Beth May’s spectacular spoken word poetry album, The Family Arsonist, has a heartfelt fierceness akin to Mary Lambert. The album centers on themes of bipolar disorder and family dysfunction. You need to hear this…
A standout discovery of last year was Sturgill Simpson. Simpson was featured on “Bobby Reid” by Lucette on Muruch’s #1 Album of 2014. His own music showcases heartbreaking lyrics emotionallly rendered in a warm tone.
As a fan of Jazz and Electronica, ProleteR hits the sweet spot for me. Check out the French remixer’s latest release, Rookie, at Bandcamp. And from the back catalogue, this Frank Sinatra tribute? C’est Incroyable!
Songwriting team Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk have released a new collection of their songs on Bandcamp. Performers include Rent‘s Anthony Rapp and Andy Mentius late of NBC’s Smash and soon to appear on CW’s The Flash. Laura Osnes (wonderful in the recent Bonnie and Clyde musical) sings “Say the Word,” an earlier version of which by Vienna Teng is available here.