Known as half of the heartbreak folk duo The Swell Season, Marketa Irglova is no stranger to the music industry. In fact, together with Glen Hansard, they won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Falling Slowly” from the movie “Once” which they both starred in as well. As a solo artist, Marketa Irglova can hold her ground as she is known for her sentimental songs.Read More
Singer/songwriters have a penchant for writing about love, ad nasuem—
But Carlos Castaño, a Filipino musician, armed with his acoustic-guitar-of-emotional-distress breathes new life into the subject with his vulnerability; combining crowd-pleasing beats with clever wordplay and an introspective take on what is evidently, his preferred subject matter.Read More
Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Kirsten Ludwig is not your typical pop songstress, as this contemporary singer-songwriter transcends the boundaries of her genre by defying expectations.
Drifting, an eight-track collection, leaves listeners at awe as each note unravels in every nook and crevice that Ludwig’s eccentric music presents. You’ll definitely get a dream-like quality to Kirsten’s music upon first hear, which sounds like a hybrid between Regina Spektor and Emmy Curl.
Performing since 2010, singer-songwriter Ray Brown hails from Salem, New York. Canyon is the first release from the artist and it’s been described as a sandwich of fun and tragedy at the same time.
Containing 12-tracks, Brown’s genre of choice is acoustic folk but he manages to extend and incorporate a little bit of alternative and country to the mix as well.Read More
With already a number of releases under his belt, Derek Clegg returns to our blog with another set of tracks in, Life Unfolds, which was originally released in 2012. Much of his previous works have been featured here on Frostclick as well, including his debut album KJC which has reached more than 100,000 downloads since it first grazed the pages of the blog.Read More