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Diamond Grinder covers the theme to the American space Western drama 'Firefly'. Theme song also known as "Serenity". 📺🎶⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

"Firefly: the space Western that defined a generation, sorta. The Star Wars prequels were contemporaneous, I s'pose; but, in its one season, Firefly gave us one of the most heartfelt sagas in the sky in the history of the the small screen, telling the sometimes tender, sometimes gritty, sometimes horrifying, sometimes just-plain-fun story of the Serenity crew. It was a childhood-defining show for Diamond Grinder songwriter/guitarist Margaret Nygard, whose TV time was fairly limited. Nygard recently shared the magic of Firefly with Eli Recht-Appel, Diamond Grinder's other songwriter/guitarist, who watched a lot of TV as a child, just not Firefly; it was love at first watch. This cover goes out to you Nathan Fillion.” - Diamond Grinder ⁣⁣

Diamond Grinder is a New York-based folk-rock band formed in 2021 by Margaret Nygard and Eli Recht-Appel, whose songwriting partnership traces back to early attempts during their high school days in San Francisco, California. After many years of off-and-on collaboration between the pair, Nygard moved to New York City in the summer of 2021, where Recht-Appel had lived for the previous five years. The two, both residing in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Queens, began to write music together frequently, overtime generating the material for their debut album, Expectations, which showcases not only the songwriting partnership at the core of Diamond Grinder, but also many exceptional performances by the rotating cast of New York musicians who have helped Nygard and Recht-Appel get their music off the ground.

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Ben Varian covers the theme to the American war comedy drama series 'M*A*S*H, also known as "Suicide Is Painless". 📺🎶⁣⁣ ⁣⁣

"The MASH theme is great for the same reason MASH is great - because even though it’s gussied up with all those brassy accoutrements, there’s something really bittersweet and lonely at the core of it. They took a song called “Suicide Is Painless” and turned it into a beloved sitcom theme, and you simply gotta tip your cap to that.” - Ben Varian ⁣

Ben Varian is a songwriter and producer making music in the corner of a former Pilates studio in Los Angeles, CA ⁣

Ben Varian on IG: / thebenvarianapproach

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Updated: Nov 5, 2023

H. Kink covers the theme to the 80s sitcom about a quick-witted, refined, portly English housekeeper 'Mr. Belvedere'. 📺🎶⁣⁣ ⁣

"When I was a little girl, I used to have a huge crush on Wesley. Really hope he hears this shit.” - H. Kink ⁣⁣

Indie duo H. Kink (the alter-superegos of Lisa Rieffel & Timm Sharp) is a Los Angelean project renouncing 20th century linear songwriting in favor of something a little less definable, a bit sassier and harder to pin down. While sticking mainly to the assortments of dirty bar-bathroom femmepop, H. Kink occasionally swim into more languid waters, such as love balladry or pseudo-country ... before departing instantly back into its comfort zone which is postpost post-adolescent pop-heat loops, tunnel-visioned ass shakers propelled by psychedelic shrapnel, harmonizing and tripping along until the pills wear off, the sun comes up, or probably both. ⁣

H. Kink on IG: / h.kinkband

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