Songwriters

Yavin showcases modern grit in new single "Bitter"

Strange times, folks. For those of us who are finding time at home a bit of a blur, there is always music to liven things up. Boston’s Yavin provides a refreshing hit of electro-pop to romp in earnest. “Bitter” has all the sheen of sweet modernism: richly-layered hooks, a thumping bassline, and a much-desired summer evening vibe that feels so not far away. The young artist’s entire aesthetic is fit for the chaos and beauty of these present-day junctures; one can expect Yavin to become a talking point of the year, his single is just an intoxicatingly melancholic announcement too upbeat not to let loose to. Stream Yavin’s latest single below and stay healthy, New England. - Rene Cobar, photo by Eric Magnussen

   

Single Premiere: Adem Dalipi “What You Do”

We are proud to be able to premiere the latest single, "What You Do", from Adem Dalipi. This is Adem's second single of 2020 following-up last month's "Waiting For You", and will be available everywhere tomorrow, March 13th.

Adem continues to rack up the accolades, making it the final round of the TRI-C High School Rock Off last month and being asked to audition for American Idol last year.

   

Chance Emerson is ever the storyteller in new record "The Raspberry Men"

The man, the traveler, the folk singer-songwriter you got to check out is Chance Emerson. Shifting his time from Concord, NH to Hong Kong to Providence, RI, and beyond this artist has crafted a sonic journal of his travels titled The Raspberry Men, and wow does it tell a story. The new record has a worldly feel from the start as “How Can I” showcases toxic rhythms often found in Africa and some parts of Latin America; Emerson’s rich choruses are grandiose and provocative. Songs like “Annabelle” are rooted in modern melancholy: the feeling of missing someone real among the many faces in our various phone apps. “Coming to Japan” is an atmospheric tour of Emerson’s experience abroad as well as a confession, as he says, “No, I’m not from anywhere, I’m a nowhere man at heart.” Each song is a fantastic chapter in the life of an artist that dares to see the world for what it is, and he for what he could be in it. Stream the laid-back and oh-so-honest track “It Won’t Be Pretty” below for the midweek vibe you deserve. - Rene Cobar

   

Evan Uhlmann "Prime"

Evan Uhlmann has released a second single, "Prime", from his forthcoming album, Tea Lady, which is due out on March 27th. 

This follow's the single, "Dying Again", that we were able to premier last month. 

You can catch Evan Uhlmann at Hungry Brain on March 26th with Storm Jameson.

   

03.04: Moses Sumney plays final show of Bootleg Theater residency

Moses Sumney has become bigger than ever in the past several months, and with his new double album græ on the horizon, more fans are flocking to his style of R&B mixing with folk and soul. On March 4th, Sumney will play a free all-ages show at the Bootleg Theater, the final one of his residency at the venue which began back in February. He'll play songs from græ, many of which deal with the concepts of color and space as spectra and liminal entities. As fans enter the theater to the show, they'll hear music from græ playing around them in immersive 3D audio to create atmosphere, as well as stir up conversation and build community. Because it's free, attendance to the show is not guaranteed, so fans should head to the Bootleg Theater early to see Sumney perform. Take a listen to "Virile" from græ below. - Will Sisskind