Morning Mari*’s Album of the Week, 8-12 January
“EP1” by Ola Szmidt (2017) Every morning on Worldwide FM, we play a track from our album of the week. Our pick this week is the hauntingly beautiful ‘Ep1‘ by singer-songwriter and producer Ola Szmidt. A recipient of the InNOVation Award (run by the Steve Reid Foundation), and mentee of Kieran Hebden AKA Four Tet, Ola is a flautist,…
“EP1” by Ola Szmidt (2017)
Taking influence from Eastern folk traditions (her mother tongue is Polish), contemporary classical music, and jazz, she creates in Ep1 raw, soulful and evocative songs. With the help of the loop station (her “most precious notebook and song writing tool”) she also builds intricate and captivating layers of vocal and instrumental harmonies.