Hear 'Woman Is a Word,' an Effervescent New Single from L.A. Producer Empress Of

As a pop singer, Empress Of doesn’t lean on easy melodies, and as an electronic producer she doesn’t lean on familiar synths. The art moniker of Lorely Rodriguez, last year’s strong and curious full-length Me (Terrible/XL Recordings) laid plain her strength as both a songwriter and individual, offering generous…


Singer Kelly Lee Owens' 'Uncertainty' Is the Chillest Friday Jam

Here’s a near-perfect jam for your Summer Fridays, a track that absorbs you in its effervescent chill: “Uncertainty,” by British singer producer Kelly Lee Owens, is anything but. It’s languid, for sure, but its string arrangements and pulsing synths oscillate about her lithe voice with precision, further vibed-up by…

Get Haunted with a Lovely New Track From Electronic Producer James K

At what point is experimental electronic music just, like, folk songs? "Paranormal," the new song from New York producer/singer James K (aka Jamie Krasner), seems to me like an exploration of that question, by using synths that sound similar to musical saws and layering her voice to sensual perpendicular octaves.