Shit I Missed Last Year and This Year’s Honorable Mentions: Sidney Gish

Shit I Missed:Sidney Gish – No Dogs Allowed Sidney Gish thought she could avoid this year-end rigamarole by putting out No Dogs Allowed on the final day of 2017, but joke’s on her because I don’t actually care about when things were released. This record kicks ass. When I listened the first time, I saw it as a silly, joke record. While laughs abound, after … Continue reading Shit I Missed Last Year and This Year’s Honorable Mentions: Sidney Gish

Laura Jean Anderson Puts on a Brave Face Ahead of Bootleg Show Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The holiday time brings cheer for most, but when spent away from family or friends, one may become forlorn. Laura Jean Anderson’s recent EP should alleviate the pain, not only for anyone in such a position this December, but for all who have felt self-doubt at any point … Continue reading

Ian Wayne’s New Album is a Cynical Delight

sngalbums: Photo by Julian Master Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. The cynicism of Ian Wayne’s new album is evident from its title. A Place Where Nothing Matters is out today and deals with hopelessness and disinterest via unique songwriting that feels more like poetry than lyrics. This LP follows his lofi At Home EP from last summer, which itself was a reinvention of his career; … Continue reading Ian Wayne’s New Album is a Cynical Delight

Watch EE Beyond Roar In “Dreamer’s Howl” Video Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  For a relatively unknown project, the persona of EE Beyond has found a bold and distinct niche. Following in the footsteps of artists like Erykah Badu and Lauryn Hill, the LA-based artist born Elaine Faye reckons with her life through music. Her debut EP, Watercolor Lies, is packed with societal commentary and … Continue reading

Sadness and self-reflection fuel Loyal Lobos’ new EP

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 into … Continue reading Sadness and self-reflection fuel Loyal Lobos’ new EP

Ian Wayne’s New Album is a Cynical Delight

Photo by Julian Master Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. The cynicism of Ian Wayne’s new album is evident from its title. A Place Where Nothing Matters is out today and deals with hopelessness and disinterest via unique songwriting that feels more like poetry than lyrics. This LP follows his lofi At Home EP from last summer, which itself was a reinvention of his career; he … Continue reading Ian Wayne’s New Album is a Cynical Delight