Pander Sera Deviates From Her Own Deviations on Errant LP [Excerpts from an Interview]

sngalbums: The original interview appears on Grimy Goods. The introduction is reprinted in part below. The conversation that follows is a continuation of that article.  After establishing her own rhythms, Pander Sera is ready to shake everything up again. Last spring, the Los Angeles noise artist, also known as Swan, released Bothy, a raucous explosion of percussion and wit. The sound of that record was … Continue reading Pander Sera Deviates From Her Own Deviations on Errant LP [Excerpts from an Interview]

Pander Sera Deviates From Her Own Deviations on Errant LP [Excerpts from an Interview]

The original interview appears on Grimy Goods. The introduction is reprinted in part below. The conversation that follows is a continuation of that article.  After establishing her own rhythms, Pander Sera is ready to shake everything up again. Last spring, the Los Angeles noise artist, also known as Swan, released Bothy, a raucous explosion of percussion and wit. The sound of that record was unified … Continue reading Pander Sera Deviates From Her Own Deviations on Errant LP [Excerpts from an Interview]

Matt FX – “Vaquero”

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 career, … Continue reading Matt FX – “Vaquero”

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

sngalbums: 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 … Continue reading frogi Wants to Topple the Industry’s Boys’ Club With Powerful Bedroom Pop

Aline Bea – “Split at the Seams”

Alina Bea Fights Herself on New Single “Split at the Seams” Originally appeared on LADYGUNN.  There sure is plenty of time for self-reflection these days. If you are Alina Bea, your internal journey may lead you to find someone that you didn’t expect; her new single, “Split at the Seams,” depicts a brutal dissonance of identity. The Los Angeles-based artist also known as Alina Cutrono … Continue reading Aline Bea – “Split at the Seams”

Charlotte OC – “Falling for You”

Charlotte OC is Overwhelmed by Love in New Single “Falling for You” Originally appeared on LADYGUNN.  Charlotte OC is not new to the music biz, but her journey has shifted gears since the release of her debut LP a few years ago. The Lancashire native, née Charlotte O’Connor, allowed herself to feel the emotions that she’d heard about as a teenager at her mother’s hair … Continue reading Charlotte OC – “Falling for You”

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

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

Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If you are an early aughts indie rock lover, you know Dangerbird Records. Perhaps not in name, but by their alumni artists: Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear, Hot Hot Heat, Delphic and more. The veteran Los Angeles label has touched greatness and continues to mentor tomorrow’s scene leaders. Traditional deals are of course still being struck with new talent, but … Continue reading Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

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