Hometown: Boston, MA Sounds like: Bellbottomed dance rock that's two parts Marvin Gaye, one part Clash, with a twist of Rick James swagger -- all present on their hot single, "She's Into Black Guys." Recommended if you like: Passion Pit, !!!, Hockey You should know: Bodega Girls are making their name on the remix circuit, having already reworked tracks from indie faves like Passion Pit, Port O'Brien, and Wild Light. -- Written by Peter Gaston
LISTEN: Bodega Girls, "She's Into Black Guys (2.0 Mix)"
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