Tag: producer

Hania Rani – Don’t Break My Heart

     Polish artist Hania Rani just released her second full-length LP this year, Ghosts, following up February’s On Giacometti (soundtrack). Ghosts (just in time for Halloween) is a haunting set of compositions, including Don’t Break My Heart (seen/heard here). Hania Rani is a composer, singer, songwriter, and producer, and she uses all of her skills to great effect on Ghosts. Collaboration is the order of the day as well, with Patrick Watson and Ólafur Arnalds chipping in. Duncan Bellamy,…

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Peter Wise – Only Gotta Start

     Pop singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist,  Peter Wise makes his Vodka debut with Only Gotta Start (seen/heard here). This is the first single from a forthcoming as yet unnamed 13-track LP. Wise has a beautiful tenor voice, and he’s not afraid to let it ring out. I  was torn between using this version, which includes other instruments and backing vocals, and this one with Wise, a microphone, and a keyboard. In the end, I chose the full-instrumentation version, but they are both…

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Aibai – Glow

     Aibai is a producer, based in Minneapolis, that stitches together music from her experience with electronica, and blends these influences with modern alternative, ambient, and rhythm and blues, or what Aibai refers to as, “indietronica.” Here on Glow, one of several singles from a new self-titled EP (March 2021), Aibai fronts this easy on the ears music with vocals from Des, better known as Swims. This is a beautiful track on many levels. Aibai certainly shows that her producer chops are well-honed. Also on the EP, More Than Friends, with Colby Hansen…

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Scott Warren – Indivisible

     Singer-songwriter-producer, Scott Warren has a new rock-flavored release, Good Love (February 2016).  This pop track, Divisible/Indivisible, is from the Dyed In The Wool long-player (August 2012). Mr. Warren has played a variety of styles of music from pop, to folk, to indie-rock and combines those styles with an eye toward the rockier numbers on Good Love. Scott’s musical history on record goes back to his work with Signal Hill Transmission that included a couple of EP’s and LPs dating back as far as 2002.  He currently has three solo released…

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