The vibes are immaculate in this Atlantic Records debut. For the single and music video “Sad Song,” you feel like you’re waking up and seeing yourself reflected in the movements of EBEN and the lyrics he spins. It’s honestly a trip through the mundanities of waking up in bed alone, reminiscing on an old flame and the feelings that were once associated with them, before ending in a resolution where we can find our self worth and sink our teeth into the freshness of new experiences.
Jake Troth is a no-bullshit artist and songwriter. Rather than play dress-up in flowery wording, he aims to have listeners from a diverse demographic resonate with his music by culminating chord progressions, lyrics, tempo, melody, and more into something simple, but effective. Music has been his lifeline since the times when he sat in the back of his father’s car, listening to legends like The Beatles, Paul Simon, and Eleanor Rigby.
Emma Hern is a singer-songwriter who lives in the space she’s created for herself confidently—a space of female empowerment, sensual dancing, 9 pm tea on a Saturday night, and old-soul-pop-rock-blues music. She lives to connect with people, it’s what gets her out of bed every day, as she continues to practice the universal language of music.
Deau Eyes is an indie, rock n’ roll artist that lives in a constant state of ebb and flow, floating through the atmosphere and vibing with the energy around her. A classic Gemini Spirit, Deau Eyes—whose real name is Ali Thibodeau—tries to keep things as fun as possible all the time, opening herself up to the world around her, changing with it, arriving at a better place.
Lily DeTaeye is a singer/songwriter from Des Moines, Iowa, who endeavors to engage in the art of storytelling, connecting individuals together through her folk, soft rock, and blues songs with a twinge of jazz. A young woman who loves peanut butter and long walks with her dog, Lily transforms herself into a captivating presence to be taken seriously on stage as she discussed the topics and points of contention around sexual assault, sexism, and mental health, among other things.
Tiphanie Doucet is a French-American singer, songwriter, and musician. From the age of 17, she learned to be independent, making an authentic path for herself as she traveled from Paris, France, to the United States in her early twenties. With a passion to be one with her mind, body, and soul. Doucet tells us about the beauty of music and performance as a way to be a creator that connects with others and makes them feel good about life.
Hallie Spoor is a soul that transcends time and space with her music, floating above the atmosphere to connect with the people around her. In her music, she ensures women supporting women is always at the forefront, because there’s nothing more beautiful.
James Gardin is a free-flowing, authentic human being who strives to create art with his audience in mind. He specifically creates art that ensures no one is alone, that gives the message he will be there for you to connect with and identify with.
Erik Rabasca is a poetic soul, transcending the limitations of life to unite people together in his universal mission for selfless love. This passion fuses into the core of the music his band, Light Warriors, creates when they step into a performance space with the intention to connect the people who have gathered together.
There is profound hope and gratitude, however, for the black artists that have taken this time to create something for their community, to truly serve them, feed them, all while reflecting the times for which we are all entrenched in.
It opens in the belly of the black woman, slipping through the crevices of her existence and entering into a world unknown—a world where one can simply “be.”