singer-songwriter

Jessica Pratt

Jessica Pratt Announces New Album ‘On Your Own Love Again’

If you love folk, specifically the gentle sound of classical guitar playing, you likely spent much of 2012 and the following years giving Jessica Pratt‘s self-titled debut a whole lot of play time. Now the California-based singer-songwriter is returning in 2015 with a follow-up, at long last. The album, titled On Your Own Love Again, drops […]

Melody's Echo Chamber

Melody’s Echo Chamber Shares New Single “Shirim”

America always seems a little late to the get-go for artists that aren’t in our neighborhood. One musician who, for the most part, slipped through the cracks in the US is French musician Melody’s Echo Chamber. The Paris-based multi-instrumentalist Melody Prochet mixes colorful psychedelia with melodic chamber pop. The outcome? A whole lot of smoky, dream-filled songs […]

Bjork

Bjork Releasing New Album in 2015

Iceland’s unofficial queen Björk is back in the studio. The influential singer-songwriter told audiences she will have a new record out next year when explaining why she wouldn’t be at the London premiere of Biophilia Live, the captured film from her recent tour behind 2011’s excellent Biophilia.  The post reads: “We are so sorry, but since Björk is already […]

Alex G

Stream Aleg G’s New Single “Hollow”

There are some genres so flooded with artists that it’s hard to decide what actually stands out from the rest. This year, the sappy singer-songwriter trope has been given a diamond in the pile and there’s no denying he’s as talented as he sounds. Pennsylvania native Alex Giannascoli, or better known as Alex G, pens […]

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You + Me Stream Lyric Video For “Capsized”

You + Me, the new side project of singers Dallas Green (City and Colour) and Alecia Moore (P!nk) have released a lyric video for their song “Capsized,” which comes off the duo’s upcoming debut release, Rose Ave. Admittedly, the project isn’t what people would have expected when we first saw Moore performing duets with Green […]

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Brent Walsh (I The Mighty) Announces Solo Record, ‘7’

At long last, vocalist Brent Walsh of I The Mighty has finally made an official announcement regarding his upcoming solo record. In a short informational teaser that was published to the singer-songwriter’s Facebook page, Walsh explains how the upcoming record will be a collection of extremely diverse tracks that were recorded in pieces over the […]

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Tove Lo Streams New Singles “Timebomb” and “Moments”

Rising pop singer Tove Lo will drop her debut album, Queen Of The Clouds, on September 30. Way back in March, she shared a video for “Habits,” but now as the release draws nearer, she’s releasing more singles in anticipation. This time we get a better glimpse with “Timebomb” and “Moments.” Lo’s glossy electro-pop and emotionally barring lyrics […]

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UTG Premiere: Kyle Cox – “Never Looking Back”

We have spent a good portion of July introducing you to a new generation of talent that we feel will soon be dominating headlines worldwide. We’ve featured hard rock, pop, and rap before today, and can now add rising singer-songwriters to the list as well. Kyle Cox may not be a household name just yet, […]

Kimbra

Kimbra Announces Fall US Tour Dates

In 2011, Kimbra made her splash in the US by starring in Gotye’s massive hit “Somebody That I Used to Know” and received high praise for her own full-length record, Vows. Now the New Zealand singer-songwriter is dropping bizarre, infectious hits like “90s Music” off her upcoming sophomore album, The Golden Echo, due out August 19 via Warner […]

Jessie Ware

MUSIC VIDEO: Jessie Ware – “Tough Love”

British soul singer Jessie Ware made a huge splash in 2012 with her debut studio album Devotion. She announced a return to the scene last month with “Tough Love,” her first single since that record, which features airy beats and her falsetto swoon-inducing vocals. Now we get a video to go along with said single, and it’s almost […]

Sharon Van Etten Are We There

REVIEW: Sharon Van Etten – ‘Are We There’

Artist: Sharon Van Etten Album: Are We There Genre: Folk Rock Label: Jagjaguwar Sharon Van Etten is a rarity among musicians. The New Jersey native will step onstage and squabble with her three-piece backing band, combining nervous jokes with a half-snort laugh that would probably get a kid bullied in middle school. She’s a bit […]

Owen Pallett In Conflict

REVIEW: Owen Pallett – ‘In Conflict’

Artist: Owen Pallett Album: In Conflict Genre: Chamber Pop Label: Domino/Secret City Owen Pallett has been standing on the curved line of fame for years. The 34-year-old Canadian has yet to become a household name, but he’s played a part in the sound of so many who are. As a composer, he’s done arrangements for the […]