Savor The Sunny Dream Pop of Jelani Aryeh on “From These Heights”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Get your first taste of summer listening to the latest releases from Filipino/African-American artist, Jelani Aryeh. His music channels the sunny pop sensibilities of 2000s indie bands like The Shins or Beach House, even though he was born only one year prior to the release of Oh, Inverted World. Regardless, Aryeh has his own debut album coming this summer called I’ve Got Some Living To Do. … Continue reading Savor The Sunny Dream Pop of Jelani Aryeh on “From These Heights”

Little Simz Honors Black Women Around The World on Latest Single “Woman”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Don’t let the title of Little Simz forthcoming album fool you; her leading singles have both been bombastic and demanding of your attention. Sometimes I Might Be Introvert is due out September 3rd via Age 101, and will contain “Woman,” the most recent release from the London-based artist featuring repeat collaborator Cleo Sol. It is an ode to Black and brown ladies everywhere and the … Continue reading Little Simz Honors Black Women Around The World on Latest Single “Woman”

Snarling B-side “Sunny Place For Shady People” Encapsulates Lawrence Rothman’s Anxiety Living In ‘Trump Country’

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. For Lawrence Rothman, existence is political. In the lead-up to the general election last fall, the genderfluid artist was living in Missouri, which they describe as Trump country. The threat of persecution constantly surrounded Rothman, and indirectly gave them the inspiration for “Sunny Place for Shady People,” a b-side featuring Son Little that is not associated with their forthcoming LP; … Continue reading Snarling B-side “Sunny Place For Shady People” Encapsulates Lawrence Rothman’s Anxiety Living In ‘Trump Country’

Tenderpunk Trailblazers illuminati hotties Return with Release of “MMMOOOAAAAAYAYA” and Slimy Music Video

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. If all you know about illuminati hotties was their phenomenal 2018 album, Kiss Yr Frenemies, then you likely missed out on all the drama that went down between them and their label. (You may also have missed the genius of the FREE I.H. compilation, which is essential listening.) Now, free from turmoil, band leader Sarah Tudzin has announced her own … Continue reading Tenderpunk Trailblazers illuminati hotties Return with Release of “MMMOOOAAAAAYAYA” and Slimy Music Video

Death Valley Girls Celebrate The “Little Things” in New Video

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. In their new music video, Death Valley Girls encourage keeping your head in the clouds. This nation certainly knows dark times, yet the dawn approaches as we vaccinate our community and bolster herd immunity. “Little Things” appears on the LA band’s recent album Under the Spell of Joy, which is the very beacon of positivity that its title suggests. Look on the brighter … Continue reading Death Valley Girls Celebrate The “Little Things” in New Video

Find Love and Refuge on Allison Russell’s New Song “Persephone”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. The Montreal-native / Nashville-based blues songwriter Allison Russell is gearing up to release her debut solo record this spring. Russell commands traditional country melodies and weaves personal stories of resilience with each thread; her new album Outside Child will come out on May 21st. Marked by its determination, “Nightflyer” was the first track from her forthcoming album. More recently, Russell … Continue reading Find Love and Refuge on Allison Russell’s New Song “Persephone”

Sam Valdez Reveals “Palms Casino” Single Ahead of Desert Rock Debut LP Take Care

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. After harnessing the mysterious beauty of the desert, Sam Valdez is finally ready to debut a full-length record. The Las Vegas native will release Take Care on May 7th via B3SCI; to get a taste of what’s in store, take a listen to her recent restless single, “Palms Casino.” As Valdez’s first release of the year, it is only the … Continue reading Sam Valdez Reveals “Palms Casino” Single Ahead of Desert Rock Debut LP Take Care

Claim Your “Space” with Audrey Nuna’s Latest Single

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. When you have had it with everyone and everything, sneak away to spend some time with Audrey Nuna’s latest release “Space”. The first generation Korean-American artist has become known for her advanced flow, with sucker-punch singles like “damn Right” and “Comic Sans,” but “Space” shows her range. The newest cut lacks rapping altogether, instead favoring subtle yet seismic production accompaniment. … Continue reading Claim Your “Space” with Audrey Nuna’s Latest Single

Deqn Sue Casts Away a Scared Beau With New Single “Trickyman”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. How do you pursue a relationship while scared stiff? Deqn Sue knows all too well that you can’t. On her brand new single “Trickyman,” the Alabama-born and locally-based pop artist describes a relationship with a suitor who was too afraid to be vulnerable. The song sways like a ‘90s trip-hop deep-cut, with enough threatening energy to get rid of this man before … Continue reading Deqn Sue Casts Away a Scared Beau With New Single “Trickyman”

Tourmates Turned Collaborators: Durand Jones & the Indications and Y La Bamba Deliver New Rendition “Cruisin’ to the Parque”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. This time last year, Durand Jones and the Indications and Y La Bamba were on a tour that fortified their friendship. It was their last hurrah for many reasons, and with their new collaboration, they have chosen to celebrate the time they had rather than bury it in the mess that 2020 left us. Both artists joined forces in the … Continue reading Tourmates Turned Collaborators: Durand Jones & the Indications and Y La Bamba Deliver New Rendition “Cruisin’ to the Parque”