Sidney Gish

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Sidney Gish
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Background information
Born (1997-03-18) March 18, 1997 (age 25)
OriginBoston, Massachusetts
GenresIndie rock
Occupation(s)
  • Singer-songwriter
  • musician
  • producer
Instrument(s)
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active2015–present

Sidney Gish (born March 18, 1997) is an American singer-songwriter.[1] As of July 2021, she has released two albums. Her first album, Ed Buys Houses, was self-released on Bandcamp in 2016.[2]

Her second album, No Dogs Allowed, was released in 2017,[3] receiving a 7.7 rating on Pitchfork[4] and winning Album of the Year at the 2018 Boston Music Awards.[5]

Following the moderate internet success of No Dogs Allowed, Gish briefly toured with singer-songwriter Mitski in 2018.[1] In March 2019, she performed at South by Southwest and was featured on NPR Music's Austin 100.[6] She was listed as one of Stereogum's Best New Artists of 2018.[7] In 2020, she graduated from Northeastern University, where she studied Music Industry.[8]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected details.
Title Album details
Ed Buys Houses
  • Released: December 29, 2016[2]
  • Label: self-released
  • Format: Digital download
No Dogs Allowed
  • Released: December 31, 2017[3]
  • Label: self-released
  • Format: Digital download

Bandcamp exclusives[edit]

  • don't call on me (2015)
  • Merry Crisis EP (2016)
  • dummy parade (2016)
  • Little Room (The White Stripes Cover) from a compilation album (2020)[9]

Music videos[edit]

  • "Cokesbury" (2016)[10]
  • "Midnight Jingle" (2017; dir. Ethan Judelson)[11]
  • "I'm Filled With Steak, and Cannot Dance" (2018)[12]
  • "Sin Triangle" (2019, dir. Al Bako)[13]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organization Award Work Result Ref.
2018 Boston Music Awards Album of the Year "No Dogs Allowed" Won [14]
Unsigned Artist of the Year Herself Nominated [15]
Alt/Indie Artist of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year "Not but for You, Bunny" Nominated
2019 Singer Songwriter of the Year Herself Won [16]
Alt/Indie Artist of the Year Nominated [17]
Song of the Year "I'm So Sorry" (as featured artist) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Milman, Lilly (July 18, 2018). "Meet Sidney Gish, the 21-Year-Old Singer-Songwriter Opening for Mitski". Billboard.
  2. ^ a b "Ed Buys Houses". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "No Dogs Allowed". Bandcamp. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  4. ^ Corcoran, Nina (January 11, 2018). "Sidney Gish: No Dogs Allowed Album Review". Pitchfork.
  5. ^ Marotta, Michael (December 13, 2018). "Here are the winners from the 2018 Boston Music Awards". Vanyaland. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  6. ^ Thompson, Stephen (March 5, 2019). "The Austin 100". NPR.
  7. ^ "Stereogum's 40 Best New Bands Of 2018". Stereogum. October 29, 2018. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  8. ^ "Instagram". Archived from the original on December 26, 2021.
  9. ^ "Bernie Sanders 2020 Comp, by Various Artists".
  10. ^ "Cokesbury - Sidney Gish: music vid + ALBUM DOWNLOAD". YouTube. December 29, 2016. Retrieved April 7, 2019..
  11. ^ "Midnight Jingle - Sidney Gish". YouTube. January 29, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  12. ^ "Sidney Gish - I'm Filled With Steak, and Cannot Dance". YouTube. January 2, 2018. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  13. ^ "Sidney Gish - Sin Triangle". YouTube. January 2, 2018. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  14. ^ "Boston Music Awards 2018". Boston Music Awards. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  15. ^ "2018 Nominees". Boston Music Awards. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  16. ^ "Boston Music Awards 2019". Boston Music Awards. Retrieved April 8, 2021.
  17. ^ "2019 Nominees". Boston Music Awards. Retrieved April 8, 2021.

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