New Waves: ‘Apple Juice & Whiskey’ by Rachel Goodrich’s alter ego

By | April 21st, 2012 | 3 Comments
'Apple Juice & Whiskey'

Rachel Hoodrich makes her musical debut with Apple Juice & Whiskey

A couple months back Rachel Goodrich, Miami-born, Los Angeles-based songwriter with Blind Willie McTell, Karen Dalton, and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band in her musical heart of hearts, changed the surname on her personal Facebook profile to “Hoodrich” and posted a photo of herself mid-strut on a South Beach sidewalk, t-shirt knotted in front to reveal her belly button, face puckered and hair done up in approximation of a typical, sassy ’90s hoochiemama. On Friday, April 20, Goodrich put out her alter ego’s first release, Apple Juice & Whiskey, a 13-track, self-produced, drum-machine-driven romp of supersilly interludes and a handful of songs and songlets that are very different than most of her previous output.

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