Isolde Lasoen has released her latest album called Oh Dear. The drummer, songwriter, and vocalist created each of the ten tracks from the drums up and presented both instrumental and vocal selections with influences from jazz to pop. Each piece is an adventure in texture, rich orchestrations, varying instrumentations, and captivating harmonies.
The mood of Oh Dear hits its stride with the ever-evolving French-influenced duet with Bertrand Burgalat titled “Douce Mélancolie.” The strings add drama as the psychedelic rock feel cradles the two vocalists. Lasoen’s backing vocals have depth and gorgeous harmonies. The different colors of the guitar [...]
First Aid Kit has released their new album, Palomino. The critically acclaimed Swedish duo consists of singer-songwriters and sisters Johanna and Klara Soderberg. Palomino is filled with eleven songs that frame the sisters’ vocals with strings, horns, pop synths, catchy drumbeats, full bass, and well-placed guitar. Both sisters share lead vocals and combine to create angelic vocal harmonies.
With a propelling opener song, “Out Of My Head,” First Aid Kit will capture your attention with their powerful vocals and stunning harmonies. The style is a cross between pop and rock, which will pull in many fans, regardless of their [...]
Tamino is a Belgian-Egyptian singer, songwriter, guitarist, oudist, and Egyptian actor. He came to the guitar as a teenager when he found a rare resonator guitar in the attic of his late grandfather – the Egyptian actor and musician Muharram Fouad, who became known as “The Voice of the Nile.”. Today Tamino plays the guitar and the oud – creating a double bridge to his cultural past, ultimately understanding and articulating his emotional present. Tamino’s sophomore album, Sahar, explores mystery and wonder, romance and devotion, sorrow and hope.
“The Longing” opens with Tamino’s tapestry of guitar and oud [...]
Lauran Hibberd is an English singer-songwriter from the Isle of Wight. Starting in 2018, with her single “Call Shotgun,” Hibberd has been releasing music and gaining momentum with her blend of pop-rock. Hibberd says, “have since then released a bunch of singles, a debut EP, and am about to release a second EP (recorded with LA producer ‘Suzy Shinn’) whilst recording my debut album. I’ve been lucky enough to tour with Hippo Campus and The Regrettes around the UK and Europe, play some bucket-list festivals (GLASTONBURY), and sell out my own headline tours. Lockdown has stopped everything ‘live’ [...]