Posts By Vrinda Jagota

Saint Mela: first bloom

On spirited songs that shift eagerly among pop, hip-hop, rock, and soul, the voice of standout singer Wolf Weston emerges as a stirring new instrument.

Tasha: Alone at Last

On her quietly confident debut, this soulful Chicago singer-songwriter offers portraits of intimacy and songs about the need for self-love.

Molly Burch: First Flower

On her second album, the Austin singer-songwriter strengthens her voice and broadens her perspective, turning her gaze from romance to a more nuanced view of her own anxieties.

Molly Burch: First Flower

On her second album, the Austin singer-songwriter strengthens her voice and broadens her perspective, turning her gaze from romance to a more nuanced view of her own anxieties.

Habibi: Cardamom Garden EP

Delving deeper into their lead singer’s Iranian-American roots, the band melds Farsi lyrics with shades of the Beach Boys and the Shangri-Las.

Habibi: Cardamom Garden EP

Delving deeper into their lead singer’s Iranian-American roots, the band melds Farsi lyrics with shades of the Beach Boys and the Shangri-Las.

Kllo: Backwater

The Australian duo’s debut full length features warm, pleasing vocal lines and electro-pop beats, but it never coheres to tell the kind of story they want to tell.

Amy O: Elastic

The lo-fi bedroom pop that defined Indiana singer-songwriter Amy Oelsner’s early career grows much larger on her latest album. She uses new instrumentation to express old feelings of anger, longing, and fear.