Bay Area Feature: LOUIZA – “Leash On A Tiger”


We’re very excited to share a brand new track from Oakland artist, LOUIZA with her single, “Leash On A Tiger” that dropped today. The track is a hard hitting start and stop indie rock track reminiscent of Alt J and Sleigh Bells with a catchy and full organ line building us up for an upbeat chorus showcasing LOUIZA’s vocal range and abilities. 

LOUIZA is a new project from San Francisco native Rebecca Mimiaga. Mimiaga studied music at The NewSchool for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York City. The previous summer Mimiaga interned at Chelsea Recording Studio in NYC. She spent this time exploring the Manhattan’s venues and neighborhoods writing lyrics and exploring herself as an artist, creating two different personas, one acoustic and introvertie, the other outward and electric, this outward persona would later become LOUIZA.  She refined both of these styles performing around NYC. In 2014 she collaborated with orchestrator/producer Maxim Moston to record Words in the Dark – “a highly-personal work for voice, piano and orchestral instruments.” That same year she created and refined her outward voice with a rock band that would become LOUIZA. The following year she left NYC for Oakland and began recording her debut record, “Party Trick” at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco. 

Look out for her record “Party Trick” dropping this month and be sure to catch release shows in 

Sunday 10/15, 2017 –  Cornerstone Brewery , Berkley, CA

Sunday 11/12 2017 – Pianos showroom NYC

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