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Cage and Aviary / Bryony Jarman-Pinto

Bryony Jarman-Pinto - Cage and Aviary

Tru Thoughts

"Cage & Aviary" is the début from singer/songwriter Bryony Jarman-Pinto. Bryony collaborates with fellow Tru-thoughts label-mate Tom Leah aka Werkha as producer. Werkha's electronic prowess blend seamlessly with Jarman-Pinto's organic approach to her compositions. The result is an impressive union of jazz, folk and subtle elements of electronica. "Saffron Yellow" is stripped down to percolating guitar rhythms, percussion and Jarman-Pintos's emotive vocals. "Sun Kissed" has a slow burning jazz vibe heightened by warm keys and horns. "Emerge" brims with subtle use of the high hat drumming and well placed synths. Hard to imagine that Jarman-Pinto experienced some writer's block while writing this tune before she had a breakthrough. That aside, Jarman-Pinto's lyrics, along with her hypnotic vocals provide plenty of emotional depth while embarking on topics about love, life and other thought provoking topics. A superb début from a new voice you should get familiar with.

Reg Dancy, 09/19