Goat Girl: "We're all drawn to gray sonics that don't quite sound right"

Goat Girl
(Image credit: Holly Whitaker)

On the same day that South London’s Goat Girl signed with Rough Trade Records in 2018, another deal was being made behind closed doors. And so, just as their debut might’ve been set against the backdrop of Brexit, the band’s sophomore lands in the middle of a global pandemic.

But while the rest of the world might’ve fallen into political chaos during the last three years, Goat Girl has evolved from the dogged punk tenacity of their debut into a sprawling four-headed hydra. 

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Cheri Amour

Cheri Amour is a writer, editor and broadcaster intent on amplifying the voices of women and non-binary artists in print, online and on air. During her twenties, she played lead guitar in a touring two-piece, sharing the stage with The Slits and John Peel-approved punks The Nightingales. Formerly Deputy Editor at TGA Magazine, Cheri headed up its Tech section pouring over pedals with everyone to indie icon Debbie Smith (Echobelly/Curve) to multi-instrumentalist Katie Harkin (Sleater Kinney/Waxahatchee/Wye Oak). She's currently working on an upcoming 33 1/3 book on the unassuming influence of South Bronx sister troupe ESG, out in Spring 2023.