Head over to USA Today for an exclusive first listen of We Are Alive!

"As someone who listens to dozens of bands each week, the music can really start to blend together after a while. It's particularly exciting, then, when I encounter something that sounds like absolutely nothing else.

Meklit is one such musician. Born in Ethiopia and based in San Francisco, the singer-songwriter draws upon a spectrum of influences, crafting tunes that sound soulful, experimental, jazzy and even retro. (Case in point: She covers a song by The Police on her new record..."  Read More

Source: Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY