Kimya Dawson is a Grammy winning, platinum selling singer songwriter most widely known for her work on the JUNO soundtrack and her former band, The Moldy Peaches. She has released 6 solo albums, including a children's album "Alphabutt". She has been featured in Rolling Stone, Spin, Entertainment Weekly, NY Times, NME, Q, AOL, etc. She has performed live on the View, at the Independent Spirit Awards, TED/Boulder, was invited to perform on Sesame Street, and also performed at the REM Tribute at Carnegie Hall.
Kimya's new solo album "Thunder Thighs" was self released October 18, 2011 on her own imprint Great Crap Factory. The album features guest performances from Aesop Rock, members of the Strokes, Mountain Goats, Forever Young Senior Citizen Rock and Roll Choir, Kimya's 5 year old daughter Panda, and many more.
"Kimya Dawson straddles the line between precious and profound".- Rolling Stone
"a veteran of the scrappy anti-folk circuit, with stream of consciousness songs that balance the caustic and the childlike"- NY Times