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Eleanor Forrest

Sabriel Feels the “Pulse” of Pushing Production Boundaries for New EP

Inspired by pop legends like Britney Spears and Janet Jackson, singer-songwriter Sabriel (pronounced Shaw-bree-elle, according to her phonetically-self titled debut) always knew she’d become a musician. “I don’t remember there being a specific lightbulb moment,” she tells Audiofemme, though...

B-ahwe Reflects on Going Through the “Motions” With New EP

What drew UK artist B-ahwe to the life of a musician was the ability to tell a story and paint a picture with the instruments she adds and the notes she sings. A modern-day bard, B-ahwe utilises her vocals...

Remember Sports Sharpen Their Sound on Latest LP Like a Stone

Artistic evolution takes many forms, and for Philadelphia-based pop-punk quartet Remember Sports, that growth is represented in their latest LP Like a Stone. Released April 23 via Father/Daughter Records, the album signifies the next stage in Remember Sports’ development...

PREMIERE: Szou Takes Snapshot of Pre-Pandemic Nostalgia with “Rose-Tinted”

“I am the queen of self-doubt!” British electronic musician and producer Szou confesses over Zoom. It’s a feeling that many in music battle with, though it might seem contradictory to choose a career that requires this level of vulnerability...

PREMIERE: Andrea Clute Dials Up the Heat with “Red Light”

“There is nothing more intimate than giving everything that you are to somebody you love,” says singer-songwriter Andrea Clute. Her latest track, “Red Light,” zeroes in on her long-term relationship, simultaneously depicting emotional vulnerability, confidence, and the importance of...

Monique DeBose Inspires Change with “More” and “Rally Call”

Singer, writer and activist Monique DeBose utilizes her rich vocals and poetic talent to create anthems for all of us to live and be inspired by. Not one for creating “bubblegum pop” regardless of how much she enjoys it,...

Dark Pop Chanteuse LEXXE Emerges from the Shadows With Debut EP

Every facet of the horror genre is steeped in socially relevant symbolism, from Bram Stoker’s Dracula reflecting contemporary fears of immigration and female promiscuity to the more recent ’90s TV classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which turned the helpless...

Emma Jaye Asserts Her Self Worth on Latest Single “Ghost”

Knowing your own self worth can be an uphill struggle for many; we ignore our strongest supporters, deferring instead to our worst critics – the least of which is that overly callous voice in the back of our mind....

PREMIERE: Ski Team “Photos”

Usually associated with the fleeting status of young love and and sepia-filtered high school summers, there is something intoxicating about sadcore Americana. Lucie Lozinski, who performs as Ski Team, dabbles in this genre on her latest track “Photos,” combining...

PREMIERE: Jodie Nicholson Expands Sonic & Visual Horizons With “Move”

The landscape of the music industry has always been precarious, particularly for emerging artists, in large part because so much of the promotional legwork falls on the musicians themselves, from touring, to selling merch, to shooting music videos. The...

PREMIERE: Alekxandr Relives a Magical Encounter with “Fireflies in Brooklyn”

London-based musician Alekxandr uses his platform to tell authentic queer love stories with his distinctive, powerful vocals. Promoting emotional vulnerability, his music occupies an intimate space that depicts his experiences in love and life with no holds barred. Since...

London Producer Raphaella Conquers Heartbreak on Latest EP Real

London-based musician Raphaella is what you might describe as a triple threat. Working in the music industry as a producer, writer and singer, the 29-year-old has collated an impressive back catalog of work, which includes collaborations with Rudimental, and...