We discovered this artist some time ago, thanks to the always enlightening newsletter of Jordan Reyne. Shayfer James is a theatrical songwriter that allows the listener to enjoy an unfathomable world, full of darkly lyrical and evocative stories. A very personal artistic proposal shaped by poetry, piano, delicate arrangements and outstanding performing skills. He has toured […]
A Singular Soundtrack
Fifteen years ago I bought the album ‘Diabolical Streak‘ from Projekt, the independent label shop. That was my travel ticket to the world of Jill Tracy and I have not looked back since then. As the official bio goes, ‘Jill Tracy is a San Francisco-based singer/pianist/storyteller and “musical evocateur” who has garnered multiple awards and […]
Thy Last Drop describe themselves as three vagabonds telling talesof 19th century death, debauchery and the drop… Their ‘Victorian murderpunk / vagabond folk’ is full of energy, as this video of the song ‘Tyburn Jig’ proves. Line up: Albert Crowe (Lead Vocal, Octave Mandola, Mandolin), Amil Magpantay (Bandurria, vocal and anything else he can find), Andrew Akehurst (Piano […]
) Born in 1980 in Gentofte, Agnes Caroline Thaarup Obel is a Danish singer/songwriter. Her mother, Katja Obel, was a jurist but also a brilliant musician and this let Agnes learn to play the piano when she was just a child. Today Agnes writes, plays, sings, records and produces all her material herself.
This is an atypical post for this series because this time we did not found the music; the music found us. Clara Engel contacted us because she though that her songs would suit ‘A Singular Sountradck’ and, after listening to her album ‘Ashes and Tangerines’ we could deny that she was absolutely right. As British […]