Singer-songwriter Gia Margaret crafts delicate indie rock that recalls the bare vulnerability of Sharon Van Etten, the sonic surprise of Sylvan Esso and the folky warmth of Bon Iver’s first album.
The Chicago-based artist’s debut album, There’s Always Glimmer, reads like an intimate series of handwritten diary entries, confessing desires, fears and raw feelings for an audience of one. It might just be the prettiest thing put to wax this year.
Ryan is a writer, editor and vinyl collector currently based in Los Angeles. He started Mini Music Critic in 2017.