New Music Critique: Kate Steinway

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Kate Steinway’s ukulele-fueled recordings showcase an artist whose voice has a level of purity that is the perfect fit for her folk-influenced material. “Hurricane” shows the singer’s ability to really reach down to get throaty and powerful as the song’s vigor demands. We do feel, however, that her lead vocal could be situated more prominently in the mix. Here, it is merely one instrument among several and suffers as a result. That isn’t a problem on the sweet, innocent “Tiny Home” where the singer holds the sonic spotlight. Our favorite is “True North,” a love song whose classic-folk DNA oozes with Celtic flavors and shows that Steinway is at her best when called upon to deliver a song that is sincere and devotional.

Contact: hello@katesteinway.com
Web: katesteinway.com
Seeking: Film/TV, Booking, Mgmt, Publicity, Label
Style: Singer-Songwriter