Illuminati Hotties’ Release Mesmeric Single “Threatening Each Other Re: Capitalism” Ahead of Tour Supporting Death Cab For Cutie

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Photo credit: Lissyelle Laricchia. As we near the release date for their new album, Let Me Do One More, illuminati hotties deliver a new slow-burning single. The local tenderpunk band, helmed by Sarah Tudzin, recently announced a tour accompanying Death Cab For Cutie, as well as a local show at Zebulon to celebrate the new record. The unhurried new track “Threatening Each Other Re: … Continue reading Illuminati Hotties’ Release Mesmeric Single “Threatening Each Other Re: Capitalism” Ahead of Tour Supporting Death Cab For Cutie

Rico Nasty Drops Music Video for Summer Single “Magic”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. If anything was a cultural reset in the past three years, it was Rico Nasty’s “Smack a Bitch.” The iconic single and its remix appear on Rico’s debut album Nightmare Vacation, which was released only last year. The punk-rap star from the DMV has wasted no time with new material—her forthcoming mixtape Rx will include new single “Magic,” which has dropped alongside a … Continue reading Rico Nasty Drops Music Video for Summer Single “Magic”

Asian & Latinx Punk Band The Linda Lindas Deal With Stubborn Friends on “Oh!”

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Before any of their music was up on Bandcamp, we were introduced to The Linda Lindas at the Palladium, opening up for feminist punk legends, Bikini Kill. Then, after dropping several tunes including a political number aptly titled “Vote!,” their AAPI Heritage Month performance at the Cypress Park Library went viral. This brilliant quartet of Asian and Latinx musicians has … Continue reading Asian & Latinx Punk Band The Linda Lindas Deal With Stubborn Friends on “Oh!”

Tenderpunk Trailblazers illuminati hotties Return with Release of “MMMOOOAAAAAYAYA” and Slimy Music Video

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. If all you know about illuminati hotties was their phenomenal 2018 album, Kiss Yr Frenemies, then you likely missed out on all the drama that went down between them and their label. (You may also have missed the genius of the FREE I.H. compilation, which is essential listening.) Now, free from turmoil, band leader Sarah Tudzin has announced her own … Continue reading Tenderpunk Trailblazers illuminati hotties Return with Release of “MMMOOOAAAAAYAYA” and Slimy Music Video

Death Valley Girls Celebrate The “Little Things” in New Video

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. In their new music video, Death Valley Girls encourage keeping your head in the clouds. This nation certainly knows dark times, yet the dawn approaches as we vaccinate our community and bolster herd immunity. “Little Things” appears on the LA band’s recent album Under the Spell of Joy, which is the very beacon of positivity that its title suggests. Look on the brighter … Continue reading Death Valley Girls Celebrate The “Little Things” in New Video

Peaches Puts on Her “Pussy Mask” in New NSFW Video, Out Now via Third Man Records

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. There’s a reason you know Peaches. The Toronto native (and Scorpio sun) has made a name for herself as what some may see as a provocateur; others know her as an outspoken, queer feminist who has embedded herself in popular culture. Her latest track, “Pussy Mask” is a cheeky response to anti-maskers that puts her genitalia front and center, literally—the track was given … Continue reading Peaches Puts on Her “Pussy Mask” in New NSFW Video, Out Now via Third Man Records

Best Videos of 2020: 7. IDLES

Best Videos of 20207. IDLES – “WAR” I loved ULTRA MONO so very much. “WAR” didn’t initially stand out until I explored IDLES videos. I love when my understanding of a video completely changes with a visual accompaniment—and this particular video haunted me. IDLES | order ULTRA MONO | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Continue reading Best Videos of 2020: 7. IDLES

Holding Out for a Hero

Holding out for a Hero? Tunde Olaniran Comes to Save the Day Photo Credit: Bre’Ann White Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. Hailing from Flint, Michigan, Tunde Olaniran is an adept singer whose range seems boundless. They have been known to quickly change from heavenly falsetto to gruff hip hop bars on a dime. Their thematically-rich 2018 record Stranger supplied plenty of varying rhythms to exercise … Continue reading Holding Out for a Hero

Alice Bag – “Spark”

Alice Bag Embraces Her ‘Spark’ on New Single Lifted From Forthcoming LP, Sister Dynamite Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Mexican-American queer punk icon Alice Bag continues to make headlines after nearly forty years active in the East LA community. She was an elementary school teacher before she dabbled in music with several bands, though none more important than the Bags; the group played a pivotal … Continue reading Alice Bag – “Spark”

Diet Cig – “Thriving”

Diet Cig Is “Thriving,” Thanks For Asking Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  In case you were wondering, Diet Cig is doing great. On their new single, lead singer Alex Luciano is almost too eager to convince us of that fact. “Thriving” is the second cut from the band’s forthcoming record, Do You Wonder About Me?, due out May 1 on Frenchkiss Records. They will be … Continue reading Diet Cig – “Thriving”