Classically trained Regina Spektor is a 32-year-old, Russian-born singer and songwriter who redefines pop with her unorthodox lyrics, quirky style, and utter cuteness. Her ability to incorporate unique guttural vocalizations and off-tempo flurries into her foot-tapping melodies sets her apart from other musicians. Drawing by Talia Goodman, 16, Massachusetts.Full Story»
Singer-songwriter Sonali Argade’s debut EP, “Speechless,” tells the tale of her life through meaningful lyrics and powerful guitar riffs. Her pop sound is infectious and catchy, and all five of her tracks have an individual theme that is poignant and relatable. Sonali is not your typical artist though. All of the proceeds from her single were donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation
Indie rock band The Strange Familiar’s new album, “Chasing Shadows,” illustrates pure individuality. With the band’s diverse musical styles and strong-voiced lead vocalist, Kira Leyden, it’s hard to believe that their music doesn’t gain the popularity it deserves.
Fantasia Burrino, a unique R&B artist commonly known from American Idol, bares a deeply emotional side of herself on her album “Back to Me.” On this album, Fantasia tells a story illustrating different emotions experienced during a relationship. Each of the songs has different beats and tempos, ranging from slow and peaceful to cheery and upbeat.