Keto is the name given to the new project of Leah Sinead. As a solo artist Sinead has built a reputation playing shows in her hometown of Nottingham, including performing alongside Stu Larson, JP Cooper and Mick Flannery. More recently she joined Sun Kil Moon on stage for a duet of I Got You Babe, with Moon describing Sinead’s performance as “beautiful”. She has also found fans in fellow contemporary artists such as Shelter Point who have remixed the track Otherside (available mid-February), while BBC Introducing Nottingham recently gave Change its first radio spin.
Keto is still very much the work of Sinead, but with a 3-piece band joining her to expand her atmospheric soundscapes. Musically comparisons can be raised to the down tempo, moody sounds of Portishead but, in the case of Change, a piano takes the place of a more electronic trip-hop sound and in Otherside there’s an alt-rock edge. Sinead’s gorgeous vocals which have been described in the local press as “laden with fragility, mixing old school charisma of Joni Mitchell with a modern twist” - NUSIC.
Newly signed to Nottingham taste-maker label Denizen Recordings (home of - among others - Kagoule), Keto released debut digital single Change b/w Otherside on 23rd February.
26th February - The Elgin, London