London singer/songwriter/producer Laurel premieres her new mixtape Allelopathy, a 5-track collection featuring the artist’s unique spin on instrumentals by FKA Twigs and underground NYC hip-hop producers Andru and Yung Gud.
Allelopathy, in case you missed Biology 101 in college, is the biological phenomenon in which an organism produces biochemicals that influence the growth, survival and reproduction of other organisms.
Hailing from a tiny town near Southampton in the UK, Laurel has been writing, producing and performing her own original material since age 14. Following the completion of her college exams, Laurel moved to London and inked a deal with Turn First Records (Iggy Azalea, Ellie Goulding, Dan Croll) off the strength of a song demo. Now 20, her previously released single Firebreather and two EPs, To The Hills and Holy Water, which showcase haunting and beautiful sound layered with subtle orchestral arrangements and electronic beats with orchestral arrangements. At the forefront is Laurel’s her sultry vocals. Her tracks have garnered over 5 million Spotify streams and millions of YouTube views.