Buy
Gemma
Feeling's Not A Tempo
Out May 31st, 2019 Buy

As Gemma, NYC-based vocalist Felicia Douglass (Ava Luna, Dirty Projectors) and producer Erik Gundel make effervescent art pop that pulls from funk, disco, R&B, and beyond. The duo level up on their second LP, Feeling's Not A Tempo, inviting the rhythm section of their live show, as well as friends on saxophone and upright bass, into the studio. Gundel oversees the expanded palette with a distinctly uplifting vision, also playing guitar, trumpet, keyboards, pedal steel, violin, and additional percussion. Douglass is bold and confident as a lyricist and performer, bouncing between skyward belts, falsettos and spoken word interludes. She tells Stereogum, "There's a thread of surrendering to dream scenarios across the album, escaping your reality for just a second to get by." It's out on Double Double Whammy.

Coverage on music sites Official website
Get a premiere in your inbox each week, listen to full album below.

Loading ...
    Want to be the first to know about next week's premiere? Sign up!

    Records Recently Featured on Hype Machine

    All albums are selected by our team and featured free of charge. You can see the complete list of our premieres here.



    August 17th
    Pat Keen
    Cells Remain
    August 3rd
    Jonathan Something
    Cannibal House Rule…
    July 20th
    Den-Mate
    Hypnagogia
    July 6th
    Turtledoves
    Pillars of the Eart…
    July 2nd
    Holy Wave
    Interloper
    June 29th
    Little Kid
    Transfiguration Hig…
    June 3rd
    C. Diab
    White Whale
    June 1st
    Discovery Zone
    Remote Control
    May 18th
    Harrington, Gustin…
    Tura Lura
    May 18th
    TG
    Memory Foam
    April 13th
    Zelma Stone
    Dreamland
    March 30th
    Jeffrey Silverstei…
    You Become The Moun…

    Hype Machine has been introducing the world to new music since 2005. We track music publications and present what they discuss for easy discovery on the iPhone, Android, and the web. These album premieres are our effort to highlight new releases we enjoy.