KEYS TO HER HEART: Hearts & Plugs recording artist Grace Joyner plays a Casiotone organ from the '70s that she received as a gift. “I ended up really loving it. I’m a big fan of eerie, romantic sounds,” she says. “If I didn’t play the organ, I’d feel like something was missing.” Photo by Apartment A

Grace Joyner headlines Hearts & Plugs showcase at New Mountain

If singer-songwriter Grace Joyner’s path to fronting a band meandered a bit, the end justifies the means. Her debut EP, Young Fools, is eloquent and self-possessed without being overworked or overwrought. The coolness of the spacey keyboard tones and shimmery percussion is well-matched to Joyner’s simultaneously rounded and remote vocal. The musician — who plays […]