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Prolific producer and songwriter Felicia Douglass is a fierce musical talent, whom you may recognize from her solo project or her work with Gemma, Dirty Projectors, Ava Luna, Baile, and Lip Set. This spring she has collaborated with dozens of artists online, found ways to keep moving while inside, and released several new tracks. This June, she’ll be the featured vocalist on Dirty Projectors new EP, Flight Tower. She recently invited us inside her Brooklyn home for a performance in her music room, along with a conversation with Maia Macdonald. “Ready For Your Miracle” (Felicia Douglass) and “Lose Your Love” (Dirty Projectors) are available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Shana Falana is one of our favorite dream-pop artists - currently based in Kingston, New York. Shana and Michael Amari explore darkness and light in their almost-meditative songs, which are illuminated by dazzling visual projections at live shows. During quarantine, Shana brought us into her home and daily life to give us a look at what’s happening in her world while live music isn’t happening. Music: "Go Higher" by Shana Falana Darkest Light is available now from Arrowhawk Records. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Shamir is Shamir is Shamir. Nothing more really needs to be said. A singular voice and chameleon-like talent across mediums, sliding thru music genres and aesthetics - from pop beginnings to “indie rock Shamir” - he’s been thru it all, and puts his whole heart into every single release. Here, Shamir shares an raw, intimate acoustic performance from his home in Philadelphia. “I Wonder” is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
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Recent Episodes
Hollyy is a refreshing retro-soul garage rock band from Chicago. Here, they deliver a stunning live performance - captured at Fort Knox Studios in September 2020 - featuring music from their debut EP.
Ifeanyi Elswith is a contemporary R&B/hip-hop vocal artist from Avalon Park, Chicago, who can not only be found singing backup for the likes of Wyatt Waddell, but is now also producing music under her own name. In this episode, she performs music from her 2020 debut, Everything Festyle, with a full band (including Waddell on bass), recorded live at Senses To Soul School Of Music. Everything Festyle is available now from Rosebud Allday Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Alex Lleo is a UK-based songwriter whose new EP, Morning Heights, was recorded in Brooklyn, NY and is out now from Babywoman Records. In this episode, Alex delivers an exclusive acoustic performance, recorded live at home.
Tiye Phoenix is a NJ-based musician, beatmaker, producer, lyricist, songwriter,composer, artist, and “cool dope ass soul.” Here she checks in with a raw performance from her latest record, live from home. The Glow EP is available now. Check out the video for "So Real" and listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Phantom Wave is a Brooklyn shoegaze/dream-pop band driven by core members Ian Carpenter (guitar, vocals) and Rachel Fischer (drums). Here, the band offers a lush, dreamy performance from their practice space. Wilds is available now from Phantom Wave. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Golden Alphabet is an “overly colorful, reverb-saturated, indie-psych-folk” band originally from Tucson, Arizona, currently based in In Brooklyn, NY. Here, they join us from home for an intimate performance. Removable Baby Jesus is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.