I’m already starting to put together a list of anticipated albums for 2018, and it sounds like Holly Miranda just added her name to the list. Her performance on this song is pretty stunning, especially when accented by Kyp Malone, who takes on few verses on his own. Perhaps the best thing about this track is that the duo leave a big space behind the delicate guitar and vocals; it draws the listener deep within the confines of the track, rolling them over and over in melancholic pop. Look for a new album from Miranda come February of next year.
Instead of going on about how Holly Miranda is a female songwriter with looks and songs, let’s just enjoy listening to this great new single of hers. I love the nonchalance in her lyrical display here, not to mention the coated fragility that seems to seep through. And, instead of just giving us a singer-songwriter touch, she adds some atmospheric flourishes behind it all, strengthening the heart of the track; it puts her in a league where few other live…female or not. Look for her self-titled LP to hit on May 19th via Dangerbird Records.
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We here at Austin Town Hall were fortunate enough to get our hands on some tickets for the much anticipated Tegan and Sara at Bass Concert Hall on Friday night. Touring in support of their latest release, Sainthood, the girls were accompanied by the beautiful Holly Miranda and Steel Train. A sold out crowd filled the hall, and you could hear the buzz as all the fans anxiously awaited the beginning of the night. Follow the jump for the full show review and pics.
|Location||Bass Concert Hall|
|Tickets||$23 – $35 from UT|
Friday is a day in Austin we’ve been looking forward to for quite some time as Tegan & Sara make their much anticipated stop at Bass Concert Hall. The Canadian duo will be joined on the stage by Steel Train and Holy Miranda. Surprisingly, tickets for this one can still be purchased from the UT performing arts center. Don’t miss out![audio: http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/11-The-Ocean.mp3]
Download: Tegan & Sara – The Ocean [MP3]
The beautiful Holly Miranda is prepping her new album The Magician’s Private Library due out Feb. 23rd via XL Recordings. Below we’ve got a chance for you to check out first single “Waves” from the upcoming album. Holly is another one of those ladies with a voice that I find irresistible.[audio: http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/HollyMiranda_Waves.mp3]
Download: Holly Miranda – Waves [MP3]
|Tickets||$10 from Frontgate|
Front runners of the dance movement Friendly Fires are playing at Mohawk on Thursday night. The show also includes buzz band The XX and Holly Miranda so the lineup is sick. This also gives me an excuse to put up this XX song called “” which will probably be in my year end top songs list.[audio: http://austintownhall.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/03-Crystalised.mp3]
Download: The XX – Crystalised [MP3]