Understanding. “Try to keep your tires on the road even when the wind picks up.” The Brooklyn songwriter discloses her messages of encouragement over soothing keyboards, which occasionally give away to more momentous clouds of noise that soon subside again beneath her whispery vocals. In the past, Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn has collaborated with such indie-pop allies as Thao Nguyen, Tune-Yards, Tara Jane O’Neil and Phil Elverum, and she even wrote an album with Spectratone International, Share This Place: Stories and Observations, that examined the secret lives of insects. Mirah’s quiet observations are framed artfully with lulling chamber-pop and folk settings on such records as 2017’s Sundial.
“If anything tries to hold you back, we won’t let it,” Mirah insists on “Hot Hot,” from her latest album,