Article by KevW
Marisa (AKA The Phantom Sound) is in a pretty good place right now. Not only has the singer/songwriter/musician written some noteworthy songs and won awards, she's done so by attracting enviable names to help complete her first solo album. Single 'Get To Me' along is produced by Ken Stringfellow (REM, Big Star) and features Clem Burke (Blondie) on drums. None of this will do her any harm in gaining more attention and getting the ball rolling, but the fact that it's such a good track will serve her just as well.
Boasting a classic indie-rock sound, 'Get To Me' is all is all sultry and understated vocals and just enough production to bring out the best in the song without coming close to suffocating it. It almost goes without say that the drums are as rock-solid as they come. Using the phrase "indie-rock" is almost simplifying things, although it wouldn't be worry the folk at the Trade Descriptions Act. It does almost imply a simplicity which, perhaps structurally, does fit, yet there's more going on here than that. Hopefully subsequent tracks live up to the high standards that have been set here.
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