What makes this song so special is not just its emotional piano melodies, but its self-awareness; Stréliski can be heard describing her composition by name, saying:  “For me, ‘Plus tôt’ is a piece that talks about this sort of space and time that you’re in before things happen to you. The sort of calm that you can feel when you don’t know that some events are … Continue reading

Wash off ash from life’s disasters with soothing neoclassical sounds from Richard Luke  Originally premiered on the 405, view archived article here.  Richard Luke and Amira Bedrush-McDonald recently combined their respective talents on the piano and violin to write and release a beautiful neoclassical record called Voz. Conceived by Luke when he was unable to speak, the title is ironic; the album features only peaceful … Continue reading

This track has the spirit of Joanna Newsom’s work, what with its striking vocal progressions and delicate piano accompaniment. RHAIN “tripped and fell down into the gutter where [she] was shrink-rayed by a passing power ranger…” where she recorded “Josephine” to pass the time- or so the story goes…  Source: SoundCloud / RHAIN Continue reading