This week’s episode features great music that benefits great causes—including four killer comps


Thanks for checking out our 20th (!!!!!!) segment of Quick Picks, featuring—you know it—local music we’re listening to and loving right now.

Here’s what we’re recommending this week:

  1. Simply Having a Wonderful Compilation Wax Nine x Father/Daughter Records; benefitting Feeding America (featured song: “12.23.95” by Pronoun)
  2. TV Tunes – A Retrospective of TV Theme Songs – put together by Future Teens; benefitting First Nations Development Institute (featured song: Gilmore Girls’ theme song by Marinara)
  3. Booked by Grandma Charity Compilation Album Vol. 1 – put together by Booked by Grandma; benefitting For the Gworls (featured song: “Life” – THICK)
  4. Plastic Miracles Compilation Vol 2 – put together by Plastic Miracles; benefitting Black Trans Travel Fund (featured song: “Heartbreak” by Oceanator)
  5. “Temporary”Wet Leather – from forthcoming mixtape Waxworks Vol. 1 on Bandcamp; benefitting Bushwick Ayuda Mutua)

Grab these releases on ~the internet~ now + support your favorite artists and venues this season by *buying* music and merch (like this shirt from Our Wicked Lady).


Find the full episode on YouTube here and be sure to follow Blonde Records and get caught up on previous episodes on Left Bank Magazine’s YouTube channel.

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