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Posts Tagged ‘Flau’

And So I Place You in the Setting Sun: An Interview with Laurel Simmons of MayMay

Meet Laurel Simmons, the Oregon based songstrel whose beautiful debut album came out earlier this summer.

Written by Amelia Gregory

May May by Novemto Komo
May May by Novemto Komo.

MayMay is Laurel Simmons of Arizona, now resident amongst the new folk milieu of Oregon. Her debut album And So I Place You in the Setting Sun is a beatific ode to her grandmother; a melodic showcase for Laurel's beguiling vocals. I caught up with Laurel to find out what inspired her solo debut.

And So I Place You in the Setting Sun MayMay album cover
Your album came out in June, what has the response been like and what have you been up to since then?
We've been pleasantly surprised by the words shared about our music so far. It has been encouraging. Since the album was released and we returned from a tour in Japan in June, I married in July and have been enjoying the warm summer months in Portland with bikes, friends and a canoe that we… read more

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An interview with Japanese singer Cuushe about the making of Girl / You Know That I am Here / But the Dream

Three years after the release of her captivating debut album Red Rocket Telepathy, contemporary Japanese dream-pop singer Cuushe is back with a new EP of bewitching remixes...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cuushe by Sam Parr. Japanese singer Cuushe releases an extended EP, Girl / You Know That I am Here / But the Dream, featuring remixes of her dreamy vocals set […]