New Waves: The Dirty Demos by Jag (aka Rachel Goodrich)

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The Dirty Demos by Jag (aka Rachel Goodrich)

Rachel Goodrich trades in bright acoustics for dirty distortion with her new solo project, Jag.

If you’re familiar with Miami-born, L.A.-based musician Rachel Goodrich‘s first two albums, Tinker Toys (2008) and Rachel Goodrich (2011), you might describe her sound as vaudevillian blues with equal parts cuteness, quirk, sass, stonerism, and sentimental sincerity, a mixture she calls “Shake-a-billy”, played with a ukulele and a kazoo to the thump of a bass drum. You might note influences ranging from Karen Dalton all the way to Tiny Tim (whose “Tip Toe Through The Tulips” Goodrich covers).

The term “garage rock” certainly wouldn’t come to mind.

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