Category: Artist Spotlights

Featured artists on Collected Sounds

Spotlight on: Halie Loren

Halie Loren When Halie Loren was 4 years old, her parents heard her singing along to her sister’s walkman from the other room and looked at each other in total amazement. Was that incredible voice coming out of their ‘little’…

Spotlight on Olga Salamanca

Olga Salamanca grew up all over the Midwest as her family moved from state to state. She remembers happy memories in the black hills of South Dakota as well as the very flat plains of North Dakota. She also remembers…

Spotlight on Rebakah Jordan

Rebekah Jordan’s “the trouble with fiction” is music for wallflowers and dreamers with a.d.d, a gentle mix of genres held together by velvety vocals and a unique point of view, and not what people tend to expect from a girl…

Spotlight on Charlotte Martin

For Charlotte Martin, the most important thing is making a connection. “Every single part of me is a piece of somebody else,” says the piano-playing chanteuse. From connecting her life’s tales with her powerful lyrics, to her fans that see…

Spotlight on Patria Jacobs

With a flamboyant twang achieved through a blend of uncalculated southern eavesdropping and California coastal wallowing, Patria Jacobs’ songs are built around piano, guitar, bass and drum. They are songs are an eclectic collection of pop, dirgy ballads and country…

Spotlight on: Nerina Pallot

Nerina Pallot Nerina Pallot is based in England (London, I believe) But for a time she lived in India as a child. Her fascination with music started pretty early. She’s also been somewhat of an instrument hoarder. She bought herself…

Spotlight on: Sarah Fimm

Sarah Fimm Sarah Fimm is a dark, chaotic mixture of rock and pop with alternative influences. Her sound is colored with smooth, melodic rock fused with thick electronic grooves. A fucked up attitude with a strawberry smile account for Sarah…

Spotlight on: Oksana Kolesnikova

Oksana Kolesnikova Pianist/composer/entertainer Oksana Kolesnikova, was born in the city of Barnaul, Siberia. She came to the US when she was 15, (ten years ago, as of 2004) Her parents wanted to give a better future to their children which…

Spotlight on: Gabrielle Angelique

Gabrielle Angelique Gabrielle was born into a loving caring family. They did not have a lot of money and so they scrimped and saved in order to send her to the best private schools they could find. Gabrielle had a…

Spotlight on Stacie Rose

With the release of a new 11-song compact disc, “This Is Mine” (Enchanted Records), the music of Stacie Rose is began to attract major attention. She appeared on national TV singing the chorus of Simon & Garfunkel’s “America” in August…