Now this was a gem in the inbox. You could definitely say I’m a sucker for hushed female vocals, such as those along the lines of Rachel Yamagata, Imogen Heap, Maria Taylor, and the like. So when London-based singer/songwriter/composer Natasha Miren recently sent over her latest work, I was a bit taken aback, and also excited to share.
Her own version of guitar-driven indie pop is perfectly encapsulated in her single, “Scarlet.” While it starts off melodic and slow, I promise you by the end of the track you’ll be completely engaged, nodding along, lost in the entire production. Listen below and be sure to keep her on your radar.
Oh my, my, my. I am in love. Those sweet vocals and swaying rhythms simply put my actions to a halt. I really am digging Britain’s Whinnie Williams reach back into time with those swelling string sections and brassy horns in the background of track, “You Don’t Love Me.”
Effortless and enjoyable, stream a few of her tracks below and be sure to follow up here.
It seems that Luxembourg native, Sun Glittershad a very special time while he was on tour in Japan recently. His latest single drop, “Take me to the ocean,” was done in collaboration with the Japanese artist, Cuushe. I love her delicate vocals on top of the already wonky, discordant tones.
Grab your copy via Bandcamp below and be sure to check out his latest album release, Cosmic Oceans, which featured the talented Steffaloo.
Re-charge Monday. Emails, hellos & thank-you’s, filling up the calendar, and hopefully squeezing in a grocery trip. Here’s a handful of tracks that have helped ease my packed days and long drives as of late.
Simply known as Laurel, this singer-songwriter has quickly gained the attention of many with only two singles released. Well produced, and mostly heavy on the lovesick content – Laurel’s sound is easily accessible to listeners. As she’s currently working hard at getting a debut album out soon, I’m hoping we get a few more singles out of her – perhaps some remixes as well…
One of my favorite things is going to see a band I am familiar with live and then falling in love with another artist on the bill. I love the connection, surprise, and then spending time listening to even more music I haven’t heard before.
Last week I was lucky to catch Darlingside in Philadelphia and managed to get their early enough to listen to opener, Heather Maloney. With such a folky, unique voice – I was immediately struck. The tightness of her two other bandmates helps her vocals truly stand out and lead the show. Her set was bouncy and spirited, leaving me almost disappointed when it was eventually coming to an end.
With a new release due out in January, listen below to her remarkable album, Time & Change.