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Liv Toerkell

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When the Flood Comes In: Taking New Directions With Stella Donnelly

The Australian singer and songwriter Stella Donnelly follows her acclaimed debut record "Beware of the Dogs" with "Flood". Grown out of the confinement and the new habits the artist picked up during the pandemic, the album is as political as it is personal and as serious as it is fun. Stella sat down to talk to us about new hobbies and perspectives.
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Like Water Seeping Through Fabric: The Wordless Force of Hatis Noit

Hatis Noit is not a singer in the traditional sense of the word. She is an experimental voice artist merging various influences from different vocal traditions to a record full of surprises and emotions. "Aura" finds its music in the embodiment of emotions through vocals as sounds and not as words. We met the artist to speak about language, tradition, and her approach to music making.
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Kurz vorm Ende der Welt: Ami Warning on Family Ties and Producing her Mixtape

Just before the End of the World, loosely translates the title of Ami Warning’s new record 'Kurz vorm Ende der Welt'. It is the fourth record of the young Munich-based artist and the first one that she entirely self-produced. Over the course of the pandemic, she crafted songs that are uniquely hers and fuses the various genres that influence her style topped with the coolness of the German lyrics.
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Bending and Breaking Time: Sinead O’Brien On Language and Her Debut LP

There is a certain aura of mystery surrounding Sinead O’Brien. The Irish singer and writer might best be described as an artist. She is not just a singer but a poet, not just a poet but a designer, not just a designer but a musician. O'Brien's debut "Time Bend and Break the Bower" veils itself in the cloak of her multi-layered artistry. We caught up with the artist to see what's underneath.
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