Sierra Ferrell is releasing her mesmerizing debut album on Rounder Records called Long Time Coming. Ferrell sings a dozen songs beautifully uncontrolled by category or period, and the project was co-produced by 10-time Grammy Award-winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton, Sarah Jarosz) and Australian musician Stu Hibberd and recorded at Nashville’s Southern Ground and Minutia studios. Ferrell was joined by an extraordinary collection of guest musicians, including Billy Strings, Sarah Jarosz, Dennis Crouch, Jerry Douglas, Tim O’Brien, Chris Scruggs, and Rory Hoffman.
“Jeremiah” has a strong foundation in bluegrass, not only [...]
Rosie Lowe is back with her most raw and unfiltered release to date, Now, You Know, released by Blue Flowers. Taking its title from a postcard unearthed on a dig through at her local Deptford market, its scrawled message from the past resonated with her compulsion to act on impulse. ‘Now, You Know’ became a mantra to encapsulate a new era of creative expression, and the mixtape provides a snapshot of an artist who continues to forge a singular path and leave as many doors open as possible ahead of her highly anticipated third album. Lowe retreated to a cabin in the Devon woods, converting a tiny shed into a studio to write the album in isolation. [...]
Mehro is an alternative pop singer/songwriter who has had a string of viral hits. His music videos have been viewed more than 3.3 million times on YouTube with popular singles being “lightning” and “perfume.” He gained the attention of Wonderland Magazine and was interviewed in July of 2020. He is now releasing his latest single called “Coastline.” The song is a follow-up to his debut EP, SKY ON FIRE, released earlier in 2021.
“Coastline” was written by Mehro and has lyrics based on hope for the future. “[Chorus] Look out over to thе west, To the shimmering lights on thе coastline, Don’t know how we’re gonna get [...]
Maya Beiser is a cellist, arranger, and producer who is bringing together a group of avant-garde cellists to create a multi-layered sound sculpture to discover innovative dimensions in some of Philip Glass’s most potent and achingly beautiful works. Her new album is Maya Beiser x Philip Glass, which was recorded at Hudson Hall in 2021. The album has multi-cello arrangements of Glass’ piano Etudes Nos. 2 and 5, Mad Rush, Music in Similar Motion, and selections from Naqoyqatsi, part of Glass’s Qatsi Trilogy with filmmaker Godfrey Reggio.
Beiser explains the album, “In making this album, I searched for layers [...]