You Might Be Sleeping [w. Jakob Ogawa. At just 21 years old, Jakob Ogawa has a gift for capturing a timeless nostalgia through his stripped down production and soothing, buttery voice. Just for a moment. That infinite tenderness of sweet laughter.
Promising young musicians yet to turn twenty
He's quickly climbing the ranks as a young musician, playing stages around the world like Lollapalooza Argentina and opening for LANY across Europe. On the heels of the release of his stunning new EP, April , we got a chance to hang out with the international breakout star and his guitarist, Georg Minos. We talked about everything from his first show ever, to working with Clairo , and even starting his own oatmeal brand.
Since the s, teen culture and pop culture have been synonymous. Now more than ever, these young, culturally aware people have the ability to influence the world around them, through social platforms, media exposure and an increased visibility. The year-old introduced himself over two years ago with the bouncy bops of his three-track Heart EP, which instantly sparked comparisons to Jai Paul due to his forward-thinking and explorative synth-heavy production style. Her breathy vocals and downcast instrumentation would make any The xx fan fall in love. On the other hand, stuttering hi-hats, ethereal pitched vocals, and experimental overtones hone in FKA twigs.
Claire Elizabeth Cottrill born August 18, , known professionally as Clairo , is an American singer-songwriter. She rose to prominence following the release of her lo-fi song "Pretty Girl" on YouTube. Her professional debut was with the EP Diary , followed by her debut studio album Immunity Claire was born in Atlanta , Georgia , the daughter of marketing executive Geoff Cottrill , and grew up in Carlisle, Massachusetts. At the age of 13, she taught herself guitar from Internet tutorials, after which she began posting music to Bandcamp and SoundCloud , and maintained a YouTube channel where she posted covers and short films. After the popularity of "Pretty Girl", Clairo signed a record contract with the help of her family's connections with The Fader magazine. Claire E. Cottrill  was born in Atlanta, Georgia.