Best Videos of 2020: 4. Half Waif

sawdustandgin: Half Waif Guides Us Through the Seasons on New Single “In August” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  During this quarantine, it will be difficult to keep track of time. In the short-term, it might also mean the inadvertent end to relationships that came with the routines we have now abandoned—I’ll personally miss my usual barista and the commuters I see every morning on the … Continue reading Best Videos of 2020: 4. Half Waif

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

Dive Headfirst Into Loma’s Mesmerizing Sophomore LP Don’t Shy Away

sngalbums: Photo by Bryan C. Parker Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  “Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth,” Pablo Picasso told The Arts reporter Marius de Zayas in 1923. More recently, in the spring of 2018, Loma revealed their own untruth at the Bootleg as part of a tour for their eponymous debut album. Even more lies await on … Continue reading Dive Headfirst Into Loma’s Mesmerizing Sophomore LP Don’t Shy Away

Dive Headfirst Into Loma’s Mesmerizing Sophomore LP Don’t Shy Away

Photo by Bryan C. Parker Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  “Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth,” Pablo Picasso told The Arts reporter Marius de Zayas in 1923. More recently, in the spring of 2018, Loma revealed their own untruth at the Bootleg as part of a tour for their eponymous debut album. Even more lies await on their … Continue reading Dive Headfirst Into Loma’s Mesmerizing Sophomore LP Don’t Shy Away

Jac Ross – “Questions”

Repeat Song of the Day: ‘Questions’ by Jac Ross Originally appeared on LADYGUNN.  In our current reality, there are an abundance of unknowns. Some questions people have been asking for generations about philosophy and human rights, and then there are specific situations, such as a global pandemic, that require constant and repeated inquiry. Jac Ross interrogates us all on his single “Questions,” demanding that everyone … Continue reading Jac Ross – “Questions”

Half Waif – “In August”

Half Waif Guides Us Through the Seasons on New Single “In August” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  During this quarantine, it will be difficult to keep track of time. In the short-term, it might also mean the inadvertent end to relationships that came with the routines we have now abandoned—I’ll personally miss my usual barista and the commuters I see every morning on the train. … Continue reading Half Waif – “In August”

I used to think of Reservoir as a closed work. When Gordi inevitably puts out another fully formed LP, I imagine it will live in a related world, but her debut feels insular. Well, at least that’s how I felt before I listened to the EP of stripped down singles, titled Beneath the Reservoir. “Something Like This” is vast and another favorite, “Heaven I Know” feels like a … Continue reading