William Corduroy’s debut EP features a diverse and impressive array of sounds | #Music

William Corduroy’s debut project Wilson is by far one of my favorite submissions to surface in the ELEVATOR inbox this year, and the young, California based artist blends numerous indie pop influences together to make an impressive extended play. The instrumentation is what is to be expected, just from the look of the album art, as it is filled with a variety of synth-driven melodies, soft leading guitar riffs, and largely generic percussion, however most of the sonics change from track to track, offering a sort of survey of indie pop as Corduroy conveys his emotion in different ways that all mesh together … Continue reading William Corduroy’s debut EP features a diverse and impressive array of sounds | #Music

Rising Somali-Canadian artist Amaal releases debut project “Black Dove” | #Music

Amaal makes her debut with Black Dove, her first studio EP, out today via Universal Music Canada/Public Records. The rising Somali-Canadian R&B artist has been named a new artist to watch after her first single, “Not What I Thought,” received over 1 million views on YouTube. On Black Dove, Amaal continues to make a strong impression, showcasing her powerful intuition musically and emotionally. Amaal has mastered the art of pairing airy but commanding vocals with pulsing production The Fader revered. Her single “Coming and Going” was named one of the best music releases of the week by both Nylon and … Continue reading Rising Somali-Canadian artist Amaal releases debut project “Black Dove” | #Music