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Pitchfork – 31 Great Records You May Have Missed: Winter 2021

Groupie began when Ashley Kossakowski put out a call for bandmates on Craigslist, which was answered by guitarist Johanna Healy. Now a quartet, the Brooklyn band recently released a full-length debut, Ephemeral, an invigorating collection of post-punk leaning tracks about identity, nostalgia, and female empowerment. On the dreamy centerpiece, “Thick As Glue,” they interrogate the myth of the male artistic genius: “Young woman idolizing heroic men singing about heroin/Tried to keep it cool, now it’s my turn too. Who you think you’re looking up to?” –Quinn Moreland


Groupie

Ephemeral 12″ LP

GROUPIE are a Brooklyn 4-piece who play a captivating style of surfy post-punk somewhere within the venn diagram of The Breeders, Bikini Kill, & The Raincoats.