by Carly Schorman – Erin Rae “Putting on Airs” If you don’t know Erin Rae yet, you better make that a priority today. This Tennessee-raised songwriter approaches modern indie folk like she’s stringing together a flower wreath in 1971. There’s something forthright about the earthy Americana of Erin Rae and
by Carly Schorman – The Breakup Society “Strength Was Always Your Weakness” Nicole Laurenne (of The Darts) and Bob Hoag (of Flying Blanket Recording) join The Breakup Society on their new single for an all-star summer smash. “Strength Was Always Your Weakness” shines a bright ray of sunny pop into
by Carly Schorman – Of The Valley “Italy” Brian DellaValle, the songwriter behind Of The Valley, divides his time between Copenhagen and Toronto, but hopefully he’ll put a stateside tour on his to-do list because I’m so obsessed right now. “Italy” conveys a certain stolen intimacy; like a secretly witnessed exchange of
by Carly Schorman – Truvonne “Crazy Love” “Crazy Love” started out as a simple freestyle before Truvonne decided to flesh it out into a fully-formed single. That’s rad because last year it was Truvonne’s “Alright” that had us enthralled (and made our Best of 2017 list). “Crazy Love” has that
by Carly Schorman – Sabiyha “Bird” Get ready for a voice that will haunt you. “Bird”, the debut single from London-based artist, Sabiyha, provides the perfect introduction to the combined power of her lyricism and vocals. Brooding, orchestral indie-folk sets the backdrop for the heart-wrenching performance on “Bird” as the
Magdalena Bay “Waking Up” The synth-centered sounds of Magdalena Bay will have you feeling like your floating in a neon dream on a cool, coastal night with their new single, “Waking Up”. The pop duo of Mica Tenenbaum (Singer/Songwriter) and Matthew Lewin (Songwriter/Producer) create retro-styled electro-pop with a completely modern aesthetic.
Carlos Arzate “Broken Glass” “Broken Glass” is the first single from Carlos Arzate’s forthcoming release, Camaleon. The Tucson songwriter went back to soulful music of Otis Redding and Sam Cooke to find the right tones for this latest endeavor and the end result is powerful. A moving declamation for this era of