An indie folk singer/songwriter based out of Portland, Oregon, Haley Heynderickx draws from a wide array of influences, citing her religious Philipino-American upbringing, jazz radio, the folk music of the 1960s and '70s, and the idiosyncratic acoustic guitar styles of Leo Kottke and John Fahey.
All of those ingredients find their way into her music, which pairs deft fingerpicking with lyrics that flirt with levity, but hew toward introspection. Heynderickx independently released an EP, Fish Eyes, in 2016. The album elicited rave reviews regionally, and caught the attention of Mama Bird Recording Co., which put out her full-length debut, I Need to Start a Garden, in 2018. ~ James Christopher Monger, Rovi