Single | I Said Yes – Virginia

Oracular UK folksters, I Said Yes, have returned. Their all-new single, ‘Virginia’, is an earnest love song that builds up its tensities with percolative guitar and textured production. It all leads into a fabulous crescendo, replete with subtle horns, synth,…

Album | Lia Ices – Family Album

In the same way that Joni Mitchell reflected the California vibe on Blue, Lia Ices mirrors a similar consciousness on Family Album 50-some years farther down the road. Her 2014 album, Ices, marched to a synthetic beat with layered electronics and loops. Having moved…

Interview | FFS 5 with Natalie Gelman

With its bluesy undertones, sweet, singalong chorus, and—of course—Natalie Gelman’s gorgeous voice, ‘Better Days’ has been a highlight from off of her latest LP, Moth to the Flame (Blue Élan) Just a couple weeks back, the soulful singer-songwriter releases an…

Album | Yuval Ron – Sacred Spiral

Yuval Ron’s esteemed artistry has led him to Oscars fame for West Bank Story, Getty Museum compositions, and beyond. A renowned name in the world music scene, his broad resume speaks for itself. This makes it all the more wonderful…