Skeletons Of The Muse

“Skeletons is about making amends and friends with ghosts of my past, with my roller-coaster present and even with my uncertain future…” 

Story

Skeletons of the Muse, which was partially funded by fans through Kickstarter, comes a little over one year since the release of her digital EP, Affair with the Muse, in March 2011, which shot her to #2 on Reverbnation’s San Francisco pop chart and #41 on the national chart. Also, in that time, Aoede has garnered numerous accolades for her music…

Motivation

Her drive and spirit are an indelible testament to her determination to create, motivate, educate, communicate and perform for her fans through numerous mediums. To listen to Skeletons of the Muse, one would never suspect that the individual responsible for this radiant and inspirational body of work continually faces unknown risks and rewards..

  •   “One of the fun things about diving into a sea of mostly DIY music is “discovering” an unsigned artist who could be the next big thing.  At a very least, it’s easy to find more than a few folks who are going to have exciting careers which I will enjoy following.  One is San Francisco area singer/songwriter Aoede.  With a vocal style similar to Feist or Fiona Apple, her songs are more lush and ornate than either.”

    Walking on a Wire-Artist of the Week
  • “It is a story-telling, magic-making kind of music… her vocals add a lightness, a radiance that dances on the edges of the music itself.  It’s like the halo on an angel, the shimmering light on a firefly’s back.”

    San Francisco Voice
  •   “Bringing pop worthy hooks together with alt rock instrumentation and smoky production…” 

    Massive Music
  •   “One of the fun things about diving into a sea of mostly DIY music is “discovering” an unsigned artist who could be the next big thing.  At a very least, it’s easy to find more than a few folks who are going to have exciting careers which I will enjoy following.  One is San Francisco area singer/songwriter Aoede.  With a vocal style similar to Feist or Fiona Apple, her songs are more lush and ornate than either.”

    Walking on a Wire-Artist of the Week
  •   “Once every blue moon, the universe is blessed with the laughter of an angel.  There may be a blue moon for awhile because the musical vibe of Aoede encompasses that angelic sound.  Beyond the voice, there is inspirational songwriting and a metaphysical presence within every note… Her story is as compelling as her willingness to share it with the world.” 

    Independent Music and Media
  •   “I receive thousands and thousands of submissions for airplay from all over the world,  and you were chosen from all of those submissions because I feel that you are one of the BEST independent artists out there right now. Way to go! ”

    The Radio Cafe ReverbNation Indie Music Countdown
    Christopher Ewing
  • “This album is like a cool breeze on a warm summer day.  You’ll find yourself deep in empathy, as if her words were meant for your ears alone.”

    Sqwerm Music Review
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