Kim Gordon’s new single is inspired by her return to Los Angeles
Kim Gordon has released a new single inspired by her return to Los Angeles. Called “Murdered Out”, it’s about the city’s low rider car culture of customised vehicles. “Cars painted with black matte spray, tinted windows, blackened logos and black wheels,” says Gordon.
“I met the über talented Justin Raisen, the producer, offhandedly,” she explains. “He was working on a project with another artist and kept sending me tracks to listen to with the possibility of getting me to sing on one of them. When I learned I could make up my own lyrics, I was in. With the remaining bits of unused vocals, he started what would be "Murdered Out." Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint plays drums, based on the trashy drums that Justin first laid down. I went back and did more vocals and guitar and we mixed it…"Murdered Out" was such a great surprise! Looking forward to our next collaboration.”
Kim Gordon’s “Murdered Out” is out now on Matador.