“A Blessing and a Curse to Understand; Activating Océane.” by Ania B. Holland

Photography by Noah Guerin Sifting through her Logic X projects folder, Maya opened her logic session,  showing a multilayered track stacked with vocals. Each sung at a different pitch intertwined with an extra set of reversed vocals sitting underneath the backing harmonies of a demo version of what would be her debut single, “I’ll Try,…

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“Call Me” by Doren

Doren is a 20 year old singer, songwriter, rapper and trumpet player from Brooklyn. Music has been a guiding force in his life for as long as he can remember, but he began taking it seriously ten years ago while playing trumpet. A graduate of LaGuardia High School, Doren has attended music programs at Juilliard, Jazz At Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall to learn all he can about music and find new sounds. He is currently a student in the Studio Composition program at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music. 

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“The Well” by Jordon Bolden

JORDON BOLDEN is a multi-hyphenate musician and tv actor/producer from Seattle Washington. Growing up in a Baptist church, he became a choir director at 9 years old and discovered creating his own music during the after-service band sessions. His music is as biracial as his DNA – taking influence from his father’s taste in John…

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IgnoRANT by Racquel Jones

“The voice of the record is addressing truth; in its raw blatant pure form void of the disposition of wrong or right. It’s my voice…along with the voice of anyone who has ever felt stereotyped. It may seem at times cynical, sarcastic, provocative and uncomfortable, but the anguish is palpable by intention. It’s a voice…

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“immoderate” by Yi-Mei

Yi-Mei is a cellist and singer-songwriter from Santa Monica, California. She studies classical cello at the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA where she is a member of NEC’s award-winning graduate piano trio in residence, Trio Gaia. She has been writing songs on the piano from a young age, but only began experimenting with singing…

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Convict Julie Music

Convict Julie is an Alternative R&B artist, songwriter, and producer from the Westside of Atlanta. Growing up on Bankhead, she draws from her experiences, covering topics of heartbreak and struggle with raw emotion that can be heard and felt from her first single “Devil’s Playground” to her EP “Let’s Swim.” Her lyrical diversity can be…

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Nouhi’s Nomad

New York City-based Iranian-American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Nouhi’s Nomad has been on a musical journey since the age of three, when he picked up the violin. At age eight, he switched to piano, while studying Persian percussion, before discovering his true calling: singing. At twelve, he began studying classical voice, also picking up guitar and bass…

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“PSYCHE” by Olivia Royal

The PSYCHE Mixtape is a brand new take on the pop girl group. A girl group of Olivia Royal’s alter egos, Olivia is challenging the notion that we all belong in brand boxes by taking it to the extreme. Comprised of Olivia’s head (Cassie), heart (Isabela), and gut (Yummy) PSYCHE is a new way to…

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