frogi Wants to Topple the Industry’s Boys’ Club With Powerful Bedroom Pop

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  LA’s frogi is filled with contrasts but not contradictions. The songwriter and producer recently released a bedroom pop EP titled Introvert. It is restrained and quiet, tied together with a strong motif of love, though probably not the love you’re thinking of. Her stories are nuanced and sensitive, but that is not what defines her. She is a formidable artist, … Continue reading frogi Wants to Topple the Industry’s Boys’ Club With Powerful Bedroom Pop

Honey Child Illustrate the Musings of a Woman Scorned With Bloody New Video

Originally premiered on LA Weekly. “Please come to me,” Claire McKeown sings on “She Calls His Name,” a song about being lovesick in a literal sense — unwell because of the intense grip of the feeling. McKeown is a Wagnerian opera singer, practically able to do acrobatics with her pliable and powerful voice, and in Honey Child, she leads a gorgeous femme choir; who better … Continue reading Honey Child Illustrate the Musings of a Woman Scorned With Bloody New Video

Claire McKeown Takes on the Devil and Self-Sabotage With Her Heroic Band, Honey Child

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  This year at the Academy Awards, there has been a concerted effort to honor women and their stories. Reflecting on how many years the Oscars have existed, the attempt still feels inadequate, but it is never too late to strive for better representation for all minorities. One nomination that stood out was a short documentary produced by Netflix called Heroin(e). … Continue reading Claire McKeown Takes on the Devil and Self-Sabotage With Her Heroic Band, Honey Child