Midnight Room. The Illinois native’s voice is so rich and melodious as it spirals upward through gentle layers of acoustic guitars and shimmering keyboards that it makes the romantic lyrics feel personal and new. Elsewhere, she tumbles ruefully over the floating echoes of piano on “Into the Avalanche,” her voice billowing grandly like a sail over the candied landscape of sound. In the past, Morgan has led The Hush Sound and Gold Motel and duetted with La Sera in the charming indie-pop duo Books of Love, but she’s seemingly at the height of her powers with Springtime Carnivore, her ongoing, L.A.-based solo project.
“I build my world around you … I never stop dreaming of you,” Greta Morgan purrs on the title track of Springtime Carnivore’s 2016 album,