If you have listened to the whole Gabriela Robin discography, you’ve probably heard so many synth alterations made on her voice, but some songs just seem so raw it has to be her real voice. Take for example “ABC Mouse Parade” from Yoko Kanno’s Song to Fly Album – it sounds so raw, almost no synth except for special effects here and there. (…not to mention that Kanno’s voice actually sounds like that when she talks!)
So that given, here is an artist who has almost the same pitch, timbre, and pronounciation as Gabriela Robin in ABC Mouse Parade. Her looks might also remind you of the character “Sora” from Escaflowne the movie. Her name is Joanna Newsom, a harpist, pianist, harpsichordist, singer and songwriter from Nevada City, California.
Listen to her song Sprout and Bean and note the similarities: (more…)