Tag Archives: women who rock

Joy Downer
Premiere: Joy Downer Explore a Tough Side of Love on “Goddamnit”

Joy Downer stole our hearts when they released their Radio Dreamer EP back in January. Now we are getting a visual treatment for their single, “Goddamnit,” and Grimy Goods is excited to premiere the music video (below). The subject of Joy Downer’s debut EP is love, describing on various tracks the serendipity of finding it […]

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VÉRITÉ
Stream: VÉRITÉ Releases “Saint” From Her Forthcoming Album

VÉRITÉ released her newest single “Saint,” which will be on her debut album Somewhere in Between, out June 23rd via Kobalt Music Recordings. VÉRITÉ, which is French for realism, is a solo project by singer-songwriter and New York native Kelsey Byrne. Byrne has made a name for herself by crafting intoxicating pop hooks. So far, VÉRITÉ […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Björk at Walt Disney Concert Hall -- Photo: Santiago Felipe
Björk shimmers and spellbinds with string orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Björk Provides All the Feels at Disney Hall Performance — OMG, indeed” Last night’s Björk’s performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall was absolutely mesmerizing to say the least. Without a doubt, it was the hottest ticket in town. As soon as the show was announced in early March, all of Los Angeles was pining […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Twin Temple
Twin Temple make even more goth sparkles with new single “Let’s Hang Together”

Los Angeles goth doo-wop duo, Twin Temple have risen with yet another delectable track. The band just shared the swoon worthy single titled “Let’s Hang Together.” Chock-full of seducing brass and groovy guitars, Twin Temple live up to their Motown-inspired sound. Aside from the pleasurable vibes of “Let’s Hang Together,” we’re also diggin’ on the […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Kat Leon of Hot Wars -- Photo by Mark Hanson
Song Premiere: Holy Wars reveal debut single “I Can’t Feel A Thing”

Led by the fierce vocal seductress, Kat Leon, Holy Wars have released their highly anticipated debut single “I Can’t Feel A Thing.” Wrought with emotion and a beautiful blistering of guitars and drums, the LA-based band have come together quite nicely. You may recall Leon and bandmate Nick Perez from their past project, Sad Robot — together, the two […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Kitten at The Regent
Win Tickets to Play Like A Girl’s (PLAG) 1-Year Anniversary Show at Echoplex

Play Like A Girl (PLAG) are celebrating their one-year anniversary! To ring in the celebratory date, the female-led collective will feature a dazzling list of performances and DJ sets by some of our favorite local acts. The all-day event will take place at the Echoplex and is all-ages. Doors open at 3:30pm. The PLAG 1-year […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
An Interview with Gothic Tropic’s Cecilia Della Peruti — we talk new album, fashion, and bullying

Eat Your Fill On Gothic Tropic’s Debut LP, Fast or Feast Cecilia Della Peruti has more in common with Father John Misty than meets the eye. It may have only dawned on her while we lounged at Echo Park Lake, as the Santa Ana winds ruined a family picnic nearby. After shamefully admitting I hadn’t […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
vōx at Pico Union
vōx envelopes the Pico-Union Project with illuminating performance

Music is meant to be performed at places of worship. The acoustics in spiritual spaces are designed to maximize the power of prayer through song; the effect can send shivers down the spine of even a crude atheist such as myself. This past Saturday, the Pico-Union Project synagogue played host to some of LA’s most […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Tash Sultana
Tash Sultana continues to amaze with new track “Murder To The Mind”

Gahdem! This new Tash Sultana track “Murder To The Mind” is straight up fierce. From its smooth soul to that riveting guitar solo, Sultana has upped the ante with “Murder To The Mind.” The track opens with a sound that reminds of early Erykah Badu. Sultana’s vocals are soft and alluring at first, but they […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Twin Peaks at The Regent -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Twin Peaks and Hinds bring double the pleasure, double the fun to Regent LA

If you weren’t at The Regent this past Tuesday night, you missed out big time! The double bill was hotter than ever with touring friends Twin Peaks and Hinds. First up were the ever-fun ladies of Hinds. I have actually never seen them perform before so when they walked on stage to Hot Chocolate’s You […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
Joseph at Constellation Room -- Photo: Danielle Gornbein
Before sizzling at Coachella, sister trio Joseph deliver remarkable performance at Constellation Room

Just before taking the stage at Coachella, enchanting sister trio Joseph made a stop in Santa Ana this past Thursday evening. The very intimate Constellation Room briskly filled up as fans lit the room with sweet energy for a highly anticipated (and beautiful) performance. The Closner sisters from Portland, Oregon: Natalie, Meegan, and Allison are without […]

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Danielle Gornbein |
An interview with Jay Som: talking DIY tendencies and being solicited for drugs in LA

At 22-years-old, while most people Jay Som’s age are graduating from universities or trying to make ends meet, Bay-area native Melina Duterte has two albums under her belt and has already finessed a loyal following for her lo-fi, bedroom rock confessionals. Her most recent release, the sublime contextualization of that very realization titled Everybody Works, has left her leaping […]

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Steven Ward |
Bleached at Echoplex -- Photo: Andrew Gomez
Bleached rattle the Echoplex, along with Regrettes and Upset

Los Angeles rockers Bleached play a powerful and passionate set at the Echoplex this past Thursday night. As usual, their stage was adorned with colorful flowers on their mic stand and drums, brightening up the Plex dungeon. Bleached started their energetic set with “Trying To Lose Myself Again” from their album Welcome the Worms. The […]

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Sandra Burciaga Olinger |