JOYFULTALK: Ballad In 9

Canadian recording artist JOYFULTALK (aka multidisciplinary artist, musician and composer Jay Crocker) opens the door to an atmospheric, experimental jazz journey with his latest release, “Ballad In 9.” From Crocker’s forthcoming album, Familiar Science (out 6 May), the sublime sonic blend floats angelic, processed vocals over pronounced percussion and an alluring alto saxophone part contributed by Nicola Miller, which was recorded in one take. Altogether, it’s …

Tim Mislock feat. Heather Woods Broderick: With Love III

From LA-based musician Tim Mislock’s new seven-track ambient EP, With Love, comes the track “With Love III,” an emotionally engrossing collaboration with vocalist and composer Heather Woods Broderick. The comforting, ethereal sonic composition blankets listeners for nearly eight minutes. “All these songs were born as audio postcards sent to members of my musical family in the spring of 2020,” Mislock shared on social media. “They were meant …

Lunar Noon: The Rain

From musician Lunar Noon’s self-released debut album, Symbolic Creature, (out today), comes “The Rain,” an eclectic mosaic of a song. The album itself is a kaleidoscope of genres, with jazzy vocals, spacey electronic elements, Celtic harps and beyond. The artist—who wrote, arranged and produced all the tracks—says, “Circling a theme of superstition and good luck charms, the songs are about everything from ancient trees to family …