Tag: songwriting

  • Hania Rani: Home

    Hania Rani: Home

    Just over a year after her impressive solo piano début album Esja for Gondwana Records, Polish pianist and composer Hania Rani returns with a new collection which expands significantly on her original sound. Featuring double bass, drums, a string quintet and the pianist herself on…

  • Bab L’Bluz: Nayda!

    Bab L’Bluz: Nayda!

    Originally formed in 2017 as a duo, Maroccan-French band Bab L’ Bluz is now a four piece power quartet based in Marrakesh. Comprised of Yousra Mansour on lead vocals and guembri, Brice Bottin on guembri and electric guitar, Hafid Zouaoui on drums and Jérôme Bartolome…

  • Birds on a Wire: Ramages

    Birds on a Wire: Ramages

    Sur la place où tout est tranquilleUne fille s’est mise à chanter On the square, where everything is quietA girl has started singing Jacques Brel Franco-American singer songwriter Rosemary Standley and Brazilian-born singer and cellist Dominique Pinto (aka Dom La Nena) released their enchanting self-titled…

  • Nadah El Shazly: Ahwar

    Nadah El Shazly: Ahwar

    Based in Cairo, Nadah El Shazly is a young multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer and electronic musician who debuted her singing career fronting a punk rock cover band. She has since collaborated with Egyptian artist Mohamed Shafiq as the Shorba Duo and started making a name for…

  • Brigid Mae Power: Head Above The Water

    Brigid Mae Power: Head Above The Water

    Following a first self-release in 2014 and two magnificent solo studio albums to date for Tompkins Square, namely her self-titled début in 2016 and The Two Worlds (2018), Galway and now London-based Irish visual artist and singer songwriter Brigid Mae Power has been ploughing her…

  • Inni-K: the hare & the line

    Inni-K: the hare & the line

    Born in Kildare and based in Dublin, Inni-K is an indie folk singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who also performs as a traditional Irish fiddler and singer under her own name Eithne Ní Chatháin – she released her first solo album titled Eithne in 2006. She was…

  • Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi: There is no Other

    Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi: There is no Other

    From the beginning of our musical partnership we have been struck with the commonality of the human experience through music; how instruments, modes and the very functions of songs and tunes are universal from culture to culture. In 2017, singer songwriter, banjo and fiddle player…

  • Karen O & Danger Mouse: Lux Prima

    Karen O & Danger Mouse: Lux Prima

    A beautifully crafted project and concept album, Lux Prima is the brainchild of indie rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs front woman Karen O and music producer Brian Burton aka Danger Mouse. With each piece identified by a different icon, the nine track song cycle on…