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)”

Recent Synthwave Singles Push Khuê Into Pastel Bedroom Pop Territory

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  With the turn of the calendar comes new goals and fresh experiences. For Khuê, 2021, or more specifically the next album he releases, will serve as a milestone in his career. The SoCal musician has made music for years, but his recent singles are the only he has released that feature his singing voice. Both “Disappear” and “I Didn’t Know” … Continue reading Recent Synthwave Singles Push Khuê Into Pastel Bedroom Pop Territory

Best Videos of 2020: 2. Dresage

Best Videos of 20202. Dresage – “Who I Am” Dresage exhibits a hint of stubbornness as she embraces the journey to self-discovery on “Who I Am.” The brilliance of Keeley Bumford has been well-documented, and the sheer elegance of this music video leaves me speechless.  Dresage | SnG coverage | order the single | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Continue reading Best Videos of 2020: 2. Dresage

Best Videos of 2020: 5. G.Smith

sawdustandgin: G.Smith Exits Through the Gift Shop on New Single “Mona Lisa” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The remnants of a relationship will lay shattered until someone chooses to sweep it away or examine each shard for closure. Each one is a prism, refracting its history into distinct stories. On her new single, premiering on Grimy Goods today, G.Smith tries to make sense of a … Continue reading Best Videos of 2020: 5. G.Smith

slenderbodies honour the women in their lives with their new soraya EP

sngalbums: Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  Benjamin Cormack and Aram Vehuni—Benji and Max familiarly—make up the dreamy California duo slenderbodies, who have just released a sweet, strawberry-tinted EP, soraya. They use each of the five tracks to confront something in their lives, touching topics like lust and wavering self-confidence. Their pastel aesthetic is on full display throughout, accentuated by the whisper-falsetto … Continue reading slenderbodies honour the women in their lives with their new soraya EP

Princess Chelsea clinches the title of Loneliest Girl on her new album

sngalbums: Originally appeared on the 405.  For her new album cover, Chelsea Nikkel sits among overgrown wildflowers hugging her knees to her chest while shooting the camera a grin. Pastels adorn her and butterflies float around her feet. But the first thing you may notice are her searing red eyes. Read more.  Princess Chelsea | buy The Loneliest Girl | website | Facebook | Twitter | … Continue reading Princess Chelsea clinches the title of Loneliest Girl on her new album

Michi – “Escondida”

Michi Reflects on Isolation in New Single “Escondida” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If you’re haunted by regrets, Michi might be able to help. Her new single will appear on her debut EP, Sugarbaby, due out October 16th, which is already shaping up to be a delicious release. The Los Angeles native released her first single last summer, and every sound since has been just … Continue reading Michi – “Escondida”

Xoller and Suede James Team Up for Unsettling New Single “Dreamgirl”

Xoller and Suede James Team Up for Unsettling New Single “Dreamgirl” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  We are all made up of diverse facets. Los Angeles’ own Xoller compartmentalizes her best qualities, as likely many of us do to be able to hone a talent or safely examine the psyche. Her latest single, produced by herself and Suede James (aka Taylor Lawhon of Mating Ritual), … Continue reading Xoller and Suede James Team Up for Unsettling New Single “Dreamgirl”

Madeline Kenney – “Sucker”

Madeline Kenney Becomes the “Sucker” on Lead Single From Forthcoming LP Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Madeline Kenney is gearing up to put out her third album, Sucker’s Lunch, this summer—or maybe it’s all just one long con. The title track comes about a year-and-a-half after Perfect Shapes, the Oakland musician’s pastel sophomore record, which was carried by expansive, verdant melodies. Her new sounds haven’t … Continue reading Madeline Kenney – “Sucker”