Sounds of Self-Isolation Define Das Kope’s Debut LP, Where I Live

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  For anyone who was concerned that the stay-at-home order would dampen the sound of summer, worry no more. The Brazil-born, LA-based musician Das Kope has been steadily releasing sunny shoegaze singles since 2018; his contributions on guitar alone are entrancing. Now we finally see the release of his debut full-length album, Where I Live, a fuzzy fantasy experienced from afar. … Continue reading Sounds of Self-Isolation Define Das Kope’s Debut LP, Where I Live

Phoebe Bridgers – “Tokyo”

Join Phoebe Bridgers on a Staycation to “Kyoto” in New Green Screen Video Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  With endless idle time, it can feel like we’re spending too much time with our thoughts and emotions. There could not have been a better time for Phoebe Bridgers to announce her sophomore album, Punisher, due out June 19th on Dead Oceans. The album announcement was accompanied … Continue reading Phoebe Bridgers – “Tokyo”

Aline Bea – “Split at the Seams”

Alina Bea Fights Herself on New Single “Split at the Seams” Originally appeared on LADYGUNN.  There sure is plenty of time for self-reflection these days. If you are Alina Bea, your internal journey may lead you to find someone that you didn’t expect; her new single, “Split at the Seams,” depicts a brutal dissonance of identity. The Los Angeles-based artist also known as Alina Cutrono … Continue reading Aline Bea – “Split at the Seams”

The Space Wanderer and TTilawok align perfectly as Rymdeko

There are still many things to celebrate despite time feeling like it’s come to a halt. For instance, Postseason Franchise Records has just issued its very first vinyl release; the pressing is the debut EP from the new project of label founders Nicholas Comaratta and TJ Perrin (aka The Space Wanderer and TTilawok, respectively). They named the project and the EP Rymdeko, which translates to … Continue reading The Space Wanderer and TTilawok align perfectly as Rymdeko

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”

mxmtoon – “Fever Dream”

mxmtoon’s New Song “Fever Dream” Wants You to Savor Every Moment Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  With the entire city in mourning after the loss of Kobe Bryant, there is no better time for mxmtoon’s new single, “fever dream.” In it, the LA-based musician encourages us to avoid complacency and enjoy every fleeting moment. The track is the first she has released since her album … Continue reading mxmtoon – “Fever Dream”

Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  If you are an early aughts indie rock lover, you know Dangerbird Records. Perhaps not in name, but by their alumni artists: Silversun Pickups, Minus the Bear, Hot Hot Heat, Delphic and more. The veteran Los Angeles label has touched greatness and continues to mentor tomorrow’s scene leaders. Traditional deals are of course still being struck with new talent, but … Continue reading Dangerbird’s Monthly Microdose Series Gives Music Lovers a Taste of Greatness

O Future – “Control the Rain”

O Future Is the Master of the Storm in New Video for “Control the Rain” Originally appeared on Grimy Goods. On November 15, O Future dropped their latest album, Voyeur, and today the band reveals a music video for the dreamy single, “Control the Rain.” The duo, comprised of Katherine Mills Rymer and Jens Bjornkjaer, also once known as OOFJ, forge electronic compositions like no one … Continue reading O Future – “Control the Rain”

Celebrating Parrot Dream’s Debut LP One Year Later

Photo by Catalina Kulczar Originally appeared on Post-Trash.  Last August, Brooklyn’s Parrot Dream, comprised of guitarist Gonzalo Guerrero and vocalist Christina Hansen Appel, released their formative debut album, Light Goes, via Good Eye Records. It took the duo two years to write and record, and in that time they changed lineups and landscapes, moving from Santiago, Chile to New York, where Appel had lived previously. Now … Continue reading Celebrating Parrot Dream’s Debut LP One Year Later