All "Pepi Ginsberg" stories

Companion – “20th Century Crime”

Over four albums under her given name, Pepi Ginsberg crafted whimsical and vivid singer-songwriter fare which we profiled via the throaty and rhapsodic “Coca Cola,” the Dylan-lilting “Son,” and the buoyant, folk/jazz boho bounce of “The Waterline.” After 2009’s East Is East, Ginsberg paused her solo output in order to experiment with more group-oriented fare:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 17, 2012 - 4:45 pm

New Pepi Ginsberg – “Coca Cola”

“Coca Cola”‘s the lead track from Brooklyn songwriter Pepi Ginsberg’s forthcoming East Is East, the ten-song followup to 2008’s Red. (You might recall, “The Waterline,” “Son.”) She’s said the new collection was inspired by wanting to discover “what the love child of Bob Dylan and Deerhoof would sound like.” Last time she passed through, we… More »

By: brandon / December 10, 2009 - 10:40 am

Pepi Ginsberg Covers Ra Ra Riot

The production throughout Pepi Ginsberg’s third LP Red, expertly handled by Dr. Dog’s Scott McMicken, steeps her vocals in a form-fitting, vintage cast. This cover of Ra Ra’s typically bittersweet “Oh, La,” though, trades some of that dust for somewhat drier tones and more modern touches (buzzy bass and an undercurrent of guitar jabs, etc.),… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 29, 2008 - 2:50 pm

New Pepi Ginsberg – “Son”

Brooklyn-based songwriter Pepi Ginsberg made it onto our radar with the colorful, psychedelic video for “The Waterline” from her third album Red. The song blended Edie Brickell warmth with a jazzier early-period Jolie Holland enunciation and a general Beatnik feel to the old-NY lyricism. On “Son,” another Red track, Ginsberg sounds more like Dylan i… More »

By: brandon / August 28, 2008 - 3:04 pm

New Pepi Ginsberg Video – “The Waterline”

The 24-year-old Brooklyn (via Philadelphia) singer-songwriter Pepi Ginsberg released her third album Red the end of last month. The collection, produced by her Park The Van labelmate Scott McMicken of Dr. Dog, has a vintage, analog-drenched feel, but with more than enough tweaks and twitters to keep it expansive and interesting. The Albert Birney-directed video… More »

By: brandon / May 7, 2008 - 12:49 pm