Horsegirl

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Horsegirl
Horsegirl in 2022 (left: Penelope Lowenstein, right: Nora Cheng)
Background information
OriginChicago, Illinois, U.S.
GenresPost punk, Indie rock
Years active2019–present
LabelsMatador
Members
  • Nora Cheng
  • Penelope Lowenstein
  • Gigi Reece
Websitehttps://horsegirlmusic.com/

Horsegirl is an American rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band members are Nora Cheng, Penelope Lowenstein, and Gigi Reece. The group is currently signed to Matador Records. The group originated in 2019 and they self-released their first song, "Forecast", that year.[1] The group released their first EP, Horsegirl: Ballroom Dance Scene et cetera, through Sonic Cathedral Recordings[2] in 2020.[3][4] Paste named the EP one of the 25 best EP's of 2020.[5]

In November 2021, the group released another song, "Billy", their first on Matador Records.[6][7] The song was named one of Rolling Stone's "Songs You Need to Know".[8] Alongside the song, the group released a cover of Minutemen's song "History Lesson – Part II".[9]

On June 3, 2022 the band released their debut album, Versions of Modern Performance, via Matador.

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • Versions of Modern Performance (2022)
  • Rough Trade Super-Disc (2022)

EPs

  • Horsegirl: Ballroom Dance Scene (2020)

Singles

  • "Forecast" (2019)
  • "Sea Life Sandwich Boy" (2020)
  • "Ballroom Dance Scene" (2020)
  • "Billy" (2021)
  • "Anti-Glory" (2022)
  • "World of Pots and Pans" (2022)
  • "Dirtbag Transformation (Still Dirty)" (2022)
  • "History Lesson - Part II" (2022)


References[edit]

  1. ^ Rindner, Grant. "Horsegirl is Bringing '90s Alternative to Gen Z". Nylon. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  2. ^ Sawle, Chris. "News: Sonic Cathedral unveil brilliant new signings, Horsegirl; hear 'Ballroom Dance Scene'". Backseat Mafia. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  3. ^ Scolforo, Carli (7 April 2021). "Horsegirl Sign to Matador Records, Announce Free Livestream". Paste. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  4. ^ Yoo, Noah (23 February 2021). "Horsegirl Announce 7", Share New "Ballroom Dance Scene" Video: Watch". Pitchfork. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  5. ^ "The 25 Best EPs of 2020". Paste. 15 December 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2021.
  6. ^ DeVille, Chris. "Horsegirl – "Billy"". Stereogum. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  7. ^ Ruiz, Matthew. "The trio is set to make its SXSW debut in 2022". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  8. ^ Blistein, Jon. "Horsegirl's 'Billy' Is a Compelling Character Study and Reverent Tribute to Long-Gone Music Scenes". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  9. ^ Gourlay, Tom. "22 For 2022". Under the Radar. Retrieved 23 December 2021.