Sadness and self-reflection fuel Loyal Lobos’ new EP

sngalbums: Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  Andrea Silva is not quite a lone wolf, but her new EP oozes with solitude and melancholy. She creates music under the moniker Loyal Lobos and is currently based in Los Angeles after departing her home country of Colombia several years ago. It was the demise of a relationship that sent her couch surfing and … Continue reading Sadness and self-reflection fuel Loyal Lobos’ new EP

Orchestral Pop group Freedom Baby grows up with their new EP

sngalbums: Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  On their new EP, Freedom Baby analyze anxiety, and manage to find the light at the end of the tunnel. The band is a nine-piece orchestral pop group, affectionately called “ork pop,” led by partners Eric and Brianna. The duo initially set out to make music that relied more on synths than glockenspiels, but something … Continue reading Orchestral Pop group Freedom Baby grows up with their new EP

Jenny O – “I Don’t Want to Live Alone Anymore”

Jenny O Yearns for Human Connection in New Single “I Don’t Want to Live Alone Anymore” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Never before in history has inaction been so celebrated. Jenny O has been practicing for this period of physical distancing for years, though she was perhaps not expecting the psychological impact of being forced to do so. She has self-described as an introvert, and … Continue reading Jenny O – “I Don’t Want to Live Alone Anymore”

Nuanced Wisdom Flows From Via Intercom’s New LP, Flex, Release

sawdustandgin: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The wisdom that emanates from Brooklyn’s Via Intercom may teach you something about yourself and the society we live in. The duo, comprised of Maggie Colgan and Stevie Jick, debuted their project two years ago with an ambitious 14-track concept record called Buzz Buzz Buzz Vertigo, which explored childhood and budding queerness. Jick has worked with music most of … Continue reading Nuanced Wisdom Flows From Via Intercom’s New LP, Flex, Release

Nuanced Wisdom Flows From Via Intercom’s New LP, Flex, Release

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The wisdom that emanates from Brooklyn’s Via Intercom may teach you something about yourself and the society we live in. The duo, comprised of Maggie Colgan and Stevie Jick, debuted their project two years ago with an ambitious 14-track concept record called Buzz Buzz Buzz Vertigo, which explored childhood and budding queerness. Jick has worked with music most of his … Continue reading Nuanced Wisdom Flows From Via Intercom’s New LP, Flex, Release

I am a sucker for the soft whimsy that Pearla embodies so well. “Daydream,” a cut from her forthcoming record, melts together dream pop and poignant indie pop in a way that warrants a larger-than-life dandelion (as seen in the album art). Look out for Quilting and Other Activities September 6; pre-order.  Daydream by Pearla Continue reading