NEWS ROUNDUP: Kim Gordon, G.L.O.S.S. & Featured Events

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  • Listen To “Murdered Out” By Kim Gordon 

    “Murdered Out”  is what you call a car that’s been covered with black matte spray to strip it of identifiable features; covering up logos, tinting the windows. The trend’s popularity in Gordon’s hometown of Los Angeles inspired her new track, which is also the first time she’s released a song under her own name. It’s quite a debut, with a sinister, almost dancey foundation under her trademark breathy, rhythmic vocals.  As Gordon told NPR, Producer Justin Raisen provided the rhythmic structure of the song as well as the bass, while she added vocals and guitar and Stella from Warpaint played drums. Check it out:

  • G.L.O.S.S. Turns Down Epitaph Record Deal

    G.L.O.S.S., the queer, feminist punk band from Olympia Washington, turned down a record deal from Epitaph this week, stating they didn’t want to give up their DIY ethos in favor of something more corporate(Epitaph is distributed by Warner Bros.). As singer Sadie Switchblade wrote in a now widely shared Instagram post, “we don’t have to jump into their world, we can create a new one.” Listen to G.L.O.S.S.’s “Outcast Stomp” below:

  • Featured Events

     Here’s the scoop on this weekend’s must-see shows.

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