Chilean singer-songwriter Yael Meyer will release new music this year and play SXSW as well as select dates throughout the U.S. in 2017. This comes as a welcome announcement after she has garnered praise for her fusion of electronica, pop, and folk music. Some of the critical acclaim for her record Warrior Heart, released on her own label KLI Records, included NPR's Felix Contreras and Jasmine Garsd listing it among "musical treasures we've uncovered," Rolling Stone Argentina naming her "one of the five female Chilean musicians to know," and her native Chilean El Mercurio naming her one of the 100 most influential young leaders.
Yael Meyer broke out on the strength of several singles and videos. Entertainment Weekly premiered the video for bouncy electropop track "Human Divine," which you can watch here. Haunting song "The Hunt," with its video shot in the Andes, premiered on the CW show Reign and can be watched here.
Meyer's new music should be arriving later this year, and she is working again with producer Bill Lefler (Dashboard Confessional, Ingrid Michaelson), who she worked with on Warrior Heart. She says "This album is much more raw, much more guitar heavy, with bigger distortions and disruptive sounds, while still maintaining the quality that I have always wanted to generate with music which is to take people through different emotions and hopefully inspire some interesting visuals in their minds."