Singer songwriters must bring a triple threat to make a mark in today’s musical climate. A unique voice, engaging lyrical content and some form of entrancing sonic creation. Laura Hocking is an artist who aims high with all three and manages to hit home every time. She possesses a vocal intensity that swells and surrenders with equal poise, weaves carefully constructed words that tell tales of family, friends and mental illness and utilises a heady mixture of brooding folk with classical instrumentation. Her self-released EP is out now.