Weyes Blood: It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everybody

Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) is set to follow up 2019’s critically acclaimed Titanic Rising with the new 10-track release And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow (out 18 November). It’s the second LP in a trilogy from the singer-songwriter. From it comes the lead single, “It’s Not Just Me, It’s Everybody,” a sprawling, orchestral rumination on loneliness, instability and interconnectedness. Mary Lattimore’s lush harp arrangement and …

Zella Day: Dance For Love

LA-based recording artist Zella Day releases her second track of 2021, “Dance For Love,” a celebratory ode to Roy Orbison. Produced by Jay Joyce, the track soars on Day’s passionate vocals and an array of sonic accompaniment that includes dazzling keys and guitar, as well as drums by Autolux’s Carla Azar and thumping bass by Cage The Elephant’s Daniel Tichenor. It’s a bright dance-floor-ready track …

Weyes Blood: In the Beginning

Natalie Mering has the uncanny ability to bewitch any listener into a trance with her forthrightly beautiful voice. It might surprise some to learn that Mering spent years playing noise rock in Philadelphia with an instrument she built herself; however, it’s in the mournful folk songs she composes under the name Weyes Blood that something true emerges. Still, her music feels less nostalgic and more …