the new year with new video for “Motorcycle Boy”

Inspired by iconic stars of the silver screen with a love for motorcycles like Mickey Rourke, Marlon Brando, and Steve McQueen — L.A. Witch have brought their “Motorcycle Boy” song to life. The classic homage to bikers of the 60s and 70s features guitarist / vocalist, Sade Sanchez cruisin’ her chopper through the California desert. […]

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Rachel Goodrich Debuts New Album ‘ibba jibba’ On the Final Day of 2020

Ending a year such as 2020 may have seemed surreal, but, LA-based by way of Miami artist Rachel Goodrich did so in style with her new album ‘ibba jibba.’ Laying down springy pop beats and slicing up lyrics like freshly ground bud in the grinder, Goodrich’s latest album touches on themes of inhibition, stagnation and […]

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Patricia Sanchez |
cherry glazerr
Cherry Glazerr shares pulsating new jam “Rabbit Hole”

Los Angeles-based Cherry Glazerr, the kinetic rock band led by Clementine Creevy, has shared a new single in the form of “Rabbit Hole.” A jittery and melodic collision of pulsating synths and anxious percussion, the song is about desperately trying to find yourself again after losing yourself in trying to change for the sake of […]

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DeathbyRomy
DeathbyRomy shares concussive new song “Come And Play With Me” for the film “Promising Young Woman”

DeathbyRomy has shared “Come And Play With Me,” her discordant rock anthem and contribution to the soundtrack of the upcoming film Promising Young Woman, written/directed by Emerald Fennell. A blend of heady-industrial atmospherics and grinding rock, it’s no surprise that both DeathbyRomy and Fennell bonded over their love of Nine Inch Nails deep-cuts, as the […]

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Haiku Hands
Haiku Hands share pulsating new anthem “Suck My Cherry” for the film “Freaky”

Raucous dance-pop group Haiku Hands, who just released their self-titled album this year, have shared a new track titled “Suck My Cherry,” a pulsating anthem of rebellion that also serves as the soundtrack for the horror-comedy Freaky, starring Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton. Director Christopher Landon, already a big Haiku Hands fan to begin with, […]

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Premiere: L.A. MACHINA Unleash Soul Piercing Single and Video That Pays Homage to Good Rock N’ Roll

Part of what makes the Los Angeles music scene so interesting is its propensity to marry music with other art forms to enhance the overall mood or effect. It’s the metta that happens when you explore the power music has on the individual and collective soul. Local favorites L.A. MACHINA took the witchy vibes of […]

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Patricia Sanchez |