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Golden Mixtape: Interview With Ruby Fray

Golden Mixtape: Interview With Ruby Fray

Ruby Fray combines elements of the 60’s with modern day folk and even some country to create music that spans the spectrum of human emotion wrapped into an indie pop package. From rapid energy to cool, calm and collected. Emily opened up about all of the above, as well as her move from Austin to Chicago, each woman’s role in the band and a whole lot more.

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Tiny Mix Tapes: Premiere of Kim Boekbinder’s “The World Is Mine”

Tiny Mix Tapes: Premiere of Kim Boekbinder’s “The World Is Mine”

Don’t misunderstand, y’all: she might come off cool-as-fuck and fiercely DIY (I wouldn’t dare mess with the self-proclaimed head bitch in charge, even on a good day, would you?); but that doesn’t mean that Canadian-born, New York-based noise pop auteur Kim Boekbinder is too “cool-as-fuck” to generously share her musical gospel of love, respect, and interdependent independence with anyone in the world who’s enlightened enough to tune-in.

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For The Rabbits: Premiere Of Ruby Fray’s Video For “Cilantro”

For The Rabbits: Premiere Of Ruby Fray’s Video For “Cilantro”

Building around a gentle arpeggiated guitar chord, Cilantro is a haunting slice of ghostly-folk, bringing to mind acts like Marissa Nadler or Lilah Larson. It sounds like a classic 1960’s pop song being covered by the cast of The Wicker Man, and yes it’s as good as that sounds.

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Vulture: Miss Eaves’ “Food Porn” Picked As Best New Song Of The Week

Vulture: Miss Eaves’ “Food Porn” Picked As Best New Song Of The Week

“Food Porn” is a song that takes Miss Eaves’ sexual appetite literally, making the seemingly innocent process of cooking a meal into an erotic act: “Rolling around with tomato / My knife hits the juices flow / Lick it, tossing a salad / Put my hands in it.” It’s what Katy Perry’s “Bon Appétit” would’ve been if she didn’t have to pander to radio.

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Miss Eaves’ “Hump Day” Was Featured In HBO’s ‘Insecure’

Miss Eaves’ “Hump Day” Was Featured In HBO’s ‘Insecure’

Issa is at home in bed but her dildo needs new batteries. She searches every electronic device she can think of, even the smoke detector, but can’t find any. “Hump Day” by Miss Eaves plays as Issa runs around her apartment. “Take five, slip and slide. All I need to go is one hand.”

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NPR First Listen: Miss Eaves, ‘Feminasty’

NPR First Listen: Miss Eaves, ‘Feminasty’

Humor plays an equally essential role in Eaves’ music. As a rapper, she doesn’t rely on an agile, rhythmic flow so much as deft manipulation of tone. She can sound streetwise, or summon eye-rolling sarcasm, or simulate private arousal, or adopt a pinched vocal attack that toys with notions of feminine vacuousness. In each and every gesture of playful provocation, she signals to us that she knows what she’s doing.

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