BIIANCO – “Teeth Bared”

BIIANCO Lets Go of a Toxic Relationship on Latest Single “Teeth Bared” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Gabby Bianco doesn’t just live, she attacks each moment with passion. And that may explain the explosion of energy on her latest single. It contains the intense pressure of a toxic relationship in quarantine—something the queer musician and producer experienced last year. “Teeth Bared” is the first single … Continue reading BIIANCO – “Teeth Bared”

Describing the Indescribable: Sundry Rock Song Stock by Yves Jarvis

Prior to his 2019 album, The Same But By Different Means, Yves Jarvis was not used to having deadlines. It was only when he signed with ANTI- that he suddenly had stakeholders in his creative process. Not that they slowed him down; he didn’t compromise on anything and completed the project on his schedule. It stands out as a wonderful record on its own, and … Continue reading Describing the Indescribable: Sundry Rock Song Stock by Yves Jarvis

Best Songs of 2020: 3. Khuê

sawdustandgin: 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 … Continue reading Best Songs of 2020: 3. Khuê

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: 6. U.S. Girls

sawdustandgin: U.S. Girls Proclaim the Value of an American Dollar Alongside Heavy Light LP Announcement Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Toronto’s U.S. Girls, aka musician and producer Meg Remy, is back with two new songs cut from a new album, Heavy Light. The upbeat energy of “4 American Dollars” and “Overtime” adds a new layer to the rich storytelling that fans have come to expect. … Continue reading Best Videos of 2020: 6. U.S. Girls

LA’s Mating Ritual delivers new album Hot Content and preps for North American tour

sngalbums: Photo Credit: Kevin Vinh Doan  Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  A warning should come on Mating Ritual’s new record—like a Parental Advisory sticker, but spicier. It could resemble a chili pepper or a flame, or another universally accepted symbol for heat. That is, of course, because the LA-based duo’s third LP is a cache of Hot Content; fans can get … Continue reading LA’s Mating Ritual delivers new album Hot Content and preps for North American tour

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

THE WLDLFE shake off their insecurities on their new LP, I’m Not Worried Anymore

sngalbums: Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  I’m Not Worried Anymore is certainly danceable, if rather predictable: eleven tracks with shallow layers, but layers nonetheless, that delve into friendship, life, and love. The album opens on one of its highest octane tracks, ‘Headache,’ setting a high bar that is consistently met by the band’s infectious production. Other tracks from the album are … Continue reading THE WLDLFE shake off their insecurities on their new LP, I’m Not Worried Anymore

Cloud wallows in sensitivity while celebrating life on Plays with Fire

sngalbums: Photo Credit: Carson Lund Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  When you play with fire, you’re supposed to get burned. But what if you’re careful with fire? Even when handling flames with your most serious demeanor, it’s still possible to get hurt. At least, that’s what can be learned from Cloud’s sensitive and joyous new album. On the band’s nine-track effort … Continue reading Cloud wallows in sensitivity while celebrating life on Plays with Fire