New Music Critique: Katya Richardson


We’re really taken with the work of Katya Richardson, whose music has been performed at venues such as Disney Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. Spartanly titled, her “I,” “II,” and “III” have a curious combination of simplicity and intricacy, of playfulness and seriousness, that is consistently fascinating, always unpredictable and never, ever dull. If she gives you a catchy saxophone groove that you quickly dig, be sure that she will soon switch it up to something altogether different and intriguing, such as a murmuring, bird-like “vocal chorus” or some old-school licks and clicks from a jazz drummer. We’d love to see a cutting-edge filmmaker enlist her for a soundtrack.

Contact: [email protected]
Web: soundcloud.com/katyarichardsonmusic, katyarichardson.com
Seeking: Label, Film/TV, Commissions
Style: Electro-Jazz