Premiere: “One Year Hence” by Daniel Hart

The composer and violinist's haunting single from The Green Knight soundtrack

As anticipation surges for the 30 July release of auteur David Lowery’s epic Arthurian adaptation, The Green Knight, from independent media company A24, LA-based composer and violinist Daniel Hart‘s aural introduction to the soundtrack comes by way of the haunting debut single, “One Year Hence.” The track alone is a thriller—an unsettling atmospheric immersion that grips listeners from start to finish. From eerie orchestration to harrowing choral punctuation, it’s an …

Premiere: “2 Lovers” by Dana and the Wolf

A ruminative, soulful single in advance of the duo's debut LP, LA Fade

Burbank-based duo Dana and the Wolf (aka Dana Hobson and Daniel Wolf) premiere “2 Lovers,” a thematic follow-up to April’s “It’s Too Late,” another considered exploration of non-monogamous relationships. From Hobson’s powerful, pliable vocals and soulfully sincere lyricism to the steady, supportive and percussive instrumental, the track rises into pensive anthemic artistry. Together for more than a decade, the couple, originally from Chicago, probe their personal …

Premiere: “Right Here” by KODO, Emilíana Torrini + The Colorist Orchestra

The traditional Japanese drumming collective collaborates with an Icelandic vocalist and Belgian concept act

Belgian pop-music collective The Colorist Orchestra was founded in 2013 by Aarich Jespers and Kobe Proesmans with the intent to be rearranged to accommodate a series of singer-songwriter collaborators. They once again join forces with acclaimed Icelandic recording artist Emilíana Torrini on “Right Here,” a track from the forthcoming  Kodo Together album (out 9 July). The LP is the vision of multi-generation Japanese drum collective KODO. They’ve …