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]

Frankie and the Witch Fingers – “Sweet Freak”

Frankie and the Witch Fingers Release Acid Punk Single “Sweet Freak" & Announce Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters… LP Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Frankie and the Witch Fingers have been kicking up dust since for nearly a decade, and their noisy catalog has been buzzing steadily in fans’ ears for just as long. After moving from Bloomington, IN, the group has earned a strong … Continue reading Frankie and the Witch Fingers – “Sweet Freak”

Zooluxx Celebrate Unity on “Different Planets” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  These days, we should find our similarities with strangers rather than focus on our differences. What better way to bridge the divide than with raw, unadulterated funk? Local quartet Zooluxx penned a song to that end called “Different Planets,” and “it’s all about peace, love and equality,” shares front-man Troy Vincent. Its politics are clear … Continue reading

New music video provides a “Reset” for LA’s Pander Sera Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here. Sean Draper had been working on her debut record as Pander Sera, Bothy, for years before its release. It contains multitudes of her, most notably meditations on gender—a reflection of her trans identity—and thus took extra time to incubate. When the explosive LP finally dropped early … Continue reading

Pander Sera Wants to Rattle Your Sternum

sngalbums: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Sean Draper is a clever experimenter. The first thing you notice about her, especially if her forthcoming record is your introduction to the project, is the wordplay in her album title and moniker. Then you will be hit by the technicolor waves of fuzz and noise. Bothy is Pander Sera’s debut LP due out next week. In honor of … Continue reading Pander Sera Wants to Rattle Your Sternum

Pander Sera Wants to Rattle Your Sternum

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Sean Draper is a clever experimenter. The first thing you notice about her, especially if her forthcoming record is your introduction to the project, is the wordplay in her album title and moniker. Then you will be hit by the technicolor waves of fuzz and noise. Bothy is Pander Sera’s debut LP due out next week. In honor of the … Continue reading Pander Sera Wants to Rattle Your Sternum

Bill Baird Debuts Video for “Strigidae” Ahead of Record Release Show on Oct 27 Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If you aren’t familiar with him, Bill Baird is a well-regarded niche artist who has been responsible for twenty-six records over the past decade or so. Originally from Austin, the artist’s full career is enigmatic. For example, his current location on Bandcamp is Baird, Texas, which feels … Continue reading

Winter Throws a Technicolor Party in New Video for “You Don’t Know Me” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Friendship is complicated. Growing older can cause friction between even the thickest of thieves, especially if one has decided to turn away from a life of crime. Samira Winter and her namesake band explore a fading relationship on “You Don’t Know Me” from their spring LP release, Ethereality. … Continue reading

Lodge Room Hosts the Ethereal Sounds of Jenny Hval and Briana Marela

sngshows: Photo Credit: Jenny Berger Myhre Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  When anticipating a Jenny Hval concert, it’s hard to know what to expect. Listening to her records will certainly give you a leg up, but it is impossible to predict what kind of performance she has planned. At Resident, she performed with just her longtime collaborator Håvard Volden; at the Broad, she had three … Continue reading Lodge Room Hosts the Ethereal Sounds of Jenny Hval and Briana Marela