Category Archives: Les muses de La Musa

The muses of La Musa: Tayla Parx

GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer, songwriter, and boundary breaker Tayla Parx reimagines genre, gender, feminism, popular music, and the very definition of an artist. From the onset of her career, she has consistently shifted perspectives on stage as a performer, behind-the-scenes as a songwriter, and on-screen as an actress in television, films, and video games.

She launched her solo career with the acclaimed 2017 Tayla Made mixtape and one-off singles such as “Runaway” [feat. Khalid], which quickly clocked over 15.4 million Spotify streams within six months. Her full-length debut was, We Need to Talk. 

Tayla Parx has revealed a brand new track with ‘Dance Alone’ ‘Dance Alone’ is an appetising teaser to Tayla’s anticipated new album ‘Coping Mechanisms’ – set for release later this year.

The muses of La Musa: Samantha Crain

 Samantha Crain is a born-and-bred Okie with Choctaw heritage; she plays with a revolving cast of musicians, including fiddle player Daniel Foulks. While attending Oklahoma Baptist University, she registered for a semester-long songwriting retreat at Martha’s Vineyard. The experience helped Crain hone her craft, and after returning to Oklahoma, she went all-in on a music career. Crain released her debut EP, The Confiscation, in 2007 and her latest is, Kinda,

“Holding to the Edge of Night” is one of the new songs from Crain’s upcoming album “A Small Death.”

The muses of La Musa: Caroline Rose

After introducing herself to audiences in the early 2010s as a writer of upbeat and clever Americana, Caroline Rose is now firmly a pop singer. Rose first applied her songwriting talent to pop rock on 2018’s Loner, and her newest release, Superstar, is a synth-heavy concept album, telling the story of an unabashedly ambitious singer’s rapid rise and unceremonious fall.

The muses of La Musa: Nadine Shah

Having flown the nest at 17 to pursue a career as a jazz singer in London, Nadine Shah is well known for her formidably individual tone and fearless approach to songwriting, as she holds nothing back with her politically infused lyrics. Influenced by artists such as Nina Simone, The Beach Boys, Dolly Parton, Frida Kahlo and Arthur Russel, her sound has often been described as a blend between PJ Harvey and Nick Cave, with her brooding, intensely atmospheric cocktail of stylish gothic pop and jazz-kissed indie rock nodding to the likes of Anna Calvi and Richard Hawley. 

Following 2017’s ‘Holiday Destination’, Nadine Shah’s fourth album ‘Kitchen Sink’ is set for release on 5th June via Infectious Music, and she’s now sharing a new track.

The muses of La Musa: Soko

Born Stéphanie Sokolinski but having gone by the nickname Soko as long as she can remember, the French talent has been making waves in both music and acting for well over a decade.  The Bordeaux-born, LA-based singeris getting ready to drop her third full-length studio album, Feel Feelings!

The 34-year-old French singer, songwriter, and actress will be releasing the album on June 12 and she just dropped the song “Are You a Magician” along with its music video directed by Gia Coppoloa.

The muses of La Musa: Hempress Sativa

Hempress Sativa is one of the most dynamic and talented performers – male or woman – in reggae music today. Currently at work on her sophomore album following her extremely impressive debut “Unconquerebel” – and its dub version with legendary sound engineer Scientist (“Scientist Meets Hempress Sativa in Dub”) – Hempress Sativa is a spiritual, powerful, deeply conscious Rastafari singer. Born into a musical family, she grew up surrounded and nurtured by some of the biggest names in Jamaican music.

The muses of La Musa: Poppy

 Poppy is a musician. While a majority of Poppy‘s videos are short, bizarre sound bites about…something, it’s clear she is first and foremost in it for the music. She came out with an EP called Bubblebath in 2016, and her first full album is titled Poppy.Computer. Her music is catchy and upbeat, Marina And The Diamonds-esque with a dash of early Lady Gaga. But there’s also something about it that’s totally unique, heavily influenced by internet culture and the digital age.
Nonetheless,  post-genre art and music visionary Poppy has released her boundlessly ambitious and nu-metal  new album. I Disagree boasts a variegated nature which embodies “alternative” in the truest sense of the word, as Poppy bleeds the boundaries between pop, progressive, electronic, and metal, underpinned by unpredictable time signature shifts and indelible earworm vocal hooks. The album marks a dynamic and deliberate shift for Poppy.