The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, announced its 2016 Short List of Canadian albums today. Announcing…Read More
While at first glance the name may conjure up an image of ‘Volleyball teams and cheerleading squads’ as suggested by 20jazzfunkgreats, others read a military connotation – some kind of legendary all female American crack squad. Whatever the impression, the first listen suggests a divergent story. In truth, U.S. Girls is the creative force of a lone American woman, Meghan Remy.
In 2008, Remy began recording her solo project at home, surrounding herself with a myriad of different instruments and equipment: microphones, a busted drum machine, a failing four-track, an old reel-to-reel player and other less-than-cutting-edge electronic devices. She has pursued minimalist aesthetic with a militant by-any-means-necessary attitude, merging her experimental compositions with her distinctive photocopy-art visual aesthetic to deliver starkly defined statement LP’s like her debut ‘Introducing’ & sophomore ‘Go Grey’ on Siltbreeze Records.
U.S.Girls’, sci-fi dance number “New Age Thriller” is the latest video from her 2015 release Half Free (her 4AD debut), and directed by Meg Remy’s father-in- law Ross Turnbull. Onakabazien…Read More
U.S. Girls has released a brand new video for the track “Navy & Cream” As well as, of upcoming tours of Australia, New Zealand,…Read More
Meg Remy’s career as U.S. Girls has offered up plenty of treasure so far, but the follow-up to 2012’s Gem might be her most…Read More
Next month sees the release of Half Free, the debut album from Meg Remy’s U.S. Girls on 4AD, released 25th September. Premiered on BBC…Read More
Meghan Remy, the sole female force behind U.S. Girls, brings you the new video for “Work From Home,” off of her latest Slim Twig-produced albumRead More