We’re our Sofar alumni’s biggest cheerleaders, and they make it easy for us every time they release killer albums. From pop hits to emotional ballads, here are a few of the albums we can’t wait to stream when they’re released this spring. Check them out!
Classically trained piano player Hanna Joy and multi-instrumentalist Tim Fitz first met in 2014, and Fitz began to produce her solo works as well as player in her band.
All the sad songs with all the big feels. Julien Baker is a beloved Sofar alum hailing from Memphis, Tennessee.
Dark River is the evocative new album from Lydia Luce, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist adeptly blending spellbinding strings, warm guitar tones and dream-like piano to create a sophisticated soundtrack that expands across vintage pop, contemporary classical, psychedelic folk and indie rock.
The solo project of London-based multi-instrumentalist James Mathé, Barbarossa makes minimalist folk, R&B, and electronic-influenced pop.
Elizabeth Ziman was raised in Greenwich Village, and is now a performer songwriter and film composer based out of Brooklyn NY.
Fruit Bats is an American rock band formed in 1997 in Chicago, Illinois. Noted as an early entrant into the folk-rock boom of the early 2000s, the group is led by singer/songwriter Eric D. Johnson.
Ian Sweet’s work proves that there is no one absolute; just the ease that comes with knowing everything will be okay as long as you hold tight to the pocket-sized things in life that bring happiness while you watch the rest of your world fall apart in slow-motion.
A songwriter with a scope for all things relatable, Symes has engulfed listeners with fables and life experiences all too familiar. With timely cleverness and lyrical intelligence, Jack accepts a tight grasp on the art of emotion behind a true storyteller.
Soothing songs to cure your isolation heart aches. This indie folk band showcases modernist sounds.
Like David Byrne and Slaughter Beach Dog? You’re going to love this endearing punk band from Brighton, England.
23-year old Chicago native, CHAI, is an R&B soul singer influenced by artists including Alicia Keys and John Legend. CHAI began her career recording hooks for local rappers at the age of 18 and has since established herself as a stand out female vocalist.
A British alternative rock band with flares of folk influence. Their upcoming album, Blue Weekend is said to be the lovechild of folk and grunge.