new to me music: hannah trigwell

love love love her raw talent!!

The Verbal Thing

Recently, I’ve been making a lot of mixes — for feelings, for friends, for fandoms — which means that, for the first time in a long time, I’ve been browsing YouTube quite a bit. As I’ve gotten more involved in music and the art of mix-making, I’ve discovered that oftentimes, the original recording of a song might fit the overall theme of what you’re aiming at — but the feeling is just all wrong. What to do? As far as I can tell, there are a few options:

  • Search for an acoustic version of the song, by the same artist
  • Search for a cover

YouTube is ripe with young, talented musicians who record themselves on a regular basis playing original material and covers of popular songs. I’ve had the distinct pleasure of discovering a number of incredible artists just by searching for covers of random songs… But today, I discovered…

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