Duo Jacklen Ro Leave Idyllwild Behind on New Single “Hollywood (I’m Good)”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The duo of Caelen Perkins and Jacqueline Giroux will bring sunshine to the dreariest overcast sky. Performing as Jacklen Ro, the SoCal pair are gearing up to release a new EP, til there was you. In the meantime, they have put out a single called “Hollywood (I’m Good)” to whet the appetite; it’s a confident, jangly mantra that makes it … Continue reading Duo Jacklen Ro Leave Idyllwild Behind on New Single “Hollywood (I’m Good)”

FYUTCH – “Black Women in History” feat. Rissi Palmer & Snooknuk

FYÜTCH Fills in the Gaps of American History With Recent Single “Black Women in History” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If FYÜTCH circulated a petition to change the name of that annual celebration to “Black Herstory Month,” I’d sign it. The educational songwriter and artist has based his career on uplifting Black stories through hip hop and spoken word poetry. His intent is to fill … Continue reading FYUTCH – “Black Women in History” feat. Rissi Palmer & Snooknuk

TRZTN – “Hieroglyphs” feat. Karen O

Deciphering the “Hieroglyphs” by TRZTN Featuring Karen O, Pulled From Royal Dagger Ballet LP Out Now Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The writing’s on the wall—now all we have to do is decipher it. Musician and composer Tristan Bechet, known professionally as TRZTN, has released a new single, “Hieroglyphs” featuring Karen O. Along with several other evocative tracks pulled from the collaborative album, “Hieroglyphs” builds … Continue reading TRZTN – “Hieroglyphs” feat. Karen O

O Future – “And You’re Mine”

Surreal Video Accompanies O Future’s Affectionate Single, “And You’re Mine” Off Forthcoming Immaculate EP Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Don’t confuse the vibes on the newest O Future track for evil; on the contrary, it’s overwhelmed by love. The LA-based duo, comprised of Katherine Mills Rymer originally from South Africa and Jens Bjornkjaer of Denmark, is known for producing music with a deep undertow, pulling … Continue reading O Future – “And You’re Mine”

Valley Boy – “Sad Girl”

Valley Boy’s New Single “Sad Girl” Will Bring a Smile to Your Face Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  It is common to fear change, but what about the terror of monotony? Local duo Valley Boy debuted their latest single about taking risks in a relationship, and it’s all based on a true story. Fans of Magic Bronson and Mating Ritual will appreciate James and Ian’s … Continue reading Valley Boy – “Sad Girl”

BIIANCO – “Teeth Bared”

BIIANCO Lets Go of a Toxic Relationship on Latest Single “Teeth Bared” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Gabby Bianco doesn’t just live, she attacks each moment with passion. And that may explain the explosion of energy on her latest single. It contains the intense pressure of a toxic relationship in quarantine—something the queer musician and producer experienced last year. “Teeth Bared” is the first single … Continue reading BIIANCO – “Teeth Bared”

Best Albums of 2020: #11–35, pt 2

PART TWO ordered alphabetically Madeline Kenney Sucker’s Lunch Carpark Records · Madeline Kenney – Sucker Madeline Kenney | SnG coverage | order Sucker’s Lunch | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Soundcloud | Bandcamp — KNIGHTSTOWN Soul Liberties KNIGHTSTOWN · Ochre Eyes KNIGHTSTOWN | SnG coverage | listen to Soul Liberties | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Soundcloud | Bandcamp — … Continue reading Best Albums of 2020: #11–35, pt 2

Best Albums of 2020: #11–35, pt 1

PART 1 ordered alphabetically — Adeline Hotel Solid Love Adeline Hotel · Solid Love Adeline Hotel | SnG coverage | order Solid Love | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp — Winston C.W. Good Guess Good Guess by Winston C.W. Winston C.W. | SnG coverage | order Good Guess | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp — Dive Index … Continue reading Best Albums of 2020: #11–35, pt 1

Best Songs of 2020: 1. def.sound & Zhao

sawdustandgin: Bouncy bars travel along smooth terrain before reaching a mystical destination. Get electrocuted by love, courtesy of Def Sound and Zhao.  Best Songs of 20201. def.sound – “STRUCK!” produced by Zhao The friendships I forged with both def.sound and Zhao stoke the fire of my love for this track—”STRUCK!“ is energized by life, love, and art. My relationship with these artists may have been eroded by … Continue reading Best Songs of 2020: 1. def.sound & Zhao

Best Songs of 2020: 2. Matt FX

sawdustandgin: Matt FX Emulates Mexican Cowboys on Debut Single “Vaquero” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The debut single from Matt FX was born in lockdown. It comes after years of other gigs around the industry, including as a DJ, producer, music supervisor (Broad City), and TV host (In The Mix with Matt FX). Now the New York-based artist has embarked on an exciting solo music … Continue reading Best Songs of 2020: 2. Matt FX