Every week on KPCC's Take Two, host A Martinez runs through the latest in new music offerings coming to - and out of - Southern California. This week music supervisor Morgan Rhodes shared her picks.
Beatchild & The Slakadeliqs
Album: Heavy Rockin' Steady
After a decade in the business and six years after their debut project (The Other Side of Tomorrow), Beatchild, the audio engineer turned maestro, is back with a fresh take on a familiar sound.
Album: Sometimes A Rose Will Grow In Concrete
Morgan calls Sy Smith a singer's singer, a touring/traveling musician and sought after background vocalist. For the last several years she has been on the road with Chris Botti. Morgan says her long-awaited project is here and well worth the wait.
Album: Crush EP
Chicago and Los Angeles team up to produce one of the best new stars on the alt R&B scene - Ravyn Lenae.