Huw Baines

Tori Zietsch is creating evocative, romantic music as Maple Glider

Under the name Maple Glider, Melbourne songwriter Tori Zietsch creates evocative, grimly romantic music, fusing woozy emotion with cut glass folk-pop hooks that orbit moments cribbed from her own life experience.

Introducing… Katy Kirby, the Texan songwriter approaching indie-rock with a clean slate

Kirby’s evangelical Christian upbringing meant she grew up without many of the pop touchstones the rest of us take for granted, but it also means the guitarist’s debut album comes from a place unburdened by its baggage.