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Leah Coloff


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Edgy, dark, experimental rock

Status:

Most recent release, This Tree (2014)

See also:

Leah Coloff's site

Wikipedia's entry for Leah Coloff

Leah Coloff's Bandcamp page

Leah Coloff's facebook page

Leah Coloff's Soundcloud page

The Ectophiles' Guide's entry for Number 19, a band Leah Coloff plays with

She also plays with Lucibel Crater

Comparisons:

Bonfire Madigan, Rebecca Moore

Covers/own material:

Own, occasional covers

General comments:

Leah Coloff sings raw, almost experimental pop, accompanied by her dramatic cello work. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Recommended first album:

Dark Sweet Heart is the only one we've heard

Recordings:


Dark Sweet Heart

Release info:

2000

Availability:

See Leah Coloff's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended for fans of the dramatic and odd

Group members:

Leah Coloff—cello, vocals

Guest artists:

Ben Shapiro—guitar
Rich Kulsar—drums
Dave Phelps—guitar (5, 9)

Produced by:

Adam Lasus, Leah Coloff

Comments:

This is a singular album and reminds me a little of a mix of Bonfire Madigan and Rebecca Moore. It's hard to describe. While it's not exactly un-melodic, the strong structures are on the verge of experimental. Dark and dramatic, her vocals suit the mood, playing off the cello. Very interesting, and ectophiles will find much to enjoy here. (sophiagurley@hotmail.com)

Further info:

Leah Coloff also has done a lot of session work, including with Kristi Martel

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