Ora Cogan inhabits a sonic space somewhere between shoegaze, folk and dark-wave. She has released seven albums to date and collaborated with a multitude of artists while touring extensively for over a decade. Her new album Crickets combines the intricate guitar work and atmospheric style she is known for with bold new arrangements that stretch out across many a sonic realm.
“Spent many nights listening to this captivating music.” - Mazzy Star
Cogan can be strikingly sparse and overwhelmingly composed in the same sublime breath. She summons orchestral waves of violins and rolling psychedelic guitars, propelled forward by a voice that sweeps audiences away under a tsunami of blissful sonic complexity. - Sled Island Festival
Multi-instrumentalist Ora Cogan makes gorgeous experimental folk compositions laced with hints of psychedelia, chamber pop, and rock. - She Shreds
While her lyrics focus on corporate greed and environmental degradation, her transcendent arrangements provide relief and hope. - Bandcamp
Ora’s music is effortlessly extravagant. This is not music made for passive listening, rather, it is something that needs to be experienced. Discorder Magazine
“Cogan’s drawl evokes the tone of Karen Dalton and the technique of John Martyn.” - The Wire