Interview: Singer/Songwriter Sofia Wolfson

A new EP and cross-continental move from the burgeoning songstress

For centuries the world’s been awash with performers—singers with an instrument and a story to tell. Some fade from memory, others never stuck. To grab hold of a listener, captivate and charm, there needs to be something more. With her new EP Side Effects out today, singer/songwriter Sofia Wolfson does exactly that. There are traces of those that have come before, and maybe even a …

Premiere: “Karen” by Felix and the Future

A dazzling narrative quest in the queer art-pop artist's latest music video

With the inherent theatricality in “Karen” by Felix and the Future, the musician (along with co-director Michael St Onge) has crafted a music video of epic proportions. A ballad with electronic twists receives visual support from warped religious iconography and a precious metal plating throughout. Sexuality runs rampant, as a heroine figure guides viewers through the experience—receiving adoration and doubt along the way. “Karen is …

Premiere: “Waking Life” by Sorcha Richardson

A new hand-drawn lyric video, illustrated and filmed by the singer/songwriter

An ethereal current—almost electric—runs through the even, honest and warm timbre of singer/songwriter Sorcha Richardson‘s vocals. The Dubliner, now residing in Brooklyn, has released a series of hand-drawn and DIY-produced lyric videos. The latest, “Waking Life,” premieres here today. The track invokes many instances of domesticated nature—flower petals falling, raindrops against a bedroom window, shooting stars burning up her own name—earthly, even telluric. While these …