If we believe what we've been told by every Young Adult novel and rom-com to ever exist, summer means reckless adventures and dreamy teenage romance. Singer-songwriter Chelsea Cutler
provides the perfect soundtrack for all your summertime festivities, whether you're road tripping to the beach or watching the sunset over the city skyline. Cutler's writing is effortless, and our exclusive session with the rising star proves she's one to keep a close eye on this year.
Considering how much raw talent she possesses, it's surprising to hear the 20-year-old admit she never intended to make a career out of playing music. Cutler learned guitar and piano when she was young and later, like so many hopeful independent artists, began posting covers on SoundCloud. After tackling the work of everyone from Odesza and the Chainsmokers to Jack Johnson and The Tallest Man on Earth in her repertoire, Cutler's own unique blend of electronic and acoustic sounds started to take shape.
We got to witness Cutler's brilliance during a stripped-back session at Baeble HQ this spring. Just her and a guitar, Cutler's delicate vocals filled the space with the confidence of a seasoned performer. Stepping out from the shadow of electronic production, Cutler gives her impressive lyrics a chance to breathe. If you're in the mood for some youthful summertime nostalgia, you're experiencing this captivating performance right in time.