Ellis’ Effortlessly Mellow Vocals Set A Mood At SXSW Watch The Video For Ellis' Latest Single "Something Blue" On Blurred Culture
AUSTIN, TX- Last year, Linnea Siggelkow p/k/a “Ellis” released her debut EP The Fuzz. Like its title, it’s a dreamy collection of six songs that’s chalked filled with hazy synth and guitar distortions and moody tempos, tied together by Linnea’s effortlessly mellow vocals.
I was able to catch Ellis perform an early afternoon performance at Stereogum’s SXSW showcase at Cheer up Charlie’s and was immediately put in a relaxed mood. It was one of the performances that had me wishing I was laid out on a sprawling lawn of manicured grass as opposed to a narrow room that lacked air conditioning. LOL.
The effortlessly, dreamy qualities that Ellis exhibited are a solid foundation from which to grow. Linnea can easily take her sonics in any direction she’d like depending on the mood she’s in and what instruments she’s playing with when songwriting. From shoegaze, to pop to grunge, there are hints of it all in her music. With her latest single, “Something Blue”, Ellis seems to lean more pop.
But whatever way she goes, it will be a pleasure to see how she grows as an artist. It’s kind of hard to go wrong when you’ve got a Hope Sandoval-like vocals as your foundation.
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